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Nostalgia: New equipment for Birkbeck School

Birkbeck School in North Somercotes thought their birthday had come early when they received £500 of sports equipment as a result of a collection of Co-op vouchers.

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Fotherby House held an awards night recently.

Fotherby House celebrates success

Fotherby House Residential Home recently held an awards night to celebrate their success over the previous year.

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Pantomime representatives present the cheque to Cordeaux Academy.

Big cash raised at hospital panto

Louth County Hospital staff have raised over £3,500 through their popular annual pantomime - with a big donation going to Cordeaux 
as a ‘thank you’ for hosting it.

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Ursula Lidbetter, chairman of the Great Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

Could you help shape future of visitor sector?

People who work in the visitor economy in Greater Lincolnshire who want to help boost its value in the area are being encouraged to apply to be a member of a new board.

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Stamp of approval for new Post Office home in Binbrook

A new Post Office ‘local’ service is set to open its doors at Manor View Stores in Binbrooks Market Place.

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The scene of the crash on the B1188 near Ruskington

Lorry driver rescued by Lincolnshire’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner wielding a hammer and fellow motorist using a false leg after Storm Doris wreaks havoc on county roads

A lorry driver who lost control in the strong winds was rescued from his cab – by the passing Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. Photo: Rob Foulkes EMN-161219-160126001

Lincolnshire County Councillors agree to public consultation on unitary authority

County councillors have today (Friday) voted in favour of seeking the views of the residents of Lincolnshire on the principle of moving to a unitary system of local government in Lincolnshire - but they have not yet revealed what form the consultation will take.

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Court news.

Louth man who drove ‘while four times over the limit’ gets suspended prison sentence

A Louth man has received a 16 week suspended prison sentence after driving while more than four-and-a-half times over the alcohol limit.

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‘Can you hear me?’ - Lincolnshire residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

Lincolnshire residents are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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Storm Doris pulled down trees all over the UK

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video.

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Council tax increase

Residents face 4 per cent hike in County Council share of tax bills

Lincolnshire county coucillors today (Friday) agreed to a council tax increase of £44.59 per year for owners of a band D proprerty.

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Get your earlybird tickets for the third 5K colour dash now.

Limited tickets left for third colour dash

As early bird ticket price offer nears its end - another sell out 5K colour dash event looks likely that raises funds for St Barnabas Hospice.

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Keith Shelton pictured with his wife Mary.

Hospice ‘Angels’ help Anderby Creek man spend final days at home

A father diagnosed with terminal cancer has thanked the help of Hospice ‘Angels’ so he is able to spend his final days at home with his family.

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A Harris hawk

Birds of prey stolen in Horncastle town centre

Two birds of prey - a Harris hawk and a Red Tailed hawk - were stolen from a property in Horncastle last week.

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Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain is at an all-time low - thanks to our our SMARTPHONES.

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Have you seen this man?

CCTV: Police investigate thefts in Trusthorpe

Lincolnshire Police would like to speak to a man in connection with a theft of a number of car batteries in Trusthorpe.

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Angela Watson pictured working on one of her newest pieces of artwork at home.

Brave Angela is back after her brush with death

An Authorpe mum is appearing on the BBC One show ‘The Big Painting Challenge’ - just months after suffering life threatening injuries when she was flung out of the bath after a car crashed into her house!

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The stolen minibus.

School minibus stolen from North Somercotes

A minibus was stolen from North Somercotes CE Primary School on Wednesday night.

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VIDEO: Stark message to illegal hare coursers - you are not welcome in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police and the county’s farming community have sent out a significant message to illegal hare coursers that they will not be welcome in the county and may well go home minus their property.

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ClubSpa@Kenwick in Louth proudly collected the Development Project of the Year Award recently at the Lincolnshire Construction & Property Awards 2017.

Construction award win for ClubSpa@Kenwick in Louth

ClubSpa@Kenwick in Louth proudly collected the ‘Development Project of the Year Award’ recently at the Lincolnshire Construction & Property Awards 2017.

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