The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.
The A15 is set to be partially reopened this afternoon (Friday 25th July) after a lorry carrying several tonnes of straw caught fire causing significant damage to the road surface.
Part of Tritton Road will be reduced to one lane with two-way temporary traffic lights in place. The work is planned to be complete by 25th September.
See the last two Lancaster Bombers able to fly at the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre
Flying together for a series of historic displays this summer they will be based at RAF Coningsby, but buying a ticket in advance is the only way to guarantee an up-close and personal view.
Students have been learning about the council’s Emergency Planning unit and have come up with ideas on how their school could be used to shelter residents in an emergency.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards and the Alcohol Licensing Team at Lincolnshire Police have seized cigarettes, rolling tobacco, cash and vehicles from a property on Castle Street.
Download the Summer What’s On Guide 2014, full of activities, events, summer clubs and places to visit. Nature trails to crafts, theatre to junior discos, there is something for everyone.
See a true battle of heroes as four medieval knights gather at Lincoln Castle to take part in a thrilling tournament as part of a weekend of events.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards has been working with pupils at the Sir Francis Hill Primary School to educate them about borrowing and lending money safely.
Surface dressing work will take place on the A16, A52 and A1121 in Boston this coming Sunday, 27 July.
A new kitchen in Lincoln’s Central Market will offer free cooking courses showing how easy it is to eat healthily, locally and affordably.
Delta-Simons will reduce the number of people driving to their workplace, by actively encouraging cycling and car sharing through the Access LN6 programme.
Year 9 students from the Priory City of Lincoln Academy have been learning about emergency planning and thinking how their campus could be used to shelter residents in an emergency.
VINCImouchel has been recommended to provide property services for Lincolnshire County Council, delivering savings of more than £2m over five years.
A man from Spalding has been recognised by the Prime Minister with a new volunteering award after successfully campaigning for a new Carers Policy in Lincolnshire.
Siemens and The Environment Agency were crowned business champions of the Lincs Cycle Challenge 2014, with other local people and businesses also receiving awards and prizes.
War Memorials Trust, Lincolnshire County Council, Diocese of Lincoln and Lincolnshire Remembrance (#LincsRem) join forces to give advice, with a free event to be held at The Collection 30 July.
An area of shoreline at Chapel St Leonards is to benefit from a major refurbishment, complete with attractive landscaping, seating, family areas, information for visitors and entertainment space.
The William Farr C of E School in Welton has become the first school in Lincolnshire to offer support to its students who may be experiencing domestic abuse.
Councillor Colin Davie, executive member for economic development and the environment, has made a statement to Lincolnshire’s Flood and Drainage Management Scrutiny Committee about the River Steeping.
Thunderstorms producing torrential rain are expected to move across England, starting in south east England during Saturday with possible further thundery showers in the east of England on Sunday morning.
Planned changes to local library services will be given further consideration following a High Court ruling.
Advice for Lincolnshire residents on how to stay safe in the hottest temperatures of the year so far..
Residents of Lincolnshire can now keep track of what’s happening on the county’s roads 24/7 thanks to a new, year-round highways Twitter service.
Jobseekers are to get support with applying for jobs in an event at Gainsborough Library which is offering interactive and informative workshops covering transferable skills, application forms, personal statements and much more.
Local authorities, including Lincolnshire County Council, will present research about the economic benefits and impact of investment in the East Coast Mainline to government ministers this week.
If you’re a smoker who’s ready to quit, we need to know what support would help you kick the habit.Your feedback will help shape future stop-smoking services offered to county residents.
Inspired by the Tour De France, schools have been invited to take part in Lincolnshire County Council’s Big Summer Bike Race 2014 to encourage children to cycle and scoot on their journey to school.
£98k to protect endangered Ruston and Hornsby Archive, helping bring Lincolnshire's industrial past to life
A vast archive revealing 150 years of Lincolnshire’s unique engineering heritage is to be given new life thanks to a £98,100 grant to Lincolnshire County Council from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Magic, music and exciting displays, including the Fire Investigation Dog team, will make up the Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue open day at Robin Hood’s Walk between 10am and 4pm.
Over the last 12 weeks the road has been fully reconstructed and resurfaced, and so the council should not have to return to the site for at least 20 years.
Libraries across Lincolnshire have thrown down the gauntlet for the county’s children by challenging them to read six books during their summer holidays.
Young visitors to Gainsborough and Market Rasen Libraries are to get hands on with creatures great and small as part of summer-long celebration of reading.
Art in 3D - Lincoln's Usher Gallery displays work by award-winning artist Oliver Laric created using 3D scans
A state-of-the-art project that created 3D digital images of museum pieces has inspired new artwork from across the world. Now, a selection by artist Oliver Laric is to be displayed at Lincoln’s Usher Gallery.
Together again – the names of every Lincolnshire WW1 soldier immortalised in new books of remembrance
Two volumes containing the names of every local soldier killed in the First World War are now in the safe and respectful hands of Lincoln Cathedral.
Two senior Lincolnshire County Council highways officers receive national recognition for their work
Richard Wills, Executive Director for Environment and Economy and Paul Coathup, Assistant Director of Highway and Transportation, have been awarded major accolades from the I.C.E.
Additional safety resources are on the way for children at Boston Nursery School thanks to a donation from Lincolnshire County Council and company Bitrex.
Broad Street and Herring Lane in Spalding are getting new road surfaces on Sunday 27 July, be aware of the diversion routes so that you can plan your journey accordingly and reduce any inconvenience.
The Collection and Gainsborough Old Hall both walked away winners from this year’s Lincolnshire Heritage Awards which are run by Lincolnshire Heritage Forum and celebrate the work taking place across the county.
It’s Lights Out to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
The councillor in charge of Lincolnshire’s highways has reaffirmed the authority’s commitment to build the Lincoln Eastern Bypass as soon as possible.