The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.
Get a glimpse into Lincoln’s hidden past as a unique part of the city’s heritage is opened up to visitors.
Traffic restrictions affecting Lincoln High Street starting on 7 March to allow Network Rail footbridge construction to start
New long term traffic arrangements will take effect from Monday 9 March, as Network Rail starts major construction work for the new pedestrian footbridge over the level crossing on the High Street, Lincoln.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards is warning residents in Kirton to be on their guard following reports of a telephone scam.
Visitors will have the chance to visit many of Lincolnshire’s top tourist attractions for free next month.
Work is due to start on construction of Phase 3 of the new footway/cycleway which will eventually run from Wyberton to Kirton to enable cyclists to be able to enjoy travelling along this stretch of road more safety.
Local people will be given the opportunity to voice their thoughts on Lincolnshire’s heritage, thanks to a grant from Arts Council England.
Cyclists who want to build their confidence on the road are encouraged to take advantage of Access LN6’s adult cycle training, before the price increases on 1 April 2015.
A free Retail Rejuvenation workshop could help retailers in Lincolnshire’s coastal area to reach the next level.
Lincolnshire’s library service is introducing a more modern and user-friendly online catalogue.
The previous owner of a corner shop in Grantham and his assistant have been prosecuted by Lincolnshire Trading Standards for selling illegal and counterfeit tobacco.
Offers for places at secondary schools have been made available to parents today. Of the 7,507 offers made to secondary schools, 93% of children will receive their first preference school (6,948 children).
Lincolnshire County Council, in partnership with Stagecoach and PC Coaches, has launched a campaign to encourage more car drivers to use the bus.
A new £3m fund will help kick-start the revival of at-risk coastal heritage - potentially creating opportunities for new businesses and jobs.
Three popular authors will visit Lincoln Central Library to talk about their work and experiences at two events in March.
Four authors will be giving talks at The Collection in Lincoln over the coming weeks.
Parents who have applied online for their child to start at secondary school in September can collect their offer from Monday, 2 March 2015. The county council will post offer letters to parents using a paper form on the same day.
Construction is due to start on 9 March of a new pedestrian crossing on the A15 Bourne Road, just north of the junction of Fen Road and Northorpe Road.
The long awaited date for the public inquiry for the Lincoln Eastern Bypass has been announced by the Department for Transport (DfT).
Rail passengers using Lincoln Central and Hykeham Station will soon be enjoying extra services and quicker journeys.
Resurfacing work scheduled to take place on Lumley Road has been suspended since Wednesday 29 January due to continuing poor weather conditions has now been rescheduled to be completed week commencing Monday 2 March
Several roadwork schemes will take place at the same time on A52 Sleaford Road, Boston between Lister Way and Brothertoft Road.
Designated transport areas and free transport to grammar schools are discretionary
A father and his two sons were handed prison sentences at Lincoln Crown Court on 19 February for selling counterfeit clothing in Ingoldmells.
Members of Lincolnshire County Council have agreed the budget for the next financial year, which will see the first increase in the council’s share of the council tax for five years.
A spectacular new show is bringing together treasures from around the world - each with a special Lincolnshire connection.
If you have autism and would like to help people understand how it affects you personally, Lincolnshire Autism Partnership is inviting you to share your experience for an event in Lincoln on World Autism Day.
Lincolnshire County Council is planning to establish new contracts to deliver better home care and community supported living services within the county.
Have some free time and looking for a new challenge? Why not help preserve one of England’s rarest natural habitats in Lincolnshire.
Temporary traffic lights will be in three-way operation on Friday 20th and Monday 23rd February between 9am and 3pm at the Washingborough Road junction.
Work to replace several loose manholes and ironwork on Newark Road, Lincoln (between Brant Road and Doddington Road) will start at 7pm on Monday 23 February, and continue over five nights until 28 February.
A project giving new life to a vast archive revealing 150 years of Lincolnshire’s unique engineering heritage is celebrating its successes to date.
An independent charity helping to solve crimes and track down criminals will be on hand at Sleaford Library next month.
Coronation Street and Emmerdale fans will see a slice of real-life drama in a series of prime-time television adverts which aim to encourage more people to become foster carers.
A man has been found guilty at Lincoln Crown Court today (13 February) for possessing and selling dangerous part-worn tyres.
Resurfacing work scheduled to take place on Lumley Road has been suspended since Wednesday 29 January due to poor weather conditions.
Willoughby Road, Boston will have partial closures due to upcoming street lighting works, starting on 23 February.
Youngsters’ imaginations are being fired up thanks to a new book club at Mablethorpe Library.
Rising passenger numbers have fuelled another record-breaking year for Lincolnshire County Council’s CallConnect bus service.
Unique documents from the nationally recognised Lincolnshire Archives are being highlighted in a new series of weekly events.
Books, DVDs and Blu-Rays are to go on sale at Sleaford Library.