Normandy veteran dies aged 98

A 98-year-old Normandy veteran from Heckington will receive a regimental funeral.

The scales of justice

Dunston woman fined for not tidying up her property after petition by unhappy neighbours

A Dunston woman will have to pay more than £2,500 for not complying with a notice from the council ordering her to clear up a property she owns.

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Council offers chance of winning vouchers to residents taking part in survey

Have your say on what the district council does and how it performs and you could win vouchers for yourself and a local school.

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Council apologises for major traffic upheaval expected as work to repair A17 Sleaford bypass embankment set to begin next week

Motorists are warned to expect lane closures and major disruption as £2.4m project to repair embankment on the A17 Sleaford bypass begins next week.

Cranwell Military Wives Choir

Cranwell Military Wives Choir to feature at Peterborough Cathedral concert

The ladies of the Cranwell Military Wives Choir have been invited to take part in the national Military Wives Choir Cathedral tour in December. As part of the ‘Home For Christmas’ tour, the 32 strong choir of wives from RAF Cranwell will be performing a series of well known Christmas numbers at Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday. December 9. Cranwell choir memebr Sam Wildridge said: “We are so excited to be able to perform in such a beautiful Cathedral in the heart of Peterborough this year. Christmas time can be such a tough experience for military families as many of our husbands will be overseas on duties and therefore will miss celebrating with their loved ones. Being able to focus on singing on this tour brings us all together to share our experiences, support each other and be a comfort when some of us may need it.” For concert tickets visit www.ticketmastwer.co.uk/militarywiveschoirs.

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District among ‘Heavy Hitters’

North Kesteven District Council’s corporate director Phil Roberts has been singled out as a progressive leader within local government housing development.

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MP backs report on poor power supply

Sleaford and North Hykeham MP Dr Caroline Johnson is championing a drive to upgrade power and other utility supplies to growing industrial parks in the district.


Video: Combined fire and ambulance station unveiled

Fire and ambulance crews in Louth took part in an emergency drill this afternoon to mark the opening of the new combined station - the first in Lincolnshire.
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County council wants your views on streetlighting switch-offs in Lincolnshire

Local residents, businesses and organisations are being asked to complete a questionnaire on the impact of the county council’s controversial part-night street lighting policy.

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Council eyes up town site for redevelopment

Lincolnshire County Council is sizing up what it could do with the office buildings in Sleaford that it is soon to vacate.

Roadworks stock

Traffic to be diverted via LINCOLN to avoid roadworks on the A17

Road resurfacing works on a stretch of the A17 between Sleaford and the A1 at Newark will see three weeks of overnight closures and drivers ordered to re-route via Lincoln.

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Sleaford remembers fallen heroes at Sunday parade

Townspeople showed their support at this year’s Remembrance Sunday service.

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MP offers tourof Westminster

Sleaford and North Hykeham MP Dr Caroline Johnson is laying on a trip for constituents wanting to see the Houses of Parliament, with a free guided tour.

Successful flight...Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty with her gliding instructor Flight Lieutenant Sean Link. Image: Crown copyright.

High-flyer Dawn gets her bronze wings - just two weeks after CBE

A Sleaford woman is flying high after achieving her bronze flying wings - just two weeks after beingawarded an CBE for services to the RAF

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Call to recoup costs of election is quashed

A former parish council chairman has controversially suggested residents who called for a by-election should be invited to contribute to the cost.

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Cadet’s solo flight

Many young people join the Air Training Corps because they are interested in aviationn and in particular having the opportunity to learn to fly. Cadet Flight Sergeant Sam Hurry of Sleaford Air Cadets is no exception.

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Tributes paid as former Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire Tony Worth dies aged 77

North Kesteven District Council Leader Richard Wright has paid tribute to former Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire Tony Worth, who passed away yesterday (Thursday) after a short battle with cancer, aged 77.

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Parishioners create poppy art display in village church near Sleaford as Roll of Honour is to be rededicated on Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday at a village church near Sleaford is set to take on an extra dimension this year, with the rededication of the newly restored Roll of Honour, which records the sacrifice of every lad from the parish who signed up to serve.

Victoria Atkins MP.

Victoria Atkins MP becomes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Home Office

Louth and Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, has reportedly been promoted to a ministerial role at the Home Office this afternoon (Thursday).

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Lincolnshire Police invite people to hand in their guns and ammunition during two-week firearms amnesty

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for people to hand over any unwanted guns as part of a national two week firearms and ammunition amnesty, starting on Monday, November 13.

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