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‘Cocoa Encounters’ brings a new taste sensation to Louth

To help celebrate World Chocolate Day last Saturday (July 7), local chocolate enthusiasts were treated to a new tasting experience to learn about the latest trends in artisan chocolate. The tasting was organised and presented by certified chocolate...

yesterday, 18:51 in Regional East

Annual Household Enquiry Forms to be sent out soon

From the end of July, local householders will receive an Annual Household Enquiry Form from East Lindsey District Council. It is important that you respond to this form straight away by one of the options listed on your form. This is a legal...

yesterday, 18:51 in Regional East

As NHS warn of a rise in blood sucking insects and horsefly bites, here’s what you should do if bitten

Brits may have been basking in the tropical sunshine over the past few weeks, but the downside to the balmy weather is that painful bites by bloodsucking insects have soared. Calls to the NHS helpline 111 about bites from insects are nearly double the...

yesterday, 16:27 in Regional East

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

As temperatures reached the exotic heights of 31C across the country this week, sunbathers could be in for more than a tan as horse flies appear to be terrorising the nation. Horseflies, or clegs as they are commonly known, are bloodsucking insects...

yesterday, 16:27 in Regional East

Can you save Louth’s popular Kandy Kane sweet stall?

The owner of a popular sweet stall in Louth’s New Market Hall is pleading for a new owner to take on the business ‘very soon’ - otherwise it will sadly have to close down. Natalie Evans, who has worked at the Kandy Kane confectionary stall ‘on and...

yesterday, 16:27 in Regional East

Senior councillor says Local Plan ‘could go further’ ahead of crunch vote

A senior councillor says the Local Plan - due to go before East Lindsey District Council next week - is a ‘good plan’ which ‘clears some of the mystique’ around planning, but added he personally does not think it goes far enough in areas. The plan...

yesterday, 16:27 in Regional East

The Open: Kenwick Park golfer Ashton Turner out last for round two

Kenwick Park golfer Ashton Turner tees off his major debut at the Open Championship tomorrow morning (Thursday). Turner will partner Sean Crocker, of the United States, and Malaysian golfer Gavin Green for the first two rounds at Carnoustie. They will...

yesterday, 16:26 in Sport

Louth Bowls: Dreamers cut gap to Triples League leaders

There were some excellent games in the Morning Triples League at Louth Indoor Bowls Club last week. Leaders Kestrels were without a game in the opening set of fixtures, but Dreamers missed the chance to close the gap when they lost 19-12 to a Puffins...

yesterday, 16:26 in Sport

Lincs ECB Premier: Louth up to fifth as Darke sweeps Bourne aside

Louth CC First XI got back on the winning trail as Sebastian Darke’s all-round heroics helped them to Lincs ECB Premier victory at home to Bourne. Looking to bounce back from defeat at Sleaford, Louth lost the toss on a scorching day but were asked to...

yesterday, 11:23 in Sport

Louth CC: Taverners through to T20 Finals Day; Third XI romp to victory

Louth CC Taverners began their bid to win the T20 Cup for a fourth year running with a 58-run quarter-final victory at Tetford. The Sunday side had twice lost to Tetford twice in the league phase, but put this behind them to progress to finals day...

yesterday, 11:23 in Sport


Ann Boulton rounds up this week’s SLBL action... A maiden century in senior cricket for 16-year-old Jared Hackney of Grantham 3rd was the highlight of a South Lincolnshire &; Border League weekend that brought two more tons and consolidated...

yesterday, 11:23 in Sport

Louth’s Pin Gin heading out on the road with new service

Following their recent success of the pop up Pin Gin Bar at this year’s Lincolnshire Show - Alan Bottomley and Amy Conyard, the duo the Lincolnshire brand of gin have decided to branch out. Their new Pin Bar will now be heading out on the road. They...

Sunday, 18:12 in Regional East

Nostalgia: Ofsted success for East Wold in Legbourne

In 1998 East Wold Primary in Legbourne received an encouraging report by Ofsted inspectators - giving the school a reason to celebrate. Pictured above are some of the East Wold pupils jumping with delight following the news of the report, along with...

Sunday, 15:05 in Regional East

Louth GC captains in the prizes at county event

An experienced Louth Golf Club team finished third at the annual Lincolnshire Seniors Past and Present Captains Day at Toft GC. Eight Louth GC past and present seniors captains were among the 140-plus field competing for nine individual prizes as well...

Sunday, 11:43 in Sport

Cut-price summer travel is just the ticket

CallConnect has a seasonal treat for young people throughout this summer’s school holidays. The service is offering passengers aged 18 and under special £1 bus tickets for one-way journeys on pre-booked CallConnect services across the county from...

Sunday, 11:01 in Regional East

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