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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.


Video: Combined fire and ambulance station unveiled

Fire and ambulance crews in Louth took part in an emergency drill this afternoon to mark the opening of the new combined station - the first in Lincolnshire.
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.
Anyone for toilet sardines? The Inner Wheel of Sleaford Kesteven is inviting people along to see how many can fit into the smallest room in the house (not this one pictured!) at 62 Rectory Road, Ruskington on Sunday in aid of Toilet Twinning charity. Or you can have a go at 'toilet ping pong'! EMN-171117-122555001

Sleaford club is holding a party in a toilet and EVERYONE is invited!

Anyone for ‘toilet sardines’ or ‘toilet ping pong’? Those are just two of the fun games to be played at a hilarious event in Ruskington for a serious charitable cause.

Street lighting survey. EMN-171117-113538001

County council wants your views on streetlighting switch-offs in Lincolnshire

Local residents, businesses and organisations are being asked to complete a questionnaire on the impact of the county council’s controversial part-night street lighting policy.

The scales of justice

Update: RAF Coningsby corporal avoids jail after driving ‘almost four times over the limit’

An RAF corporal has escaped a custodial sentence for driving with almost four times the legal limit of alcohol in her body, after her solicitor told magistrates it would ‘almost certainly’ mean she would be discharged from the service after 14 years.

Earmarked for change. The county council's Riverside office complex in Sleaford. EMN-171114-102317001

Council eyes up town site for redevelopment

Lincolnshire County Council is sizing up what it could do with the office buildings in Sleaford that it is soon to vacate.

Katie Gilliver, Lotan Carter, Amanda Thornton, Melanie Kinsella and Hiedi Barber at the Ladies Night on Saturday. EMN-171114-091400001

Big Brother Dream Boy Lotan strips for Billinghay ladies

Big Brother contestant and former Dream Boy male stripper Lotan Carter wowed the women at a charity ‘ladies night’ on Saturday at the Ship Inn, Billinghay.

Lincolnshire Police. EMN-171116-182307001

String of attempted burglaries leave damaged door and windows in Ruskington

Police are warning people to be on the alert after a series of attempted burglaries in the Ruskington area.

Golf ball used by thief to break into vehicle in Pointon car park

Golf ball used by thief to break into vehicle in Pointon car park

Police are investigating a ‘smash and grab’ using a golf ball and an attempted burglary in villages south of Sleaford.

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.

Local children and parents/carers celebrating at the weekly Kids Patch gardening club in Horncastle. Seated is Tracey Ruddock, Home-Start Lincolnshire CEO. EMN-171116-150904001

More than £450,000 boost for Lincolnshire based charity

Home-Start Lincolnshire has been awarded more than £450,000 by the Big Lottery for its work with vulnerable families of young children.


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.

Ashdene care home residents welcome William Alvey School Key Stage 2 choir. EMN-171114-122010001

Care home residents enjoy wartime songs with Alvey pupils

William Alvey School’s choir visited Ashdene Care Home in Sleaford on Friday to entertain residents with a selection of wartime songs.

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) has been awarded the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS), Silver Award, for demonstrating the values of the Armed Forced Covenant ANL-171116-070732001

Mental health trust awarded for support to armed forces

Lincolnshire’s mental health and learning disability trust has received a special award by the Ministry of Defence for its continuing support for the Armed Forces community.

Sleaford Remembrance Sunday Parade and service. EMN-171113-120325001

Sleaford remembers fallen heroes at Sunday parade

Townspeople showed their support at this year’s Remembrance Sunday service.

Last year's Christmas tree festival in Sleaford Methodist Church. Kelly Starbuck with Noah Starbuck 9, Florence Starbuck 5 and Evie-Sioux Starbuck 8. EMN-171114-160641001

Festival of Christmas trees will support hospice

Over 80 decorated Christmas trees on a variety of themes will feature in a church festival to take place at the beginning of next month.

Lincoln Crown Court

Army officer left with ‘traumatic brain injury’ after Louth assault

The career of a senior army officer has been left hanging in the balance after he suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of being assaulted at a New Year’s Eve party, Lincoln Crown Court was told today (Wednesday).

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.

Paul Wheater. EMN-171114-132331001

Gospel concert at Methodist church

Ruskington Methodist Church will host an evening of music by Paul Wheater tomorrow (Thursday).

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