The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.
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Next week, 6 - 10 October, is national Liftshare Week and the Access LN6 team at Lincolnshire County Council is encouraging drivers to consider sharing their journey with others.
An additional period of consultation on the future of Lincolnshire’s libraries launches on October 1st with a survey included for residents to submit their ideas.
Improvements on train services between Lincoln and Nottingham are expected from May 2015, thanks to a funding boost of more than £2 million, announced by the Secretary of State for Transport this week.
Balfour Beatty has been awarded the £10.5million contract to build the East-West Link Road in Lincoln.
Overnight resurfacing will take place on the A52 Addlethorpe junction with the C541 Addlethorpe Bypass from this evening, 29 September, for five nights from 7pm-7am.
Lincoln Castle will provide the setting for the Lincolnshire Sausage Festival, returning for its 12th year on Saturday 25 October between 10am to 4pm.
Spooky fun is the order of the day in a Halloween-themed story time session at Spalding Library.
Lincolnshire slimmers will be rewarded for their weight loss success at a ceremony in Horncastle on Friday 3 October.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is looking for enthusiastic men and women to join the on-call crew at Stamford Fire Station.
Lincolnshire County Council’s hirebike scheme has been further extended this week, with the launch of two new docking stations at Burton Waters.
Local businesses are being encouraged to be better prepared for emergencies that could affect their trade during a continuity week this October.
A new business event on Friday 10 October is offering a helping hand to Lincolnshire’s manufacturing firms.
Young people across Lincolnshire are being asked to choose which topics should be debated by the UK Youth Parliament in the House of Commons on 14 November.
Rasen Lane, Lincoln, will be closed for four days between 29th September and 2nd October while the road is resurfaced.
Latest news from the £20m Lincoln Castle improvement project is being unveiled today (23 September) in a conference promoting the benefits it will bring to Lincolnshire’s tourism.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is looking for enthusiastic men and women to join the on-call crew at Mablethorpe Fire Station.
Discover local dialect at Lincolnshire Day library events in Gainsborough and Louth with speaker Loretta Rivett
It may frit Frim Foak or even give them a meagrim but Linkisheere’s traditional dialect is more than just chitter n’ jabber - it’s proud heritage. And what better way to celebrate it than at local libraries for Lincolnshire Day?
Volunteers are being called to help bring Lincoln’s sole-surviving windmill to life.
Proposals have been submitted to build a new footway and cycle path along Station Road in North Hykeham this autumn.
The owner of Kubus in Spalding has been by prosecuted by Lincolnshire Trading Standards for selling non-duty paid and foreign labelled cigarettes.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards have successfully prosecuted the owner of Kubus in Lincoln for selling fake cigarettes and tobacco.
Raise your mugs in support of Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning at Lincoln, Spalding and Donington libraries
Local people are being urged to start the day by standing up to cancer as libraries hold coffee mornings in support of Macmillan.
When did you last get your eyes tested? National Eye Health Week, 22 - 28 September, is the perfect time to give your eyes a check-up.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is working more closely with East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) to respond to life-threatening emergencies.
The Access LN6 team at Lincolnshire County Council has graded how well bikes are locked up in Lincoln city centre.
Lincolnshire County Council’s hirebike scheme has been extended this week, with the launch of a new docking station at Skellingthorpe Community Centre.
Uncover lost history and help protect war memorials with training from Lincolnshire Remembrance project
Local people are being invited to help create a lasting legacy for Lincolnshire’s fallen by becoming war memorial guardians.
Part of Boston’s Tattershall Road will be closed for two days while resurfacing is carried out.
Young people affected by homelessness are taking part in a charity bike ride next week to raise funds for the Framework bike recycling project.
Jobseekers are being offering one-to-one advice at Holbeach Library.
The Waterside shopping centre is encouraging staff and shoppers to cycle more, by providing new cycle storage and staff showers on site.
A section of the B1192 at Hubberts Bridge, and the footpath which runs alongside it, will be resurfaced in September.
More than 1,000 people will be getting in the saddle over the next four weeks for the Lincs Cycle Challenge, which starts today (Monday 15 September).
Work to improve an existing footpath on the A156 at Knaith, near Gainsborough, will begin on Monday 29 September and last for approximately five weeks.
Lincolnshire’s important contribution to the development of jet and gas turbine propulsion will be revealed in a unique exhibition at the county’s archives on Saturday 27 September. Entry is Free.
Young people in Boston have been helping out in their local community as part of the Prince’s Trust Team programme, run by Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue.
Cyclists and pedestrians will benefit from a new cycle route through Boston, set to start in September and be completed by the end of October.
Investigations have revealed that a famous Lincoln tank is not quite what it seems.
Smokers can sign up to the national 28-day stop smoking challenge with local support from specialist advisors at Phoenix NHS Stop Smoking Service.