Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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BREAKING: Ultrafast broadband boost for 4,500 Louth homes and business

Thousands of homes and businesses in Louth will soon have access to ‘the fastest available broadband in the country’ as part of Virgin Media’s £3 billion ultrafast broadband expansion in the UK.

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Hunted is returning to our screens

Lincolnshire ‘fugitives’ wanted for Channel 4’s new Hunted series

Channel 4 is looking for people from the Lincolnshire area to participate in its new Hunted series.


Free Link ATMs could start charging for withdrawals

Thousands of Link cash machines could start charging for cash withdrawals because of a row among banks about paying fees to the ATM provider.


WATCH: From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

Campaign launched to get Lincolnshire’s Red Arrows immortalised in LEGO

Campaign launched to get Lincolnshire’s Red Arrows immortalised in LEGO

A campaign has been launched to get Britain’s iconic Red Arrows, based in Lincolnshire, made into the next LEGO model.

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Farmer’s fears over dog attacks

Fears have been raised over potential dog attacks on sheep as we enter the lambing season.

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Louth & Horncastle MP demands agriculture is ‘central’ to Brexit trade negotiations

Victoria Atkins, the MP for Louth and Horncastle, welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May’s ‘plan for Britain’ on Tuesday (January 17) - and demanded assurances that agriculture would be ‘at the centre’ of post-Brexit trade negotiations.


Horncastle Town Council defends 20.42 per cent hike in tax bills

Town councillors in Horncastle have defended their decision to implement a 20.42 per cent hike in their share of council tax bills and pointed the finger of blame squarely at district and county councils.


Lincolnshire ‘bucks the trend’ with latest employment figures

The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Lincolnshire has dropped by 2.4 per cent compared to the same time last year, official figures have revealed today (Wednesday).

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Luxus Ltds managing director, Peter Atterby, at last weeks event.

Major Louth employer Luxus Ltd celebrates €1.4 million project

One of Louth’s biggest employers held a special celebration last week to mark the completion of a three year, €1.4 million project.

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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The advert for Naturist Cleaners. Photo: Facebook

Naked female & male cleaners wanted in Lincolnshire to clean houses for £45 an hour

Naked female and male cleaners are being sought to clean houses across Lincolnshire for £45 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.


DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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Avian Flu - Keep Out

Avian flu found in second 6,000 bird strong flock of turkeys in East Lindsey

A second case of avian flu has been found at a farm in East Lindsey the UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed.

A warning is being issued for those who illegally stream tv.

Warning letters to be sent out in illegal TV crackdown

Internet and television providers are sending out warning letters to households believed to be watching pirate TV, either from illegal downloads or Andriod/Kodi devices.


Bank set to reward community spirit

Community projects in Lincolnshire are invited to enter an awards programme which could see them share a funding boost of £75,000 to make a real difference in their local area.


Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Residents in Horncastle are going to have to stump up more cash to pay their Council Tax bills in 2017-18.

Horncastle residents can expect hike in council tax

Town councillors in Horncastle were last night (Tuesday) asked to approve a 20.43 per cent hike in council tax bills for the coming year.

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