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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded due to engine issues ahead of first ever Scampton airshow

Most of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue, it’s been announced

Transport
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OUT OF ORDER! Council meeting suspended after verbal warnings

Caistor Town Council was forced to suspend last week’s meeting after members of the public repeatedly interrupted proceedings.

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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Scrutiny committee to review county council decision to switch off street lights

Following months of criticism and security concerns locally after the county council’s decision to turn off street lights in some areas after midnight in a money-saving drive, the matter is to be reviewed.

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West Lindsey Leader has ‘confidence’ in management team

The Leader of West Lindsey District Council Coun Jeff Summers says he has ‘confidence’ in the existing management team to take the council forward.

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Ludborough festival granted licence - despite local objections

The organisers of a three-day music festival have been granted a premises licence for their event - which will see live and recorded music being played until as late as 2am.

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FEATURE: A taste of European food brings communities together

Some amazing tastes of European food were available at a Lincolnshire European Supermarket recently and food writer James Waller-Davies went along to try out some of the delicacies on offer and sniff out some new recipes...

Business
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Warning over unofficial sellers after couple sold ‘potentially unsafe’ generator in car park

The county council is warning people not to buy items from unofficial sellers after a couple bought a ‘potentially unsafe generator’ in a Lincolnshire town car park.

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New housing manager role for West Lindsey

West Lindsey District Council has appointed a new housing strategy and supply manager to deliver its ambitious vision for the district.

Politics
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Rasen finance committee meeting

Market Rasen Town Council’s Finance and Facilities Committee will be holding their monthly public meeting tonight (Wednesda July 19).

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West Lindsey named as finalist in local government awards

West Lindsey District Council is in the running for a prestigious award after being

named as a finalists in the APSE service awards 2017.

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All change for Rasen councillors’ dialogue with locals?

A Market Rasen town councillor has suggested the council’s monthly surgeries may not be the most effective way of hearing the public voice.

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Lincolnshire Police gun amnesty sees 117 weapons handed in - including a hand grenade!

A week-long gun amnesty run by Lincolnshire Police in an effort to make the county’s streets safer has resulted in 117 weapons being handed in.

Crime
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Rasen Town Council meeting tonight

Market Rasen Town Council’s Planning Committee is set to meet tonight (Wednesday July 5) at 6.15pm at the Festival Hall, Caistor Road.

Politics
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Sir Edward Leigh backs Welton roundabout

Stalwart Conservative MP Sir Edward Leigh is backing calls for the junction of Lincoln Road and the A46 to be turned into a roundabout.

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West Lindsey CEO announces she is leaving the role

The Chief Executive Officer of West Lindsey District Council, Manjeet Gill, has announced she will be taking early retirement and leaving the role she has held for more than seven years.

Politics
New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents are electing to name their children after politicians - with Corbyn the hottest new baby-naming trend, a study has found.

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Market Rasen: Could you ‘adopt a verge’?

Market Rasen Town Council is aiming to keep the town looking a cut above the rest... but they need your help!

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Former UKIP leader Paul Nuttall with now-former party member Victoria Ayling

‘It’s time to move on to other interests’ - former Lincolnshire county councillor Victoria Ayling leaves UKIP

One of UKIP’s most prominent Lincolnshire members has announced she is to resign from the party - praising it and it’s former leader Nigel Farage for a ‘fantastic job’.

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