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Call for help to get increased passenger services through Sleaford in new East Midlands rail franchise

The county council would like to see more passenger services through Sleaford along the joint line between Peterborough and Doncaster, which has recently been upgraded.

Transport
A cheque presentation to Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance following successful sales of a book of poems and stories. EMN-170717-162820001

Sleaford writers donate to air ambulance

Sleaford Hub Writers has raised £1,400 for the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance through sales of a book written by members.

Business
Plans to demolish hospital buildings

Plans to demolish hospital buildings

Another part of the former Rauceby Hospital is being earmarked for demolition to make way for 43 new homes.

News
Crowds fill Sleaford's Southgate for the Christmas market. EMN-170721-174826001

Trader tips for festive season in North Kesteven

Christmas has come early, as a workshop will be taking place in September with tips for Yuletide traders.

Whats on
Pictured behind the scenes while filming Our Shooting Star. EMN-170717-142646001

Last push to finish Sleaford-based wartime feature film

Sleaford-based filmmakers are on a final push to raise funds towards their first feature-length film.

Business
Leadenham Teahouse is hosting an artisan market as part of the folk festival.

Artisan market set to join folk festival in Leadenham

Leadenham is set for a day of folk music and art and crafts when A Day of Lincolnshire Folk and the village’s first artisan market is held on Saturday, August 6.

Music
NKDC waste collection trucks at their Lincoln Road depot in Metheringham. EMN-170721-171611001

Council to begin charging schools and care homes in North Kesteven for waste collection

North Kesteven District Council’s Executive Board has approved changes to its policy relating to charges for waste collections.

Environment
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Road works in Sleaford town centre to upgrade power supply

There could be significant traffic disruption in the next couple of weeks while engineers dig up town centre streets upgrade the electricity supply.

Transport

FEATURE: A taste of European food brings communities together

Some amazing tastes of European food were available at a Lincolnshire European Supermarket recently and food writer James Waller-Davies went along to try out some of the delicacies on offer and sniff out some new recipes...

Business
Coun Richard Davies. EMN-170714-114836001

£400m backlog of road repairs

The crippling cost of repairing a backlog of problems on Lincolnshire’s roads has risen to a staggering £400m.

Transport
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Warning over unofficial sellers after couple sold ‘potentially unsafe’ generator in car park

The county council is warning people not to buy items from unofficial sellers after a couple bought a ‘potentially unsafe generator’ in a Lincolnshire town car park.

News
From left - Paul Masterton MP, Dr Caroline Johnson MP, Catherine McKinnell MP and David Linden MP. EMN-170719-151827001

Sleaford MP elected co-chairman of parliamentary children’s care group

Sleaford MP Dr Caroline Johnson has been elected as co-chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Children Who Need Palliative Care.

Politics
Farming news.

Death of young 18-year-old from Billinghay electrocuted on farm was accidental says jury

An inquest jury has concluded that the death of an 18-year-old from Billinghay was accidental.

Business
Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Ice served in drinks at the three biggest fast food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

Business
The scales of justice

Scrap metal collectors caught in Billinghay fined for not having right papers

Two scrap metal collectors caught operating in Billinghay without the correct paperwork have been fined at Lincoln Magistrates Court.

Crime
Top earner: Chris Evans

REVEALED: BBC pay: Who earns what?

The BBC has, for the first time, published salaries of its highest paid stars - with all those earning £150,000 or more included.

Business
Dr Caroline Johnson speaking at the Greater Lincolnshire LEP utilities summit. Photo: Andrew Brooks EMN-170720-171113001

Sleaford MP seeks Government help to increase electricity grid capacity in district to serve businesses and green power generators

Sleaford and North Hykeham MP Caroline Johnson has urged businesses to put forward ‘concrete proposals’ to government to attract infrastructure funding in the county.

Business
Motorists warned over delays as great summer getaway begins this weekend

Motorists warned over delays as great summer getaway begins this weekend

Motorists are being warned to expect delays this weekend as almost nine million vehicles embark on the start of the summer getaway.

News
Call Connect bus.

CallConnect: ‘Get into town for a pound!’

The CallConnect bus service is offering bargain-priced travel every Monday in August.

News
A concept image of the new �10 note

Everything you need to know about the new £10 note revealed today

Just as we’ve stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note will be revealed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney at Winchester Cathedral later today.

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