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Council admits it would need ‘100s of millions’ for Lincolnshire’s roads

Lincolnshire County Council has admitted hundreds of millions of pounds of extra funding would need to be ploughed into its coffers to make a ‘massive difference’ to plans for repairing roads.

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Coun Patricia Bradwell.

‘I share your frustration’: Deputy leader’s mission for road repairs and fairer funding

There’s a wry smile on Councillor Patricia Bradwell’s face.

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Typhoon display delights HRH Prince William on his visit to RAF Coningsby. Picture: Supplied EMN-180703-170909001

Excited children welcome Prince William to RAF Coningsby

Excited schoolchildren ‘rubbed shoulders’ with royalty today (Wednesday) when His Royal Highness Prince William visited RAF Coningsby.

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Car driver dies after collision with bus near Horncastle

Car driver dies after collision with bus near Horncastle

Police have confirmed that the driver of a car which was involved in a collision with a bus on the A158 near Horncastle yesterday (Monday) was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Coun Richard Davies

‘Ambitious’ £200m plans for ‘coastal highway’ could see ‘massive boost to the entire county’

A series of meetings are taking place this week which could pave the way for one of the most ambitious road schemes in Lincolnshire’s history.

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RAF Typhoon fighter jet

New Typhoons at RAF Coningsby in multi-billion pound deal between Britain and Qatar

A new squadron of Typhoon fighter jets will be based at RAF Coningsby as part of a multi-billion pound deal signed between Britain and Qatar.

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Deadline looms for your views on street lights

Local residents, businesses and organisations have until Friday January 5 to complete a questionnaire on the impact of part-night street lighting, whether positive or negative.

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Figures reveal 479 ‘assaults’ on EMAS staff

Shocking figures revealed by the East Midlands Ambulance Service show that staff members suffered 479 assaults while attending call-outs between April and November 2017.

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Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP in the cockpit of a Typhoon. Photo: John Aron

EXCLUSIVE: Defence Secretary visiting RAF Coningsby today

Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP visited RAF Coningsby this afternoon.

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Coningsby residents urged to keep properties secure after ‘suspicious incidents’

Coningsby residents urged to keep properties secure after ‘suspicious incidents’

Lincolnshire Police have urged residents living in the Coningsby area to make sure their properties are secure.

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George  'Johnny' Johnson is made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. (Photo credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire).

George ‘Johnny’ Johnson receives MBE from the Queen

Britain’s last surviving Dambuster - Horncastle-born George ‘Johnny’ Johnson - has received his MBE.

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BAE Systems

BAE Systems to cut almost 2,000 jobs - but no mention of RAF Coningsby

BAE Systems is planning to cut almost 2,000 jobs, it has been revealed.

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Police Fire and MOD working hard to ensure the safety of the public in Woodhall Spa. Photo: Lincolnshire Poilice

Royal Navy called in following mustard gas canister discovery

The mystery surrounding the discovery of mustard gas canisters in Woodhall Spa has taken yet another twist..

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Police cordoned off the scene.

Mustard gas canisters in Roughton Woods ‘raise more questions than answers’

The discovery of mustard gas canisters in woodland near Woodhall Spa has ‘raised more questions than answers’ according to a local historian.

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