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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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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’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

’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.

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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.

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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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