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The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.

Safe Cycling

Access LN6 promotes safe cycling in the dark

30 October 2014

Pedestrians and cyclists are encouraged to be safe this winter, by wearing high visibility reflective clothing and lights.

Little Girl with CallConnect Santa Bus

'Love Sundays' in the run up to Christmas with CallConnect

30 October 2014

Lincolnshire County Council’s CallConnect bus service will unwrap a special gift for bus users across the county during November and December.

Photo of Lincolnshire Trading Standards sign

Couple prosecuted for flogging counterfeit clothing

30 October 2014

A married couple from Lincolnshire have been handed a community service sentence for selling counterfeit clothing on eBay.

Children on bikes

100 pupils cycling to school in Waddington

29 October 2014

More than 100 children are actively travelling to school in Waddington, thanks to an after-school bike club set up by Access LN6

Resurfacing roadworks

Resurfacing for junctions at Thorpe on the Hill overbridge

29 October 2014

Haddington crossroads overbridge at Thorpe on the Hill, near Lincoln, will be closed for five nights while resurfacing is carried out.

WW2 Canadian Lancaster Bomber aircraft in the air

Poignant film showcasing local hero Patrick Hagan's WW2 role screened at Mablethorpe Library

29 October 2014

A documentary exploring the wartime memories of Louth’s Patrick Hagan is to be screened at Mablethorpe Library.

Lincolnshire at Play

Lincolnshire Archives hosts Lincolnshire at Play exhibition to showcase bygone leisure activities

28 October 2014

Gain an insight into how Lincolnshire boys and girls spent their leisure time in days gone by in an archives exhibition on 8 November.

Lincolnshire Young People’s Book Award 2015 books now revealed

Voting opens for Lincolnshire Young People’s Book Awards 2015

27 October 2014

The contenders for the Lincolnshire Young People’s Book Award 2015 have been revealed.

Poppies in a field nr Ancaster

Road closures and restrictions for Remembrance Day parades

27 October 2014 | Updated: 29 October 2014

A number of temporary road closures and traffic restrictions will be in place across Lincolnshire on Sunday 9 November for this year’s Remembrance Parades.

Roadworks

Repairs to Cowbit Road and Halmergate, Spalding

27 October 2014

Two Spalding roads are set to be repaired this week, with patching taking place during half-term to minimise disruption.

Stop sign

Resurfacing planned on A16 at East Keal and junction with A155 at West Keal

23 October 2014

The A155 at West Keal will be closed for two nights for resurfacing work starting on Friday 24 October.

National Consumer Week

Love thy neighbour, stop that rogue trader! Video

23 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

Lincolnshire Trading Standards is raising awareness of doorstep crime as part of National Consumer Week 2014 (3 - 7 November).

Children's University Passport to Learning

University of Lincoln launches new Children's University

23 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

Local young people are being given a passport to better education with the launch of a new Children’s University.

Bryan Steel

Olympic cyclist praises Access LN6 cycling push in Lincoln

23 October 2014

Double Olympic cycling medallist Bryan Steel has praised Lincolnshire County Council for the work they are doing to promote cycling in Lincoln.

Fire and Rescue aim high in charity ladder climb

23 October 2014

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue will once again be reaching great heights, as they take part in a charity ladder climb in aid of The Firefighters Charity on 25th Oct.

Roadworks

Improvements planned for Westborough Lane Bridge, Long Bennington, near Grantham

23 October 2014

From 17 November, Westborough Lane in Long Bennington will be closed so repairs to the bridge can be carried out.

Child with special educational needs or disability

New-look Family Services Directory is big hit with families

22 October 2014

New Family Services Directory (FSD) experiences a 32% increase in the number of pages viewed since its launch in September.

Book

Self-help books on prescription scheme sees local success in Lincolnshire libraries

22 October 2014

Local libraries have been part of a successful first year for the national Reading Well: Books on Prescription scheme.

Louth Library story time

New time for pre-school story-time sessions at Louth Library

21 October 2014

Monday story-telling sessions at Louth Library have moved to a new time making it easier for pre-schoolers to attend.

Counterfeit goods

Counterfeit goods seller from Lincolnshire handed custodial sentence

21 October 2014

A market trader has been handed a 12-month prison sentence for producing and selling counterfeit products.

Tick Tock Test from Lincolnshire FIre and Rescue

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue urge residents to test their smoke alarms

21 October 2014 | Updated: 22 October 2014

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue wants you to check that your smoke alarm works when the clocks go back this weekend.

Libraries Consultation

Deadline approaching for Lincolnshire libraries consultation

21 October 2014 | Updated: 30 October 2014

People have just over a week left to share their ideas for making savings within local library services.

Roadworks

One day closure planned for High Street, Great Gonerby, near Grantham

20 October 2014

A pedestrian crossing on the High Street in Great Gonerby will be closed for one day for improvements.

Lizard

Meet the beasties at Lincoln Central Library in creepy crawly half-term family event

20 October 2014

Families looking to complete their home life with an unusual pet are being invited to meet a range of exotic animals at Lincoln Central Library.

Autumn leaves leaf

Autumnal stories, poems, rhymes and craft activities at Mablethorpe Library half-term event

20 October 2014

Youngsters are being invited to enjoy the delights of autumn in a special free event at Mablethorpe Library on Friday 24 October.

3D image of The Prodigal Son marble sculpture, Lincoln3DScans, Oliver Laric

Discover the creative future of 3D scanning and printing technology at The Collection in Lincoln

20 October 2014

The world-changing potential of 3D printing is being revealed in an event at The Collection in Lincoln.

Roadworks

A631 Willingham Hill to close for reconstruction work

20 October 2014

Four days of reconstruction work will take place on the A631 North Willingham Hill, near Market Rasen, from Tuesday, 4 November.

Roadworks

Resurfacing planned for A17, Holbeach

17 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

The A17 junction with Foxes Low Road will be closed for five nights for resurfacing, starting Monday.

Halloween pumpkin

Enjoy tricks and treats at Louth Library Halloween event

17 October 2014

Pop down to Louth Library on Monday 27 October for some spooky fun this Halloween.

LAFTAs logo

Lincolnshire's young filmmakers recognised at awards

16 October 2014 | Updated: 27 October 2014

Jim Broadbent, patron of the LAFTAs Film Awards, celebrates the achievements of Lincolnshire’s film makers of the future at the Engine Shed in Lincoln on Monday 20 October 2014.

Designate switch off monitors for your classes

Lincolnshire schools switching off for energy savings

16 October 2014

Schools across the county will turn off the lights for the Switch-off Challenge on Friday, 21 November

Traffic signals

Diversions in place near John Adams Way, Boston

16 October 2014

Overnight tonight (16/10/14 from 7pm to 6am) there will be a right-turn ban on John Adams Way heading east over Haven Bridge at junction with South End.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Fire Engine

Could you be an on-call firefighter in Lincolnshire? Video

16 October 2014

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are looking for new recruits to join the team at Binbrook Fire Station.

Halloween pumpkin

Spooky stories and creepy crafts Halloween events at Lincoln libraries

14 October 2014

Get in a ghoulish-mood with some spooky fun at your local library this half-term.

Roadworks

Resurfacing planned for A16 Ulceby Cross roundabout

14 October 2014

The A16 Ulceby Cross roundabout will be closed for six nights for resurfacing, starting Monday.

Roadworks

Road works planned for Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln

14 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

Temporary traffic lights will be in place on Birchwood Avenue for two weeks while a pedestrian crossing is improved.

Book

Happy Birthday Crowland Library

13 October 2014 | Updated: 14 October 2014

Crowland Library will celebrate four decades in its current purpose-built premises on Saturday 18 October.

John Adams Way Boston

Final two weeks of work on John Adams Way, Boston, to be carried out overnight

13 October 2014

Ongoing improvements to Boston’s John Adams Way will now be made overnight in order to minimise inconvenience to local residents

Sky Ride Launch

Access LN6 launch park and bike scheme in Lincoln

13 October 2014

The first official park and bike scheme in Lincoln has been launched this week to encourage commuters to park on the outskirts of Lincoln city centre, and cycle to work.

Crossing

Work planned for pedestrian crossing on Horsegate / Linchfield Road junction, Deeping St James

13 October 2014

Temporary two-way traffic lights will be in place on Horsegate, Deeping St James for a week while a pedestrian crossing is improved.

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