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Decision to shut West Street sparks concern with towns businesses and residents

Business owners and residents in the West Street area of Horncastle are keen to have discussions with Lincolnshire County Council ahead of major roadworks this summer.

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Resurfacing work will be carried out in the West Ashby area next week.

Motorists should expect delays on A158 next month

Motorists have been warned to expect delays while improvements are carried out on one of the busiest roads in the area - the A158 near Langton by Wragby.

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Businesses are hoping the warmer weather will attract families back to the beach in Skegness. ANL-180421-065717001

CAMPAIGN: Tourism leaders offer support for petition to draw down £100m Government money for distributor road

This week The Standard is joined by its sister paper in Skegness as tourism bosses get behind a proposed road which could help travellers explore and enjoy everything our area’s visitor economy has to offer without getting stuck in traffic.

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Wickenby firm takes action to tackle recruitment challenge

A leading transport firm set up in a former Market Rasen corn store has just ploughed almost £1 million into growing its fleet in a bid to tackle a recruitment challenge.

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Anglian Water say sorry for further delays on Sleaford Road, Tattershall. EMN-180420-123112001

Anglian Water says sorry for delays near Tattershall - for second time in two months

Anglian Water has once again apologised to drivers for delays on the A153 in Tattershall.

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Serious crash blocking A153 at Revesby

Serious crash blocking A153 at Revesby

A serious collision between a car and a van is blocking the A153 at Revesby this evening, Wednesday.

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Potholes on West Street, Horncastle.

Nightmare on West Street as council confirm repairs could take five months

Drivers face up to five months of delays, disruption and diversions in Horncastle as Lincolnshire County Council embarks on a programme of major road improvements later this year.

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Resurfacing work will be carried out in the West Ashby area next week.

Resurfacing work to be carried out in West Ashby

Motorists have been warned to expect ‘minor delays’ as resurfacing work will be carried out in the West Ashby area next week.

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Potholes being repaired in West Street, Horncastle - just one day after the latest edition of the Horncastle News was published. EMN-181204-115740001

Pothole repairs are carried out in busy Horncastle street

Contractors were repairing potholes in West Street, Horncastle, this morning (Thursday) - just 24 hours after the News highlighted serious concerns about the condition of the road.

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Authorities called on to create regular reviews and, change public perception and reduce fear of crime in street lighting recommendations

Six recommendations including better communication and creating a list of exemption sites have been revealed in a draft report assessing the impact of Lincolnshire County Council’s controversial decision to switch off tens of thousands of street lights at night.

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Les Boxill. Picture: SAC Wade.

Retiring after more than four decades of service

After dedicating 41 years of his life to the Royal Air Force, a station admin officer at RAF Coningsby is due to retire.

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Pothole problem

Breaking news: Lincolnshire to get an extra £3.4 million to repair potholes

Lincolnshire has been awarded an extra £3.4 million to repair potholes and other storm damage on roads badly affected by recent winter weather, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced today (Monday, March 26).

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Sleaford MP Dr Caroline Johnson with the Red Arrows team at RAF Scampton. Flt Lt David Stark, the pilot involved in the crash at Anglesey, is pictured fifth from the right. EMN-180323-154903001

Sleaford MP tells of meeting tragic Red Arrows crew just days before fatal jet crash

Sleaford and North Hykeham’s MP Dr Caroline Johnson has expressed her shock and sympathies for the crew and their families involved in the tragic Red Arrows crash in which one team member lost his life earlier this week.

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Wreckage after a Red Arrow jet crashed at RAF Valley in north Wales (Peter Byrne/PA)

Tributes paid to Red Arrows engineer killed in plane crash at RAF Valley

Tributes have been paid to an RAF engineer who died when a Red Arrows' jet, heading home to Lincolnshire, crashed yesterday.

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The Red Arrows performing in 2017. Photo: Jon Rigby.

Red Arrows' plane crashes at RAF base

A Red Arrows' plane from Lincolnshire's RAF Scampton has crashed with two pilots ejecting, according to reports.
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Sleaford policeman Pc Jimmy Conway posted this photo: "Plenty going on in Sleaford this evening. A right palaver to get in to work today with the weather, but I'm here, with lots of layers on.  I'm on till 7am. We've also got one of our finest LincsSpecials with us too." EMN-180318-092222001

UPDATE: More road disruption as mini Beast from the East hits Lincolnshire

There have been more reports from Lincolnshire Police advising people not to travel after drifting snow badly affected some roads in the county overnight.

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Associate Partner at Andrew and Co Solicitors Paul Simpson, right, acted on behalf of Geoff Hill, who sold family-run business RASE Distribution Ltd to HW Coates. EMN-181203-110442001

Rasen area family haulage business sells out to market leader

The long-term future of a successful Rasen area haulage company has been secured after it was acquired by chemical warehousing and transport specialist HW Coates.

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The proposed Lincolnshire Major Roads Network

New road network could see Lincolnshire road overhaul to ‘reduce congestion, boost economic growth and raise standards’

Nine Lincolnshire roads could be included in a new central government major road network designed to reduce congestion, boost economic growth and raise standards.

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Improvement works will commence on March 19.

Improvement works on A16 Louth Bypass

Improvement works to replace worn out carriageway on the A16 Louth Bypass will start next Monday, March 19.

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Improved drainage system for Redbourne Road in Waddingham

Works to replace existing kerbing at the Kirton Road / Stainton Avenue / Redbourne Road junction with a combined kerb drainage system will start on Monday, March 19.

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