Archive for Month: June 2012

  • Lincolnshire Conservatives Police Commissioner Candidates Whittled Down to Three

    Senior members of the Conservative Party in Lincolnshire met on Saturday to agree the final three names that will go forward to the party members who will select their candidate for the new role of Police and Crime Commissioner, expected to be a contested election on Thursday, 15th November 2012. A closed primary of members…

  • Press Hostility Forces Councillor’s Resignation

    Lincolnshire County Councillor, Rev. Sara Cliff, Conservative (Lincoln East Division), has resigned as a member of the county council following ‘unwarranted hostility in the press’. Rev. Cliff was born in Manchester and had been resident in Lincoln for four years, when she was elected in 2009. She was a Governor of Waddington Redwood School. Rev.…

  • Weather Does Not Deter Lincolnshire Show Goers

    © Prima PR and Marketing Regardless of the weather, over 60,000 visitors attended both days of the 128th Lincolnshire Show. The first day of the show saw a six percent increase in visitors on last year, credited to the warm weather on Wednesday, and spirits were not dampened by the rain on Thursday. Organisers reported a…

  • Linelands’ Site Community Land Trust Ruled Out by Parish Council

    Nettleham Parish Council has decided not to pursue obtaining the Linelands site on All Saints Lane in Nettleham following the authority’s meeting on Thursday, 21st June 2012. A suggestion had been presented to the Council, in April, by Mr. John Mathers of Community Lincs, that a Community Land Trust scheme might be one way of ensuring…

  • Local MP Welcomes RAF Scampton News

    Edward Leigh MP applauded the decision by the Minitry of Defence to station the Red Arrows and the RAF’s Air Surveillance and Control System (ASACS) unit at RAF Scampton for the foreseeable future. This will include resurfacing the runway at RAF Scampton. Mr. Leigh said: “I have just been informed by the Minister that they…

  • Support Needed to Improve Broadband Internet Speeds and Coverage in West Lindsey

    West Lindsey District Council is asking local people to back their campaign for Superfast broadband in Lincolnshire. In the next few months Lincolnshire County Council will be starting on a £57 million project to provide Superfast Broadband in the county. It takes you less than 5 minutes to show your support for Superfast Broadband in the…

  • Police Authority Responds to Parish Council’s Concern

    Cllr. Barry Young, Chairman of Lincolnshire Police Authority, has responded to a letter from Nettleham Parish Council regarding the proposed new Police Station to be built at the Police Headquarters site on Deepdale Lane in the village.  Mr. Young writes: “We very much appreciated the opportunity which our attendance at your recent Extraordinary Parish  Council…