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Andrew Brookes rejoined the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian as a senior reporter in May 2021 after a spell working in PR. He was previously news editor at these titles and deputy editor of the Boston Standard.

Tyre flytipper pays out more than £3,000

17 June 2022
Tyre flytipper pays out more than £3,000

Tyre flytipper pays out more than £3,000

17 June 2022

A council took a man to court who had dumped tyres on land in his village.


Robber stole cash and cigarettes

13 June 2022
Robber stole cash and cigarettes

Robber stole cash and cigarettes

13 June 2022

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses who may have seen a robbery.


Community projects win share of £15k police cash pot

26 April 2022
Community projects win share of £15k police cash pot

Community projects win share of £15k police cash pot

26 April 2022

Funding worth £15,000 will be dished out to three projects aimed at improving village lift.


Overnight A17 closures during bridge work

01 March 2022
Overnight A17 closures during bridge work

Overnight A17 closures during bridge work

01 March 2022

Highways chiefs have announced overnight closures for the A17 in Sutton Bridge as part of major maintenance work.


Bridge work is due to start this month

10 February 2022
Bridge work is due to start this month

Bridge work is due to start this month

10 February 2022

An 18-week job to paint and repair Cross Keys Swing Bridge begins at the end of the month.


Residents threatened with screwdriver and knife

21 January 2022
Residents threatened with screwdriver and knife

Residents threatened with screwdriver and knife

21 January 2022

Raiders smashed in the back door of a village home and threatened residents with a knife in a 'terrifying' attack.


Pay rise for Bakkavor workers

30 November 2021
Pay rise for Bakkavor workers

Pay rise for Bakkavor workers

30 November 2021

Union bosses say they have called off the threat of strike action for staff after agreeing a pay rise for workers.


Bridge replacement aim in new ten-year transport vision

26 October 2021
Bridge replacement aim in new ten-year transport vision

Bridge replacement aim in new ten-year transport vision

26 October 2021

The full replacement of Cross Keys Bridge and improvements to the A17 are part of a ten-year vision for transport.


Licence revoked after illegal worker served child

20 October 2021
Licence revoked after illegal worker served child

Licence revoked after illegal worker served child

20 October 2021

A village shop has had its right to sell alcohol revoked after an illegal worker sold booze to two 15-year-olds.


Village shop caught out in underage alcohol and tobacco sales operation

26 August 2021
Village shop caught out in underage alcohol and tobacco sales operation

Village shop caught out in underage alcohol and tobacco sales operation

26 August 2021

Officials say the incident happened during an operation which targeted 14 separate locations.


Derelict hotel 'could be destroyed' if arson attacks continue, fire chief warns

16 July 2021
Derelict hotel 'could be destroyed' if arson attacks continue, fire chief warns

Derelict hotel 'could be destroyed' if arson attacks continue, fire chief warns

16 July 2021

Villagers are worried that someone could be killed unless action is taken soon.


New £100 million A17 bridge needed, council leaders say

08 July 2021
New £100 million A17 bridge needed, council leaders say

New £100 million A17 bridge needed, council leaders say

08 July 2021

Senior councillors fear an existing bridge will not last for many more years, but local representatives question the need for such a big project.


Worry over A17 delays as bridge works given go-ahead

06 July 2021
Worry over A17 delays as bridge works given go-ahead

Worry over A17 delays as bridge works given go-ahead

06 July 2021

Councillors have given the green light to a four-month project to paint a vital road bridge on the West Norfolk border.


Gigabit broadband plan announced for King's Lynn

23 April 2021
Gigabit broadband plan announced for King's Lynn

Gigabit broadband plan announced for King's Lynn

23 April 2021

A new company has revealed plans to roll-out fast internet connections to West Norfolk.


Coastguard called into action to help grounded boat

10 April 2021
Coastguard called into action to help grounded boat

Coastguard called into action to help grounded boat

10 April 2021

Coastguard rescue officers were called out to boat stuck in The Wash late last night.


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