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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded due to engine issues ahead of first ever Scampton airshow

Most of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue, it’s been announced

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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Scrutiny committee to review county council decision to switch off street lights

Following months of criticism and security concerns locally after the county council’s decision to turn off street lights in some areas after midnight in a money-saving drive, the matter is to be reviewed.

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Ludborough festival granted licence - despite local objections

Ludborough festival granted licence - despite local objections

The organisers of a three-day music festival have been granted a premises licence for their event - which will see live and recorded music being played until as late as 2am.

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FEATURE: A taste of European food brings communities together

Some amazing tastes of European food were available at a Lincolnshire European Supermarket recently and food writer James Waller-Davies went along to try out some of the delicacies on offer and sniff out some new recipes...

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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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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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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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Lincolnshire Police gun amnesty sees 117 weapons handed in - including a hand grenade!

A week-long gun amnesty run by Lincolnshire Police in an effort to make the county’s streets safer has resulted in 117 weapons being handed in.

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Victoria Atkins MP.

Victoria Atkins MP defends vote on public sector pay cap

Victoria Atkins MP has defended her vote against Labour’s bid to lift the cap on public sector pay in a defeated amendment during the Queen’s Speech debate last week.

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New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents are electing to name their children after politicians - with Corbyn the hottest new baby-naming trend, a study has found.

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ELDC headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

‘Micro Business Grant’ cash to support East Lindsey businesses

The third round of East Lindsey District Council’s Micro Business Grant has opened to applications with £49,500 available to fund projects.

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Louth & Horncastle MP asks government to support ‘much-loved’ market towns

Louth & Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, has raised the issue of support for ‘much-needed and much loved market towns’ in Parliament this week.

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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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Election night live

LIVE: General Election 2017 results and reaction

Voters have had their say in the 2017 General Election and our teams will be bringing you all the results and reaction from around the counts throughout the night and Friday morning.
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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It’s going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

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Empty chairs at town meeting

SNUBBED: Vital Horncastle town meeting attracts two residents and six councillors

Ambitious plans to draw up a blueprint to drive Horncastle forward hit a major setback last week when just TWO members of the public turned up at a key meeting.

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Victoria Atkins, Peter Hill ('The Iconic Arty-Pole), Lisa Gabriel, Julie Speed and Jonathan Noble.

Louth & Horncastle candidates make final pitch to voters

Millions of voters across the country will go to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to cast their vote in a General Election that will determine who governs the United Kingdom for the next five years.

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