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Caistor Town Council meeting

Caistor Town Council is meeting tomorrow evening (Thursday, December 8) in the town hall.

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Why £100m is ‘only
the tip of the iceberg’

Why £100m is ‘only the tip of the iceberg’

A new scheme designed to boost tourism in the Lincolnshire Wolds will deliver a massive shot-in-the-arm to the region’s economy, it has been claimed.

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VIDEO: UKIP leader Paul Nuttall speaks in Sleaford today

UKIP is wheeling out its big guns with newly elected national leader Paul Nuttall speaking in Sleaford today (Saturday) and former leader Nigel Farage due to arrive on Monday.

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Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, with Lincolnshire's Chief Constable Neil Rhodes.

Minister for Policing visits Lincolnshire Police HQ

The Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, has visited Lincolnshire Police as part of an operation he has called ‘Operation Cops’ which involves him visiting forces to meet frontline staff and hear first-hand about the issues affecting them and the work they do in the community.

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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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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week, 42 years ago, the Birmingham Pub Bombings took place. On November 21, 1974, bombs were planted in two Birmingham pubs – the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town. The explosions killed 21 people and injured 182 others.

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Council steps in to support Rasen Town Band

Market Rasen Town Council has stepped up its funding for the town’s band.

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County councillor brands measures in Chancellor’s Autumn Statement as good for Lincolnshire people and businesses

The county council’s Executive Member for Economic Development, has expressed his support for the Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s announcements in his Autumn Statement.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Rasen MP asks - should we pay for non-essential NHS treatment?

MP Sir Edward Leigh has called for an ‘honest debate’ about the finances of the NHS - and even suggested that the Government may have to ‘think the unthinkable’ and consider introducing charges for non-essential treatment.

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Lincolnshire County Council Leader, Coun Martin Hill.

Lincolnshire County Council leader says Government’s devolution deal “fell some way short”

The leader of Lincolnshire County Council has responded to comments made by a Government Minister after the authority backed out of a proposed devolution deal.

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Lincolnshire councils reject Government’s £450 million devolution deal

Two local leaders in Lincolnshire have confirmed their intention not to proceed with a devolution deal which it is claimed would have brought a £450m boost to the county.

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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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UKIP leader: Devolution is a ‘dead duck’

Any hopes of resurrecting a devolution deal for Lincolnshire appear dead in the water – unless the Government stops treating the county with ‘disdain’.

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Lincolnshire County Council Leader, Coun Martin Hill.

County council leader set to say “No” to combined authority deal

Plans for a combined authority in Lincolnshire, with a £15 million a year budget, look uncertain after a council leader hinted he would reject the deal.

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VIDEO: Health minister Jeremy Hunt visits Lincolnshire and talks about future of local health services and backs Tory by-election candidate

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP has given a video interview to The Sleaford Standard on visiting the town to lend his support to the new Tory candidate in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.

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Colin Mair

Devolution deal a ‘dead duck’, says Lincolnshire UKIP leader

Any hopes of resurrecting a devolution deal for Lincolnshire appear dead in the water – unless the Government stops treating the county with disdain.

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Britain reacts to Donald Trump’s election

Britain reacts to Donald Trump’s election

As the dust settles on the US Election night following a fractious campaign, Britain’s politicians and figureheads have reacted to Donald Trumps elections.

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Donald Trump wins White House race: here’s how he could be a successful President

Donald Trump wins White House race: here’s how he could be a successful President

Donald Trump is now President-Elect of the United States of America. Here’s how he could be a successful President.

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