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15 September 2023 — Press release
Lincoln Crown Court opens its doors to celebrate 200 years of serving the community and delivering justice.
8 September 2023 — Blog post
Since the pandemic remote research has become common practice; the HMCTS user research team conducted a workshop to explore the pros and cons of remote vs in person research, in particular looking at testing at a laboratory or facility.
11 August 2023 — Press release
The Crown Court will work at maximum capacity for the third year running to reduce waiting times to deliver access to justice, Justice Secretary Alex Chalk has today (11 August 2023) announced.
3 August 2023 — News story
All information on new criminal court cases in England and Wales now sits on a single digital platform as the government delivers its latest milestone to modernise the justice system.
24 March 2023 — Guidance
Find out more about our reform programme, including how to stay updated on progress.
15 September 2023 — Guidance
A weekly summary of the latest HM Courts and Tribunals Service operational position for users. We aim to update this every Friday at 4pm.
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