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Police and crime commissioner for Leicestershire and Rutland asks for views as he puts together four-year plan - which may include tax rise

Leicestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Lord Willy Bach is asking people whether they are prepared to help steer the future of local policing by sharing their views.

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Roll-out of Lincolnshire street lighting changes continues this autumn

Work to introduce a more cost-effective approach to street lighting in the county will continue in the areas around Grantham, Sleaford, Caistor, Market Rasen and Louth during September.

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Support for Greater Lincolnshire devolution - but mixed views on Mayor

The results of the consultation on a Mayoral Combined Authority for Greater Lincolnshire have now been published - showing broad support for devolution, but mixed opinions on whether an elected mayor should be put in place.

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John Jacques, grandson of Robin Jaques and nephew of comedy actress Hattie Jacques, next to his grandfather's headstone in Grantham Cemetery
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Spitfire tribute for late father of comedy actress Hattie Jacques

A Spitfire flew over Grantham on Saturday to honour the memory of the father of iconic comedy actress Hattie Jacques.

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New electoral arrangements published for Lincolnshire County Council

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Lincolnshire County Council.

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South Kesteven District Council gives advice on reporting abandoned vehicles

South Kesteven District Council is making residents aware of the steps to take online if they suspect a vehicle may have been abandoned on public land.

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UPDATE: UKIP National Executive Committee ‘no longer fit for purpose’ say members who resigned over Steven Woolfe’s leadership exclusion

A statement from the three UKIP members, including Lincolnshire’s Victoria Ayling, who resigned from the party’s NEC today (Wednesday) over Steven Woolfe being excluded from the leadership contest has called the committee ‘no longer fit for purpose’.

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Council will buy back houses to increase stock in Grantham and Stamford

The district council is looking to buy back a number of its former council houses.

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South Kesteven District Council makes sure electoral register is up to date

Letters have been sent to homes across the district as residents are asked to check whether the correct information appears on the electoral register.

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A parked car blocks a fire engine's potential right turn and use of a fire hydrant in Grantham due to poor parking.

‘Think before you park’ warning from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue (LFR) is asking drivers to “Think before you park” after a water pipe was made “unusuable” by poor parking.

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Join the devolution debate before it’s too late, urges leader of SKDC

The leader of the district council is urging people to join the debate on devolution for our county.

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Trish McGregor left and Linda Cuthbertson post their letters to the DWP.

Women’s pension campaign group WASPI bombards Government department with letters

A campaign group plans to bombard the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) with letters of complaint after accusing it of maladministration over pension changes.

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Developer tries again with plan for 24 one-bed flats in Grantham

A developer has submitted plans for 24 flats on a piece of Grantham land only months after similar plans were rejected.

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Rutland and Melton MP Sir Alan Duncan appointed as Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Rutland and Melton MP Sir Alan Duncan (Con) has been appointed as Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Government.

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Theresa May and the other prime ministers who were never elected

Opposition parties have called for a snap general election after Theresa May has been named Britain’s next Prime Minister without a democratic vote from the public.

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Plans for 24 apartments on land at the rear of Gladstone Terrace in Grantham.

Developer tries again with plan for 24 one-bed flats on Grantham plot

A developer has submitted plans for 24 flats on a piece of Grantham land only months after similar plans were rejected.

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Nick Boles MP resigns as Skills Minister as Theresa May is appointed PM

Nick Boles MP has resigned from his position as Skills Minister and returned to the Conservative back benches in the wake of Theresa May being made Prime Minister this afternoon.

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Grantham job fair is aimed at helping armed forces personnel get a civilian career

A careers fair will be held at The Meres leisure centre in Grantham tomorrow (Thursday) for existing and former members of the armed services.

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The Princess Royal sees best Army chefs cook up a treat at Grantham barracks

Her Royal Highness Princess Anne visited Grantham at the weekend to witness some of the best culinary talents in the British Army compete against each other.

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The panel at the Big Devolution Debate: (left to right) Mark Webb from e-factor, Grimsby, Baroness Redfern, Leader of North Lincolnshire Council, David Clugston from Clugston Construction, Scunthorpe, GLLEP Chair Ursula Lidbetter MBE and Cllr Peter Wheatley from North East Lincolnshire Council.

Business and political leaders join in Big Debate on devolution

A future mayor for Greater Lincolnshire means more control over transport, housing and water management, according to business and political leaders in the county.

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