Politics

Politics

Campaigners’ joy over rejection of wind farm appeal

One of the key figures in the bid to oppose a seven-turbine wind farm near Louth Canal has praised the community after the plans were dismissed.

News
Town Clerk Linda Blankley.

Louth Town Clerk’s farewell after 10 years

Town Clerk Linda Blankley will retire from Louth Town Council at the end of next month, after more than 10 years in the role.

News

Video: Combined fire and ambulance station unveiled

Fire and ambulance crews in Louth took part in an emergency drill this afternoon to mark the opening of the new combined station - the first in Lincolnshire.
News
Street lighting survey. EMN-171117-113538001

County council wants your views on streetlighting switch-offs in Lincolnshire

Local residents, businesses and organisations are being asked to complete a questionnaire on the impact of the county council’s controversial part-night street lighting policy.

Politics
Victoria Atkins MP. ANL-170311-154910001

Atkins ‘proud’ to secure Home Office position

Louth and Horncastle MP Victoria Atkins has told close friends she is ‘proud and delighted’ with her promotion to a ministerial role following a government reshuffle.

News
Victoria Atkins MP.

Victoria Atkins MP becomes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Home Office

Louth and Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, has reportedly been promoted to a ministerial role at the Home Office this afternoon (Thursday).

Politics
Victoria Atkins MP.

Louth MP welcomes farmers to Parliament

Victoria Atkins MP welcomed the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society Under 35s group to the Houses of Parliament last week.

News
Victoria Atkins MP speaking in the House of Commons.

Louth & Horncastle MP praises bravery of emergency service workers

Victoria Atkins MP praised the bravery of the emergency services and backed tougher sentencing during the recent first debate on the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill.

Politics
Skegness and Boston MP Matt Warman. ANL-170311-070943001

Skegness and Boston MP welcomes Brexit assurances on seasonal workers

Matt Warman MP has sought assurances from the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis MP, that migration will not be managed in a way which is damaging to the economy.

News
STOCK: Domestic violence illustraion. STO-170630-130914001

Funding boost for Lincolnshire domestic abuse project

An innovative project which tackles domestic abuse in Lincolnshire has been awarded a grant of £1.4 million by the Home Office.

News
Latest news

Councils warning: Leisure centres ‘could be closed’ without government investment

Leisure centres could fall into a state of disrepair and even be forced to close without urgent investment from the government, councils have warned.

Business
Victoria Atkins MP.

Victoria Atkins MP speaks over Louth County Hospital developments

Victoria Atkins MP has spoken out after a top NHS chief claimed that there are still ‘no current plans’ to close Louth County Hospital.

News

VIDEO: Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers film video guide on safety when buying kids’ hallowe’en costumes

With the horrific story of TV presenter Claudia Winkleman’s child’s costume catching fire hitting the headlines the other year, Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers are offering a video guide to buying kids’ Hallowe’en outfits while still getting into the spirit with safety in mind.

Politics
Coun Martin Hill - Leader of Lincolnshire County Council. EMN-171018-094637001

Lincolnshire council leaders take fight for a fair funding deal to House of Commons

County council leader Coun Martin Hill will today (Wednesday) be joining Lincolnshire MPs in a meeting with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to discuss getting a better funding deal for the area.

Politics
Matt Warman, Sir Edward Leigh, Victoria Atkins and Dr. Caroline Johnson met with Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Lincolnshire MPs meet with minister over fair funding campaign

Sir Edward Leigh, the veteran Member of Parliament for the Gainsborough constituency, has taken part in a meeting with other Lincolnshire MPs and the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, about the important issue of getting a fairer funding deal from central government for local government in Lincolnshire.

News
ELDC headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

D-Day for the future of the Cattle Market

A highly anticipated decision on the future of Louth’s Cattle Market will be made tonight (Wednesday), almost four years to the day since the site was first put on the market.

News
The interior of Skidbrooke Church. Photo by Pete Creasy

Lincolnshire’s Top 8 terrifying and bizarre paranormal cases

From ghost sightings and ‘demonic’ hauntings to UFOs caught on military radar - Lincolnshire has been a hotbed of all things paranormal over the years.

Offbeat
Theresa May and Victoria Atkins.

Victoria Atkins MP backs Theresa May - and shrugs off Brexit fears

Louth and Horncastle MP Victoria Atkins has backed under-fire Theresa May and rubbished claims she will be replaced as Prime Minister by Boris Johnson within 12 months.

News
‘No plans’ for mosque in Louth - Council

‘No plans’ for mosque in Louth - Council

There are ‘no applications’ for a mosque to be provided in Louth, a District Council spokesman has confirmed - despite claims made in a political leaflet distributed around the town in the last couple of weeks.

News
Load more