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Don’t forget the clocks go back this weekend

Unless you want to be an hour early for work on Monday, remember to put your clocks back an hour to Greenwich Mean Time on Saturday night.

Aftermath of raid on Troops garage, Leadenham

Thieves target Leadenham garage store in late night raid

Thieves stole cigarettes worth thousands of pounds in a late night raid on a garage.

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Karen Wild: Hallowe’en is really scary

Are you planning to dress up as a spook this Hallowe'en? Or, as is more popular, a Marvel character?

The fake messages appear to come from Sainsburys and Topshop

Warning over fake WhatsApp messages from Sainsbury’s and Topshop

A warning has been issued by ActionFraud over fake Sainsbury’s and Topshop voucher deals which are reaching WhatsApp users.

Police news.

Three arrested following Sleaford burglary released on bail

The three men arrested following a burglary at a Sleaford restaurant on Wednesday have since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

How dogs are really affected by fireworks – and what you can do to help

How dogs are really affected by fireworks – and what you can do to help

Whether it’s Bonfire Night, Thanksgiving, or just an everyday celebration, every winter, as soon as the clocks go back, the fireworks begin. And while some aren’t affected in the slightest, around 45 per cent of dogs have a firework phobia, something that is becoming an increasingly serious welfare concern. However, with the right training you can help your dog to become more confident during firework season.

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Sleaford All-Knighters donating fundraising day proceeds to Rainbow Stars. EMN-161021-195636001

Scooter rally for community support group

Sleaford All Knighters Scooter Club has presented a cheque for £245 to the locally based Rainbow Stars charity for families with autistic children.

The Lincolnshire Flag

Video aims to promote Lincolnshire...but misses out major towns and villages

A sleekly produced video promoting all that is good about the county has just been unveiled with the aim of ‘showing people what makes Lincolnshire the perfect place to live, work, visit, and invest’.

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Some of the new DTPs at Sleaford-based not-for-profit organisation Adults Supporting Adults. EMN-161020-155143001

Doing more to support adults

A Sleaford-based organisation which helps adults across Lincolnshire facing a range of challenges has expanded its operation.


Have say on proposed boundary changes

Members of the public can register to have their say on proposed changes to MP constituency boundaries.

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Butchers are the best in the county

Sleaford area butchers have come away with the lion’s share of the medals at the prestigious Lincolnshire Poacher food competition.


AUDIO: Heartbreaking 999 call from terrified elderly woman highlights Halloween hooligan issue

Police released the audio from the call in a bid to warn people celebrating on October 31 to look out for elderly neighbours.

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Network Rail looking for young women in Grantham and Sleaford to join new apprenticeship scheme

Network Rail is the latest company to join the Young Women’s Trust campaign to make apprenticeships work for young women and are looking to recruit in Grantham and Sleaford.

Police news.

Three arrested following burglary

Three men have been arrested following an alleged burglary at a Sleaford restaurant today (Wednesday).

Business development manager at Selecet Lincolnshire Gillian Richardson (left), with Ronnie and Andrew Ownsworth. Picture supplied by Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce courtesy of Lincolnshire Echo.

Sleaford-area firm named Lincolnshire’s Grower of the Year for second year running

A rapeseed oil producer near Sleaford has been crowned Lincolnshire’s Grower of the Year ... for the second year running.

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

Fish shop customer shows off his Elite trawler tracking skills

A keen fish and chip shop customer has taken his love of the trade to new heights.

Childrens Ward staff and the new lunch menu.

The taste of success! New children’s menu a hit at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital

When you think of hospital food you don’t usually think about fine dining.

Parents allow kids to spend over 20 hours at computer over half term

Parents allow kids to spend over 20 hours at computer over half term

Many parents will let their kids spend more than 20 HOURS in front of a computer screen this half term, according to new research.

Police operational support vans and a dog unit attend an address on Princess Square in Billinghay this afternoon (Friday).

Man charged after Billinghay incident sent to crown court

A man charged with driving while disqualified and threatening behaviour following an incident in Billinghay on Friday has had his case sent to crown court.

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