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Video: ELDC buys Louth Navigation Warehouse

East Lindsey District Council has today (Tuesday) completed the purchase of the Louth Navigation Warehouse.

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Victoria Atkins: ‘Why I voted for Brexit Bill’

Victoria Atkins: ‘Why I voted for Brexit Bill’

Louth and Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, voted with the government in support of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill last week - declaring that it was ‘a promise made and a promise kept’.

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GPs merger: ‘We want a soft landing, not a crash landing!’

GPs merger: ‘We want a soft landing, not a crash landing!’

Doctors, practice managers and town councillors came together last week to discuss two proposed mergers affecting Louth’s GP surgeries.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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ELDC headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby. EMN-170409-100503001

Devolution plans are ‘dead in the water’ - Leyland

Local authorities in Lincolnshire need to work more closely together, if they are to overcome the challenge of delivering services amid massive cuts 
in Government funding.

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ELDC headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

Executive Board changes at East Lindsey District Council

The Leader of East Lindsey District Council, Councillor Craig Leyland, has made two changes to the Executive Board at East Lindsey District Council.

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Lincolnshire County Council

County council seeking new panel members to consider expenses and allowances

Lincolnshire County Council is seeking new members to sit on its Independent Remuneration Panel (IRP), the group that oversees what its councillors can claim in allowances and expenses.

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Louth County Hospital

‘NHS Uprising’ takes place in Louth this weekend

Campaigners from across Lincolnshire are planning to gather in Louth next week to protest against the state of the National Health Service, and the impact upon hospital services in our area.

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The BBMF end of season formation, comprising the Dakota, Lancaster and five Spitfires, used Tattershall Castle as a landmark on their run in to RAF Coningsby on Sunday. Photo by Oscarpix Imaging. ENGEMN00120130930153422

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded due to engine issues ahead of first ever Scampton airshow

Most of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue, it’s been announced

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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Scrutiny committee to review county council decision to switch off street lights

Following months of criticism and security concerns locally after the county council’s decision to turn off street lights in some areas after midnight in a money-saving drive, the matter is to be reviewed.

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Ludborough festival granted licence - despite local objections

The organisers of a three-day music festival have been granted a premises licence for their event - which will see live and recorded music being played until as late as 2am.

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Councillor Darren Hobson, long-serving flood warden for Louth.

‘No invitation’ to flood alleviation scheme for Louth’s flood warden

Ministers and senior council figures will attend the official opening of Louth’s flood alleviation scheme next Friday... but there was no invitation for the town’s long-serving flood warden, Darren Hobson.

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FEATURE: A taste of European food brings communities together

Some amazing tastes of European food were available at a Lincolnshire European Supermarket recently and food writer James Waller-Davies went along to try out some of the delicacies on offer and sniff out some new recipes...

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Louth Cattle Market.

Louth Town councillors unite against the ‘outrageous’ cattle market situation

Louth town councillors from across the political divide have reacted angrily to the three options set out for the future of the cattle market - which includes the possibility of selling the current site and not providing a replacement.

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Warning over unofficial sellers after couple sold ‘potentially unsafe’ generator in car park

The county council is warning people not to buy items from unofficial sellers after a couple bought a ‘potentially unsafe generator’ in a Lincolnshire town car park.

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ELDC headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

East Lindsey residents urged to complete electoral form

From the end of July, householders in East Lindsey will receive an ‘Annual Household Enquiry Form’ from East Lindsey District Council.

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Lincolnshire Police gun amnesty sees 117 weapons handed in - including a hand grenade!

A week-long gun amnesty run by Lincolnshire Police in an effort to make the county’s streets safer has resulted in 117 weapons being handed in.

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Victoria Atkins MP.

Victoria Atkins MP defends vote on public sector pay cap

Victoria Atkins MP has defended her vote against Labour’s bid to lift the cap on public sector pay in a defeated amendment during the Queen’s Speech debate last week.

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