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Sleaford pro golfer Paul Streeter bids for Senior Open return

Sleaford golf professional continued his impressive start to life on the European Senior Tour with another top-20 finish at the Swiss Seniors Open.

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Potterhanworth ‘Hobbit’ hotel plans approved

Potterhanworth ‘Hobbit’ hotel plans approved

Councillors in North Kesteven have approved plans for a campsite including ‘hobbit’ hotels, glamping pods and static and touring caravans in Potterhanworth.

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Lincolnshire supermarkets help raise astonishing £5 million for children's cancer charity

Lincolnshire supermarkets help raise astonishing £5 million for children's cancer charity

Morrisons stores in Louth, Skegness, Spalding and Stamford have raised an incredible amount of money for children and young people's cancer charity CLIC Sargent.

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Urgent review needed into how MOD records ‘increasing’ veteran suicide rate

The “British stiff upper lip” attitude to death and the UK system of recording deaths means there is not enough accurate information about suicides in this country.
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South Kesteven residents urged to check they are registered to vote

People living in South Kesteven are being urged to check they are registered and able to vote.

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EMAS commits to help employees who become terminally ill at work

On Monday, July 16, EMAS added its name to a charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work.

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Ruskington Bowls Club toasts unbeaten week

Ruskington Bowls Club toasts unbeaten week

It was all good news for Ruskington Bowls Club last week, with no losses, three good wins, and a great Open Pairs day.

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Cost savings to Lincolnshire’s winter gritting plans examined

Lincolnshire County Council plans to save costs from the winter roads budget by making gritting bin refills ‘only when necessary’.

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The dustbin lorry bursts through the ribbon to officially open NKDC's new waste and recycling fleet depot at Metheringham. Photo: NKDC EMN-180717-172602001

North Kesteven’s new £4.2m waste collection fleet depot and business units development officially opens

It was the start of a new era as North Kesteven District Council’s new £4.2m waste and recycling operations depot were officially opened today (Tuesday).

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Government is ‘turning a blind eye’ to spiralling suicide rate among military veterans

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen and women taking their lives.
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Sleaford sidecar racer out of luck at Knockhill

Sleaford sidecar racer Gary Horspole travelled up to Scotland to join Jimmy Connell for round five of the British Sidecar Championship.

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Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK

Two giant bird-eating tarantulas with a leg span of up to 10 inches could be on the loose, after babies were found abandoned in a car park.

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Tools stolen from shed in Blankney

Tools have been stolen from a shed in Blankney, according to police.

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Lincolnshire Police failed to properly record nearly one in five crimes according to HM inspector’s report

Lincolnshire Police has failed to properly record 1 in 5 crimes reported to it, according to a newly released assessment by policing inspectors.

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More than £1 million spent on consultancy firms for future health plans for Lincolnshire

More than £1 million spent on consultancy firms for future health plans for Lincolnshire

More than £1 million has been spent on consultancy fees for healthcare shakeup plans that will affect services across Greater Lincolnshire.

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Sleaford CC First XI shaded by Lincs ECB Premier title rivals Bracebridge Heath

Sleaford CC First XI’s epic fightback fell agonisingly short in a narrow defeat at title rivals Bracebridge Heath on Saturday.

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Lincolnshire councils face increasing waste collection costs

Lincolnshire councils face increasing waste collection costs

Councillors facing increased costs over changes to their waste collection services, could face worse consequences if nothing is done, says the county council’s waste committee chairman.

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Sleaford CC: Champions suffer defeat to Skegness

Defending South Lincs and Border League champions Sleaford CC Second XI suffered another Premier Division defeat at home to Skegness on Saturday/..

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Breathing apparatus equipment stolen by uncaring thieves

Police are investigating after breathing apparatus and fire extinguishers were taken from where they had been placed by the roadside in a village near Sleaford.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

As temperatures reached the exotic heights of 31C across the country this week, sunbathers could be in for more than a tan as horse flies appear to be terrorising the nation.

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