Archive for Month: October 2012

  • Nettleham Parish Council Plan 1.5% Tax Increase

    Nettleham Parish Council have agreed in principle to increase the tax taken from the local residents of Nettleham by 1.5%. Councillors met yesterday for their annual budget meeting and discussed a range of programmes and facilities delivered by the authority. Whilst the Council’s Clerk had put forward, for the second year running, a balance budget; Councillors agreed…

  • PCC 2012: Melvyn Barrett Quits Commissioner Race

    Mr. Mervyn Barrett OBE has withdrawn from the contest to become Lincolnshire’s first Police and Crime Commissioner the Lincolnshire Echo is tonight reporting.  Mr. Barrett’s decision followed a campaign which had fallen to pieces in recent days after a disastrous turn at a hustings event in Boston, the resignation of his entire campaign team on Saturday because…

  • PCC2012: ‘Independent’s’ Entire Campaign Team Resigns

    A candidate campaigning to become one Lincolnshire’s new first elected Police and Crime Commissioner has being secretly backed by American lobbyists and companies pushing for police privatisation, The Sunday Telegraph has revealed. Mr. Mervyn Barrett has been producing expensive leaflets, free DVDs and full-page newspaper adverts in his bid to be elected as next month. Unusually for…

  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘Tractor’ Spontaniously Combusts on Washdyke Lane, Nettleham

    Remains of the ‘Tractor’ that caught fire onWashdyke Lane, Nettleham Residents of Washdyke Lane, Nettleham have been left shocked after what has been described as a ‘tractor’ caught fire earlier today. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue were called to the scene shortly after midday. According to an eyewitness account the driver of the vehicle was seen…