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Man in hospital with head injury after incident behind Sleaford pub

Police cordoned off an area at the rear of the Bull and Dog pub in Sleaford in the early hours of this morning (Monday) after reports of an alleged incident.


Anti-social youths riding scooters and smashing glass on village playing field

There have been complaints to police about youths causing nuisance around the village hall and pavilion on the playing field in Billinghay.

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One casualty freed by firefighters after collision on A52 Horbling

Three fire crews attended a two vehicle collision on the A52 at Horbling on Saturday morning.

Faulty toaster brings out two fire crews

Faulty toaster brings out two fire crews

Crews from Metheringham and Lincoln were called to a fire in a house at Potterhanworth on Friday afternoon.

Police made arrests last week in connection with the controlling of prostitution in the area

Tyres and and wheels stolen from agricultural sales firm in Sleaford

Thieves have made off with tyres and wheels from a farm machinery sales firm worth £8,000.


Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge launches Children’s Hospice Week

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has recorded a video message to celebrate and mark the beginning of Children’s Hospice Week.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Lawnmowers and gardening tools stolen from garage in Metheringham Fen

Several items of value including ride on lawn mowers and electrical gardening tools have been stolen from a garage in Metheringham Fen.

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Ready for Chelsea Flower Show? Katie has designs on new garden business in Sleaford area

As Chelsea Flower Show approaches many of us take a fresh look at our gardens and wonder how we can revamp our current gardens or create a new design, layout, style or colour scheme so that we have a garden to enjoy not only for the summer months but perhaps all year round.

Lincolnshire set to enjoy highest temperatures since last September

Lincolnshire set to enjoy highest temperatures since last September

Britons should be able to bask in the hottest temperatures since September when a wave of warm air moves across the country in the coming days, forecasters have predicted.

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Artisan gin liquer makers Laura and Barbara Daughtrey. EMN-171205-185201001

Gin liquer firm from Sleaford gets BBC food and drink award

A mother and daughter business from Sleaford that makes and sells artisan gin has won a prestigious BBC Good Food Champion Award.

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

Jobs news

Meet your potential boss at careers fair in Sleaford

Job Centre Plus, with North Kesteven District Council, are offering people the chance to meet their potential new employer by organising a recruitment and careers fair in Sleaford.

Pictured (from left) TV presenter Gabby Logan, Sophie Harwood, of Waldeck, and Lynda Armstrong, chairman of the Board of Trustees at the British Safety Council.

Young drone pilot from Sleaford wins national health and safety award

A staff member at a Sleaford-based business has scooped a national health and safety award.

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School’s £1,430 marathon effort

Charity fundraisers have collected £1,430 to help provide a hot spa for a school.

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School opens its doors to Sleaford area primary school teams for latest maths contest

Pupils have once again been put to the test at a maths challenge held at a Welbourn school.

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Pupils inflict pain for good cause

A Sleaford school teacher bravely placed himself in the hands of willing students when he offered the chance to rip the hairs off his legs for charity.

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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New residents celebrating the official opening of retirement bungalows on St John's Close, Leasingham. EMN-171105-112643001

Nostalgia - unveiling of retirement bungalows in Leasingham - 25 years ago

Does anyone living in the Leasingham area recognise or remember this plaque?

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Tea party in charity shop to mark 35 years

Lincolnshire’s St Barnabas Hospice is celebrating 35 years since the organisation began and fundraising groups have been doing their bit to mark the milestone.

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