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Top boss may keep job at South Kesteven

The Chief Executive of South Kesteven District Council has been recommended to be kept on by councillors.

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Nick Boles MP

“Pragmateer” Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles calls for Brexit “compromise”

Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles has called for “compromise” on Brexit.

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Nick Boles MP

Grantham MP calls for extra government powers to boost cheaper housing

Nick Boles has called for further government intervention in the house building industry.

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Sue Fortune, grants director for the Lincolnshire Community Foundation.  Photo by David Dawson.

Chance to apply for #iwill cash to help youth groups in South Holland

Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available for groups working with young people in South Holland and south-east Lincolnshire.

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Margaret Thatcher

Councillors up for ‘free’ Thatcher statue in Grantham

Further support has been expressed for a statue of Margaret to be erceted in Grantham.

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Nick Boles MP

Grantham & Stamford MP Nick Boles backing £4 billion restoration of Parliament

Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles is calling on MPs to get on with the job of restoring and renovating parliament.

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Councillor fails in bid to axe Lincolnshire County Council

Councillor fails in bid to axe Lincolnshire County Council

Ashley Baxter also mocked for repeated attempts to be elected to it

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SKDC

Grantham council building to fly rainbow flag?

South Kesteven District councillors today will discuss whether to fly a rainbow flag to to show its support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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MP Nick Boles

Grantham & Stamford MP blasts PM

Nick Boles, the Conservative MP for Grantham and Stamford, has repeatedly attacked prime minister Theresa May and her government.

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£250K funding boost to fight South Kesteven homelessness

South Kesteven has received a £250,000 government funding boost to help the district tackle the growing problem of homelessness.

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South Kesteven District Council

South Kesteven councillor calls for abolition of county council

A South Kesteven district councillor is demanding Lincolnshire County Council is abolished, with unitary authorities taking its place.

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Kelham Cooke

South Kesteven District Council to launch lottery

South Kesteven District Council is to launch its own local lottery to help it support good causes.

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Leader of SKDC Matthew Lee

South Kesteven scraps plans to increase district-wide parking charges

Public pressure has forced South Kesteven District Council to scrap plans to increase charges at the Welham Street Car Park in Grantham, amid other possible changes.

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MP John Hayes

MP Hayes quits his Government post

Local MP John Hayes has resigned from his post as Minister for Transport during Prime Minister Theresa May’s reshuffle.

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South Kesteven car park electric charging points plans

South Kesteven car park electric charging points plans

Electric car parking points could be installed in “appropriate” council-owned car parks across South Kesteven.

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Cigarettes turned into electricity

Cigarettes turned into electricity

Counterfeit cigarettes and alcohol seized during raids in Lincolnshire have been turned into electricity and fed into the national grid.

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Areas of front lawns in Bourne are killed off

Areas of front lawns in Bourne are killed off

Residents in parts of Bourne are up in arms after areas of their front lawns were killed off, leaving unsightly marks.

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Nick Boles, Conservative

Grantham MP welcomed back in the House for first speech since illness

Nick Boles has been “warmly welcomed” back into Parliament to make his first speech since his illness.

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