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Developer offers to sell hospital to local councils

While appealing against the rejection of plans to partially demolish Rauceby Hospital to make way for 100 homes, the owner of the former hospital ihas put the site up for sale.

Business
The scrap van stopped by police. EMN-170329-161033001

Scrap man carrying two fridge freezers on his van roof fined over £1,000 for not having proper licence

A Newark area man who was stopped by police at Cranwell with a van so laden with scrap it had two fridge freezers strapped to the roof has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in fines and costs after admitting not having the proper licence.

Environment
Coun John Money on the bin lorry round. EMN-170328-160341001

Council chairman tackles fly tippers prowling North Kesteven

North Kesteven District Council chairman Jon Money will be back out tomorrow (Wednesday) working with the authority’s fly-tip clearance crew for charity.

Politics
Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

Offbeat 5
New pharmacy set to open in Heckington on Saturday. EMN-170328-110407001

New £400,000 village pharmacy project set to open in Heckington

People in Heckington are set to benefit from a new £400,000 pharmacy, opening this weekend.

Business
Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

Tesco have been left stumped after a teenager pointed out an unusual placement of condoms across all of their stores.

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The Ringrose Law team at Sleaford. EMN-170316-160450001

Sleaford Town Awards - Business/Employer of the Year Award nominee - Ringrose Law

Nominated for both Business of the Year and Employer of the Year in our Sleaford Town Awards, Ringrose Law has been a firm of solicitors in Sleaford for over 40 years, seeking to provide a first class service to local residents.

News
Danielle Goodwin of Perfectly Polished. EMN-170316-160502001

Beauty business is looking good - Sleaford Town Awards - Business Award nominee Perfectly Polished

A relatively new entrepreneur is among those nominated for Business of the Year in the Sleaford Town Awards.

Business
Minted: the new design incorporates the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock (Photo: Royal Mint)

All change as new £1 coin poised to enter circulation – but companies unprepared

It will be all change in Britain on Tuesday when the new £1 coin enters circulation but millions of commuters could be left facing fresh chaos as it emerged 11 out of 18 rail providers had not upgraded their machines and would be unable to accept the new tender.

Business 5
Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of Big Six energy customers are still overpaying for their energy but could get their prices back to 2008 rates according to the latest research from consumer watchdog Which?.

Business
33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

Offbeat 1
India Garden owner Nadim Aziz and chef Ghulam Sarowar. EMN-170316-154953001

Celebration of top marks for town Indian restaurant

A town restaurant is inviting loyal customers to join in the celebrations as it marks a fifth year of scoring top marks for its food hygiene.

Whats on
Product warning

Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard.

News
Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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NatWest. EMN-170323-151944001

NatWest Bank branch to close in Sleaford in September

The NatWest Bank branch in Sleaford is to close in the autumn having seen local customer transactions drop by one third as the company announces it is to close 158 branches nationwide with the loss of 470 jobs.

Business
The Jo Malone candle, left, with one of the Aldi candle's, right.

Aldi candles selling for big money on eBay after selling out nationwide within hours

A collection of Aldi Mother’s Day candles are being flogged for up to 11 times the retail price on eBay, after being compared to luxury bath and body brand Jo Malone, and selling out in just minutes.

Business
Local news

Free top tips and tricks for traders in North Kesteven

Retailers in Sleaford are urged not to miss a free, two-hour workshop packed with more than 70 tips and tricks to help increase footfall and custom.

Business
Lindt recall

Lindt Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two Easter eggs, made by a popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

Business
Resurfacing works begin on the junction of London Road, Sleaford. EMN-170322-085629001

Roadworks start today on junction of London Road in Sleaford

The junction of London Road in Sleaford where it joins Grantham Road is to be closed for essential resurfacing works over the next two days, from today (Wednesday).

Transport
Caroline Johnson MP with Glennmonts Peter Dickson.

Sleaford MP’s ‘fascinating’ tour of straw burning power plant

Sleaford’s newly elected MP has been given a tour of the town’s straw-fired power station.

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