South Kesteven District Council votes against a Mayoral Combined Authority

South Kesteven District Council voted yesterday (Monday, October 24) against a Mayoral Combined Authority.

Lincolnshire County Council news.

BREAKING NEWS: Devolution plans in tatters as county councillors vote ‘No’

Lincolnshire County Council has today voted against plans for a new Greater Lincolnshire Combined Authority and Mayor.

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Emotional services mark the 75th birthday of an iconic wartime battalion

Veterans and families of former servicemen have attended emotional services to mark the 75th anniversary of the formation of an iconic Second World War parachute regiment which was billeted in Melton.

Coun Robin Hunter-Clarke.

Lincolnshire UKIP councillor criticised after running for seat 255 miles away in Wales

A Lincolnshire County councillor who is also in the running for a seat in another county council 255 miles away has defended the move.

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Operation Drive Insured is a national campaign targeting motorists who drive whilst uninsured.

Police mount national operation to tackle uninsured driving in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police is getting behind Operation Drive Insured, the first ever campaign to promote motor insurance enforcement.

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Grantham Journal letter: Darkness puts people in danger

Well done Lincolnshire County Council for turning all the street lights off to save money.

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Personnel and staff at RAFC Cranwell held a charity cake stall today in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support in the station's all ranks club. As well as cake selling, the charities committee members also held a raffle draw and a "Guess the number of spots on the cake" fund raiser. RAFC Cranwell Commandant Air Commodore Peter Squires is pictured with MacMillan Cancer Support volunteers. Photo: Gordon Elias, RAFC Cranwell. EMN-160710-174417001

Coffee time after 10k run and a head shave for Macmillan at RAF Cranwell

Personnel from RAF College Cranwell organised a 10km charity run around the base in support of Macmillan Cancer Support and The Grantham Passage.

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Grantham Journal column: MPs must ask what it is their constituents really want

This week the House of Commons held its first debate on the implementation of the people’s decision to leave the European Union.

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Parade set to mark battalion milestone

There will be a parade through Melton town centre on Saturday morning to commemorate the 75th anniversary of an iconic paratrooper regiment which flew from Saltby Airfield, between Melton and Grantham.

Pam MacAllister and her family took on the 100K walk from London to Brighton for Blind Veterans UK.

Grantham family raises £2,500 for blind veterans by taking on 100km walk

A family from Grantham has raised £2,500 by tackling a 100km walk from London to Brighton for Blind Veterans UK, the national charity for vision-impaired ex-Service men and women.

The Welsh Guards play at the 100th anniversary celebrations at the Prince William of Gloucester barracks in Grantham.

Welsh Guards help Grantham barracks celebrate 100th anniversary

Prince William of Gloucester Barracks, Grantham, has commemorated its 100th anniversary with a Beating Retreat ceremony.


Services to be held in Saltby and Melton to mark 75th anniversary of paratroopers regiment

A service at Salby Airfield will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the formation of a renowned paratrooper regiment, which flew from there during the Second World War.

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Officers change their minds over controversial plan for nine flats on Grantham street

Highways officers who were against a controversial plan for nine flats on a Grantham street because of parking problems have changed their minds.

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Stuart Taylor, Assistant Director, Fraud Investigation Service, HMRC.

THE BIG READ: Joint action across Lincolnshire to stub out illegal cigarette racket costing the UK billions

The trade in illegal tobacco at stores in Spalding and across Lincolnshire has suffered a £50,000 blow after a joint intelligence operation on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Cheers erupt as councillors reject plan for quarry near Denton

County councillors have this afternoon (Monday) unanimously rejected plans to create a huge quarry and landfill tip in countryside to the south of Denton.

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Proud Reserves celebrate end of basic training

Army Reserves have marked the completion of their first stage of military training with a Pass Off parade at Army Training Regiment Grantham.

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Grantham Journal letter: Un-named should be identified

The background to last week’s unsuccessful vote of no confidence in South Kesteven District Council Conservative leader, Bob Adams, is obviously in the public interest - hence the Journal’s efforts to glean more information from the local Conservative group.

Coun Marc Jones (front left), Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, at the launch of Operation Galileo with Chief Inspectors David Buckley of Norfolk Constabulary, Deborah Clark and Jim Tyner (both Lincolnshire Police), Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Coun Stuart Tweedale (front right) and NFU Holland (Lincs) members.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Do the numbers add up on a wafer-thin blue police bill?

Four months after taking office as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire, Coun Marc Jones has produced his first vision of policing across the county.

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Olivia Mae Woodward (19) who died from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in her halls of residence at Sheffield Hallam University on Sunday, September 18 EMN-160928-094454001

Family and friends raise awareness and funds after Olivia’s sudden death

Olivia’s family want to raise awareness of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) as well as raising funds for the Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) charity.

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