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Council puts the brakes on A16 Tollbar roundabout changes

North East Lincolnshire Council has today (Tuesday) announced it is to pause further work on changes to the A16 Toll Bar junction until a review of feedback from the local community has been studied in depth.

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Tran Ngcvan (16) has been missing since yesterday evening (November 19).

Police appeal for missing teenager

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing 16 year old who was reported missing this morning (Monday).

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Wind farm (stock image)

Campaigners’ joy over rejection of wind farm appeal

One of the key figures in the bid to oppose a seven-turbine wind farm near Louth Canal has praised the community after the plans were dismissed.

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Oli Evans and Cez Jones at Vaping Worx in Mercer Row, Louth.

Louth’s first ‘vape’ store celebrates three years of success

One of Lincolnshire’s most successful vape stores, Vaping Worx, is celebrating three years in the business - with a special event and competition for customers.

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Crime

Police and CLA urge vigilance against potential metal thefts

Lincolnshire Police and the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) East are urging farmers, landowners and rural businesses in the county to be vigilant against potential metal thefts.

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Fire in Horncastle

UPDATE: Fire crews rush to scrap yard fire in Horncastle

Nine fire crews are at the scene of a large fire at a scrap yard in Horncastle this afternoon (Friday).

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Video: Combined fire and ambulance station unveiled

Fire and ambulance crews in Louth took part in an emergency drill this afternoon to mark the opening of the new combined station - the first in Lincolnshire.
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The Boar's Head, Louth.

Improvement works begin at Boar’s Head following Cattle Market decision

Improvement works have commenced at the former Boar’s Head pub in Louth, as East Lindsey District Council (ELDC) prepares to market the property as available for lease.

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Roughton Woods.

Road closure during Roughton Woods decontamination after mustard gas discovery

A Woodhall Spa road is set to be closed to traffic for five days next week, while an area of Roughton Woods is decontaminated following the recent discovery of mustard gas canisters.

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CCTV from the Boots theft on October 31.

Louth police investigate THIRD theft from Boots in just 48 hours

Police are appealing for information after a theft at Boots in Louth - the third reported theft within 48 hours!

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During the fight, the offender punched the victim in the face. The offender continued to strike the victim several more times to his face and fell to his knees. The offender then walked to his van and drove away.

Quad bike stolen in Scamblesby burglary

Two burglaries took place in Scamblesby overnight (November 12-13), in which a quad bike and leaf blower were stolen.

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Police accident

UPDATE: A16 Louth Road re-opened after collision

The A16 between Holton le Clay and North Thoresby has now been re-opened, following a road traffic collision earlier today (Monday).

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Christmas

Pick up a treat at a Christmas Markets in Louth, Horncastle, Alford and Mablethorpe

The weekly street markets in Louth (Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) and Horncastle (Thursdays and Saturdays) are being complemented by a range of specialist markets in the run up to Christmas.

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Health news

Free breast screening at mobile unit in Louth

More women will be able to visit a free mobile breast screening unit over the next few months when it arrives at Louth County Hospital.

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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue.

Lorry catches fire on Louth by-pass

Roundabouts on the A16 and A157 were briefly closed this morning (Friday) after a lorry caught fire on the A16 Louth by-pass.

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Most people would be reluctant to try CPR

Learn basic CPR for free at Bridge McFarland branches

Bridge McFarland has invested in the safety of local people by paying to have defibrillator machines installed in six of its office reception areas.

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St James' Church will be lit up red from December 31, 2017.

Louth’s skies will turn red in memory of Richard Madge

Louth’s skies will be lit up in a sea of glowing red at the end of next month to mark what would have been the 30th birthday of a popular man who passed away earlier this year.

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Coveris and LIVES participating in first aid training scenarios. (Photo credit: LIVES).

Coveris and LIVES team up for innovative first aid training

Leading global packaging manufacturer Coveris has recruited the expertise of Lincolnshire emergency first responder charity, LIVES, to work with their Louth site to develop innovative first aid training to ensure the safety of all co-workers employed on their site.

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Education news

Consultation on admissions policies for Lincolnshire schools

A consultation is now underway on proposed changes to admissions policies for schools in Lincolnshire for the 2019 intake - and all parents of children aged between 2 and 18 are entitled to take part.

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Missing: Kieran Smith from Mablethorpe.

Have you seen missing teenager from Mablethorpe?

Lincolnshire Police are appealing to 14-year-old Kieran Smith to make contact and let us know he is safe and well.

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