Bank branch to close its doors in September

The Bourne branch of NatWest will close in September after the bank said the way people do business had changed.

Stoney Fords Simon Watson with microbiologists Adam Divall and Emma Blackwell

Three old bottles found in Stoney Ford Brew Company’s quest

A micro-brewery which appealed for old bottles of beer with the aim of reactivating yeast strains has had three bottles donated.

Stamford. Photo: SM240712-003ow

Stamford named second best place to live in UK in Sunday Times readers’ poll

It may not come as much of a surprise to many that live in the town but Stamford has been voted the second best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times readers.

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Grant and Nathan Worthington pictured inside their new healthy food bar Aloha Food Co.

Healthy food on the go from new town business

Brothers Nathan and Grant Worthington are hoping to help people live healthier, happier lives with the opening of a new food bar in Stamford.

What national insurance is – and where it goes

What national insurance is – and where it goes

A tax called national insurance has become the centre of a row within Britain’s ruling Conservative Party

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South Kesteven District Council is looking for an apprentice to work in Wyndham Park in Grantham.

Council wants to employ apprentice to work in Grantham park

The district council has a vacancy for an apprentice to work in Wyndham Park in Grantham.

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Vic Uttley, from Rutland Roots

Call to buy seasonal produce to avoid ‘crisis’

Farmers and producers in the area are disproving the belief that there is a vegetable crisis.

Marc Jones and Stuart Tweedale (second right and right), Lincolnshire Police & Crime Commissioner and Deputy, with Assistant Chief Constable Paul Gibson (front centre), Sergeant Leanne Carr, of Bourne and the Deepings Neighbourhood Policing Team, PCs Martin Green and Nick Willey.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG230217-109TW.

THE BIG ISSUE: Crushing blow for illegal coursers in police action

Police across South Holland and the Deepings have one less vehicle to worry about in their fight against illegal hare coursing.

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The audience of captive academics at the talk in Rippingale

Academics visit Rippingale for talk on radio drama The Archers

More than 100 professors and lecturers from universities all over the country descended on the tiny village of Rippingale to hear about the origins of the radio drama Archers.

Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police, Bill Skelly, NFU Regional Director for East Midlands, Gordon Corner, Dr Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, Marc Jones, and Mark Leggott, NFU Lincolnshire county chairman.  Photo supplied.

New chief commits to action plan on rural crime

An action plan to tackle rural crime, including hare coursing, has been promised by the new Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police.

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Antonia Catalano in her Polished Nails and Beauty room at Wansford

Nail technician set to wow at London Fashion Week

A woman who swapped nappies for nails will be decorating the fingertips of models at London Fashion Week.

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Busy weekend for hare coursing in South Holland and Bourne

Police have confirmed a total of 11 incidents of hare coursing dealt with across South Holland and Bourne at the weekend.

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TOP POST: Gordon Corner is to take over as East Midlands regional director of the NFU after less than two years as county adviser for Holland (Lincs) county branch.  Photo supplied.

Farmers’ voice at (South) Holland branch gets top NFU job

An ex-Royal Navy seaman who became the voice of farmers and growers in South Holland has been handed a major promotion.

Harry Potter book night at Bourne Academy Photo: Alan Walters

Magical events celebrate Harry Potter book night

It is 20 years since the first Harry Potter book – Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone – was released in the UK but they’re still casting a spell on youngsters today.

Pupils enjoy healthy pancakes in Breakfast Week at The Bythams Primary School.

Pupils at The Bythams Primary School learn about origin of breakfast ingredients


Report highway faults to Lincolnshire County Council online

Lincolnshire County Council is asking people to report potholes, faulty traffic lights or any other highways issue via its online reporting system.

The highways reporting system

Report highways issues online and save taxpayers’ cash

‘Be our eyes and ears on the roads,’ is the message to drivers in the area from the county’s highways department.

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The Rev William Ruddle, lead chaplain for Lincolnshire Police.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG191114-115TW.

Volunteers needed to be police chaplain

An appeal for volunteers willing to train and become voluntary police chaplains has been made by Churches Together in All Lincolnshire.

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Joules to open new Stamford store this week – and those first in the queue will win vouchers

Lifestyle brand Joules will open its new shop at 14 High Street, Stamford at 9.30am on Thursday.

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Boost for roads funding in county

Lincolnshire County Council now has £35.4m to spend on local road improvements in 2017/18 – and there could be more on the way.

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