Sleaford supermarket supports children’s charity

Sleaford’s Tesco store is supporting Barnardo’s Lincolnshire Leaving Care Service with its Christmas gift collection this year, consisting of donations from customers and staff.

Road collision.

Three vehicle collision causing tailbacks in Sleaford.

A three vehicle collision this evening has been causing traffic tailbacks into Sleaford.

Pictured, from left - Alice Toyne, Molly Jackson and Nigel Tindall, staff at The Elite Fish & Chip Company with their battered mince pies. EMN-170812-100238001

Festive mince pies get battered at Sleaford area chippies

A Sleaford area chippie is getting in the festive spirit by offering up a Christmas treat in the shape of battered mince pies.

Cooplands. EMN-170712-160630001

Bakery chain Cooplands poised to open store in Sleaford

Bakery chain Cooplands looks poised to move into Sleaford’s main shopping street.

The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season.

Gritters gear up for weekend of wintry weather

With freezing temperatures forecast over the next few days, the county’s gritters are ready to roll.

Plans revealed for new KFC restaurant at Sleaford. EMN-170712-143202001

Plans submitted for new KFC drive-through restaurant at Sleaford

The Little Chef restaurant on the outskirts of Sleaford looks set to become a KFC after a national chain took over the company in February this year.

Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones is urging residents to submit their views for the latest crime and policing survey. EMN-170612-150651001

How would you spend Lincolnshire Police’s shrinking budget?

Residents are being given the chance to help shape the future of policing in the midst of an uncertain financial future.

Gas and Electricity bill from British Gas
Picture by Dean Atkins STO-170630-135956001

Save on your fuels costs by signing up to scheme

Christmas can be an expensive time of year and when it’s cold and the family is all at home for the holidays and the heating is on for days on end the fuel bills can soon rack up.

Overnight roadworks and road closures on A17 between Sleaford and Newark postponed

Overnight roadworks and road closures on A17 between Sleaford and Newark postponed

Due to forecasted cold weather, the resurfacing and repair works on the A17 between Sleaford and Newark at Beckingham have been postponed until spring 2018 following a final overnight closure tomorrow (Wednesday December 6) from 8pm to 6am.

James Taylor (centre), Young Butcher of the Year 2017. EMN-171124-103539001

Young butcher wins national award

A young butcher has had a dream start to his career by winning a national award.

Fears there will be an accident caused by inconsiderate parking on the Ruskington station bridge. EMN-171123-163513001

Dangerous parking on rail bridge prompts concerns

There are calls for action to prevent a serious collision on a railway bridge in a village near Sleaford.

The Butlers team are looking for a charity to support in 2018. EMN-171123-161025001

Electrical firm seeks a charity

Sleaford electrical firm Butlers is appealing for charities in the area to put themselves forward to be its first ever Charity of the Year.

Local employers will be at healthcare careers event. EMN-170112-125534001

Sleaford area organisations among employers at healthcare careers fair

Sleaford area employers will be among organisations showcasing at a healthcare jobs event

Rail replacement bus service.

Engineering works to disrupt trains to and from Grantham this weekend

Due to essential engineering works by Network Rail engineers this weekend overnight, there will be changes to train times and replacement buses for travellers through Sleaford.

The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

The Thornton's Outlet store in Sleaford's Southgate - due to close on December 27. EMN-171129-182701001

Chocolate shop chain to pull out of Sleaford after Christmas.

Bosses have officially announced the closure of the Thorntons store in Sleaford.

Gritters are ready for action today after the firstsnowfall on the Wolds in Lincolnshire. EMN-171130-124221001

Gritters prepared to do battle with the weather to keep Lincolnshire moving as first snow falls

With snow already falling on the Wolds in the Louth area and forecast to potentially fall across other parts of Lincolnshire as temperatures plummet, the county’s gritters will be out on the roads to keep them safe for motorists.

Sleaford's Into Town bus service routes to be cut. EMN-171130-103021001

Sleaford town bus routes to be cut

Councillors have spoken out against plans to reduce the Into Town bus routes around Sleaford, saying it will hit vulnerable and sick people most.

Mark Robertson pictured with the defibrillator unit. EMN-171130-093637001

Martin Dales company has installed a life-saving device

A construction company based in Martin Dales has installed a life-saving device with help from a Lincolnshire charity.


Villagers’ appeal saves store from losing its licence

A village convenience store has been saved from losing its licence to sell alcohol after appeals by residents and the parish council.

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