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Trailblazers - that’s town councillors!

Moves to give Horncastle Town Council the power to make some planning decisions should move a major step closer next month. A recommendation that the town council takes responsibilty to decide on minor applications is due to go before East Lindsey...

yesterday, 16:30 in Regional East
 

‘Unscrupulous’ recruits adding to hospital woe

Unscrupulous recruits are adding to fears about the future of children’s services at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital, it has been claimed. Many families in the Horncastle and Coningsby areas rely on the Paediatric Unit for often life-changing treatment. The...

yesterday, 10:30 in Regional East
 

Shock closure for high street fashion retailer in Louth

High street clothing store New Look is set to close its Louth branch next week - just months after its future had appeared to be secure. A sign was recently put up in the window of the Market Place store to reveal that the long-standing branch was due...

yesterday, 09:43 in Regional East
 

It’s bloomin’ lovely... but will judges agree? the judges agree?

‘A fantastic little town’. That’s how Mayor Brian Burbidge recently described Horncastle. There’s plenty of people who would agree with him - and hopefully so will judges in the annual Lincolnshire Best Small Town competition. Horncastle has entered...

yesterday, 09:20 in Regional East
 

Lincolnshire County Council wants to hear about your childcare

Parents and carers are being surveyed about their childcare experiences to ensure there are enough places available and to support future needs. County councillor Patricia Bradwell, Executive Councillor for Children’s Services, said: “Throughout the...

yesterday, 09:05 in Regional East
 

Jessica prepares to jet off to South Africa

A Belchford woman has chosen a unique way to celebrate her tenth year as a Young Farmer - by jetting off half way across the world. Jessica Littleworth, 24, admits she has never travelled outside of Europe but is looking forward to flying to South...

Friday, 17:31 in Regional East
 

Council’s plea to teens - ‘speak up or miss out’

Youngsters in Horncastle have been warned they could miss out on influencing any future sporting and recreational facilities being planned for the town - including a new skate park. The town council has embarked on an ambitious project designed to...

Friday, 16:29 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...

Friday, 15:43 in Regional East
 

Coningsby & Tattershall Leos lend helping hand

Once again Coningsby & Tattershall Leos have taken to the streets to tidy up and replant the flower tubs around Coningsby. This scheme, in conjunction with Coningsby Town Council, ensures the planters look at their best throughout the season....

Friday, 13:02 in Regional East
 

MP celebrates women’s suffrage at Louth and Horncastle events

One hundred years have passed since Parliament first introduced legislation that gave some women the right to vote - and Victoria Atkins MP is encouraging people to get together to enjoy a cup of tea and discuss what equality means to them today. Ms...

Friday, 12:33 in Regional East
 

It’s your chance to question Highways chief

Residents in Horncastle will next month have the chance to question County Council highways officials about the state of local roads. Councillor Richard Davies, Executive Councillor for Highways and Transport at County Hall, will attend the monthly...

Friday, 11:19 in Regional East
 

40s Festival all set to pack em’ in

Final plans are being put in place for one of the region’s major events. The nationally renowned Woodhall Spa 40s Festival will be held on the weekend July 7/8. It is expected to attract more than 40,000 visitors with a host of attractions. This year...

Friday, 07:24 in Regional East
 

They’re all gold - and silver and bronze!

Members of the 17th Coningsby Air Training Cadet Squadron struck gold, silver and bronze when they competed in the annual Trent Wing Sports Day. Cadets took part in events like the long jump, 100m, high jump and javelin and did so well that several...

Thursday, 17:05 in Regional East
 

Councillors could help with grants

Horncastle’s three district councillors want to hear from local groups and organisations - because they have money to give away! Councillors Fiona Martin, Sandra Campbell-Wardman and Richard Avison each have £1,500 in community grants available....

Thursday, 16:10 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...

Thursday, 14:35 in Regional East
 
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