The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.
Current deputy chairman Barry Earnshaw is to take up the reins as independent chairman of Lincolnshire’s Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB).
On the day when chocolate, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, and romantic candle lit meals are planned, Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is hoping that the only fires will be that of passion between lovers.
The results of the recent survey we carried out asking for your views on how our reduced budget should be spent, have now been compiled.
Stamford Library will be closed temporarily from 4pm on Saturday 12 March so a new boiler can be installed.
Whether you prefer the traditional sugar and lemon or something a little more adventurous, help find Lincolnshire’s favourite topping this Pancake Day.
Don’t end up like disastrous Dan this Valentine’s Day. Lincolnshire Trading Standards has some simple advice to keep your date on track.
Thanks to funding from Natural England, the Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project is offering to take groups from primary and secondary schools out to explore Lincolnshire’s rare chalk streams.
On Wednesday 24 February, the Old Hall will host a lecture by Dr Foyle called Revealed: the true identity of the Tudor rose. The event has been organised by the Friends of Gainsborough Old Hall Association.
Temporary lights at junction on A52 London Road, Grantham for urgent Anglian Water works, Sunday 7 February
Due to urgent works by Anglian Water, temporary traffic lights will be in place on Sunday 7 February at the junction of London Road A52 , Wharf Road A52 and St Peters Hill, (B1174).
A series of improvements started this week on the A52 between Ingoldmells and Winthorpe at three locations where traffic hold-ups traditionally occur. Work started on February 1 and will be completed by mid-March.
Drainage improvement works will be taking place on the A46 Nettleham Road/Lincoln bypass roundabout on Sunday 7 February.
Witches, wizards and muggles alike are invited to join some spellbinding fun at their local library this February as part of Harry Potter Book Night 2016.
Carriageway maintenance works are due to start on Monday 15 February on the B1397 Clough Road, Gosberton Clough. The works are expected to last for approximately five days.
Schools across Lincolnshire will be raising awareness of the county’s 6,000 young carers with a special video in assemblies on Young Carers Awareness Day (28 January).
Meet Lincolnshire’s on-call firefighters. They’re everyday people just like me and you. They might be your neighbour, your friend or your work colleague, but there’s more to them than meets the eye. No matter where they are they’re ready; ready to take the call and save a life.
To celebrate National Libraries Day, Lincoln Central Library is inviting people to try its Lucky Dip on Saturday 6 February.
Three pedestrian crossings at Grand Parade, South Parade and Lumley Road in Skegness are being refurbished, starting on Monday 1 February, running in three stages until Friday 4 March.
On Friday 15 January, the official launch of the Lincolnshire Young People’s Book Award took place at Priory Witham Academy.
Lincolnshire’s GCSE results for 2015 have shown a dramatic rise in performance, with a higher percentage of pupils achieving 5A*-C including English and Maths.
An exciting new exhibition will see a contemporary version of Lincoln Cathedral’s iconic Russell Chantry Murals created inside the city museum.
A Boston shopkeeper has been sentenced for selling illegal cigarettes.
A special banner created for the Houses of Parliament to mark 800 years of Magna Carta is to have a new home at Lincoln Castle.
Have you got time in your life and love in your heart to care for a child or young person? More foster carers are urgently needed in Lincolnshire, so why not come along to one of our events on 26 and 28 January to find out more.
Repairs will be made to Greetwell Road this Sunday between Queensway and St Anne’s Road.
Lincolnshire County Council has been chosen by Government to lead on developing and improving social work practice through a programme called Partners in Practice.
A Boston shop owner who was found guilty of intentionally selling dangerous cigarettes has today been sentenced.
Today 23 concrete beams, each weighing over 10 tonnes, are being lifted into place as a new 24.5m wide road bridge over Sincil Dyke takes shape.
Lincoln Castle is looking for budding thespians to help bring its rich history to life for visitors.
A series of public meetings are now underway where county residents can scrutinise county council finances.
An exciting new exhibition at the Lincoln museum is investigating how objects come to have meaning.
The Collection has been gifted with an incredibly detailed and accurate reconstruction of the famous Witham Shield.
Information and advice on snow, ice and winter weather from Lincolnshire County Council.
The Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub’s popular masterclasses are back - and local firms are being urged not to miss out.
Nearly 22,000 trees are to be planted across the county in the coming weeks, creating more than 4.7 km of hedgerow and 1 hectare of woodland.
Further to sentencing last year, a confiscation application was made against Iftakhar Ahmed (41) from Walsall at Lincoln Crown Court on Tuesday 22 December.
Here’s a quick guide for residents on what to do with your old Christmas trees now that Twelfth Night has passed.
Amateur detectives are being urged not to miss out on a murder mystery event at Lincoln Central Library.
A retained firefighter who has dedicated his life to keeping people safe has been named in the New Year’s Honours list 2016.
Crews are returning to Lincolnshire (31 December)
Boston Library is encouraging its members to sign-up their friends - with the chance to win a £50 book token.