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East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Roadworks.

Delays ‘expected’ as A16 at Holton le Clay is to be resurfaced

The A16 at Holton le Clay is set to be resurfaced between next week (Monday December 5) and Friday December 16.

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Would a national centre for rural health and care help recruit NHS staff?

The trust behind hospitals throughout Lincolnshire is to use the county’s rural nature as a selling point in a fresh recruitment drive.

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Apprentices are proving to be top of the class in Horncastle

One of Horncastle’s biggest employers has hailed the success of its apprenticeship programme.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Potholes

Council nets £2.5m bonus to tackle almost 50,000 potholes in Lincolnshire

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to extra government funding.

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VIDEO: Education secretary Justine Greening looks at apprenticeships and grammar schools during visit to Sleaford today

Education Secretary Justine Greening paid a visit to a local business and a school in Sleaford today (Monday) to see shining examples of apprenticeships and grammar schools at the heart her strategy for education.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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Post Office

Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Exciting new plan to boost tourism in Lincolnshire Wolds

Exciting new plan to boost tourism in Lincolnshire Wolds

East and West Lindsey district councils joined forces with local businesses today (Wednesday) to launch an exciting new initiative designed to boost tourism in the Lincolnshire Wolds.

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Victoria Atkins MP

Victoria Atkins MP tells Scottish Government: ‘Support businesses and stop moaning about referendums’

Louth and Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, has urged the Scottish Government to “support their businesses, stop moaning about referendums and get on with governing” in the House of Commons yesterday (Wednesday).

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East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West Lindsey District Councils are to join forces in a bold new bid to promote the Lincolnshire Wolds as a major tourist destination.

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More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

With the Black Friday shopping bonanza approaching, a survey has found that the majority of UK shoppers don’t know that their rights differ when we shop in store and online.

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Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Morrisons has announced that from Monday, supermarket customers will pay below £1-a-litre for petrol for the first time in six months.

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Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

From next month, landlords who do not comply with the Right to Rent scheme will face a range of possible penalties, including up to five years in prison.

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Free East Lindsey car parking on ‘Small Business Saturday’

People in East Lindsey are being encouraged to shop local on Saturday December 3 in support of ‘Small Business Saturday’ - and ELDC is providing free parking in all its car parks.

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One of the lorry trailers carrying the Produce Industry Fair message.

Message on a lorry! A new campaign takes to the roads of Lincolnshire and East Anglia

A new campaign has been launched to take to the roads with a vital message to the produce industry.

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DEAL: From left, Gary Hopkins, managing director, Philip Carr, relationship director, HSBC, and Steve Vickers, finance director.

Building supplies specialist in Lincolnshire looks to create jobs after £4 million funding deal

A well-known employer in Lincolnshire has secured a £4 million invoice financing facility to power the firm’s growth.

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UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

The latest set of labour market figures published this week show UK unemployment fell by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, hitting an 11-year-low.

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