Latest Lincolnshire Stories

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.

2008-09-13 00:00:21

By laura stuart-cook Boundless energy, an exuberant spectacle and beautiful music executed with kindness. The New Ropestring Band promise all these things when they play at Cleethorpes Memorial Hall tonight.

2008-09-12 00:00:27

An elderly woman was taken to hospital by air ambulance after a road collision involving a postal van yesterday. The 77-year-old, who was driving a Mini, suffered spinal injuries in a collision at Park Drain crossroads, on Doncaster Road, Westwoodside.

2008-09-09 00:00:26

Patients at Scunthorpe General Hospital could be dished up self- service carvery food if plans go-ahead. The news comes, after a series of improvements to healthy eating were introduced to the hospital in August last year, when the trust took control of catering services.

2008-09-07 00:00:21

Suspected cancer patients were all seen by a specialist at Scunthorpe General Hospital within two weeks, it has been revealed. Urgent referrals by doctors were all seen in the Government timeframe of 14 days, the latest Department of Health figures show.

2008-09-07 00:00:17

By Sharon Baker Go organic and get loved-up this month, with the help of some all- natural treats from Cleethorpes. The Soil Association's Organic Fortnight begins on Saturday, and a Cleethorpes beauty shop is already getting in the eco-friendly spirit.

2008-09-07 00:00:10

When they moved in, Witham St Hugh's residents probably thought they would enjoy all the benefits of country living - open fields, rural tracks and woodlands. But now they could be forced to endure a decade of heavy industrial quarrying too.

2008-09-06 00:00:27

By Sharon Baker Hospital chiefs have refuted claims support workers are being used as a "cheap labour" alternative to nursing staff. This comes in response to accusations mounted in an anonymous letter from a nurse at Grimsby's, Diana Princess of Wales Hospital.

2008-09-06 00:00:18

By Conrad Emmett The coolest music for miles around was heard last night as part of the warm up to the Cleethorpes Jazz festival. Playing at the Grimsby Jazz Pre Festival Special was the John Horter Trio, along with Pat McCarthy and Barry Whitfield.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'