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Don’t forget the clocks go back this weekend

Unless you want to be an hour early for work on Monday, remember to put your clocks back an hour to Greenwich Mean Time on Saturday night.

Somercotes Academy has done well in the league tables.

Somercotes Academy ranked highly in league tables

Somercotes Academy is one of the top-performing non-selective schools in Lincolnshire, according to the Government’s newly-released GCSE Performance Tables.

The fake messages appear to come from Sainsburys and Topshop

Warning over fake WhatsApp messages from Sainsbury’s and Topshop

A warning has been issued by ActionFraud over fake Sainsbury’s and Topshop voucher deals which are reaching WhatsApp users.

How dogs are really affected by fireworks – and what you can do to help

How dogs are really affected by fireworks – and what you can do to help

Whether it’s Bonfire Night, Thanksgiving, or just an everyday celebration, every winter, as soon as the clocks go back, the fireworks begin. And while some aren’t affected in the slightest, around 45 per cent of dogs have a firework phobia, something that is becoming an increasingly serious welfare concern. However, with the right training you can help your dog to become more confident during firework season.

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Mon Ami Childrens Nurseries have raised almost �1,600 for the LIVES charity.

Children in Alford step out for the county lifesavers’ fund

Little fundraisers in Alford have helped raise almost £1,600 for the Lincolnshire first responders charity LIVES.

DEVOLUTION NO DEAL: Lincolnshire County Council Leader Martin Hill (second left) with Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid (third right) and other council leaders from Greater Lincolnshire at a meeting in Birmingham to discuss plans for a combined authority.

THE BIG READ: Lincolnshire County Council says ‘No Deal’ as £450 million offer stalls

The main debating chamber at Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) resembled a game of ‘Deal or No Deal’ on Thursday, with a £15 million-a-year prize at stake.

The Fat Seagull in Sandilands has benefitted from a district council grant to improve the look of their business.

Coastal businesses benefit from district council grants

A number of businesses in Mablethorpe and Sandilands have benefitted from district council funds to improve their premises.

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Video aims to promote Lincolnshire...but misses out major towns and villages

A sleekly produced video promoting all that is good about the county has just been unveiled with the aim of ‘showing people what makes Lincolnshire the perfect place to live, work, visit, and invest’.

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Cattle operation is given the green light

Plans to build a large livestock building on the former Manby Airfield, alongside a cattle rearing unit, have been passed - despite major concerns from residents, parish councils and animal welfare organisations.


AUDIO: Heartbreaking 999 call from terrified elderly woman highlights Halloween hooligan issue

Police released the audio from the call in a bid to warn people celebrating on October 31 to look out for elderly neighbours.

Tina and Steve Brown.

TV date for ‘Bargain Hunt’ couple from Louth

Steve and Tina Brown, from Louth, will appear on our television screens on Monday (October 31) when their episode of ‘Bargain Hunt’ will be broadcast.


New contract secures future of Lincolnshire’s mental health and social care services

A renewed partnership between a county NHS trust and local authority has secured the provision of a range of vital health services until at least 2019.

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Man charged with firearms offence after special police operation in Skegness

A man arrested on Tuesday evening for an affray in Skegness has been charged with a firearms offence.


Warning over Halloween costume fire risks

Parents in Lincolnshire are being advised to ensure their children stay away from naked flames due to the risk posed by fancy dress costumes.

Chloe (15) was last seen by her family in Louth on Sunday October 23.

Louth teenager missing since Sunday found

A Louth teenager Chloe Helliwell (15) who went missing from her home in Louth has been found safe and well.

Childrens Ward staff and the new lunch menu.

The taste of success! New children’s menu a hit at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital

When you think of hospital food you don’t usually think about fine dining.

Lincoln Crown Court.

Firefighters find £57,000 cannabis crop during alarm call

Firefighters stumbled across a cannabis crop valued at up to £57,000 when they attended a block of flats in Mablethorpe.

Mablethorpe store has its booze licence suspended

Mablethorpe store has its booze licence suspended

Todays Convenience Store in Mablethorpe’s High Street has been banned from selling alcohol for three months following a hearing at East Lindsey District Council on Tuesday (October 25).

Parents allow kids to spend over 20 hours at computer over half term

Parents allow kids to spend over 20 hours at computer over half term

Many parents will let their kids spend more than 20 HOURS in front of a computer screen this half term, according to new research.

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