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Horncastle is relatively trouble free, police say

Police in Horncastle investigated 101 incidents in the town in January - an increase of three on the previous month.

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From Wales to West Ashby - Dareren Lewis and Jordon Davies  at Twin Lakes

New-look Twin Lakes set for exciting future

The new leaseholders of a major hospitality complex near Horncastle are planning to establish it at as one of the area’s premier venues.

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VIDEO: 60 seconds can save a child’s life - parents need to know these lifesaving skills

A new study of 2,000 parents reveals millions of children’s lives are at risk because their mums and dads don’t have the appropriate life-saving skills.

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Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

New laws coming into force on 1 March will mean that drivers caught using their mobile phone while at the wheel will face double penalty points and a double fine.

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Coun Mair - ‘I’ve been given second chance of life’

Coun Mair - ‘I’ve been given second chance of life’

A leading Lincolnshire county councillor has revealed how police saved his life - by throwing house bricks through the glass in his back door.

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Any Questions? live from Louth Town Hall on February 17.

From Brexit to The Archers: ‘Any Questions’ comes to Louth

Blair, Brexit, agriculture and The Archers were just a few of the hot topics discussed on BBC Radio Four’s ‘Any Questions?’ on Friday night 
- broadcast live from Louth.

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The Kaiser Chiefs are coming to Market Rasen

The Kaiser Chiefs will be taking centre stage at Market Rasen Racecourse on Saturday August 19.

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NHS IN CRISIS: Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines

Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said.

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Benniworth young farmer to give her perspective at conference

A Benniworth farm business consultant is one of three young farmers to attend this month’s Lincolnshire Farming Conference on February 28.

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Weather warning for wind

WEATHER WARNING: Winds of up to 80mph to cause disruption as Storm Doris blows through Lincolnshire

The Met Office have issued an amber weather warning for Lincolnshire and are warning winds of up to 80mph.

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BREAKING: Jacob Benet Cook pleads guilty to child sex offences

A Woodhall Spa man will be sentenced next month after he today (Tuesday) admitted attempting to incite a 13-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity.

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Louth County Hospital

Labour to host vigil for Louth Hospital and NHS

Louth and Horncastle Labour Party are to host a candle-lit vigil outside Louth County Hospital on Monday (February 27) in support of the NHS.

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Wolds farmer is county’s new NFU delegate

Belchford farmer and Louth Tractors owner John Smith has taken on the role of Lincolnshire NFU’s council delegate.

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Anglian Water

Burst water main causes disruption in Ludford

Anglian Water is dealing with a burst water main in Ludford this morning (Tuesday) which has left some homes with ‘very low water pressure or no water at all’.

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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Leader of West Lindsey District Council

Jeff Summers, Leader of West Lindsey District Council, has given his views on plans for a unitary authority for Lincolnshire.

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NHS IN CRISIS: Drive to save cash is putting funding for treatments in direct competition with one another

NHS IN CRISIS: Drive to save cash is putting funding for treatments in direct competition with one another

The drive to save cash in the NHS is putting funding for treatments in direct competition, a charity has warned.

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New power network initiative for Horncastle

Work has begun to upgrade the electricity network in Horncastle, further improving supply reliability to 1,000 homes in the area.

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A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

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Rachel Hay, left, and community fundraiser Faye Nam, right. with Ros Bell

Octogenarian’s birthday gift for air ambulance

Rather than birthday presents for her 80th birthday, Ros Bell, from Metheringham, asked her friends and family for donations to the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance.

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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Council leader explains why referendum ‘now won’t be possible’

Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Martin Hill, has explained why a poll on transforming local government in Lincolnshire won’t now be possible – although some form of consultation “could still happen”.

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