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‘How long do we have to wait to get potholes fixed in Skegness area?’

A motorist fears ‘someone could get killed’ if something isn’t done soon about a pothole near a school at Chapel St Leonards.

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Shadow Minister for Housing, Melanie Onn MP will address Labour Party members at a meeting discussing homelessness in Skegness. ANL-180216-134616001

Charities invited to meeting to discuss homelessness in Skegness

Charities are being invited to a private meeting in Skegness attended by the Shadow Minister for Housing to discuss the problem of homelessness in the resort.

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Panel supports Police & Crime Commissioner’s precept proposal

The Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel has agreed to support the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Marc Jones, in his proposal to increase the police’s share of Council Tax by 5.8 per cent for 2018/19.

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County council highways staff repairing potholes on Moor Lane, Leasingham. EMN-180131-170041001

Extra £1.7 million given to county to deal with potholes - but ‘still more to do’ says council

The county council has been given an additional £1.7m to deal with potholes across Lincolnshire - bringing the total to £4.2m funding from the Government for the problem so far.

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A family portrait of Emily Langton-Massingberd. Image courtesy of National Trust.

FEATURE: Gunby Hall’s women’s rights campaigner who dressed like a man

On the 100th anniversary of women over 30 getting the right to vote - we look at the life of Gunby’s Emily Langton-Massingberd

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RAF Typhoons at Nellis Air Force Base. Picture: SAC James Skerrett. EMN-180502-124601001

RAF Coningsby Typhoon’s take part in world’s largest air combat exercise

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby have been invited to take part in the world’s largest and most complex air combat exercise.

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Parliament gets taste of Lincs

When it comes to food, glorious food, there’s more to the Lincolnshire region than hot sausage and mustard...or cold jelly and custard for that matter.

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Kenilworth Town Council wants an increased police presence in the town

Police officer ‘claimed he had been assaulted’ but ‘injuries were self-inflicted’, hearing told

A Lincolnshire police officer claimed that he had been assaulted while on duty after inflicting the injuries himself, a misconduct hearing was told.

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New council tax freedoms ‘will raise just one fifth of budget reductions for Lincolnshire’

New council tax freedoms will raise just one fifth of budget reductions for Lincolnshire, according to new figures published by the County Councils Network (CCN).

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Help combat lonliness and isolation by volunteering for SSAFA Lincolnshire Branch.

Could you help lonely and isolated veterans in Lincolnshire?

An urgent appeal has been launched for new volunteers to support lonely and isolated veterans in Lincolnshire.

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Police & Crime Commissioner requests extra £2.7m for Lincolnshire

An extra £2.7 million will be raised for policing in Lincolnshire, with an average increase of less than 25p a week on council tax.

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Northamptonshire businesses are reportedly selling better overseas.

District Councils collect extra £3.3 million business rates

Government backing for East Lindsey District Council and Boston Borough Council to maximise business rates income has seen estimated financial outcomes trebled in the first three years of operation.

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East Lindsey District Council have agreed to pay for the demolition of the pavilion in Tower Gardens, Skegness. ANL-180115-162130001

Council in Skegness vote for future security in 4.75% precept rise

Skegness Town Council has made the tough decision to ensure it is financially secure for the next four years by increasing its precept by 4.75 per cent.

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Pictured from left to right is: Alan Gordon-Griffiths, part of the shore crew; Sarah Whattam, RNLI East Midlands Community Fundraising Manager; Craig Willard, Station Mechanic; Richard Watson, Coxswain; Anne May, Fundraising Secretary; Nick Chambers, Chief Executive of LACE Housing.

RNLI in Skegness ‘gobsmacked’ by generous donation

A Lincolnshire based housing group has boosted Skegness RNLI with a donation of £4,469.43 to help them continue their lifesaving work.

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Nigel Farage has admitted he may back a second referendum on Brexit

Nigel Farage admits he could back second Brexit referendum

Nigel Farage has revealed he is on the verge of backing a second referendum on European Union membership to ‘kill off’ the Remain campaign for a generation.

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Lincolnshire County Council’s Chief Executive to step down

Lincolnshire County Council’s Chief Executive, Tony McArdle, will be stepping down after over twelve years in the role.

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Lincolnshire firefighters will offer vulnerable residents free Safe and Well checks at their homes.

Firefighters to give safety and wellness checks to residents

Vulnerable residents in Lincolnshire are set to benefit from ‘Safe and Well’ checks by firefighters.

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Superbug fuelled by food additive

Deadly superbug fuelled by food additive in cakes, juices and jams

A sugar additive found in cream cakes, fruit juices and jams has fuelled the rise of a killer superbug, according to new research.

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New Typhoons at RAF Coningsby in multi-billion pound deal between Britain and Qatar

A new squadron of Typhoon fighter jets will be based at RAF Coningsby as part of a multi-billion pound deal signed between Britain and Qatar.

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Matt Warman's photo of starfish washed up along the beach at Gibraltar Point, Skegness.

Starfish wash up in their thousands in Skegness

The beach at Gibraltar Point was tinted orange after thousands of starfish washed up during strong winds.

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