‘Twitter showed me what being mansplained feels like’ – MP says he had ‘small flood of abuse’ after Tweeting support for women’s march

Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman has told his fellow Members of Parliament of the ‘small flood of abuse’ he received after Tweeting in support of Care International’s #March4Women event on Sunday.

Street lighting

Earlier switch-ons and extended coverage suggested as part of street-light change discussion after county gives dim view

Lights switching on earlier and extended coverage in places with a busy night-time economy were some of the suggestions made by councillors scrutinising residents’ mostly negative reaction to changes today (Thursday).

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Police chief calls for more to be done to target public perception and fear around street lighting changes

The Assistant Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police has told councillors that more of an effort will be needed to target the public perception and fear around changes to street lighting - as well as create better statistical analysis of the changes.

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Boston and Skegness MP accuses members of parliament of ‘scaremongering’ and ‘weaponising’ people’s futures in EU Nationals debate

The MP for Boston and Skegness has accused members of Parliament of ‘scaremongering’ over the futures of foreign nationals in the UK and ‘weaponising’ the lives and livelihoods of people who come to this country.

Health news

ULHT bosses praise ‘big strides’ made in effort to take trust out of special measures

Bosses at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (ULHT) have praised the ‘big strides’ the trust has made since inspections saw it put into special measures.


New partnership aims to make DNA analysis in East Midlands ‘more efficient and effective’

Forensic police professionals across the East Midlands say they hope to make DNA analysis ‘more efficient and effective’ after announcing they will be opening up their laboratory site to private sector staff.

Some of the Lincolnshire In Bloom winners.

In Bloom winners announced at Lincolnshire church event

Green fingered and community minded volunteers gathered in a Lincolnshire church today to find out the results of their East Midlands in Bloom efforts.

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