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Oh what a night at Skegness Business awards

The stars of the latest Skegness Business of the Year Awards say winning top prize was an ‘unexpected honour’. Little Learners Day Nursery took the crown from Natureland, who were winners last year. Earlier in the evening they had won the award for Care Provider of the Year and couldn’t believe it when they were called back on to the stage to receive the prize.They were among representatives of 10 categories honoured in the second annual ceremony held by Skegness Partnership. More than 200 attended the glittering event at the Southview Park Hotel.

And the winners were:

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Rail transport news.

East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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Chief executive of ULHT Jan Sobieraj EMN-161124-101204001 EMN-161124-101204001

Would a national centre for rural health and care help recruit NHS staff?

The trust behind hospitals throughout Lincolnshire is to use the county’s rural nature as a selling point in a fresh recruitment drive.

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Spalding Town Retailers Association chairman Darren Sutton.

Traders should agree way forward before Spalding tries to establish a Business Improvement District

Money could be wasted unless all town traders agree a way forward before any fresh move is made to establish a Business Improvement District (BID) in Spalding.

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Screwfix store to open in Skegness creating 14 jobs

Trade retailer Screwfix is to officially open its first store in Skegness tomorrow (Thursday).

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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VIDEO: Education secretary Justine Greening looks at apprenticeships and grammar schools during visit to Sleaford today

Education Secretary Justine Greening paid a visit to a local business and a school in Sleaford today (Monday) to see shining examples of apprenticeships and grammar schools at the heart her strategy for education.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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Post Office

Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Award winning businesses in Skegness share success with needy

Top businesses have shared their success in the Skegness Business Awards by donating half the proceeds of a drawer to a local debt charity.

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The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season EMN-161118-105407001

Blessing of county’s gritters

Gritters in Lincolnshire have once again been given a blessing ahead of the winter season.

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Exciting new plan to boost tourism in Lincolnshire Wolds

Exciting new plan to boost tourism in Lincolnshire Wolds

East and West Lindsey district councils joined forces with local businesses today (Wednesday) to launch an exciting new initiative designed to boost tourism in the Lincolnshire Wolds.

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More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

With the Black Friday shopping bonanza approaching, a survey has found that the majority of UK shoppers don’t know that their rights differ when we shop in store and online.

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Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Morrisons has announced that from Monday, supermarket customers will pay below £1-a-litre for petrol for the first time in six months.

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Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

From next month, landlords who do not comply with the Right to Rent scheme will face a range of possible penalties, including up to five years in prison.

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Left is Maurice Wells, middle Alf Ludlam and right Alan Birkett. Both Maurice and Alan previously worked on the East Lincolnshire line. EMN-161114-105354001

Talk on Skegness area railways brings back memories

A talk held at a village hall near Skegness reunited railway workers after decades.

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VIDEO: Best of Skegness businesses are honoured at awards

A day care centre that looks after ‘the little Skegnessians of the future’ is celebrating after scooping the top honour at the Skegness Business Awards.

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One of the lorry trailers carrying the Produce Industry Fair message.

Message on a lorry! A new campaign takes to the roads of Lincolnshire and East Anglia

A new campaign has been launched to take to the roads with a vital message to the produce industry.

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