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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.

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Debate in the chamber at Lincolnshire County Council. Photo supplied. EMN-180418-102815001

County councillors to consider dropping Serco after payroll chaos

Lincolnshire County Council’s executive is to consider how its payroll and other support services will be run beyond April 2020 when its controversial contract with Serco ends.

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Lincolnshire County Council has overspent its salt budget after using more than double on ‘significant challenge’ of winter

Lincolnshire County Council has overspent its salt budget after using more than double on ‘significant challenge’ of winter

More than double the amount of salt was used to grit Lincolnshire’s roads this winter compared with last year, leading to an overspend of the county council’s budget.

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Shared Lives services given enhanced contract

Shared Lives services given enhanced contract

Councillors backed plans to extend the remit of a scheme providing care and support for adults in Lincolnshire after the service failed to grow significantly in recent years.

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Potholes in Kennedy Avenue, that started a protest by Mayor of Skegness, Coun Danny Brookes. ANL-181004-092928001

‘Dangerous’ potholes in Skegness filled after social media outcry

The Mayor of Skegness is asking why it took a protest on social media flagging up a ‘dangerous’ potholed road before it was repaired.

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Authorities called on to create regular reviews and, change public perception and reduce fear of crime in street lighting recommendations

Six recommendations including better communication and creating a list of exemption sites have been revealed in a draft report assessing the impact of Lincolnshire County Council’s controversial decision to switch off tens of thousands of street lights at night.

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Lincolnshire Police are  residents to be vigilent a pensioner became the latest victim of a scam where the caller claims to be a police officer.

Changes to firearms licencing will boost public safety

Lincolnshire will be the first place in the country to require the medical information for each person applying for a firearms licence or renewal.

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Lincolnshire County Councillors’ allowances rising by over £100 for 2018-19

Lincolnshire county councillors’ allowances will increase by over £100 a year starting from this week.

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Grantham and Stamford MP changes mind on PM

Nick Boles has praised the prime minister for “raising her game”

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North Kesteven District Council to crack down on rogue landlords

Fines as high as £30,000 could be handed out as part of a new zero-tolerance approach targeting rogue private landlords in North Kesteven.

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Anaerobic digestion plant plans expected to be approved

Anaerobic digestion plant plans expected to be approved

Plans for a gas to grid biofuel plant in East Keal processing almost 50,000 tonnes of raw materials every year are expected to be given the green light by councillors.

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Fundraisers for the RAF100 Appeal. EMN-180326-154449001

Appeal supports centenary of RAF

A major fundraising appeal has been launched by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and its four main charities as part of the RAF’s centenary.

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Pothole problem

Breaking news: Lincolnshire to get an extra £3.4 million to repair potholes

Lincolnshire has been awarded an extra £3.4 million to repair potholes and other storm damage on roads badly affected by recent winter weather, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced today (Monday, March 26).

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From left to right: Ian Penn and Simon Dillon from Longhurst Group, and Chris Vardy, Agne Vaivadiene, Nick Chambers and Kestas Vaivadiene from LACE Housing.

Housing executive cycles to Skegness as one of 50 charity challenges

A housing executive is marking his 50th year by taking on 50 challenges and fundraising activities to help LIVES and the RNLI.

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Louth's Market Place last Friday lunchtime.

District Council is ‘leading the way’ in battle to boost economy

East Lindsey District Council is set to launch a series of initiatives to boost the region’s economy with particular focus on tourism and town centres.

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Sleaford MP Dr Caroline Johnson with the Red Arrows team at RAF Scampton. Flt Lt David Stark, the pilot involved in the crash at Anglesey, is pictured fifth from the right. EMN-180323-154903001

Sleaford MP tells of meeting tragic Red Arrows crew just days before fatal jet crash

Sleaford and North Hykeham’s MP Dr Caroline Johnson has expressed her shock and sympathies for the crew and their families involved in the tragic Red Arrows crash in which one team member lost his life earlier this week.

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The dilapidated Tower Pavilion in Tower Gardens, Skegness. ANL-180322-090417001

Council sets target to develop plans for Tower Gardens in Skegness

Skegness Town Council has set a target to develop a new plan regarding future of the Tower Gardens.

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South Kesteven takes lead on insurance

Savings on its insurance bills are being sought by South Kesteven District Council.

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Debate in the chamber at Lincolnshire County Council. Photo supplied. EMN-180315-175537001

Lincolnshire County Council: Chief executive advert

Lincolnshire County Council has put out an advert for a new chief executive, and is asking would-be candidates if they have the talent and determination to drive the council forward.

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Lincolnshire County Council: CCG threatens to cancel Thames contract

Lincolnshire County Council: CCG threatens to cancel Thames contract

Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group threatened to cancel Thames Ambulance Service’s non-emergency patient transport contract if improvements were not made.

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