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Gainsborough gets bumper £2.1m grant to start 2,500-home project

Council chiefs and the town’s MP have reacted with joy after Gainsborough was awarded a bumper £2.1 million to trigger the building of hundreds of new homes in Gainsborough.

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Trevor Mason

New appointment to St Leger Homes board in Doncaster

Local housing provider St Leger Homes of Doncaster is pleased to announce that it has appointed Trevor Mason as a new independent member of its board.

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Rob Waltham

Tell council what you think about open spaces, sport and recreation facilities

Residents are being asked to share their views on North Lincolnshire’s existing open spaces, sport and recreation facilities to help shape future plans.

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Ongo staff.  Photograph by Richard Walker / www.imagenorth.net

Ongo shortlisted for three housing awards

Ongo has been shortlisted for three awards in the Tpas northern region awards, which will be announced on Friday March 16.

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Richard Hannigan

Council sets out new plan to reduce CO2 emissions further

North Lincolnshire Council is to adopt a new Carbon Management Plan to reduce its carbon footprint more. As part of this, a target to reduce CO2 emissions by 25 per cent over the next five years has been set – a potential cost saving of £4m.

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Euro elections, East Midlands UKIP candidates Margot Parker

UKIP deputy leader resigns over leadership controversy

UKIP’s deputy leader has resigned in protest over Henry Bolton’s refusal to step down as head of the party.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn meets paramedic Andy Henderson during his visit to the Lincolnshire headquarters of the East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Corbyn praises Lincolnshire ambulance staff on busy 999 frontline

Rich praise for ambulance staff in Gainsborough and the rest of the county during one of the busiest times of the year has been dished out by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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County council boss Tony McArdle, who is stepping down.

Tributes as council chief steps down after 12 years

Tributes have been paid to the boss of Lincolnshire County Council, who is to step down from his post next month.

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The new levy will be imposed based on the amount and size of new developments.

Council to impose development levy to fund infrastructure projects

West Lindsey District Council is to impose a new levy on developments which will be used to provide and improve strategic infrastructure.

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Richard Hannigan

Energy efficient heating for over 100 homes

One hundred and forty five homes are to get their heating facilities revamped through a new scheme being offered by the South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership across North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.

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Crooked clerk jailed after stealing over £23,000 from council in four-year scam

An Isle administrative worker has been jailed after stealing more than £23,000 from the council she worked for.

Crime
Carl Sherwood

Poetry competition celebrates life in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Council is inviting residents of all ages to write a poem celebrating life in North Lincolnshire for a new poetry competition.

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Caroline with employee Christina Dodd from Conisbrough

MP praises firm for its investment in learning at its Doncaster site

Caroline Flint has praised Wavin UK for its investment in learning at its Edlington site.

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Veterans’ charity sets up new South Yorkshire office

Help 4 Homeless Veterans (H4HV) is setting up an office in Mexborough thanks to the generous support of Constant Security Services. 

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Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018

Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018, says the town’s mayor, Ros Jones.

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Rob Waltham

Council targets developers to tackle surface water flooding

North Lincolnshire Council is working with developers to ensure any proposed housing developments incorporate better drainage systems that will mitigate surface water flooding to housing developments (if deemed appropriate).

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Council seizes 45,000 illicit cigarettes and 11 kilograms of tobacco with a street value of £25,000

North Lincolnshire Council has seized 45,000 illicit cigarettes and 11 kilograms of tobacco with a street value of around £25,000 from three premises in Scunthorpe.

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Rob Waltham

Be smoke aware this winter - save money and reduce health issues

North Lincolnshire Council is asking residents to be neighbourly and think of others when stoking their open fire or wood burning stove this winter.

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Get fit for less in 2018 with a month’s free leisure centre membership

North Lincolnshire Council is offering one month free and no joining fee when you sign up for a membership at its leisure centres before 14 January 2018 – saving you up to £53.

Health
Andrew Percy

MP welcomes fall in unemployment rate

Isle MP, Andrew Percy, has welcomed new statistics which show that unemployment continues to fall.

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