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'Reality is people aren’t that concerned' about street lights switching off at night, says head of highways

'Reality is people aren’t that concerned' about street lights switching off at night, says head of highways

'Reality is people aren’t that concerned' about street lights switching off at night, says head of highways

11 March 2020

Parishes are more representative than social media, says Lincolnshire County Council's head of highways.

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Council stops payments to disabled man after his father 'invests £60,000 of it in property' for him

Council stops payments to disabled man after his father 'invests £60,000 of it in property' for him

Council stops payments to disabled man after his father 'invests £60,000 of it in property' for him

10 March 2020

The Local Government Ombudsman has cleared the council over its decision to suspend direct payments to the man.


'We must wash our hands of coronavirus'

'We must wash our hands of coronavirus'

'We must wash our hands of coronavirus'

07 March 2020

Grantham MP Gareth Davies says everyone has a part to play in tackling the virus.

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Council's budget and council tax hike given green light

Council's budget and council tax hike given green light

Council's budget and council tax hike given green light

02 March 2020

Labour member only councillor to vote against the proposed budget for the coming year.


Video: Plinth for controversial Margaret Thatcher statue is craned into Grantham

Video: Plinth for controversial Margaret Thatcher statue is craned into Grantham

Video: Plinth for controversial Margaret Thatcher statue is craned into Grantham

29 February 2020

The bronze statue will be erected in St Peter's Hill.


'We're in a housing crisis'

'We're in a housing crisis'

'We're in a housing crisis'

29 February 2020

Labour councillor Lee Steptoe says he represents the most deprived ward in the district and it is crying out for investment.

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'We are supporting local businesses to thrive'

'We are supporting local businesses to thrive'

'We are supporting local businesses to thrive'

29 February 2020

County council leader says 'it’s imperative that we support local businesses because they play such a central role in our economy'.


Thatcher statue plinth craned into place

Thatcher statue plinth craned into place

Thatcher statue plinth craned into place

27 February 2020

A large stone plinth has been dropped into place in Grantham town centre, ready for a statue of Margaret Thatcher.


Road crater claims cost council £1.2m

Road crater claims cost council £1.2m

Road crater claims cost council £1.2m

26 February 2020

'We hate potholes just as much as drivers do,' says councillor for roads.


SKDC to spend £61k on LED lighting upgrades in bid to tackle climate change

SKDC to spend £61k on LED lighting upgrades in bid to tackle climate change

SKDC to spend £61k on LED lighting upgrades in bid to tackle climate change

19 February 2020

Council to look at reducing single-use plastics, introducing iPads and installing motion sensor lights to reduce carbon footprint.


Councillors donate vegan ‘chicken’ to foodbank

Councillors donate vegan ‘chicken’ to foodbank

Councillors donate vegan ‘chicken’ to foodbank

17 February 2020

South Kesteven District councillors have donated a vegan ‘chicken’ hamper, gifted by PETA, to Grantham foodbank.


South Kesteven councillors look set to approve 3.15 per cent increase in council tax

South Kesteven councillors look set to approve 3.15 per cent increase in council tax

South Kesteven councillors look set to approve 3.15 per cent increase in council tax

11 February 2020

The increase would see council tax rise by £5 for the average Band D property.


Have your say on Grantham High Street as council bids for share of £1 billion government pot

Have your say on Grantham High Street as council bids for share of £1 billion government pot

Have your say on Grantham High Street as council bids for share of £1 billion government pot

10 February 2020

The district council is running a consultation workshop with local business and organisation this month.

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'I welcome extra funding for county police'

'I welcome extra funding for county police'

'I welcome extra funding for county police'

08 February 2020

MP Gareth Davies welcomes an additional £8.6m to tackle crime and keep streets safe in Lincolnshire.


Bid for more textile recycling bins in Grantham and the district fails

Bid for more textile recycling bins in Grantham and the district fails

Bid for more textile recycling bins in Grantham and the district fails

05 February 2020

District Councillor Ashley Baxter proposed that the district needed more bins for residents to recycle their unwanted clothes.


Senior Lincolnshire councillors back 3.5 per cent rise in council tax

Senior Lincolnshire councillors back 3.5 per cent rise in council tax

Senior Lincolnshire councillors back 3.5 per cent rise in council tax

05 February 2020

The council’s executive proposed an increase in the general rate of 1.5 per cent, plus an additional 2 per cent for adult social care.


Police commissioner calls for 4.1 per cent increase in force's share of council tax

Police commissioner calls for 4.1 per cent increase in force's share of council tax

Police commissioner calls for 4.1 per cent increase in force's share of council tax

04 February 2020

The Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel will examine the proposal, which equates to £9.99 for a band D property.


Lower limits on affordable housing in Grantham are condemned as council adopts Local Plan

Lower limits on affordable housing in Grantham are condemned as council adopts Local Plan

Lower limits on affordable housing in Grantham are condemned as council adopts Local Plan

03 February 2020

Councillor says the proportion of affordable houses to be built in Grantham will be far less than in other towns in South Kesteven.


Bid to give gypsies and travellers proper facilities in South Kesteven is defeated in council

Bid to give gypsies and travellers proper facilities in South Kesteven is defeated in council

Bid to give gypsies and travellers proper facilities in South Kesteven is defeated in council

03 February 2020

Councillor Charmaine Morgan says gypsies and travellers have used unauthorised and often sub-standard insanitary sites.


Bid to give gypsies and travellers proper facilities in South Kesteven is defeated in council

Bid to give gypsies and travellers proper facilities in South Kesteven is defeated in council

Bid to give gypsies and travellers proper facilities in South Kesteven is defeated in council

03 February 2020

Councillor Charmaine Morgan says gypsies and travellers have used unauthorised and often sub-standard insanitary sites.


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