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UKIP leader visits Skegness to launch campaign to be voted MP for Boston and Skegness

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has marked the launch of his campaign contesting the Boston and Skegness seat in the General Election with a whirlwind visit to Skegness.

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UKIP leader Paul Nuttall at last year's Sleaford by-election with Victoria Ayling.

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall confirms he is standing for Boston and Skegness

The UKIP leader has finally revealed where he is standing in the General Election – and as many suspected he will be contesting the Boston and Skegness seat.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Hannah McKay/PA Wire

Theresa May calls snap general election for June 8

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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Dan Mackay. Photo: SWNS PNL-171104-121614001

VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.

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Coun Peter Bedford.

Boston Borough Council leader stepping down

The leader of Boston Borough Council is stepping down.

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Imminent UK cuts to mothers tax credits are an assault on womens human rights

Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

Angela O’Hagan is a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. Here she looks at how a change in tax credits for parents who have more than two children is an attack on women’s rights.

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Matt Warman.

COLUMN: Article 50 delivers on a promise many voters doubted

As Theresa May triggers Article 50, marking the moment the formal process begins for taking the United Kingdom out of the European Union, here is Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman’s comments on this historic day.

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Coun Daniel McNally (left) with Craig Leyland, the newly-elected chairman of the Louth and Horncastle Conservative Association.

UKIP county councillor defects to Conservatives

One of Lincolnshire’s leading UKIP county councillors has defected to the Conservative Party, just weeks before the county council elections.

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The shepherd and his sheep on Boston's Wide Bargate roundabout.

Spotted Boston’s shepherd and sheep are missing? They are coming back

Concern has been raised over the disappearance of the shepherd and his sheep from Boston’s Wide Bargate roundabout.

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Lincolnshire MP jokes about ‘rumours’ he’s been made newspaper editor

Sir Edward Leigh MP has today (Tuesday) joked on social media that ‘rumours’ of him becoming editor of two local newspapers are untrue - in what appears to be a comical swipe at his party colleague George Osborne MP.

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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Budget 2017 LIVE: Full coverage and analysis

Budget 2017 LIVE: Full coverage and analysis

Welcome to our LIVE blog of today’s Prime Minister’s Questions and the Chancellor’s 2017 Budget.

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International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox talks about the business of Brexit during a visit to some of Lincolnshire’s successful exporters

Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, made a whistle-stop tour of Lincolnshire today (Thursday) visiting a number of local businesses with export success stories while backing some of his fellow Tory party candidates in the upcoming county council elections in May.

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Dudley Byrant pictured with his MBE at Buckingham Palace. EMN-170221-112503001

Royal honour for years of service

A Boston man has returned from Buckingham Palace after being presented with an MBE for political services.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. Photo: Rob Foulkes EMN-161219-160126001

Lincolnshire County Councillors agree to public consultation on unitary authority

County councillors have today (Friday) voted in favour of seeking the views of the residents of Lincolnshire on the principle of moving to a unitary system of local government in Lincolnshire - but they have not yet revealed what form the consultation will take.

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Council tax increase

Residents face 4 per cent hike in County Council share of tax bills

Lincolnshire county coucillors today (Friday) agreed to a council tax increase of £44.59 per year for owners of a band D proprerty.

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Lincolnshire County Council news.

‘Super council’ plans for area left in tatters

Leading political figures in Lincolnshire have found themselves at loggerheads over the latest bid to form a ‘super council’.

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Boston Borough Council area from The Stump.

Decision on council tax rise set for next week

Councillors will make a final vote on Monday (Feb 27) on plans to increase council tax in the Boston area.

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‘We are only human’ – investigation complete into brown bin sticker error

‘We are only human’ – investigation complete into brown bin sticker error

A full investigation into the mistake which led to some people who paid for garden waste collections receiving multiple wheelie bin stickers has been completed, Boston Borough Council has (Wednesday) said.

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