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Louth & Horncastle MP demands agriculture is ‘central’ to Brexit trade negotiations

Victoria Atkins, the MP for Louth and Horncastle, welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May’s ‘plan for Britain’ on Tuesday (January 17) - and demanded assurances that agriculture would be ‘at the centre’ of post-Brexit trade negotiations.

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St James’ Church closed for two weeks after asbestos discovery

St James’ Church, Louth, is expected to be closed until early February after asbestos lagging was discovered on underground piping.

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Around 200 Christmas trees are set to be  placed in the dunes in Mablethorpe to help protect the area from flooding.

Christmas trees to help protect flood defences in Mablethorpe

Your old Christmas trees are set to be put to good use as the Environment Agency will place them in the sand dunes in Mablethorpe as an extra flood defence.

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Lincolnshire ‘bucks the trend’ with latest employment figures

The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Lincolnshire has dropped by 2.4 per cent compared to the same time last year, official figures have revealed today (Wednesday).

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Luxus Ltds managing director, Peter Atterby, at last weeks event.

Major Louth employer Luxus Ltd celebrates €1.4 million project

One of Louth’s biggest employers held a special celebration last week to mark the completion of a three year, €1.4 million project.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Public urged to use 999 wisely

Public urged to use 999 wisely

East Midlands Ambulance Service has urged the public to use 999 calls responsibly as peaks in demand bring ‘real challenges’ to the service.

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Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

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Rasen racecourse welcomes new chairman on first day or racing for 2017

Market Rasen Racecourse has today (Wednesday, January 18) welcomed its new Chairman as racing gets under way for the first time in 2017.

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‘Record breaking’ year for LIVES responders

LIVES, the Lincolnshire-based charity attending 999 medical emergencies, have experienced their busiest year on record - responding to more than 20,000 emergency calls from patients across Lincolnshire in 2016.

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Naked female & male cleaners wanted in Lincolnshire to clean houses for £45 an hour

Naked female and male cleaners are being sought to clean houses across Lincolnshire for £45 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.

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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 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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Prime Minister Theresa May speaking at Lancaster House in London where she outlined her plans for Brexit

VIDEO: ‘UK will take back laws, borders and exit single market’, PM says in Brexit speech

Britain will leave the European single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has said.

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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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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Police investigate racist abuse in Horncastle

Lincolnshire Police are investigating an incident of alleged racial abuse in a queue at Horncastle post office.

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‘The best of new art in the East Midlands’ showcased in Lincoln

The Collection will play host to exhibition of eight competition-winning artists this month.

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Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

A couple of times a year, the UK is presented with the competing emotions of seeing children bouncing off the walls with excitement and the dread of the chaotic morning commute. It is snowing.

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