The ‘Coastal Access for All’ group which works to keep beach paths in the Skegness area free from sand and debris is delighted after poor weather forecast for Saturday failed to materialise - ensuring a successful session for its volunteers this weekend.
Lincolnshire Co-op wins Carbon Trust Standard for energy saving measures at stores including Skegness and Burgh le Marsh
Cutting energy use and introducing new technologies has helped Lincolnshire Co-op achieve the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard for the second time, the firm has announced.
A young woman who went swimming in the cold North Sea was discovered semiconscious on Chapel St Leonards beach in the early hours of this morning.
Police have urged farmers to review their tractor security after a spate of thefts from farms in the south of the county.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Hardwick says he has no intention of resigning and has a good relationship with Neil Rhodes
Lincolnshire’s under-fire Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Hardwick has hit back at his critics and insisted he has no intention of resigning.7 comments
A disabled driver who was ticketed for using a council run car park in Skegness fears more motorists will be stung by the new enforcement unless it is better advertised.5 comments
Firefighters from Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue were called out to a fuel leak in Skegness this afternoon (Friday).
Callous thieves broke into a Skegness theatre and dance school, taking valuable equipment essential for children’s lessons sometime last night.
The east coast has been ‘guaranteed’ better ambulance response times through increases to staff and vehicle numbers in Skegness later this month.
The Spilsby Neighbourhood Policing Team has appealed for information after a vehicle window was smashed in Sibsey earlier this week.
A multimillion pound bid has been submitted to help fund five ambitious project in Skegness, creating jobs and ‘game-changing’ new attractions for the town.
Pubs around Skegness have traded pulling pints for poses in a new charity calendar raising funds to help fight cancer.2 comments
VIDEO: Last remaining British Dambusters war hero returns home for 70th Anniversary and Lancaster Bomber flypast video
Horncastle born war hero George ‘Johnny’ Johnson has reflected on his heroic part in the famous Dambusters mission and admitted: “I’m the proudest man alive.”
The under-fire chairman of Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Panel is to stand down from his role next month in the wake of the suspended chief constable saga.5 comments
Train services in and out of Skegness were back to normal today (Thursday) after a derailment near Nottingham wrought havoc on services to and from the resort on Wednesday.
Tourism and business representatives have made calls for Skegness to have its own nationally broadcasted weather forecasts.
The Skegness Neighbourhood Policing Team has appealed for information following a “number of reports” of youngsters throwing things at properties in the Barnes Road and Lincoln Road areas of Skegness.
A Skegness woman who is seven-months pregnant has been left with just a food parcel to live on after her benefits payment was stopped.3 comments
A drink-driver who injured a retired couple when he caused a head-on collision by overtaking on a blind bend was last week jailed for 18 months.
A 47-year-old old man has admitted failing to tell the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) that he had undertaken work whilst claiming benefits.1 comment
A derailed freight train in the Nottingham area has delayed passengers travelling to and from Skegness by up to 90 minutes.
The Skegness school accused of unfairly blaming problems on staff rather than its own financial mismanagement has responded to the teaching union behind the allegations.3 comments
The newest Women’s Institute group will be holding a Spring Fayre event today.
Six white doves were released as the charity walkers who set off from Skegness made it into Derby to commemorate the year anniversary of the six Philpott children who died after a house fire.
A spectacular display in martial arts, devised by the official choreographer of the Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony, will be amazing audiences in Skegness later this month - and the Standard has five pairs of tickets to give away.
A brand-new, spectacular stage show featuring everyone’s favourite dance movie Dirty Dancing, is coming to Skegness - and the Standard has two pairs of tickets up for grabs.
Home Bargains is rumoured to be creating one huge store out of its current unit and the former Co-op premises next door.
Two of Lincolnshire highest profile elected policing figures have been probed by MPs this afternoon at a Home Affairs Committee meeting in Westminster.2 comments
Skegness beaches were among the tidiest visited in a nationwide clean-up operation led by an environmental charity last year.
Plenty of courses on offer during Adult Learners’ Week at the Lincolnshire Regional College in Skegness
Adults looking to improve their career prospects are being invited to take advantage of the free activities that are taking place between Saturday, May 18 and Friday, May 24 to celebrate Adult Learners’ Week 2013.
Ambulance service representatives will be fielding questions from health campaigners at a meeting in Skegness this week.
A launch of a new library service, making it easier for the local community to borrow books, took place on Saturday.
A distinctive Land Rover Discovery marked with advertising was stolen from a farm in Burgh le Marsh recently.
Valuable electronic equipment, cash and a car were all stolen from a Skegness property over night on Sunday.
Four van tyres were punctured by vandals in Winthorpe overnight on Friday.
Skegness Town Councillors paid minute’s silence in respect for the brave souls who lost their lives during the Dambusters mission, 70 years ago.
Gallant knights, fair maidens and dubious doctors gathered today (Sunday) and yesterday for two days of medieval fun in Skegness.
Residents can gain advice about how to protect themselves against local scams as Lincolnshire Police support the Citizens Advice Bureau’s (CAB) awareness month.
A resident feels there should be changes made to the constitution regarding public speaking during Skegness Town Council meetings.
Rescuers came to the aid of defenceless deer that had become trapped in a fence along Roman Bank, Ingoldmells on Saturday.
A newly elected UKIP county councillor has announced plans to safeguard frontline services by cutting ‘wasteful’ expenditure on translators for Lincolnshire’s foreign speaking residents.11 comments
A 59-year-old woman stole more than £400 from her employer to fund an addiction to scratch cards, a court has been told.
A charitable cavalcade of around 65 cyclists arrived in Skegness today, hoping to have raised more than £5,000 for various good causes.
The distinctive rumble of around 90 Harley Davidsons could be heard in Skegness today as a motorcycle owners club rolled into town as part of their annual chapter rally.
A Skegness councillor has spoken of his fury regarding tax on spare bedrooms and thinks something should be done to protect the most vulnerable.1 comment
Video: Taskforce leader set to get to grips with Lincolnshire Police chief constable’s suspension video
A new taskforce has been created to allow the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel to ‘get to the bottom of’ the suspension of the force’s chief constable in February.7 comments
A batch of heroin linked to a number of fatalities in Lincolnshire is believed to have claimed the life of a known drug user in Skegness.2 comments
The new mayor of Skegness and his deputy were appointed last night during a civic ceremony of heartfelt thanks, earnest promises and votes of confidence.1 comment
Rumours regarding a newly built extra care complex providing shelter for ‘vulnerable adults’ has been quashed by East Lindsey District Council.
Gallant knights, fair maidens and dubious doctors will be gathering for two days of medieval fun in Skegness this weekend.
- Young woman found semiconscious on Chapel beach after late night drunken swim
- Top Bon Jovi tribute act set to play Skegness
- Pregnant Skegness woman ‘forced’ to live on food parcel after benefits stopped
- Lincolnshire Co-op wins Carbon Trust Standard for energy saving measures at stores including Skegness and Burgh le Marsh
- Coastal Access group’s delight as sand clean-up volunteers defy weather forecast
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Weather for Skegness
Monday 20 May 2013
Temperature: 8 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 22 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 6 C to 12 C
Wind Speed: 23 mph
Wind direction: North