The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.
A zebra crossing on Manthorpe Road, outside Grantham Hospital is being replaced by a toucan crossing, with works due to start on Tuesday 26 May.
Lincolnshire County Council and Boston Borough Council want local residents to be cautious if someone offers to take away their unwanted items for cash.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue will be asking residents in Stamford if they’ve got what it takes to be an on-call firefighter, as they take to the High Street in search of new recruits.
Six organisations have shown an interest in running library services in Lincolnshire.
More information on the pre-inquiry meeting which took place on May 18, 2015.
To celebrate St Marks sponsoring a new Hirebike station near the shopping area, cyclists will be able to make their own smoothie while pedalling away as well as gaining top cycling tips from Dr Bike.
Lincoln will be having a big day out by train this week as the new-look Lincoln Castle Revealed and Magna Carta 800 celebrations put the city centre stage in London.
Lincolnshire County Council is proposing some changes to their non-residential care contributions policy and plan to ask your views on the changes from next month.
If your family’s looking for something exciting to do during the school holidays, why not join a party fit for a king at Lincoln Castle?
Lincolnshire County Council’s Access Lincoln team is encouraging parents to leave their car at home and walk to school with their children during Walk to School Week this week.
As work progresses to replace a pedestrian crossing at the Winthorpe Avenue junction on the A52 Roman Bank, a series of night closures will start on Monday (May 18).
From Monday (May 18) rail passengers in Lincoln and Hykeham will be able to experience additional services and faster journey times when the new East Midlands Trains Castle Line timetable starts.
Lincolnshire County Council this week started a three month schedule of innovative work set to repair approximately 19km of unclassified roads across the county and save the authority approximately £1m on traditional methods.
Access Lincoln is gearing up for the Lincolnshire Chamber’s Annual Charity Banquet, which will celebrate all things cycling in the lead up to The British Cycling National Road Championships in June.
Lincolnshire Fostering Service is inviting anyone who has thought about fostering to attend one of two organised events to talk with skilled foster carers about their very own experiences.
County Councillor William Webb was elected the new chairman for Lincolnshire County Council on 15 May, with Cllr Trollope-Bellew elected as his deputy.
County council leader Martin Hill has named the members of his new Executive.
English, German and Welsh knights will make their way to Lincoln Castle this coming Bank Holiday Weekend to compete in a Grand Medieval Joust.
As Lincoln’s Canwick Road Improvement Scheme enters its final weeks before the road is fully open, Pelham Bridge will be closed overnight on Saturday and Sunday (May 16 and 17) to allow work to be carried out with minimum disruption to motorists.
Drug and alcohol treatment contracts to the value of around £7 million are being re-commissioned by the county council. The current contracts with various providers end next year, so the council is now reviewing them to get a better service that also offers best value for money.
The revamped Lincoln landmark is being given the royal seal of approval - just in time for Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary celebrations.
A pre-inquiry meeting will take place on May 18 ahead of the public inquiry to consider legal orders required for the building of the proposed Lincoln Eastern Bypass.
Two schools who have taken part in the County Council’s SCoRE energy efficiency programme will present to councillors at the Environment Scrutiny Committee on 12th June and show how they have saved energy in their school.
Lincoln’s East-West Link Road site has been deemed to be performing to a standard that is ‘well above the requirements’ of the Considerable Contractors Scheme (CCS).
Lincoln Central Library’s monthly live acoustic event, The Write Note will be celebrating its 100th session on Saturday 16 May.
To mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day, Grantham Library is hosting a small exhibition of work by local photographer Walter Lee until 6 June.
Lincoln Castle will join more than 200 locations around the country in lighting a special beacon to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day on Friday 8 May.
On Thursday 14 May, Gainsborough Library is holding a story time and craft session for pre-school children. The event takes place between 2.30pm and 3pm.
If you love to knit, embroider, scrapbook or make your own jewellery, Boston Library would like to invite you to join their Social Knitwork.
The owner of a former nightclub in Lincoln has been found guilty of putting the lives of staff and visitors at risk.
People who usually drive to work are being encouraged to leave their car at home and walk during national Walk to Work Week (May 11-15).
Lincolnshire Remembrance will be holding free learning resources workshops for teachers of Key Stages 1-3 on Saturday 9th May at Bishop Grosseteste University.
The Lincoln Castle Revealed project has won two prestigious awards from the CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) and the RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.)
A large selection of books, DVDs and other items will be up for grabs in a book sale at Louth Library starting from Friday 8 May. Books include children’s, adult fiction and non-fiction genres.
From Thursday 7 May, Cross Road at Langtoft will be closed to traffic to allow essential resurfacing work to take place.
Overnight closures as part of the Canwick Road improvement scheme will be suspended for the Bank Holiday weekend.
Lincolnshire’s chief fire and rescue officer, Dave Ramscar, spoke to the BBC this morning to provide an update on the ongoing rescue mission in Nepal.
On Wednesday 6 May, B1166 Hulls Drove at Shepeau Stow will close to traffic to allow essential resurfacing work to take place.
A ferocious T-Rex will be let loose at the Lincoln museum during a special night time celebration next month.
The bridge over Sincil Dyke at Tentercroft Street, Lincoln, has been removed as part of the East-West Link Road scheme.