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VIDEO: UKIP leader Paul Nuttall speaks in Sleaford today

UKIP is wheeling out its big guns with newly elected national leader Paul Nuttall speaking in Sleaford today (Saturday) and former leader Nigel Farage due to arrive on Monday.

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Sleaford and North Hykeham Independent candidate Sarah Stock, of Fighting 4 Grantham Hospital. gCUmpsS7_0l6vL7h5l1X

More party leaders come to Grantham and Sleaford ahead of by-election

Two more party leaders will be in the area over the next few days ahead of Thursday’s Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.

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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron visits Grantham hospital a day after his  party's triumphant victory in the Richmond Park by-election.

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron says closure of Grantham A&E overnight is “absolutely outrageous”

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron visited Grantham this afternoon a day after his party’s triumphant victory in the Richmond Park by-election.

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Dustbin collection dates will differ over Christmas and New Year in North and South Kesteven. EMN-160212-140705001

Bin collection days to differ over Christmas and New Year period in North and South Kesteven

Waste collections will take place a day later for all residents over the festive period in South Kesteven.

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Grantham hospital campaigners meet the Shadow Secretary of State for Health, John Ashworth MP, at the town's hospital. Coun Charmaine Morgan, chairman of SOS Grantham Hospital, is pictured left with Mr Ashworth, centre, and Vernon Coker, MP for Gedling, right.

Grantham Hospital campaigners meet Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Grantham Hospital campaigners met with the Shadow Secretary of State for Health yesterday.

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Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, with Lincolnshire's Chief Constable Neil Rhodes.

Minister for Policing visits Lincolnshire Police HQ

The Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, has visited Lincolnshire Police as part of an operation he has called ‘Operation Cops’ which involves him visiting forces to meet frontline staff and hear first-hand about the issues affecting them and the work they do in the community.

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High profile campaigners back Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election candidate Sarah Stock. From left Dr Richard Taylor, Sarah Stock, Larry Sanders and Dr Louise Irvine. EMN-160112-175531001

By-election candidate gets backing of health campaigners and US senator Bernie Sanders’ brother!

The last independent MP, a doctor who took Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to court and the brother of US Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders are among the supporters of an independent candidate running in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.

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Independent Paul Coyne. EMN-160112-112547001

Independent by-election candidate issues personal message to voters via Youtube video

An Independent candidate in the upcoming Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election has issued a personal campaign message to voters via Youtube video.

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Liberal Democrat former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg MP.
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Former Deputy Prime Minister speaks out to back Lib Dem candidate in Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election

The former Deputy Prime Minister has spoken out in favour his party’s candidate as the by-election battle for the Sleaford and North Hykeham seat hots up with all parties bringing out their political ‘big guns’.

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Hustings event held by the FSB was attended by eight of the 10 candidates standing for the Sleaford and North Hykeham seat.

Business is focus at FSB hustings for Sleaford and North Hykeham seat

Eight of the 10 candidates contesting the Sleaford and North Hykeham constituency by-election attended a hustings event at on Monday evening as guests of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

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UKIP leader Paul Nuttall EMN-161130-173437001

UKIP leaders new and old set to come to Sleaford on by-election campaign trail

The newly elected leader of UKIP, Paul Nuttall, MEP, is to visit Sleaford on Saturday to throw his weight the party’s campaign to win the up-coming by-election.

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F4GH vigil on St Peter's Hill Green.

Grantham campaigners show their support of the NHS

A crowd of campaigners gathered on the St Peter’s Hill green on Saturday to show their support of the NHS.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Homes planned in Long Bennington

Plans for more homes have been submitted in one of the area’s biggest villages.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling with by-election candidate Dr Caroline Johnson

Minister backs Tory hopeful for Sleaford and North Hykeham seat

Transport secretary Chris Grayling was in Grantham on Wednesday to endorse the by-election campaign of Conservative candidate Dr Caroline Johnson.

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Could you be in tune with Grantham blind veterans?

A charity which helps blind former servicemen and women lead full lives is appealing for volunteers in Grantham.

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This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week, 42 years ago, the Birmingham Pub Bombings took place. On November 21, 1974, bombs were planted in two Birmingham pubs – the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town. The explosions killed 21 people and injured 182 others.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Lincolnshire County Council Leader, Coun Martin Hill.

Lincolnshire County Council leader says Government’s devolution deal “fell some way short”

The leader of Lincolnshire County Council has responded to comments made by a Government Minister after the authority backed out of a proposed devolution deal.

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Lincolnshire County Council news.

Lincolnshire councils reject Government’s £450 million devolution deal

Two local leaders in Lincolnshire have confirmed their intention not to proceed with a devolution deal which it is claimed would have brought a £450m boost to the county.

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