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Lincolnshire East CCG: ‘Travel safe this summer’

If you’re planning to travel outside the UK during the summer holiday period, Lincolnshire East CCG is recommending you seek advice regarding any vaccinations that you or your family may need well ahead of the trip.

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The junction of the A158 and A153 in Horncastle which  County Council Highways officials have described as one of the                                                 most significant problems to be overcome in the bid for a Coastal Highway

Highway to the coast is on track - and so is a new town bypass

Ambitious plans to create a multi-million pound Coastal Highway in Lincolnshire are on track - and a long-awaited bypass for Horncastle has been described as the most ‘significant part’ of the entire project.

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Golfer Coupland wins Albrate.com Championship

Dave Coupland clinched his first PGA EuroPro Tour victory of the year this afternoon.

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Police issue warning after reports of van trying to sell generators

Police in Horncastle say they have received reports of a van travelling in the area trying to sell cut-price generators.

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Lincolnshire woman admits GBH on a five month old baby in ‘momentary loss of control’

A woman who admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm to a baby is to learn her sentence later this year.

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The champions: The Malley family who won the 2012 worm charming title at Woodhall Spa. Pictured are Phoebe (aged 11), Jepherson (3), Jack (9) and William (6). Photo: John Aron. EMN-180719-122133001

Worm Charming Championship coming to Wragby

The Central Lincolnshire Worm Charming Championship will take place this Saturday, July 21, at Dove Park beside the bowling green in Wragby.

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Reception teacher Hannah Rddell officially opened the new play area watched by the children and some of those who had contributed. EMN-180713-222344001

Community aids creation of new play area

The Horncastle community has come together to provide a play area for the town primary school’s youngest pupils.

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Louth Victorian Market (2015).

Louth’s Victorian Market has been cancelled

The organisers of the annual Louth Victorian Market have said they are ‘extremely disappointed’ after being forced to cancel the event this year, due to a lack of stall-holders coming forward to participate.

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Lincolnshire crime rates have risen at lower level than national trend

Crime rates in Lincolnshire have risen at a lower level than the national trend, according to the latest independently-produced figures.

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Traffic wardens would be welcome in two town streets. Picture: stock image.

Horncastle residents - ‘We want more traffic wardens’

Usually, they are about as popular a sight as snow in July.

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View, Experimental street lighting switch off area at the roundabout at the Aylesbury end of the Wendover Bypass EMN-180716-112404001

‘We’re afraid to walk our streets’

Angry Horncastle residents have slammed Lincolnshire County Council’s decision to switch-off street lights, claiming it has led to an increase in crime, and ‘taken the heart out’ of the community.

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Tommy Philp. Photo: Dave Yeomans.

Draper duo are set for Brands races

The two Draper Racing riders Tommy Philp and Aaron Clarke will be heading south to Brands Hatch this weekend for the next rounds of their respective championships taking place on the full International GP circuit.

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West Street diversion route. Picture: Lincolnshire County Council. EMN-180718-152502001

Series of road improvements in Horncastle to start next month

The package of works, which includes carriageway resurfacing, junction and traffic signal improvements and construction of a new shared footway/cycleway, will start on Monday, August 20.

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Here’s what PTSD is and its impact on British veterans explained

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the most common mental health issue that Combat Stress treats.

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Why PTSD and suicide must not be allowed to define our brave Armed Forces

PTSD and suicide must not be allowed to define our brave Armed Forces.
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Society honours a ‘forgotten’ Royal favourite

She was a ‘favourite’ of Queen Victoria and now artist Annie Dixon’s remarkable life and work has been recognised with the help of Horncastle’s History and Heritage Society.

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Connor with nurse Lizzy and his mum Verity at Nottingham Hospital. EMN-180718-131115001

Chance to have your portrait painted and support Horsington man

A local professional artist has come up with a unique way to help a 21-year-old cancer sufferer from Horsington raise money.

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Hungry Shark World on console supports 4k display

Console Corner: Hungry Shark signals change of tide in video gaming world

An announcement from Ubisoft this week has signalled a real change of tide in the world of video games.

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Swinging Sixties fun at Woodhall Spa WI EMN-181207-082542001

WI members get in the swing at Woodhall Spa

The July meeting of Woodhall Spa WI was the 55th anniversary meeting and took the form of a ‘Swinging Sixties’ evening.

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