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Community lunch - or tea perhaps? - for Rasen businesses

Town Mayor John Matthews is keen to introduce a regular community lunch for local businesses - but is lunch time the best time?

Business
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Caistor CCTV consultation results awaited

A decision on the installation of CCTV in Caistor market place has been deferred.

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New path idea sparks disability access fears for Rasen’s De Aston Field

Wheelchair accessibility fears have been raised as proposals for a new woodchip path on De Aston fields were revealed at this month’s Market Rasen town council meeting.

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Caistor Town Council welcomes new councillor

Caistor Town Council welcomed a new councillor to their ranks at their meeting in the Alan Caine Council Chamber last Thursday.

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VIDEO: Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers film video guide on safety when buying kids’ hallowe’en costumes

With the horrific story of TV presenter Claudia Winkleman’s child’s costume catching fire hitting the headlines the other year, Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers are offering a video guide to buying kids’ Hallowe’en outfits while still getting into the spirit with safety in mind.

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Bollard plans for Rasen market place

It’s bad news for motorists, but a boon to market days, as Market Rasen town council plans to install permanent bollards in the Market Place.

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Lincolnshire council leaders take fight for a fair funding deal to House of Commons

County council leader Coun Martin Hill will today (Wednesday) be joining Lincolnshire MPs in a meeting with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to discuss getting a better funding deal for the area.

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Town Council offices at the Old Police station.

Rasen Town Council: No to green waste charges

Market Rasen town councillors are against proposals by West Lindsey District Council to impose a charge on green waste collection in the town.

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Matt Warman, Sir Edward Leigh, Victoria Atkins and Dr. Caroline Johnson met with Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Lincolnshire MPs meet with minister over fair funding campaign

Sir Edward Leigh, the veteran Member of Parliament for the Gainsborough constituency, has taken part in a meeting with other Lincolnshire MPs and the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, about the important issue of getting a fairer funding deal from central government for local government in Lincolnshire.

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ELDC headquarters at Tedder Hall in Manby.

D-Day for the future of the Cattle Market

A highly anticipated decision on the future of Louth’s Cattle Market will be made tonight (Wednesday), almost four years to the day since the site was first put on the market.

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Coun John Matthews, town mayor, and  deputy mayor Coun Stephen Bunney signed the contract with Evolution last week.

It’s official! New Rasen skate park contract signed

Market Rasen’s Mayor has signed the contract for the purchase of the long anticipated new skate park facility in Mill Road playing field, the Mail can reveal.

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The interior of Skidbrooke Church. Photo by Pete Creasy

Lincolnshire’s Top 8 terrifying and bizarre paranormal cases

From ghost sightings and ‘demonic’ hauntings to UFOs caught on military radar - Lincolnshire has been a hotbed of all things paranormal over the years.

Offbeat
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UPDATE: RAF Typhoons deployed to intercept ‘suspected hoax security alert’

Typhons from RAF Coningsby were launched to intercept a Ryanair aircraft flying in from Lithuania and escort it to Stansted Airport this morning (Wednesday) following a ‘suspected hoax security alert’.

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West Lindsey Council gets financial clean bill of health

The annual independent audit by KPMG has assessed the Council’s Statement of Accounts 2016/17 resulting in the best possible outcome of an unqualified audit opinion.

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Major investment expected to bring millions into the local economy

North Lincolnshire Council is to spearhead an initiative that could generate around 250 jobs, provide 140 new affordable homes for families and older people and bring millions into the economy through employment and business opportunities.

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Backlash for WLDC’s proposed green bin charge

Plans to introduce a charge for garden waste collection by West Lindsey District Council have been met by outrage from residents in the Rasen area.

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Caistor council calls for speed limit extension

Caistor Town Council is looking to extend the 30mph speed limit on two of the town’s roads.

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West Lindsey considers charging for garden waste collection

Are you prepared to pay for West Lindsey District Council to collect your garden refuse?

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Lincolnshire ‘shorn of £300m’, says local county councillor

Lincolnshire County Council has been ‘shorn of £300m in the last three years’, according to Market Rasen’s Lincolnshire county councillor Lewis Strange.

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Crowds to line Melton streets for Battle of Britain parade

Crowds will line the streets of Melton on Sunday for the annual Battle of Britain parade to honour those who fought in a pivotal episode during the Second World War.

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