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Christmas stock show at Louth’s Cattle Market

Louth’s Cattle Market hosted its 87th annual Christmas Stock Show last week - an important event in Lincolnshire’s agricultural diary.

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Consumers urged to know their rights

Lincolnshire Trading Standards is urging consumers to seek redress from retailers that sell faulty electrical goods this Christmas after a survey found two-thirds of shoppers have bought problem goods in the last two years.

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Holiday giant Thomas Cook to buy out Co-operative Travel

Peterborough-based Thomas Cook is to buy out its trading partner Co-operative Travel in a deal worth £55.8 million.

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Rural communities ‘must be heard in Post Office funding consultation’

Rural communities ‘must be heard in Post Office funding consultation’

CLA (Country Land and Business Association) East is calling on the Government to listen to the opinions of rural communities and act upon them when deciding the future of Post Office branches across the countryside.

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Binbrook Post Office move gets stamp of approval

It has been confirmed plans to move Binbrook Post Office from its present site to the nearby Manor View Stores will go ahead.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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Award is icing on the cake for Willingham business

A North Willingham businesswoman has been named Confectioner of the Year at the Taste of Excellence Food and Drink Awards.

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East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Would a national centre for rural health and care help recruit NHS staff?

The trust behind hospitals throughout Lincolnshire is to use the county’s rural nature as a selling point in a fresh recruitment drive.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Council nets £2.5m bonus to tackle almost 50,000 potholes in Lincolnshire

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to extra government funding.

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VIDEO: Education secretary Justine Greening looks at apprenticeships and grammar schools during visit to Sleaford today

Education Secretary Justine Greening paid a visit to a local business and a school in Sleaford today (Monday) to see shining examples of apprenticeships and grammar schools at the heart her strategy for education.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Ludford mast will help move into the ‘21st century’

A new telecommunication mast in Ludford could help Lincolnshire ‘move into the 21st century’, after plans were granted approval last week.

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Rasen club’s new manager getting into the swing of things

Market Rasen Golf Club has welcomed a new man at the helm, whose task is to drive the whole business forward.

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Exciting new plan to boost tourism in Lincolnshire Wolds

Exciting new plan to boost tourism in Lincolnshire Wolds

East and West Lindsey district councils joined forces with local businesses today (Wednesday) to launch an exciting new initiative designed to boost tourism in the Lincolnshire Wolds.

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East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West ‘unite’ in Wolds tourism bid

East and West Lindsey District Councils are to join forces in a bold new bid to promote the Lincolnshire Wolds as a major tourist destination.

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MP Sir Edward welcomes ‘positive news’ on job front

Market Rasen and Caistor MP Sir Edward Leigh has welcomed the latest statistics showing an improving situation regarding employment in his constituency.

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