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Recruitment day at hospital

Nurses and other health professionals are being encouraged to find out more about working at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital at a recruitment day next week. United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust will hold the event in the hospital’s postgraduate centre...

today, 18:41 in Regional East

This is what the law says about driving in flip flops or bare footed

Summer is here and the weather continues to get warmer but the sunny conditions can make it uncomfortable to drive in a pair of sweaty shoes. In fact some drivers prefer to opt for flip flops or even go bare foot when driving in warm weather. There is...

today, 15:47 in Regional East

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Brownies raise sum for A&E department

Second Skegness Brownies raised about £250 for the children’s room in Skegness Hospital’s A&E department 10 years ago. The money would replace the TV and DVD player. The children raised the money by walking from Southview Lesiure Park, Skegness,...

today, 12:17 in Regional East

Astonishing inter-war plans for ‘Super Speedway’ between Boston and Skegness to go under the hammer

Rare documents relating to an astonishing inter-war plan to build the world’s first ‘Super Speedway’ between Boston and Skegness are to go under the hammer. The proposal was to create a 15-mile long track that could handle the land speed record...

today, 11:24 in Regional East

Vets warning to dog walkers on Mablethorpe beach

A warning has been issued to dog walkers after two dogs - which had recently been walked on the beach in the Mablethorpe area - suffered gastro-intestinal problems, with one of the dogs sadly passing away. Rase Veterinary Centre posted an urgent...

yesterday, 14:40 in Regional East

WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used...

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets. Commissioned by East Midlands trains to...

yesterday, 13:59 in Regional East

The £20m gamble: ELDC to borrow cash to stave off funding crisis

East Lindsey District Council has agreed to borrow up to £20m which could be invested in projects outside the area in a bid to generate income and plug a significant gap in funding. The Conservative-controlled authority will borrow the cash over a...

yesterday, 13:48 in Regional East

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Grant for greenhouse at village school

A greenhouse was greatly enhancing gardening lessons at Toynton All Saints Primary School 10 years ago. Pupils were delighted when the new addition to their garden arrived. It came as a result of a grant application to the Lincolnshire Network Fund.

yesterday, 12:09 in Regional East

Minibus carrying 16 passengers crashes into garden on A1028 in Ulceby

A minibus carry 16 passengers has crashed into a garden on the A1028 in Ulceby. Emergency services including police and ambulance were called to the scene just before 9pm last night and the road was closed with diversions put in place. Passengers...

yesterday, 07:54 in Regional East

Last minute ‘snags’ delay opening of North Sea Observatory

Works to iron out last minute ‘snags’ will need to be carried out before the new North Sea Observatory attraction can be opened to the public, say council officials. The much-anticipated observatory was originally planned to open to visitors this...

Wednesday, 18:09 in Regional East

Bakewell Pudding ‘lost in space’ could now be in the Lincolnshire Wolds

A Peak District school is asking for the Lincolnshire public’s help after pupils sent a Bakewell Pudding into space - which has now become ‘lost in space’ over our county. Earlier this week, Year 4 pupils at S. Anselm’s School in Bakewell, Derbyshire,...

Wednesday, 13:31 in Regional East

Mystery of unknown woman found dead and severely decomposed

Mystery surrounds the identity of a woman whose body was found severely decomposed. A national appeal has now been made to find the identity of the woman whose inquest was held yesterday, Tuesday June 19. Described to be middle aged, with...

Wednesday, 12:50 in Regional East

Boston boy lands top role in Will Ferrell’s new comedy Holmes and Watson

Landing a role in a Hollywood film is something most actors can only dream of - but a Boston boy has done just that - on his first ever audition. Codie-Lei Eastick has been cast in the new Will Ferrell comedy Holmes and Watson - which is currently...

Wednesday, 08:33 in Regional East

Bakers of Lincolnshire... Marie Curie ‘kneads’ your support!

The terminal illness charity Marie Curie is calling on people in Lincolnshire to throw a ‘Blooming Great Tea Party’ this month. Whether it’s a traditional tea party, bake-off style competition, or coffee and cake with a few or your nearest and...

Tuesday, 19:40 in Regional East

Call for fairer highways funding in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council’s Executive Member for Highways and Transport, Councillor Richard Davies, is calling on the Government to put an end to decades of underfunding and invest more in Lincolnshire’s roads. In an open letter to Chris Grayling...

Tuesday, 16:14 in Regional East

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