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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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Annual Household Enquiry Form

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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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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Crime

Tools stolen from shed in Blankney

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

Crime
Lincolnshire Police Deputy Chief Constable Craig Naylor. EMN-181207-155828001

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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Police

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.

Crime
Police accident

Collision blocks High Street at Martin overnight

A collision blocked the B1191 at Martin late on Sunday evening.

Transport
Police accident

Two motorcycles in collision at Holdingham

Two motorcycles were involved in a collision on the Holdingham Roundabout near Sleaford on Saturday.

Transport
Garden fire in Ruskington

Garden fire in Ruskington

Firefighters were called to a garden fire in Ruskington on Saturday afternoon.

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Heather Marie performing for guests at Elite's 1940s evening for charity. EMN-180907-134912001

Chippy rolls back the years for charity trio

Fish and chips and wartime tunes were on the menu at The Elite Fish and Chip Company in Sleaford, as customers united for Armed Forces Day.

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Emiliy Adams age 8 EMN-180207-113934001

Fun day is just what the doctor ordered

The sun shone on a successful family fun day staged by a village GP surgery.

Health
Families cool off in the heat at Sleaford Swimming Baths in the summer of 1969 - but there was also a call for the pool to be heated and under cover. EMN-180607-103253001

Nostalgia - Cooling off in Sleaford in summer of ‘69

We see families splashing about keeping cool while making the most of the sun during the summer of 1969 at Sleaford Swimming Baths.

Lifestyle
Members of MosArt group installing a mosaic decorated seating area on Eastgate Green. L-R Anne Willoughby, Sindy Benton, Ann Hughes, Carole Smith, Pauline Dobson, Ladey Adey. EMN-180207-112312001

Mosaic bench nearly finished

Members of a mosaic art group are nearing completion of an eye-catching new bench and table installed in a riverside picnic area.

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Planning.

Nursery for old hospital chapel

A proposal to use the old chapel in the grounds of the former Rauceby Hospital as a children’s day nursery has been approved by North Kesteven planners.

Education

VIDEO: Watch fantastic sporting gesture as boys share honours in running race at school sports day

Staff and parents at a village primary school were bowled over by the unselfish spirit of four friends who agreed to cross the finish line hand in hand and share the spoils at sports day.

Education
Fire officers believe the fire could have spread to other flats if they had not been called so quickly.

Fire on grassland at Rauceby started by discarded cigarette

A Sleaford fire crew were called to reports of rough grassland on fire at North Rauceby.

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VIDEO AND GALLERY: Sleaford area fans share video clips and images while showing their support for England's World Cup semi-final footballers.

Now we have had time to wipe away the tears and regrets and reflect on England's dream World Cup rollercoaster ride, here are a few images from Sleaford area fans watching last night's match.

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Caught short - shameful pair of Sleaford footy fans do not realise they were on camera. EMN-181207-095955001

Own goal! Shop owner shames pair of Sleaford footy fans for using her doorway as a toilet

England fans may not have got the result they wanted last night but nor did a Sleaford dress shop owner when she spotted two men on her CCTV urinating into her doorway.

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Nancy Threapleton  and Eleanor Taylor join MP Dr Caroline Johnson to meet Prime Minister Theresa May after a tour of Westminster. EMN-180907-170433001

Top young debaters meet the Prime Minister

Sleaford and North Hykeham MP Dr Caroline Johnson welcomed Eleanor Taylor of Branston Community Academy and Nancy Threapleton of Rauceby Primary School on Wednesday to Westminster after they came top in her School Debating Competition staged in Sleaford to celebrate 100 years of votes for women, and to encourage girls to get into politics.

Education
The scene of the fatal motorcycle crash on the A15 at Leasingham. EMN-180907-192421001

Mayor of Sleaford calls for reduced speed limit on stretch of road to make it safer for drivers after fatal motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist has died and his female pillion passenger is in Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham with serious injuries after a collision with a car.

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