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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...

48 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, 13:51 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, 15:58 in Regional East

CCTV released after theft of gin from Louth shop

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for the public’s help in identifying a man in connection with a theft from a Louth shop. On Tuesday, August 14, between 10am and 1pm, a white man in his 30s described as average build, bald with stubble and wearing a...

yesterday, 15:25 in Regional East

Police appeal after kittens stolen in Louth

Police officers in Louth are appealing for information following the theft of two Persian kittens on Wednesday, August 15. Police say two black kittens were taken from an outhouse in Wallis Road, Louth. A spokesman said: “It is believed that between...

yesterday, 13:25 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, 12:45 in Regional East

A-LEVELS: Impressive results at Louth Academy and Cordeaux

Ten students at Louth Academy (formerly Monks’ Dyke Tennyson College) celebrated their A-Level results yesterday, with the majority taking up degree courses at universities around the country. Ninety per cent of students achieved A*-E grades, with 50%...

yesterday, 10:21 in Regional East

Kenwick Park to remember charity golf day founder Bob

Kenwick Park is set to mark the 25th anniversary of their annual charity golf day later this month with a special tribute to its founder. The entry list is full for the event, to be staged on Friday, August 31, with 34 teams of four signing up to play...

yesterday, 09:52 in Sport

Louth NCS fundraising for sensory garden project

A group of teenagers are raising funds this week to support their bid to complete the sensory garden at a community day centre in Louth, through the National Citizen Service (NCS). The group of eight young people, aged 15-17, will attend and develop...

Thursday, 16:38 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, 14:33 in Regional East

Louth sidecar racer extends British Championship lead

Louth sidecar passenger Jev Walmsley and driver Pete Founds extended their championship lead after more success at Donington Park. The pair won both rounds at the Leicestershire circuit to tighten their grip on the ACU FSRA British F2 Championship....

Thursday, 12:53 in Sport

A-LEVELS: Excellent results at QEGS Alford

A-Level students at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Alford, have again excelled today (Thursday) with 74 per cent of grades at A*-B. The school’s students have consistently gained over 70% of these top grades, which places QEGS Alford amongst the top few...

Thursday, 12:48 in Regional East

A-LEVEL RESULTS: King Edward VI Grammar School students celebrate

King Edward VI Grammar School’s Sixth Form students have been celebrating today (Thursday) after a successful haul of A-Level results. Head teacher, James Lascelles, told the Leader: “Students at King Edward’s celebrated this morning with over a third...

Thursday, 12:24 in Regional East

Trial date set for Alford man charged with fraud over dead brother’s memorial

An Alford man who denies fraud following an allegation that he pocketed cash donated for a plaque in memory of his dead brother will go on trial in October. Ford Anthony North, 26, of Chauntry Road, Alford, denies three charges of fraud by false...

Thursday, 10:56 in Regional East

Louth Dolphins mark end of season with biathlon test

A 65-strong group of Louth Dolphins set out to prove that not only were they swim-fit, but also run-fit by taking part in the club’s third annual biathlon. The event, sponsored by Rodden and Cooper, was held at Louth’s Meridian Leisure Centre and...

Thursday, 10:41 in Sport

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