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First drink-drivers caught under new police campaign named

Lincolnshire Police have started their drink-drive campaign of naming and shaming drivers they charge with the offence with five caught over the weekend.

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Council continue support for Rasen band

At a meeting of Market Rasen Town Council last week, councillors proposed to continue the town band sponsorship.

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Rasen MP disappointed by Scampton Air Show announcement

Market Rasen’s MP Sir Edward Leigh, whose Gainsborough constituency includes RAF Scampton, has been disappointed by news that there will not be a Scampton Air Show in 2018.

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West Lindsey residents reminded to check bin collections

West Lindsey residents are being reminded to check their bin collection schedule for the Christmas and New Year period.

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Rasen Council to increase precept

Market Rasen Town Council is planning to increase its annual precept by five per cent next year.

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Lincolnshire’s gritters drive the equivalent of to the South Pole and back to keep roads safe

Despite a catalogue of minor and more serious collision on Lincolnshire’s roads in recent days due to ice and snow, the county council says its gritters have covered a distance equal to a trip to the South Pole and back.

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West Lindsey District Council invests in hotel

West Lindsey District Council has acquired a hotel as part of its investment strategy to

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Police will name convicted drink-drivers over the festive period. Photo: stock.

“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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Chancellor Philip Hammond

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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