Argos creates more than 10,000 Christmas jobs

High street retailer Argos is to recruit more than 10,000 seasonal staff to work in its stores over the busy Christmas period.

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Martha's skin after using the wipes.

Mums call for Aldi to recall ‘sensitive’ baby wipes after children’s allergic reaction

A mum is demanding Aldi recall baby wipes after her two-year-old daughter suffered a horrific rash - which looked like severe sunburn.

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Shortlist for the Select Lincolnshire Awards has been announced

Local businesses in the running for Select Lincolnshire Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards 2016

This year’s shortlisted businesses have been announced for the Select Lincolnshire, Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2016, taking place on the evening of Tuesday 11 October.

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Pictures: Crowds are wowed by event in Langar celebrating John Deere’s 50th birthday

John Deere Limited’s special 50th anniversary celebration and heritage event at Langar over the weekend was a huge success for visitors and participants alike.

Strike to impact Virgin Trains East Coast service through Peterborough and Grantham

Strike to impact Virgin Trains East Coast service through Peterborough and Grantham

Rail union RMT today, Monday, confirmed 24 hours of strike action on Virgin Trains East Coast over a threat to jobs, working conditions and safety.

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Quarry and landfill tip plan for countryside site near Denton is recommended for refusal

Plans to create a huge quarry and landfill tip in countryside to the south of Denton have been dealt a blow.

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B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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The Scots Guardsman pulling the Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre anniversary holiday express to Skegness, passing through Sleaford at midday today. Photo courtesy of John Taylor. EMN-160925-161436001

Children’s centre celebrates 125 years with steam train to Skegness

Steam fans have been treated to a spectacle today (Sunday) as a special anniversary excursion passed through Lincolnshire to Skegness.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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Jobs: Latest vacancies at Grantham Jobcentre

Calling’s a list of vacancies available through Grantham Jobcentre.

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Tractors galore on show at Langar this weekend as company invites public to attend 50th anniversary event

One hundred years of John Deere tractors will be on show at Langar this weekend when John Deere Limited publicly celebrates its 50th anniversary in the UK and Ireland.

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Emma McGrath and her dog Millie.

Legal firm in Spalding sniffs out new opportunities with growth of canine law

A legal firm in Lincolnshire has scented new opportunities with the growth of so-called dog laws.

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Yahoo Headquarters. Picture: CC

What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo users

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted to a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the finger at a “state-sponsored actor”.

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Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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Mary Berry

Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off - but Paul Hollywood will stay as host

Mary Berry has this morning, Thursday, quit Great British Bake Off after show’s move to Channel 4, saying she will stay with BBC out of “loyalty”

The French market returns to Grantham on October 15.

Grantham shoppers can get a taste of the Continent as French market returns

A specialist French market will return to Grantham in October to give shoppers a flavour of the Continent.

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World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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Members of the public were able to see the plans for the proposed Grantham designer outlet village at an event in ChristChurch, Finkin Street.

Feedback on plans for £100 million Grantham designer outlet village ‘is positive’

The company behind the plans for a £100 million designer outlet village in Grantham says it has received a very positive response from the public.

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Aerial picture shows the Grantham Distribution Park that has just been sold for an undisclosed sum.

Distribution park on the edge of Grantham is sold in multi-million pound deal

A huge distribution and warehouse park on the edge of Grantham has just been sold.

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Major delays for Grantham rail passengers on East Coast line

Passengers on the East Coast mainline are suffering major delays this evening because of problems with overhead lines between Retford and Newark.

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