The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.
Children and young people can look forward to improved services and provision for special educational needs and disability (SEND) from September.
Mablethorpe Technology Hub is expanding into new premises due to its popularity with the local community.
A team of keen volunteers took part in training to monitor the health of chalk streams in the Lincolnshire Wolds this weekend on 30 and 31 August.
Accidental fires in the county are down 38%, but more can be done so Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have launched a new online checklist that can help make your home a safer place.
With a new-look Lincoln Castle now less than a year away, local businesses are being helped to prepare for a tourism boost with an Epic Centre conference.
A new planning application has been submitted to build a bridge for pedestrians, cyclists and equestrians that would span over the proposed Lincoln Eastern Bypass to the south of Hawthorn Road.
The Canadian Lancaster is grounded at Durham Tees Valley due to engine issues, the RAF has confirmed.
Bookworms in Spalding could win big by taking part in a criminally novel challenge. The town’s library is offering the chance to scoop £100, a signed book and a meeting with a top female crime writer.
During these closures, to lay a new road surface, traffic will be diverted from Holdingham roundabout at Sleaford via the A15 and A52 to Bicker Bar roundabout, and vice versa.
The official opening of one of the most energy efficient commercial premises in the UK takes place in Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, on Friday 12 September.
Lincolnshire County Council’s SCoRE project has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the national campaign to find Britain’s greenest companies, councils and communities.
Contractors working on behalf of Lincolnshire County Council will complete some repairs to Newark Road, Lincoln, in early September.
Lincolnshire County Council will be carrying out overnight resurfacing works on roads entering Boston Market Place for two nights.
A Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue initiative has inspired a team of young people from Lincoln to improve their future prospects and make a positive contribution to the local community.
Despite warnings of a national dip in performance levels from the government’s qualifications watchdog, OfQUAL, GCSE results in Lincolnshire have held up this year.
Children visiting The Collection, in Lincoln this summer have been busy with their entries for a giant flag colouring competition.
Heritage Skills Centre to partner with the University of Leicester and English Heritage on new training programme
A new programme of short courses for those working in the heritage sector is being launched by the University of Leicester and the Heritage Skills Centre in partnership with English Heritage this autumn.
Lincoln’s short-term bike hire scheme - hirebike - celebrates its first birthday this week (22 August), and to mark the occasion, Lincolnshire County Council has officially launched five new docking stations and introduced more bikes.
A group of young cadets from Lincoln have taken part in the ‘Toughest Young Fire Crew Challenge’, a national competition testing them in challenging scenarios.
A group of young people from Grantham have swapped their summer for sports and shovels as part of Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue’s Prince’s Trust programme.
Celebrate Elmer's 25th birthday at Spalding Library with pre-school Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Parade
Youngsters from birth to age four are being invited to celebrate the 25th birthday of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant with a special event at Spalding Library.
Lincolnshire County Council is warning the public to look out for fraud in their community after a conviction in Lincoln .
A new slipway at Hubberts Bridge is helping people make the most of Lincolnshire’s waterways.
A pilot study is being conducted in Boston in a bid to improve traffic flow in the town.
Provisional A-level results from 37 out of 38 sixth forms show an increase in higher level passes and twelve schools with a 100% pass rate.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards is warning local residents to be wary of cold callers who claim to represent a loan company.
A fire occurred at the Sleaford Waste Transfer Station on Pride Parkway, Sleaford, on Monday 11th August at around 6pm.
Lincolnshire County Council will carry out surface dressing on the A158 at Bullington, near to Rand Farm Park on Saturday 16th August and is due to be completed by midday.
Lincolnshire County Council will carry out surface dressing on Newark Road (A1434) in North Hykeham, between the junction with Moor Lane and the A46 roundabout, on Sunday 17th August.
Lincolnshire’s 48 children’s centres continue to thrive and provide excellent support for young children from birth to five and their families despite claims that the number of centres had almost halved.
Work will start on a scheme to widen the A16 near Clay Lake, Spalding, in order to build a new right-hand turn lane.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards has been working with pupils at the University Academy Holbeach to educate them about borrowing and lending money safely.
The number of passengers at Hykeham Train Station has more than doubled in the last four years, according to recent statistics from Access LN6.
(Latest update: 16:45 8/8/14)
Lincolnshire County Council has been awarded £350,000 from the Department for Transport to encourage more people to travel sustainably.
Lincoln Castle is hosting special outdoor screenings of two classic films this September.
Local people affected by homelessness are learning bike maintenance skills through a four week bike recycling project delivered by Framework, Access LN6 and Sustrans.
A private security firm has been appointed to help the county council as it enforces byelaws relating to overnight parking in coastal country car parks, including Huttoft Car Terrace.
Pharmacists in Lincoln, Boston and Spalding will use ‘scratch cards’ to ask simple questions in a project designed to help people enjoy a drink without unwittingly putting themselves at risk.
The A6121 Stamford Road in Carlby will be closed for two days of resurfacing work from Wednesday 13 August. A sign posted diversion route will be in place via the A151, A15, A1175 and A6121 and vice versa.