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“We will name you” - force’s Christmas promise to drink-drivers

Lincolnshire Police has warned convicted drink-drivers that they will be named and shamed ahead of a county-wide campaign over the festive period.

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Police chief calls for more to be done to target public perception and fear around street lighting changes

The Assistant Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police has told councillors that more of an effort will be needed to target the public perception and fear around changes to street lighting - as well as create better statistical analysis of the changes.

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Meeting of Rasen Town Council

The next meeting of Market Rasen Town Council takes place tonight (Wednesday, December 6).

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Caistor Council agrees no increase to precept for a third year

Residents of Caistor will see their local element of next year’s council tax remain the same after town councillors voted to maintain the current precept at their recent meeting.

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‘Penalised’ for spending more time in Market Rasen

A Middle Rasen woman has said plans to introduce two hours free parking in Market Rasen will end up costing her more rather than saving money.

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Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP in the cockpit of a Typhoon. Photo: John Aron

EXCLUSIVE: Defence Secretary visiting RAF Coningsby today

Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP visited RAF Coningsby this afternoon.

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Gritters prepared to do battle with the weather to keep Lincolnshire moving as first snow falls

With snow already falling on the Wolds in the Louth area and forecast to potentially fall across other parts of Lincolnshire as temperatures plummet, the county’s gritters will be out on the roads to keep them safe for motorists.

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No evidence to link ‘slight increase in overnight crime’ to street lighting changes, say police

Lincolnshire Police says there has been a ‘slight increase in overnight crimes’ but says there is no evidence that street lighting changes by Lincolnshire County Council has caused it in a report released this morning (Monday).

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Joy as Glentham poultry plans refused by council

There was cause for celebration last week as Glentham residents emerged triumphant in stopping plans for a large poultry unit in the village.

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VIDEO: Everything you need to know from Philip Hammond’s Budget

All the key facts from Philip Hammond’s Budget with our video graphics.

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LIVE: The Budget as it happens

Chancellor Phillip Hammond is this afternoon giving his Budget speech.

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Video: Combined fire and ambulance station unveiled

Fire and ambulance crews in Louth took part in an emergency drill this afternoon to mark the opening of the new combined station - the first in Lincolnshire.
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County council wants your views on streetlighting switch-offs in Lincolnshire

Local residents, businesses and organisations are being asked to complete a questionnaire on the impact of the county council’s controversial part-night street lighting policy.

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Stone cross to commemorate fallen soldiers given to village church near Rasen

St Peter’s Church, in Friesthorpe, became the sixth and final destination to receive a commemorative stone cross.

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Stronger support needed to see CCTV resolution in Caistor

A consultation with Caistor residents over plans to install CCTV in the town’s market place has failed to reach a conclusion.

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Councillors’ concerns over on street parking in Rasen

Councillors in Market Rasen have raised concerns about the issue of on-street parking in the town.

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Victoria Atkins MP becomes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Home Office

Louth and Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, has reportedly been promoted to a ministerial role at the Home Office this afternoon (Thursday).

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Potholes continue to be an issue on the countys roads

County blasted over ‘appalling’ pothole repairs at Rasen meeting

A county councillor has hit out at his own authority and criticised the standard of some pothole repairs as ‘absolutely appalling.’

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CCTV back on council agenda

The installation of CCTV in Caistor’s market place will be discussed once more at this month’s meeting of Caistor Town Council.

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Former Gainsborough consituency candidate suspended by Labour party

David Prescott, who ran as Labour’s candidate for the Gainsborough Constituency in the 2015 election, has been suspended by Labour amid sexual harassment allegations, it has emerged.

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