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Could Britain’s top tradesperson be from our area?

The ‘Britain’s Top Tradesperson 2018’ competition launches this week inviting builders, electricians, carpenters and plumbers in our area to be recognised for the great work that they do in keeping our homes and local businesses in the best condition.

A firefighter tries to extinguish a barbecue after it sets alight. EMN-180525-145735001

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue release barbecue safety tips

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are calling for county residents to remember top tips before sparking up the barbecue this summer.

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10 garden laws you might not know you’re breaking

While gardening might seem the most innocent of pursuits, there are a few factors which could land you on the wrong side of the law when it comes to your outdoor space.

Top trainers Marcus Benson-Day (left) and Justin Riley (right).

Free sessions as top fitness trainers visit Louth leisure centre

Two of the world’s best fitness instructors are coming to Louth’s Meridian Leisure Centre – and you are invited to join them for the ultimate class experience.


Fraudsters target ‘vulnerable and elderly’ in Louth area

Police have once again received reports of vulnerable and elderly people being targeted by fraudsters impersonating police officers, with the latest attempt taking place in Louth yesterday (Thursday).


Northcote Heavy Horse Centre to host medieval tournament event

Northcote Heavy Horse Centre near Spilsby is hosting a charity medieval tournament fundraiser on Bank Holiday Sunday (May 27).

See the beautiful garden at Marigold Cottage this weekend.

Open garden event in Sutton on Sea

Stephanie Lee and John Raby are opening up their beautiful garden at Marigold Cottage in Sutton on Sea this weekend, (May 26-27) to raise funds for the National Gardens Scheme.

Road traffic collision

BREAKING: Mablethorpe man dies after Langworth collision

Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that an elderly man from Mablethorpe has died in hospital following a road traffic collision earlier this week.

Jane Mcmanus is doing a wing walk this Saturday, (May 26).

Former Louth woman Jane is taking to the skies for charity wing walk

A woman who grew up in Louth will be taking to the skies this Saturday, but instead of sitting comfortably inside a plane - she’ll be standing out on the wing.

Court News

Louth man sentenced after drunken assault on his partner

A Louth man, who came home drunk in the early hours after a night out on his own, slapped his partner’s face during a row between the two.


Grant funding on offer for children’s activities in Lincolnshire area

The Lincolnshire Community Foundation still has £30,000 to give away to projects in the Lincolnshire area that help young people become active in their communities from the #iwill campaign.

Lincolnshirer schools are gearing up for samba band world record attempt. EMN-180524-124211001

Lincolnshire Children Attempt Samba World Record

Children from Lincolnshire will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Samba Band, on Tuesday June 26, at Lincoln City Football Club, beginning a Samba revolution for all children and young people in Lincolnshire.


How police spot a drink driver - even before they’ve stopped your car

Police officers have issued a warning to drink and drug drivers who think they can get away with it: Don’t bother.

Art competition for Year 7&8 - Who Am I?' Winner Niamh Gillman Year 8 (centre)  with runners up (l-r) Jacob Barnard, Henry Page-Nidd, Kacey Dobb, Lily Vines, Lisa Campbell.

Louth pupils winning designs made into mugs

Artists at Louth Academy have been busy designing their own range of Starbucks-style coffee cups - and the winning designs as voted for by classmates have been made into real life mugs.

George 'Johnny' Johnson climbs the steps up to the aircraft.

British Dambuster hero Johnny is back in a Lancaster for emotional flight

According to the privileged few who witnessed it, there was a tear in the eye of a very special passenger when he disembarked the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster bomber last Thursday.

Fire & Rescue

Firefighters extinguish vehicle fire in Mablethorpe

A fire crew attended a vehicle fire in Mile Lane, Mablethorpe, this morning (Thursday).

Burglary: Library image

Burglars smash patio doors to enter Withern property

A property in Main Road, Withern, was targeted by burglars last week.


Met Office forecast Lincolnshire to be hotter and sunnier than Ibiza this weekend

Lincolnshire looks set to be in line for a baking bank holiday weekend with temperatures potentially set to reach as high as 30C.

A Mablethorpe man has been charged following an alleged robbery on Saturday morning (May 19).

Mablethorpe man charged following alleged robbery at Mablethorpe betting shop

A man from Mablethorpe has been charged with robbery and possession of a knife following an alleged robbery at the William Hill betting shop in Victoria Road on Saturday morning (May 19).

Court News

Lincolnshire man taken to court over alleged theft of 49p snack

A Louth man has appeared in court after being charged with stealing a snack - worth 49 pence - from a shop in the town centre.

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