WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used train tickets

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.

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Delays possible due to road dressing work

A number of roads are set to be surface dressed next week, making them safer and extending their lives.

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Here are roads in the Market Rasen area which are due to be resurfaced

A programme of surface dressing works will be taking place on roads in the Market Rasen area next week.

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Proposed rail improvements for Lincolnshire welcomed

Plans for the future of rail services in the East Midlands have been revealed by the Department for Transport (DfT) - with welcome improvements for passengers using services in the Sleaford, Market Rasen and Skegness areas.


Man killed in crash involving car and lorry in Donington on Bain

A man has died in a crash between a car and a lorry in Donington on Bain.

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Serious crash shuts roads in centre of Donington-on-Bain

A serious crash involving a lorry and a car has closed roads in Donington-on-Bain this afternoon, Wednesday June 6.
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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.

Lincolnshire Police

UPDATE: Man dies after A15 Scampton collision

Update: Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that a man in his 30s has died following a collision on the A15 at Scampton yesterday (Monday).

Lincolnshire County Council has admitted hundreds of millions of pounds of extra funding is needed to repair roads.

REVEALED: The shock cost of bringing roads up to standard across the Lincolnshire area

Lincolnshire County Council has admitted hundreds of millions of pounds of extra funding would need to be ploughed into its coffers to make a ‘massive difference’ to plans for repairing roads.

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Highways England: Get your load home in one piece

Highways England has launched a campaign ahead of Bank Holiday Monday to encourage drivers with bulky items to make sure they are properly secure.

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Sleaford woman, 95, dies after being hit by ‘wave’ from passing traffic

A 95-year-old Sleaford woman has now died having suffered a massive brain haemorrhage after she was knocked over by a huge wave caused by cars passing through standing water on Friday.

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Man seriously injured in crash at West Rasen - road closed

A man has suffered serious injuries in a collision between a motorbike and a car at West Rasen today, Tuesday May 1.

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BREAKING: A157 closed between Louth and Wragby

The A157 two miles past Wragby (towards Louth) is expected to be closed for ‘the bulk of the day’ following a collision this morning (Monday).

Resurfacing work will be carried out in the West Ashby area next week.

Motorists should expect delays on A158 next month

Motorists have been warned to expect delays while improvements are carried out on one of the busiest roads in the area - the A158 near Langton by Wragby.

Lincolnshire's beaches.

CAMPAIGN: Tourism leaders offer support for petition to draw down £100m Government money for distributor road

This week The Standard is joined by its sister paper in Skegness as tourism bosses get behind a proposed road which could help travellers explore and enjoy everything our area’s visitor economy has to offer without getting stuck in traffic.

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Wickenby firm takes action to tackle recruitment challenge

A leading transport firm set up in a former Market Rasen corn store has just ploughed almost £1 million into growing its fleet in a bid to tackle a recruitment challenge.

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A15 shut between Caenby Corner and Waddingham after serious crash

A serious crash has shut the A15 near Caenby Corner this afternoon, Monday April 16.
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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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Direct rail link from Rasen to London could be on track

An agreement to secure direct trains between Market Rasen and London - bringing ‘significant economic benefits’ to the area - is closer than ever.

The collision involved a car and motorbike

UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed in crash at Grasby

Police have said the motorcyclist who died following a crash at Grasby on Friday (March 30) was a 58-year-old man from Scunthorpe.

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