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VIDEO: Diggers move in to demolish fire-gutted hotel at Ingoldmells

Bulldozers have gone in to demolish the blackened shell of the Sea Lane Hotel bed and breakfast building in Ingoldmells today (Saturday) after it was devastated by fire.

Avian Flu

Poultry farmers asked to help to keep Lincolnshire free from avian flu

Local farmers are being urged to follow Government advice on keeping their poultry safe from avian flu.

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TV COLUMN: Lawful Killing: Mark Duggan, The Choir: Gareth’s Best in Britain, Peter Vaughan

Lawful Killing: Mark Duggan (BBC1) was an ambitious, but ultimately flawed and failed, attempt to try get to grips with what happened on the day Mark Duggan was fatally shot by armed police in London, 2011.


Community rallies to support families left homeless by hotel blaze in Ingoldmells

The community is rallying to help the five families left homeless by a fire that ripped through an Ingoldmells hotel yesterday afternoon (Friday).

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‘Big Brother’ may be watching you in Woodhall

Parish councillors in Woodhall Spa are considering the idea of introducing CCTV in the village.

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Final call for local plan views

People are being given a final chance to comment on East Lindsey District Council’s local plan.


‘You swerve to miss one and hit another’

A pensioner has hit out at the condition of a road in the village of Edlington near Horncastle and described pot-holes as a ‘disgrace’.

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Thanks Sir Joseph - 
new ‘home’ for TIC

The immediate future of Horncastle’s Tourist Information Centre has been preserved - thanks to the efforts of the town’s Sir Joseph Banks Centre.

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Town centre CCTV system to be improved

Horncastle’s much maligned CCTV system will be improved, bringing it into line with other towns in East Lindsey.

The flu vaccine is available for free.

Pregnant women in Lincolnshire can protect their unborn baby with free flu jab

Lincolnshire East CCG is encouraging all pregnant women to get their free flu vaccination before the flu virus starts circulating.

THE CHIEF: Bill Skelly is set to become the new Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police next year, succeeding Neil Rhodes who is due to retire next month.

Lincolnshire’s new police chief is ready to fit the Bill

The next Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police has a 255-mile trip from the south-west coast of England ahead of him before taking up his new post.

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Prime Minister Theresa May

Prime Minister backs Lincolnshire Farmers over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May has told The Standard that she will make a success of Brexit for farmers in Lincolnshire.

Police cars leave the scene in Mercer Row this aftenoon (December 9).

UPDATE: ‘Armed police’ attend Mercer Row and Park Avenue

Multiple police cars containing armed police attended the scene in Mercer Row and Park Avenue in Louth this afternoon (Friday), as part of a ‘pre-planned arrest’.

School Success

Lincolnshire top of the class for primary school performance

Lincolnshire is top of the class according to the latest Education and Skills Annual Report from Ofsted as the county is the best performing in the East Midlands with 93% of schools rated good or better.

Justice Secretary  Liz Truss and Alan Mak

Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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HM Courts Service

Louth man, 63, admits stealing cash from Jacksons Butchers

Peter William Wright, 63, of Havelock Close in Louth, has been ordered to pay almost £800 after pleading guilty to stealing £20 cash from Jacksons Butchers in Eastgate.

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Tesco praised for a blooming lovely gesture!

Volunteers who planted hundreds of daffodil bulbs alongside one of the main routes through Horncastle have delivered a big vote of thanks to the town’s Tesco store.

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A Welcome tidy up by walkers

Most litter picks count their success by the number of bags of rubbish collected, but the Horncastle Walkers are Welcome Group ended up clearing seven barrow loads of mud, moss and weeds from the Jubilee Way bridge and pedestrian crossing area.


What you say about charges

Details of a new car parking policy to be rolled out across East Lindsey should be made public early in the New Year.

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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