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Nursery earns top marks from town police force for road safety work

It’s never too early to start teaching children about road safety.

Competitors at a previous race. EMN-171212-072136001

Sleigh ride fun from Sixhills to Hainton

Don’t miss the annual sleigh race from Sixhills to the Heneage Arms at Hainton this Sunday, December 17.

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Carols by Candlelight in two of Tattershall’s medieval settings

Two of Tattershall’s medieval buildings, Tattershall Castle and Holy Trinity Church came together for their 11th Candlelit Carol Concert.

The SPAB won a court case involving a proposal to the church in Poynings

Federation says - We need our local banks

More support needs to be given to small businesses affected by the closure of town centre banks.


Council caution on farm development

Town councillors in Horncastle have deferred supporting plans to build a house and a detached garage at a farm in Hemingby Lane, West Ashby.

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Charlie takes top spot in book review competition

Tattershall student Charlie takes top spot in book review competition

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Former police chief becomes chairman of Lincolnshire’s hospitals trust

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has appointed a former police chief as its new interim chairman.

Primary School news

REVEALED: The Lincolnshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Lincolnshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

All wrapped up: Members of Horncastles History and Heritage Society were prepared for all weather at their stall.  EMN-171012-191120001

Town event hailed a big success after decision to go ahead

Organisers of Horncastle’s Christmas Market delivered the ‘cold shoulder’ to reports of bad weather - and were rewarded with a successful event.

A true hero : Guy Martin pictured  in the days after the crash. Photo: John Aron.

Brave duo who pulled couple from blazing car are to receive honours

Two men who risked their lives to drag a badly injured couple from their blazing car after a horror crash in Bucknall last year are to receive top bravery and life-saving honours by Royal approval.

Martin Briggs at the Cattle Market with his granddaughter, Sophia, in August this year - just three months before he sadly passed away.

Pedigree cow sold for good causes in Louth farmer’s memory

A cow belonging to a Louth farmer, who died last month from oesophageal cancer, has sold for more than £1,700 in support of two good causes.

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Record-number of people helped by Lincolnshire charity

First responder charity LIVES recorded its busiest month ever in November, with 1,972 people in Lincolnshire being helped by a volunteer responder during the four week period.

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Banovallum teacher has top class experience

A teacher at a Horncastle school was ‘genuinely mesmerized’ after meeting with Poet Laureate for the country, Carol Ann Duffy.

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Christmas story set to pop up at Horncastle St Mary’s

After last year’s hugely popular event, the pop-up Nativity is being staged in Horncastle’s St Mary’s Church once again.

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Pupils get in the pink at Woodhall Spa

Pupils at St Hugh’s Prep School in Woodhall Spa raised more than £600 for charity in just one day.

David and Katie Kirk on their wedding day. EMN-171212-094920001

Heartbroken widow speaks out after Horncastle woman jailed for causing her husband’s death

The heartbroken widow of a ‘devoted’ dad killed by a Horncastle woman who was driving while chatting on a hands-free phone has said her life will never be the same.

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Motorist avoids jail after admitting causing death of Hemingby man

A Lincolnshire motorist who admitted causing the death of a Hemingby scooter rider on a country road in Bucknall today (Thursday) avoided an immediate jail sentence at Lincoln Crown Court.

REVEALED: What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

REVEALED: What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

Prison bosses have revealed the menu inmates in English prisons can expect this Christmas.

Cyden Homes have already started ground work on a 250-home estate off Langton Hill.

Councillors pledge feedback on new housing estate

Councillors in Horncastle have promised to keep residents fully informed about the progress of a major new housing development.

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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