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‘We’ve got to go out and get that pool’ - action group set up

An action group calling for a swimming pool in Market Rasen has been set up after a public meeting on Friday evening saw the town’s deputy mayor tell residents ‘we’ve got to go out and do it’.

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Cut-price summer travel is just the ticket

CallConnect has a seasonal treat for young people throughout this summer’s school holidays.

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Councillor: ‘I want to see this town thrive’

Market Rasen has a new town councillor - and he says he is determined to see the area thrive.

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Council slammed for ‘no research’ on Rasen pool

Furious Market Rasen residents desperate for a swimming pool at the proposed multi-million pound leisure centre turned out in force to question the district council leader when he was in town last Wednesday (July 4).

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EXCLUSIVE: West Lindsey District Council reveals three-year plan to increase Market Rasen’s population and give ‘business case’ for a pool

West Lindsey District Council has revealed the multi-million pound dry leisure centre planned for Market Rasen is ‘very much’ a ‘stage one’ and that a swimming pool remains an ‘aspiration’.
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Farmers’ cash and labour fears

Local farmers fear uncertainty over Brexit will impact their businesses and are pushing the government for answers, the NFU revealed at the Lincolnshire Show on Thursday (June 21).

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South Kelsey park up for rural tourism award

The owners of Hall Farm Park in South Kelsey say they are ‘thrilled’ after being shortlisted for a rural business award.

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‘Build us a pool on par with Gainsborough’

Market Rasen Town Council has thrown its support behind the town’s swimming pool petition in a letter to West Lindsey District Council.

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The site of Market Rasen's new dry leisure centre

Site secured for new Rasen leisure centre

Exciting plans to build a multi-million pound leisure centre in Market Rasen have taken a step closer after West Lindsey District Council secured a site for development.

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Rasen marathon mum’s mega challenge for RAF fund

An RAF wife from Market Rasen has smashed a triple-marathon challenge to raise money in memory of tragic Red Arrows engineer Corporal Jonathan Bayliss who died in a crash in March.

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MP vows to put pressure to improve rail services in Market Rasen

Market Rasen MP Sir Edward Leigh has vowed to petition the government for improved rail links in the town after an announcement the service is to be nationalised.

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£5k find in Rasen field

A medieval brooch discovered by a father and son metal detecting in fields near Market Rasen fetched more than £5,000 at auction on Tuesday.

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Portas fund: £24k on its way back to Rasen

A huge £24,000 cash sum left over from Market Rasen’s £200k Portas Pilot funding awards in 2012-13 will finally be handed over to the town.

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Middle Rasen snow hero recognised at awards

A Middle Rasen farmer who escorted ambulances during the snow has been recognised for his heroic efforts at a special awards ceremony.

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MP’s fears over NHS funding rise

Market Rasen MP Sir Edward Leigh has revealed he is ‘very worried’ about the Government’s plans to increase spending on the NHS.

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Rasen Council:‘Give police more parking powers’

Councillors in Market Rasen have backed calls for Police Community Support Officers to have more powers to deal with parking offences.

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Binbrook farmer’s plea after dog owner sentenced

A distressed farmer whose sheep were ‘worried’ by a loose dog is calling on owners to be more responsible.

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Lonely Newtoft mum killed herself in bath

A lonely mum who was convinced her estranged husband had been having an affair killed herself in the bath at her home in Newtoft, an inquest heard.

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Rasen fruit and veg traders confirm town departure

Market Rasen’s long-serving fruit and veg stall that won a legal battle to stay on the market has confirmed it will not be returning due to a ‘soul destroying’ lack of footfall.

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PC ‘expecting’ crime rise in Market Rasen

A Market Rasen police officer has admitted he expects crime in the town to rise when two local convicts are released from jail.

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