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OrderWise’s first charity quiz night proved a success, raising over £180 in aid of Lincolnshire-based charity LIVES. The Saxilby-based software specialist welcomed over 50 guests to its newly launched staff café inside the company’s £1.3 million premises for its charity quiz night, which raised over £180 for LIVES through quiz entries, … Continue reading

MotoNovo Finance is now an official sponsor of the JG Speedfit Kawasaki British Superbike (BSB) team.  The market-leading independent financer was keen to join forces with the Bournemouth Kawasaki-owned team in recognition of its commitment to the motorcycle industry. Julian Oliver, MotoNovo’s National Motorcycle Manager, said: “We are excited to … Continue reading

Planning permission has been granted for three new developments by Lincolnshire housing and support service provider LACE Housing. After securing a £2.6m bid from the government’s Homes and Communities Agency as part of its Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme earlier in the year, the association is progressing with contracts … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s Leon Haslam will be looking for another double podium when the team travels to Cadwell Park this weekend for round eight of the MCE BSB British Superbike Championship (18th to 20th August). Haslam dominated the round at Cadwell Park in 2016, coming second in race one and … Continue reading

With A-level results day looming, Bishop Grosseteste University’s admissions team is poised and ready to guide students through the Clearing process. If you haven’t quite achieved the grades you need for your first-choice university or if you’ve done better than expected, it’s not too late to apply to through Clearing. … Continue reading

Whether its walking, cycling or enjoying the surrounding unspoilt landscapes, it seems more people than ever are visiting the Lincolnshire Wolds. A visitor report recently commissioned by East Lindsey District Council, has revealed the huge impact of tourism in the Wolds and surrounding market towns. From 2014 to 2016, the … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood will be racing for the first time at Cadwell Park for round eight of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship this weekend. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood, from Dover, have tested at the … Continue reading

The next generation of cycling pros are racing ahead in their careers with help from HMT St Hugh’s Hospital in Grimsby. Keiran Hotson (18) and Joe Laverick (16) are among the latest graduates of the NE Lindsey Go-Ride Club heading for the next level in their cycling careers. Since 2014 … Continue reading

Swimmer and track and field athlete Declan Bennett from Woodhall Spa has brought home an abundance of medals after triumphing at this year’s British Transplant Games. On the back of his eight-medal success at The World Transplant Games last month, Declan Bennett (18) is celebrating once again after winning another … Continue reading

Saxilby-based software specialists, OrderWise has recently unveiled its newly developed and feature-rich Store EPOS (electronic point of sale) software. The latest version of the software boasts a new user interface and up-to-the-minute technology, allowing users to benefit from cutting-edge till point implementation, improved cashflow and an all-round easier-to-use system. Director … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood secured another podium finish at round seven of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship this weekend. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood, from Dover, had hoped to repeat last year’s double win on their … Continue reading

There were mixed fortunes for the Bournemouth-based JG Speedfit Kawasaki team this weekend as they resumed their challenge for the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at their local Thruxton circuit. It proved to be a challenging meeting with Luke Mossey ruled out due to injury following a heavy crash in … Continue reading

Sue Wells, a long-standing volunteer at Secret World Wildlife Rescue, has raised £515 for the charity by walking the famous Inca Trail in Peru. Sue Wells became a Secret World volunteer eight years ago after attending the Healing Weekend. She started as a response driver then five years ago, as … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has appointed a professor and four readers from among its academic staff in recognition of their research work. Dr Kate Adams in the university’s Research and Innovation Centre becomes a professor, while Dr Jack Cunningham and Dr Sibylle Erle in the School of Humanities and … Continue reading

Pupils at Carlton Road Academy in Boston have enjoyed a summer term of foodie fun thanks to leading fresh and chilled food producer Freshtime UK. The company’s Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Agronomy Mel Miles, Development Chef Luke Pearson, and Managing Director Steve Evans have delivered five sessions throughout … Continue reading

An emphasis on standards, service and ambitious growth plans have sealed the deal as Lincoln’s VisionDrive has signed a prime partner agreement with international logistics company GEFCO, global player in industrial logistics. VisionDrive is the brainchild of directors Ian Smith and Jack Davies. Founded in August 2016, it operates a … Continue reading

A former health and social care professor has been recruited as a health sector expert to the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership board. Dean Fathers will bring knowledge and expertise of the health and care sector to the LEP, a private sector-led organisation which works to create sustainable economic growth … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki are aiming to get their season back on track at Thruxton this weekend (4th to 6th August) with Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey intent on securing some more podium finishes. With Mossey and Haslam currently second and third in the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship standings, behind … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood are on their way to Thruxton for round 7 of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship with one goal in mind: to finish on the top step of the podium. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger … Continue reading

A tiny harvest mouse from Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset is living up to its impressive nickname by ensuring his species continues. The ‘Big Daddy’ is the smallest and rarest mouse found in Britain, and weighs so little that the stems of the flowers it likes to … Continue reading

Three new members of staff have joined the Secret World Wildlife Rescue team this month. Gemma Clark has been appointed as the Fundraising and Events Coordinator, Laura Durrant as the Community and Regular Giving Fundraising Officer and Ellie Wallace as the Learning and Engagement Officer. Samantha Hannay, Head of External … Continue reading

With several developments nearing completion throughout the county, leading Lincolnshire housing provider LACE Housing has appointed Anne Graves as its new Operations Manager. Having worked in social housing for almost a quarter of a century, Anne joins the team following her role as Head of Tenancy Services for Midlands housing … Continue reading

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has secured more than £307 million to support major growth initiatives across the area since it was set up in 2011. The Greater Lincolnshire economy has grown in the past year by £200 million in real terms, with 80,000 businesses generating almost £21 billion … Continue reading

Six brave men and women from OrderWise are set to get dragged through the mud in one of the UK’s toughest obstacle courses, in a bid to raise money for charity. The ‘Curlo’s Heroes’ Simon Flood, Lou Viner, Phil Curling, Carl Newboult, Denise Ward and Jordan Parker will head to … Continue reading

A Lincolnshire-based online upholstery business is hoping to become the first in the UK to offer a 3D modelling and prototyping service to furniture manufacturers and restorers worldwide. Heritage Upholstery has been awarded an innovation voucher worth £3,780 by the University of Lincoln, as part of the ERDF (European Regional … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood were competing in round 6 of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship, and despite a rocky start the pair had bounced back by the end of the weekend. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood, … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki continued their assault on the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship with Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey in action on the iconic Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. Haslam secured a valuable podium in race one and, with both riders scoring some solid points, Mossey and the ‘Pocket … Continue reading

Teenage showjumping star Holly Truelove will be representing Great Britain at the European Showjumping Championships next month. Sponsored by Lincoln-based building firm Truelove Property & Construction, Holly (14), from Worlaby, near Brigg and her 11-year-old horse Golly Girl will compete in The Children and Junior European Championships in Slovakia. The … Continue reading

The Residential Property Team at Andrew & Co Solicitors have won a prestigious national award. The firm, which has offices in Lincoln and Newark, secured the title of Property Team of the Year at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards 2017. They were up against five other practices from across the … Continue reading

Seventy key figures from business, the utilities sector, national government and local councils came together on Tuesday (18th July) for the first Utilities Summit organised by the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership. Access to utilities like water, gas and electricity is one of the main issues facing businesses in Greater … Continue reading

Some would say it’s getting a little crowded at Saxilby software specialist OrderWise, but the company would beg to differ as it welcomes seven new starters.   Having turned over a record-breaking £7.6m during 2016 / 2017, and with a new on-site café now open, the firm continues to revel … Continue reading

Chartered accountancy firm Duncan & Toplis has underlined its commitment to staff development by promoting a Senior Manager at its Loughborough office to Director. Niall Kingsley, who has been with the firm for nearly 15 years, has been assisting in the management of the Loughborough office since April 2016. Niall … Continue reading

The Elite Fish & Chip Company is celebrating after winning the Big Heart category at this year’s National Family Business Awards. Staff from the family-run fish and chip chain headed down to Wembley Arena for this year’s NFBAs on Saturday night (15th July) after being named as finalists in the Best … Continue reading

The undulating arena of the full Brands Hatch GP circuit in Kent is the challenge for JG Speedfit Kawasaki this weekend (21st to 23rd July) as the team looks to get back to winning ways. Current championship leader Luke Mossey has historically performed well at the legendary circuit having claimed … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood have had a difficult Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship so far, but are refusing to let technical difficulties and injury dampen their spirits. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood, from Dover, are heading to … Continue reading

A Lincoln woman who spent over two decades in the Royal Air Force before retiring and returning to education will graduate with a degree from Bishop Grosseteste University next week. After moving to the UK from the Caribbean, Amanda Betts (47) joined the RAF and served as an Aerospace Systems … Continue reading

A mature student who left school with very few qualifications and chose to put her family first, will graduate with a degree from Bishop Grosseteste University at Lincoln Cathedral on Wednesday 19th July. Clare Swiffen (38) from Helpringham near Sleaford began her course in Education Studies and Special Educational Needs … Continue reading

TV Presenter Nicholas Crane will receive an honorary degree from Bishop Grosseteste University at a graduation ceremony next week. Mr Crane, best known for his work on BBC Television as the presenter of BAFTA-winning TV series Coast, will receive an honorary degree in recognition of his work as a geographer, … Continue reading

The CEO of online recruitment business RedWigWam has welcomed the findings of the government’s long-awaited employment review and says the gig economy has been unfairly painted as the black sheep of the labour market.   Lorna Davidson says the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices is a welcome roadmap for an … Continue reading

The Healing Weekend returns for the ninth time at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in Somerset and is expecting to welcome over 5,000 visitors over three days. The Healing Weekend is now firmly established as one of the major holistic festivals of its kind in the UK. With over 180 exhibitors, … Continue reading

Leading food-to-go and fresh produce business Freshtime UK welcomed the next generation of food industry specialists as part of Boston High School’s Challenge Week. During the week-long agri-food industry research project, year 10 and 12 pupils were encouraged to find out more about the employment opportunities and pathways into the … Continue reading

A brave project manager from Saxilby-based software specialists OrderWise will be putting her fitness levels to the test when she completes a marathon walking challenge next week. Jodie Archer (31) from Lincoln will begin the first leg of the challenge on Friday evening (21st July) by walking six miles on … Continue reading

The Greater Lincolnshire LEP is pleased to announce the launch of a Skills Capital Investment Fund to support training providers and boost the local talent pool. The £6.4 million fund has been developed by the Greater Lincolnshire LEP and the Employment and Skills Board using Growth Deal 3 funding. It … Continue reading

Great British Menu finalist and owner of Brown’s Pie Shop in Lincoln Danny Gill is hoping to inspire the next generation of young chefs by running a series of pop-up restaurants in schools. Danny, formerly Head Chef at the two Michelin-starred Midsummer House in Cambridge, says there is a lack … Continue reading

The Residential Property Team at Andrew & Co Solicitors will be travelling to Liverpool on Thursday (13th July) to find out if they have won a prestigious national award. The firm, which has offices in Lincoln and Newark, has been shortlisted for Property Team of the Year at the Modern … Continue reading

Artistic pupils at Fosse Way Academy in North Hykeham, Lincoln have been designing their own Lincoln Knights as part of a competition launched by Allen Signs. The sign and vehicle livery business, which has offices in North Hykeham and Nottingham, challenged the children, aged from three to 10 years old, … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood had a difficult fifth round in the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship this weekend but managed to hold on to their second place in the rankings. Ricky and Ryan were at the short, but technical, circuit of Mallory Park … Continue reading

It was a challenging weekend for JG Speedfit Kawasaki at Mallory Park for the fifth round of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship with both teams struggling to hit their stride. Following Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood’s success at Snetterton, where they came second in both races, the current … Continue reading

Graduates of Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln are among the most employable in the whole of the UK, according to the results of the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey published yesterday (Thursday). An impressive 98% of students studying their first degree were in work or further study six … Continue reading

The Elite Fish & Chip Company is celebrating once again as the sporting superstar they support has brought back a medal haul and broken several records. Declan Bennett, from Woodhall Spa, recently took part in the World Transplant Games in Malaga and has brought home eight medals. These include six … Continue reading

The Elite Fish & Chip Company in Sleaford is already famous for its fish and chips but a recent visit from the National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF) has confirmed its quality. The Elite restaurant and takeaway on Grantham Road has remained at the forefront of the UK fish frying … Continue reading

The JG Speedfit Kawasaki team will be at Mallory Park at the weekend for fifth round of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship. Following Ricky and Ryan’s success at Snetterton, where they came second in both races, the current British champions will be looking to get their first win … Continue reading

It’s time for coffee, cake and hot lunches at software specialists OrderWise as the firm opens its new staff café.  To help keep its 170+ hard-working staff happy, the Saxilby-based company has opened its own café within its £1.3 million, 14,000 sq ft office extension. Director at OrderWise David Hallam … Continue reading

Outstanding Lincolnshire nursery group Mon Ami Children’s Nurseries has been nominated in three categories at the prestigious Nursery World Awards 2017.  The entire company has been shortlisted for the Nursery Group of the Year award, having completed a full set of outstanding Ofsted reports across its four nurseries in March. … Continue reading

The JG Speedfit Kawasaki team endured their most challenging weekend to date in the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship with both Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey unable to push for the podium positions. Returning from injury, Haslam achieved the team’s best result over the two races with fourth in race … Continue reading

A Cambridgeshire-based mattress company, which launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise £120,002, has smashed its target within just 48 hours. Lifestyle brand HÜGGE set up its campaign on crowdfunding platform SEEDRS on Tuesday, and two days later it had achieved over 100 per cent of the money sought. The … Continue reading

A development of 123 new affordable homes in Boston will be officially opened next week thanks to Growth Deal funding provided by the Government and secured through the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The houses on Broadfield Lane in Boston were built by employee-owned Lincolnshire construction company Lindum for … Continue reading

HRH the Duke of Gloucester will visit Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln next week to officially open the university’s latest new building. The £2.2 million extension to Constance Stewart Hall, which has created a new landmark building at the junction of Newport and Longdales Road, will be opened on Thursday … Continue reading

After a busy first half of the year, PR and marketing agency Shooting Star is expanding its team in Lincoln with the appointment of a new Junior Account Executive. Nikhita Keshwara (22) studied Broadcast Journalism at Nottingham Trent University and achieved a first-class honours degree. Having completed a paid three-month … Continue reading

If you’re looking for something really wild to do with the kids during the summer break, Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, has just the thing! Nick Wadham’s popular Wild and Deadly show will return to Secret World for the summer, giving children of all ages and their … Continue reading

Maria Costello MBE and Kirsty Hauxwell are heading to West Sussex to ride their sidecar up the hill at the legendary Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. Costello / Hauxwell, who are the first all-female sidecar racing team to compete in the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship, will be … Continue reading

Leading glass manufacturer Beatson Clark will be showcasing its products and services to the world at Drinktec in Munich in September. The world’s biggest trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry takes place every four years and will be staged at Messe Munich from 11th to 15th September … Continue reading

Leon Haslam will be back in action for JG Speedfit Kawasaki at Snetterton this weekend following his crash in free practice at Knockhill, which saw him ruled out with concussion. The Derbyshire rider high-sided on the exit of the chicane at the Knockhill circuit on the Friday and had to … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood are hopeful that the suspension issues that plagued them at the last round of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship have been resolved in time for round 4 this weekend. Ricky and Ryan are heading to Snetterton for the … Continue reading

After a long and demanding examination process, Robert Mclean is the latest engineer at Datcom to qualify with the Cisco CCNA certification. Adding to its already impressive status as the only Cisco Premier Certified Company in Lincolnshire, Datcom has further underlined its commitment to customer confidence. Having joined the company … Continue reading

Charity begins at home, which is why the new mint supermarket in Boston has announced it will support three good causes in the local community during the next 12 months. Boston More In Common, Boston Police Cadets and Boston Food Bank are the three organisations chosen by mint, a new … Continue reading

Vauxhall dealership Kerr and Smith presented JG Speedfit Kawasaki with a Vivaro van at Round 4 of the MCE British Superbikes Championship at Knockhill at the weekend. Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles is the official commercial vehicle partner for the championship and to celebrate this partnership, Kerr and Smith based in Cumnock … Continue reading

Lincolnshire’s two universities have both been given the highest rating possible in a new national assessment of the quality of teaching, learning and student achievement in UK higher education. Both Bishop Grosseteste University and the University of Lincoln were awarded a Gold rating by a panel of independent experts in … Continue reading

Over 40 budding artists from across the county have put their talents to the test in a colouring contest at Ethan’s Steakhouse & Sushi Bar in Lincoln. The restaurant on Doddington Road, which introduced a new junior menu earlier this year, launched a Japanese-themed colouring competition in time for the … Continue reading

Maria Costello MBE and Kirsty Hauxwell enjoyed the racing action at the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship.  Costello / Hauxwell were at Knockhill, Scotland, for the third round of the championship. The pair, who are the first all-female British F2 sidecar racing team to compete at this level, were … Continue reading

Leading offender rehabilitation charity Lincolnshire Action Trust celebrated its dedicated volunteers during a week of events which coincided with National Volunteer Week. Lincolnshire Action Trust (LAT) invited its volunteer mentors to an afternoon tea to celebrate their achievements. Laura Priestley, Mentor Coordinator at LAT, said: “The event was a chance … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood had hoped to secure a lead in the championship at Knockhill this weekend but had to contend with a series of technical difficulties instead. Round 3 of the 2017 Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship took place in Knockhill, Scotland. … Continue reading

Hillsborough survivor Adrian Tempany has been crowned Freshtime New Writer of the Year at the Cross Sports Book Awards. Representatives from Boston-based Freshtime attended the annual Cross Sports Book Awards ceremony at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on Wednesday 24th May. The food to go and fresh produce business sponsored … Continue reading

The JG Speedfit Kawasaki team had a challenging round four of the MCE British Superbike Championship, held at Knockhill in Scotland this weekend, but they put behind them the disappointment of losing Leon Haslam in practice to injury with Luke Mossey taking second and fourth in the two races to … Continue reading

An orphaned fox cub rescued in Bristol by an employee from construction company Skanska over the Easter weekend is currently thriving at Secret World Wildlife Rescue and will soon be released back into the wild. Bob Howells, Skanska’s Electrical Supervisor, discovered the three-week-old fox cub alone in a hedge on … Continue reading

Lucky Kirton resident Tracy English got a £50 grocery boost this week after winning an online competition. The new mint supermarket on the Boston Shopping Park off Horncastle Road ran a competition on Facebook to celebrate its official opening last month. The store asked people to like and share a … Continue reading

It was kitchen utensils at dawn as Freshtime in Boston welcomed cook and Belleau Kitchen blogger Dominic Franks for its first cook off challenge. Dominic spent the afternoon with the food to go and fresh produce business’ Development Chef Luke Pearson on Monday 5th June to create a convenient two-course … Continue reading

Lincolnshire-based IT specialist Datcom has rewarded one of its members of staff with an internal promotion. Alex Middleton has been promoted from IT engineer to account manager after joining the company less than two years ago. Alex Middleton, who began her career in 2015 at Datcom as an IT engineer … Continue reading

North Lincolnshire showjumping teenager Holly Truelove won third place in the Children’s Grand Prix at the Dutch Youngster Festival in the Netherlands at the weekend. After three days’ jumping in Wierden Holly exceeded all expectations and rode two clear rounds to secure the bronze medal. Sponsored by Lincoln-based building firm … Continue reading

Members of the Co-op are being encouraged to donate to Lincolnshire Action Trust through the society’s Local Community Fund.    During the next six months, those in the Grantham area can opt to donate 1% of the proceeds from the sale of the Co-op’s own-brand products and services to the … Continue reading

The popular Lincolnshire Show returns this month and LACE Housing is gearing up to meet visitors alongside colleagues from the Lincs Independent Living Partnership (LILP). LILP, which consists of Age UK Lincoln and Kesteven, Boston Mayflower Housing Association, Lincolnshire Home Independence Agency, St Barnabas and LACE Housing, aims to facilitate … Continue reading

Are you ready for Making Tax Digital (MTD), which is likely to be introduced from next year? Chartered Accountants Duncan & Toplis want to know how prepared businesses and landlords are for the changes. The firm is running a survey throughout June and July inviting businesses and those with an … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has been awarded over £2.6 million of European funding for two major projects to support entrepreneurship and innovation with businesses and social enterprises in Greater Lincolnshire. The award, from the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), is the biggest business and research investment ever secured … Continue reading

Fresh from their successful campaign with James Hillier at the Isle of Man TT road races, the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team now turn their attention back to the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship. Knockhill in Scotland is the venue for round four of the championship this weekend and although both … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood will be trying to secure a lead in the championship this weekend but are facing a few challenges.   Round 3 of the 2017 Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship is taking place in Knockhill, Scotland, from 16th to 18th … Continue reading

James Hillier and the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team completed their campaign at the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races with an excellent fourth place finish in Friday’s Senior race as the Hampshire rider took his third top four finish of the week. The six-lap race got under way at 3.15pm … Continue reading

Duncan & Toplis will be serving up more than just beer and their famous fillet steak BBQ at this year’s Cereals event on 14th and 15th June. In a first for the East Midlands firm, they will be giving visitors an insight into the latest challenges and issues facing the … Continue reading

After two weeks of deliberations, the shortlist of the best in tech in the South West has been revealed. Now in its fifth year, the SPARKies awards received no less than 240 nominations from across the region. The arduous task of deciding who should make the shortlist fell to 21 … Continue reading

James Hillier and the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team suffered disappointment at the Isle of Man TT races on Wednesday (7th June) when they were forced to retire on the opening lap, just seven miles into the four-lap Superstock race. With second and fourth-place finishes from his previous two races, and … Continue reading

More than 70 avid cyclists of all ages and abilities took up an opportunity to cycle alongside professional athletes from the Tour Series champions JLT Condor team on Saturday 3rd June. JLT Condor teammates Russ Downing and Graham Briggs were split among three cycling groups as they travelled from St … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s James Hillier made up for the disappointment of Sunday’s Superbike TT race to claim second in today’s Supersport TT race for his tenth TT podium in total. Overnight rain had left the 37.73-mile Mountain Course damp and the race was delayed by over two hours, eventually getting … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s James Hillier put in a superb ride in Sunday afternoon’s superbike race to get his 2017 Isle of Man TT races campaign underway in fine style. However, after leading in the early stages, problems with a faulty fuel filler at his first pit stop saw him lose … Continue reading

Are you a charity, organisation or an individual in need of a helping hand? In line with Volunteers’ Week, from the 1st till 7th June, The Elite Fish and Chip Company is calling on the public to make them aware of any volunteering opportunities in the local community. Following its … Continue reading

After a record-breaking start to the year, award-winning PR and marketing agency Shooting Star has recently secured contracts with five more new clients. The Lincoln and Bristol-based company is now working with HMT St Hugh’s Hospital in Grimsby, Lincoln-based pre-employment screening specialist Sanctis, Hampshire-based software developer and distributor Selectec, EVO … Continue reading

An employee from Heritage Upholstery in Lincoln, which designs and manufactures furniture legs and castors, has won a prestigious scholarship from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The firm’s e-commerce Marketing Director Chloe Loader, who is also studying architecture at the University of Lincoln, has been awarded the 2017 … Continue reading

Education experts from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln have just returned from Thailand where they are helping the government to improve the quality of teacher training. Professor Chris Atkin, Chair in Higher Education, and Dr Smaragda Kampouri from the university’s School of Teacher Development, had a meeting with Thailand’s Education … Continue reading

Receipt Bank, the global leader in book keeping productivity software, has announced a partnership with Duncan & Toplis

Receipt Bank, the global leader in book keeping productivity software, has announced a partnership with Duncan & Toplis, one of the largest independent accounting and business advisory firms in the East-Midlands, in association with cloud bookkeeping software Xero. The partnership will combine Receipt Bank’s market-leading tools and process consulting with … Continue reading

Show jumping teenager Holly Truelove has been individually reselected to represent Great Britain in the Children, Junior and Young Rider Nations Cup in the Netherlands next week. Representing Great Britain at the Opglabbeek Nations Cup in Belgium two weeks ago, Holly (13) from Worlaby near Brigg helped the team achieve … Continue reading

Chartered Accountants Duncan & Toplis have recently signed an exclusive patronage with the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce enabling them to increase their presence in the county as well as support even more local businesses. Effective from April 2017, this new agreement means that Duncan & Toplis will now have a … Continue reading

Two lovestruck members of staff from The Elite Fish & Chip Company have just tied the knot after their eyes met over the fryers in Lincoln. Server Emma Richmond (45) and fryer Martin Ward (34), who both work at the Elite’s flagship branch on Tritton Road in Lincoln got hitched … Continue reading

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