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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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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.

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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.

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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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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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Lady Sarah McCorquodale, sister of Diana Princess of Wales and former High Sheriff of Lincolnshire, to open memorial to county’s road crash victims

The sister of Princess Diana, Lady Sarah McCorquodale, is to open a memorial to Lincolnshire’s road crash victims in Boston later this year.

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Furry feline waiting in Horncastle bus shelter

Life is not always purr-fect ..even for cats.

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Horncastle is on course for a bright future

More than 80 per cent of people have backed plans for a new Horncastle bypass, while 70 per cent would welcome the arrival of a Costa Coffee house in the town.

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The damaged drain and gulley - it will be repaired says councillor.

The wait goes on for residents over damaged drain saga

When it came to repairing roads, Lincolnshire County Council’s Highways team recorded some remarkable figures in 2017.

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Coun Richard Davies, Executive Member for Highways and Transportation at Lincolnshire County Council. EMN-180124-154136001

Reflecting on a busy year for Highways

2018 promises to be another busy year for the Highways department at Lincolnshire County Council, according to Coun Richard Davies.

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Improvement works in Bridge Street earlier this afternoon.

Improvement works in Bridge Street

Motorists faced slight delays for much of today (Friday) in Horncastle as Anglian Water carried out improvements in Bridge Street.

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A bygone agfe: A steam train wauts at the platform at  the long-sice demolished Horncastle Railway Station, Photo: Heritage and History Society. EMN-180901-164543001

Rail talk postponed due to illness

A rail talk and meeting scheduled to take place in Horncastle on Wednesday, January 17, has been postponed due to illness.

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Pc Jimmy Conway's photo of the air ambulance overhead at the scene of a serious collision near Martin. EMN-180401-104411001

UPDATE: Driver remains in hospital with ‘serious but not life threatening injuries’ after collision

A 19-year-old woman is said by police to be being treated for ‘serious but not life threatening injuries’ at Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham after the car she was driving ran off the road at Martin Fen.

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Serious crash between Woodhall Spa and Martin - roads to remain closed for some hours

A motorist has been seriously injured in a crash between Woodhall Spa and Martin this morning, Wednesday January 3.

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Lincolnshire County Council  is doing the best it can to keep up with road repairs in the Horncasatle area amid on-going criticism from  town councillors and residents.

Criticism of road conditions in Horncastle rumbles on

Horncastle County Councillor Bill Aron has launched a spirited defence of Highways officials after more criticism about the state of local roads.

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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The roads are expected to be extra busy this Friday

Warning not to travel on ‘frantic Friday’

Drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on “Frantic Friday” this week when the last of the year’s commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway.
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The county council's new generation gritter - 'The Beast'. EMN-171213-175949001

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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Snow in the Wolds today. Photo: Horncastle Police

Number of crashes on Lincolnshire roads due to snow - latest police advice

Snow is now falling across much of the county and Lincolnshire police are seeing hazardous travel conditions and a number of road accidents and incidents, particularly across the south of the county.

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