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What a difference a day makes.

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Angry scenes at Louth Town Council over new street names

Louth town councillors were fiercely divided during a discussion on naming five new streets last week - with one councillor even being asked to leave the room by the Mayor.

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Former Faldingworth sex attacker jailed for 15 years

A sex attacker who filmed himself raping a young girl was today (Thursday) jailed for 15 years.

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Virgin Media users are said to be at risk. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Thousands of customers ‘at risk’ following Virgin Media hack

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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Liz Lindley (68) celebrated with husband Bryan (79) ad the rest of the family at the Dower House Hotel in Woodhall Spa.

Horncastle couple celebrate major lottery win

The champagne corks were popping today (Thursday) as a Horncastle grandmother celebrated winning £300,000 on a National Lottery scratchcard.
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Anglian Water is urging residents to use water wisely - although there is no danger of a hose ban at this time.

No hosepipe ban - but please use water wisely say Anglian Water

As June temperatures reach a record high, residents watching their gardens bake in the scorching sun need not worry about a hosepipe ban – for now – but they are being urged to use water wisely.

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Louth Search & Rescue Dog Team: Carol Smith with Fred (the dog), Paul Roberts, Amanda Whyte, Helen Bennett with Woody (the dog), Heather Nichols and Thelma Kirchen.

Louth business lends space to help rescue dogs

A Louth business has given up their work space to help out some of the town’s four-legged friends for vital training exercises.

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Cllr Nick Worth, executive councillor for emergency services at Lincolnshire County Council, Nick Borrill, chief fire officer at Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue and Ben Selby, brigade secretary at the FBU together with firefighters and senior managers from the Service.

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue fights mental health stigma

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue has signed up to a campaign against mental health stigma.

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Lincolnshire County Council  Vice Chairman Ron Oxby presenting a Good Citizens Award to Marion Cotterrill, of Skegness. ANL-170622-092213001

Unsung heroes are stars of Lincolnshire Show

A highlight of the first day of the Lincolnshire Show, which saw thousands of people flocking through the gates, was a presentation to unsung heroes from the area.

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Residents living at St Marys Park in Louth have now banded together to clear grass cuttings and shrubs themselves.

Louth residents band together to do grass cutting themselves

A group of Louth residents have decided they’re not sitting around waiting for nearby grass and weeds to be cut months down the line, and have instead taken on the task themselves.

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Louth jobseeker claims rise in last year

The number of unemployed people claiming jobseekers’ allowance in Louth has increased by 50 since last May.

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Lincolnshire Show Picture Round-up

Lincolnshire’s county show saw the crowds turn out on one of the hottest days of the year.

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Win for Louth Young Farmers Club

Louth Young Farmers have won the decorated trailer competition at this year’s Lincolnshire Show.

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Louth Skate Park.

Skate park open day - and special BMX guest!

The official ‘grand opening’ of Louth’s new skate park facility will take place this Saturday afternoon (June 24).

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One of Mr Wilson's sheep

Lincolnshire farmer sentenced for causing ‘extreme suffering to sheep’ at Middle Rasen

A farmer was sentenced earlier this week at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court for several offences including causing unnecessary suffering to sheep kept at Middle Rasen last July.

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The Marine Boathouse Pub in  Skegness has new conditions imposed following licensing hearing. ANL-170620-142028001

Fears council will ban bottles of wine and pop on tables for diners in East Lindsey

Banning diners across East Lindsey from having a bottle of wine on their table or children pop to drink with a straw would be an ‘overreaction’ to an incident in Skegness where a man lost his eye in an assault involving a glass as well as having huge implications for ‘responsible businesses’ - according to a local licensing consultant.

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The photo is the only one the police have available at this time, but please note that Peter looks a little older and more unwell than in this image.

Concern for missing Alford man Peter Whitlam

Lincolnshire Police are trying to trace an Alford man that has been missing since Monday morning (June 19).

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Severe weather warning updated for Lincolnshire region with possible thunder and lightning tomorrow

Severe weather warning updated for Lincolnshire region with possible thunder and lightning tomorrow

Met Office forecasters have this afternoon issued a revised ‘severe weather warning’ for our county.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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