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Join millions who plan to give the gift of time this Christmas

Millions of us are planning to spend time volunteering over the festive period, according to the latest figures. New research from national volunteering charity, Royal Voluntary Service, finds nearly one in five (17%) adults in Great Britain plan to...

19 min. ago in Regional East

Warning to shoppers after fake toys seized in Lincolnshire

Parents are being warned of the dangers of counterfeit toys after fake L.O.L Surprise! dolls were seized in Lincolnshire. Fake versions of the toy, described as the ‘must-have’ Christmas toy for 2018, have been discovered by Lincolnshire Trading...

yesterday, 19:33 in Regional East

Dance students in Skegness in spotlight at awards night

A local dance group has hit the spotlight with a sparkling awards night - and by raising a staggering £2,429 for charity. The EDC group held their annual presentations on Saturday at the Grosvenor House Hotel, where it is based. More than 70 guests...

yesterday, 16:41 in Regional East

PICTURES: Sea of red at Rotary Santa Fun Run in Skegness

Hundreds of people turned the promenade in Skegness into sea of red for the 11th annual Santa Fun Run and Walk. The annual charity event organised by the local Rotary Club attracted families, running clubs - and many dog walkers. Competitors were...

yesterday, 13:51 in Regional East

Lincolnshire woman admits child abduction

A Lincolnshire woman will be sentenced in the New Year after she admitted a charge of child abduction. The 22-year-old woman from the Sleaford area entered a guilty plea during a hearing at Lincoln Crown Court today (Monday). She admitted taking a...

yesterday, 12:27 in Regional East

READER PICTURE: Jolly statue shows off his ball skills

Our latest Reader Picture comes courtesy of Graham Cummings, who wrote: “How about the Jolly Fisherman statue in Compass Gardens playing keep-me-up with large chrome-looking ball?” If you have a Reader Picture for us, you can email it to...

yesterday, 12:16 in Regional East

TV show will shed light on Lincolnshire RAF base

A Lincolnshire RAF base is to be the focus of hit history show, WW2 Treasure Hunters. In the sixth episode of the second series, Madness frontman Suggs will head to RAF Coningsby. On his visit, Suggs will learn how Bomber Command operated before the...

yesterday, 10:55 in Regional East

Man from Ingoldmells who sexually abused three young girls is jailed

An Ingoldmells man who subjected three young girls to sexual abuse a number of years ago has been jailed for 12 years. Gary Skinner, 45, of Simpson Court, was found guilty at Leicester Crown Court of indecent assault on a girl under the age of 14 and...

yesterday, 09:01 in Regional East

Still time to book for free community Christmas meal in Spilsby

Final preparations are being made for a free Christmas community lunch in Spilsby - and there is still a chance for you to go. On Friday, a real 6ft Christmas tree donated by Bells Nursery Outlet of Benington was trimmed with the help of the Mayor of...

yesterday, 08:44 in Regional East

Check Christmas and New Year bin collections in East Lindsey

Residents in East Lindsey are being reminded to check their bin collection schedule for the Christmas and New Year period. For some households there will be a change in collection day, as is usual at this time of year. No collections will be made on...

Sunday, 15:30 in Regional East

Order your bank holiday prescriptions early!

With the Christmas and New Year bank holidays approaching, Lincolnshire East CCG is reminding patients to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time. At busy times of year like bank holidays, it is important to few minutes thinking about our...

Sunday, 10:54 in Regional East

Ten years since ... school’s bring and buy sale for sponsored pupil overseas

Partney CofE Aided Primary was sponsoring a nine-year-old girl in India through her education 10 years ago. A bring and buy sale raised £105 for the cause. That year, the school would send £180 to Action Aid to help the girl through another academic...

Saturday, 12:16 in Regional East

More tragic news as another female student dies after being involved in a collision on Sleaford area's roads

Police have confirmed that an 18-year-old female Sir William Robertson Academy student who was involved in a collision outside her school in Welbourn has died. Officers have just announced that Millie Taylor-Noonan, of Sudbrook, has died following the...

Friday, 12:55 in Regional East

Win a month’s free membership at East Lindsey’s leisure centres

With Christmas on its way, staff at East Lindsey’s leading leisure centres are getting into the festive spirit with a chance to win free memberships. The leisure venues run by the Magna Vitae Trust for Leisure & Culture – Meridian Leisure Centre,...

Friday, 12:14 in Regional East

Ten years since ... Troupe set for Pirates of Penzance show

Skegness Musical Theatre Company was gearing up for their production of The Pirates of Penzance 10 years ago. The show was to be staged at The Embassy Theatre, Skegness, in March. Eamon Reavy, left, and Doug Smith, got into character during rehearsals...

Friday, 12:14 in Regional East

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