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’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

Most workers believe that performance reviews are a waste of time, a new study has found.

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St Mary's Hill, the Town Bridge, Wharf Road junction and High Street St Martin'sare all set to be affected by roadworks

A month’s worth of roadworks on major route through Stamford to begin next week

Roadworks are set to start on Monday on one of the ‘busiest routes through Stamford town centre’ and will last a month.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

Business
Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

Offbeat
Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Visit Burghley House again and again with new added-value ticket

Regular visitors to Burghley House near Stamford will be able to take advantage of a new added-value ticket for 2017 - offering free return visits throughout the same year.

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Homes in Bourne and Morton hit by power cut

A power cut is currently affecting households in the Bourne and Morton areas.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Government warns poultry owners to keep their birds separate from wild animals: PHOTO: Niall Carson/PA Wire ENVIRONMENT_BirdFlu_121224.JPG

Avian flu Prevention Zone extended after case found on Lincolnshire farm

The Chief Veterinary Officer has extended a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry from avian flu.

Health
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Famous Flying Scotsman to return to Peterborough, Stamford and Melton in 2017

The world-famous steam engine The Flying Scotsman will return to our region this year, stopping at Peterborough, Stamford and Melton.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

The Co-op has announced a nationwide recall of 165,000 hollow milk chocolate Santa figures after two alleged tampering incidents.

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VIDEO: Lincolnshire firm launches self sticking wrapping paper

A Lincolnshire company is hoping to make life easier this Christmas with the launch of a new gift wrap that doesn’t need sticky tape.

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Energy news

Lincolnshire Energy Switch Scheme can help you lower utility bills

Residents wishing to hear the jingle of more pennies in their pockets this Christmas should consider switching energy provider through Lincolnshire Energy Switch Scheme for potential lower gas and electricity bills.

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Redundancy shock for private ambulance firm staff at Christmas

Up to 15 members of staff are thought to have been made redundant at a private ambulance firm in the run up to Christmas.

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Greggs in Stamford is to close in the new year EMN-161222-143420001

Stamford’s branch of Greggs set to close its doors

Stamford’s branch of bakery chain Greggs is to close in the new year.

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The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

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