Ton of trouble at start of hare coursing season in South Holland

There have exactly 100 reports of hare coursing across the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian news area in the last four weeks, according to Lincolnshire Police.

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New lease of life for ex-Wickes building

New lease of life for ex-Wickes building

The former Wickes building in Boston is set for a new lease of life as a supermarket.

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New £2.1million project to help Lincolnshire’s unemployed get back into work

Job seekers in greater Lincolnshire can now access tailored support to help them get back into work thanks to a new project.


Argos creates more than 10,000 Christmas jobs

High street retailer Argos is to recruit more than 10,000 seasonal staff to work in its stores over the busy Christmas period.

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UPDATE THURSDAY 10.50AM: Donington store set to be closed ‘for some time’ after attempted cash machine raid

A clearing up operation has started at a Donington store while police hunt raiders who tried to rip out a cash machine with a tractor today.

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Mums call for Aldi to recall ‘sensitive’ baby wipes after children’s allergic reaction

A mum is demanding Aldi recall baby wipes after her two-year-old daughter suffered a horrific rash - which looked like severe sunburn.

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Shortlist for the Select Lincolnshire Awards has been announced

Local businesses in the running for Select Lincolnshire Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards 2016

This year’s shortlisted businesses have been announced for the Select Lincolnshire, Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2016, taking place on the evening of Tuesday 11 October.

Goalie legend marks kick-off for new shop

Goalie legend marks kick-off for new shop

There were a pair of safe hands ready to assist with the official opening of a new enterprise in Boston last week.

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B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Holbeach Community Larder volunteers (from left) Jane Francis, Sarah Walker, Linda Beverley-Stone, Sandra Palmers, Rev Rosamund Seal and Jenny Worth.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Retail giant makes Food Connections in South Holland, Sutterton and Deepings

Foodbanks and other charities in South Holland can help even more needy people with the help of Britain’s biggest supermarket chain.

The Scots Guardsman pulling the Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre anniversary holiday express to Skegness, passing through Sleaford at midday today. Photo courtesy of John Taylor. EMN-160925-161436001

Children’s centre celebrates 125 years with steam train to Skegness

Steam fans have been treated to a spectacle today (Sunday) as a special anniversary excursion passed through Lincolnshire to Skegness.

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Pictured are (from left) Tracy Foster (Sleaford office - 15 years), managing director Adrian Reynolds, Annette Stewart (Boston office - 15 years), Sandy Jarratt (Boston office - 15 years), director Ian Phillips, Linda Steele (Melton office - 25 years) and Lisa Watson (Newark office - 15 years).

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.

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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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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