The latest news from Lincolnshire County Council on schools, roads, transport, tourism, housing, planning, environment, health, social care and councillors.
Hundreds of children have already signed up to take part in the Summer Reading Challenge at Lincolnshire libraries - and there’s still plenty of time to join in.
Kate Friday, a teenager from Derby, today sent a poignant warning to other teenagers that domestic abuse is not acceptable.
Following the demolition of the former Gadsby’s building on the corner of High Street and Tentercroft Street to make way for a new junction, a wealth of history has been uncovered deep below the surface giving a unique look at the site going back to Roman times.
Nearly 100 bikes have been donated to a project aimed at giving unemployed people access to transport
Cycle Recycle teaches unemployed people in the Lincoln area useful cycle maintenance skills as they restore and repair donated cycles.
Residents in Lincoln and North Kesteven can be assured that if they ask their local Chinese restaurant what allergens are in specific dishes - they will receive an accurate and comprehensive answer.
Residents in Spalding are being invited to come along and meet their local firefighters when Spalding Fire Station holds an open day on Saturday 8th August, from 10am until 4pm.
The first new community hub - including library services - has opened its doors to the public, with more to follow in the coming weeks.
A High Court judge has dismissed a legal challenge against plans for a new-look library service on all grounds.
More than a quarter of a million miles were clocked up as Lincolnshire cyclists rose to the challenge
Last month 738 people from 67 companies and organisations across the county saddled up to take part in the 2015 Lincs Cycle Challenge organised by the county council’s Access Lincoln project.
Doorstep crime specialist and retired West Yorkshire Police Detective Chief Superintendent Brian Steele, has today visited Lincolnshire to meet the people behind ‘Operation Repeat’.
Nearly 500 people chose to take one of Lincoln’s hire bikes for a spin in June, smashing last year’s records.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards is continuing to crack down on DNP sellers in Lincolnshire.
Temperatures may be rising but travel costs are set to fall for many CallConnect passengers this summer.
The Brazenose Lane Crossroads between the A6121 and the A1175 will be resurfaced on 27 July.
A number of objectors to Lincolnshire County Council’s proposed Orders for the Lincoln Eastern Bypass have put forward six alternative proposals.
Tourism is booming in Lincolnshire, bringing billion-pound benefits to the county economy.
Booking is now open for the latest series of workshops at Lincoln Castle’s Heritage Skills Centre.
With the summer holidays now upon us, Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is sending out a plea to young people to stay safe whilst out exploring.
An eight-year-old from Lincoln has become the proud owner of a new bike, after winning a quiz about protecting the environment and flooding at the Lincolnshire Show.
On Saturday 8 August, Lincoln Central Library is hosting a talk by writer Anna Chilvers.
Lincolnshire Remembrance, in partnership with Coastal Boston is putting on an exhibition to showcase what life was like for people in Boston and the surrounding area during times of conflict.
On Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 July, Lincoln Castle will be hosting a Grand Tudor Royal Pageant.
Repairs to the footpath will begin on Monday 27 July on Lincoln’s Mint Street and last for approximately five nights.
Tawney Street in Boston will be closed from 27 July to 30 August to enable the replacement of traffic signals and improvements to the footpath and carriageway on Tawney Street and Wide Bargate.
A new £3m fund will help kick-start the revival of at-risk coastal heritage - potentially creating opportunities for new businesses and jobs.
The Ministry of Justice has revealed plans on how it proposes to reshape the provision of court and tribunal services across the UK.
There’s a host of activities, events and places to visit for all the family to enjoy during the summer holidays.
Residents and commuters are being encouraged to get online to check what roadworks are taking place across the county.
A StreetGames Festival offering thrills, competitions and new activities for youngsters to try, will take place from 11am to 16.30pm, 24 July at Lincoln Christ’s Hospital School, Wragby Road, Lincoln. Team registration opens at 10am.
The new-and-improved Lincoln Castle has hit 100,000 visitors - just three months after opening its gates.
As well as the Record Breakers Summer Reading Challenge there are lots of other activities happening at libraries across the County, so join in the fun at your local library this summer….
A programme of resurfacing will take place on the A52, A15 and A57, at five sites between July and September. The works will ensure that the roads will have a longer lasting, more durable surface, avoiding the need for future unscheduled works which cause greater disruption.
One-hundred-and-fifty young people are receiving a prestigious award from the Lord Lieutenant for Lincolnshire, Mr Toby Dennis, after learning how to handle emergencies and help others.
If you fancy yourself as the next Indiana Jones then The Collection’s Archaeology Day in association with Heritage Lincolnshire might just be what you are looking for!
Drainage repairs are planned for Low Road, Spalding between 20 and 22 July, and repairs to the footpath and carriageway at Halmergate will take place from 23 July to 12 August. Carriageway patching will take place at Low Road, Spalding on 28 July.
On Tuesday 7 July, Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue was called to tackle a fire involving 4,000 bales of mixed household refuse and shredded carpets.
Grants of up to £2,500 are available to allow Lincoln accommodation and tourism businesses to better promote cycling and public transport as an alternative means of travel within the city and LN6 areas.
An exciting new work of art by contemporary artist Gerard Williams is now showing on top of the Usher Gallery in Lincoln.
An iconic beach hut, which became the emblem of the Mablethorpe and Sutton-on-Sea Bathing Beauties Festival, is to be replaced with a more robust structure.
Lincolnshire Trading Standards is encouraging residents to get talking as they support the Citizen’s Advice Bureau’s Scam Awareness Month.