A call has been made for Louth to ‘get a grip’ over a proposed 970-home housing development, with a further call for a public meeting to be held to discuss the impacts.
Local man Stacey Whitworth will be walking Alfred Wainwright’s 191 mile Coast to Coast walk in six days from Cumbria to Robin Hoods Bay in Yorkshire in June for the RAF Benevolent Fund, provides support to all ex and current RAF personnel.
No fewer than 11 good local causes have benefitted from outgoing mayor of Louth Councillor Jill Makinson-Sanders’ year in office.3 comments
Staff at Home-Start East Lindsey have pledged to get fitter and leaner through a series of physical challenges that scale the 700 square miles of East Lindsey.
Mablethorpe Town Council welcomed Ashfield District Council to the resort at the weekend after 19 riders finished a 100-mile bike ride.
East Lindsey District Council’s top finance councillor says he is keeping an ‘open mind’ over the timescale of a verdict on Louth cattle market.1 comment
North Lincs Engineering in Grimoldby has celebrated its 50th anniversary.
East Lindsey District Council has announced it will ‘seek independent expert advice’ as to whether to sell off the cattle market site in Louth.2 comments
Louth’s former swimming pool could be demolished and replaced with 29 new houses, we can reveal.3 comments
Leader publisher Johnston Press has reported its first increase in operating profit for nearly seven years in spite of the challenging economic environment.
A Louth man has been committed to Lincoln Crown Court on six drugs charges.
Humberside Police are appealing for help in locating a woman who has been reported missing in Scunthorpe but who has Lincolnshire connections.
Police are investigating a burglary in North Cotes where thieves deliberately flooded the house and smeared cat food around.
The under-fire chairman of Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Panel is to stand down from his role next month in the wake of the suspended chief constable saga.5 comments
Police are warning people against going inside or near a former RAF building in Manby which was gutted by an arson attack on Tuesday night, which they say is ‘extremely unsafe’.
A Louth school will have a unique connection to the ‘new Titanic’ thanks to an Aby man who descended from the doomed original ship’s owners.
Artwork belonging to two internationally acclaimed textile artists that was ‘worth thousands’ has been stolen from Monks’ Dyke Tennyson College in Louth over the weekend.2 comments
Cordeaux Academy level 3 Motor Vehicle students Adam Patchett and Callum Stephens have been offered places to study on the BEng Motorsport Engineering course at Derby University - the first university places for the academy’s Motor Vehicle students.
Seven homeschooled students from the Louth area attended the annual four day ACE European Student Convention at Millfield School in Somerset. Bethany Lawson, Emily Yarrow, Philip Lawson, Timothy Lawson, Timothy Chaufour, James Yarrow and Elliot Chaufour had the opportunity to develop their gifts, talents and leadership skills in a large variety of events including music, speech, drama, art and design, photography and sport.
Students at Monks’ Dyke Tennyson college Louth campus got some tips from a top author of children’s books.
Brown algae spotted floating on rivers across the county has been described as harmless by the Environment Agency. It forms in slower moving rivers and rises to the surface in Spring.
An ‘urgent’ public meeting on wind turbines is at Grimoldby Village Hall on May 31 at 7pm with speakers Roger Helmer MEP and Melvin Grosvenor of Marsh Windfarm Action Group.1 comment
The Louth Community Food Garden volunteers have been busy in the Gatherums.1 comment
Skeleton remains of four people that could date back to the Roman era were unearthed during work on a new water pipeline.1 comment
A dog owner in Louth says he is ‘distraught’ after his beloved pet Labrador died and another became seriously ill after apparently being poisoned.1 comment
Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust’s hospital staff were praised at the staff awards ceremony.3 comments
As a result of increasing cases of measles, parents of unvaccinated or partially-vaccinated young people will be receiving letters in the coming weeks, inviting them to have MMR vaccinations at their local GP surgery.
Key recommendations to improve the health of people in Lincolnshire have been put forward by the county’s Director of Public Health.
The director of public health for Lincolnshire, Dr Tony Hill, talks about the importance of increasing the number of children who receieve immunisation in Lincolnshire.
EDITOR - I have just been to Tedder Hall, ELDC, Manby, to attend an extraordinary meeting of the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel.
EDITOR - I am appalled at the debacle that happened at the meeting of the Police and Crime Panel held at East Lindsey District Council.
EDITOR - Again, how incompetent can ELDC get?
Armed police have arrested a man after a teenager was shot in the back in Luton.
The father of a teenage girl killed after she walked onto a railway line into the path of an oncoming train in Hertfordshire has spoken of his hope that lessons would be learned from the tragedy.
A man who used his IT expertise to launch cyber attacks on the websites of Oxford and Cambridge universities has been jailed for two years.
An innocent painter and decorator died after being stabbed 25 times by a gang including a man from Hertfordshire as he got caught up in gang warfare on a housing estate, a court has heard.
Members of a group of young British computer hackers, including a man from Essex, who masterminded sophisticated cyber attacks on major global institutions from their bedrooms have been jailed.
Chart star George Michael has been airlifted to hospital for treatment to head injuries after a motorway accident - the latest car drama for the troubled singer.
The father of a 20-month-old toddler who was found dead at a house has spoken of the loss of his "uniquely beautiful" daughter who meant the world to him.
The widow of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko has accused a coroner of abandoning his search for the truth about Russian state responsibility for her husband's death.
It was "common practice" for undercover police officers within Scotland Yard to use dead children's identities, an investigation has found.
The man accused of murdering April Jones told police he had a "mental block" about what happened to her body, a jury has heard.
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