UK: Controlled explosions carried out on Cleethorpes beach after flares and black powder found

A controlled explosion was carried out on Cleethorpes beach, after marine flares and black powder were found. The blast was carried out safely on Cleethorpes beach after the items were handed to police. Cleethorpes Coastguard was called in to help Humberside Read More …

UK: Controlled explosions carried out on two suspicious packages at the grounds of Lincoln Castle

Police and Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams are currently at the grounds of Lincoln Castle following a report of two suspicious packages. A 100m cordon has been put in place as a precaution, and the nearby Crown Court has been evacuated. Read More …

UK: Explosives arrest after substances found in Lincolnshire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing explosive substances after the bomb squad were called and people evacuated from homes in Lincolnshire. A controlled explosion was carried out on the unknown substance found by police at a house Read More …

UK: Man jailed after host of lethal explosives found stored in his Lincoln flat

A man has been jailed after storing potentially lethal explosives inside in his city centre flat. Calvin Gatford was arrested and charged after police were called to raid his first floor home in Clasket House on Clasketgate in February last Read More …

UK: Former female PCSO, 34, who now works as staff member at Lincolnshire Police is charged with making explosives and importing weapons

A former female police community support officer (PCSO) has been charged with making explosives and importing weapons after a raid on her house. Zoe Watts, 34, was arrested on Sunday after chemicals of a potentially explosive nature were found at Read More …

UK: Bomb squad called after Lincolnshire Police find suspected explosive device

A bomb squad has been called to Boston after police found what is believed to be an explosive device. Officers from Lincolnshire Police have raided an address in Margaret Drive at 8am this morning, Tuesday, July 7 following a tip Read More …

UK: Couple who found Second World War mustard gas canisters to be jailed for possessing a chemical weapon

A married couple who dumped Mustard Gas canisters from the Second World War in a lake have been sentenced for possessing a chemical weapon in what is thought to be the first such prosecution in the UK. Military enthusiast Martyn Read More …