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Green light for open air cinema plans by council

Sleaford is going to the movies after town councillors gave the green light to plans for an open air cinema event to be held in the summer.

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Get involved in the Great British Spring Clean

Get involved in the Great British Spring Clean

North Kesteven District Council is to look further into Government amendments to the law on littering from cars.

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Council confirms St George’s Day Market and colouring competition are back again

Council confirms St George’s Day Market and colouring competition are back again

Sleaford Town Council has confirmed it will be holding a special St George’s Day Market on Saturday April 21, from 9am to 3pm. Market pitches will be free of charge, bookable through the Town Council office in advance. A £20 refundable deposit and public liability insurance required. Gazebos will be available to hire on a first come, first served basisat £5, plus £20 refundable deposit. Contact 01529 303456.

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New crematorium encouraged by NKDC

New crematorium encouraged by NKDC

North Kesteven District Council’s Executive Board has recommended that the council presses ahead with plans for a new crematorium to be sited in the district.

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The site of the new Sleaford Moor enterprise park acquired by NKDC. EMN-180802-155458001

Land deal to unlock new business growth

The district council is investing to ensure Sleaford and North Kesteven is open for business in 2018 and beyond.

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Council rejects proposal to cull litter bins in Sleaford

Town councillors have rejected proposals to consider a cull of litter bins.

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Panel supports Police & Crime Commissioner’s precept proposal

The Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel has agreed to support the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Marc Jones, in his proposal to increase the police’s share of Council Tax by 5.8 per cent for 2018/19.

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Here’s a preview video of what to expect when RAF Cranwell woodwind ensemble perform free concert at Sleaford parish church

St Denys’ Church, Sleaford will be hosting a free concert by the Woodwind Ensemble of the Band of the RAF College Cranwell.

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Water repairs will close street for day

Handley Street in Sleaford town centre will be closed for a day on Sunday, February 11.

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MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham Dr Caroline Johnson. EMN-180702-170446001

Sleaford MP backs litter law change

Sleaford’s MP, Dr Caroline Johnson, has been backing a new law to crack down on owners of vehicles seen littering streets.

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Back on the road - NKDC's waste collection fleet heading out after the team found replacement batteries for those taken in a burglary overnight. EMN-180702-155402001

Praise for getting North Kesteven’s bin lorry fleet back on the road after 28 batteries stolen from trucks in yard

North Kesteven District Council leaders have praised everyone involved in getting the authority’s fleet of waste collection lorries back on the road after a burglary overnight at their depot.

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County council highways staff repairing potholes on Moor Lane, Leasingham. EMN-180131-170041001

Extra £1.7 million given to county to deal with potholes - but ‘still more to do’ says council

The county council has been given an additional £1.7m to deal with potholes across Lincolnshire - bringing the total to £4.2m funding from the Government for the problem so far.

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Does the town need another swimming pool?

Governors at St George’s Academy in Sleaford will meet to decide their next step after losing their bid for approval by NKDC’s planning sub-committee for their £3.7m pool and fitness suite scheme.

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Council says ‘no’ to new school pool plan

The principal of a Sleaford academy is “heartened” by support from local councillors and the public for plans to build a pool and fitness suite, despite it being rejected by the district council’s planning committee.

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Work to take place on Sleaford town centre car park

A Sleaford car park will have reduced parking for seven days to allow essential maintenance work to be carried out.

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Funding available for landlords

Private sector landlords in North Kesteven are being encouraged to apply for funding to improve energy efficiency in their properties.

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Lincolnshire politicians join hunger strike for democratic change on centenary of women’s suffrage

Two leading local politicians from the district are taking part in a 24-hour hunger strike calling for a change in the voting system in this country.

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RAF Typhoons at Nellis Air Force Base. Picture: SAC James Skerrett. EMN-180502-124601001

RAF Coningsby Typhoon’s take part in world’s largest air combat exercise

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby have been invited to take part in the world’s largest and most complex air combat exercise.

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Homeless people are supported in district

Things are changing in the way homelessness is addressed in North Kesteven.

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Kenilworth Town Council wants an increased police presence in the town

Police officer ‘claimed he had been assaulted’ but ‘injuries were self-inflicted’, hearing told

A Lincolnshire police officer claimed that he had been assaulted while on duty after inflicting the injuries himself, a misconduct hearing was told.

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