Place at film festival and shot at award for town’s Tin Hat Productions

A film by a Sleaford production company has been selected for the Imperial War Museum Short Film Festival.

University graduates

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.
Roadworks stock

Traffic to be diverted via LINCOLN to avoid roadworks on the A17

Road resurfacing works on a stretch of the A17 between Sleaford and the A1 at Newark will see three weeks of overnight closures and drivers ordered to re-route via Lincoln.


Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Roughton Woods.

Road closure during Roughton Woods decontamination after mustard gas discovery

A Woodhall Spa road is set to be closed to traffic for five days next week, while an area of Roughton Woods is decontaminated following the recent discovery of mustard gas canisters.

What behaviour do you find most annoying when on the road?

REVEALED: The most irritating driving habits that bug motorists, according to you

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

Ronnie Ownsworth of Fulbeck with her Co-op Food Heroine plaque. EMN-171114-093634001

Farmer is named a British Food Heroine

To mark British Food Fortnight, the national Co-operative Society is celebrating British Food Heroines across the land and a Fulbeck farmer and volunteer community worker has been nominated to receive one of 40 specially created awards.

Nisa. EMN-171113-123504001

Co-op Group to take over Nisa Retail

Members of Nisa Retail, the wholesale and convenience store specialist, have voted significantly in favour of a £137.5m buy-out of the business by Co-op Group.

Sophie Harwood, UAV and Digital Capture Specialist based at Waldeck's Sleaford office. EMN-170611-152313001

Firm secures grant for drone research in construction

The A15 bypass bridge takes shape over the Sleaford to Grantham railway line in 1992, despite waterlogged conditions for the road constructors. EMN-170211-175724001

Nostalgia: A tale of two bridges for Sleaford bypass project in 1992

Contractors for Sleaford’s A15 Western Bypass back in 1992 were gearing up to use one of the country’s largest mobile cranes to lower 11 pre-cast box beams, each weighing 60-70 tons, into place to span the Sleaford to Grantham railway line.

LIVES and two of the calendar judges, Chris Strawson of DPS and Rob Hammond of Lincs FM. EMN-170611-151558001

Print and law firms make LIVES charity calendar for 2018

Sleaford firms Ringrose Law and DPS have produced a charity calendar in aid of life-saving charity, LIVES.

Success story. DPS boss Matt Savage checks out the quality of his new digital print machinery at the new premises. EMN-170611-145406001

Print firm moving to expand to next level

Sleaford printing and design business DPS Digital is on the move from its town centre location on Handley Street and is relocating to industrial premises on the outskirts with an investment of over £1m in new digital printing and finishing kit which will secure up to four new jobs.

Cadet FS Sam Hurry all set for his solo flight. EMN-170611-190123001

Cadet’s solo flight

Many young people join the Air Training Corps because they are interested in aviationn and in particular having the opportunity to learn to fly. Cadet Flight Sergeant Sam Hurry of Sleaford Air Cadets is no exception.

Threatening letter. The poster left on one of the car windscreens by the mystery parking vigilante. EMN-170211-153837001

Poster vigilante targets diners

A restaurant owner has called in police after a vigilante left threatening notes on windcreens of customers parked on the roadside.

The Seated Lady, a wooden sculpture carved by local artist Rosie Bradshaw. EMN-170711-131339001

Take a walk around Scopwick countryside

Those looking to enjoy to get some fresh air and exercise in the outdoors can join a CountrysideNK officer on Monday (November 13) for a walk around Scopwick and Kirkby Green.

Coveris and LIVES participating in first aid training scenarios. (Photo credit: LIVES).

Coveris and LIVES team up for innovative first aid training

Leading global packaging manufacturer Coveris has recruited the expertise of Lincolnshire emergency first responder charity, LIVES, to work with their Louth site to develop innovative first aid training to ensure the safety of all co-workers employed on their site.

CallConnect bus. EMN-160318-101301001

Extended hours bus service pilot launching in Sleaford area

The Call Connect bus service charity supported by the county council to link people in remote areas to bus routes is extending its opening hours in a pilot scheme.


Drivers could share dashcam footage with Lincolnshire police in pioneering project highlighted in county road safety summit

A ground-breaking project that allows the public to share dashcam footage so police can investigate driving offences could soon be launched in Lincolnshire.

Police accident sign.

Traffic delayed as emergency services attend ‘very serious’ A17 collision

Emergency services are currently on scene at what is described as ‘a very serious collsion’ on the A17 this afternoon (Monday).

New members night for Heckington Young Farmers as club low on numbers at Heckington playing field pavilion. Jack Holmes 15 EMN-171030-142011001

Young farmers have some fun

A revived young farmers group is planning to put on a second event to boost its numbers.

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