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Lincolnshire’s street lights policy is under review

Councillors are to review the impact of a reduction in street lighting across the county.

Lincolnshire County Council began a roll out programme last year, switching off 38,000 lights at night, permanently switching off several thousand more and replacing bulbs with LEDs – to save

2017-08-02 13:33
Lincolnshire’s street lights policy is under review

Councillors are to review the impact of a reduction in street lighting across the county.

Lincolnshire County Council began a roll out programme last year, switching off 38,000 lights at night, permanently switching off several thousand more and replacing bulbs with LEDs – to save

2017-08-02 12:39
Glider makes an unplanned landing in Rippingale

The rural tranquility of Rippingale was interrupted on Saturday when a red and white glider made an unexpected landing in a field.

It happened at about 4.25pm on Saturday when the glider came down on land near Station Street, Rippingale.

An eye-witness, who asked not to be named,

2017-07-24 21:21
Travel around Lincs for only a pound

A one-way ticket for your choice of destination in South Holland and Lincolnshire will cost just a pound for every Monday in August, Lincolnshire County Council has announced.

Call Connect will begin a new programme to entice customers to choose their buses as their way around

2017-07-24 00:15
Travel around Lincs for only a pound

A one-way ticket for your choice of destination in South Holland and Lincolnshire will cost just a pound for every Monday in August, Lincolnshire County Council has announced.

Call Connect will begin a new programme to entice customers to choose their buses as their way around

2017-07-23 23:21
Fences go up in Market Deeping to deter unauthorised Travellers’ camps

Temporary fences are going up in a residential street in Market Deeping as councils try to deter Travellers from setting up unauthorised camps on open spaces.

In May, Travellers moved six caravans onto a green space on Tattershall Drive and were facing legal action to quit. The caravans

2017-07-22 00:03
Fences go up in Market Deeping to deter unauthorised Travellers’ camps

Temporary fences are going up in a residential street in Market Deeping as councils try to deter Travellers from setting up unauthorised camps on open spaces.

In May, Travellers moved six caravans onto a green space on Tattershall Drive and were facing legal action to quit. The caravans

2017-07-21 23:51
UPDATE: A1 now clear following lorry collision near Colsterworth

Police say the A1 northbound is now clear following a collision between two lorries between South Witham and Colsterworth.

One lane was closed while debris was cleared. No injuries have been reported.

The AA had reported delays of 15 minutes after the lane was closed with traffic

2017-07-20 17:01
Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent
The number of children getting just 60 minutes of daily physical activity has dropped by almost half, Public Health England has revealed.
2017-07-17 15:25
One in 10 parents spend £25 on end-of-term gifts for teachers
With summer holidays upon us and children bidding farewell to their teachers, a survey has suggested that many parents give expensive gifts as a thank-you to school staff.
2017-07-05 14:20
Chief keeps his word to tackle rural crime
A £750,000 investment into keep South Holland and Lincolnshire’s rural communities safe comes with an expectation of results, according to the county’s top police officer.
2017-06-30 13:57
Chief keeps his word to tackle rural crime
A £750,000 investment into keep South Holland and Lincolnshire’s rural communities safe comes with an expectation of results, according to the county’s top police officer.
2017-06-30 13:12
Final bell sounds for boxing club coaches
Boxing coaches have stepped out of the ring as they retire from coaching the sport after 21-years.
2017-06-29 00:05
Sent to prison for defrauding NHS and other public bodies out of £12 million
Nine people have been sentenced for their parts in defrauding the NHS out of £12 million.
2017-06-27 21:48
VIDEO: Talented 14-year-old singer from Rippingale will appear on The Voice Kids
A talented 14-year-old singer from Rippingale who was trained at a top US arts school is set to feature on the children’s version of The Voice.
2017-06-23 11:20
New chief executive takes over at South Kesteven District Council
A new chief executive has taken over the reins at the district council on a 12 month contract.
2017-06-16 20:45
Daily News
Lincs police to trial electric cars in quest to be ‘greenest force’

Electric cars are being trialled in Lincolnshire as part of a drive by the police and crime commissioner to create the “greenest” police force in the UK.

Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones has already instigated a project to change lighting at Lincolnshire Police HQ to

today 13:17
National award for Army bomb search dog

A brave military dog who was injured while helping the British Army search for explosives in Afghanistan has won a national award.

Military working dog Sam has been named as the Public Service Animal of the Year at the Daily Mirror Animal Hero Awards.

Based at St George’s Barracks,

today 12:11
Police investigating break-in at Pointon church

A church in Pointon has been broken into and items stolen.

Between midday on Tuesday, September 12, and 9.30am on Saturday, September 16, Christchurch in Pinfold Close, Pinfold Lane, Pointon, was broken into and items including toilet rolls, tea bags and coffee were stolen. A spade was

today 12:11
Injuries take their toll as Oakham lose close cup clash in extra-time

A close contest saw Oakham bow out of the RFU Intermediate Cup after a 20-27 extra-time defeat to Newark at the Showground on Saturday.

Both sides have had a difficult start to the season with Oakham losing their Midlands 2 East (South) opener 51-9 at Oadby Wyggestonians last

today 09:59
Event helps people trace family lineage

People were given advice on how to trace their ancestors at Deeping Community Library with the help of an expert on family history.

Gill Blanchard, pictured, was one of the people giving talks at the ‘Family History Day’ on Saturday.

The event examined how to research family

today 09:59
Six league wins on the bounce as Lions hit rich vein of form

Stamford Lions continued their impressive Peterborough League form with a thumping 6-1 away win at Warboys on Saturday.

James Sheehan’s side have now scored 17 goals in their last three league games as they enjoy a rich vein of form that has propelled them to third in the standings.

yesterday 12:55
Popular jewellers starts its closing down sales drive

Popular local jewellers, Stephen Diggle Jewellers, based in High Street, Oakham has announced that it will close its doors for the last time this Christmas, as Elaine Diggle gets set for retirement.

Elaine said: “We have no children to leave the store to, so we have to clear all our

yesterday 12:55
Charity urges festive saving

A debt charity is urging people across Stamford, Bourne, Oakham and The Deepings to starting saving for Christmas so they can stay out of the red.

The advice from 
Stamford-based Christians Against Poverty (CAP) comes as the 100 day festive countdown started on Friday (September 15).

yesterday 09:37
Latest news from Bourne
today 13:17 Lincs police to trial electric cars in quest to be ‘greenest force’
today 12:11 National award for Army bomb search dog
today 12:11 Police investigating break-in at Pointon church
today 09:59 Injuries take their toll as Oakham lose close cup clash in extra-time
today 09:59 Event helps people trace family lineage
yesterday 12:55 Six league wins on the bounce as Lions hit rich vein of form
yesterday 12:55 Popular jewellers starts its closing down sales drive
yesterday 09:37 Charity urges festive saving
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2017-09-17 00:23 MATCH VERDICT: Feelgood factor at Bourne Town
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2017-09-16 23:17 Daniels find their finishing touch in vital home victory
2017-09-16 22:11 Rousing Rangers bow out despite second half fightback
2017-09-16 11:11 Green bin fees to raise £220,000
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2017-09-15 20:53 Battle of Britain parade to be held
2017-09-15 20:53 Butcher’s pork pies scoop accolade
2017-09-15 20:53 Mayor praises young readers
2017-09-15 20:53 Residents enjoy sit down dance session
2017-09-15 20:53 Builder’s auction raises £650 to help fund charities’ work
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2017-09-15 18:41 Countdown is on for third festival
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2017-09-15 12:05 Drink-driver is jailed after hit and run crash
2017-09-15 12:05 Skatepark plans will be decided on Tuesday
2017-09-15 12:05 It’s raining gold medals on 10-year-old Joshua
2017-09-15 12:05 Bonfire spreads to outbuilding and hedges
2017-09-14 18:29 Wallwork increases the tempo to claim Stableford success at Burghley Park
2017-09-14 18:29 Lodge left disappointed as Stones fail to step up to the mark with key players missing
2017-09-14 18:29 Galloway grasps both codes to register a summer title double
2017-09-14 18:29 Title showdown for Easton-on-the-Hill as trio chase honours
2017-09-14 18:29 Drury proud of his players despite dominant Daniels display ending in defeat
2017-09-14 18:29 FA Cup fever hits Deeping and Rangers are ready to shine on the big stage
2017-09-14 17:23 ‘Writing book was therapy after all I’ve been through’
2017-09-14 17:23 Scarecrow festival is a big hit
2017-09-14 11:49 ‘Heartbroken’ owners plea to find lost border terrier
2017-09-14 10:43 South Lincolnshire schools confirm non-exclusion policy after Year 12 AS-Levels
2017-09-13 19:19 The people who cater for the morale of our air force
2017-09-13 17:07 Sluggish start sends Stamford Lions out of Lincs Junior Cup
2017-09-13 16:01 Opening day defeat as Old Boys fail in bid for Brackley treble
2017-09-13 13:49 A colourful way to mark 90 years of WI
2017-09-13 11:37 Roman Bank in Stamford closed after tree falls onto a car
2017-09-12 17:57 Bicycles stolen from barns in Market Deeping
2017-09-12 16:51 Dog show raises funds for charity
2017-09-12 16:51 Men mowed down lamb and drove off
2017-09-12 16:51 Man arrested after ‘significant amount of drugs recovered in Cottesmore drug raid
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