Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

Doctors waiting room. Picture: Stock image.

New ‘East Lindsey Medical Group’ will be launched in April

A merger between two of the area’s largest medical practices will boost recruitment of quality staff and lead to a better range of services for patients.

The breakfast meeting at St Lawrence School in Horncastle.

Business breakfast proves a hit

Horncastle’s St Lawrence School invited local businesses to join them for breakfast last week to help dispel the myth that special educational needs and disabled (SEND) people are ‘unemployable’.

The damaged drain and gulley on Jubilee Way. Picture taken last month.

Essential drainage repairs planned for Horncastle

A damaged drainage gully on the A158 Jubilee Way, Horncastle, will be repaired next week.

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Rasen business leads plastic revolution

Plastic is a hot topic at the moment, with reports showing up to 12million tonnes of plastic waste end up in the sea each year.


Could Horncastle be missing out on funding?

Leading organisations have been urged to ensure Horncastle is not missing out on thousands of pounds that could pay for much needed improvements to services in the town.

Lincolnshire County Council wants your views on  plans to upgrade the A158 as part of a Coastal Highway.

County Council wants to hear comments on plans for a Coastal Highway - what do you think?

Lincolnshire County Council is encouraging residents to get in touch and comment on ambitious plans for a Coastal Highway.

Boar's Head, Louth.

Boar’s Head available for lease after Louth Cattle Market improvements

Refurbishment works on the Boar’s Head in Louth have now been completed, and East Lindsey District Council have now made the property available for lease.

The front page of the very first edition of the Horncastle News from  Saturday, September 5, 1885.

When plum stealing hit the headlines in the News

Queen Victoria was on the throne, the Liberal Party led by Viscount Palmerston, won a General Election and Britain’s first speed limits were imposed - 2mph in town centres and 4mph in the country.

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Share your views on improvements to Lincolnshire Coastal Highway

Lincolnshire County Council is encouraging people to get in touch with their views on improving the Lincolnshire Coastal Highway route, which runs from the A1 along the A46 to Lincoln and then through the A158 to Skegness.

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Lincolnshire Wolds garage business is a family affair

Nine months ago, Ian Gordon was repairing landing craft in the British Army.

Pin Gin owners Alan Bottomley and Amy Conyard

Pin Gin to move out of Louth... but not too far!

The creators of Pin Gin are set to expand their business after East Lindsey planners granted permission for a brand new distillery to be built at Driby, on the South Ormsby Estate.

Councillor says new bypass would help take HGV's away from town centre.

County councillor backing calls for town bypass

Horncastle County Councillor Bill Aron has thrown his weight behind plans for a town bypass as part of a multi-million pound scheme to develop a Coastal Highway.

Traffic Lights. Picture: Andrew Roe

Investigation into temporary traffic light problems in Louth

Virgin Media will be asked to investigate and ‘take any necessary action’ following concerns raised by motorists and residents over the temporary traffic lights at the crossroads between Upgate, Newmarket and South Street.

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Copy of First World War book given to Horncastle school

Banovallum School were privileged to receive a copy of the book ‘Horncastle’s Great War’ from the co-authors Mary Silverton and Colin Gascoyne.

County council highways staff repairing potholes on Moor Lane, Leasingham. EMN-180131-170041001

Extra £1.7 million given to county to deal with potholes - but ‘still more to do’ says council

The county council has been given an additional £1.7m to deal with potholes across Lincolnshire - bringing the total to £4.2m funding from the Government for the problem so far.

Meridian Centre Leisure.

Celebrate Meridian’s birthday with a free gym or badminton session

Say ‘happy birthday’ to Louth’s Meridian Leisure Centre – and enjoy a free gym or badminton session this weekend to celebrate.

RAF Typhoons at Nellis Air Force Base. Picture: SAC James Skerrett. EMN-180502-124601001

RAF Coningsby Typhoon’s take part in world’s largest air combat exercise

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby have been invited to take part in the world’s largest and most complex air combat exercise.

Digital Workshop: Claire Brewitt with David Gaunt and David Banham

Farmers embrace the digital era in Louth

Lincolnshire farmers have been brushing up on their computer skills thanks to a free ‘digital refresher’ course hosted by the Louth Learning Centre in Aswell Street.

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Lessons still to be learnt for farmers in Lincolnshire

Inspections carried out on Lincolnshire farms during the potato harvest have presented some positive results, but there are still areas for improvement.

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