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‘Senseless’ vandals splatter paint across windows and floors of new care home in Sleaford

Police are appealing for information after what they call a “senseless and callous act of vandalism.”

Crime

Gallery: Take a look as family-run village bakery re-opens with new look

A family-run village bakery which has been in business since 1886 has today (Thursday) unveiled a new look following extensive refurbishments.

Business
Nick Boles MP

“Pragmateer” Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles calls for Brexit “compromise”

Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles has called for “compromise” on Brexit.

News
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Driver leaves pushchair behind

Sleaford Police are looking for the owner of a child’s pushchair that appears to have been left behind in a street in town yesterday evening (Wednesday).

News
Collision causing traffic delays on A17 at Brant Broughton

Collision causing traffic delays on A17 at Brant Broughton

A two vehicle collision on the A17 is causing traffic delays on the A17 at Brant Broughton, according to police.

Transport
Vandals cut through fencing around Nocton Hospital site

Vandals cut through fencing around Nocton Hospital site

Intruders are said to have cut a wire fence in an attempt to get onto teh site of the former Nocton Hospital.

Crime
Operating theatre STO-170630-145609001

Operation delays to cut costs criticised

The Clinical Commissioning Group responsible for spending on NHS patient care in the Sleaford, Grantham and Stamford area has been singled out in the national press for adopting a policy of delaying some non-urgent operations to save money until the end of the financial year.

Health
Visitors at last year's Countryside Lincs event. Picture: Kat Sadler. EMN-180221-151951001

Fun for the whole family at Lincolnshire Showground

An interactive day all about animals, food, farming and the countryside returns to Lincolnshire Showground in April.

Whats on
Kim Cooper at Lincoln Crown Court. Photo: DANPICS; � Stephen Daniels EMN-180221-163613001

Nurse from Sleaford area convicted of stealing morphine from hospital ward

A Sleaford area nurse was today (Wednesday) convicted of stealing morphine from the ward where she was working at Lincoln County Hospital.

Crime
Fire

Water in fuse box leads to fire crews rushing to village near Sleaford

Fire crews were called to reports of smoke in a property in Dunston this morning (Wednesday).

News
Street lights in housing estates in Lincolnshire have been switched off for part of the night in a county council money saving move. EMN-180220-120059001

Resident survey on street lights reveals impact

North Kesteven residents are among those in the county that have shown the least reaction to changes to street lighting in Lincolnshire by the county council.

Politics
Police accident

A17 now reopened after being blocked earlier by collision involving two lorries

A collision between two lorries on the A17 which caused traffic chaos for commuters between Sleaford and Newark this morning (Wednesday) has now been clear, say police.

Transport
Sleaford Town Council. EMN-180220-151137001

Council to set aside £15k for legal fees?

Sleaford Town Councillors may be advised to set aside a sum of up to £15,000 to cover legal fees for a possible judicial review.

Politics
Sleaford Quality Foods expand into neighbouring premises. EMN-180220-155506001

Former farm machinery manufacturer’s site acquired by Sleaford food firm

Local food ingredients specialist, and one of the towns biggest employers, Sleaford Quality Foods are expanding into additional new premises.

Business
Owen Kemp took part in the NCS scheme which he describes as 'extremely worthwhile'. EMN-180220-121635001

NCS is looking for Lincolnshire teenagers - are you interested?

A life-changing national youth empowerment scheme is looking for teenagers in Lincolnshire to sign up.

News
Coun Richard Davies on site at Sleaford bypass. EMN-180117-110929001

A17 work is on track

Repair works to the embankment of Sleaford A17 bypass have reached their midway point, according to the county council.

Transport
Marie Curie volunteers are collecting donations across Lincolnshire for the Great Daffodil Appeal - could you join them? EMN-180220-124459001

Charity calling for volunteers in Lincolnshire- can you help?

Terminal illness charity, Marie Curie, is appealing for volunteers to give up two hours of their time.

News
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Lincolnshire Police supporting child abuse campaign

Lincolnshire Police is supporting a Government campaign to tackle child abuse.

News
Tools stolen in burglary on farm at Walcot

Tools stolen in burglary on farm at Walcot

A number of tools have been stolen from an outbuilding in a break in at a farm in Walcot, near Folkingham.

Crime
Road incident

Fire crew attends vehicle crash at Burton Pewardine near Sleaford

Emergency services were called to a crash on Heckington Road in Burton Pedwardine yesterday morning (Monday).

Transport
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