The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.
In one of its biggest raids in recent years, Lincolnshire Trading Standards has seized over 40,000 illegal cigarettes from a property in Boston.
Closures will be in place on Skirbeck Road and Fishtoft Road from Monday 16 February for one week, while essential works are carried out.
A loveable Labrador will be waiting for Valentine’s Day cuddles at Lincoln Central Library as part of an event to promote the work of Guide Dogs for the Blind.
A series of events celebrating classic children’s stories are being held at Mablethorpe Library.
Wizards, witches, mudbloods and muggles are invited to Louth, Boston and Lincoln Central libraries for a family event celebrating Harry Potter.
Ambitious plans to transform an area near the Pullover at Chapel Promenade are set to become a reality following news that a £72,700 grant has been awarded for the scheme.
A programme of essential repair work is taking place on roads in villages around Lincoln
Lincolnshire Trading Standards have seized illegal cigarettes and a number of out of date foods from International Foods, of High Street, Boston.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is inviting residents in Sleaford to see plans for a new fire station.
More than 15,000 trees are to be planted across Lincolnshire in the coming weeks, creating more than 3 km of hedgerow and 1 hectare of woodland.
A £1.75m government investment from the Coastal Communities Fund will help create the UK’s first purpose-built marine observatory at Chapel St Leonards, as well as replace Gibraltar Point’s flood-damaged visitor centre.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards and Lincolnshire Police have joined forces once more to seize illegal cigarettes from properties in Grantham.
Time is running out to join the Lincolnshire Energy Switch Scheme - which has saved thousands of pounds for the county’s residents on their energy bills.
The council’s executive will decide how best to realise the economic benefits arising from the Boston Barrier project to reduce the risk of tidal flooding.
As part of the Prince’s Trust Team Programme, run by Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, a group of young people from Lincoln have been improving the lives of local residents in the city.
A new visitor guide is showcasing what promises to be an action-packed year for the county.
Free courses at Sleaford Library are helping web novices get savvy online.
The Access LN6 programme to encourage sustainable travel has been shortlisted for the Smarter Travel Awards 2015.
An exciting new exhibition including works by Lucian Freud, Jack Vettriano and L S Lowry will give audiences the chance to have their say on art - and even produce their own labels for the exhibition.
If required the county’s 43 gritters will head out and salt all A and B roads during the icy weather, covering more than 1,800 miles.
Lincolnshire County Council has decided to continue to run 17 Adult Care day services and modernise the service for the future.
Leading councillors will again be asked to approve plans for a new-look library service.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue and Lincolnshire Trading Standards are encouraging residents to register their household appliances on a new website, so they are the first to know if repairs are needed or a product is recalled.
Nature lovers can discover just how easy it is to enjoy the Lincolnshire coast’s rich variety of wildlife in a special event at Mablethorpe Library on Saturday 24 January.
Firefighters are challenging people who are looking to kick-start their fitness regime this year to test themselves through five exercise-themed tasks.
A bike recycling project in Lincoln has been recognised with a national award from homelessness charity Framework.
London Road level crossing will be closed for five days for maintenance and resurfacing works from Monday 26 January.
See your business grow through technology thanks to free workshops run by onlincolnshire and Business Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire’s independent retailers can give their business a new year boost, thanks to two county council projects.
Marsh Lane and Orby Road in Addlethorpe will be closed from today until Monday 19 January for reconstruction and resurfacing works, weather permitting.
Swap your sugary snacks for healthier alternatives at the Market Kitchen on Tuesday 13 January, 10am - 3pm.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards and Lincolnshire Police have welcomed the decision of a shop selling legal highs to close its doors.
Lincolnshire County Council’s Children’s Services and the Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board are providing good, effective, timely support for children and families.
Young readers will be celebrating their achievements at Burgh le Marsh Library on Saturday 10 with a special visit from a popular children’s author.
Lincolnshire admission authorities are now consulting on proposed changes to their admission arrangements for the 2016 intake.
Have your say on the council’s 2015/16 budget proposals
Give your kitchen confidence a boost with informal and friendly cookery classes at the Market Kitchen on 7 and 8 January.
Babies and pre-school children are to be treated to monthly entertainment at Welton Library with the launch of a regular rhyme time event.
Local people are being asked for their views on how mineral extraction and waste management is carried out in Lincolnshire.
Road repairs will be carried out on Church Street in Pinchbeck, near Spalding, on Tuesday 6 January, weather permitting.
Pre-school children are to be treated to weekly entertainment at Mablethorpe Library with the launch of a regular story time event.