Lincolnshire County Council leader’s plan for authority to exit association is ‘bizarre decision’

Lincolnshire County Council could be one of the only councils in England and Wales to not be a member of the Local Government Association (LGA) if a proposal goes ahead.


Deadline for voter registration is near for Deepings and Bourne

Voters in Bourne and the Deepings have three weeks left to register to vote in the Lincolnshire County Council elections on Thursday, May 4.

Alan Duncan MP at 10 Downing Street. Photo: Steve Back EMN-140715-091924001

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan caught up in London attack

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan was among MPs on lockdown today (Wednesday, March 22) after a suspected terrorist incident in London.

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Coun Matthew Lee and Coun Kelham Cooke take on the leadership of the South Kesteven Conservative Group.

South Kesteven Conservatives vote in new leader

The Conservative Group of South Kesteven District Council last night voted in a new group leader.

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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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The raising of the flag on Commonwealth Day in Grantham.

South Kesteven raises flag in Grantham to celebrate Commonwealth Day

South Kesteven joined thousands of people across the globe to raise a Commonwealth Flag yesterday as part of ceremonies celebrating Commonwealth Day.

Councillor Bob Adams, leader of South Kesteven District Council

Grantham Journal column: District council’s part of council tax bill will rise an average of £4

Council tax bills are not something that any of us look forward to.

Leader of Lincolnshire County Council Martin Hill with Dr Liam Fox, the Minister for International Trade, on a visit to Grantham.

Lincolnshire council leader says unitary authority is inevitable

The people of Lincolnshire will be asked for their views on the concept of a unitary authority later this year.

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Coun Robert Clark, ex-chairman of South Holland District Council, raises the Commonwealth flag outside the council's offices in Spalding in 2014.  Photo: SG100314-114NG.

Raise the flag for Commonwealth Day in Lincolnshire

South Holland District Council is expected to join thousands of people across the globe in raising the flag for Commonwealth Day 2017.

Beverley Agass, SKDC electoral registration officer.  Photo by Toby Roberts.

Make sure you register to vote in Bourne and the Deepings

Voters in Bourne and the Deepings are being encouraged to register in time for the county elections on May 4.

Renew your garden waste collection service by March 10, says SKDC.

Deadline for green waste

People in the Deepings and Bourne have until next Friday to sign up for South Kesteven District Council’s garden waste collection service.

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Lincolnshire County Council votes to raise council tax

Lincolnshire County Council voted last week to rise its portion of the council tax bill by 3.95 per cent - with two per cent going to adult social care.

Coun Judy Smith, with (from left) Matt Olver, compere Paul Fellows and Will Ward.  Photos (TIM WILSON): SG230217-300TW.

Chairman Judy hosts gala night of Bourne talent

The best of Bourne music and culture gave the town a night to be proud of in honour of its first lady on Thursday.

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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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Make sure you are registered to vote before the Lincolnshire County Council elections

SKDC is encouraging anyone not yet registered to vote to go online and register if they want to have their say in the local elections in May.


Potholes set to be repaired

Lincolnshire County Council is gearing up for the latest round in its battle against potholes.

Coun Nick Craft, SKDCs Executive Member for Environment.  Photo supplied.

sign up for garden waste collection scheme in Deepings and Bourne

Households in the Deepings and Bourne can sign up for a garden waste collection scheme running in the area throughout the spring and summer.

Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. EMN-150909-170439001 EMN-150909-170439001

Grantham briefing session to be held for anyone who wants to become a county councillor

A briefing session is being organised for anyone who is interested in standing as a county councillor in the May elections.

Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.  Photo supplied.

One council for Lincolnshire is ‘inevitable’ plan, says county leader Hill

The scrapping of South Holland District Council and Lincolnshire’s seven other local authorities is “inevitable”, according to county council leader Coun Martin Hill.

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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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