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Tributes to Louth’s fundraising stalwart Dot Chapman

Prolific fundraiser Dot Chapman, whose bingo nights raised over £40,000 for LIVES, has died at the age of 83.

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Some of the shoes on display at the exhibition in Bar Castillejar in New Street, Louth.

Exhibition brings 104 pairs of shoes to Louth - each with a story to tell about domestic abuse

A powerful exhibition is being held in Louth this week, to raise awareness and support for victims of domestic abuse.

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Coningsby shop window smashed during ‘scuffle’

Lincolnshire Police are investigating after a window at the Coningsby Kennels shop in Old Boston Road was smashed during a ‘scuffle’ between two males.

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Canine Funbarn: Tony Bryson with one of his employees, Lizzie Quinlan.

Canine Funbarn will open its doors in Louth tomorrow

A former Army and police dog trainer will see his dream turned to reality tomorrow (Saturday, February 3) when his new ‘doggy daycare’ centre opens in Louth.

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Louth town centre

Banned! Police take action after spike in shop thefts

A Louth police inspector has revealed the town has suffered a large increase in shop thefts over the last 12 months due to ‘travelling criminals’ - and that many of them have been served with banning orders as a result.

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Fire services were called to the scene.

Car destroyed after fire caused by ‘electrical fault’

A car was destroyed by a fire in Tetford yesterday afternoon (Thursday) following an electrical fault.

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Equinox Festival.

Five more years! Equinox Festival gets stamp of approval

The organisers of the Equinox Festival have revealed that they have been granted a five year licence to host the festival at Chalk Farm in Ludborough - where they hope to continue attracting thousands of revellers each year to enjoy a long weekend of music, art, heritage and crafts.

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Meg Worrell-Hart with her 12-year-old horse, Dave.

‘I’m terrified it will happen again’ - North Somercotes horse rider launches safety campaign after collision

A North Somercotes woman has launched a campaign after being hit by a car while riding her horse last weekend - which has left her ‘terrified’ to ride on public roads.

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Asylum seekers and refugees enjoyed a break in Sutton on Sea in August, thanks to the Sanctuary Breaks Scheme.

From Syria to Sutton: Area of Sanctuary’s support for refugees

The Greater Lincolnshire Area of Sanctuary - which began its life in Louth - has been able to support refugees and asylum seekers thanks to a grant from a national news organisation.

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Update: Woman dies after A46 collision

Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that a woman has died following a collision near the Brown Cow pub on the A46 at Nettleham yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

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Quad bike and van stolen in Wragby

Quad bike and van stolen in Wragby

PCSO Nigel Wass is appealing for witnesses after the theft of a quad bike and a Ford Transit Van from a yard in Louth Road, Wragby, overnight on January 15-16.

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Louth Cattle Market.

Improvements are underway at Louth Cattle Market

Following the decision to retain and reinvest in Louth’s Cattle Market in October, East Lindsey District Council and the Louth Market Auctioneers have been working together to enhance it for the future.

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Fire crew tackles car blaze in Binbrook

A Binbrook fire crew was called out to reports of a vehicle fire yesterday evening (Monday).

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Louth and Tetford surgeries merger is still set to go ahead - without Coningsby

Louth and Tetford surgeries merger is still set to go ahead - without Coningsby

A merger between two medical practices - including one in Louth - is still set to go ahead in April, despite a third practice dropping out of the plan.

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Criminal damage at Coningsby café

Police have launched an appeal after one of the windows at a café in Coningsby was damaged by vandals.

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Simon Wright, Melisa Morley, Neil Scaman, Simone Scaman and Christopher Walker at the 'Select Lincolnshire' awards.

A ‘cracking’ start to 2018 for Scaman’s Eggs

An award-winning company from the Louth area has some ‘eggciting’ plans for expansion this year, after securing a significant cash grant.

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Crime

Update 2: Second man arrested after aggravated burglary in Wragby

A second man in his 20s has been arrested and released under investigation following an aggravated burglary in Wragby last week.

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Witness appeal over Coningsby assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault that occurred in Coningsby between 7.45pm and 8.15pm yesterday evening (Wednesday January 10).

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Police investigate after woman assaulted in Louth

Lincolnshire Police are investigating a report of a woman being assaulted in Monks Dyke Road, Louth, at the weekend.

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Hedge trimmers stolen in Tattershall

PCSO Nicola Stuchfield is appealing for information after two Stihl hedge trimmers were stolen in Tattershall.

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