Latest Lincolnshire Stories

2008-09-03 00:00:13

A landlord has been ordered to pay almost pounds5,000 for failing to correct electrical hazards and cold temperatures at his property in Lincolnshire. Edward Sanders of High Street, Wainfleet, near Skegness, failed to comply with a notice ordering him to address the issues.

2008-08-31 00:00:27

A Lincoln theatre ensemble has returned from a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, to perform in the city. The Acting About Theatre Company performed Meltdown: The Ultimate Gameshow for a month at the world-famous festival where they received rave reviews.

2008-08-31 00:00:27

New singers are needed by a troupe staging two nights of music from the movies next month. Gainsborough Amateur Operatic Society has gone straight into rehearsals for the two shows after the summer break. The next project is a concert weekend with the award-winning Barton Town Band.

2008-08-30 09:01:03

More Than 5,000 patients in North Lincolnshire remain on a waiting list for dental services. But local health officials claim they are making headway in clearing the backlog.

2008-08-29 00:00:23

Barton residents can brace themselves for a huge community clean- up today. Respect Week's Huge Summer Holiday Clean Up kicks off at 9am, with skips placed all around Overton Court, and the North Lincolnshire Homes caretaking team out on patrol.

2008-08-28 00:00:38

By Peter Craig Just under a year ago, this little boy was given a two per cent chance of survival - but he battled against the odds and has blown out the candle on his first birthday cake.

2008-08-28 00:00:38

A Teenager accused of attempting to murder a 15-year-old girl has appeared in court. Jake Alexander Johnson (19), from Grimsby, is charged with attempting to kill the girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons. Police said the victim is in a critical condition in hospital.

2008-08-28 00:00:38

New rules on tobacco control would cause problems for North Lincolnshire newsagents and small retailers, it has been claimed.

2008-08-23 03:00:23

Cops are handing out cameras so women can catch a flasher in the act. Ladies in Louth, Lincolnshire, have been told to use them to snap the sex pest's face. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-23 00:00:30

The overall five A* to C pass rate for GCSEs in Lincolnshire has increased by more than six per cent this year to an outstanding 72 per cent against a national increase of 2.4 per cent. Five schools gained 100 per cent 5 A* to C.

Word of the Day
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.