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How off duty officer helped identify man who stole Myers charity box

Police in Horncastle have revealed the prompt action of an off-duty officer led to the arrest of a man who had stolen a charity box from a town centre business.

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Adrian Long and just two of his prize winning dogs. Pictured is Lexi (left) and  Bozley his most recent winner (right).

Adrian is a cut above the rest

A dog groomer from Ashby Puerorum proves he’s first class when it comes to cutting after winning a major competition recently.

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One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits say they would rather date someone with a pet, according to a new survey.

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East Lindsey GP practices propose merger and launch consultation

East Lindsey GP practices propose merger and launch consultation

Three GP practices in the East Lindsey locality of Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group have today, Monday 26 June 2017, launched a three-month consultation on their proposed merger.

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Victoria Atkins.

Louth & Horncastle MP takes on ‘influential’ new role

Victoria Atkins, the Louth & Horncastle MP, has been made Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the House of Lords and Cabinet Member, Lady Evans of Bowes Park.

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Former UKIP leader Paul Nuttall with now-former party member Victoria Ayling

‘It’s time to move on to other interests’ - former Lincolnshire county councillor Victoria Ayling leaves UKIP

One of UKIP’s most prominent Lincolnshire members has announced she is to resign from the party - praising it and it’s former leader Nigel Farage for a ‘fantastic job’.

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Police announce plans to ‘boost response and intelligence gathering’ against rural crime

Lincolnshire Police has announced a new three year plan to fight rural crime across the county this morning (Monday).

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Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

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Fred Parker with  the framed certification to mark his 60 years in beekeeping. EMN-170616-112910001

Proud Fred is buzzing after national award

Horncastle’s very own ‘Mr Bee’ really is buzzing after receiving national recognition for his amazing beekeeping career.

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Reports of child emotional abuse in the East Midlands rises by one third in a year

Reports of child emotional abuse in the East Midlands rises by one third in a year

Reports of children being emotionally abused soared by an alarming 33 per cent in the East Midlands last year, according to new figures released by the NSPCC

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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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PCSO Dave Bunker ANL-170623-170525001

‘It’s the most rewarding job I’ve ever had’ - now you could serve community as PCSO

A Skegness PCSO is urging others to take up the opportunity to serve the community.

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West Street: The location of the property at the centre of the  planning saga.

Conservation officer says - we got it wrong in Horncastle

East Lindsey District Council was wrong to give local MP Victoria Atkins’ father permission to install UPVC windows in a property he bought in Horncastle.

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Ricky Valance delighted the audience at the concert organised by Woodhall Spa Lions EMN-170616-075618001

Star singer at Woodhall Spa Lions’ event

More than 100 fans enjoyed hearing singer Ricky Valance in a concert organised by the Woodhall Spa Lions Club.

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Hedgehog charity’s concern over mystery ‘fundraiser’ in Louth

The owner of the Hedgehog Care centre in Authorpe has expressed concern after receiving several queries about a ‘mystery lady in Louth’ who has been collecting money, supposedly to donate to the charity.

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The  Wong  still facing an uncertain future but will owners  ELDC opt to sell  it?

Forget war link – ELDC ‘will sell’ The Wong for re-development

A former member of a working group set up to establish The Wong in Horncastle as a community asset believes owners East Lindsey District Council will sell it for re-development.

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Gary Burr, Marie Curie Community Fund Raiser, received a cheque fro ?500 as a result of the fundraiser. EMN-170616-153314001

Ace result for Marie Curie in Horncastle

Horncastle and District Tennis Club and Horncastle Marie Curie Fund Raising Group came together to put on a hugely successful dinner and dance event at the Golf Union in Woodhall Spa.

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O2 has launched 4G in Woodhall Spa

O2, the mobile phone network, has recently introduced its 4G service in Woodhall Spa.

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Police incident.

Breaking News: 12-year-old allegedly attacked by two other girls in Mablethorpe

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information following an alleged assault on a 12-year-old girl from Mablethorpe.

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