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The £20m gamble: ELDC to borrow cash to stave off funding crisis

East Lindsey District Council has agreed to borrow up to £20m which could be invested in projects outside the area in a bid to generate income and plug a significant gap in funding.

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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.

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PCC Marc Jones

UPDATE: Lincolnshire PCC ‘stunned and appalled’ after new upskirting law is blocked

UPDATE: Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Marc Jones, said on Friday evening: “This Bill had cross Party support and has been frustrated by a single individual who appears to object to the principle of Private Members Bills rather that the content of the Bill itself.

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These teddies have already sold out across local Co-op stores. But there is a chance to win them in their upcoming competitions.

Lincolnshire Co-Op drumming up support for armed forces charities.

As the RAF marks its 100th birthday this year, and to recognise the dedication of service people past and present, Lincolnshire Co-op is raising money for the Royal British Legion and the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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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.

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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.

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Warning after pets are fatally ‘poisoned’

A warning has been issued to pet owners after two animals died of suspected poisoning in Chapel St Leonards.

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‘There was an awful lot of money and power for Lincolnshire last time round’ - Boston and Skegness MP explains why he set up devolution meetings

‘There was an awful lot of money and power for Lincolnshire last time round’ - Boston and Skegness MP explains why he set up devolution meetings

The MP for Boston and Skegness said that he set up a meeting between the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government and the county’s council leaders to see if there was a way to “rejuvenate” the Greater Lincolnshire devolution deal.

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Senior county councillors support streetlight review recommendations for Lincolnshire

Senior county councillors have supported recommendations for new strategies to measure the impact of Lincolnshire County Council’s streetlight switch-off across the county.

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Lord Norton gives a talk to students at Skegness Grammar School. Image supplied.

Lord Norton gives an ‘insightful’ talk to Skegness students

An insight into how the House of Lords operates was given to local students when Lord Philip Norton visited Skegness Grammar School.

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Pictured, from left, are: Kaley Boothby, Boston College; Matt Warman, Boston and Skegness MP; Frank Hanson, GLAA Policy Officer; Victoria Atkins, Minister for Crime, Safeguarding, Vulnerability and Women; Mark Heath, GLAA Deputy Director of Business Change; Jo Maher, Boston College Principal

Modern slavery and labour exploitation on college’s curriculum as part of pilot project

A Lincolnshire college is set to take part in a pilot project which will see it join forces with the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority to teach its students about modern slavery and labour exploitation.

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Lincolnshire County Council: Street light report to go to executive

Lincolnshire County Council: Street light report to go to executive

Senior county councillors will consider new strategies to measure the impact of the controversial switch-off of thousands of streetlights in Lincolnshire.

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Market takes part in campaign

Market takes part in campaign

Spilsby Market is once again participating in the Love Your Local Market campaign - which will see freebies given out to shoppers.

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‘No reason’ Brexit would lead to higher food prices, claims UKIP MEP

East Midlands UKIP MEP. Jonathan Bullock, has claimed there is no reason why Brexit would lead to higher food prices.

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Skegness' new Mayor Coun Sid Dennis and Deputy Mayor Coun Maggie Gray.  Photo: Barry Robinson. ANL-180518-063120001

‘Man of people’ proud to ne new Skegness Mayor

Skegness’ new Mayor says he is a man of the people and looking forward to being at the heart of the community.

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Lincolnshire A&E’s were overwhelmed last winter, according to report to county councillors

Lincolnshire A&E’s were overwhelmed last winter, according to report to county councillors

Accident and emergency departments in Lincolnshire have been overwhelmed by the level of demand upon the service during last winter.

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Mike Woodward took this photograph of the Typhoon above RAF Coningsby at the beginning of the month.

BBMF at centre of controversy over Dambusters 75th anniversary celebrations

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) is at the centre of controversy over what has been described as a ‘mix-up’ at a fly past yesterday (Wednesday) to mark the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters raid.

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Greater Lincolnshire Authorities: ‘Appetite for devolution’ says council leader

The leader of Lincolnshire County Council said there is still scope for devolution in the county but without a directly elected mayor.

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Council needs ‘millions to 
fix potholes’

Lincolnshire County Council has admitted hundreds of millions of pounds of extra funding would need to be ploughed into its coffers to make a ‘massive difference’ to plans for repairing roads.

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VIDEO: Panelists react to meeting over Children's Services at Boston Grammar School

A heated meeting at Boston Grammar School last night saw campaigners, councilors and members of the public put their views on proposed changes to Children's Services at Pilgrim Hospital.

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