Train services between Sleaford and Boston were delayed for several hours last night (Thursday) after a train struck a piece of fallen tree following the short, but torrential rain storm which swept through the area.
Keith Ireland, the new chief executive for Lincolnshire County Council hopes that a bid for greater devolved powers by four authorities across the East Midlands will actually bring decision making closer to local people.
John Turner, Chief Responsible Officer at the Lincolnshire Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, said that plans were progressing on the proposals and that additional capital is expected for the changes.
The CEO of Lincolnshire’s hospitals Jan Sobieraj, says his organisation is “moving in the right direction” as an improved Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection report is published today (Tuesday) - but the Trust still requires improvement.
Sleaford-based folk rock band, The Band From County Hell, have been invited to open as guests for punk legends Stiff Little Fingers who are due to appear at The Engine Shed in Lincoln this evening (Friday, June 29).
Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.