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UPDATE: Times for Flying Scotsman passing through Lincolnshire tomorrow (Saturday) have changed

The rail tour operators behind a train pulled by the legendary Flying Scotsman have announced an amended timetable for those interested in seeing it as it passes through the Sleaford area.

Transport
Facelift in the offing? The properties at 17-19 Market Place, Sleaford. EMN-170619-141200001

Plans for town centre eyesore

Restoration work could begin on one of Sleaford’s long-standing eyesore buildings within a matter of months, according to owners.

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Virgin Media users are said to be at risk. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Thousands of Virgin Media customers ‘at risk’ from hackers following investigation

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

Business
The new look Newfield Road in Sleaford after the completion of the first phase of the facelift. EMN-170621-100132001

Council tenants return to new look housing in Sleaford

The first tenants to move back to Newfield Road have praised their revamped homes as being just like ‘a brand new house’.

Politics
A deal appears to have been clinched for a strip of land at the north west boundary of Boston Road Recreation Ground which could enable access to the former Advanta seeds site for redevelopment. EMN-170619-191729001

Deadlock broken on future of Sleaford ‘Tesco’ site

The deadlock on the future of a key development site in Sleaford looks to finally be broken with a deal being reached with the Town Council over access which would also see the Southgate level crossing stay open to traffic.

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The two-day Lincolnshire Show 2017 is underway. EMN-170621-123218001

Lincolnshire Show in full swing

Thousands of people have been flocking to the first day of the 2017 Lincolnshire Show as it opened its gates this morning at 8am just north of Lincoln.

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Tesco computer glitch sees home deliveries cancelled or delayed

Tesco computer glitch sees home deliveries cancelled or delayed

Thousands of Tesco customers have had their grocery deliveries cancelled or postponed following a computer glitch.

Business
The Flying Scotsman passing through Market Rasen. EMN-170616-103432001

Flying Scotsman to pass through Sleaford, Ruskington and Metheringham

The famous Flying Scotsman locomotive will be passing through Metheringham, Ruskington and Sleaford on Saturday, June 24.

Transport
Youngsters, parents and Sleaford Library staff enjoy their teddy bears' picnic. EMN-170613-115525001

Bears sleep over and have a picnic at Sleaford Library for Bookstart Week

Youngsters and their parents joined in a teddy bears’ picnic at Sleaford Library on Friday to round off national Bookstart Week.

Business
Father Michael Bell leaving Sleaford's Our Lady of Good Councel. Pictured with his caricature that was in the Sleaford Standard.

‘Wonderful’ Catholic priest set to retire - Father Michael Bell stepping down after 16 years in the parish and 54 in the position overall

A ‘much-loved’ priest is set to retire from the role after more than 15 years’ service in the Sleaford parish and more than half-a-century overall.

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Morrisons is set to create a burger four times the size of anything seen on supermarket shelves! The Daddy of all Burgers, made with 100% British beef, will weigh in at a full pound and cost just �3. Offering a whopping 300% more meat than the average quarter pounder.
 
Jon Super/PA Wire Morrisons Father's Day Burger

Meat wars: Aldi announce 16oz steak for a fiver as Morrisons launch giant 1lb burger

Can your dad handle these big daddies?

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The stands at a previous Cereals Show in Boothby Graffoe. EMN-170806-113115001

Traffic queues build as Cereals 2017 opens at Boothby Graffoe

Traffic reports have been warning of major queues buiding up on the A607 through Navenby, Heath Lane at Harmston and the A15 and A17 leading to Holdingham roundabout at Sleaford as visitors to the UK’s biggest arable farming show gets under way today (Wednesday).

Business
Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

TV media player Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.

Arts
Unveiling their new footbridge mosaic at Sleaford rail station. Children from Ancaster School's Class Jamaica with, from left - Clive Yates of East Midlands Trains, local artist Louise Hill, Community Rail Partnership Officer Kay Robinson and Sustrans Schools Officer Jon Moody. EMN-170613-170218001

School children give mosaic makeover to Sleaford rail station

Artistic pupils from Ancaster Primary School have brightened up Sleaford railway station’s footbridge.

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Money

EU funding opportunities for Lincolnshire businesses

An upcoming workshop will help ensure local businesses don’t miss out on current EU funding opportunities.

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Dr John Brewin, Chief Executive of Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. EMN-170806-160205001

CQC inspectors upgrade rating of NHS trust for mental health and learning disabilities in Lincolnshire to ‘Good’ in new report

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has found improvement at a Lincolnshire based NHS trust for mental health and learning disabilities.

Health
The stands at a previous Cereals Show in Boothby Graffoe. EMN-170806-113115001

Cereals 2017 comes to Boothby Graffoe

Arable margins are tight and prices are volatile, so it is said to be more important than ever for farmers to squeeze every pound out of their crops.

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Persimmon Homes. EMN-170706-173004001

Housebuilder to pump £700k into Lincolnshire with Sleaford development

A major house builder has pledged to pump more than £700,000 into Lincolnshire as work at its new development in Sleaford gets well underway.

Business
Do you have the most valuable £2 coin in your pocket?

Do you have the most valuable £2 coin in your pocket?

Search under the sofa and check your pockets because the first ever Scarcity Index to identify the UK’s most valuable £2 coins.

Business
Driver training school up for sale

Driver training school up for sale

The former North Kyme Primary School has been up for sale this last month after it closed as a driver training centre for the Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership.

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