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World Cup drinkers put strain on EMAS

A combination of the World Cup and the heatwave meant the East Midlands Ambulance Service recorded its busiest ever summer month in July. EMAS says excessive drinking during the World Cup contributed to a record number of calls it received. The...

44 min. ago in Regional East
 

Rasen 10k returns

After the success of the first Market Rasen 10k last year, the event is back - bigger and better - on September 23. Once again, the race starts and finishes at Market Rasen Racecourse. Event director Keith Taylor said: “Not only is this 10k...

today, 13:45 in Regional East
 

The Horncastle Flower and Vegetable Show will grow on you!

Everything will be coming up roses when the Horncastle Flower and Vegetable Show is held at Stanhope Hall later this month. The show is open to the public from 2-5pm on Saturday August 25 and from 10.30-4pm on Sunday, August 26, when the trophies are...

today, 11:34 in Regional East
 

Woodhall Spa fundraiser for LIVES

Teenage volunters from the National Citizen Service (NCS) are holding a fundraiser in Woodhall Spa next week in aid of LIVES. The group will be at Jubilee Park, in Woodhall Spa, from 10am to 3pm on Tuesday, August 22. The teens hope the community...

today, 07:20 in Regional East
 

Coningsby petrol station set to unveil £900k upgrade

A busy food store and fuel station in Coningsby is almost ready to unveil its new look following £990,000 of investment to redevelop the site and its valued services. Lincolnshire Co-op’s Gibbet Nook Food Store and Filling Station is nearing the end...

yesterday, 19:13 in Regional East
 

Roads closed after ‘major collision’ at Burgh on Bain crossroads

Emergency services are attending the scene of a major road traffic collision at the A157/B1125 crossroads in Burgh on Bain this afternoon (Friday). At around 3.30pm, PCSO Louise Borman said: “Please avoid the A157 and B1225 crossroads just past Burgh...

yesterday, 15:51 in Regional East
 

Woodhall Spa Library enters new digital world

A new computer coding kit at Woodhall Spa Library will open a door to the digital world for the local community. Woodhall Spa Connect has been providing access to computer technology and training for local people but is now in the process of...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional East
 

It’s confirmed - Bus stops on Jubilee Way during roadworks

Stagecoach has confirmed arrangements have been made for temporary bus stops on Jubilee Way in Horncastle during a major programme of road improvements due to start on August 28. Lincolnshire County Council Highways officers will be installing...

yesterday, 14:20 in Regional East
 

Lincolnshire A-level pass rate above national average

Provisional A-level results from the majority of schools in the county show that students in Lincolnshire have continued to achieve well. Coun Patricia Bradwell, Executive County Councillor for Children’s Services said: “We are extremely proud of the...

yesterday, 12:40 in Regional East
 

Langton Hill bus stop saga is a disgrace, says ELDC

Lincolnshire County Council has been slammed for putting the brakes on plans to upgrade two bus stops in Horncastle as part of a 256-home development 
due to a lack of resources. Cyden Homes applied to East Lindsey District Council to remove a...

yesterday, 10:11 in Regional East
 

Will tees off at Rasen for charity trio

At 6.30 in the morning, most 12-year-olds are still tucked up in bed, however, for Will King from Scothern it was the perfect time to get on the golf course. Will is taking on the challenge of playing on three courses in one day to raise money for the...

yesterday, 08:42 in Regional East
 

Horncastle duo ‘proud’ to take part in Pilgramage 90

Two proud members of the Horncastle branch of the Royal British Legion took part in the ‘Great Pilgrimage 90.’ The event - from August 5-9 - was organised to commemorate the trip made to Ypres in 1928 by veterans and war widows from World War One....

yesterday, 06:13 in Regional East
 

‘Mindless’ vandalism at Horncastle playground condemned by ELDC

East Lindsey District Council has warned the provision of equipment in a popular children’s playground in Horncastle could be reviewed - if ‘mindless vandalism’ continues. Residents had hit out after a slide was damaged at the playground between...

Thursday, 18:10 in Regional East
 

Foreign workers in Lincolnshire urged to ‘be prepared’ for Brexit impact

The Head of Immigration at a leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors has urged foreign nationals to ‘be aware and be prepared’ as Brexit threatens to impact the right of residence for many foreign national workers. Figures released by the Office for...

Thursday, 14:36 in Regional East
 

Horncastle roadworks put back a week - but it will be worth it say council

‘Any short term inconvenience will be greatly outweighed by the long-term benefits’. That is the message from a leading Lincolnshire County Council ahead of major roadworks in Horncastle. The council has confirmed the first phase of the works - in...

Thursday, 14:16 in Regional East
 
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