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WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used train tickets

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.

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Call for fairer highways funding in Lincolnshire

Call for fairer highways funding in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council’s Executive Member for Highways and Transport, Councillor Richard Davies, is calling on the Government to put an end to decades of underfunding and invest more in Lincolnshire’s roads.

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Sky Broadband & Talk is down

WiFi blackout as Sky Broadband & Talk goes down in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire

Residents in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire were without Sky Broadband & Talk after damage caused by builders.

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Road dressing works. EMN-180406-152913001

Delays possible due to road dressing work

A number of roads are set to be surface dressed next week, making them safer and extending their lives.

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EA pleased with crackdown during river course fishing close season

River coarse fishing is back in full swing following a three-month close season from March 15 to June 15.

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Paddington Bear is getting his own 50p coin Picture: The Royal Mint

Royal Mint to release special Paddington Bear 50ps and one has already sold for £16k on eBay

The Royal Mint has announced that it will be releasing special Paddington Bear coins next week.

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J Kemp & Son, in North Street. EMN-180615-101102001

Geoff says thanks for support after theft from Horncastle shop

A Horncastle business owner has thanked the community for rallying behind him after a theft from J Kemp and Son in North Street.

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Keith Gosling outside Achurch and Sons in the town's Market Place.

The end of an era for prominent Horncastle business

It’s a name that has been synonymous with Horncastle for more than 130 years.

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Thames ambulance service makes improvements on performance for Lincolnshire patients

Thames ambulance service makes improvements on performance for Lincolnshire patients

Councillors have said progress has been made by Thames Ambulance Service since an improvement plan was put in place by Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group.

Health
Would you risk watching the World Cup at work?

Can you be sacked for watching the World Cup at work?

The World Cup is finally here and is set to takeover our lives for the next month.

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East Lindsey District Council headquarters.

ELDC to consider delegating planning decisions to town council

East Lindsey District Council is set to consider granting Horncastle Town Council the power to make some planning decisions in the town next month - which would make it only the second town council in the whole country to be granted these powers.

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Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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Lincolnshire Wolds Railway.

Tourism boost for Lincolnshire Wolds Railway

A local heritage steam railway has received a boost in its ratings as a visitor attraction following a recent inspection by one of Visit England’s Quality Assessors.

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Shop front grant scheme set to launch across East Lindsey

East Lindsey District Council has revealed all about a new shop front grant scheme which will launch next month.

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Improvements for rail passengers between Sleaford and Lincoln including those travelling from Metheringham station (pictured). EMN-180706-160006001

Proposed rail improvements for Lincolnshire welcomed

Plans for the future of rail services in the East Midlands have been revealed by the Department for Transport (DfT) - with welcome improvements for passengers using services in the Sleaford, Market Rasen and Skegness areas.

Transport

In Pictures: Young farmers entertain crowds at rally

From sheep shearing to egg throwing - young farmers from the county demonstrated their competitive spirit to entertain the crowds on Saturday.

Lifestyle
Wyevale Garden Centres.

Wyevale group has been put up for sale

Wyevale Garden Centres across the country - including the two stores in Horncastle and Louth - are up for sale, it was confirmed last week.

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Food Hygiene Rating sign

East Lindsey District Council supports Food Safety Week

We love our food, there’s simply no denying it - in fact, as a nation, we spent over £203 billion on food and drink last year alone. But the safety of our food is often something we take for granted.

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Housing

Changes to the licensing of ‘Houses in Multiple Occupation’ regulations come into force soon

Changes in legislation affecting the licensing law for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) will come into effect on October 1, 2018, and landlords in East Lindsey are being asked to make sure they understand the new rules.

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The opening of The Sebastapol. EMN-180528-103348001

Sebastopol is back in business

‘It’s the best thing that has happened to this village for years’...that was the reaction of Minting residents after the long-awaited re-opening of the Sebastopol Inn last Thursday evening.

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