WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used train tickets

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.

The North Sea Observatory at Chapel St Leonards. EMN-181106-085953001

Last minute ‘snags’ delay opening of North Sea Observatory

Works to iron out last minute ‘snags’ will need to be carried out before the new North Sea Observatory attraction can be opened to the public, say council officials.

Codie-Lei with his dad Grant on their way down to the film set in London. Image supplied.

Boston boy lands top role in Will Ferrell’s new comedy Holmes and Watson

Landing a role in a Hollywood film is something most actors can only dream of - but a Boston boy has done just that - on his first ever audition.

Call for fairer highways funding in Lincolnshire

Call for fairer highways funding in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council’s Executive Member for Highways and Transport, Councillor Richard Davies, is calling on the Government to put an end to decades of underfunding and invest more in Lincolnshire’s roads.

Sky Broadband & Talk is down

WiFi blackout as Sky Broadband & Talk goes down in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire

Residents in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire were without Sky Broadband & Talk after damage caused by builders.


EA pleased with crackdown during river course fishing close season

River coarse fishing is back in full swing following a three-month close season from March 15 to June 15.

What maritime memorabilia do you have to share?

Free auction valuation event for scientific instruments and maritime memorabilia

People in Skegness are invited to bring along their scientific instruments and maritime memorabilia to a free auction valuation event.

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Paddington Bear is getting his own 50p coin Picture: The Royal Mint

Royal Mint to release special Paddington Bear 50ps and one has already sold for £16k on eBay

The Royal Mint has announced that it will be releasing special Paddington Bear coins next week.

Thames ambulance service makes improvements on performance for Lincolnshire patients

Thames ambulance service makes improvements on performance for Lincolnshire patients

Councillors have said progress has been made by Thames Ambulance Service since an improvement plan was put in place by Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group.

Would you risk watching the World Cup at work?

Can you be sacked for watching the World Cup at work?

The World Cup is finally here and is set to takeover our lives for the next month.

East Lindsey District Council headquarters.

ELDC to consider delegating planning decisions to town council

East Lindsey District Council is set to consider granting Horncastle Town Council the power to make some planning decisions in the town next month - which would make it only the second town council in the whole country to be granted these powers.


Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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Have your say on waste overhaul

A consultation has been launched into a major review of waste collection services across the county.

The cable route on its way to the National Grid substation at Bicker.

Information sessions for Triton Knoll onshore works, including almost 60km in underground cabling through Lincolnshire

With work set to start on the onshore part of a wind farm planned for off the coast of Lincolnshire, a series of public information events are to be held in the Boston area and beyond.


Shop front grant scheme set to launch across East Lindsey

East Lindsey District Council has revealed all about a new shop front grant scheme which will launch next month.

Improvements for rail passengers between Sleaford and Lincoln including those travelling from Metheringham station (pictured). EMN-180706-160006001

Proposed rail improvements for Lincolnshire welcomed

Plans for the future of rail services in the East Midlands have been revealed by the Department for Transport (DfT) - with welcome improvements for passengers using services in the Sleaford, Market Rasen and Skegness areas.


In Pictures: Young farmers entertain crowds at rally

From sheep shearing to egg throwing - young farmers from the county demonstrated their competitive spirit to entertain the crowds on Saturday.

A still from the music video by 50 Sniffs.

Comedy rappers’ video on Skegness goes viral with over a million views

They are local celebrities in their home town of Boston - but now 50 Sniffs are enjoying UK-wide notoriety as their music video goes viral online.

Food Hygiene Rating sign

East Lindsey District Council supports Food Safety Week

We love our food, there’s simply no denying it - in fact, as a nation, we spent over £203 billion on food and drink last year alone. But the safety of our food is often something we take for granted.


Changes to the licensing of ‘Houses in Multiple Occupation’ regulations come into force soon

Changes in legislation affecting the licensing law for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) will come into effect on October 1, 2018, and landlords in East Lindsey are being asked to make sure they understand the new rules.

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