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Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).

Politics
Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

Transport 15
Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

Business
Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

Offbeat
Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

News 24
URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

Business 2
The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

Business 6
A section of the A45 near Rushden will be closed tomorrow and Friday

A46 road closure at Lincoln

The final section of the Lincoln Bypass A46 and Riseholme Road A15 roundabout will be resurfaced overnight from 8pm to 5am, between January 11 and January 17, weather permitting.

News
Government warns poultry owners to keep their birds separate from wild animals: PHOTO: Niall Carson/PA Wire ENVIRONMENT_BirdFlu_121224.JPG

Avian flu Prevention Zone extended after case found on Lincolnshire farm

The Chief Veterinary Officer has extended a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry from avian flu.

Health
Farming news.

Rural firms are ready to invest

Lincolnshire’s rural businesses can play a major part in driving forward the nation’s economy in 2017, says a group representing the views of rural landowners.

Business
Recycling. File picture.

Recycling Christmas cards and wrapping paper? It’s trickier than you think!

With collections restarting this week following the Christmas break, many recycling bins will now be overflowing with packaging from presents.

News
Mobile phone

Hundreds of complaints over mobile phones in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Trading Standards received 245 complaints in 2016 from residents unhappy with their mobile phone.

News

Brookenby business ‘goes into administration’

Around 50 people employed at a company near Market Rasen face an uncertain start to 2017.

News
Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

News 15
Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

The Co-op has announced a nationwide recall of 165,000 hollow milk chocolate Santa figures after two alleged tampering incidents.

News 3

VIDEO: Lincolnshire firm launches self sticking wrapping paper

A Lincolnshire company is hoping to make life easier this Christmas with the launch of a new gift wrap that doesn’t need sticky tape.

Business 4
The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

Arts 5
Lincolnshire’s illegal cigarettes and alcohol being turned into electricity

Lincolnshire’s illegal cigarettes and alcohol being turned into electricity

Almost 150,000 cigarettes and tonnes of illegal alcohol seized during raids in Lincolnshire will today (Tuesday December 20) be turned into electricity.

Business 2
Road closed.

Fuel spill shuts B1225 Caistor High Street - road to remain closed until Thursday

A fuel spillage has closed part of the B1225, Caistor High Street, and will cause delays in coming days.

Transport
Post Office makes robust contingency vow

Post Office vows minimal disruption for public this Christmas

The Post Office is confident it will be Christmas as usual as strikes called for the 19th and 20th December will be met with robust contingency plans to minimise any festive disruption.

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