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CAMPAIGN: Distributor road on the Government’s radar after being discussed in Parliament

Boston’s MP has put The Standard’s campaign for funding to be drawn down for a £100 million investment for the new Boston Distributor Road on the Government’s radar after questioning the Transport Secretary in the House of Commons today (Tursday).

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Children’s services are ‘fragile’ says trust

A statement from the trust which runs the county’s hospitals has said children’s services at Pilgrim Hospital are ‘fragile’ adding they were ‘currently safe, but we may not be able to maintain all services at the hospital’.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Lloyds banking to close three branches across East Lindsey

Banking giants Lloyds are closing three branches in East Lindsey as part of a nationwide cut back that has put hundreds of jobs at risk.

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Viking Link electricity supply project planned for Lincolnshire delayed

Plans for an electricity link between Lincolnshire and Denmark have been delayed after project partners postponed making a final investment decision.

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Dog food manufacturer to ‘em-bark’ on tour of Lincolnshire

A Lincolnshire-based dog food manufacturer will ‘em-bark’ on a tour of the county this week, stopping at Lincolnshire Co-Op stores along the way.

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Verge cuttings trial will be rolled out across the county next week

A project which could help generate electricity and heat for Lincolnshire and improve the appearance of the county’s verges begins a trail on Monday, April 23.

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Steep rise in cost of rural crime thefts in the Midlands

A crime wave is sweeping the British countryside, according to latest figures released by NFU Mutual.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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FULL LIST of 81 Carpetright stores to close as firm axes 300 jobs

About 300 jobs are to be axed at Carpetright after the embattled retailer unveiled plans to shut another 81 stores and tap investors for £60 million under a sweeping restructure.

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Lack of publicity blamed for fall in county’s recycling rates

Lack of publicity blamed for fall in county’s recycling rates

The chairman of Lincolnshire Waste Partnership (LWP) blamed a lack of publicity for the county’s fall in recycling rates.

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Still time to put pen to paper in competition

Still time to put pen to paper in competition

Time is running out for youngsters in the East Midlands to put pen to paper as part of a nation-wide competition.

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Staff at Lincolnshire company gearing up for charity ride

An intrepid team of cyclists from a Lincolnshire company is gearing up for a mammoth 100-mile charity bike ride.

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Authorities called on to create regular reviews and, change public perception and reduce fear of crime in street lighting recommendations

Six recommendations including better communication and creating a list of exemption sites have been revealed in a draft report assessing the impact of Lincolnshire County Council’s controversial decision to switch off tens of thousands of street lights at night.

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Lincolnshire based hospice announces winning films for outdoor festival

With more than 2,000 votes submitted, members of the public have chosen the films they would like to see at the Barnabas Big Screen.

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Virgilo will win the Grand National... according to history

170 years of Grand National winners shows that the winning horse is nine-years-old, weighs 10st 7lbs and has an average starting price of 19/1

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Louth’s Ayscough Hall is saved after councillors refuse plan for new homes

Louth’s Ayscough Hall is saved after councillors refuse plan for new homes

A much-used community hall in Louth will not be demolished to make way for new homes - after the plans were thrown out by ELDC’s planning committee this week.

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Danielle Lloyd collaborates with Louth clothing brand

A Louth businesswoman’s award-winning clothing brand has announced a new collaboration with model and former Miss Great Britain, Danielle Lloyd.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

Health
Chance to have your say on waste consultation

Chance to have your say on waste consultation

Residents in Lincolnshire are being encouraged to have their say on a draft consultation released today (Wednesday) which outlines future plans to improve how waste is dealt with in the county.

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