Latest Lincolnshire Stories

2008-09-03 00:00:21

By laura stuart-cook Pupils at Tollbar were the first to head back to school after the summer holidays. Following a summer break, students at the New Waltham business and enterprise college returned to lessons on Thursday morning.

2008-09-03 00:00:16

Actors from ITV drama The Royal have begun three days of filming in Lincoln. Lincoln Castle was considered "perfect" by the medical drama's production team and the prison building will be featured in the show as someone falls from the castle prison.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.