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Resurfacing planned on A16 at East Keal and junction with A155 at West Keal

23 October 2014

The A155 at West Keal will be closed for two nights for resurfacing work starting on Friday 24 October.

National Consumer Week

Love thy neighbour, stop that rogue trader! Video

23 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

Lincolnshire Trading Standards is raising awareness of doorstep crime as part of National Consumer Week 2014 (3 - 7 November).

Children's University Passport to Learning

University of Lincoln launches new Children's University

23 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

Local young people are being given a passport to better education with the launch of a new Children’s University.

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Olympic cyclist praises Access LN6 cycling push in Lincoln

23 October 2014

Double Olympic cycling medallist Bryan Steel has praised Lincolnshire County Council for the work they are doing to promote cycling in Lincoln.

Fire and Rescue aim high in charity ladder climb

23 October 2014

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue will once again be reaching great heights, as they take part in a charity ladder climb in aid of The Firefighters Charity on 25th Oct.


Improvements planned for Westborough Lane Bridge, Long Bennington, near Grantham

23 October 2014

From 17 November, Westborough Lane in Long Bennington will be closed so repairs to the bridge can be carried out.

Child with special educational needs or disability

New-look Family Services Directory is big hit with families

22 October 2014

New Family Services Directory (FSD) experiences a 32% increase in the number of pages viewed since its launch in September.


Self-help books on prescription scheme sees local success in Lincolnshire libraries

22 October 2014

Local libraries have been part of a successful first year for the national Reading Well: Books on Prescription scheme.

Louth Library story time

New time for pre-school story-time sessions at Louth Library

21 October 2014

Monday story-telling sessions at Louth Library have moved to a new time making it easier for pre-schoolers to attend.

Counterfeit goods

Counterfeit goods seller from Lincolnshire handed custodial sentence

21 October 2014

A market trader has been handed a 12-month prison sentence for producing and selling counterfeit products.

Tick Tock Test from Lincolnshire FIre and Rescue

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue urge residents to test their smoke alarms

21 October 2014 | Updated: 22 October 2014

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue wants you to check that your smoke alarm works when the clocks go back this weekend.

Libraries Consultation

Deadline approaching for Lincolnshire libraries consultation

21 October 2014

People have just over a week left to share their ideas for making savings within local library services.


One day closure planned for High Street, Great Gonerby, near Grantham

20 October 2014

A pedestrian crossing on the High Street in Great Gonerby will be closed for one day for improvements.


Meet the beasties at Lincoln Central Library in creepy crawly half-term family event

20 October 2014

Families looking to complete their home life with an unusual pet are being invited to meet a range of exotic animals at Lincoln Central Library.

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Autumnal stories, poems, rhymes and craft activities at Mablethorpe Library half-term event

20 October 2014

Youngsters are being invited to enjoy the delights of autumn in a special free event at Mablethorpe Library on Friday 24 October.

3D image of The Prodigal Son marble sculpture, Lincoln3DScans, Oliver Laric

Discover the creative future of 3D scanning and printing technology at The Collection in Lincoln

20 October 2014

The world-changing potential of 3D printing is being revealed in an event at The Collection in Lincoln.


A631 Willingham Hill to close for reconstruction work

20 October 2014

Four days of reconstruction work will take place on the A631 North Willingham Hill, near Market Rasen, from Tuesday, 4 November.


Resurfacing planned for A17, Holbeach

17 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

The A17 junction with Foxes Low Road will be closed for five nights for resurfacing, starting Monday.

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Enjoy tricks and treats at Louth Library Halloween event

17 October 2014

Pop down to Louth Library on Monday 27 October for some spooky fun this Halloween.

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Lincolnshire's young filmmakers recognised at awards

16 October 2014

Jim Broadbent, patron of the LAFTAs Film Awards, celebrates the achievements of Lincolnshire’s film makers of the future at the Engine Shed in Lincoln on Monday 20 October 2014.

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Lincolnshire schools switching off for energy savings

16 October 2014

Schools across the county will turn off the lights for the Switch-off Challenge on Friday, 21 November

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Diversions in place near John Adams Way, Boston

16 October 2014

Overnight tonight (16/10/14 from 7pm to 6am) there will be a right-turn ban on John Adams Way heading east over Haven Bridge at junction with South End.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Fire Engine

Could you be an on-call firefighter in Lincolnshire? Video

16 October 2014

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are looking for new recruits to join the team at Binbrook Fire Station.

Halloween pumpkin

Spooky stories and creepy crafts Halloween events at Lincoln libraries

14 October 2014

Get in a ghoulish-mood with some spooky fun at your local library this half-term.


Resurfacing planned for A16 Ulceby Cross roundabout

14 October 2014

The A16 Ulceby Cross roundabout will be closed for six nights for resurfacing, starting Monday.


Road works planned for Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln

14 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

Temporary traffic lights will be in place on Birchwood Avenue for two weeks while a pedestrian crossing is improved.


Happy Birthday Crowland Library

13 October 2014 | Updated: 14 October 2014

Crowland Library will celebrate four decades in its current purpose-built premises on Saturday 18 October.

John Adams Way Boston

Final two weeks of work on John Adams Way, Boston, to be carried out overnight

13 October 2014

Ongoing improvements to Boston’s John Adams Way will now be made overnight in order to minimise inconvenience to local residents

Sky Ride Launch

Access LN6 launch park and bike scheme in Lincoln

13 October 2014

The first official park and bike scheme in Lincoln has been launched this week to encourage commuters to park on the outskirts of Lincoln city centre, and cycle to work.


Work planned for pedestrian crossing on Horsegate / Linchfield Road junction, Deeping St James

13 October 2014

Temporary two-way traffic lights will be in place on Horsegate, Deeping St James for a week while a pedestrian crossing is improved.

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Charity Framework sells recycled bikes

13 October 2014 | Updated: 13 October 2014

Recycled bikes are being sold to people affected by homelessness this week, to raise funds for bike recycling schemes across Lincolnshire.

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Resurfacing planned for A153 Bull Ring, Horncastle

10 October 2014

Starting Monday 13 October, the A153 Bull Ring at Horncastle will be closed for four nights for resurfacing.


Warm welcome for new manufacturing conference

10 October 2014 | Updated: 14 October 2014

More than 120 local business people turned out for a new event offering a helping hand to Lincolnshire’s manufacturing firms - and joined county schools in seeing the car aiming to break the land speed record.

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Stay warm and well this winter in Lincolnshire with Responders to Warmth

10 October 2014 | Updated: 13 October 2014

Lincolnshire residents are being reminded of a scheme which is offering help and support to keep warm and heat their homes this winter.

World War One re-enactors 'Time Tarts' will perform

Remembrance project staging live history WW1 re-enactment in Lincoln

10 October 2014

The Lincolnshire Remembrance project is staging a live history event in Lincoln’s City Square on Saturday 18th October to recreate a frontline WW1 experience.

Children at the Weston Hills School

Children reassured everyone is safe and sound

9 October 2014

The United States Air Force, Royal Air Force and Lincolnshire Police today visited children at the Weston Hills Church of England Primary School, after a US aircraft crashed nearby yesterday.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Fire Engine

Sign up to be an on-call firefighter at Crowland Fire Station Video

9 October 2014

If you have ever thought about joining the service, live in the area and want to find out more, come along to the recruitment event on Tuesday 14 October, 7.30pm-9.30pm.

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Parking scheme is one step closer for Stamford residents

9 October 2014

A parking permit scheme for Stamford town centre residents is one step closer after Lincolnshire County Council considered the necessary traffic regulation orders this week.


Works taking place over eight weeks on Springfield Road, Grantham

9 October 2014

Essential works will take place on Springfield Road, Grantham, over the next eight weeks, meaning various traffic restrictions will be in place.

Resurfacing roadworks

Resurfacing works planned for Grantham area during October

8 October 2014

Patching and resurfacing will be carried out on a number of Grantham roads starting this week.


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