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Inquest: Saltfleetby man ‘died after falling from roof’

A Saltfleetby man died after accidentally falling from the roof of his house while carrying out repairs, an inquest has heard. Christopher Paul Sanderson, 63, was found laid on the ground and ‘incoherent’ by his wife Mandy when she returned home from...

yesterday, 20:16 in Regional East

Awards celebrate environmentally friendly businesses, communities and schools

The search is on to find Lincolnshire’s most environmentally friendly businesses, communities, farms and schools. Entries are sought for the county’s most prestigious celebration of environmental excellence: The Lincolnshire Environmental Awards...

yesterday, 18:01 in Regional East

Louth Choral Society to host spring concert

Louth Choral Society are busy in rehearsals for their spring concert, which will take place at St James’s Church in Louth on Sunday, April 22, from 7.30pm. Conducted by their musical director, Allan Smith, the choir will be joined by members of St...

yesterday, 15:58 in Regional East

Lincolnshire East CCG: ‘Order your Easter Bank Holiday prescriptions in good time’

Easter is fast approaching, with Good Friday on March 30 and Easter Monday on April 2. So, with this in mind, Lincolnshire East CCG is reminding patients to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time. At busy times of year like Easter it is...

yesterday, 15:41 in Regional East

VIDEO: 10 dos and don’ts for driving in freezing temperatures

Much of the UK has been with heavy snow – If you’re thinking about venturing out in the car for the first time since the Beast from the East hit, here are some tips from rescue service Green Flag. Do: Make sure you’ve got an ice scraper and a good...

yesterday, 11:33 in Regional East

White out on the Wolds

Motorists, police and other emergency services had to battle with treacherous conditions on local roads last night (Saturday). The Beast from the East 2 struck with greater ferocity than expected with strong winds whipping snow across many routes. One...

yesterday, 10:31 in Regional East

UPDATE: More road disruption as mini Beast from the East hits Lincolnshire

There have been more reports from Lincolnshire Police advising people not to travel after drifting snow badly affected some roads in the county overnight. Drivers were caught out, getting stuck with warnings for snow and ice. The police have warned...

yesterday, 09:39 in Regional East

Warning after mini Beast from the East brings overnight chaos to county roads

Police are warning motorists not to venture out ‘unless absolutely necessary’ after the mini Beast from the East brought more chaos to county roads overnight. Farmers were again the heroes of the night as drifting snow resulted in a number of road...

yesterday, 09:27 in Regional East

Picture gallery: Centenary certificates awarded at Lincs North WI Federation annual meeting

Picture gallery: Lincs North Federation WIs The fascinating discovery of the lost remains of a King of England had members of WIs across the Lincolnshire North Federation spellbound at their annual meeting. Screenwriter and author Philippa Langley was...

Saturday, 21:35 in Regional East

‘Egg’cellent effort from compassionate NHS staff in Lincolnshire this Easter time

Dedicated NHS staff have stepped up to the mark once again to donate hundreds of Easter eggs to less fortunate families in Lincolnshire. Around 500 of the chocolate treats have been collected over the past few weeks and will be delivered to food banks...

Saturday, 16:09 in Regional East

Lincolnshire NHS: ‘Pharmacists are a parent’s best friend for childhood winter illness’

With the onset of Spring and as the cold weather continues parents in Lincolnshire East can prepare to deal with common childhood winter illnesses – by seeking advice from their local pharmacy. Young children are more vulnerable to coughs, colds and...

Saturday, 16:03 in Regional East

Japanese thriller is next on Louth Film Club’s list

A Japanese family drama and thriller will be screened by Louth Film Club on Monday, March 19. Harmonium is directed by Kȏvi Fukada and follows the marriage of Akie, (Mariko Tsutsui) and her husband, Toshio, (Kanji Furutachi), and largely revolves...

Saturday, 15:37 in Regional East

Louth Golf Club seniors get season under way

The Louth Golf Club course was very wet as the seniors section took part in an early-season competition, but the conditions did nothing to stop their enjoyment from start to finish. Louth GC seniors captain John Wallis opened with a fine, straight...

Saturday, 11:27 in Sport

Blood transfusions ‘safer than ever’ thanks to new technology

Blood transfusions at Lincolnshire’s hospitals are among ‘the safest in the country’ thanks to an £800,000 investment in state-of-the-art technology. The funding has been invested in an electronic barcode blood tracking system which has been rolled...

Saturday, 10:04 in Regional East

Organist Cameron Lloyd will be performing in Louth for Organ Society

The next concert of the North Lincolnshire Theatre Organ Preservation Society at Louth Town Hall isthis Sunday, (March 18). Playing on The Compton Theatre Organ this time is Cameron Lloyd, who is the newly elected Patron of the Theatre Organ Club for...

Saturday, 10:04 in Regional East

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