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Rutland MP’s vow in wake of terror incident: ‘We will be defiant, we will carry on’

Rutland MP Alan Duncan has said tonight that ‘nothing will stop us’ following a terrorist incident in London that left four dead.

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Alan Duncan MP at 10 Downing Street. Photo: Steve Back EMN-140715-091924001

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan caught up in London attack

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan was among MPs on lockdown today (Wednesday, March 22) after a suspected terrorist incident in London.

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Dean Fathers, chairman of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, and Major Charles Dickens, of 2 Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps, sign the Armed Forces Covenant.

Hospitals trust pledges armed forces support

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital has pledged its support to the armed forces community by signing a covenant.

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Dean Fathers, chairman of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, and Major Charles Dickens, of 2 Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps, sign the Armed Forces Covenant.

Trust which runs Grantham Hospital signs pledge with armed forces

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital has pledged its support to the armed forces community.

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Coun Matthew Lee and Coun Kelham Cooke take on the leadership of the South Kesteven Conservative Group.

South Kesteven Conservatives vote in new leader

The Conservative Group of South Kesteven District Council last night voted in a new group leader.

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Travellers have been living on land next to the recycling depot in Grantham for nearly a year.

Council says it is dealing with complaints about Grantham travellers

The district council says it is dealing with complaints received from people living near a piece of land where travellers have been settled for almost a year.

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WASPI in London

WASPI takes pensions fight to Westminster

Women from the Grantham area joined a demonstration in London last week, agains ‘unjust’ changes to women’s pensions by the Government.

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The raising of the flag on Commonwealth Day in Grantham.

South Kesteven raises flag in Grantham to celebrate Commonwealth Day

South Kesteven joined thousands of people across the globe to raise a Commonwealth Flag yesterday as part of ceremonies celebrating Commonwealth Day.

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Councillor Bob Adams, leader of South Kesteven District Council

Grantham Journal column: District council’s part of council tax bill will rise an average of £4

Council tax bills are not something that any of us look forward to.

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The South Kesteven District Council chamber.

Grantham plan: Developer Larkfleet will appeal against refusal of plan to build 480 homes at Manthorpe

Developer Larkfleet has confirmed to the Journal that it will appeal against the decision to refuse plans for 480 homes at Manthorpe.

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Leader of Lincolnshire County Council Martin Hill with Dr Liam Fox, the Minister for International Trade, on a visit to Grantham.

Lincolnshire council leader says unitary authority is inevitable

The people of Lincolnshire will be asked for their views on the concept of a unitary authority later this year.

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Coun Robert Clark, ex-chairman of South Holland District Council, raises the Commonwealth flag outside the council's offices in Spalding in 2014.  Photo: SG100314-114NG.

Raise the flag for Commonwealth Day in Lincolnshire

South Holland District Council is expected to join thousands of people across the globe in raising the flag for Commonwealth Day 2017.

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Coun Judy Smith, with (from left) Matt Olver, compere Paul Fellows and Will Ward.  Photos (TIM WILSON): SG230217-300TW.

Chairman Judy hosts gala night of Bourne talent

The best of Bourne music and culture gave the town a night to be proud of in honour of its first lady on Thursday.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. EMN-150909-170439001 EMN-150909-170439001

Lincolnshire County Council agrees increase in its portion of council tax

The county council has agreed an increase in its portion of the council tax of almost two per cent.

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Make sure you are registered to vote before the Lincolnshire County Council elections

SKDC is encouraging anyone not yet registered to vote to go online and register if they want to have their say in the local elections in May.

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Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.  Photo supplied.

Lincolnshire residents to be consulted on a unitary authority

The people of Lincolnshire will be asked for their views on a unitary authority later this year.

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A pothole in Barrowby Gate, Grantham, where work is due to begin in early April to repair the road.

Grantham roads a ‘priority’ for pothole repairs

Grantham and surrounding villages will be first to get potholed roads repaired from April.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. EMN-150909-170439001 EMN-150909-170439001

Grantham briefing session to be held for anyone who wants to become a county councillor

A briefing session is being organised for anyone who is interested in standing as a county councillor in the May elections.

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Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.  Photo supplied.

One council for Lincolnshire is ‘inevitable’ plan, says county leader Hill

The scrapping of South Holland District Council and Lincolnshire’s seven other local authorities is “inevitable”, according to county council leader Coun Martin Hill.

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Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police, Bill Skelly, NFU Regional Director for East Midlands, Gordon Corner, Dr Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, Marc Jones, and Mark Leggott, NFU Lincolnshire county chairman.  Photo supplied.

New chief commits to action plan on rural crime

An action plan to tackle rural crime, including hare coursing, has been promised by the new Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police.

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