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Retford post-16 education set for major changes to boost local economy

The partnership providing post-16 education in Retford is to relocate its A-level teaching in order to make space for more technical courses and possibly even higher degrees.

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One of Barratt Developments new homes

New build homes can save Doncaster homeowners £629 per year on energy bills

February was named the ‘deep freeze’ month; with below average temperatures and snow blanketing much of the UK, households across the country felt the chill.

Environment
Council leader welcomes new banning orders for rogue landlords

Council leader welcomes new banning orders for rogue landlords

The leader of North Lincolnshire Council, Cllr Rob Waltham welcomes new powers brought in by the government to tackle rogue landlords.

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The new affordable homes in Belton

First phase of new affordable homes in Belton soon to be available

Nine new homes are nearing completion in Belton and will be ready to let by Ongo in May.

Politics
Crackdown on drunken airline passengers

CRACKDOWN: Alcohol to be kept in sealed bags to put a stop to drunken airline passengers

All alcohol bought at airport shops could be placed in sealed bags in a crackdown on disruption by drunken passengers.
Transport
The gender pay gaps for Lincolnshire authorities have been revealed.

Figures reveal gender pay gaps at Lincolnshire authorities

South Kesteven District Council had the highest gender pay gap among Greater Lincolnshire authorities, government figures show.

News
Rob Waltham

Another chance to have your say on how North Lincolnshire develops

An extra consultation event on Tuesday 17 April at Haxey Memorial Hall, 5pm to 8pm, is taking place for residents and businesses to share their views on the proposed North Lincolnshire Local Plan.

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The junction of Thorndike Way and Corringham Road in Gainsborough.

Councillors clash over Gainsborough junction improvements

A district council leader and leading Lincolnshire county councillor have clashed over improvements to a Gainsborough junction and objections to a major housing development in the town.

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Andrew Percy MP

MP welcomes cash for crumbling roads

Isle MP Andrew Percy, has welcomed the Government’s recent announcement that a further £100 million is being given to councils to repair potholes and protect local roads from future severe weather.

Transport
Council addressing pothole issue

More than 1,000 potholes repaired

Pothole repairs across North Lincolnshire have continued at a pace this week, with a further 732 fixed, making a grand total of 1,039 filled in the last two weeks.

Transport
Richard Hannigan

Investment in public transport set to improve services

The popular Call Connect bus service that provides a lifeline to many residents in rural areas is set to continue improving transport services across North Lincolnshire.

Transport
Ben Dickson, plant manager at A Schulman, and Amanda Bouttell, from West Lindsay District Council, with apprentices Connor Pugh and Andy Bone.

Engineering opportunities in Gainsborough for apprentices

Apprenticeship vacancies at some of Europe’s leading engineering companies in Gainsborough are now open for applicants.

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Lincolnshire forging new trade links with global giants

Lincolnshire forging new trade links with global giants

A senior councillor has said he is hopeful of extending Lincolnshire’s partnership with a booming Chinese province - while at the same time creating a trade agreement with a large Indian state.

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Date:26th April 2010.'Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, visiting Leeds, at The Light, supporting the conservative party election campaign.

POLL: Will World Cup echo 1936 Berlin Olympics?

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson stirred up controversy this week by likening this summer’s World Cup in Russia to Hitler’s 1936 Berlin Olympics.

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PLANNING: See what’s happening on your street

Here are the most recent planning applications for the Isle and surrounding areas received by North Lincolnshire Council:

News
Rob Waltham

Residents to receive 50 per cent towards their council tax bills

From 1 April 2018, North Lincolnshire Council is changing the council tax support scheme to make it fairer for everyone who pays council tax.

Politics
Rob Waltham

Isle residents face a 4.99% council tax rise

A budget that ‘strikes a balance between investing in North Lincolnshire and providing value-for-money’ has been approved by councillors.

Politics
Could you foster or adopt a child?

Are you lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and considering fostering or adoption?

During LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week (5 to 11 March), North Lincolnshire Council is helping to raise awareness for the need for more foster carers and adoptive parents in North Lincolnshire.

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Andrew Percy

MP supports organ donation opt-out system

Isle MP, Andrew Percy, attended the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill debate on Friday to provide his support for an organ donation opt-out system.

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Plans for direct North Lincolnshire to London trains

Plans to run a direct rail service from North Lincolnshire to London were moved forward at a high-level meeting with rail bosses.

Transport
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