Sports Editor’s Blog: VAR revolution is here so let’s not look back

A few centuries ago in merry old England, a chap called Ned Ludd, outraged by technological advances, hatched a plan to slow the relentless march of the Industrial Revolution.

A new crematorium could ease pressure on funeral services and cut travel times for mourners. EMN-180115-140343001

New crematorium could cut waiting and travel times for mourners

A new crematorium could cut delays and travel times for mourning families in North Kesteven.

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Finishing touches to latest pantomime

The Leadenham Players are putting their finishing touches to their latest pantomime.

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Tools stolen in series of work van break-ins around Sleaford

Tools stolen in series of work van break-ins around Sleaford

Work vans were targeted in a series of break ins around Sleaford on Tuesday night, according to police.

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Injured driver treated in hospital after crash at North Kyme

An injured driver was taken to hospital by ambulance after his car was involved in a collision on the A153 near North Kyme in the early hours of this morning (Thursday).

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Nigerian businessman sentenced for his part in £1.28m Lincolnshire NHS trust fraud

Following a trial at Leicester Crown Court a thirteenth defendant has been convicted of conspiracy to launder money in an international fraud and money laundering investigation.

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Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance to become operational ‘24 hours a day’

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance have announced today (Thursday) that they are extending their life-saving service to become operational 24 hours a day, working through the day and night.

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UPDATE: Police deal with 80 incidents after high winds bring down power cables and trees during the night

Police now say they dealt with 80 incidents as a result of the high winds that are lashing the county.

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Weather warning: high winds affect roads, buses and schools this morning

Police say roads across the county have been affected by high winds overnight causing numerous trees and power lines to go down.


Reminder to buy medicine over the counter

With winter halfway through and spring on the horizon, people across Lincolnshire are being reminded they can buy a wide range of medicines over the counter from their local pharmacy or supermarket, without the need for a prescription.

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Sleaford’s Argos due to relocate from Homebase to Sainsbury’s next month

Redesign work is progressing at Sleaford’s Sainsbury’s store as the company prepares to relocate its recently acquired Argos branch within the town.

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County council health scrutiny committee refers continued overnight closure of Grantham A&E to the Secretary of State for second time

Lincolnshire’s Health Scrutiny Committee has unanimously voted to refer the latest decision by United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (ULHT) for Grantham A&E to remain closed overnight, to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

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Leadenham Hockey: Frustrations for Firsts, but Ladies and Second XI hit form

Last weekend brought a full match programme for Leadenham Hockey Club with every team in action, starting with the men’s fiorst teasm appointment with Cambridge City Fourths.

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Police searching for convicted burglar in Sleaford area

Police are looking for a convicted burglar in the Sleaford area after he breached the conditions of his early release from prison.

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National Trust looking for volunteers to help at historic properties across Lincolnshire

The National Trust is looking for volunteers to help at historic properties across Lincolnshire.


Police looking into series of Transit van thefts in North Kesteven

Lincolnshire Police are urging owners of Ford Transit vans to be on their guard after nine vehicles have been stolen from various locations over the past four weeks.

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Video reveals extent of A17 Sleaford bypass roadworks

Frustrated motorists are being assured by the county council that embankment strengthening work is in full swing on the A17 Sleaford bypass and that despite the present traffic delays it will be worth it in the long run.

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Trust’s £90m payout due to patient errors

The trust which runs Lincolnshire’s hospitals has paid out more than £90 million in costs incurred due to errors over the past five years.

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Ruskington student wins place in Roller Derby World Cup showcase

A Sleaford skater, who goes by the nickname Lady MacDeath, will showcase her skills to a global audience after winning selection to an international Roller Derby team.

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Coastal highway plan may spur on A17 projects

A series of meetings are taking place this week that could pave the way to one of the most ambitious road schemes in Lincolnshire’s history.

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