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2008-09-17 00:00:00

Akey figure in the South Bank chemical industry is to head up the building of a pounds170-million new production plant for Novartis in Europe. Adrian Wallis will take up the role of project director for the vaccine and diagnostics plant in Marburg, Germany.

2008-09-17 00:00:00

More pupils in North Lincolnshire have taken up the challenge to make visitors to our website laugh. We visited Althorpe and Keadby Primary School to film pupils telling their favourite jokes.

2008-09-16 00:00:30

Riverside Surgery in Brigg has become the first doctors' surgery in North Lincolnshire to provide extended opening hours. The surgery is now open an extra 90 minutes from 6.30pm to 8pm on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. There will be three hours from 9am to noon on Saturday mornings.

2008-09-16 00:00:30

Patients can find out more about hospital services on a new- look website. Introduced by United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust, it lists which services are available at each of its sites in Lincoln, Louth, Grantham and Boston.

2008-09-16 00:00:30

Heart patients in Lincolnshire are being left to rehabilitate themselves, according to a charity. The British Heart Foundation says it has failed to find a single cardiac rehabilitation programme anywhere in the county which meets minimum requirements.

2008-09-16 00:00:30

Heart patients in Lincolnshire are being left to rehabilitate themselves, according to a charity. The British Heart Foundation says it has failed to find a single cardiac rehabilitation programme anywhere in the county which meets minimum requirements.

2008-09-16 00:00:21

Youngsters from Lincolnshire are being asked to make a short video about Christmas. The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, wants young people to reveal their thoughts on the true meaning of Christmas. They could then win up to pounds3,000 for their church or faith group.

2008-09-16 00:00:20

Live theatre and pop music will lighten the mood at a conference with a serious agenda next month.

2008-09-13 00:00:23

The demise of an airline flying out of Humberside Airport has disrupted the holidays of North Lincolnshire tourists. Around 100 holiday bookings to Spain with Thomson and Thomas Cook are likely to be affected.

2008-09-13 00:00:23

By GARETH PARRY-JONES Hundreds of holidaymakers have been left up in the air after another airline went bust. Futura Airlines, which operates three routes from Humberside Airport, has folded due to rising fuel costs.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.