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VIDEO: 60 seconds can save a child’s life - parents need to know these lifesaving skills

A new study of 2,000 parents reveals millions of children’s lives are at risk because their mums and dads don’t have the appropriate life-saving skills. Frighteningly, one in five parents have found themselves in the situation where their child needed ur

today, 18:14 in Regional East
 

Easy listening event in theatre bar

A popular jazz and easy listening event in Spilsby Theatre returns this Friday, February 24. The event was initially supported by Kathy Brookes and Lawrence Chapman from Countryside Arts, as they have a passion for music. Spilsby Theatre has gained more

today, 18:14 in Regional East
 

‘Don’t give them money’: Councillor’s warning after witnessing ‘begging’ in Skegness

This is the moment a man stopped a woman in Skegness, asked her for money and then went into an off-licence and bought a can of beer, according to a local councillor. The incident on Roman Bank opposite the old post office this morning horrified Coun Tre

today, 17:43 in Regional East
 

Police hunt ‘preying young man who stole purse from elderly Skegness woman

Police are looking for a young man after an elderly woman had her purse stolen in Skegness. At around midday on Thursday February 16 a woman in her late 70s was walking along Lyndhurst Avenue near to the junction of Albany Road when a man reached into he

today, 16:51 in Regional East
 

Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

New laws coming into force on 1 March will mean that drivers caught using their mobile phone while at the wheel will face double penalty points and a double fine. Current legislation means drivers receive a three-point penalty and £100 fine for the offen

today, 14:40 in Regional East
 

Could you be a lollypop lady (or man) in Burgh-le-Marsh?

A primary school in Burgh-le-Marsh is looking for a lollypop lady or man. The post, which is relatively new, has become vacant at St Peter and St Paul C Of E Primary School in Wainfleet Road. Ideally the school looking for someone who likes children and

today, 14:10 in Regional East
 

Here comes the ‘Circus’: Skegness carnival is saved

A massive community effort has saved Skegness carnival - with this year’s themed parade to be led by Mr Fips Wonder Circus. There were fears it could be the end for the popular event which has been part of the annual calendar for more than 70 years, afte

today, 13:22 in Regional East
 

Protect your property: Security marking surgery in Skegness today

Police are holding a security marking and crime prevention surgery outside the Hildreds Centre in Skegness today. Members of the Skegness Neighbourhood Policing Team will be on hand from 10am to 2pm providing crime prevention advice and property marking

today, 09:16 in Regional East
 

‘We will hunt them down’: police vow over rise in burglaries in Skegness area

A police inspector in Skegness has vowed his officers are hunting down those responsible for a staggering increase in burglaries. Latest statistics show that since February last year East Lindsey has seen a large rise in burglaries in the area, with a 30

today, 09:10 in Regional East
 

‘Priceless’ tools are stolen from joiner at Thorpe St Peter

A joiner from Thorpe St Peter, who moved to the area from Yorkshire to start a new business, says his plans have been wrecked after burglars stole his tools. Andrew Town said he was asleep when burglars went on to his property in Lymn Bank East some time

today, 09:04 in Regional East
 

‘Vote them all out’: Fury at Chapel St Leonards Parish Council

Residents in Chapel St Leonards protesting against a massive 41.54 per cent hike in the council tax precept were horrified by the display of unprofessionalism shown at last night’s meeting of the parish council. They were expecting fireworks as they dema

today, 08:32 in Regional East
 

‘Picture paints a thousand words’: PCSO helps elderly lady who was lost in Skegness

A kind gesture by a Skegness PSCO has warmed the hearts of people across the country who spotted a picture on Twitter. PCSO Dave Bunker was photographed holding the hand of an elderly lady who had lost her way. The image was posted on social media and ha

yesterday, 14:23 in Regional East
 

NHS IN CRISIS: Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines

Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said. But the organisations that represents thousands of pharmacists has warned few of its members have been involved in drawing up the Susta

yesterday, 13:59 in Regional East
 

WEATHER WARNING: Winds of up to 80mph to cause disruption as Storm Doris blows through Lincolnshire

The Met Office have issued an amber weather warning for Lincolnshire and are warning winds of up to 80mph. Some very strong winds are expected throughout Thursday, February 23 in association with storm ‘Doris’, with a short period where gusts of 70 to 80

yesterday, 12:35 in Regional East
 

Man hit with hammer and pushed through restaurant window in violent attack in Skegness

A man was hit with a hammer before being pushed through a restaurant window in a violent attack in Skegness last night. Police are investigating a serious assault that took place outside the Burger King restaurant in the Hildreds Centre, Skegness, around

yesterday, 10:23 in Regional East
 


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