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Louth duo’s clothing brand hits the headlines

A designer children’s clothing brand created by two ladies from Louth has recently hit national headlines, after the son of Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas was spotted wearing the distinctive brand while cheering on his dad in the ‘I’m A Celebrity’ jungle.

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Christmas stock show at Louth’s Cattle Market

Louth’s Cattle Market hosted its 87th annual Christmas Stock Show last week - an important event in Lincolnshire’s agricultural diary.

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Louth business feels ‘targeted’ by traffic wardens

The director of a prominent Louth business has hit out at traffic wardens for ‘targeting’ customers and ‘dissuading’ visitors from coming to town.

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Holiday giant Thomas Cook to buy out Co-operative Travel

Peterborough-based Thomas Cook is to buy out its trading partner Co-operative Travel in a deal worth £55.8 million.

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Rural communities ‘must be heard in Post Office funding consultation’

Rural communities ‘must be heard in Post Office funding consultation’

CLA (Country Land and Business Association) East is calling on the Government to listen to the opinions of rural communities and act upon them when deciding the future of Post Office branches across the countryside.

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Binbrook Post Office move gets stamp of approval

It has been confirmed plans to move Binbrook Post Office from its present site to the nearby Manor View Stores will go ahead.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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Delays ‘expected’ as A16 at Holton le Clay is to be resurfaced

The A16 at Holton le Clay is set to be resurfaced between next week (Monday December 5) and Friday December 16.

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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Would a national centre for rural health and care help recruit NHS staff?

The trust behind hospitals throughout Lincolnshire is to use the county’s rural nature as a selling point in a fresh recruitment drive.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Council nets £2.5m bonus to tackle almost 50,000 potholes in Lincolnshire

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to extra government funding.

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VIDEO: Education secretary Justine Greening looks at apprenticeships and grammar schools during visit to Sleaford today

Education Secretary Justine Greening paid a visit to a local business and a school in Sleaford today (Monday) to see shining examples of apprenticeships and grammar schools at the heart her strategy for education.

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Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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Louth’s new flower shop welcomes Christmas market visitors

A new flower shop has opened in Louth just in time to welcome visitors to the Christmas market and show them how stong the town’s high street is once again becoming.

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Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Exciting new plan to boost tourism in Lincolnshire Wolds

Exciting new plan to boost tourism in Lincolnshire Wolds

East and West Lindsey district councils joined forces with local businesses today (Wednesday) to launch an exciting new initiative designed to boost tourism in the Lincolnshire Wolds.

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Victoria Atkins MP tells Scottish Government: ‘Support businesses and stop moaning about referendums’

Louth and Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, has urged the Scottish Government to “support their businesses, stop moaning about referendums and get on with governing” in the House of Commons yesterday (Wednesday).

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East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West Lindsey District Councils are to join forces in a bold new bid to promote the Lincolnshire Wolds as a major tourist destination.

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