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‘Last chance saloon’: Battle to save Covenham pub

The ongoing campaign to save the Plough pub in Covenham has taken a huge leap forward this week, with residents now invited to buy shares with the aim of purchasing the building for community use.

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Obituary: Miriam Grace Lee

There was standing room only as family and friends gathered at Alford Crematorium for the joyful celebration of the life of Miriam Grace Lee, long-time resident of Hainton.

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Teenage boy suffers serious injuries in collision with car - road closed

A teenage boy has suffered serious injuries in a crash in New York this afternoon.

Louth Cattle Market.

Louth Town councillors unite against the ‘outrageous’ cattle market situation

Louth town councillors from across the political divide have reacted angrily to the three options set out for the future of the cattle market - which includes the possibility of selling the current site and not providing a replacement.

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Tribute to ‘lovely’ Louth student who died during post-exam holiday

A 19-year-old Louth pupil has died at a club event in Barcelona during a holiday to celebrate the end of his A-Level exams.

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Warning over unofficial sellers after couple sold ‘potentially unsafe’ generator in car park

The county council is warning people not to buy items from unofficial sellers after a couple bought a ‘potentially unsafe generator’ in a Lincolnshire town car park.

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UPDATE: Louth police officer admits drink-driving

A Louth police officer has been fined and banned from driving after she admitted drink-driving.

Jet2 has apologised after the incident

Terrifying moment plane ‘fell from the sky’ during flight home from Ibiza as passenger texted his goodbyes

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.

Signs of the times: The cost of keeping up with the repair bills for Lincolnshires road network.

£400m backlog to repair county roads

The crippling cost of repairing a backlog of problems on Lincolnshire’s roads has risen to a staggering £400m.

Horncastle to commomerate ‘bloodiest’ WW1 battle

Horncastle to commomerate ‘bloodiest’ WW1 battle

Horncastle Branch of Royal British Legion to hold remembrance service.

Emily Forbes after this Woodhall Spa Triathlon this year.

Woodhall Spa’s ‘Iron Man Emily’ raises over £1,000 for charity

A local amateur athlete has said completing an Iron Man at the weekend is ‘the greatest sporting achievement of my life’.

Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Ice served in drinks at the three biggest fast food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

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ELDC headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

East Lindsey residents urged to complete electoral form

From the end of July, householders in East Lindsey will receive an ‘Annual Household Enquiry Form’ from East Lindsey District Council.

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Top earner: Chris Evans

REVEALED: BBC pay: Who earns what?

The BBC has, for the first time, published salaries of its highest paid stars - with all those earning £150,000 or more included.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Louth man stole from elderly neighbour while she was in hospital

A Louth man stole prescription medicines from an elderly neighbour who trusted him with her front door while she was in hospital, Lincoln Crown Court was told yesterday (Tuesday July 18).

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Threatened native species finds safety in Lincolnshire

Efforts to protect the UK’s only native species of crayfish have seen almost 600 specimens moved to protected new homes in Lincolnshire.

Motorists warned over delays as great summer getaway begins this weekend

Motorists warned over delays as great summer getaway begins this weekend

Motorists are being warned to expect delays this weekend as almost nine million vehicles embark on the start of the summer getaway.

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NSPCC reveals fears over children in Lincolnshire being left home alone during summer holidays

The NSPCC has referred an increasing number of cases to the police and children’s services in Lincolnshire after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about children left home alone.

Call Connect bus.

CallConnect: ‘Get into town for a pound!’

The CallConnect bus service is offering bargain-priced travel every Monday in August.

A concept image of the new �10 note

Everything you need to know about the new £10 note revealed today

Just as we’ve stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note will be revealed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney at Winchester Cathedral later today.

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