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New council depot open for business

Work has been completed on the refurbishment of Sleaford Town Council’s old ‘tractor shed’ at the corner of Eastgate car park. Council operative staff were moving in last week as their new base. Sleaford Museum artefacts currently stored there will be moved to secure site storage at the cemetery.

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Car boot sales and bingo boost for mayoral charities

Car boot sales and bingo boost for mayoral charities

Two fundraising activities in aid of the Mayor of Sleaford’s charities look set to continue.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Candidates invited to stand in Sleaford and North Hykeham after snap general election announcement

Anyone looking to stand as a candidate for the Sleaford and North Hykeham constituency in June’s General Election will be able to download or collect nomination papers from North Kesteven District Council next week.

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Dustbin collections in North Kesteven. EMN-140325-145308001

Bank Holiday changes to bin collections for North Kesteven residents

Residents in North Kesteven are being reminded that bin collections will change on both May Bank Holidays.

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New Army Cadet Force detachment to open in Navenby

A new Army Cadet detachment for young people in the Cliff Villages will host its first meeting next week.

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Dr Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham. EMN-170130-155442001

UPDATED: Sleaford and North Hykeham MP prepares to defend her seat after Prime Minister calls for early General Election

The MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham has spoken out in support of Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call for a snap General Election.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Hannah McKay/PA Wire

Theresa May calls snap general election for June 8

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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Two Sleaford town councillors (including deputy mayor) announce resignations

Two members have resigned from Sleaford Town Council.

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Counting down to Armed Forces Week 2017.

Sleaford set to honour armed forces’ contributions in countdown to Armed Forces Week 2017

Preparations are under way for Armed Forces Week activities in Sleaford.

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Sleaford's refurbished skate park, poised to be reopened last week once safety checks had been made. EMN-171204-164444001

Refurbished skate park re-opens in Sleaford

The newly refurbished and extended skate park in Sleaford has opened for skaters and boarders to use.

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Public toilets in Money's Yard, Sleaford. EMN-171204-161918001

Drug misuse and vandalism force council to close public toilets earlier

Drug use and vandalism have forced Sleaford Town Council to announce it will be closing its public toilets in the town centre earlier.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.

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The childrens play area on Heckington playing field. EMN-170304-192144001

Shabby village play park up for renewal?

A village play park could be replaced and relocated if funding can be found.

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Mayor's civic service at St Deny's Church, Sleaford. Mayor of Sleaford David Suiter pictured with civic guests and The Reverend Philip Johnson. EMN-170304-203556001

A good attendance at Mayor’s Civic Service

The Mayor of Sleaford held his annual Civic Service at St Denys’ Church on Sunday.

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Heckington Swimming Pool. EMN-170331-102339001

Parish’s plans for a new swimming pool in Heckington

Parish councillors have agreed in principle to proposals to relocate their village’s community swimming pool.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. Photo: Rob Foulkes EMN-161219-160126001

County Council candidates named for North and South Kesteven wards

Forty-four candidates are standing for election across the 11 Lincolnshire County Council Divisions within North Kesteven and 10 are standing in the three divisions in South Kesteven.

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‘Tour of Lincs’ cycle ride in aid of RAF Association’s work

A group of serving Royal Air Force personnel are cycling an 82 mile ‘Tour of Lincs’ in a single day, to raise funds for the Royal Air Forces Association.

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Beverly Agass - chief executive of South Kesteven District Council. EMN-170404-165034001

Chief executive of South Kesteven District Council leaving - offered role in charge of another council

The chief executive of South Kesteven District Council is leaving having been offered a new role in charge of another authority outside the county.

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Council Tax scam warning to North Kesteven residents

North Kesteven residents are being warned to be cautious of giving bank details out to cold callers after the district council was made aware of a possible telephone scam operating in Lincolnshire.

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