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Battlelines drawn in Woodhall Spa as developers reveal details of amended application

Significant changes have been made to plans for a new housing development in Woodhall Spa which it is claimed would lead to an ‘old persons ghetto’ being created.

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Nigel Farage has admitted he may back a second referendum on Brexit

Nigel Farage admits he could back second Brexit referendum

Nigel Farage has revealed he is on the verge of backing a second referendum on European Union membership to ‘kill off’ the Remain campaign for a generation.

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Tony McArdle.

Lincolnshire County Council’s Chief Executive to step down

Lincolnshire County Council’s Chief Executive, Tony McArdle, will be stepping down after over twelve years in the role.

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‘A Taste of Louth & Horncastle’ comes to Parliament

Victoria Atkins MP will host ‘A Taste of Louth & Horncastle’ in Parliament next week to celebrate the award-winning food and drink produced in the constituency.

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Lincolnshire firefighters will offer vulnerable residents free Safe and Well checks at their homes.

Firefighters to give safety and wellness checks to residents

Vulnerable residents in Lincolnshire are set to benefit from ‘Safe and Well’ checks by firefighters.

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Superbug fuelled by food additive

Deadly superbug fuelled by food additive in cakes, juices and jams

A sugar additive found in cream cakes, fruit juices and jams has fuelled the rise of a killer superbug, according to new research.

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Victoria Atkins MP speaking in the House of Commons.

High-flying MP is tipped to top the Tory pops!

Louth and Horncastle MP Victoria Atkins has been tipped for yet another promotion by some of the country’s leading political writers.

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RAF Typhoon fighter jet

New Typhoons at RAF Coningsby in multi-billion pound deal between Britain and Qatar

A new squadron of Typhoon fighter jets will be based at RAF Coningsby as part of a multi-billion pound deal signed between Britain and Qatar.

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Help on way to ease Foundry Street parking

Help on way to ease Foundry Street parking

Extra parking spaces could be created in a Horncastle street following complaints from residents and calls for action from town councillors.

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Reminder to complete your self assessment tax return before deadline

Quacking ducks employed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are enjoying the quiet life after helping remind the UK’s 11.4 million Self Assessment customers to stop ignoring the ‘little niggle’ about completing their tax returns.

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Local election? That will be £6,000 please

Town and parish councils across East Lindsey will face a hefty four-figure bill - if they have to hold a snap election.

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Police are publishing the names of suspected drink drivers

Police name Christmas ‘drink-drivers’

Lincolnshire Police officers have released the names of 12 people charged with drink-driving between Christmas Eve and Boxing Day, along with others from the surrounding dates.

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A motorist takes and passes a breath test during a patrol on Saturday night

First drink-drivers caught under new police campaign named

Lincolnshire Police have started their drink-drive campaign of naming and shaming drivers they charge with the offence with five caught over the weekend.

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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.

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Lincolnshire’s gritters drive the equivalent of to the South Pole and back to keep roads safe

Despite a catalogue of minor and more serious collision on Lincolnshire’s roads in recent days due to ice and snow, the county council says its gritters have covered a distance equal to a trip to the South Pole and back.

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Police will name convicted drink-drivers over the festive period. Photo: stock.

“We will name you” - force’s Christmas promise to drink-drivers

Lincolnshire Police has warned convicted drink-drivers that they will be named and shamed ahead of a county-wide campaign over the festive period.

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Under threat?: Services in Woodhall Spa are already close to breaking point as parish councillors warn about the impact of  more new homes ahead of tomorrows plannning meeting

Development in Woodhall Spa recommended for approval despite strong local objections

Planners at East Lindsey District Council are recommending approval of a controversial development of up to 250 new homes in Woodhall Spa - despite strong objections from parish councillors and residents.

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Police chief calls for more to be done to target public perception and fear around street lighting changes

The Assistant Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police has told councillors that more of an effort will be needed to target the public perception and fear around changes to street lighting - as well as create better statistical analysis of the changes.

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Victoria Atkins MP.

Atkins makes a ‘solid start’ in her ministerial debut

Louth and Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, has been praised by several leading political writers after making her ministerial debut at Westminster last week.

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Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP in the cockpit of a Typhoon. Photo: John Aron

EXCLUSIVE: Defence Secretary visiting RAF Coningsby today

Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP visited RAF Coningsby this afternoon.

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