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No hosepipe ban - but please use water wisely say Anglian Water

As June temperatures reach a record high, residents watching their gardens bake in the scorching sun need not worry about a hosepipe ban – for now – but they are being urged to use water wisely. Yesterday, the Met Office recorded a high of 34.5C, making

today, 14:18 in Regional East

Message in bottle washed up at Ingoldmells touches hearts of residents

A message in a bottle from a little girl in Rotherham that was washed up on Ingoldmells beach has touched the hearts of residents after it was discovered she was appealing for food. Abbie Paige ‎posted a picture of the letter, written to ‘Black Beard’ on

today, 13:16 in Regional East

‘Smoke was seen for miles’: Carelessly discarded barbecue starts fire in Skegness

Firefighters received 16 calls when smoke was seen billowing across the Skegness beach area. A carelessly discarded barbecue has been blamed for the blaze in North Parade. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue were alerted by onlookers just after 6pm and discover

today, 09:52 in Regional East

Lincolnshire Show Picture Round-up

Picture gallery: Lincolnshire show Lincolnshire’s county show saw the crowds turn out on one of the hottest days of the year. Click on the picture gallery for a taste of day one. And day two promises the same again. See more in next week’s paper.

today, 07:26 in Regional East

Concern for missing Alford man Peter Whitlam

Lincolnshire Police are trying to trace an Alford man that has been missing since Monday morning (June 19). Peter Whitlam,68, went missing from the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby early morning on Monday. He is an Alford man but Peter had bee

today, 07:26 in Regional East

‘Serious violent incident’ in Ingoldmells case adjourned

Five men have appeared in court following a serious violent incident in and outside a bar in Ingoldmells two years ago. Jonathan Leonard William Butler, 29, of St Michaels Lane, Wainfleet and Jon Patrick Gray, 34, of Swiss Cottages, Thorpe Road, Whisby b

yesterday, 17:49 in Regional East

Suspended sentence for Skegness man after second assault on ex-partner

A 25-year-old Skegness man has been given a suspended prison sentence for assaulting his former partner for the second time in less than three months. Joshua Benjamin Waterhouse of Grosvenor Road, admitted assaulting Jennifer Johnson by beating at her ho

yesterday, 17:49 in Regional East

Severe weather warning updated for Lincolnshire region with possible thunder and lightning tomorrow

Met Office forecasters have this afternoon issued a revised ‘severe weather warning’ for our county. The Met Office warning states: “A band of heavy, thundery showers is expected to move from west to east on Thursday morning. Some places will miss these,

yesterday, 17:49 in Regional East

Fears council will ban bottles of wine and pop on tables for diners in East Lindsey

Banning diners across East Lindsey from having a bottle of wine on their table or children pop to drink with a straw would be an ‘overreaction’ to an incident in Skegness where a man lost his eye in an assault involving a glass as well as having huge imp

yesterday, 16:38 in Regional East

Unsung heroes to be rewarded at Lincolnshire Show

A highlight of the first day of the Lincolnshire Show, which has already seen thousands of people flocking through the gates, will be a presentation to unsung heroes from the area. Marion Cotterrill, of Skegness, will be rewarded in this year’s Lincolnsh

yesterday, 16:38 in Regional East

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research. The study showed that almost half of those those aged 16 to 24 (48 per cent) have experienced a seasonal allergy, such as hay fever or an allergy

yesterday, 16:38 in Regional East

Lincolnshire Show in full swing

Thousands of people have been flocking to the first day of the 2017 Lincolnshire Show as it opened its gates this morning at 8am just north of Lincoln. Advanced tickets sales have been up this year according to organisers for the popular two-day event, h

yesterday, 14:07 in Regional East

Communities in Skegness come together to battle hatred

A community centre in Skegness opened its doors at the weekend to show residents they have ‘More in Common’ and, for a few hours at least, forget the horror and heartache that has rocked the nation in recent weeks. Residents of Philip Grove hosted a barb

yesterday, 13:24 in Regional East

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned. Travel bosses have been left ‘embarrassed’ by the huge spike in reports of holiday sickness - described as a

yesterday, 11:13 in Regional East

Skegness pub has Alcohol Premises Licence reviewed after showing “inability to deal with incident” in which...

A Skegness pub has had new condition placed on its Alcohol Premises Licence after is showed an “inability to deal with an incident” which saw a man lose an eye. The Marine Boathouse Pub, in Lumley Road, has been subject to a Licence Review Hearing at Eas

yesterday, 07:41 in Regional East

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