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Fond memories of county show held in Aswarby

An appeal for memories from when the Lincolnshire Show was held at Aswarby in 1956 is being made - to contribute to a display in the village.

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Swaton Vintage Day and World Egg Throwing Championships. From left - Rod Gilbert of Billinghay and David Wakefield with Rod's 1950 Field Marshall series 3. EMN-180618-160148001

Gearing up for another cracking vintage day out

Visitors can look forward to a smashing time at the annual Swaton Vintage Day, featuring the World Egg Throwing Championships.

Whats on
William Alvey children using the Walking Bus. EMN-180618-215713001

Third ‘walking bus’ to cut school traffic

A Sleaford primary school has launched its third ‘walking bus’ in an effort to overcome chronic congestion around its gates which set neighbours at odds with parents parking on the school run.

Education
Detailed plans for hotel and restaurant for Sleaford submitted

Detailed plans for hotel and restaurant for Sleaford submitted

Plans have been submitted for a 21 bed hotel and restaurant development in Sleaford.

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Stars of Robot Wars inspire young battlers - primary school pupils design robots for arena showdown

Year Six pupils are preparing to do battle after being inspired by a visit from two of the stars of BBC’s Robot Wars.

Education
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Union leaders call for Lincolnshire County Council to bring payroll and other back-office services back ‘in-house’

The Leader of the County Council has played down concerns by union leaders that a potential plan to share finance and administration services with another council provided by an outside contractor could lead to local job losses.

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£6m spend at facility complete

A leading UK food company has completed a £6 million investment at its site near Sleaford and is part way through another multi-million pound spend elsewhere in Lincolnshire.

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Tornado steam loco in the sidings. EMN-180605-135946009

Steam loco to run to mark RAF centenary

To help mark the centenary of the RAF, the Tornado steam locomotive is set to travel from Lincoln, passing by Sleaford, to London King’s Cross via Sleaford and Peterborough on Tuesday, July 10.

Transport

WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used train tickets

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.

Transport
Lights switch on at Sleaford Christmas Market. EMN-180621-111356001

Sleaford Christmas Market will be on SUNDAY after agreement not to switch days

Preparations are underway for this year’s Sleaford Christmas Market, but plans by the organising group to switch it to a Saturday have been dropped after a passionate plea from local traders concerned that the change might hurt their business.

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The North Sea Observatory at Chapel St Leonards. EMN-181106-085953001

Last minute ‘snags’ delay opening of North Sea Observatory

Works to iron out last minute ‘snags’ will need to be carried out before the new North Sea Observatory attraction can be opened to the public, say council officials.

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Call for fairer highways funding in Lincolnshire

Call for fairer highways funding in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council’s Executive Member for Highways and Transport, Councillor Richard Davies, is calling on the Government to put an end to decades of underfunding and invest more in Lincolnshire’s roads.

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Sky Broadband & Talk is down

WiFi blackout as Sky Broadband & Talk goes down in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire

Residents in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire were without Sky Broadband & Talk after damage caused by builders.

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No way round - the fun fair ride lorry and trailer had no room for maneouvre turning into Sleaford Market Place, causing a traffic jam this morning (Monday). EMN-180618-144609001

Funfair ride holds up traffic through Sleaford town centre

Traffic in Sleaford town centre came to a standstill this morning when a lorry towing a fun fair ride ended up unable to negotiate a tight corner.

Transport
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EA pleased with crackdown during river course fishing close season

River coarse fishing is back in full swing following a three-month close season from March 15 to June 15.

News
Paddington Bear is getting his own 50p coin Picture: The Royal Mint

Royal Mint to release special Paddington Bear 50ps and one has already sold for £16k on eBay

The Royal Mint has announced that it will be releasing special Paddington Bear coins next week.

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Tourism forums for businesses

Businesses wanting more visitors through their doors are being invited to a series of information forums as part of South Kesteven’s new tourism drive.

Business
Thames ambulance service makes improvements on performance for Lincolnshire patients

Thames ambulance service makes improvements on performance for Lincolnshire patients

Councillors have said progress has been made by Thames Ambulance Service since an improvement plan was put in place by Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group.

Health
Road closure sign

Road closure finally lifted on busy Sleaford town centre street

Traffic should be back to normal after repairs to an electric cable fault closed a Sleaford town centre street for nearly two days.

Transport
Would you risk watching the World Cup at work?

Can you be sacked for watching the World Cup at work?

The World Cup is finally here and is set to takeover our lives for the next month.

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