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MP welcomes drop in unemployment to record low

More people are in work in Gainsborough than ever before, according to the latest figures.

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Demolition work well underway to create new homes for people with dementia

Demolition work is well under way at the former Intermediate Care Home on Warwick Road in Scunthorpe – to make way for a proposed unique extra care scheme that will see 25 new two-bed apartments built for people with dementia – in a £4.5 investment. The first of its kind in the area.

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Councillor Julie Reed

Council continues fight against fraud

In North Lincolnshire Council’s latest Annual Fraud Report 2017/18 it highlights the work being done to tackle and reduce fraud in North Lincolnshire.

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Have your say on new leisure centre for Crowle

Work is progressing well on the brand new Crowle Leisure Centre and the next stage is finding out residents views on what it offers.

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Lisa Johnson

Doncaster trio travel to USA for Warrior Games

Two veterans and a former army medical technician, all from Doncaster, are proudly serving their country in a major sports event for injured and sick servicemen and women.

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Mr Percy with ward councillors and community cinema representatives

New surround sound speakers for community cinema

The Community Cinema in Crowle has acquired a new set of surround sound speakers thanks to £800 secured through the SSE windfarm.

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Captain Paul Inman

Injured Doncaster soldier selected for 2018 Invictus Games team

A Doncaster soldier is among a 72-strong team of wounded, injured and sick (WIS) military personnel and veterans who have been selected to represent the UK at the 2018 Invictus Games.

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North Lincolnshire Youth Council with the canvas images and staff from North Lincolnshire Council and RDaSH

Be Unique, that’s the message from young people

Young people in North Lincolnshire have been making their voices heard to shape health and mental health services and are now spreading their messages to other youngsters.

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Council continues commitment to campaign against violence against women and girls

Isle schools are being encouraged to support the White Ribbon campaign and take a stand against violence against women and girls.

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Council seeks support for direct train link to London

North Lincolnshire is committed to improving connectivity through increasing investment in infrastructure that creates the right conditions for sustainable economic growth and connects people, business and places.

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Councillor David Rose

Two Isle councillors appointed to influential cabinet roles

Two Isle councillors representing Axholme North and Axholme South have been appointed to influential roles on the North Lincolnshire Council cabinet.

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South Yorkshire-based African Caribbeans who recently expressed disgust at Windrush

COLUMNIST: Speaking the truth is route to a fairer society

“Playing the race card” is a phrase that most black and ethnic minorities are threatened with if they ever have the courage to speak out against injustice – I’ve experienced it many times, including sanctioned abuse.

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More than half of Lincolnshire's 68,000 street lights have been changed to what the county council calls a 'part-night' lighting system, saving �1.7 million a year.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Lincolnshire street lights switch-off comes under scrutiny

Councillors scrutinising Lincolnshire County Council’s decision to switch tens of thousands of street lights off at night have backed a list of recommendations designed to improve the system, while also stressing that darkness is good for the health and wellbeing of residents.

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A-Level courses will be taught at the Elizabethan Academy in Retford from September as part of a major shake-up for post-16 education in the area.

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.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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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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