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Approach to new Grantham cinema from town centre is revisited

Fresh plans for the approach from St Peter’s Hill to Grantham’s yet-to-be-built multiplex cinema have been revealed exclusively to the Journal by the district council.

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Millions of Brits trust gut instinct over anything else

Millions of Brits trust gut instinct over anything else

It’s official - trusting your gut instinct is the way forward for major life events.

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Bank of Mum and Dad lends kids £2.3bn to pay the rent

Bank of Mum and Dad lends kids £2.3bn to pay the rent

The Bank of Mum and Dad will fund £2.3 billion of rent for their offspring, contributing on average £415 to every payment.

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The winners at the Mercury Business Awards 2016

Make time over Bank Holiday weekend to nominate a worthy firm for a Mercury Business Award

There’s just a week left to put yourself or a business you’ve been impressed by for a Mercury Business Award.

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Sign up for savings on energy for winter in south Lincolnshire

A reminder that households can make welcome savings on their energy bills for the winter has been issued by the coordinators of a countywide scheme.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

Businesses in South Kesteven to get rate rebates

About 1,000 businesses in the South Kesteven district are set to benefit from discretionary rate rebates with a total value of £568,000.

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Date: 16th December 2015. Picture James Hardisty.
Ashley Highfield, chief executive of Johnston Press, visiting Yorkshire Post Newspapers, Leeds. YPN-151216-122835060

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Britain’s worst sick day excuses

Britain’s worst sick day excuses

Excuses, excuses. When it comes to calling in sick to work, employees get creative.

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Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

The perfect job is a four-day, 24 hour week with a salary of £61,000-a-year, free fruit and a boss who likes a pint, it has emerged.

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CallConnect have launched a new online booking service

Travel around Lincs for only a pound

A one-way ticket for your choice of destination in South Holland and Lincolnshire will cost just a pound for every Monday in August, Lincolnshire County Council has announced.

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David Mounteney who helped set up Linecross

Celebrating 50 years of business

An engineering firm set up by two friends which went onto become a major employer in Rutland is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

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Money matters

Building society takes on seven of its rival’s branches

A national building society is to take over seven branches in market towns which a rival lender is to leave.

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Flying Scotsman near Deeping St James level crossing

Cameras ready for Flying Scotsman

It’s been more than a year since the world-famous Flying Scotsman returned to steam after a decade-long restoration but the interest doesn’t appear to be fading.

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Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

‘Wedding season’ sets the average adult back almost £800, a study found.

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Transport minister Chris Grayling (Picture Ian Hargreaves)

‘Time for ministers to stop washing hands of Southern industrial dispute’

Brighton MPs have called on the Government to ‘stop washing their hands’ of the Southern industrial dispute.

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Celebrating a successful year with activities

The Co-op store on Bourne Elsea Park celebrated successful first year with a packed weekend of activities.

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County partnership wins award

Praise for Lincolnshire tourism project

A county tourism partnership including South Kesteven District Council has scooped a national award for its new approach to tourism using aviation heritage as a theme.

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‘Ballooning is a way of life but I 
wouldn’t have it any other way’

A bright red hot air balloon peacefully floating across a perfect blue sky is one of the sure signs that Summer has arrived.

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Lincolnshire Trading Standards news.

Tumble dryer alert

Firefighters in Lincolnshire are asking people to check the make of their tumble dryer after a full recall was issued by a manufacturer.

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App helps mums beat loneliness

A young mother is promoting a mobile phone app which helps to remove the isolation felt by many when babies are first born.

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