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Plans for Skegness area go to to council

The following planning applications are to be considered by East Lindsey District Council. Members of the planning committee will meet on Thursday, May 3, at Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth. Change of use of land at Kelsey Wood Country Park in Great...

35 min. ago in Regional East

Mayor of Alford slams Lloyds Bank decision

The Mayor of Alford has expressed her ‘deep disappointment’ following Lloyds Bank’s proposal to close its branch in Alford - the last bank in the town. Chairman of Alford Town Council and ELDC councillor for Alford ward, Coun Sarah Devereux, spoke out...

52 min. ago in Regional East

Fire crew attend road accident in Skegness

Firefighters cordoned off an area of Skegness following a road accident last night, Lincs Fire and Rescue was alerted just after 10pm to attend Scarborough Avenue. ‏They tweeted: “@SkegnessFire attended a RTC on Scarborough Avenue in Skegness. The...

today, 08:15 in Regional East

BREAKING: Donald Trump to visit UK for talks on July 13

President Donald Trump will visit the UK on July 13 and hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain’s ambassador to the US has said. British ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, tweeted: ‘Delighted that President @realDonaldTrump...

yesterday, 17:04 in Regional East

NEIGHBOURHOOD NEWS: Group raises more than £40k for cancer research

The Skegness Group of Friends of Cancer Research UK recently held a coffee morning at the Vine Hotel, in Skegness. Pictured (from left) Sue Carr, Maureen Wilson, who organised the event, Andrea Day, local fundraising manager for Lincolnshire, and Judy...

yesterday, 15:39 in Regional East

Man from Skegness faces sex charges involving teenage girl

A 56-year-old Skegness man has appeared in court at Boston on allegations of inciting a young teenage girl into sexual activities. Howard Lee Durham of George Avenue, entered no pleas to four charges: that he attempted to arrange to meet a girl aged...

yesterday, 13:22 in Regional East

Lincolnshire ranked as one of the safest counties in England and Wales

According to latest figures, Lincolnshire has been rated one of the safest counties in England and Wales. A report by the Office for National Statistics finds Lincolnshire as being the fifth lowest county (per 1,000 population) for overall crime...

yesterday, 12:37 in Regional East

Special joy for the family of terminally sick baby on holiday in Chapel St Leonards

A voluntary community group is making special memories for the family of a terminally sick baby by giving them a five-day break in Ingoldmells. Mum and dad Kay Folland and Johnny Johnson arrived at the Sand Sun and Special Needs caravan at the Golden...

yesterday, 12:11 in Regional East

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Celebrating two decades of twinning

Chapel St Leonards Twinning Association celebrated its 20th anniversary 10 years ago with a visit from its friends in France. Chapel had enjoyed a relationship with families from Cérans-Foulletourte since 1988, with the towns taking it in turns to...

yesterday, 12:11 in Regional East

Ingoldmells caravanner makes call for ban on sale of knives on market

A stabbing victim is calling for action to be taken to deter people from carrying weapons after the recent surge in violent crime in Lincolnshire. Carl Moore, a former security guard who has a caravan in the resort, said he was appalled to see a...

yesterday, 11:27 in Regional East

Chance to meet police at library in Skegness

A crime prevention surgery is taking place in Skegness tomorrow (Friday). Police will be at Skegness Library, in Roman Bank, from 10am until 12 midday. A member of the local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be hand for the public to raise any...

yesterday, 11:15 in Regional East

Lincolnshire Chief Constable holds ceremony to recognise police officers’ dedication and good service

Serving police officers and police staff in Lincolnshire were recognised at a ceremony this week for outstanding examples of policing where they have shown dedication and good service. Nineteen were awarded the Chief Constable’s certificates of...

yesterday, 10:05 in Regional East

Calls for STP public consultation after concern raised over lack of progress on controversial proposals

The NHS will face calls from leading county councillors to publish a plan for public consultation on its controversial proposals for a major shakeup of health services in Lincolnshire. Concerns have been raised by the county council over the lack of...

yesterday, 10:05 in Regional East

Number claiming benefits in East Lindsey falls for first time since October

The number of people claiming out-of-work benefits in East Lindsey fell last month in line with seasonal trends. This is according to the latest monthly figures from the Office for National Statistics, published last week. March’s claimant count for...

yesterday, 09:17 in Regional East

Fewer claiming out-of-work benefits in East Lindsey

The number of people claiming out-of-work benefits in East Lindsey fell slightly last month. This is according to the latest monthly figures from the Office for National Statistics, published on Wednesday. The district’s count dropped by five to 1,375...

yesterday, 09:17 in Regional East

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