New-look store at heart of community

Community groups in Billingborough are benefitting from the re-launch of a new-look Co-op food store.

NKDC offices, Sleaford.

North Kesteven District Council accredited as Living Wage employer.

North Kesteven District Council is now accredited as a Living Wage employer.

UPDATE: ‘No Lincolnshire stores impacted’ by Travis Perkins closure news, company confirms

UPDATE: ‘No Lincolnshire stores impacted’ by Travis Perkins closure news, company confirms

There will be no stores in Lincolnshire impacted by this mornings announcement by Travis Perkins, the company has confirmed.

Its set to be a vintage Christmas at The Elite Fish and Chip Company as 1940s singer and performer Heather Marie makes a welcome return to Sleaford on December 10. EMN-161018-140427001

Sleaford fish and chip restaurant to welcome 1940s singer festive return performance

It’s set to be a vintage Christmas at The Elite Fish and Chip Company in Sleaford as 1940s singer and performer Heather Marie makes a welcome return.


Sunken stretch of the A153 at Tattershall Bridge to be closed for repairs

The A153 at Donner’s Corner, Tattershall Bridge, will be fully closed from Monday to Sunday next week while the road is resurfaced.

600 jobs set to go at Travis Perkins as 30 branches close

600 jobs set to go at Travis Perkins as 30 branches close

The UK’s biggest builders merchant, Travis Perkins, whose businesses include DIY chain Wickes, is closing 30 branches, putting 600 jobs at risk.

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The Bustard Inn, Rauceby. EMN-161018-135828001

Couple put historic village pub up for sale in Rauceby to go travelling

A couple who bought their historic village pub plan to retire after 10 years behind the bar.

Operation Drive Insured is a national campaign targeting motorists who drive whilst uninsured.

Police mount national operation to tackle uninsured driving in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police is getting behind Operation Drive Insured, the first ever campaign to promote motor insurance enforcement.

Sleaford Market Place.

Remember Poppy Parade car park closures

The Market Place car park in Sleaford will be closed on Sunday, November 13, to allow the annual Remembrance Day Parade to run smoothly.

The fake 85 voucher offer for Aldi has been described as a 'hoax' by the store.

Aldi issues warning about ‘hoax’ voucher being shared online

Aldi is warning its customers about a ‘fraudulent’ voucher that is being circulated online.

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Banks Long & Co surveyor Harriet Hatcher and Cods Kitchen General Manager and Head Chef Jarrod Sellers. EMN-161017-120421001

Family run restaurant to create 10 new jobs in Metheringham

The future of a village shop premises is taking a new turn with the opening up of a restaurant enterprise creating 10 new jobs.

Made in Sleaford event at NCCD. Luke Winter of White & Sentance. EMN-161010-102914001

Event addresses need to keep young talent

School pupils and families took part in hands-on science workshops led by Mick Taylor and Dave Inglesen of Up Science during the Made in Sleaford event to learn more about local industry.

Ruskington Chestnut Street School children show off their Made In Sleaford bags and bookmarks in the Up Science workshop. EMN-160910-145828001

Shouting about what Sleaford makes is great

Made in Sleaford, the event showcasing the town’s manufacturing prowess - past and present - has been a success for a second year.

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Supermarket recalls sausage rolls over allergy fears

ASDA is recalling sausage rolls six-packs due to their containing milk.

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Poundland selling vibrators for £1 - and it’s causing quite a buzz online

Discount retailer Poundland has added vibrators to its £1 range and it has caused quite a buzz online.

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Retired agricultural worker David Hall, 74, has been noting down the trawler names that The Elite Fish and Chip Company in Ruskington display. EMN-161014-110856001

Radio ham from Ruskington knows his fish

Thanks to a life-long hobby in amateur radio, one keen fish and chip shop customer has taken fish traceability to a whole new level.

William Alvey Primary School, Sleaford. EMN-150416-154537001

School to benefit from CCTV van to deter bad parkers

A new mobile CCTV pilot scheme will help catch those parking illegally or dangerously outside a Sleaford school from January.

Marmite enthusiasts are stockpiling the black stuff amid fears supermarkets may run out.

Marmite: why should a British product, made in the UK and sold to British people, go up because of the pound?

While you might envision the falling pound affecting continental luxuries like Cornettos and Cif limescale remover, when it comes to Marmite – you’d think it would be Brexit-proof.

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County MPs push for funding for spread of ‘Boris Bikes’ and a sustainable transport hub for Skegness

Lincolnshire MPs have sought a commitment from Government ministers to continued investment in the county’s cycle network, as well as pushing for a cycling Hub for Skegness and an expansion of the ‘Boris bike’ cycle hire scheme to North Kesteven and East Lindsey.

Rail transport news.

Rail service disruption predicted during Lincoln Eastern Bypass works

Rail services will be disrupted for around seven months while construction workers on the new Lincoln Eastern Bypass tunnel under the line between Sleaford and Lincoln.

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