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Police and CLA urge vigilance against potential metal thefts

Police and CLA urge vigilance against potential metal thefts

Lincolnshire Police and the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) East are urging farmers, landowners and rural businesses in the county to be vigilant against potential metal thefts. This latest warning comes due to a rise in the value of scrap...

today, 09:34 in Regional East
 
Dates confirmed for Horncastle’s festive market

Dates confirmed for Horncastle’s festive market

Horncastle’s 2017 Christmas Market will be held on Sunday, December 10. Organised by the town’s Festivals Committee, the market will again have a Victorian theme and is expectded to attract big crowds. Meanwhile, East Lindsey District Council has...

today, 06:44 in Regional East
 
Cool response to plans for homes at ex Horncastle printers

Cool response to plans for homes at ex Horncastle printers

A company behind plans to transform a former printing works in Horncastle into housing development have been urged to ‘think again’ by town councillors. Culpit and Newton Properties want to build six houses on the site of the former printing premises...

yesterday, 18:09 in Regional East
 

Video: Fire at Horncastle scrap yard

Horncastle News editor, John Fieldhouse, has captured footage of the ongoing fire at a scrap yard in Horncastle this afternoon (Friday). As reported previously, nine fire crews have attended the scene following the report of the fire in Hemingby Lane...

yesterday, 17:01 in Regional East
 
UPDATE: Fire crews rush to scrap yard fire in Horncastle

UPDATE: Fire crews rush to scrap yard fire in Horncastle

Nine fire crews are at the scene of a large fire at a scrap yard in Horncastle this afternoon (Friday). The fire, in Hemingby Lane, was reported shortly before 2.30pm today. The road is currently closed while the incident is ongoing. Appliances from...

yesterday, 16:43 in Regional East
 

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. Distinguished guests were given a tour of the Eastfield Road station, plus the opportunity to...

yesterday, 15:55 in Regional East
 
Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies. The analysis by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS), commissioned...

yesterday, 13:21 in Regional East
 
Sleaford club is holding a party in a toilet and EVERYONE is invited!

Sleaford club is holding a party in a toilet and EVERYONE is invited!

Anyone for ‘toilet sardines’ or ‘toilet ping pong’? Those are just two of the fun games to be played at a hilarious event in Ruskington for a serious charitable cause. Members of the Inner Wheel of Sleaford Kesteven - the women’s wing of the Rotary...

yesterday, 13:21 in Regional East
 
County council wants your views on streetlighting switch-offs in Lincolnshire

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. In April 2016, the cash-strapped council began a streetlight...

yesterday, 12:00 in Regional East
 
Horncastle Police say remain vigilant

Horncastle Police say remain vigilant

Horncastle Police have asked people to remain vigilant after two unrelated incidents in the town. The first incident involved the theft of a lightening conductor unit at Cemetery Lodge, Boston Road, between Friday, November 10 and Monday, November...

yesterday, 12:00 in Regional East
 
MP set to cut ribbon at Louth’s ‘combined’ ambulance and fire station

MP set to cut ribbon at Louth’s ‘combined’ ambulance and fire station

MP Victoria Atkins was scheduled to visit Louth this morning (Friday) to open the town’s ‘combined’ ambulance and fire station. It is Ms Atkins’ first public appearance since her appointment last week as a minister at the Home Office. Ms Atkins has...

yesterday, 08:34 in Regional East
 
We don’t want houses on The Wong - Coun Bill Aron

We don’t want houses on The Wong - Coun Bill Aron

Horncastle county councillor Bill Aron has backed a decision to oppose plans to register ‘The Wong’ as a brownfield site, a move which could potentially pave the way for housing development. The Wong is an area of open land and several attempts to...

yesterday, 06:07 in Regional East
 
Happy 60th! The sky is the limit for daredevil Mick

Happy 60th! The sky is the limit for daredevil Mick

So...what would you do to celebrate a 60th birthday? Daredevil Mick Shaw won’t forget his 60th in a hurry - after leaping out of a plane 15,000 feet above the fields of Lincolnshire. Mick, from Baumber, completed his tandem sky-dive to raise money for...

Thursday, 18:13 in Regional East
 
More than £450,000 boost for Horncastle based charity

More than £450,000 boost for Horncastle based charity

Home-Start Lincolnshire has been awarded more than £450,000 by the Big Lottery for its work with vulnerable families of young children. The money, £486,202 in total, will fund the charity’s valuable home-visiting service which provides volunteers to...

Thursday, 15:41 in Regional East
 
Police to crackdown on pavement bike riding in Horncastle

Police to crackdown on pavement bike riding in Horncastle

People riding bikes on pavements in Horncastle run the risk of being slapped with ‘on the spot’ £50 fines as part of a crackdown by the town’s Neighbourhood Police Team. Officers say they are particularly concerned about the number of complaints about...

Thursday, 14:25 in Regional East
 
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