Construction of Premier Inn in Skegness begins

Construction of a new 80-bedroom Premier Inn hotel in Skegness is now underway.

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CAMPAIGN: Tourism leaders offer support for petition to draw down £100m Government money for distributor road

This week The Standard is joined by its sister paper in Skegness as tourism bosses get behind a proposed road which could help travellers explore and enjoy everything our area’s visitor economy has to offer without getting stuck in traffic.


Expert questions Denmark to Lincolnshire power cable Viking Link viablity

A renewable energy expert has questioned the cost and feasibility of moving ahead with the Lincolnshire to Denmark power cable project known as the Viking Link.

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Research reveals women are taking control of their finances

Figures have revealed that women aged 25-34 now generate 40% of all credit card enquiries, with single women the most likely to take out a credit card.

Warwick Market has been cancelled. Photo: CJ's Events Warwickshire

Special offer for markets in East Lindsey

‘Love Your Local Market Fortnight’ (LYLM) will take place between May 17 and May 31, and East Lindsey District Council wants to hear from people who are keen to run their own market stall and have an idea of what they would like to sell.


Drive to attract visitors to coast hots up as warmer weather arrives

Businesses are hoping the arrival of warmer weather in will make up for the poor start to the season.

East Lindsey District Council headquarters.

ELDC calls on Lloyds Bank to reconsider its decision to withdraw from three towns

The Leader of East Lindsey District Council, Councillor Craig Leyland, has expressed his disappointment at a decision by Lloyds Bank to close its branches in Alford, Coningsby and Mablethorpe.

A map of where the Boston Distributor Road could go.

CAMPAIGN: Distributor road on the Government’s radar after being discussed in Parliament

Boston’s MP has put The Standard’s campaign for funding to be drawn down for a £100 million investment for the new Boston Distributor Road on the Government’s radar after questioning the Transport Secretary in the House of Commons today (Tursday).

Pilgrim Hospital

Children’s services are ‘fragile’ says trust

A statement from the trust which runs the county’s hospitals has said children’s services at Pilgrim Hospital are ‘fragile’ adding they were ‘currently safe, but we may not be able to maintain all services at the hospital’.


5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

The official opening of the new Burgh Library and council offices with (from left) Jim Moss, library secretary, Lincolnshire author Margaret Dickinson, Burgh-le-Marsh Mayor Coun Neil Coo[er, Sue Elliff, volunteer, Julie Peach, chairman of the volunteer group, and Peter Dalby, volunteer. ANL-180416-161149001

Community in Burgh-le-Marsh celebrate new library

A Lincolnshire novelist has become part of a real-life story that has seen a new community hub developed in Burgh-le-Marsh to house the town’s library.

New caravan park plan in Skegness wins approval

New caravan park plan in Skegness wins approval

Plans have been approved for the creation of a 29 static caravan park in Skegness.

A man has been charged by police

Lloyds banking to close three branches across East Lindsey

Banking giants Lloyds are closing three branches in East Lindsey as part of a nationwide cut back that has put hundreds of jobs at risk.

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Viking Link electricity supply project planned for Lincolnshire delayed

Plans for an electricity link between Lincolnshire and Denmark have been delayed after project partners postponed making a final investment decision.

Staff at Laughing Dog are setting off on a tour of Lincolnshire this week. EMN-180417-144800001

Dog food manufacturer to ‘em-bark’ on tour of Lincolnshire

A Lincolnshire-based dog food manufacturer will ‘em-bark’ on a tour of the county this week, stopping at Lincolnshire Co-Op stores along the way.

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Verge cuttings trial will be rolled out across the county next week

A project which could help generate electricity and heat for Lincolnshire and improve the appearance of the county’s verges begins a trail on Monday, April 23.

The launch of Sportsbikeshop's new monthly bike nights takes place tomorrow (Tuesday). Image: Sportsbikeshop.

Retail firm to launch bike nights in Kirton

Kirton-based Sportsbikeshop are to hold the first of their newly-launched monthly bike nights tomorrow (Tuesday)

East Lindsey District Council is offering a deal to help boost Spilsby market. ANL-180416-130248001

Drive to boost Spilsby market

A special deal is being offered to attract more people to Spilsby market.


Steep rise in cost of rural crime thefts in the Midlands

A crime wave is sweeping the British countryside, according to latest figures released by NFU Mutual.


Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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