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Fire breaks out at Caythorpe recycling plant

Four fire crews plus other supporting vehicles rushed to a recycling centre in Caythorpe this morning after reports of a fire in a very large quantity of waste.

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Crime

Solar lights stolen from garden in Dunston

Police are seeking witnesses after four solar lights were stolen from the garden of a property on Front Street in Dunston.

Crime
Faecal bacteria discovered in drinks at Costa, Caffe Nero and Starbucks, BBC’s Watchdog finds

Faecal bacteria discovered in drinks at Costa, Caffe Nero and Starbucks, BBC’s Watchdog finds

Concerning levels of faecal bacteria were present in ice at three major high street coffee chains, according to an investigation.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Armed Forces past and present honoured in Sleaford during week of events

Members of the UK’s armed forces past and present were honoured in unique style during Armed Forces Week in Sleaford.

Politics
Amy Lewis and her friends at Winchelsea Primary School with the Lego sets she has won for them. EMN-170627-103302001

Sleaford girl wins Lego sets for all her schoolmates in national competition

A seven-year-old Ruskington girl has won kits for all her schoolmates in a national competition to design a new idea for construction toy manufacturing giant Lego.

Education
Beat It East Midlands support group. EMN-170627-171821001

Free roadshow in Sleaford offering advice to look after your heart

The Heart Roadshow is coming to Sleaford tomorrow night (Wednesday) to offer advice and support to people affected by a heart rhythm disorder.

Health
Sleaford Roman Catholic School pupil Elizabeth-Grace Wing is seeking sponsors as well as donating her hair to the Little Princess Trust. EMN-170627-161300001

Girl who had to be bribed to have a trim is to have hair cut short for cancer charity

A seven-year-old girl from Sleaford who used to hate having her hair cut is to have it chopped short to help children undergoing cancer treatment.

News

VIDEO: Meet Syas - the new tiger in Horncastle

So, how did you start the working week? Me? I came face-to-face with a magnificent six-year-old Bengal tiger called Syas.

News
Weather warning for heavy rain and thunder in Lincolnshire issued by Met Office

Weather warning for heavy rain and thunder in Lincolnshire issued by Met Office

A yellow weather warning for heavy rain has today been issued by the Met Office for Lincolnshire and the surrounding region.

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The temporary scaffold footbridge assembled at Sleaford rialway station. EMN-170627-095423001

Commuters will be using this temporary footbridge assembled to span the tracks at Sleaford railway station

Work to create a temporary footbridge to cross the tracks at Sleaford railway station is all but complete.

Transport
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Building fire at Digby overnight

Two fire crews were called out to a farm storage building on fire in Digby last night (Monday).

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Grantham Road car park. EMN-170626-173828001

Extended early opening at Grantham Road Car Park

A long-stay car park in Sleaford is opening for longer to make it easier for people catching early trains and wanting to get ahead at work.

Politics
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Bid to widen fuel permit for anaerobic digester plant

The owners of a biogas production plant are seeking to widen its range of fuel sources permitted.

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One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits say they would rather date someone with a pet, according to a new survey.

Offbeat 1
60103 the Flying Scotsman seen passing through Burton Pedwardine en route to London Kings Cross with a charter train from Scarborough on Saturday, taken by Stewart Wilson. EMN-170626-115234001

VIDEO: Flying Scotsman steams through Sleaford area

Lots of people positioned themselves at points along the line to catch a glimpse of the historic Flying Scotsman as it steamed through the Sleaford area on Saturday.

Transport
Colin Self in the long grass at the A17 junction with Boston Road, Heckington which he claims obscured his view, leading to a potentially serious crash. EMN-170619-141229001

Drivers put at risk by grass cutting policy - claim

A Heckington motorist fears county council cost cutting by reducing the amount of roadside grass verges it cuts and the frequency per year could have contributed to a potentially serious crash.

Transport
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Motorcyclist in collision with car blocks A15

The A15 between Sleaford and Lincoln was blocked on Saturday morning after a collision involving a motorcyclist and a car.

Transport
Police in riot gear at Billingborough on Friday. EMN-170626-100934001

Police in riot gear descend on village

Police in riot gear along with an ambulance and fire crew were called to an incident at a village near Sleaford on Friday evening.

Crime
Kitchen fire in Martin was started by ‘accident’

Kitchen fire in Martin was started by ‘accident’

Firefighters were called to a report of a fire in a kitchen of a property in Martin on Saturday afternoon.

News
Former UKIP leader Paul Nuttall with now-former party member Victoria Ayling

‘It’s time to move on to other interests’ - former Lincolnshire county councillor Victoria Ayling leaves UKIP

One of UKIP’s most prominent Lincolnshire members has announced she is to resign from the party - praising it and it’s former leader Nigel Farage for a ‘fantastic job’.

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