Author

Village church gets £10,000 lottery funding to prove it is a medieval masterpiece

An historically significant parish church has been gifted £10,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop a £1.7million project to make it a regional and national tourist destination and community resource.

News
Coun Steph Dale. EMN-170727-171905001

Sleaford’s transgender councillor hits out at President Trump’s ruling against trans people in the US military

Sleaford and Lincolnshire’s first openly transgender town councillor has warned the impact of President Donald Trump’s decision to ban trans-sexuals from the US military could be ‘catastrophic’.

News
Accident news EMN-170726-103010001

Serious crash involving lorry and car shuts A52 in both directions

A serious collision between a car and a lorry has closed the A52 between the A15 and Haceby Road.

Transport
Alford Beavers and Cubs have been working towards their Community Impact Badge by helping the police deliver home security packs. ANL-170727-063135001

Beavers and Cubs help keep homes safe in Alford

Beavers and Cubs in Alford have been helping the police to keep the community safe by delivering security packs.

News
Lincolnshire Police Deputy Chief Constable Craig Naylor. EMN-170727-125141001

Lincolnshire Deputy Chief Constable says number of incidents requiring use of force demonstrates the difficult situations his officers face daily

Lincolnshire’s Deputy Chief Constable has said he is unsurprised by figures released under new government rules revealing the number of times force is used by police officers on suspects in the county.

Crime
The Fisher Price car seat.

Argos recalls Mamas and Papas and Fisher Price baby car seats

Argos has recalled three baby car seats because they fail to meet fire safety regulations.

Business
Scammers

Police warning after woman almost conned out of £370 in PPI scam

Local police in the Metheringham area are warning householders to be on their guard against scam phone callers after a woman resident was almost conned out of £370 in an insurance scam.

Crime
Emergency

Electrical box fire in Sleaford town centre precinct

An electrical box fire in Sleaford town centre last night (Wednesday) needed attention from the local fire crew.

News
Flooding at property in Welbourn

Flooding at property in Welbourn

Firefighters were called to a report of flooding in a property at Welbourn yesterday morning (Wednesday).

News
Dunston Beck viewed from the air. EMN-170720-160350001

River project’s £50,000 award

A Sleaford area village will be better protected from flooding thanks to a new £137,000 natural flood scheme.

Environment
Michael Baines.

England call-up for golfer Michael

Young golfer Michael Baines has been called up to represent the England Schooboys team - despite being just 13 years old.

More Sport
Mareham Pastures car park to be closed at nights. EMN-170726-111157001

Nature reserve car park in Sleaford to be locked after vandalism

The car park of a Sleaford local nature reserve is to be barred at nights after a series of acts of vandalism and antisocial behaviour.

Environment
A temporary footbridge has been erected at Sleaford railway station for passengers during refurbishments works, but the district council has received complaints about noisy night time work by Network Rail engineers. EMN-170726-174622001

Council receives complaints about noisy workers disturbing neighbours overnight during Sleaford railway station refurbishment

Slumbering Sleaford residents were treated to a rude awakening overnight by noisy engineers working on refurbishing the pedestrian footbridge at the railway station.

Transport
Business

Foreign investors bring £170m investment to Greater Lincolnshire

New figures have revealed that Greater Lincolnshire attracted over £170m in foreign business investment last year – a 20 per cent increase on the previous year.

News
New figures released on use of force by Lincolnshire Police - handcuffs being put on. EMN-170726-142201001

Lincolnshire Police reveal 64 officers injured while using force to detain people within the space of three months this year

A total of 64 Lincolnshire Police officers have been injured while having to use force to restrain people within the space of three months this year, according to new reporting figures released today (Wednesday).

Crime
The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Lincolnshire contestants

The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Lincolnshire contestants

The producers of a TV survival show are looking for Lincolnshire adventurers to test their skills in the wilderness.

Arts
Stock image - Money STO-170630-141700001

Shop keepers in Lincolnshire warned about man trying to use fake Scottish £20 notes

Shop keepers in Lincolnshire are being warned to beware of attempts to use fake Scottish notes.

Crime
Police summer engagement events come to Heckington Show

Police summer engagement events come to Heckington Show

Lincolnshire Police will have a presence at the Heckington Show this weekend as part of a series of public engagement events over the summer.

News
Football

Tonight: Watch Manchester United youth team in Lincoln for just £5

Football fans in Lincolnshire have a rare opportunity to see some of the country’s top young stars playing on their doorstep tonight (Wednesday).

News
Accident

Two vehicle collision at Digby overnight

Emergency services were called at midnight last night (Tuesday) to a two vehicle collision at Digby.

Transport
Load more