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Craig is the new man at the helm of Trinity Arts Centre

Craig Sanders has been appointed the new manager at Trinity Arts Centre in Gainsborough. Craig will be responsible for the theatre’s operations and artistic programming whilst developing new programmes for talent development and community engagement....

38 min. ago in Regional East

North Notts Lions golf day raises £1,500 for D.A.R.E

North Notts Lions have raised more than £1,000 for the D.A.R.E primary programme at a charity golf day at Gainsborough Golf Club. The event raised around £1,500, which is to be split between nine local primary schools to enable them to take part on...

38 min. ago in Regional East

What you can expect from the weather today

Here is the weather forecast for East Midlands on Friday, August 17. According to the Met Office, it will be mainly dry, with some sunny spells, especially at first. However cloud will thicken through the day, with the odd spot of rain and stronger...

today, 08:27 in Regional East

Chesterfield gang carried out ‘terrifying’ pitched battle in city centre as shoppers looked on

A gang of friends from Chesterfield carried out a pitched battle in the middle of a city, throwing punches and kicks while horrified shoppers looked on. Some of the group of seven, almost all from Chesterfield, picked up and threw chairs around...

yesterday, 15:16 in Regional East

Gainsborough students celebrating another great year of A-level results

Students in Gainsborough are celebrating after another excellent year of A-level results. At Queen Elizabeth’s High School (QEHS) in Gainsborough 114 students gained A and A* grades between them, with many students gaining the grades required for...

yesterday, 13:52 in Regional East

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across the county. This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. While some people may not...

yesterday, 13:17 in Regional East

Housing market remains the same for Lincolnshire property after year of growth

House prices in Lincolnshire remained unchanged in June, despite witnessing a 3.6 per cent rise over the last 12 months. The latest data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that the average property in the area sold for £179,777 -...

yesterday, 13:06 in Regional East

Another record breaking year for Worksop students as they receive their A Level results

It was another record breaking year for A-level results in Worksop this year. Students at the Outwood Post 16 Centre in Worksop have surpassed previous years’ outstanding results yet again.  Students achieved fantastic results with more than half...

yesterday, 10:46 in Regional East

What you can expect from the weather today

Here is the weather forecast for East Midlands on Thursday, August 16. According to the Met Office, we can expect rain, with some heavy bursts, before then moving to the southeast during the morning. Most parts will then see a fine afternoon with...

yesterday, 08:06 in Regional East

Charity is so grateful for all its summer fund raisers

Summer is traditionally charity events season, when inspiring people and groups decide to do something different to help a local good cause, writes Jamie Davenport, senior fund raising manager for Macmillan for north and coastal Lincolnshire. At...

yesterday, 07:08 in Regional East

New funding now available for community groups and charities

A new £42,500 funding pot is available to community groups and charities based across Lincolnshire, writes Heather Arnatt, area co-ordinater for Volunteering Centre Services in West Lindsey. The Adult Care and Community Wellbeing Development Fund,...

yesterday, 06:21 in Regional East

Police want to trace this man in connection with alleged alcohol theft

Police want to trace this man in connection with an alleged theft. Lincolnshire Police said that on July 23 at about 4.30pm, a man entered the Morrisons store on Heapham Road South, Gainsborough, and took alcohol worth £767. The man is described as...

Wednesday, 14:58 in Regional East

A Worksop Guardian, a play script and war medals among items buried in Whitwell time capsule to mark the...

A copy of the Worksop Guardian, a play script and war medals are among the items which have been buried in a time capsule in Whitwell. To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War the Whitwell Residents Association has...

Wednesday, 13:48 in Regional East

What you can expect from the weather today

Today will be mainly dry with clouds increasing later on, according to the Met Office. Forecasters say it will be bright with some sunshine, although clouding will increase in the evening with outbreaks of rain reaching the Peak District. Maximum...

Wednesday, 08:26 in Regional East

Logan becomes a prince for a day at his fairytale ‘wedding’

A young boy with a rare medical condition got the chance to be a prince for a day at a ‘wedding ceremony’. Logan Mountcastle, seven, was diagnosed with the condition Metachromatic Leukodystrophy a few years ago. And since then his condition has...

Tuesday, 15:46 in Regional East

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