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A Lincolnshire chippie is getting in the festive spirit by offering up a Christmas treat in the shape of battered mince pies.  The award-winning and family-run Elite Fish & Chip Company is making sure customers are feeling festive by offering up the traditional treat with a twist. Operations Manager at … Continue reading

Award-winning Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise is showing no signs of slowing down – it’s added five new members of staff to its expanding team. Following award wins regionally and nationally this year, the company is continuing its expansion to strengthen resources across the business. Director and founder of OrderWise David … Continue reading

Housing charity LACE Housing celebrated the achievements of staff and volunteers at its 18th annual awards evening. Certificates and trophies were presented to seven winners who have demonstrated their outstanding contribution to the association during a ceremony held at the Bentley Hotel in South Hykeham on Friday (1st December). Nick … Continue reading

The admin team at Lincolnshire-based recruitment specialist Evo Services Ltd is celebrating after being crowned Best Team at the Boston Standard Business Awards. Hosted by Melvyn Prior from BBC Radio Lincolnshire, the awards took place on Thursday evening (30th November) at the Duckworth Jaguar Land Rover showroom in Boston to … Continue reading

In response to an increase in demand for high-quality commercial property, an independently owned Lincolnshire business park is undergoing further expansion. Following the completion of Phase 4 in 2015, which consisted of seven 975 sq ft units, Lincoln Enterprise Park (LEP) on the A46 near Thorpe on the Hill has … Continue reading

Lincoln-based house builder Truelove Property & Construction has appointed a new architectural technician to join the team. Matthew Turner (28) from Lincoln graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BSc honours degree in architectural technology in 2013, before securing full-time positions in the architectural field. Delighted with his new appointment, … Continue reading

Work is set to start on a brand new 72-bed residential care home on Long Leys Road on the edge of Lincoln. Tanglewood Care Homes, an established family business which already runs five other care homes in Lincolnshire, expects to create between 50 and 60 new jobs at the new … Continue reading

An outstanding group of Lincolnshire children’s nurseries is celebrating today after being named Business of the Year in the Boston Business Awards. Samantha Britton, owner of Mon Ami Children’s Nurseries, also won the Business Person of the Year at the ceremony last night (Thursday) organised by the Boston Standard newspaper. … Continue reading

Greater Lincolnshire has a key role to play in two schemes announced yesterday (Thursday) by the Government which aim to improve skills and learning. Greater Lincolnshire has been invited to participate in the first wave of a Career Learning Pilot and has been named as one of seven areas which … Continue reading

PR and marketing specialist Shooting Star has strengthened its position as one of the leading small consultancies in the UK after winning two Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) awards. The agency, which was first established in Lincolnshire in 2006, won gold at the South of England and Channel Islands … Continue reading

Over 100 Lincolnshire business people created a buzz at the launch of the Team Lincolnshire Ambassador programme today (Thursday). The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership and Lincolnshire County Council relaunched the scheme at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel in Lincoln and encouraged Lincolnshire business people to sign up as ambassadors … Continue reading

Award-winning PR and marketing agency Shooting Star is searching for a charity of the year to promote and support throughout 2018. The Lincolnshire-based agency is urging charities and not-for-profit organisations that need help with PR and marketing to get in touch. Kate Strawson, Director of Shooting Star, said: “As a … Continue reading

Two Lincolnshire nursery practitioners are celebrating after winning national awards at a ceremony in London on Saturday. Kristina Johnson and Julie Crowther from Mon Ami Children’s Nurseries were named as winners at the Nursery Management Today National Nursery Awards 2017. Kristina won the Operations / Regional Manager of the Year … Continue reading

Lincoln-based Truelove Property & Construction has announced a sponsorship deal with ice hockey stars the Nottingham Panthers for a sixth year. The family-run business, which builds homes in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, has been supporting the Nottingham Panthers professional ice hockey team since 2011 and has signed up to another year … Continue reading

It’s been confirmed that James Hillier will return to international road racing in 2018 under the new banner of Quattro Plant JG Speedfit Kawasaki.  This will be the ninth consecutive year that 32-year-old Hillier has competed for Pete Extance’s Bournemouth Kawasaki Racing team in the Isle of Man TT and at … Continue reading

It’s become easier for businesses to shout about Lincolnshire and everything the county has to offer thanks to a new website. marketinglincolnshire.com has been launched as an online toolkit for Lincolnshire businesses, helping them to create tailored content to showcase the best things about living, working, visiting and investing in … Continue reading

An ambassador programme which aims to promote Lincolnshire to the wider world is set to be expanded. Until now Team Lincolnshire has been an informal group of business people who help to promote Lincolnshire, particularly at the annual MIPIM property show in Cannes. But on Thursday 30th November the Greater … Continue reading

A record number of teams gathered at The Elite Fish & Chip Company in Lincoln last night (Monday) for Shooting Star’s fifth annual Quiz, Chips & Mushy Peas event in aid of two charities.  The award-winning PR and marketing agency welcomed over 70 guests to the Tritton Road restaurant for … Continue reading

Washingborough Hall near Lincoln was at the prestigious Best Loved Hotel Awards in Gloucestershire recently to receive the trophy for Hotel of the Year in the East of England region.  The Best Loved Hotel Awards are designed to celebrate and showcase excellence across Best Loved properties throughout Britain and Ireland. … Continue reading

Electrical firm Butlers is appealing for charities in Sleaford and the surrounding area to put themselves forward to be the company’s first ever Charity of the Year. In the past the Sleaford-based firm has helped lots of different local good causes through volunteering, sponsoring events and loaning out equipment free … Continue reading

The Children’s Bereavement Centre in Newark has enlisted the help of its special teddy bears to launch its Christmas fundraising campaign during Children’s Grief Awareness Week. The charity, which supports hundreds of children and their families each year, is asking the public for donations of just £6 – the equivalent … Continue reading

Lincolnshire-based recruitment specialist Evo Services Ltd has boosted its operations team with the introduction of a new role and the appointment of three new members of staff. Edgar Geglis (25) and Mindaugas Andrulionis (28), both from Boston, recently joined the company as shift co-ordinators, working directly with clients across the … Continue reading

VisionDrive, a Lincolnshire-based logistics company specialising in single vehicle movements, has launched an apprenticeship scheme and hired its first successful candidate.    Emma Roberts (20) has joined VisionDrive to complete a two-year apprenticeship in business and administration. She fought off competition from dozens of other applicants for the position.     Joining account manager Terri Lamb and directors Jack … Continue reading

The third generation of house builders from Lincoln-based family-run business Truelove Property & Construction has been granted permission for a new development in Scothern near Lincoln. Matt Truelove, the son of Truelove Property & Construction co-director Paul Truelove, is set to begin work on the village development in February. Matt … Continue reading

Two dynamic individuals with an understanding of business and a taste for a challenge are being sought to help drive forward the work of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership.  Two existing LEP board directors – farmer Mark Tinsley and Andy Orrey, Chief Executive of housing partnership Ongo – are … Continue reading

Fighting off stiff competition, Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise has won the ultimate accolade at the Midlands Family Business Awards. Topping off an already record year for turnover and awards, the firm has been named Family Business of the Year. Director and founder of OrderWise David Hallam said: “We are absolutely … Continue reading

Electrical installation firm Butlers has recruited its first female ‘sparky’. Twenty-eight-year-old Leanne Artley has joined the Sleaford-based firm as an approved electrician having spent 11 years working in the profession. Leanne, who is originally from Sleaford, was inspired to follow in her father’s footsteps and, aged 17, applied to do … Continue reading

Staff at Washingborough Hall near Lincoln are celebrating after winning not one but two awards at the Taste of Excellence Food & Drink Awards 2017. The country house hotel, which just last month won the East of England category in the Best Loved Hotel Awards, was named Wedding Venue of the Year for the third year running while Head Chef Mark Cheseldine was awarded … Continue reading

The days are getting shorter, it’s getting colder, and our British wildlife is preparing itself for the winter. Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Hunstpill, has made an appeal for donations for the animals in the winter months. Samantha Hannay, Head of External Relations said: “We are encouraging members of … Continue reading

Lincolnshire signage, vehicle livery and print business Allen Signs has invested £90,000 in a new machine as part of an ambitious strategy for growth.    The Protek Unico TT digital cutter and router is the latest addition to the firm’s impressive print and production facility based at its premises in North Hykeham near Lincoln. Manufactured in Italy, it is unique because it is a print-finishing digital cutter and production router in one. It is capable … Continue reading

Accommodation and support service provider LACE Housing will be celebrating the achievements of staff and volunteers during an awards evening on 1st December. Certificates and trophies will be awarded to seven winners who have demonstrated their outstanding contribution to the association during its 18th annual presentation evening. More than 20 … Continue reading

Almost 100 per cent of patients said they would recommend HMT St Hugh’s Hospital in Grimsby, according to figures published in its latest Quality Account. Despite a recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) report on the state of the health and care sector in England warning that health and care services … Continue reading

Brexit, labour supply and high-tech innovation in the food sector were all on the agenda last week (1st November) when politicians and business leaders met at the House of Commons to discuss the Greater Lincolnshire food industry. Members of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s Food Board convened as guests … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill will be putting a lifesize replica of Batman (Arkham Knight) up for auction to raise funds for its bat rescue work. When staff at the LOUD shop in Leicester heard that Secret World had recently rescued a very rare grey long-eared bat, they … Continue reading

The craft beer sector is booming in Italy, so the new CRAFT BEER ITALY conference and exhibition in Milan is a perfect opportunity for Beatson Clark to showcase its products and services.  Beatson Clark is a leading UK manufacturer of glass packaging and already makes beer bottles for a number … Continue reading

Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise has underlined its commitment to staff after rewarding one of its team members with an internal promotion.   Jessica Davy began her career with the company as an accounts software specialist two and a half years ago. After rising through the ranks, she has made the … Continue reading

Two trees will be planted at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln and school children will learn about the importance of trees and forests at an event marking the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest. On the same day The Woodland Trust, a national charity based in Grantham, will … Continue reading

Andrew & Co Solicitors is continuing to expand with the appointment of commercial property solicitor John Roper. Having qualified as a solicitor in 2004, John has experience in a wide range of commercial property work including landlord and tenant law, sales and acquisitions, options, pre-emption agreements and conditional contracts. He … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill will be holding a series of festive events and activities this December to help young and old get into a jolly mood for the holiday season. With a Santa’s grotto, craft workshops and carol singing, the wildlife rescue charity will be catering for … Continue reading

A sold-out craft session at Supporting Minds has given children the chance to create their own ‘worry monster’ in time for Hallowe’en. The workshop, part of a series of creative activities at the counselling service based in Lincoln, aimed to give children the option of creating their own worry monster … Continue reading

A firm in Sleaford has become the first in North Kesteven to install an electrical vehicle chargepoint for public use. Drivers who own an electric vehicle and live or are driving in and around the town can now charge it up at Butlers in Enterprise House on Lions Way. The … Continue reading

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has today welcomed a report which calls on the UK to lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution by embracing digital technology. Professor Juergen Maier, CEO of Siemens, today published the Industrial Digitalisation Review: Made Smarter UK. The report is the result of eight months’ work … Continue reading

Writer, historian and TV presenter Dr Lucy Worsley will celebrate the best in heritage education when she presents the Sandford Awards 2017 next month. Palaces, castles, cathedrals and museums are among the 39 UK heritage attractions that have won an award celebrating their excellent educational programmes. Dr Worsley, who is … Continue reading

The Children’s Bereavement Centre, which supports children struggling to cope with the loss or death of a loved one, is appealing for help following a decision to cut some of its funding. The charity, based in Newark, works with children and adults living in Nottinghamshire and parts of Lincolnshire, and … Continue reading

A netball team which brings together women from the North East Lincolnshire community has been given a fighting chance thanks to a financial throw-in from HMT St Hugh’s Hospital. Kerry Telford, a receptionist at the hospital in Grimsby, approached her colleagues for help after her netball team’s previous sponsor withdrew … Continue reading

Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise is hoping to shine a light on the challenges faced by companies when choosing business management software at the Smarter Business Tech LIVE exhibition next month. OrderWise will be exhibiting on the 15th and 16th November at the Manchester Central Complex, providing small and medium-sized businesses … Continue reading

A Lincolnshire chippie is celebrating its anniversary with a bottle of specially brewed beer – and it’s asking its customers to come up with a name for the commemorative brew. The Elite Fish & Chip Company, a family-run fish and chip chain based in Lincolnshire, is calling on its customers … Continue reading

A scheme which aims to double the proportion of disadvantaged young people going to university will celebrate its achievements so far at an event in Woodhall Spa next week. LiNCHigher is led in Lincolnshire by Bishop Grosseteste University and is part of a wider national initiative (NCOP) funded by the … Continue reading

Four of the products created for the Co-op by Freshtime UK have been shortlisted in the prestigious Quality Food Awards which take place next month. The Co-op’s Irresistible King Prawn, Mango & Coconut Noodle Salad and its Vegan Falafel and Houmous Salad are in the running for an award in … Continue reading

Robots and automated machines were the stars of the show at LEP Business Live, which attracted over 400 business people – the highest number ever – to the Lincolnshire Showground on Friday (20th October).  Titan the Robot made an entertaining host and the event featured high-tech exhibits ranging from electric … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill held its annual charity ball at the Webbington Hotel earlier this month and raised over £8,000. This year’s event was themed as The Ugly Bug Ball and celebrated the charity’s 25 years of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation work. Mike Dilger, best known for … Continue reading

The number of high-tech businesses in Greater Lincolnshire increased by 20% to 1,500 between 2010 and 2015 as the region continued to embrace new technology. In the same period approximately 1,600 jobs were created in high-tech sectors, bringing the total number of high-tech jobs in Greater Lincolnshire to around 10,000. … Continue reading

The latest development in a scheme to provide much needed affordable rural housing will be opened in Skegness next week. Saxon Fields consists of 168 new homes and a community hub facility which has been made possible thanks to the Unlocking Rural Housing Programme run by the Greater Lincolnshire Local … Continue reading

Professional cyclists from six teams joined more than 70 avid cyclists of all ages and abilities on a ride through the Lincolnshire Wolds on Saturday 14th October. JLT Condor rider Graham Briggs and his former teammate Dean Downing were joined by Connor Swift (Madison Genesis), Tom Stewart (ONE Pro Cycling), … Continue reading

Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise is celebrating after Managing Director and founder David Hallam was named Business Person of the Year at the Lincolnshire Media Business Awards 2017. Businesses from across the county gathered for a dazzling ceremony at the EPIC Centre at the Lincolnshire Showground, before being presented with their … Continue reading

Celebrations lasted long into the night as Lincoln-based vehicle specialist VisionDrive took home the Startup Business of the Year title at the Lincolnshire Media Business Awards yesterday (Tuesday). Facing stiff competition from across the county, the company exceeded expectations by bagging the award after just 14 months in business. VisionDrive, … Continue reading

Following a recent rebrand, Lincolnshire-based electrical installation business Butlers has appointed Shooting Star to promote its services to both commercial and domestic clients. Butlers, or Ray Butlers Ltd as it was formerly known, is a family-owned business which provides electricians, electrical engineers and electrical installation services to homes and business … Continue reading

Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood were unable to race in the last round of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship but still managed to finish the season in third place overall.  Driver Ricky, from Portsmouth, and passenger Ryan, from Dover, have had a challenging championship marred by technical difficulties. … Continue reading

Leon Haslam’s bid for the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship ended in heartache at Brands Hatch earlier today when bad luck saw him finish the season with a broken wrist and ankle and third place overall in the championship standings. In what proved to be a disappointing weekend, Haslam posted … Continue reading

The craft spirits sector is booming in the UK – and more and more artisan distillers are turning to Beatson Clark’s apothecary range of bottles to ensure their product stands out on the shelf. Forty-five more distilleries opened in 2016, taking the total to 273, as consumers develop a taste … Continue reading

Nature-loving children from Bristol have been foraging seeds and nuts for the animals at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in Somerset. Greenbank Forest School Childminding was founded in 2014 by Mike Williams and Charissa de Zeeuw. The couple operates a childminding practice with a forest school ethos which means they take … Continue reading

Lincolnshire’s Olympic gold medallist Georgie Twigg MBE will be the guest speaker at a dinner hosted in London later this month by the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership. The LEP is to host its annual property dinner on Thursday 19th October at the Mayfair Hotel in London during MIPIM UK, … Continue reading

Washingborough Hall near Lincoln has been shortlisted for Hotel of the Year in the Best Loved Hotels Awards 2017/18 after winning the East of England category. Best Loved Hotel Awards are designed to celebrate and showcase excellence across Best Loved properties throughout Britain and Ireland. Nominations opened in June 2017 … Continue reading

LACE Housing Chief Executive Nick Chambers has been announced as a finalist in the Business Person of the Year category of the Lincolnshire Media Business Awards. Nick, who has worked at LACE Housing for more than 25 years, was nominated for the accolade by his colleagues and peers in recognition … Continue reading

An archive tracing the Lincoln Mystery Plays back to their modern revival in 1969 has been launched at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. The Lincoln Mystery Plays Archive (incorporating the Keith Ramsay Collection) has now been preserved, catalogued and curated by Susan Rodda, Collections Librarian at BGU, and Claire Lamb. … Continue reading

They say there’s not much that can’t be solved with a good cup of tea and a chat. So that’s just how Lincoln-based counselling service Supporting Minds celebrated World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10th October) as it reached its third birthday. To coincide with World Mental Health Day 2014, owner … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, has planned a series of events to entertain animal-loving children and their parents this October half-term. The wildlife charity will be opening its doors for three days during the school holidays and providing lots of fun for children who want to explore … Continue reading

A Cleethorpes choir, which is supported by HMT St Hugh’s Hospital in Grimsby, is appealing for more volunteers so it can continue to help people living with dementia. The Memory Lane Choir, run by North East Lincolnshire community group Friendship at Home, was inspired by the Musical Memories Choir in … Continue reading

Lincoln-based Truelove Property & Construction is set to pop the champagne corks as it opens the doors of its latest housing development in Colwick, Nottingham this weekend. The company is unveiling 15 new four-bedroom homes at open day events on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October. The homes, at Daleside … Continue reading

Adding to its already impressive year of award nominations and wins, Saxilby-based software company OrderWise is continuing its long-running trend of expansion with four more new recruits. In line with the company’s nomination for the Education, Training and Skills Award at this year’s Lincolnshire Media Business Awards, and the announcement … Continue reading

Leon Haslam and the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team are preparing for the title fight of their careers this weekend (13th to 15th October) as they head to Brands Hatch for the final round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship. The Derbyshire rider has finished second in BSB three times … Continue reading

Visitors to LEP Business Live on 20th October will get a glimpse of a high-tech future as robots and high-tech machines take over the EPIC Centre at the Lincolnshire Showground. Star of the show at the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s annual conference and networking event will be Titan the … Continue reading

“It’s time for fish and chip shops to become more sustainable!” That’s the message for National Seafood Week from The Elite Fish & Chip Company, the Lincolnshire-based and family-run fish and chip chain that currently runs four out of the five sustainable chippies in the county. The Elite is Marine … Continue reading

A rare grey long-eared bat has been rescued by Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset. Secret World recently admitted the young bat that had been found grounded by a member of the public and handed over to a vet in Williton. Upon closer inspection, the bat was found … Continue reading

Sidecar duo Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood crashed out of Sunday’s race in dramatic fashion, putting an end to their dreams of a Dutch win. The double British F1 Sidecar champions were racing at the TT circuit in Assen in the Netherlands this weekend in the penultimate round of the … Continue reading

Wearing novelty jumpers and baking cakes aren’t normally part of the day job for a solicitor, but staff at Andrew & Co Solicitors have done all this and more in aid of the Children’s Bereavement Centre in Newark. They have raised £2,500 for the charity which provides support to hundreds … Continue reading

Leon Haslam and the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team edged one step closer to the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at TT Circuit Assen earlier today (Sunday). The Derbyshire rider claimed first and third place finishes to extend his lead in the title race from 22 to 32 points with just … Continue reading

As Lincolnshire Day approaches (1st October), East Lindsey District Council has today launched three new films to help boost tourism in the area.  The short films, made by Lincoln-based video production company Electric Egg, were premiered at a private screening at the Kinema in the Woods, Woodhall Spa in front … Continue reading

An animal carer from Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, is currently hand-rearing three orphaned rabbits which were found on a construction site in Yeovil. While working on a National Grid Valve project in Yeovil, a JN Bentley crew found some baby rabbits close to where they were … Continue reading

Ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell CBE will be passing on some dance tips to trainee teachers at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln on Monday (2nd October). Darcey will be visiting the university to promote DDMIX for Schools – a full-body aerobic workout for children based on a … Continue reading

An injured swan that was found by chance and brought into Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, has earnt herself the nickname Serendipity. Serendipity, which means ‘events happening by chance in a beneficial way’, was found alone in the middle of a road in Glastonbury at around 7am … Continue reading

Bournemouth Kawasaki Racing (JG Speedfit Kawasaki) has today (27th September) announced that Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey will remain with the team and spearhead its assault on the 2018 British Superbike Championship.  2016 BSB runner-up and current leader of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship Leon Haslam has signed … Continue reading

This weekend the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team make their annual overseas visit to Assen, Holland for the penultimate round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship. Fresh from his win at Oulton Park, Leon Haslam will be looking to increase his 22-point lead at the top of the championship table … Continue reading

Lincoln is to host its first ever TEDx event next month – and two academics from Bishop Grosseteste University will be among the speakers. The theme of TEDx Brayford on 28th October will be Past, Present and Future, and the event will take place at The Collection and Usher Gallery. … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood will be heading overseas to the TT circuit in Assen in the Netherlands for the penultimate round of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship. Sidecar driver Ricky, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan, from Dover, may have failed to … Continue reading

Leading food-to-go and fresh produce business Freshtime has been recognised for its extensive work in the community at the 10th annual Co-op Pioneer Awards. The Boston-based company was awarded Pioneer in the Community at the ceremony, which was held at Manchester Central Convention Complex on Thursday 14th September. Over the … Continue reading

The Lincoln Book Festival is ‘Going Gothic’ this year and Bishop Grosseteste University is sponsoring a variety of events during the week from 25th to 30th September.  The festival invites visitors to explore the Gothic at events celebrating the genre throughout the city. Literature, history, art and architecture are all … Continue reading

Lincolnshire’s outstanding childcare group Mon Ami Children’s Nurseries is in line for another raft of awards. The company has been shortlisted in three categories in the Nursery Management Today National Nursery Awards 2017: Nursery Group of the Year, Nursery Nurse of the Year (Julie Crowther) and Operations / Regional Manager … Continue reading

A librarian at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is in line for a prestigious Gay Times award for her work to raise the profile of LGBT people working in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and maths). Dr Beth Hellen, who took up her role as Systems Librarian at BGU last … Continue reading

Washingborough Hall near Lincoln has opened a new six-bedroom extension at its Grade II listed country house hotel taking the total number of rooms from 14 to 20. In response to growing demand from leisure and business travellers, owners Edward and Lucy Herring decided to transform their former private residence … Continue reading

The founder of Bristol-based loneliness charity Marmalade Trust, Amy Perrin, has been shortlisted for the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Entrepreneur for Good category. Amy said: “I’m really honoured to have been nominated for these awards and with over a 1,000 entries across categories, I am truly … Continue reading

Leon Haslam and the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team reignited their MCE British Superbike Championship challenge at Oulton Park this weekend with first and second place finishes reinstating the Derbyshire rider at the top of the championship table.  The changeable weather conditions at the Cheshire circuit again played a major role, … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill will be holding an extra special charity ball in October to mark its silver jubilee. The annual event, this year themed as The Ugly Bug Ball, will celebrate 25 years of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation work and guests are being encouraged to come … Continue reading

An international expert in robots will be talking about exciting new developments in robotics, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) at LEP Business Live next month. Mike Wilson, Sales and Marketing Manager for ABB Robotics and Chairman of the British Automation and Robot Association (BARA), has been announced as one of the … Continue reading

Andrew & Co Solicitors has strengthened its Corporate & Commercial team with the appointment of three new legal experts. Paul Simpson has joined the team as Associate Solicitor along with paralegal Elliot Varnam and Natalia Fryda, who started working at the firm in 2014 as a trainee and is due … Continue reading

Record breaking multi-medallist athlete Declan Bennett has partnered with The Fitness Space, Lincoln to train for his next set of challenges. Declan recently won eight medals at the World Transplant Games and another eight at the British Transplant Games while smashing several world records in swimming and track events. Savvas … Continue reading

Specialist Lincolnshire-based housing provider LACE Housing has officially opened its brand new £2m affordable housing development, which includes its first ever holiday apartment. Chapman Court, comprising 17 affordable retirement apartments and a holiday home for older people, is situated on Scarbrough Avenue in Skegness and was formally unveiled today (Tuesday … Continue reading

Lincoln-based vehicle specialist VisionDrive is moving up a gear by hiring five new members of staff. VisionDrive, the brainchild of directors Ian Smith and Jack Davies, was founded in August 2016 and operates a vehicle transportation fleet specialising in single vehicle movements. The new recruits are Terri Lamb, who joins … Continue reading

North Kesteven Academy in North Hykeham near Lincoln celebrated the launch of its new name and new branding today (Monday). Students returning to the former North Kesteven School last week were welcomed with a new logo and bright new signage. The academy has a new motto – ‘Think excellence’ – … Continue reading

A group of young people dealing with the loss of someone close to them enjoyed a well deserved break at the Children’s Bereavement Centre’s residential bereavement camp. On Friday 28th July 21 children and young people aged between six and 18 arrived at the White Hall Outdoor Education Centre in … Continue reading

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