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Lloyds in the firing line as MP slams decision to shut banks

Leading politicians, businesses and residents have condemned the closure of three branches of Lloyds Bank in East Lindsey and called for the company to think again. Leading politicians, businesses and residents have condemned the closure of three...

today, 18:02 in Regional East

Update (4pm): Collision on the A16 at Ludborough

Update (4pm) - Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that ‘minor injuries’ were sustained by those involved in the two-vehicle collision, and confirmed the road is now clear. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: There are reports of slow traffic on the A16 following a road...

today, 16:09 in Regional East

How A46 Lancaster Bomber sculpture will look

The iconic Lancaster Bomber sculpture next to the A46 will be surrounded in poppies for two weeks of the year. Artists’ impressions of the sculpture have shown the Lancaster’s support structure covered in poppies. But, the actual sculpture will take...

today, 14:45 in Regional East

MP’s praise as Wellies hits the mark in style

MP Victoria Atkins visited Wellies Nursery on Friday to congratulate them on achieving the gold standard for first aid training. Wellies was the 200th nursery to be awarded Millie’s Mark, which was developed with Millie’s Trust, and is named after...

today, 13:22 in Regional East

Focus on fashion

The hall was packed, with more than 80 people all keen to enjoy an evening out. A full range of spring fashion items were on offer from Lincs Fashions, as well as some standard items and a sale rail of High Street names. Items were modelled to show...

today, 13:22 in Regional East

UK ticket-holder wins £121.3 million EuroMillions jackpot

A UK EuroMillions ticket-holder has won the jackpot prize of more than £121.3 million. The winning main numbers were 20, 23, 28, 30, 44, and the lucky stars were 03, 07. Andy Carter, senior winners’ advisor at The National Lottery, said, “Wow - what a...

today, 11:32 in Regional East

Beware of fake FIFA World Cup tickets

Action Fraud has issued a warning about fraudsters taking advantage of unsuspecting football fans ahead of the FIFA World Cup this summer. The World Cup will take place from June 14 to July 15, and the worldwide demand for match tickets, flight...

today, 10:57 in Regional East

Three men arrested in connection with door to door fish selling scam

Three men have been arrested after a number of reports to Lincolnshire police of alleged bogus fish sellers going door to door. According to a Lincolnshire Police spokesman there had been reports of men going door to door in Helpringham, near...

today, 10:37 in Regional East

Motorists should expect delays on A158 next month

Motorists have been warned to expect delays while improvements are carried out on one of the busiest roads in the area - the A158 near Langton by Wragby. The total programme of work to replace a worn out surface’ will start on Monday May 14 and is...

today, 10:20 in Regional East

Lancaster Bomber Sculpture ‘On Freedoms Wings’ set to welcome county’s visitors after approval

An ‘iconic’ Lancaster Bomber sculpture, set to rival the Angel of the North, and called ‘On Freedom’s Wings’ is set to welcome visitors to Lincolnshire along the A46 into Lincoln after plans were granted last night. Members of the North Kesteven...

today, 10:04 in Regional East

Power tools stolen from van in Dunston - witness appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses after various power tools were stolen from van parked overnight in Dunston. The incident is said to have happened overnight Monday/Tuesday on Main Road, Dunston when a white coloured Peugeot Expert panel van is said...

today, 10:04 in Regional East

CAMPAIGN: Tourism leaders offer support for petition to draw down £100m Government money for distributor road

This week The Standard is joined by its sister paper in Skegness as tourism bosses get behind a proposed road which could help travellers explore and enjoy everything our area’s visitor economy has to offer without getting stuck in traffic. Tourism...

today, 06:44 in Regional East

All systems go at Baumber attraction

One of the area’s success stories from 2017 is determined to enjoy an even bigger and better 2018. The beautiful Walled Garden in Baumber will open on Sunday (April 29) for the start of the season. Owner Sonia Elton, pictured with husband Dave, said:...

today, 06:05 in Regional East

VIDEO: Lincolnshire Police chief explains changes to PCSO shift patterns to increase force presence at...

Lincolnshire Police has altered the hours worked by its PCSOs that will see them work an extra 30,000 hours at weekends each year. Around 170,000 incidents are reported to the force each year, according to a Lincolnshire Police statement and just...

today, 06:05 in Regional East

Care workers are one step closer to bagging coveted award

Employees at the Lincolnshire-based Tanglewood Care Homes are one step closer to winning a coveted prize as part of the 2018 Care Home Awards. In June, employees will be heading to the final round at an award ceremony in London. Here they will find...

yesterday, 18:07 in Regional East

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