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Armed Forces charity looks to boost ‘team’ in Coningsby area - are you interested?

A charity set up to help former Armed Forces personnel is looking for two caseworkers to join a dedicated team of volunteers in the Coningsby area.

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Coun Brian Burbidge - wants people to get in touch about Langton Hill issues

Town Council want your views on Langton Hill development

Residents living near a new housing development in Horncastle have been advised to contact the town council with any complaints.

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Bill Evans-Evans in front of the Lancaster of The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Picture: SAC Mayfield. EMN-180214-145704001

Family of war-time Station Commander visit RAF Coningsby

The family of a war-time Station Commander who lost his life flying from RAF Coningsby visited the station last Friday (February 9).

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Plans for two new homes in Horncastle

Two three-bedroom detached houses could be built on the site of a former haulage yard in Holt Lane, Horncastle.

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Panel supports Police & Crime Commissioner’s precept proposal

The Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel has agreed to support the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Marc Jones, in his proposal to increase the police’s share of Council Tax by 5.8 per cent for 2018/19.

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Woodhall Spa.

Plans for controversial Woodhall Spa housing development are withdrawn

Campaigners are celebrating after controversial plans for a major housing development in Woodhall Spa were withdrawn at the eleventh hour.

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Achurch and Sons, Horncastle

Councillors give Costa the thumbs up

Councillors in Horncastle have given a resounding ‘thumbs up’ to Costa Coffee opening a new outlet in the town.

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Louth and Horncastle MP left Twitter due to ‘death threats and nastiness’

Louth and Horncastle MP Victoria Atkins has confirmed she was forced to scrap her Twitter account because of ‘death threats and nastiness.’

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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.

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Pupils  from the school dressed as evacuees from the Second World War. Picture: John Aron.

Churchill WW2 letter surprises staff at Tetford school

When teachers at the Edward Richardson Primary School in Tetford asked pupils to bring in items from the Second World War, they didn’t quite know what to expect.

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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.

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Some of the felled trees at the site off Witham Road, in Woodhall Spa.

Anger continues after Spa trees ‘mutilated’

East Lindsey District Council leader Craig Leyland has intimated there is nothing the authority can do following claims developers have ‘mutilated’ trees in the village as part of a new housing estate.

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Kenilworth Town Council wants an increased police presence in the town

Police officer ‘claimed he had been assaulted’ but ‘injuries were self-inflicted’, hearing told

A Lincolnshire police officer claimed that he had been assaulted while on duty after inflicting the injuries himself, a misconduct hearing was told.

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New council tax freedoms ‘will raise just one fifth of budget reductions for Lincolnshire’

New council tax freedoms will raise just one fifth of budget reductions for Lincolnshire, according to new figures published by the County Councils Network (CCN).

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Sir Peter Tapsell.

Former Horncastle MP to open physio extension

A physiotherapy and personal training business will welcome former Horncastle MP and Father of the House of Commons, Sir Peter Tapsell, to open their new extension on Saturday (January 27).

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Could you help lonely and isolated veterans in Lincolnshire?

An urgent appeal has been launched for new volunteers to support lonely and isolated veterans in Lincolnshire.

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Police & Crime Commissioner requests extra £2.7m for Lincolnshire

An extra £2.7 million will be raised for policing in Lincolnshire, with an average increase of less than 25p a week on council tax.

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'The Last Post'. Picture: Woodhall Spa resident Martyn Bennett.

Why the ‘Last Post’ is sounding in Woodhall Spa

Martyn Bennett is one of many Woodhall Spa residents who have contacted the News to complain about the felling of trees for a new housing development off Witham Road.

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Woodhall Spa.

Planning officer recommends refusal for 360 new homes in Woodhall Spa

An East Lindsey District Council planning officer has recommended refusal for a controversial plan to build 360 new homes in Woodhall Spa - with the final decision due to be made by a planning committee next Thursday (February 1).

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Northamptonshire businesses are reportedly selling better overseas.

District Councils collect extra £3.3 million business rates

Government backing for East Lindsey District Council and Boston Borough Council to maximise business rates income has seen estimated financial outcomes trebled in the first three years of operation.

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