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Louth Athletic Club brave the elements

Louth Athletic Club members took part in two popular annual local events – the Gruesome Twosome 10K and the Cleethorpes Beach cross country run. A Louth AC quartet braved tough windy conditions at the Gruesome Twosome 10K at Swallow, while the...

yesterday, 16:25 in Sport

Find out how a free gadget could help blind people in Lincolnshire

Visually impaired people in Lincolnshire are being invited to see if they are eligible for a free specially-adapted audio device from a leading blind charity. British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) provides equipment free to those with sight loss...

yesterday, 12:58 in Regional East


Jamie Lamming rounds up gameweek 10 in the Balcan Lighting Supplies Lincolnshire League... Lincoln Moorlands Railway came from a goal down to beat Brigg Town 3-1 to move them within six points of the league leaders. Gainsborough Trinity continued...

yesterday, 09:02 in Sport

Alford groups to mark WW1 centenary

Two of Alford’s biggest musical organisations are joining forces to put on the ultimate remembrance concert to mark the centenary of the First World War. Alford Silver Band and the Elizabethan Singers will come together on Saturday, November 10, in St...

Sunday, 17:49 in Regional East

Susan ‘walks the walk’ in a magical kingdom!

A retired nurse from Alvingham has raised over £4,500 following a series of walking challenges - including £800 in her latest ‘magical’ quest! Susan Morris, 62, recently returned home after completing a half marathon walk (21km) an a further 10km walk...

Sunday, 16:07 in Regional East

Louth newspaper office contributes to boost Poppy pot

Lincolnshire Independent Newspapers donated a percentage of advertising revenue from their Remembrance Day feature. This photograph was captured in 1998. Louth Leader photo journalist Abby Ruston presented the cheque for £22.50on behalf of...

Sunday, 16:02 in Regional East

Three top award nominations for fashion retailer

A local fashion retailer has been revealed as a finalist in three categories ahead of a prestigious national awards ceremony later this year. Tilletts Clothing, which has an outlet in Louth’s New Market Hall, is an all-female led company which will be...

Sunday, 13:51 in Regional East

Louth teen duo get backing from the Rotary Club

Two Louth teenagers have recently completed a week long residential course, backed by the Rotary Club of Louth. Millie Hemingway and Grace Whitworth went on the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) course. Each year the local club in Louth selects...

Sunday, 10:13 in Regional East

Football programme collectors’ fair to be held in Lincolnshire

A football programme collectors’ fair will be held in the county next month. The event will be held at Lincoln City’s Travis Perkins suite on Sunday, November 4. The event begins at 11am. Admission is free. Pictured is a Boston FC v Sutton programme...

Sunday, 05:59 in Sport

Nostalgia: Swaby WI day out (1950)

This photograph shows members of Swaby WI enjoying a day out at Chatsworth House in the Peak District. The picture dates back to 1950. It was brought in to us by Mr Maunders from Mablethorpe. He said that both his mother Mary and father Arthur are...

Saturday, 15:43 in Regional East

Town councillors back amended motion on Louth Hospital

Louth town councillors gave their unanimous backing to a motion in support of the town’s hospital last week - but only after making a series of major amendments. The motion, put forward by Coun Ros Jackson at the extraordinary town council meeting...

Saturday, 15:17 in Regional East

New ultrasound donated to Louth Hospital

Operations carried out at Louth County Hospital will be made much easier thanks to a new ultrasound machine, which was donated by the League Of Friends Of The Louth Hospital last week. The new state-of-the-art equipment, which is worth over £15,000,...

Saturday, 13:57 in Regional East

Ofsted: Good report for North Cotes school

North Cotes CE Primary School has retained its ‘Good’ rating in a recent Ofsted report, which was published two weeks ago following an inspection in July. The school was deemed ‘Good’ in all areas, and executive head teacher Mr Grant was praised for...

Saturday, 12:29 in Regional East

Mablethorpe woman’s community award win

A woman from Mablethorpe has won the East Lindsey District Champion award in the Heart of Lincolnshire Community Awards 2018. Sue Sheekey was delighted and overwhelmed to receive award - which helps to top off a positive year following Mablethorpe’s...

Saturday, 10:07 in Regional East

Special school plan is given the go-ahead

Controversial plans to turn a former dairy room and creamery into a special needs school in Algarkirk have been passed, despite concerns over road safety and the effect on neighbouring properties. The Chelsea Group of Children is set to build the new...

Saturday, 09:55 in Regional East

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