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Rasen MP wades into Trump row

Sir Edward Leigh sparked anger in a House of Commons debate when he made reference to sexually charged comments by President Trump, saying ‘Which one of us has not made some ridiculous sexual comment at some time in our past?’.

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Success for Caistor seniors’ befriending service

A free befriending service based in Caistor is now fully operational and in a strong position to take on extra referrals for senior citizens in need of support in the town and surrounding area.

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Rasen MP slams the former Prime Minister after anti-Brexit speech

Local MP Sir Edward Leigh has slammed Tony Blair as a ‘failed former leader’ in a surprise outburst following the former Prime Minister’s calls for people to ‘rise up’ against Brexit.

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Tributes being paid to ‘Mr Caistor’

Tributes are pouring in to remember ‘Mr Caistor’ - Alan Caine - who died on Monday (February 20).

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The Kaiser Chiefs are coming to Market Rasen

The Kaiser Chiefs will be taking centre stage at Market Rasen Racecourse on Saturday August 19.

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NHS IN CRISIS: Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines

Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said.

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Obituary: Mary Irene Fisher

Believed to be the area’s oldest resident, Mary Irene Fisher died at the age of 105 in Waterloo House on December 26.

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Weather warning for wind

WEATHER WARNING: Winds of up to 80mph to cause disruption as Storm Doris blows through Lincolnshire

The Met Office have issued an amber weather warning for Lincolnshire and are warning winds of up to 80mph.

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BREAKING: Jacob Benet Cook pleads guilty to child sex offences

A Woodhall Spa man will be sentenced next month after he today (Tuesday) admitted attempting to incite a 13-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity.

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Burst water main causes disruption in Ludford

Anglian Water is dealing with a burst water main in Ludford this morning (Tuesday) which has left some homes with ‘very low water pressure or no water at all’.

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Skydock update: Police conclude operation

Lincolnshire Police have confirmed they have concluded their operation at a ballistic testing site at the former RAF base in Faldingworth near Market Rasen.

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Sweet news for Rasen shows’ ticket sales

One of Market Rasen’s longest-established businesses has teamed up with the Festival Hall to promote this year’s entertainment programme.

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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Leader of West Lindsey District Council

Jeff Summers, Leader of West Lindsey District Council, has given his views on plans for a unitary authority for Lincolnshire.

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NHS IN CRISIS: Drive to save cash is putting funding for treatments in direct competition with one another

NHS IN CRISIS: Drive to save cash is putting funding for treatments in direct competition with one another

The drive to save cash in the NHS is putting funding for treatments in direct competition, a charity has warned.

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A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

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CCTV released after shop theft in Market Rasen

CCTV has been released of two people police would like to speak to after cosmetics were stolen from Boots in Market Rasen.

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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Council leader explains why referendum ‘now won’t be possible’

Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Martin Hill, has explained why a poll on transforming local government in Lincolnshire won’t now be possible – although some form of consultation “could still happen”.

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Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Parent guide to everything you need to know about highly infectious bug in schools

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Labour calls for ‘end to shambles’

This Friday (February 24) at Lincolnshire County Council, the Labour Party opposition is planning to vote against plans for a unitary authority in Lincolnshire.

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NHS IN CRISIS: ‘Stroke patients will have to travel further to fewer hospitals in future’

NHS IN CRISIS: ‘Stroke patients will have to travel further to fewer hospitals in future’

Many of the plans to shake up services in the NHS and change the way of working talk about having specialised services - but campaigners fear this may mean patients travelling further to fewer hospitals.

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