Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco has issued an urgent product recall notice for a range of pens due to fears that they could cause asphyxiation if accidentally swallowed.

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New KFC opening at Sleaford

A KFC restaurant looks set to open in Sleaford in the coming months as a national chain launches its recruitment drive for new staff.

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Starting new garden design business, Kate Green. EMN-170427-142803001

Ready for Chelsea Flower Show? Katie has designs on new garden business in Sleaford area

As Chelsea Flower Show approaches many of us take a fresh look at our gardens and wonder how we can revamp our current gardens or create a new design, layout, style or colour scheme so that we have a garden to enjoy not only for the summer months but perhaps all year round.

Artisan gin liquer makers Laura and Barbara Daughtrey. EMN-171205-185201001

Gin liquer firm from Sleaford gets BBC food and drink award

A mother and daughter business from Sleaford that makes and sells artisan gin has won a prestigious BBC Good Food Champion Award.

Jobs news

Meet your potential boss at careers fair in Sleaford

Job Centre Plus, with North Kesteven District Council, are offering people the chance to meet their potential new employer by organising a recruitment and careers fair in Sleaford.

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Dustbin collections in North Kesteven. EMN-140325-145308001

Bank Holiday bin collection date changes in North Kesteven

With another Bank Holiday weekend soon upon us North Kesteven District Council is reminding residents to check their bin collection dates.

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Open farm event set to take place

Barr Farm Moy Park, in Billinghay, is opening this Sunday, May 21, ahead of LEAF Open Farm Sunday taking place on Sunday, June 11. The event will see hundreds of farms across the UK take part. For further details and to find a farm near you, visit

The design for the new shops and office building for the corner of Station Road and Southgate in Sleaford. EMN-170517-100648001

‘Gateway’ retail and office development for Sleaford approved by NKDC planners

District councillors have given the green light to transform a prominent building plot on one of the approaches to Sleaford town centre into new shops and office units, making the town more appealing to new, large-scale retailers.

The new Scenic Rail Britain website features Poacher Line through Ancaster, Sleaford and Heckington. EMN-170516-174004001

Lincolnshire community rail group helps to launch national campaign promoting scenic and sustainable tourism by rail

A Lincolnshire-based community rail group – the Poacher Line Community Rail Partnership – is today (Wednesday) helping to launch a nationwide campaign to encourage people to explore scenic parts of Britain by rail.

Is your car on the DVSA list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

News 5
A plaque to Private George Freeston who died aged 19 in the First World War. EMN-170428-121124001

Village street names in honour of heroes

A parish council which began a tradition of naming new roads after fallen heroes listed on its war memorial is to add information plaques.


Call made to businesses over funding from the EU

Businesses are invited to learn about current EU funding opportunities at an upcoming workshop near Sleaford.

B&Q recall

B&Q recalls heaters over safety fears

Home improvement and DIY chain B&Q has recalled a pair of heaters due to safety concerns.

Currys recall

Curry’s recall tumble dryer over fire fears

A popular range of tumble dryers has been recalled by Curry’s following safety fears.

The Lloyds Bank branch in Heckington High Street due to close. EMN-170505-144122001

Letters target bank directors

The chairman of Heckington Parish Council has written to all 14 directors of Lloyds Bank in an effort to reverse its decision to close the village’s branch in October.

Have a go at the climbing wall at the Discovery day in Sleaford. EMN-170505-154215001

Get involved in free Discovery days in Sleaford later this month

New free ‘Discovery Days’ for young people in North Kesteven have been set up this year by the Sports and Physical Activity Team at 1Life, the district’s leisure and tourism agency, designed to encourage people to be active, get creative and feel inspired to find out about the opportunities to improve their health and engage with the arts.

The newly re-aligned entrance to the Heckington Co-op foodstore outside the new pharmacy is causing safety concerns. EMN-170428-144310001

Safety concerns at Lincolnshire Co-op foodstore car park entrance

Residents and parish councillors have safety concerns about the newly-modified car park entrance to Heckington’s Co-op food store.

Fake or misprint? Nathan Everest with the the suspect �1 coin and a genuine one. EMN-170405-122438001

Possible fake new £1 coin found by Sleaford businessman

Amid claims in recent days that the new, harder to fake £1 coins are already being copied, Sleaford businessman believes he has proof it is being done.

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