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Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

13 January 2017
Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

13 January 2017

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).


VIDEO: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Sleaford

20 November 2016
VIDEO: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Sleaford

VIDEO: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Sleaford

20 November 2016

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn spelled out his party’s three-pronged approach to saving the NHS when he visited Sleaford today (Sunday).


VIDEO: Health minister Jeremy Hunt visits Lincolnshire and talks about future of local health services and backs Tory by-election candidate

11 November 2016
VIDEO: Health minister Jeremy Hunt visits Lincolnshire and talks about future of local health services and backs Tory by-election candidate

VIDEO: Health minister Jeremy Hunt visits Lincolnshire and talks about future of local health services and backs Tory by-election candidate

11 November 2016

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP has given a video interview to The Sleaford Standard on visiting the town to lend his support to the new Tory candidate in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.


RAF Coningsby jets help ‘unresponsive’ Mexican passenger aircraft

29 October 2016
RAF Coningsby jets help ‘unresponsive’ Mexican passenger aircraft

RAF Coningsby jets help ‘unresponsive’ Mexican passenger aircraft

29 October 2016

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby were called into action to help a passenger plane in difficulties while flying from France to Iceland.


Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

16 September 2016
Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

16 September 2016

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.


Mental health trust for Lincolnshire reports problems with its phone lines

07 September 2016
Mental health trust for Lincolnshire reports problems with its phone lines

Mental health trust for Lincolnshire reports problems with its phone lines

07 September 2016

A Lincolnshire NHS Trust responsible for mental health, learning disability and social care has announced it is currently experiencing problems with its phone lines in the Sleaford area where it is based, with a handful of services unable to make or receive external calls.


New helicopter formally accepted by air ambulance charity

06 July 2016
New helicopter formally accepted by air ambulance charity

New helicopter formally accepted by air ambulance charity

06 July 2016

Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance charity have formally accepted the new, state-of-the-art Agusta Westland 169 helicopter to become its workhorse of the skies above the county this year.


1200 people turn out to commemorate Somme centenary at Lincoln Castle

01 July 2016
1200 people turn out to commemorate Somme centenary at Lincoln Castle

1200 people turn out to commemorate Somme centenary at Lincoln Castle

01 July 2016

People turned out in their droves early this morning to commemorate 100 years since the Battle of the Somme at Lincoln Castle.


Sleaford MP backs Theresa May to be next Prime Minister

01 July 2016
Sleaford MP backs Theresa May to be next Prime Minister

Sleaford MP backs Theresa May to be next Prime Minister

01 July 2016

MP for Sleaford Stephen Phillips has spoken in favour of Theresa May’s bid in the leadership contest to become the next Prime Minister and Leader of the Conservative Party.


The show remembers - poignant sculpture depicting First World War casualties is centrepiece on County Council’s Lincolnshire Show stand

22 June 2016
The show remembers - poignant sculpture depicting First World War casualties is centrepiece on County Council’s Lincolnshire Show stand

The show remembers - poignant sculpture depicting First World War casualties is centrepiece on County Council’s Lincolnshire Show stand

22 June 2016

Visitors to day one of the Lincolnshire Show have been taking in a nationally acclaimed life-size sculpture, depicting seven First World War fire fighters blinded by gas being led to medical help.


Meet ‘The Beast’ - part of the county’s new winter gritting fleet

21 June 2016
Meet ‘The Beast’ - part of the county’s new winter gritting fleet

Meet ‘The Beast’ - part of the county’s new winter gritting fleet

21 June 2016

Lincolnshire County Council will be unveiling it’s latest generation of gritter lorries - nicknamed ‘The Beast’ - at the Lincolnshire Show.


Bogus callers claiming to be from the county council

17 June 2016
Bogus callers claiming to be from the county council

Bogus callers claiming to be from the county council

17 June 2016

Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers are warning residents to be on their guard for bogus calls after a number of people have reported being called by someone claiming to be with the county council.


UPDATE - Dancing dog duo Lucy and Trip from Billingborough voted through to Britain’s Got Talent final on wild card place

27 May 2016
UPDATE - Dancing dog duo Lucy and Trip from Billingborough voted through to Britain’s Got Talent final on wild card place

UPDATE - Dancing dog duo Lucy and Trip from Billingborough voted through to Britain’s Got Talent final on wild card place

27 May 2016

Billingborough’s dancing dog duo, Lucy Heath and Trip Hazard may not have been voted through in last night’s (Thursday) Britain’s Got Talent semi-final but the viewing public have voted them through as a wild card entry.


New Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner to appoint deputy

25 May 2016
New Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner to appoint deputy

New Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner to appoint deputy

25 May 2016

Newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, Marc Jones has announced his plan to appoint a Deputy.


Deputy Leader of Lincolnshire County Council appointed commissioner at Rotherham Council

11 May 2016
Deputy Leader of Lincolnshire County Council appointed commissioner at Rotherham Council

Deputy Leader of Lincolnshire County Council appointed commissioner at Rotherham Council

11 May 2016

The deputy leader of Lincolnshire County Council is to become the new Commissioner for children’s social care at Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.


Consultation planned for Lincolnshire devolution proposals

04 May 2016
Consultation planned for Lincolnshire devolution proposals

Consultation planned for Lincolnshire devolution proposals

04 May 2016

A series of public consultation events is set to take place in the county on plans for devolution of powers to Greater Lincolnshire.


Billingborough pooch Trip melts hearts in Britain’s Got Talent

15 April 2016
Billingborough pooch Trip melts hearts in Britain’s Got Talent

Billingborough pooch Trip melts hearts in Britain’s Got Talent

15 April 2016

A dancing dog and his trainer from Billingborough have melted the heart of Simon Cowell in the first show of the new series of Britain’s Got Talent.


Alan Hardwick will not stand for re-election as Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner as his bid to up force’s precept is approved

05 February 2016
Alan Hardwick will not stand for re-election as Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner as his bid to up force’s precept is approved

Alan Hardwick will not stand for re-election as Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner as his bid to up force’s precept is approved

05 February 2016

Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Panel has approved the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Council Tax proposal to increase its share of the Council Tax bill by just under two per cent - as he also announces he will not be standing for re-election this May.


Police warning after man tries to use fake £20 notes in Folkingham shops

14 December 2015
Police warning after man tries to use fake £20 notes in Folkingham shops

Police warning after man tries to use fake £20 notes in Folkingham shops

14 December 2015

Shop staff are being warned to be on their guard against being passed fake money over the Christmas rush.


Shop local and support Small Business Saturday

03 December 2015
Shop local and support Small Business Saturday

Shop local and support Small Business Saturday

03 December 2015

The third annual Small Business Saturday event takes place this weekend and organisers are hoping it will be the best yet.


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