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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
Dr Caroline Johnson - MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham. EMN-170323-103014001

Sleaford MP ‘saddened’ by Westminster terror attack

Sleaford and North Hykeham MP Dr Caroline Johnson has said she is “deeply saddened” by yesterday’s terrorist attack on Westminster.

Politics
The scene of the crash on the A15 Sleaford bypass. EMN-170322-155257001

UPDATE: Woman (61) seriously injured after A15 Sleaford bypass collision

A 61-year-old woman from the Bourne area is in hospital with serious injuries after a collision on the A15 Sleaford bypass yesterday (Wednesday).

Transport
An average of two child sex offences recorded every day by Lincolnshire Police new NSPCC stats show

An average of two child sex offences recorded every day by Lincolnshire Police new NSPCC stats show

The number of child sex offences recorded by Lincolnshire Police rose to 738 last year – an average of just over two a day – according to new figures obtained by the NSPCC.

Crime
Neighbours have put up posters against the planned takeaway. EMN-170320-184224001

Opposition grows to takeaway

Further objections have been raised by neighbours opposed to the conversion of a former veterinary clinic into a Chinese takeaway.

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VIDEO from the scene of a serious collision on A15 Sleaford bypass blocking road between Holdingham and Quarrington

There are reports of a serious collision having occurred on the A15 Sleaford bypass between Quarrington and Holdingham blocking the road.

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History talk on railway crash of 1937

Sleaford Museum Trust present an educational talk on The Sleaford Rail Crash of 1937.

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Police outside the Palace of Westminster, London. Picture: PA

LIVE THURSDAY: Hero police officer and woman who died named after Westminster terror attack, eight arrested in raids across UK

Four people have died in the Westminster terror attack including the police officer who was stabbed and his attacker

Crime
Autism Lincs. EMN-170322-120743001

Lincolnshire people invited to understand more about autism this World Autism Awareness Week

Lincolnshire Autism Partnership is urging people understand more about autism this World Autism Awareness Week (March 27 – April 2).

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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
The proposed layout of the outline plans for a new urban extension to the north and west of Sleaford. EMN-170321-192033001

BREAKING: Planning permission granted for 1,400 new home development for Sleaford

North Kesteven planners have granted outline planning permission for a proposed 1,400-home urban extension to the town.

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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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When do the clocks change?

When do the clocks go forward in 2017?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Cinema screenings could soon be back in town. EMN-170320-162340001

Town set to go back to the movies

Sleaford looks set to see a cinema revival thanks to volunteers at the town’s theatre.

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A dentist at work, as figures show that the number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade.

Worrying rise in young children having milk teeth removed ‘due to decay caused by too much sugar’

The number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade, figures show.

Health
Fire.

Police probe after caravans go up in flames at Speedway Corner, Ruskington overnight

An incident where three static caravans and a portable building went up in flames near Ruskington last night (Monday) is being investigated as arson by police.

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Sir Edward Leigh in the House of Commons EMN-170221-092612001

Lincolnshire MP jokes about ‘rumours’ he’s been made newspaper editor

Sir Edward Leigh MP has today (Tuesday) joked on social media that ‘rumours’ of him becoming editor of two local newspapers are untrue - in what appears to be a comical swipe at his party colleague George Osborne MP.

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