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Scrap man carrying two fridge freezers on his van roof fined over £1,000 for not having proper licence

A Newark area man who was stopped by police at Cranwell with a van so laden with scrap it had two fridge freezers strapped to the roof has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in fines and costs after admitting not having the proper licence.

Environment
Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

Tesco have been left stumped after a teenager pointed out an unusual placement of condoms across all of their stores.

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Minted: the new design incorporates the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock (Photo: Royal Mint)

All change as new £1 coin poised to enter circulation – but companies unprepared

It will be all change in Britain on Tuesday when the new £1 coin enters circulation but millions of commuters could be left facing fresh chaos as it emerged 11 out of 18 rail providers had not upgraded their machines and would be unable to accept the new tender.

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Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of Big Six energy customers are still overpaying for their energy but could get their prices back to 2008 rates according to the latest research from consumer watchdog Which?.

Business
33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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Product warning

Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard.

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Mayor of Skegness Coun Dick Edginton opens Fish and Chippery on Southview Holiday Centre in Skegness. ANL-170325-063010001

It’s chips for Mayor as new fish shop opens in Skegness

Eight jobs have been created at a new fish and chip shop in Skegness.

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Official opening of new-look Costcutter store in Kirton, Lincolnshire. Owned by Suni and Mandy Keshwara and opened by Mayor of Boston Councillor Stephen Woodliffe. L-R Mandy Keshwara, Cllr Stepen Woodliffe, Rupa Keshwara (Mandy's youngest daughter), Suni Keshwara.

New-look Costcutter store opens in Kirton

Shoppers in Kirton enjoyed a family fun day to mark the 
official opening of a new-look Costcutter store on Boston Road.

Business
Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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The Jo Malone candle, left, with one of the Aldi candle's, right.

Aldi candles selling for big money on eBay after selling out nationwide within hours

A collection of Aldi Mother’s Day candles are being flogged for up to 11 times the retail price on eBay, after being compared to luxury bath and body brand Jo Malone, and selling out in just minutes.

Business
A promotion is being held to encourage traders to run a market stall in Spilsby. ANL-170322-163050001

Fancy running a stall? - there’s an opportunity in Spilsby

Budding market traders are being given the opportunity to run their own stall in Spilsby

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Lindt recall

Lindt Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two Easter eggs, made by a popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

Business
Channel 4 TV casting call for kids from Lincolnshire

Channel 4 TV casting call for kids from Lincolnshire

A popular TV show is looking for children to take part in a new Channel 4 TV series.

Arts
East Lindsey District Council headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

Still time to nominate best businesses in East Lindsey

The deadline for entries for the inaugural East Lindsey Business Awards has been extended.

Business
New car parking proposals have been drawn up to put forward to the executive board at East Lindsey District Council.

Extra free parking welcomed in Spilsby

Businesses in Spilsby are welcoming proposals that could see the period of free parking extended in the town centre.

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Claimant count rises in East Lindsey

The number of East Lindsey residents claiming unemployment benefits has faced a year-on-year rise, according to new figures released today (Wednesday).

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What national insurance is – and where it goes

What national insurance is – and where it goes

A tax called national insurance has become the centre of a row within Britain’s ruling Conservative Party

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The proposed homes in Alford.

Alford Town Council slams ‘inappropriate and unnecessary’ proposal

Plans for 101 new homes in Alford have been met with criticism from residents and town councillors - but developers claim there is a ‘clear need’ for new homes.

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