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WEATHER WARNING: Winds of up to 80mph to cause disruption as Storm Doris blows through Lincolnshire

The Met Office have issued an amber weather warning for Lincolnshire and are warning winds of up to 80mph.

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‘Picture paints a thousand words’: PCSO helps elderly lady who was lost in Skegness

A kind gesture by a Skegness PSCO has warmed the hearts of people across the country who spotted a picture on Twitter.

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Man hit with hammer and pushed through restaurant window in violent attack in Skegness

Man hit with hammer and pushed through restaurant window in violent attack in Skegness

A man was hit with a hammer before being pushed through a restaurant window in a violent attack in Skegness last night.

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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Leader of West Lindsey District Council

Jeff Summers, Leader of West Lindsey District Council, has given his views on plans for a unitary authority for Lincolnshire.

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Goalscorer Jamie Elston chases Coningsby's Scott Trestrail.

Wyberton edge out Coningsby to book place in the county cup final

Wyberton booked their place in the Mason Bros Lincolnshire Junior Cup final with a narrow 1-0 win over Coningsby.

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The Kaiser Chiefs are coming to Market Rasen

The Kaiser Chiefs will be taking centre stage at Market Rasen Racecourse on Saturday August 19.

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BOSTON SATURDAY LEAGUE: Round-up

Neil Johnson rounds up this week’s action...

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NHS IN CRISIS: Drive to save cash is putting funding for treatments in direct competition with one another

NHS IN CRISIS: Drive to save cash is putting funding for treatments in direct competition with one another

The drive to save cash in the NHS is putting funding for treatments in direct competition, a charity has warned.

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Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan

Can A40 revitalise their bowls season?

A40’s season is running flat and they had another pointless week in the Boston Indoor Bowls League’s Orchard Health Group Division One, this time at the hands of second-bottom Strollers.

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Skegness resort inspires writer’s first novel

Skegness has helped inspire the debut novel of a comedy writer who has provided material for the likes of Michael McIntyre and Stephen Fry.

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Dying dad says ‘thank you’ to 
hospice angels

A brave dad with terminal cancer has praised the hospice ‘angels’ who helped him spend his last Christmas with his family at their home in Anderby.

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A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

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Jack Minor kept a well-deserved clean sheet.

Champions Skegness United return to home comforts with victory

East Lincs Combination Division Two

Skegness United 3

Ludford Rovers 0

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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Council leader explains why referendum ‘now won’t be possible’

Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Martin Hill, has explained why a poll on transforming local government in Lincolnshire won’t now be possible – although some form of consultation “could still happen”.

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‘Be vigilant’: Scammers target hotel in Skegness area

Hoteliers are being warned to be vigilant after scammers are believed to have targeted a business in the Skegness area.

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Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Parent guide to everything you need to know about highly infectious bug in schools

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Warning after scammers target resident with fake mattresses

Rogue traders have been operating in the Skegness area selling fake memory foam mattresses.

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Lilywhites left without a fixture following waterlogged pitch

Skegness Town’s Lincolnshire League clash at Market Rasen Town on Saturday was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

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Politics

UNITARY AUTHORITY: Labour calls for ‘end to shambles’

This Friday (February 24) at Lincolnshire County Council, the Labour Party opposition is planning to vote against plans for a unitary authority in Lincolnshire.

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Toni Kroos (photo: Shutterstock).

Manchester United revive interest in Kroos | Lincoln City heroes receive £5k bonus each | Newcastle United ‘too honest’

Real Madrid are believed to be the latest club interested in luring striker Moussa Dembele away from Celtic Park (The Mirror).

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