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Research reveals women are taking control of their finances

Figures have revealed that women aged 25-34 now generate 40% of all credit card enquiries, with single women the most likely to take out a credit card.

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Children’s services are ‘fragile’ says trust

A statement from the trust which runs the county’s hospitals has said children’s services at Pilgrim Hospital are ‘fragile’ adding they were ‘currently safe, but we may not be able to maintain all services at the hospital’.

Health

5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Racecourse bar to be renamed after Grand National hero

The bar at Market Rasen Racecourse is to be renamed after Grand National winning horse Tiger Roll, who began his victorious run in the town.

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Plan launched to put Market back in Rasen

A new initiative has been launched to attract more stalls to Market Rasen’s struggling market - and already three new traders have signed up.

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Dog food manufacturer to ‘em-bark’ on tour of Lincolnshire

A Lincolnshire-based dog food manufacturer will ‘em-bark’ on a tour of the county this week, stopping at Lincolnshire Co-Op stores along the way.

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Verge cuttings trial will be rolled out across the county next week

A project which could help generate electricity and heat for Lincolnshire and improve the appearance of the county’s verges begins a trail on Monday, April 23.

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Caistor funeral director honoured for her commitment to the community

A Caistor-based funeral director has been named as volunteer of the year by her employers at Lincolnshire Co-op.

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Steep rise in cost of rural crime thefts in the Midlands

A crime wave is sweeping the British countryside, according to latest figures released by NFU Mutual.

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New restaurant to ‘spice’ things up in Wragby

A Wragby business owner is set to launch his latest venture this month - a 100-seater restaurant which combines English and Indian cuisine.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

Business

FULL LIST of 81 Carpetright stores to close as firm axes 300 jobs

About 300 jobs are to be axed at Carpetright after the embattled retailer unveiled plans to shut another 81 stores and tap investors for £60 million under a sweeping restructure.

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‘The aim is to reduce deaths on our roads’

The applicant planning a controversial motorcycle training school in a quiet hamlet has written an open letter to residents pleading for their support, saying ‘we want to cut road deaths’.

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Lack of publicity blamed for fall in county’s recycling rates

Lack of publicity blamed for fall in county’s recycling rates

The chairman of Lincolnshire Waste Partnership (LWP) blamed a lack of publicity for the county’s fall in recycling rates.

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Still time to put pen to paper in competition

Still time to put pen to paper in competition

Time is running out for youngsters in the East Midlands to put pen to paper as part of a nation-wide competition.

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A Chestnut Homes team from last year's C2C2C challenge.

Staff at Lincolnshire company gearing up for charity ride

An intrepid team of cyclists from a Lincolnshire company is gearing up for a mammoth 100-mile charity bike ride.

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Authorities called on to create regular reviews and, change public perception and reduce fear of crime in street lighting recommendations

Six recommendations including better communication and creating a list of exemption sites have been revealed in a draft report assessing the impact of Lincolnshire County Council’s controversial decision to switch off tens of thousands of street lights at night.

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Lincolnshire based hospice announces winning films for outdoor festival

With more than 2,000 votes submitted, members of the public have chosen the films they would like to see at the Barnabas Big Screen.

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Owmby mum cleans up with new business

An Owmby-by-Spital mum has turned her passion for cleaning into a thriving business - with a full diary just two days after setting up.

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Virgilo will win the Grand National... according to history

170 years of Grand National winners shows that the winning horse is nine-years-old, weighs 10st 7lbs and has an average starting price of 19/1

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