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Resurfacing works under way for Colsterworth roundabouts

Improvement works to carry out essential maintenance of the existing highway at Colsterworth started yesterday (Monday).

Transport
The Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance crew are one of the first UK air ambulances to deliver life-saving blood transfusions.

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance crew to deliver life-saving blood transfusions

After months of preparation and training, the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance is now carrying blood on board their Ambucopter, becoming one of only six UK air ambulance charities to offer on-site blood transfusion.

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Nissan LEAF:

Lincs police to trial electric cars in quest to be ‘greenest force’

Electric cars are being trialled in Lincolnshire as part of a drive by the police and crime commissioner to create the “greenest” police force in the UK.

Crime
Lance corporal Laura Howarth with explosive search dog Sam

National award for Army bomb search dog

A brave military dog who was injured while helping the British Army search for explosives in Afghanistan has won a national award.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Police investigating break-in at Pointon church

A church in Pointon has been broken into and items stolen.

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Gill Blanchard at the Family History Day at Deeping Community Library. By Lee Helllwing

Event helps people trace family lineage

People were given advice on how to trace their ancestors at Deeping Community Library with the help of an expert on family history.

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Diggles

Popular jewellers starts its closing down sales drive

Popular local jewellers, Stephen Diggle Jewellers, based in High Street, Oakham has announced that it will close its doors for the last time this Christmas, as Elaine Diggle gets set for retirement.

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Charity urges festive saving

Charity urges festive saving

A debt charity is urging people across Stamford, Bourne, Oakham and The Deepings to starting saving for Christmas so they can stay out of the red.

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Join Team Anna’s Hope for Great Eastern Run

There is still time to enter the Perkins Great Eastern Run Half Marathon or Anna’s Hope 5K Fun Run and join Team Anna’s Hope to make a difference to children with a brain tumour.

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North Luffenham Produce Show 2017. By Lee Hellwing.

Bumper year for village show

There was a bumper number of entries to this years’s North Luffenham Garden Club 
Autumn Show, where fruit, 
vegetables, flowers and 
potted plants were on display.

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Community news.

Put Angel Fair into your diary

For the last two days in November the grounds of Elton Hall will be transformed into a Winter wonderland, hosting a wide variety of high-end Christmas stalls to inspire and complete your seasonal shopping list.

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Teenager Brooke Peverell with members of Stamford Sings!

Singer’s tribute song for youngster

Teenager Brooke Peverell with members of Stamford Sings! Pic: Guy Peverell

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The final design of Bourne Dimension Skatepark on the Abbey Lawn, by Wheelscape.

Decision day for skatepark plans

Councillors are being asked to approve plans for a £250,000 skatepark nearly 30 years after the idea was first raised.

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Green bin fees to raise £220,000

Green bin fees to raise £220,000

Residents are to be charged for green bin collections after councillors agreed to a fee for the service from April 2018.

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Young readers get their reward

Young readers get their reward

More than 70 children have been presented with awards after completing a library’s summer reading scheme.

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Builder’s auction raises £650 to help fund charities’ work

Builder’s auction raises £650 to help fund charities’ work

A generous housebuilder has put goods under the hammer to raise £650 to help boost the work of two charities.

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Tixover House Care Home sitdance session. By Lee Hellwing.

Residents enjoy sit down dance session

Care home residents “thoroughly enjoyed” their visit from the creator a dance of which is completed sitting down.

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Youngsters receive certifcates for completing the Summer Reading Challenge

Mayor praises young readers

Youngsters who completed a reading challenge received certifcates from a children’s author.

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Stephen Leeson who won an award for his pork pies at PieFest in Melton Mowbray. By Lee Hellwing

Butcher’s pork pies scoop accolade

A butcher is celebrating after coming up trumps in a pork pie competition.

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Battle of Britain parade to be held

Battle of Britain parade to be held

A church service and parade to honour the heroes of the Battle of Britain is to be held.

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