Inquiry concludes: The second public inquiry into the proposed Lincoln Eastern Bypass (LEB) has come to a close, with the county council and objectors to the scheme both standing firm following two weeks of evidence.
Friday, August 21
Thursday, August 20
Planned protest: A national campaign group is holding a day of action in Lincoln city centre to voice their concerns over a controversial trade deal involving the UK.
Plans authorised: Planning permission has been granted to transform two historic listed buildings in Lincoln city centre into modern accommodation and educational facilities.
Tuesday, August 18
Task force: A new fraud-fighting force cracking down on people falsely claiming discounts on their council tax has been introduced.
Tuesday, August 11
A breach of trust: New research has put Lincolnshire County Council in the top 10 local authorities for data breaches in the country.
Tuesday, August 4
Ringing endorsement: City of Lincoln Council’s Executive has approved the vision and principles of the future development of the Lincoln Science and Innovation Park.
Monday, August 3
Boultham saved: A Lincoln library, which was set to close after bidders withdrew their community hub commitment, has been saved.
Friday, July 31
By-election result: The Conservative Party has extended its control of North Kesteven District Council after gaining the Mill Ward in North Hykeham in a by-election on July 30.
Wednesday, July 29
By-election: A total of five candidates are standing in a council by-election in North Hykeham on July 30.
Tuesday, July 28
Dismissed on all grounds: An appeal for a second judicial review into Lincolnshire County Council’s decision to cut the number of libraries has been lost.
Friday, July 17
First batch: The first libraries in Lincolnshire to close and reopen as ‘community hubs’ have been confirmed, despite ongoing demands for a second judicial review.
Wednesday, July 15
Prison report: Kate Taylor looks at the chief prison inspector’s annual report and questions the effectiveness of the current system in Lincoln and beyond.
Monday, July 13
Affordable housing boost: The City of Lincoln Council has agreed to pursue an investment scheme to bring more affordable homes to the city.
Decisions reached: Leading City of Lincoln councillors have agreed proposals to sell the Greyfriars Museum and Ermine allotments at a meeting of the Executive.
Thursday, July 9
On the agenda: Leading City of Lincoln councillors are to consider plans to invest in more affordable housing in the city.