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VIDEO: Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers film video guide on safety when buying kids’ hallowe’en costumes

With the horrific story of TV presenter Claudia Winkleman’s child’s costume catching fire hitting the headlines the other year, Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers are offering a video guide to buying kids’ Hallowe’en outfits while still getting into the spirit with safety in mind.

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Coun Martin Hill - Leader of Lincolnshire County Council. EMN-171018-094637001

Lincolnshire council leaders take fight for a fair funding deal to House of Commons

County council leader Coun Martin Hill will today (Wednesday) be joining Lincolnshire MPs in a meeting with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to discuss getting a better funding deal for the area.

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Matt Warman, Sir Edward Leigh, Victoria Atkins and Dr. Caroline Johnson met with Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Lincolnshire MPs meet with minister over fair funding campaign

Sir Edward Leigh, the veteran Member of Parliament for the Gainsborough constituency, has taken part in a meeting with other Lincolnshire MPs and the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, about the important issue of getting a fairer funding deal from central government for local government in Lincolnshire.

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ELDC headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

D-Day for the future of the Cattle Market

A highly anticipated decision on the future of Louth’s Cattle Market will be made tonight (Wednesday), almost four years to the day since the site was first put on the market.

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The interior of Skidbrooke Church. Photo by Pete Creasy

Lincolnshire’s Top 8 terrifying and bizarre paranormal cases

From ghost sightings and ‘demonic’ hauntings to UFOs caught on military radar - Lincolnshire has been a hotbed of all things paranormal over the years.

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UPDATE: RAF Typhoons deployed to intercept ‘suspected hoax security alert’

Typhons from RAF Coningsby were launched to intercept a Ryanair aircraft flying in from Lithuania and escort it to Stansted Airport this morning (Wednesday) following a ‘suspected hoax security alert’.

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Public toilets on North Parade in Skegness. ANL-170927-151551001

Residents WILL have to pay 20p to spend a penny at public toilets

A 20p entry charge is to be introduced at 13 public toilets in East Lindsey - including five blocks in Skegness - to help fund the running of the facilities,

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Skegness Town Hall. ANL-170927-173735001

Action plan for future of Skegness

A vision for the future of Skegness is being discussed by town councillors.

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The development is named in memory of the late Ron Chapman. Pictured L-R The Chapman Family, (second from left) LACE Housing Board Member Bon Walder (second from right) LACE Housing Chief Executive Nick Chambers and (far right) Lindum Managing Director, Simon Gregory

New £2million housing development opens in Skegness

A new £2 million affordable housing development with holiday apartment has just opened in Skegness.

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Coun Adam Grist and Coun Craig Leyland spoke during a live broadcast on Facebook on Wednesday evening (September 20).

ELDC leader supports retaining Louth cattle market - and so does 84% of the public!

East Lindsey District Council leader Councillor Craig Leyland, and executive board member Councillor Adam Grist, both voiced their support for retaining and refurbishing Louth’s Cattle Market during a live broadcast last night (Wednesday).

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Victoria Atkins MP.

Victoria Atkins MP to host second jobs fair

Victoria Atkins MP will host her second Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair in Louth on Friday (September 22).

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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Lagoon Walk was used for cars after space ran out at car parks in Skegness. ANL-170829-104502001

Fury over amount of investment in Skegness from car park cash

Councillors in Skegness are calling for more of the cash raised from the resort’s car parks to be invested in the town.

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ELDC headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

Executive Board changes at East Lindsey District Council

The Leader of East Lindsey District Council, Councillor Craig Leyland, has made two changes to the Executive Board at East Lindsey District Council.

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County council seeking new panel members to consider expenses and allowances

Lincolnshire County Council is seeking new members to sit on its Independent Remuneration Panel (IRP), the group that oversees what its councillors can claim in allowances and expenses.

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A vacancy has arisen on Spilsby Town Council  for a town councillor. ANL-170825-141928001

‘Chance to make difference’: Could you be a councillor in Spilsby?

Spilsby Town Council is looking to hear from anyone interested in becoming a local councillor.

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The BBMF end of season formation, comprising the Dakota, Lancaster and five Spitfires, used Tattershall Castle as a landmark on their run in to RAF Coningsby on Sunday. Photo by Oscarpix Imaging. ENGEMN00120130930153422

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded due to engine issues ahead of first ever Scampton airshow

Most of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue, it’s been announced

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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Restaurant owner banned from running food business

The operator of an Indian Restaurant in Spilsby has been banned from running a food business and ordered to pay £1,300 for breaching food hygiene standards, following a successful prosecution by East Lindsey District Council.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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