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Target for carbon neutral by 2050 will slip, says chief

16 August 2022
Target for carbon neutral by 2050 will slip, says chief

Target for carbon neutral by 2050 will slip, says chief

16 August 2022

An environment chief has said the 2050 target for the UK to be carbon neutral will slip as energy demands rise.

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Staffing shortage a major issue for Lincolnshire as “Brexit benefits not yet realised”

12 August 2022
Staffing shortage a major issue for Lincolnshire as “Brexit benefits not yet realised”

Staffing shortage a major issue for Lincolnshire as “Brexit benefits not yet realised”

12 August 2022

A senior councillor said the benefits of Brexit have not yet been realised due to Covid as the county faces a major workforce shortage.

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After three years and £462k, sink hole still not fixed

09 August 2022
After three years and £462k, sink hole still not fixed

After three years and £462k, sink hole still not fixed

09 August 2022

Authorities have spent nearly half a million pounds attempting to repair a sinkhole which appeared three years ago.

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Priest tells county to 'get your act together' over roundabout removal

04 August 2022
Priest tells county to 'get your act together' over roundabout removal

Priest tells county to 'get your act together' over roundabout removal

04 August 2022

A priest told the county council to “get your act together and come back later” over plans to remove an A16 roundabout.

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Residents and businesses criticise A16 plans

27 July 2022
Residents and businesses criticise A16 plans

Residents and businesses criticise A16 plans

27 July 2022

Residents and business owners fear planned changes to the A16 roundabout entrance to the village will cause safety issues and hit local businesses.


Pub could be turned into flats

25 July 2022
Pub could be turned into flats

Pub could be turned into flats

25 July 2022

A village pub that has been closed for a decade will be turned into flats.

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Repairs to notorious road suffer another delay

01 July 2022
Repairs to notorious road suffer another delay

Repairs to notorious road suffer another delay

01 July 2022

Works to rebuild a sinkhole-plagued road have been hit by further delays.

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Sutton Bridge Cross Keys Bridge 'is on target to be finished on time'

16 June 2022
Sutton Bridge Cross Keys Bridge 'is on target to be finished on time'

Sutton Bridge Cross Keys Bridge 'is on target to be finished on time'

16 June 2022

Major works on the A17 should come to and end in a couple of weeks, according to council bosses.

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Dire warning that ‘winter is coming’ for our roads

14 June 2022
Dire warning that ‘winter is coming’ for our roads

Dire warning that ‘winter is coming’ for our roads

14 June 2022

A senior councillor has warned that ‘winter is coming’ for our crumbling road network - labelling the situation as ‘dire’.

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Leaders do not support windfall tax motion

25 May 2022
Leaders do not support windfall tax motion

Leaders do not support windfall tax motion

25 May 2022

A bid to get county leaders to support a windfall tax on oil and energy companies to tackle the cost of living crisis failed.

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Parking restrictions deferred

10 May 2022
Parking restrictions deferred

Parking restrictions deferred

10 May 2022

Plans to introduce new parking restrictions in Pinchbeck have been pushed back after a ‘problem’ business changed hands.

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Centre criticised in council report

26 April 2022
Centre criticised in council report

Centre criticised in council report

26 April 2022

The South Holland Centre has potential to be a “community hub” - but councillors have hit out at its current condition in a damning report.

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Relaxed rules on street lighting for new developments

26 April 2022
Relaxed rules on street lighting for new developments

Relaxed rules on street lighting for new developments

26 April 2022

Major changes for street lighting on new developments, which will effectively remove highway lighting, are to be brought in by the county council.


Questions raised over whether carbon net zero plan is achievable

04 April 2022
Questions raised over whether carbon net zero plan is achievable

Questions raised over whether carbon net zero plan is achievable

04 April 2022

An environment chief has questioned whether plans to reach Carbon Net Zero by 2050 are achievable given rising energy bills and the Ukraine crisis.


First 200 Ukrainian families set to arrive

31 March 2022
First 200 Ukrainian families set to arrive

First 200 Ukrainian families set to arrive

31 March 2022

Around 200 Ukrainian refugees and their families will be coming to the county in the next couple of weeks.


Council rethinks refurbishment of leisure centre

29 March 2022
Council rethinks refurbishment of leisure centre

Council rethinks refurbishment of leisure centre

29 March 2022

The refurbishment of Deepings Leisure Centre could see a learner pool retained after a rethink by the council.

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Speed limit cut on dangerous road after fatal collisions

15 March 2022
Speed limit cut on dangerous road after fatal collisions

Speed limit cut on dangerous road after fatal collisions

15 March 2022

Councillors have approved the reduction of a speed limit on a dangerous section of the A52 in an attempt to improve safety.


Bid to cut speed limit on dangerous road

09 March 2022
Bid to cut speed limit on dangerous road

Bid to cut speed limit on dangerous road

09 March 2022

A dangerous section of a busy road could see its speed limit reduced in a bit to prevent accidents.


Insect farm could put bugs on the menu

24 February 2022
Insect farm could put bugs on the menu

Insect farm could put bugs on the menu

24 February 2022

There's interest in establishing an insect-based food venture in our area.

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Pothole cash campaign looks set to fail

27 January 2022
Pothole cash campaign looks set to fail

Pothole cash campaign looks set to fail

27 January 2022

Council bosses say the campaign to get the Government to reverse big cuts to our roads funding is “not looking particularly hopeful”.

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