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Councillor slams constitution proposal

A councillor has hit out at proposal to prevent councillors from asking public speakers questions at South Kesteven District Council meetings where planning applications are considered.

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Have your say on street lights programme

Have your say on controversial street lights programme

As the local authority seeks people’s views on the operating hours of street lights, we have launched our own survey to find out now what readers think.

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Tim Stoodley founder of Mind Kicks. Submitted

Charity uses football to boost mental health

A Bourne man has launched a charity that is working with professional football clubs to help men beat mental health issues.

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The vandalised concrete at the Wellhead Park Playarea

£135,000 playarea hit by vandals

Footprints in the concrete at the Wellhead Park PlayareaPhoto: Lee Hellwing

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Steps, Aqua and Blue to perform in Peterborough

Steps, Aqua and Blue to perform in Peterborough

Steps is set to perform in Peterborough as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations,

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Colsterworth crash: Bulgarians appear in court following the deaths of two men on the A1

Colsterworth crash: Bulgarians appear in court following the deaths of two men on the A1

A Bulgarian woman charged with causing the deaths of two men by dangerous driving following a fatal crash on the A1 at Colsterworth has today appeared at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Market Deeping Police Station.

Sat nav, phone and bicycle stolen in Market Deeping

Thieves struck twice during the same night when a sat nav, phone and bicycle were stolen from separate addresses in Market Deeping.

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SHOCKING FIGURES: Superintendent Phil Vickers, policing commander for South Holland, Boston and East Lindsey.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Drink driving capital of the county

More drivers from South Holland have been involved in crashes after drinking booze or using drugs than anywhere else in Lincolnshire, shocking new figures reveal.

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Police request for dashcam footage after hare coursing operation

Police request for dashcam footage after hare coursing operation

Police are appealing for people to contact them if they have captured footage of a vehicle in Baston.

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Poppy Appeal.

Police refuse Poppy Day march support

A charity saved a Remembrance Day parade after it agreed to pay £804 for road closures after the police refused to provide it.

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Lincolnshire police chiefs demand fairer deal for ‘overstretched’ service

Lincolnshire police chiefs demand fairer deal for ‘overstretched’ service

Lincolnshire Police today called for a fairer funding deal from the Government after it published a report which says the county’s frontline services are ‘overstretched’.

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Poppy parades go ahead despite lack of police to manage traffic

Poppy parades go ahead despite lack of police to manage traffic

Remembrance Day parades will still take place despite the police’s decision not to carry out traffic management duties during them.

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Groups still need Aviva fund votes

Groups still need Aviva fund votes

Groups are urging people to help them win funding to boost their facilities.

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Shake-up of council community funding

Shake-up of council community funding

Community groups should find it easier to apply for much needed funding if council plans come to fruition.

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Donation will make a splash

A swimming club has received a cash boost to help replace old timing equipment.

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Harry Harding in his new garden
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Harry’s garden dream comes true

A 12-year-old boy who suffers from acute cerebral palsy has been able to explore his garden for the first time after builders responded to his parent’s SOS.

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Bourne Abbey restoration

Final push to get heating working

The people behind the restoration project at Bourne Abbey Church are keeping their fingers tightly crossed that the church will be toasty warm in time for tomorrow’s All Souls Service.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones at the Lincolnshire Road Safety Summit held in Grantham.  Photo by Graham Newton.

Domestic abuse project in Lincolnshire gets £1.4million boost from the Government

An innovative project to tackle domestic abuse throughout South Holland and the Deepings has been awarded a £1.4million grant by the Home Office.

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The Fire Safety Advice Centre estimated that nearly two-thirds of all domestic fires happen because of cooking.

Langtoft and Kirton amongst seven countywide cooking-related fires in two weeks

Seven kitchen fires across Lincolnshire in two weeks, including ones in Langtoft and Kirton, has led firefighters to warn people to be careful in the kitchen.

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Matt Osman bowls for Oakham                                                 File Picture

Cricket players have reason to smile after £35,000 grant

Market Deeping Cricket Club has received a £35,000 investment from local construction business Mick George Ltd.

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