Lincolnshire-based social housing provider takes control of Sleaford Foyer

One of the Midlands’ leading housing providers has extended its stock to more than 22,000 properties after completing the transfer of over 400 properties from two other housing associations.

Businesses are hoping the warmer weather will attract families back to the beach in Skegness. ANL-180421-065717001

CAMPAIGN: Tourism leaders offer support for petition to draw down £100m Government money for distributor road

This week The Standard is joined by its sister paper in Skegness as tourism bosses get behind a proposed road which could help travellers explore and enjoy everything our area’s visitor economy has to offer without getting stuck in traffic.


Expert questions Denmark to Lincolnshire power cable Viking Link viablity

A renewable energy expert has questioned the cost and feasibility of moving ahead with the Lincolnshire to Denmark power cable project known as the Viking Link.

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Research reveals women are taking control of their finances

Figures have revealed that women aged 25-34 now generate 40% of all credit card enquiries, with single women the most likely to take out a credit card.

Susan Park outside Once Upon A Tail, in Pump Square, Boston.

Salon launches for man’s best friend

This is not a shaggy dog story, although it may involve some shaggy dogs ...

Click and collect ... the new Amazon Locker in Boston's Pescod Square Shopping Centre.

Pescod Square joins forces with Amazon

A shopping centre in Boston has teamed up with Amazon to give customers of the online retail giant an alternative to having their purchases delivered to their home or place of work.

A map of where the Boston Distributor Road could go.

CAMPAIGN: Distributor road on the Government’s radar after being discussed in Parliament

Boston’s MP has put The Standard’s campaign for funding to be drawn down for a £100 million investment for the new Boston Distributor Road on the Government’s radar after questioning the Transport Secretary in the House of Commons today (Tursday).

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Children’s services are ‘fragile’ says trust

A statement from the trust which runs the county’s hospitals has said children’s services at Pilgrim Hospital are ‘fragile’ adding they were ‘currently safe, but we may not be able to maintain all services at the hospital’.


5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

The new �1.75m household waste recycling centre in Boston.

New £1.75m recycling facility

Boston’s new household waste recycling centre has opened to the public following a £1.75m investment from the county council.

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Lloyds banking to close three branches across East Lindsey

Banking giants Lloyds are closing three branches in East Lindsey as part of a nationwide cut back that has put hundreds of jobs at risk.

Shops and shoppers in Boston town centre. EMN-180416-103537001

CAMPAIGN: Business leaders tell how £100 million Boston Distributor Road would open town up to investment

The Standard’s campaign to draw down up to £100 million investment so that the new Boston Distributor Road can be built sooner has been given support by local businesses who say it would create opportunity and make the town more attractive.

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Viking Link electricity supply project planned for Lincolnshire delayed

Plans for an electricity link between Lincolnshire and Denmark have been delayed after project partners postponed making a final investment decision.

Staff at Laughing Dog are setting off on a tour of Lincolnshire this week. EMN-180417-144800001

Dog food manufacturer to ‘em-bark’ on tour of Lincolnshire

A Lincolnshire-based dog food manufacturer will ‘em-bark’ on a tour of the county this week, stopping at Lincolnshire Co-Op stores along the way.

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Verge cuttings trial will be rolled out across the county next week

A project which could help generate electricity and heat for Lincolnshire and improve the appearance of the county’s verges begins a trail on Monday, April 23.

Crowds at the dispersal sale which saw 400 lots in the auction. EMN-180416-154018001

Success as Stickney dispersal sale tops £500,000

Crowds gathered in their hundreds to bid at a dispersal sale for Noel J Hanes Contracting - with the sale making £500,000.

The launch of Sportsbikeshop's new monthly bike nights takes place tomorrow (Tuesday). Image: Sportsbikeshop.

Retail firm to launch bike nights in Kirton

Kirton-based Sportsbikeshop are to hold the first of their newly-launched monthly bike nights tomorrow (Tuesday)

Edward Conway, Chattertons chief executive officer and HR director, Liz Tomlinson with the 'One to Watch' award. EMN-181104-120047001

Chain of Lincolnshire solicitors achieves ‘one to watch’ accolade

A leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors has been recognised in a Sunday Times survey as ‘One to Watch’.


Steep rise in cost of rural crime thefts in the Midlands

A crime wave is sweeping the British countryside, according to latest figures released by NFU Mutual.


Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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