Home   Authors   Author

Subscribe Now

Kris Johnston is a trainee reporter who joined the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian in May 2021. Kris has a first class honours degree in Journalism from the University of Stirling.

Former football referee racially abused pub manager after drinking nine pints

27 February 2024
Former football referee racially abused pub manager after drinking nine pints

Former football referee racially abused pub manager after drinking nine pints

27 February 2024

A former West Norfolk football referee wound up in court after racially abusing a member of staff at a town pub.

4

Man who narrowly avoided jail last month once again faces a spell behind bars

27 February 2024
Man who narrowly avoided jail last month once again faces a spell behind bars

Man who narrowly avoided jail last month once again faces a spell behind bars

27 February 2024

A man who narrowly escaped jail last month once again faces a spell behind bars following his latest knife offence.

2

Thief had no reason to steal from DIY store other than ‘products being expensive’

27 February 2024
Thief had no reason to steal from DIY store other than ‘products being expensive’

Thief had no reason to steal from DIY store other than ‘products being expensive’

27 February 2024

A thief stole a range of products from a DIY store for no reason other than noticing they were “expensive”.

1

Plans to revitalise former Debenhams store have fallen through

26 February 2024
Plans to revitalise former Debenhams store have fallen through

Plans to revitalise former Debenhams store have fallen through

26 February 2024

Exciting plans to revitalise Lynn’s former Debenhams store have come to a grinding halt.

12

‘Don’t f**king bite me’: Woman sentenced for assaulting police officer

26 February 2024
‘Don’t f**king bite me’: Woman sentenced for assaulting police officer

‘Don’t f**king bite me’: Woman sentenced for assaulting police officer

26 February 2024

A woman assaulted an emergency worker after her partner falsely convinced them that she was an intruder in her own home.

1

21-year-old charged with causing death by dangerous driving appears in court

26 February 2024
21-year-old charged with causing death by dangerous driving appears in court

21-year-old charged with causing death by dangerous driving appears in court

26 February 2024

A 21-year-old is to appear in court next month charged with causing death by dangerous driving.


66-year-old was ‘shocked’ at being over the limit after drinking more than three pints

26 February 2024
66-year-old was ‘shocked’ at being over the limit after drinking more than three pints

66-year-old was ‘shocked’ at being over the limit after drinking more than three pints

26 February 2024

A 66-year-old was “shocked” at being over the limit after getting behind the wheel following a number of pints at the pub.

3

19-year-old with autism banned from driving after repeatedly failing to take breath test

25 February 2024
19-year-old with autism banned from driving after repeatedly failing to take breath test

19-year-old with autism banned from driving after repeatedly failing to take breath test

25 February 2024

A 19-year-old has been disqualified from driving after repeatedly refusing to complete a breath test until he was allowed to make a phone call.

7

55-year-old stole from supermarket after failing to take anti-psychotic medication

25 February 2024
55-year-old stole from supermarket after failing to take anti-psychotic medication

55-year-old stole from supermarket after failing to take anti-psychotic medication

25 February 2024

A 55-year-old stole from a supermarket after failing to take his anti-psychotic medication.

6

Boxing Day celebrations took a turn for the worse when man assaulted his partner and injured police officer

25 February 2024
Boxing Day celebrations took a turn for the worse when man assaulted his partner and injured police officer

Boxing Day celebrations took a turn for the worse when man assaulted his partner and injured police officer

25 February 2024

A family gathering over the festive period took a turn for the worse when a man assaulted his partner, smashed a window and injured a police officer.

1

33-year-old in court after brandishing baseball bat in town centre fight

24 February 2024
33-year-old in court after brandishing baseball bat in town centre fight

33-year-old in court after brandishing baseball bat in town centre fight

24 February 2024

A man who pulled out a baseball bat during a town centre fight has been sentenced.

1

Alarming feud between neighbours ended with dead pig’s head being posted through the mail

24 February 2024
Alarming feud between neighbours ended with dead pig’s head being posted through the mail

Alarming feud between neighbours ended with dead pig’s head being posted through the mail

24 February 2024

It started with a strong friendship between two neighbours, and it ended with a restraining order after a pig’s head was posted through the mail.

6

Man admitted he intended to bake cannabis after being caught following drug deal

24 February 2024
Man admitted he intended to bake cannabis after being caught following drug deal

Man admitted he intended to bake cannabis after being caught following drug deal

24 February 2024

A man told police he intended to bake the cannabis he had purchased after he acquired nearly 30g of the drug.

1

Woman assaulted member of bar staff who she thought was pursuing her partner

24 February 2024
Woman assaulted member of bar staff who she thought was pursuing her partner

Woman assaulted member of bar staff who she thought was pursuing her partner

24 February 2024

A woman threw a drink over the bar worker she thought was having “something to do with” her ex-partner.


Football club strongly rebukes claims that it unfairly ‘controls’ town memorial field

23 February 2024
Football club strongly rebukes claims that it unfairly ‘controls’ town memorial field

Football club strongly rebukes claims that it unfairly ‘controls’ town memorial field

23 February 2024

A football club has resolutely defended itself after being accused of blocking off areas of a town field.

24

‘I’ve never seen anything like this’: Man distraught at length of time his wife has waited for surgery

23 February 2024
‘I’ve never seen anything like this’: Man distraught at length of time his wife has waited for surgery

‘I’ve never seen anything like this’: Man distraught at length of time his wife has waited for surgery

23 February 2024

A man has slammed Lynn’s hospital after being told his wife – who has already been waiting for nearly a year – has had her surgery delayed again.

6

‘This is a main road – it should not be happening’: Flood problems strike villagers again

23 February 2024
‘This is a main road – it should not be happening’: Flood problems strike villagers again

‘This is a main road – it should not be happening’: Flood problems strike villagers again

23 February 2024

Discontented villagers were left unable to use their bathrooms after several inches of rainwater flooded their street once again.

3

Pregnant woman moved to hotel after nearly 100 homes were left without power

22 February 2024
Pregnant woman moved to hotel after nearly 100 homes were left without power

Pregnant woman moved to hotel after nearly 100 homes were left without power

22 February 2024

Nearly 100 homes were hit by power outages in town over the weekend – with one pregnant resident having to be moved into a hotel.

1

Man who was accused of murder after seaside stabbing is to be sentenced for lesser offence

21 February 2024
Man who was accused of murder after seaside stabbing is to be sentenced for lesser offence

Man who was accused of murder after seaside stabbing is to be sentenced for lesser offence

21 February 2024

A Lynn resident who was charged with the attempted murder of a man last year will be sentenced after pleading guilty to a set of lesser offences.

1

‘A dark day’: MPs, councillors and campaigners react to incinerator decision

21 February 2024
‘A dark day’: MPs, councillors and campaigners react to incinerator decision

‘A dark day’: MPs, councillors and campaigners react to incinerator decision

21 February 2024

After plans for a mega incinerator were officially given the green light yesterday, it was described as “a dark day” for the area.

8

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More