Calling on MP candidates: People in support of the campaign group 38 Degrees took to Lincoln High Street with the massage “Save Our NHS”.
Friday, February 27
Will the ban work?: A historic decision to make Lincoln the first city in the UK to ban the consumption of legal highs has been deemed “impossible to enforce” by a recognised policing expert.
Traffic diversions: A section of Lincoln High Street will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians as a year of work to build a pedestrian foot bridge over the level crossing gets underway.
Council tax increase: North Kesteven District Council has agreed a council tax rise, while people in Lincoln are in line for an increase of 1.91%.
Thursday, February 26
Stolen horses found: Three horses that were stolen from their rescue home paddocks near Lincoln have been recovered, and their care transferred to another organisation.
Public enquiry: The Department for Transport has confirmed that the second public inquiry to be held for the £100 million Lincoln Eastern Bypass scheme will take place in August.
Rises approved: The City of Lincoln Council has approved a rise of 2.2% for members’ allowances, in addition to a 2.2% rise in council house rents.
Wednesday, February 25
Diverted trains: Around 100 passenger and freight trains per day will be diverted through stations including Lincoln during five weekends of East Coast Mainline maintenance works.
Finalists announced: The finalists have been announced for the first Lincolnshire Digital Awards, organised by Lincolnshire Business magazine and The Lincolnite.
Soldier sentenced for rape: A soldier from Lincoln had been sentenced to six years in jail for raping a woman in Belfast city centre.