BREAKING NEWS: Devolution plans in tatters as county councillors vote ‘No’

Lincolnshire County Council has today voted against plans for a new Greater Lincolnshire Combined Authority and Mayor.

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Coun Robin Hunter-Clarke.

Lincolnshire UKIP councillor criticised after running for seat 255 miles away in Wales

A Lincolnshire County councillor who is also in the running for a seat in another county council 255 miles away has defended the move.

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Chestnut Drive.

Louth councillors voice concerns over ‘horrendous’ 100-home plans

Louth town councillors have reiterated their concerns over a large proposed housing development on land south of Chestnut Drive.

Re-consultation over Louth’s Julian Bower site

Re-consultation over Louth’s Julian Bower site

Louth Town Council is to be re-consulted on the Julian Bower planning application, for four new bungalows, following an intervention from ELDC’s Monitoring Officer.


County MPs push for funding for spread of ‘Boris Bikes’ and a sustainable transport hub for Skegness

Lincolnshire MPs have sought a commitment from Government ministers to continued investment in the county’s cycle network, as well as pushing for a cycling Hub for Skegness and an expansion of the ‘Boris bike’ cycle hire scheme to North Kesteven and East Lindsey.

Former Mayor, Councillor Sue Locking, at last year's Remembrance Sunday parade.

Louth councillors slam ‘atrocious’ policing situation which could see Remembrance parade cut short

Louth town councillors have reacted with disgust after being told that police officers will not be available to cover the full parade on Remembrance Sunday this year - meaning that the ‘return leg’ of the event may have to be scrapped altogether.

Andy Johnson with his daughter Megan.

‘To park or not to park?’: Traffic warden confusion in Louth

A family business was left baffled after a traffic warden told them they couldn’t park their car in a loading bay - and said they should park on double yellow lines instead.

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Julie Speed (Labour).

Labour candidate wins Louth Town Council by-election by just two votes

Labour Party candidate Julie Speed has been elected on to Louth Town Council following a tightly fought by-election in Trinity ward yesterday (October 6).

Coun Marc Jones (front left), Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, at the launch of Operation Galileo with Chief Inspectors David Buckley of Norfolk Constabulary, Deborah Clark and Jim Tyner (both Lincolnshire Police), Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Coun Stuart Tweedale (front right) and NFU Holland (Lincs) members.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Do the numbers add up on a wafer-thin blue police bill?

Four months after taking office as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire, Coun Marc Jones has produced his first vision of policing across the county.

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Have your say on Council Tax Support in East Lindsey

People living in East Lindsey are being asked for their views on the local Council Tax Support Scheme.

East Lindsey District Council headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

Fresh controversy over proposed Gypsy and Traveller sites in East Lindsey

Fresh controversy has erupted over proposed provision of Gypsy and Traveller sites in East Lindsey.

Bins eing collected.

East Lindsey residents will have to pay £40 for green waste collections

Residents will have to pay £40 for the green waste service provided by East Lindsey District Council from next year.

View of beach huts at Mablethorpe in Lincolnshire.

Major investment for beach huts along the Lincolnshire coast

Major investment has been promised for beach huts along the Lincolnshire coast.

The St Barnabas team supported Lincoln's LGBT Pride on September 24.

Hospice team joins LGBT Pride march in Lincolnshire

St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice, which has a base in Louth, joined hundreds of others on Saturday (September 24) to march in Lincoln’s LGBT Pride for the first time.

Pictured are (from left) Tracy Foster (Sleaford office - 15 years), managing director Adrian Reynolds, Annette Stewart (Boston office - 15 years), Sandy Jarratt (Boston office - 15 years), director Ian Phillips, Linda Steele (Melton office - 25 years) and Lisa Watson (Newark office - 15 years).

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.

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.

McDonald's Restaurant. Library image.

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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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.

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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