Archive for Month: November 2012

  • Nettleham Pair Charged with Charity Fraud

    Lincolnshire Police Officers have charged two people in relation to alleged fraud offences involving a charity. Peter Childs, of Hall Lane, Nettleham, has been charged with thirty-two offences including false accounting, fraud by abuse of position and theft in relation to Mencap. Alison Childs, of Hall Lane, Nettleham, has been charged with twenty-nine offences including false…

  • Independent Wins Election to become Lincolnshire’s First Police and Crime Commissioner

    Alan Hardwick, Independent (Lincolnshire), a former television presenter and public relations officer for the Police Authority, was sworn in to office yesterday following his victory in the election to the new post of Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner. With turnout plummeting to new depths across the country, Lincolnshire managed a turnout of 15.28%, slightly above the national average.…

  • Riseholme Residents Demand Action After Collision on Riseholme Lane

    Two teenagers have been injured in an incident on Riseholme Lane and local resident are calling for action. The two teenage boys, a sixteen year-old from Market Rasen and the a seventeen year-old from Grimsby, were hit by a car at 4.57pm on Tuesday, 6th November. The older of the two boys is understood to be…

  • Another Sorrow for West Lindsey’s Liberal Democrats

    West Lindsey’s Liberal Democrats have been saddened by news that a popular district councillor passed away earlier this week. Cllr. Melvyn ‘Mel’ Starkey, Liberal Democrat (Gainsborough East Ward), served as both a district and town councillor for many years. He was first elected to West Lindsey District Council in 1987 and previously had a career…