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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.

18-year-old caught drink-driving while ‘showing off’ by using friend’s car

18 May 2024
18-year-old caught drink-driving while ‘showing off’ by using friend’s car

18-year-old caught drink-driving while ‘showing off’ by using friend’s car

18 May 2024

An 18-year-old was caught drink-driving after taking a friend’s car in a bid to “show off”.


22-year-old in court after town centre spat

18 May 2024
22-year-old in court after town centre spat

22-year-old in court after town centre spat

18 May 2024

A 22-year-old faced a court appearance after becoming involved in a town centre spat.


35-year-old was caught with indecent photos of children and extreme animal porn

18 May 2024
35-year-old was caught with indecent photos of children and extreme animal porn

35-year-old was caught with indecent photos of children and extreme animal porn

18 May 2024

A 35-year-old who was caught with various illegal images of children and extreme animal pornography has avoided jail.


Thief barred from town chemist after stealing to help chronic toothache

18 May 2024
Thief barred from town chemist after stealing to help chronic toothache

Thief barred from town chemist after stealing to help chronic toothache

18 May 2024

A man suffering from chronic toothache has been barred from a town chemist after stealing to help ease his pain.


Woman embroiled in spat with bouncers and police outside pub

18 May 2024
Woman embroiled in spat with bouncers and police outside pub

Woman embroiled in spat with bouncers and police outside pub

18 May 2024

A 56-year-old wound up in court after a spat with bouncers and police officers.


Property closed down after years of loud music, drug use and fights

17 May 2024
Property closed down after years of loud music, drug use and fights

Property closed down after years of loud music, drug use and fights

17 May 2024

A town property has been closed after a man caused a persistent nuisance to his neighbours over two-and-a-half-years.

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‘I would be honoured’: Councillor selected to stand against Truss in next general election

16 May 2024
‘I would be honoured’: Councillor selected to stand against Truss in next general election

‘I would be honoured’: Councillor selected to stand against Truss in next general election

16 May 2024

A borough councillor has announced that she will be competing against Liz Truss to become South West Norfolk’s next MP.

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Plans to breed German Sheperds at farm with ‘historical animal welfare issues’ are turned down

16 May 2024
Plans to breed German Sheperds at farm with ‘historical animal welfare issues’ are turned down

Plans to breed German Sheperds at farm with ‘historical animal welfare issues’ are turned down

16 May 2024

Plans to breed German Sheperds at a farm with “historic animal welfare issues” have been turned down due to worries about the noise they will make.


‘No scope for delay’ on hospital rebuild, MP insists despite nationwide concerns

15 May 2024
‘No scope for delay’ on hospital rebuild, MP insists despite nationwide concerns

‘No scope for delay’ on hospital rebuild, MP insists despite nationwide concerns

15 May 2024

An MP has once again insisted there is “no scope for delay” in rebuilding Lynn’s hospital despite nationwide worries about soaring costs.

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Serious offenders could be prevented from ‘hiding in cells’ when being sentenced in court

15 May 2024
Serious offenders could be prevented from ‘hiding in cells’ when being sentenced in court

Serious offenders could be prevented from ‘hiding in cells’ when being sentenced in court

15 May 2024

Campaigning by one of our MPs could contribute to offenders being forced to stop “hiding away in their cells” when they are sentenced in court.


‘Pete the Postie’ celebrates retirement after more than four decades of loyal service

15 May 2024
‘Pete the Postie’ celebrates retirement after more than four decades of loyal service

‘Pete the Postie’ celebrates retirement after more than four decades of loyal service

15 May 2024

Hordes of people gathered to celebrate their loyal postman as he prepared to retire after more than four decades.


Bus service no longer accepting £5 notes after being handed counterfeit cash

15 May 2024
Bus service no longer accepting £5 notes after being handed counterfeit cash

Bus service no longer accepting £5 notes after being handed counterfeit cash

15 May 2024

A bus company has announced it is no longer accepting £5 notes after being handed counterfeit cash nearly 30 times in a matter of days.


Football club ‘does not condone’ events which saw one of its supporters seriously assaulted

14 May 2024
Football club ‘does not condone’ events which saw one of its supporters seriously assaulted

Football club ‘does not condone’ events which saw one of its supporters seriously assaulted

14 May 2024

A football club has appealed for witnesses after one of its supporters was seriously injured following a cup final on Friday.


Former Top Gear star’s very own beer is coming to village venue this weekend

14 May 2024
Former Top Gear star’s very own beer is coming to village venue this weekend

Former Top Gear star’s very own beer is coming to village venue this weekend

14 May 2024

A village hospitality venue has a special deal in place as it prepares to serve up Jeremy Clarkson’s very own beer.


Major toy shop to open up within town supermarket this week

14 May 2024
Major toy shop to open up within town supermarket this week

Major toy shop to open up within town supermarket this week

14 May 2024

The UK’s largest independent toy retailer is set to open a new shop within a town supermarket this week.

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New medical practice deemed ‘excellent’ as staff prepare to welcome patients

13 May 2024
New medical practice deemed ‘excellent’ as staff prepare to welcome patients

New medical practice deemed ‘excellent’ as staff prepare to welcome patients

13 May 2024

A new town medical practice has been deemed “excellent” as staff prepare to welcome their new patients.

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Man in 20s seriously injured after being punched from behind following cup final

13 May 2024
Man in 20s seriously injured after being punched from behind following cup final

Man in 20s seriously injured after being punched from behind following cup final

13 May 2024

A man has been left with serious injuries after being punched from behind following a football cup final at the weekend.

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Historic agreement with Ukrainian region is signed - and all started from a small town business

13 May 2024
Historic agreement with Ukrainian region is signed - and all started from a small town business

Historic agreement with Ukrainian region is signed - and all started from a small town business

13 May 2024

A historic co-operation agreement between Norfolk County Council and the Ukrainian region of Lviv all started from a small town business.

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Cold water dive, chest wax and spicy food challenge raise funds for a good cause

10 May 2024
Cold water dive, chest wax and spicy food challenge raise funds for a good cause

Cold water dive, chest wax and spicy food challenge raise funds for a good cause

10 May 2024

A cold water dive, chest wax and spicy food challenge have raised a fantastic amount for a worthy cause.


‘It really got out of hand’: Police investigating after assault which followed late night village crash

09 May 2024
‘It really got out of hand’: Police investigating after assault which followed late night village crash

‘It really got out of hand’: Police investigating after assault which followed late night village crash

09 May 2024

Police are continuing to investigate after a late night village crash involving a suspected drink-driver culminated in an assault.


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