COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

Dustbin collections in North Kesteven. EMN-140325-145308001

Bank Holiday changes to bin collections for North Kesteven residents

Residents in North Kesteven are being reminded that bin collections will change on both May Bank Holidays.

Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Augmented reality, virtual reality and a chat assistant that knows when you’re hungry – Facebook is making some big changes in 2017.

Before and after decoration by artist Rosie Ablewhite. The Knight of the Skies. EMN-170417-125434001

Decorated Knight sculpture to make appearance at Metheringham Airfield attraction

One of Lincoln’s decorated ‘Knight’ sculptures that are to be dotted around the city’s tourist spots is paying a visit to Metheringham Airfield this weekend.

Have you got any of the paper 5 notes left? Picture: Bank of England.

REVEALED: How long you’ve got to spend your old paper fivers

The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the paper £5 note, featuring Elizabeth Fry, on May 5 - and is encouraging anyone who still has one of the notes to spend them over the next month.

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MP Victoria Atkins and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox met with Househam sprayers MD Robert Willey last month where he raised the issue of infrastructure in Lincolnshire for his firm. EMN-170414-142143001

Agricultural engineering firm from Leadenham hampered by internet

An agricultural engineering company boss claims the county’s poor infrastructure is hampering his business split across two sites.

Product recall

Kids’ rusks recalled over allergy fears

Three cake rusk products have been recalled because they contain egg, wheat and milk which are not correctly declared on the labels.

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Bengal tiger graphic.

Have you seen the Bengal tigers in their new home?

The UK’s largest collection of Royal Bengal tigers have been introduced to their brand new home at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park in Friskney.

Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Bales of dumped landfill waste.

Farmers are hit by waste scam

The Environment Agency (EA) is warning landowners about two recent ‘waste bale scam’ incidents in Lincolnshire.

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New E-cigarette outlet opening in former Blockbuster video shop unit in Sleaford

The former Blockbuster video shop unit which has stood empty on Southgate is now occupied by an e-cigarette retailer.

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Bosses agree deal to keep Argos in Sleaford ... for now

The new owners of the Argos chain have announced a stay of execution on their Sleaford store.

Police warn motorists caught parking on the cycle lane on Boston Road may be fined. EMN-171004-123747001

Police warn against dangerous parking in Boston Road, Sleaford

Motorists are being warned by police they face a fine for making a road in Sleaford dangerous for cyclists and children by parking in the cycle lane.

Average commuter spends �48K in their career - just to get to work

Average commuter spends £48K in their career - just to get to work

The average British commuter will spend over £48,000 across their working lifetime - just to get to the office.

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Sleaford students fill the sports hall at St George's Academy for the recruitment event. EMN-170331-170640001

Academy in Sleaford hosts its first ever jobs fair

St George’s Academy held what is thought to be the largest recruitment event for school leavers in Sleaford in recent years.

On patrol at the Maltings. Sam Maney of Aurora Security and security dog Gibbs. EMN-170404-100616001

Security firm sends warning to urban explorers: Don’t bother trying to get into dangerou Sleaford maltings buildings

A private security company boss believes they are turning the tide on the culture of trespassing adventurers in one of the town’s hotspots for ‘urban explorers’ and ‘ghost hunters’.

The Great Plains factory site in Woodbridge Road, Sleaford. EMN-170704-181008001

BREAKING NEWS: Jobs blow as Great Plains announces closure of Sleaford factory

Sleaford job prospects in manufacturing and engineering have been dealt a body blow with the announcement today (Friday) that a major farm machinery manufacturer is to close its factory in the town.

Fire service cordons off Ruskington street after gas leak

Fire service cordons off Ruskington street after gas leak

The fire service was called to a gas leak reported in Ruskington yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.

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