New heritage display ready for Rasen council open day

Market Rasen Town Council will be holding an open day in the Old Police Station this Saturday, February 24.


VIDEO: County council announces tax rise for Lincolnshire households for coming year.

Council tax is to increase across Lincolnshire for the coming year, according to the Leader of the County Council.
Street lighting

Earlier switch-ons and extended coverage suggested as part of street-light change discussion after county gives dim view

Lights switching on earlier and extended coverage in places with a busy night-time economy were some of the suggestions made by councillors scrutinising residents’ mostly negative reaction to changes today (Thursday).

The former Oxford Street business which will be converted into six new homes. EMN-180216-184311001

Six dwellings at former site of Rasen business

The conversion of a former retail building in the centre of Market Rasen into housing have been approved by West Lindsey District Council.

Street lighting

West Lindsey residents give thumbs down to big switch off

More than 70 per cent of West Lindsey residents have given a ‘negative or very negative’ response to a Lincolnshire County Council consultation on the impact of part night street lighting.

Market Rasen Town Council offices in the Old Police Station EMN-181202-165805001

Open day at Rasen council offices

The Market Rasen Town Council staffing team are holding an open day later this month at their offices in the Old Police Station.

Town Council to show 'sympathy' towards traders who are finding business slow. Picture: Rasen Market Place.

Council in bid to boost Rasen market days

Councillors in Rasen are looking at new initiatives in their latest bid to increase trade on the town’s market days.

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Rasen councillors welcome plans for former bank

Market Rasen Town Council have welcomed plans submitted to West Lindsey Distict Council regarding the former HSBC building in the town.

Police News

Panel supports Police & Crime Commissioner’s precept proposal

The Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel has agreed to support the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Marc Jones, in his proposal to increase the police’s share of Council Tax by 5.8 per cent for 2018/19.

A site plan of the proposed cafeteria and manege area at the property. EMN-180502-162643001

Plans for cafe and manege at Claxby centre get the go-ahead

Major improvements at an equestrian centre used by the British Showjumping team have been approved by West Lindsey District Council.

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Swift response after reporting on Rasen Road pothole

Just a day after the Rasen Mail reported on the trouble a deep pothole in Rasen Road was causing to drivers, a team from Lincolnshire Highways has been on site to repair it.

County council highways staff repairing potholes on Moor Lane, Leasingham. EMN-180131-170041001

Extra £1.7 million given to county to deal with potholes - but ‘still more to do’ says council

The county council has been given an additional £1.7m to deal with potholes across Lincolnshire - bringing the total to £4.2m funding from the Government for the problem so far.

Some of the many potholes in Dog Kennel Wood which have been the subject of numerous complaints to the county council. EMN-171220-154443001

County council is to commence work on lane full of potholes

Following months of talks with Lincolnshire County Council, residents in Dog Kennel Wood, near Market Rasen, can breathe a sigh of relief.

The old skate ramp has been removd, but work has now halted due to excessive water EMN-180122-093328001

Delay to work on Rasen skatepark

Work began on Market Rasen’s new skate park last week, however today (Monday) things have had to be halted due to excessive water at the Mill Road site.

RAF Typhoons at Nellis Air Force Base. Picture: SAC James Skerrett. EMN-180502-124601001

RAF Coningsby Typhoon’s take part in world’s largest air combat exercise

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby have been invited to take part in the world’s largest and most complex air combat exercise.

Kenilworth Town Council wants an increased police presence in the town

Police officer ‘claimed he had been assaulted’ but ‘injuries were self-inflicted’, hearing told

A Lincolnshire police officer claimed that he had been assaulted while on duty after inflicting the injuries himself, a misconduct hearing was told.

Council Tax

New council tax freedoms ‘will raise just one fifth of budget reductions for Lincolnshire’

New council tax freedoms will raise just one fifth of budget reductions for Lincolnshire, according to new figures published by the County Councils Network (CCN).

The former HSBC building in Market Rasen's Market Place EMN-180128-185347001

Plans submitted to WLDC for former banks in Market Rasen and Caistor town centres

New life could be breathed into the area’s former bank buildings, if proposed plans get the go-ahead.

Officers can monitor footage captured in Hemswell Cliff and respond to incidents thanks to new CCTV cameras. EMN-180126-152021001

West Lindsey installs CCTV in bid to stop village crime

CCTV cameras have been installed in key locations at Hemswell Cliff in a bid to prevent crime.

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