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Long-serving members of staff at Lincolnshire accountants recognised

Long-serving members of staff at a regional chartered accountants have been recognised for their years of service.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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Time running out to save on energy bills

As temperatures begin to drop households and businesses are being urged to take up the chance to save on energy bills before time runs out.

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What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo users

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted to a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the finger at a “state-sponsored actor”.

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Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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McDonald’s restaurant in Sleaford condemned after refusing to take Scottish bank notes

Fast food chain McDonald’s has been condemned after the Sleaford site refused to take a Scottish bank note.

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Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off - but Paul Hollywood will stay as host

Mary Berry has this morning, Thursday, quit Great British Bake Off after show’s move to Channel 4, saying she will stay with BBC out of “loyalty”

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World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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Errington Cheese - Credit: Michael Rummey JFL-140923-142114003

Food watchdog bans cheesemaker’s whole output over E.coli fears

A food watchdog has said its recall of all cheese from a producer linked to an E.coli outbreak is justified as it revealed two new cases are being investigated.

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Time to change your password?

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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Healthy outlook on South Holland jobs front as unemployment falls

The number of people claiming Jobseekers’ Allowance in South Holland has dropped by 4.5 per cent in the last year, according to the latest Government figures.

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Urgent warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray issued by Public Health England

Urgent warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray issued by Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) is warning people who have recently had body piercings about an unsafe cleansing spray provided by piercing studios across the country for aftercare use, which may cause severe infection.

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Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.

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New manager welcomed at village nursery

New manager welcomed at village nursery

An award-winning nursery group has appointed a new manager at its operation in Swineshead.

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VIDEO: New promotional film gives a taste of enviable Lincolnshire life and promotes county

A new video is showing people what makes Lincolnshire the perfect place to live, work, visit and invest.

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Apple assures users iOS 10 update is safe after iPhone ‘bricking’ issues

Tech giant Apple has sought to reassure users that the latest operating system update is safe after some iPhone owners reported it had rendered their handsets useless.

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5 things you need to know about the new £5 note

5 things you need to know about the new £5 note

A new plastic £5 note featuring Sir Winston Churchill has been introduced into UK circulation by the Bank of England.

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Coun Peter Bedford, chairman of the South East Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee.

Hundreds have their say on the future of developing south east Lincolnshire

More than 600 people have made their voices heard on plans for the future of development across South Holland and Boston, it has been confirmed.

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The new, free 105 number is aiming to support people who experience power cuts in their area.

Dial 105 for free in case of a power cut in South Holland area

People hit by power cuts in South Holland, Bourne, the Deepings and south of Boston can now report it using a free 105 number.

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New executive team member at Longhurst

A provider of housing, care, and support services with its head office in Boston has welcomed a new member to its executive team.

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