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DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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Avian Flu - Keep Out

Avian flu found in second 6,000 bird strong flock of turkeys in East Lindsey

A second case of avian flu has been found at a farm in East Lindsey the UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed.

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A warning is being issued for those who illegally stream tv.

Warning letters to be sent out in illegal TV crackdown

Internet and television providers are sending out warning letters to households believed to be watching pirate TV, either from illegal downloads or Andriod/Kodi devices.

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Money

Bank set to reward community spirit

Community projects in Lincolnshire are invited to enter an awards programme which could see them share a funding boost of £75,000 to make a real difference in their local area.

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Roadworks.

Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).

Politics
Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Council tax

East Lindsey District Council proposes 3.9% tax rise

East Lindsey District Council is inviting residents, business and interested parties to have their say on its draft budget proposals for 2017/18 - which includes a council tax rise of £4.95 (3.9%) for a Band D property.

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Brackenborough Road.

Mayor: ‘Listen to the people of Louth’ over new homes

Town Councillors have once again expressed frustration and concern over plans to build 500 new homes off Brackenborough Road, Louth.

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An ELDC parking machine

It’s a pound-ing headache for ELDC parking machines

ELDC will have to pay £5,350 to update their 75 parking meters across the district, ahead of the introduction of the new 12-sided one pound coin which will enter circulation in March.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

Business
Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

Offbeat
Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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ELDC Headquarters, Manby

Council ‘missing out’ on funding

Communities across East Lindsey are missing out on vital cash to improve local services – because the district council has not signed up to a national scheme.

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Aldi

Aldi boosts wages as it looks for 4,000 new recruits

Supermarket Aldi has upped the pressure on its rivals after announcing it will increase pay to at least £8.53 an hour next month.

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Government warns poultry owners to keep their birds separate from wild animals: PHOTO: Niall Carson/PA Wire ENVIRONMENT_BirdFlu_121224.JPG

Avian flu Prevention Zone extended after case found on Lincolnshire farm

The Chief Veterinary Officer has extended a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry from avian flu.

Health
Green waste.

Time to subscribe or renew East Lindsey green waste collections

East Lindsey residents can now renew or subscribe online for their green waste collections, which will start in April 2017.

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Farming news.

Rural firms are ready to invest

Lincolnshire’s rural businesses can play a major part in driving forward the nation’s economy in 2017, says a group representing the views of rural landowners.

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Langton Hill development site

Leader defends ELDC over new homes row

East Lindsey District Council leader Craig Leyland has launched a staunch defence of the authority’s planning process after claims the views of local people are totally ignored.

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