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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Council leader explains why referendum ‘now won’t be possible’

Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Martin Hill, has explained why a poll on transforming local government in Lincolnshire won’t now be possible – although some form of consultation “could still happen”.

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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Labour calls for ‘end to shambles’

This Friday (February 24) at Lincolnshire County Council, the Labour Party opposition is planning to vote against plans for a unitary authority in Lincolnshire.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. Photo: Rob Foulkes EMN-161219-160126001

Lincolnshire’s ‘Super Council’ plans plunged into chaos

Ambitious plans for a new ‘Super Council’ to govern Lincolnshire have been plunged into chaos.

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Al Henderson and Elle Richardson are opening Henderson's Cocoa House. EMN-171002-154743001

Ghost town? Still plenty of spirit - we meet new entrepreneurs keen to open up in Sleaford

There are concerns from some quarters that Sleaford’s high street might be under threat with Argos pulling out of Homebase (while keen to keep a presence in the town).

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Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Celebrate Valentine’s with a FREE Subway at Lincolnshire branches today

Celebrate Valentine’s with a FREE Subway at Lincolnshire branches today

If you’re hungry today and not got a three-course meal dinner-date lined-up tonight, you can head along to Subway and feel the love with a FREE sub.

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Hayley Handford-Brown

Sleaford businesswoman makes jump from retail to wine tourism

Fresh, fruity whites, smooth reds and a sense of adventure have led a Sleaford woman to a new career in wine tourism.

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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The front cover of Richard's book entitled All Roads Lead East. EMN-170302-172329001

Book follows journey of Sleaford writer

A retired archaeologist from Sleaford has published his first book, All Roads Lead East.

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

FILM REVIEW: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (15)

“We’re here today to talk about our destiny. We’re here to talk about the end of the world. One way or another, our world is coming to an end. The question is, will we end with it?”

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Fresh vegetable packs recalled by Sainsbury’s over salmonella fears

Fresh vegetable packs recalled by Sainsbury’s over salmonella fears

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has recalled seven of its fresh vegetable stir fry products because they may contain salmonella.

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Fire & Rescue news.

Fire crews called to chimney fire in Helpringham and chemical leak at Belton

A fire crew are dealing with a chimney fire reported at a house in Helpringham this afternoon (Wednesday).

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Heckington butcher Gary Simpson (left) with Tom Parker-Bowles (centre). EMN-170602-181451001

Butcher strikes gold at ‘Oscars’

A butcher from Heckington has come away with a golden haul from the highly prized 2017 Butchers Q Guild Smithfield Awards.

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The crashed lorry, off the road in a field at Kirkby La Thorpe. Photo by Mark Dalton. EMN-170702-092730001

UPDATE: A17 now re-opened - Collisions causing hold-ups on the A17

The A17 has been re-opened after being partially blocked by a lorry overturning at Kirkby La Thorpe this morning (Tuesday).

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REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

It’s the most popular entertainment streaming service in the world and has revolutionised how we consume films and television shows.

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More than 550 businesses in Lincolnshire with less than perfect food hygiene ratings warned to get ready for legislation or risk losing almost half of customers

More than 550 businesses in Lincolnshire with less than perfect food hygiene ratings warned to get ready for legislation or risk losing almost half of customers

Almost half (44%) of customers could physically turn away from the front doors of more than 550 businesses including restaurants, fast food eateries, cafés and shops in Lincolnshire when food businesses in England are legally required to display their food hygiene ratings.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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Traffic news

Lorry tyre blow-out causing traffic delays on A17 at East Heckington

A broken down lorry is causing traffic tailbacks on the A17 at East Heckington this afternoon (Friday).

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Supermarkets rationing lettuces as shortage shreds salad supplies

Supermarkets rationing lettuces as shortage shreds salad supplies

Consumers have been dealt a fresh blow by European vegetable shortages as lettuce became the latest staple to fall victim to the “crisis”.

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Bird flu.

Free range poultry produce could soon be missing from shelves due to bird flu

The free range eggs and poultry meat we enjoy on our dinner tables could no longer be an option in the short-term.

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