Ton of trouble at start of hare coursing season in South Holland

There have exactly 100 reports of hare coursing across the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian news area in the last four weeks, according to Lincolnshire Police.

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Tragic soldier’s ‘enthusiasm and humour touched all those that he worked with’

Friends and colleagues of a popular soldier who tragically died after collapsing while playing rugby have been paying tribute to a “one-off” character who always had a smile on his face.

Olivia Mae Woodward (19) who died from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in her halls of residence at Sheffield Hallam University on Sunday, September 18 EMN-160928-094454001

Family and friends raise awareness and funds after Olivia’s sudden death

Olivia’s family want to raise awareness of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) as well as raising funds for the Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) charity.

Pictured outside the Welham Street car park are, from left  SKDCs facilities and car park co-ordinator Jeanette Hedison, Coun Nick Craft, Peter Gravells, Grantham Chief Inspector Gary Stewart and Lincolnshire Police safer parking assessors Sally Picker and John Manuel.

Park Mark awarded to Grantham and Stamford car parks

Car parks in Grantham and Stamford have won another award recognising their safety and security.

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Syrian refugees arrive in Leicestershire as part of relocation scheme

Leicestershire has welcomed the first Syrian refugees to be housed in the county as part of a government relocation scheme – and Rutland will follow suit before the end of the year.

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Former teacher from Oakham to serve as naval officer after completing accelerated training programme

A former teacher from Oakham is set to swap the classroom for a career in the Royal Navy after completing an accelerated training programme.

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Travellers ordered to leave Stamford car park

Travellers who set up camp in a Stamford car park have been ordered to move on.

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Vote of no confidence in Leader of South Kesteven District Council fails

A vote of no confidence in the Leader of South Kesteven District Council failed last night.

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VIDEO: Freedom of the City parade is ‘Great Escape’ for RAF Wittering’s 100th anniversary

Swords drawn, bayonets fixed, a Hurricane and Spitfire flying overhead and The Great Escape theme playing in the background.

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South Kesteven District Council leader expected to face motion of no confidence

Moves are afoot to remove Bob Adams as leader of South Kesteven District Council.

Unemployment news.

Healthy outlook on South Holland jobs front as unemployment falls

The number of people claiming Jobseekers’ Allowance in South Holland has dropped by 4.5 per cent in the last year, according to the latest Government figures.

South Kesteven District Council news.

Forbidden fruit for green waste in the Deepings and Bourne

People in the Deepings and Bourne are being urged not to put food waste in council-supplied green bins.

SKDC have been awarded a DMUK award from the British Parking Association.Pictured from left are Coun Nick Craft, SKDCs Facilities and Car Park Co-Ordinator Jeanette Hedison, Peter Gravells from the British Parking Association and SKDCs Venues and Facilities Manager Paul Stokes with the DMUK accreditation.

Grantham and Stamford car parks win awards for high standards for disabled users

SKDC’s car parks in Stamford and Grantham have been acknowledged for excellent safety and accessibility standards for disabled users.


More Syrian refugees need rehoming by councils each and every month if UK is to hit 20,000 target, new report finds

More Syrian refugees will need to be found new home sin the UK each and every month if the UK Government is to hit its target of rehoming 20,000 by May 2020 the National Audit Office has announced today, Tuesday September 13.

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The new, free 105 number is aiming to support people who experience power cuts in their area.

Dial 105 for free in case of a power cut in South Holland area

People hit by power cuts in South Holland, Bourne, the Deepings and south of Boston can now report it using a free 105 number.

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Lincolnshire County Council repairs Stamford High Street

Repairs have been carried out to cracked and broken paving stones in Stamford.

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Opposition to housing plans

Residents opposed to plans for 190 new homes in their village held a protest picnic last week at the site of the proposed development.

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Owners must microchip their pets or face a possible �500 fine.

Reminder to get dogs microchipped in Bourne and the Deepings

Dog owners in the Deepings and Bourne are being reminded to get their pets microchipped or risk being handed a £500 fine.

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Lidl submits planning application for store in Oakham

A discount supermarket has submitted a planning application for a new store in Oakham.


Take clothes to charity shop - don’t put them in the bin

Householders in South Kesteven are being reminded to recycle their unwanted clothes or shoes at charity shops or at recycling points in the district, not in silver bins or clear bags at home.

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