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Bourne Academy offer special charity tribute to sixth-former Maddy

The family and final school of tragic student Maddy Orford (18) are keeping her name and memory alive by raising awareness of life-limiting heart conditions amongst young people.

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Community news.

New building society opens its doors in Bourne

The Nottingham Building Society is opening a new branch in Bourne next week in the former Norwich and Peterborough Building Society premises.

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Emergency services were called to an accident on the A15 in Baston where a car skidded on ice and hit a tree.

Woman in hospital after car hits tree in Baston

A 30-year-old woman was taken to hospital after the car she was driving came off the A15 in Baston and hit a tree.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Lincolnshire Police to “name and shame” drink-drivers

Lincolnshire Police will identify drink-drivers and those driving under the influence of drugs.

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Head teacher Mark Ratchford and pupils at Market Deeping Community Primary School which is set for expansion next September.  Photo supplied.

Expansion plan for Market Deeping school given green light

Market Deeping Community Primary School is set to boost its pupil intake by 50 per cent after plans for new building work were given the go-ahead.

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The Bourne Town Hall art exhibition which took place during the switch on of the town's lights. Submitted.

Artists sell art worth £4,000 at town hall art exhibition

Bourne artists sold more than £4,000 worth of art at an exhibition held at Bourne Town Hall on Saturday (December 2).

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Horses on the loose in Wilsthorpe near Bourne

There are four horses on the loose in Wilsthorpe near Bourne.

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Fire news.

Fire crews called out to fire and false alarms

Firefighters were called out to a fire and two false alarms over the weekend.

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Community news.

Council homes plan

A third phase of council house building is planned by South Kesteven District Council.

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Magic of Christmas attracts thousands to town centre

Thousands lined the streets of Bourne for the town’s annual Christmas lights switch on.

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Snowed in at home? Know your rights

SNOW DAYS: Can you legally take a day off? Your rights explained if you can't get to work due to snow

The situation: snow has covered large parts of our region and you have to work on Monday. So what are your rights around snow days?
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Maintaining our top activity in the face of acute financial challenges

What is free, widely available and helps make a difference to people, families and communities?

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Community news.

Backlash over plans for homes

Controversial plans for 190 homes in Wittering have been approved by Peterborough City Council.

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Chris Wheatley

Out of court deal for injured Chris

A cyclist who was seriously injured in a road traffic accident has been awarded a six-figure sum after a brain injury sustained in the collision left him unable to work.

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Helen Brewster of BrighterKind

Award for lifetime of dedication and care

The manager of a Bourne care home has won a lifetime achievement award.

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Community news.

Gearing up to fight as Kier appeals refusal

Campaigners have vowed that they will not give up in their fight against plans for housing on a greenfield site off Kettering Road in Stamford after it was revealed the developers are AGAIN appealing refusal.

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Fire news.

Train leaks fuel onto tracks near Helpston

A train’s fuel tank ruptured near Helpston this morning (December 7).

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Lincolnshire gritters ready to hit the roads as freezing weather arrives

Lincolnshire gritters ready to hit the roads as freezing weather arrives

The county’s gritters are ready to roll again this weekend with freezing temperatures forecast.

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Have your say on street lights programme

Council to look at ways to reduce street lighting bill

South Kesteven District councillors will set up a working committee in January to look into ways of reducing the district’s energy bill.

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Solidiers from the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment completing a loaded walk at Rutland Water. By Lee Hellwing.

Soldiers complete tough challenge

Soldiers completed one the ‘toughest challenges they have ever done’ at Rutland Water yesterday (December 6).

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