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Outstanding citizens recognised at West Lindsey awards event

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Caistor annual town meeting

The annual town meeting for Caistor will be held in the town hall on Thursday, April 27, starting at 7pm.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Wragby county councillor is stepping down

He’s met the Queen ‘two or three times’ and is one of the longest serving county councillors in the entire country.

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Council battling to raise cash for skate park bid

Market Rasen councillors are trying to secure funding to rebuild the town’s skate park but warn they cannot afford to spend the bulk of their reserves on the project.

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Trade in Caistor is being ‘decimated’

A Caistor businessman has warned trade in the town is being ‘decimated’ by confusing parking signs.

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Rasen MP welcomes June vote

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative MP for Gainsborough constituency, which includes Market Rasen, has welcomed the Prime Minister’s call for a general election in June and said that he hopes to be the Conservative party’s candidate.

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Theresa May calls snap general election for June 8

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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Long-serving Rasen county councillor announces retirement

He’s been serving on the county council for eight years, but Burt Keimach has now announced his retirement.

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Caistor town council meeting

CCTV in Caistor will be one of the items on the agenda for this month’s meeting of Caistor Town Council.

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Rasen development decision deferred

Campaigners will have to wait at least another three weeks for a decision on a controversial Middle Rasen housing development.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.

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Police & Crime Commissioner: ‘My blueprint to tackle crime’

A new blueprint for tackling crime and supporting victims has been unveiled by Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.

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‘We need more money’, says new police chief

Lincolnshire’s recently appointed Chief Constable Bill Skelly says he hopes the force will secure a fairer funding deal - ending fears about damaging cuts in officer numbers.

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COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTIONS: Horncastle and Market Rasen area candidates revealed

The candidates for the upcoming Lincolnshire County Council elections on May 4 have been revealed.

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The end of the road? Councillor Colin Mair will step down in May.

UKIP’s leader will not fight in county elections

UKIP’s leader at Lincolnshire County Council, Colin Mair, has confirmed he will not be standing in the upcoming council elections in May.

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D-Day: Councillors to consider 300-homes plan for Rasen’s Caistor Road

A controversial scheme to build 300 new homes in Market Rasen could leave developers with a bill for than £800,000 to improve local services - if plans are approved by West Lindsey District Council today (Wednesday).

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Imminent UK cuts to mothers tax credits are an assault on womens human rights

Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

Angela O’Hagan is a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. Here she looks at how a change in tax credits for parents who have more than two children is an attack on women’s rights.

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Unfair funding formula threatens Wolds schools, says RSN

Rural Services Network claims children attending rural schools are ‘losing out’

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Coun Daniel McNally (left) with Craig Leyland, the newly-elected chairman of the Louth and Horncastle Conservative Association.

UKIP county councillor defects to Conservatives

One of Lincolnshire’s leading UKIP county councillors has defected to the Conservative Party, just weeks before the county council elections.

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