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Long-serving members of staff at Lincolnshire accountants recognised

Long-serving members of staff at a regional chartered accountants have been recognised for their years of service.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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Lincolnshire residents invited to sign up and save money on their energy bills

As the winter approaches, Councils in Lincolnshire are reminding the community about the chance to save money on energy bills through the Lincolnshire Energy Switch Scheme.

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Time running out to save on energy bills

As temperatures begin to drop households and businesses are being urged to take up the chance to save on energy bills before time runs out.

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Councillor Adam Grist, Portfolio Holder for Rural Economy and Market Towns, at Louths Riverhead.

ELDC’s Action Plan for regeneration aims to strengthen local economy

A project which explores flood resilient visitor accommodation that could be occupied all year around is just one of the projects identified in a plan launched today that sets out opportunities to strengthen the economy in East Lincolnshire.

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What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo users

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted to a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the finger at a “state-sponsored actor”.

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Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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McDonald’s restaurant in Sleaford condemned after refusing to take Scottish bank notes

Fast food chain McDonald’s has been condemned after the Sleaford site refused to take a Scottish bank note.

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White Stuff will open in Louth on October 8.

BREAKING: White Stuff announces opening date for new Louth store

National clothing retailer ‘White Stuff’ has announced its opening day for its brand new Louth store, based at 92 Eastgate.

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Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off - but Paul Hollywood will stay as host

Mary Berry has this morning, Thursday, quit Great British Bake Off after show’s move to Channel 4, saying she will stay with BBC out of “loyalty”

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World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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Food watchdog bans cheesemaker’s whole output over E.coli fears

A food watchdog has said its recall of all cheese from a producer linked to an E.coli outbreak is justified as it revealed two new cases are being investigated.

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Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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Free leadership skills workshop for East Lindsey businesses

The latest Rural Lincolnshire Enterprise Hub skills programme, supported by East Lindsey District Council, will help local staff improve their skills in managing and developing people.

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CLA East Regional Director, Ben Underwood.

Lincolnshire Wolds ‘must be safeguarded’ by post-Brexit policy, says CLA

The CLA (Country Land & Business Association) has claimed that the Lincolnshire Wolds ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ (AONB) could be at risk if the Government does not produce a world-leading policy for food, farming and the environment, post-Brexit.

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Urgent warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray issued by Public Health England

Urgent warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray issued by Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) is warning people who have recently had body piercings about an unsafe cleansing spray provided by piercing studios across the country for aftercare use, which may cause severe infection.

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Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.

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Family refused permission to build new house in South Cockerington

The Needham farming family of South Cockerington has been refused permission to build a detached house on land south of Te-Anau, off Pedlar Lane in the village.

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BREAKING: 103 new homes approved for Holton le Clay

BREAKING: 103 new homes approved for Holton le Clay

A big new housing development is in prospect for Holton le Clay, after the plans received planning approval today (Thursday).

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VIDEO: New promotional film gives a taste of enviable Lincolnshire life and promotes county

A new video is showing people what makes Lincolnshire the perfect place to live, work, visit and invest.

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