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B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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The Scots Guardsman pulling the Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre anniversary holiday express to Skegness, passing through Sleaford at midday today. Photo courtesy of John Taylor. EMN-160925-161436001

Children’s centre celebrates 125 years with steam train to Skegness

Steam fans have been treated to a spectacle today (Sunday) as a special anniversary excursion passed through Lincolnshire to Skegness.

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Gunby Hall.

Record breaking day for Gunby Hall

The Olympic and Paralympic Games have seen many a record tumble this summer ... now a heritage site near Spilsby is getting in on the action.

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Pictured are (from left) Tracy Foster (Sleaford office - 15 years), managing director Adrian Reynolds, Annette Stewart (Boston office - 15 years), Sandy Jarratt (Boston office - 15 years), director Ian Phillips, Linda Steele (Melton office - 25 years) and Lisa Watson (Newark office - 15 years).

Long-serving members of staff at Lincolnshire accountants recognised

Long-serving members of staff at a regional chartered accountants have been recognised for their years of service.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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An artist's impression of the Premier Inn in Skegness.by ANL-160920-102610001

‘Expect more investment’ in Skegness

Skegness can expect even more investment now Premier Inn has been given the green light to build in Skegness.

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Time running out to save on energy bills

As temperatures begin to drop households and businesses are being urged to take up the chance to save on energy bills before time runs out.

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Councillor Adam Grist, Portfolio Holder for Rural Economy and Market Towns, at Louths Riverhead.

ELDC’s Action Plan for regeneration aims to strengthen local economy

A project which explores flood resilient visitor accommodation that could be occupied all year around is just one of the projects identified in a plan launched today that sets out opportunities to strengthen the economy in East Lincolnshire.

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Yahoo Headquarters. Picture: CC

What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo users

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted to a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the finger at a “state-sponsored actor”.

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Chip the Robotic Dog

Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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McDonald's Restaurant. Library image.

McDonald’s restaurant in Sleaford condemned after refusing to take Scottish bank notes

Fast food chain McDonald’s has been condemned after the Sleaford site refused to take a Scottish bank note.

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Mary Berry

Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off - but Paul Hollywood will stay as host

Mary Berry has this morning, Thursday, quit Great British Bake Off after show’s move to Channel 4, saying she will stay with BBC out of “loyalty”

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Spider. Credit: Shutterstock

World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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Errington Cheese - Credit: Michael Rummey JFL-140923-142114003

Food watchdog bans cheesemaker’s whole output over E.coli fears

A food watchdog has said its recall of all cheese from a producer linked to an E.coli outbreak is justified as it revealed two new cases are being investigated.

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Time to change your password?

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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Looking back at holidays in Skegness

Looking back at holidays in Skegness

Part of Skegness’ rich heritage as a tourist destination is celebrated in a series of ‘posters’ showing the history of holiday habits in the UK.

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Urgent warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray issued by Public Health England

Urgent warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray issued by Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) is warning people who have recently had body piercings about an unsafe cleansing spray provided by piercing studios across the country for aftercare use, which may cause severe infection.

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CallConnect bus. EMN-160318-101301001

Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.

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An artist's impression of a Premier Inn as it would look on Pier Freld in Skegness. ANL-160915-074233001

UPDATE: Green light for Premier Inn plan in Skegness

THE planning green light has been given for a five-storey Premier Inn to be built on the Pier field in Skegness

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VIDEO: New promotional film gives a taste of enviable Lincolnshire life and promotes county

A new video is showing people what makes Lincolnshire the perfect place to live, work, visit and invest.

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