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Bridge replacement project means no trains between Sleaford and Spalding for four days

There will be no trains running between Sleaford and Spalding for four days in October due to £1.5m major engineering works to replace a bridge.

Winchelsea School headteacher Helen Duckett and pupils celebrate their latest Ofsted report. EMN-170918-142551001

School proud of ‘good’ report

Ruskington’s Winchelsea Primary School is celebrating after Ofsted inspectors repeated their ‘good’ rating after their latest visit.


‘Busiest year on record’ for life-saving Lincolnshire charity

LIVES, the Lincolnshire-based charity attending 999 medical emergencies, has experienced a dramatic increase in the number of serious road traffic collisions they have been called to attend across the county this year.

Carlton le Moorland Village Hall.

Grant of £500,000 to help create new hall

Half a million pounds has been awarded to a community near Sleaford to help them replace their village hall.

Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Slimmers can shed more pounds by taking a two-week break from dieting - every fortnight, say scientists.

Ghost hunter Thomas Warrington of Sleaford up for a radio award. EMN-170918-185542001

Sleaford-based ghost hunter up for an award for his radio show

A ghost hunter from Sleaford is to be a guest speaker at a national convention on the paranormal, as well as being in the running for an award for his radio show.

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Historical talk in town church

Sowing the Seeds - A History of Charles Sharpe will be the title of a talk given by Nigel Ogden at St Deny’s Church Room, Sleaford.

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Deadline is approaching to apply for funding from wind farm project

The deadline for community groups to apply for a grant is fast approaching.

Council news

Safer system to pay for care and support

An easier and more secure way for people to pay for the care and support they need is coming to Lincolnshire, according to the county council.

Before and after shots of Aisby following the Big Clean. EMN-170919-114811001

Aisby village given new lease of life in SKDC ‘grotspot’ clean up campaign

Weeds, fly-tipping, graffiti and road signs are some of the areas being tackled by South Kesteven District Council’s Big Clean programme.

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Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we’ve found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.

Heckington Young Farmers Club ploughathon back in 1992. EMN-170915-120335001

Young farmers looking to recruit in Heckington

Our nostalgia photo this week shows members of Heckington Young Farmers Club when they took part in a charity ploughathon in 1992. Were you one of these baseball-capped tractor men?

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Sleaford Town Council to celebrate Lincolnshire Day with car boot sale

To celebrate Lincolnshire Day on Sunday October 1, Sleaford Town Council is welcoming residents and visitors to the Town Hall between 12noon and 3pm.

Carl Panton Memorial Day charity fishing match at White House Farm, North Kyme. Eric Brown of Sleaford taking part in the charity fishing match.

Hundreds raised at North Kyme fishing fun day for charities in Sleaford area anglers’ memory

Fishermen came together for a fundraiser on Sunday to honour two men from the Sleaford angling community.

The sports hall at St George's Academy.

Sleaford school vies for slice of £300k for sports hall lighting

A school in Sleaford is in the running for a share of £300,000 to fund eco-friendly improvements on its grounds – but will need the public’s help first if it is to receive the sum.

Today is the Autumn Equinox

5 things you should know about the Autumn Equinox

It’s time to officially say farewell to those summer nights as today’s autumn equinox marks the first day of the new season.

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Third year for walking festival

A popular walking festival organised by a Heckington-based charity returns for a third year this month.

Hertfordshire Police is investigating

Burglars leave empty handed after break ins to Folkingham pub and a car

An outbuilding at a Folkingham pub was broken into on Tuesday night, according to police.

Leader of NKDC Coun Richard Wright. EMN-170331-102632001

VIDEO: North Kesteven councillors back bid for fairer Government funding for Lincolnshire

A campaign to lobby Central Government for Fairer Funding for Lincolnshire has been overwhelmingly supported by North Kesteven District Council.

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