The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.
Over three hundred young people from across Lincolnshire have taken part in competitions to promote safety on school transport.
The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) has been awarded £5,000 through Lincolnshire County Council’s Access LN6 programme in an attempt to reduce the barriers to sustainable travel.
Award-winning local produce will take centre stage during this year’s annual Discover Lincolnshire Weekend (Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 March 2014).
A county council survey is seeking your views and experiences to improve Lincolnshire’s mental health services.
To celebrate Commonwealth Day, the Chairman of Lincolnshire County Council will be raising one of 500 Commonwealth flags at 10.00am, Monday 10 March outside the East Gate of Lincoln Castle.
Grantham’s Gonerby Hillfoot Primary School has a new cycle shelter thanks to funding from the Sustrans Bike IT scheme.
The Department for Communities and Local Government has today opened the third round of the Coastal Communities Fund.
Retailers in Mablethorpe can access free training and a grant to help 'Retail Rejuvenate' their businesses
It has never been a tougher time to be trading on our coastal high streets - the pressures from the internet, supermarkets and national chains seems ever increasing, and hard times affect tourist spending too.
The issue of residents’ parking in Stamford has generated a great deal of concern with local people, and many in the town have criticised the length of time that it is taking to introduce such a scheme.
The Lincolnshire Master Gardeners programme is looking for volunteers in Gainsborough, Boston, Spilsby and Skegness to help others to grow their own grub.
Lincolnshire County Council and partners are taking steps to tackle youth homelessness and meet the needs of young people.
Lincoln’s most secretive historical site has had a revamp, giving visitors an even deeper look into the city’s ancient heritage.
Lincolnshire will be offering visitors the chance of a bargain break this spring by offering free entry to many of its top tourist attractions on 22 - 23 March.
As part of National Apprenticeship Week, a major Skills Show is being held at Springfield Events Centre, Spalding on 4 - 5 March.
Did you get married in Lincolnshire? Registered a birth or death? Had a civil partnership or become a citizen of the UK? Chances are one of the team of registration officers based in Lincolnshire will have helped you.
An objector to Lincolnshire County Council’s proposed Orders for the Lincoln East West Link Phase 1 has put forward an alternative proposal.
A free awareness session aimed at showing businesses how they can make better use of broadband is being held at Stoke Rochford Hall near Grantham on Friday 21 March.
Boston’s new St Botolph’s footbridge was officially unveiled on Friday 28 February 2014.
Businesses of any type in Mablethorpe and surrounding areas are invited to take join in a free two-day programme helping them explore what IT and the web could do for them.
Offers for places at secondary schools have been sent out to parents today. Of the 7530 offers made to secondary schools, 93% of children will receive their first preference school (7018 children).
Access LN6 are working in partnership with Stagecoach to increase the number of buses that operate on Services 44, 44a & 66 between Teal Park, the Doddington and Birchwood housing estates and Lincoln city centre.
Lincoln vicar speaks of her satisfaction with the outcome of a community resolution after her church became a local hot-spot for young people drinking and smoking.
Further information is being issued by the council’s Public Health team after advice was issued earlier in the week to schools and nurseries about scarlet fever.
Cash confiscated from convicted loan sharks has been awarded to 10 local projects in Lincolnshire, who have each received £250.
Lincolnshire primary school pupils will learn about healthy eating, creative cooking - and meet a Masterchef judge - in a competition to find the most popular and healthy school meal.
Designers, manufacturers, food production companies and colleges are to be shown how 3D technology can benefit them, during the launch of onlincolnshire’s latest venture at the University of Lincoln.
Work will take place on the A17 Cross Keys Swing Bridge (Sutton Bridge) overnight on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 March 2014, with the bridge being closed to vehicles between 7pm and 6am.
Residents can learn more about the early warning signs of ovarian and prostate cancer if they visit Gainsborough library on 3 March.
A new project is helping SMEs in Lincoln, Boston and East Lindsey reap the benefits of buying and supplying locally.
A section of Whisby Road in Lincoln will be closed over the few weekends between Friday 28 February to Monday 7 April.
Pedestrians should not be inconvenienced by the work, however, a two week closure of Bridge Street from 10th March will be required.
Lincolnshire is getting a £2.35million share of £250million of Government funding to bring better broadband to the hardest to reach places.
The Royal Air Force Museum will sign a memorandum of understanding with Lincolnshire County Council to help showcase the story of the RAF in Lincolnshire.
On Friday 21 February, at a meeting of the full council, independently recommended changes to councillors’ allowances were approved.
Changes to how drug and alcohol treatment services are provided have seen a significant increase in people accessing support and also those going on to give up drinking.
Boston’s new bridge will be lifted into position on Saturday 22 February, providing that the weather remains mild.
Lincolnshire County Council’s carbon neutral business zone (Canebuzo) in Long Sutton has been selected as one of four finalists in the Climate Week Awards.
Serco has been recommended to deliver support and customer services for Lincolnshire County Council, which would deliver savings of more than £14m over five years.
Resurfacing work will be carried out during April on West Elloe Bridge North, Spalding, starting Monday 7 April.
Sir David Attenborough visited The Collection, Lincoln to open a special celebration of the great Lincolnshire explorer, naturalist and botanist, Joseph Banks.