Aiming for bigger role: County Councillor for Lincoln Marc Jones will run as the Conservative candidate for the Great Grimsby MP seat in next year’s general elections.
Tuesday, August 26
Significant rise in fly tipping: Ironing boards, rabbit hutches and even a gas fire were among more than 1,000 items dumped in Lincoln in the past year.
Email error: Lincolnshire County Council is apologising after a ‘data breach’ which led to the names and email addresses of more than 4,000 people being sent to some 250 email addresses.
Tuesday, August 19
Waste site development: The City of Lincoln Council is awaiting test results to establish whether it can develop on the former Skewbridge and Swanpool waste sites.
Friday, August 15
Fewer jobseekers: There are 35% less people in Lincoln claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance than one year ago, according to recent data compiled by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Wednesday, August 6
Growth on the agenda: An ambitious plan to drive economic growth over the next 20 years in Lincoln has been launched.
Tuesday, August 5
Public servants rich list: Fifteen council officers in Lincolnshire get paid more than £100,000 per year, though the number of people paid such salaries is decreasing in the county.
Wednesday, July 30
Deal sealed: Lincolnshire County Council have approved a £35-£45 million contract with joint venture VINCImouchel to supply property services.
Tuesday, July 29
CastleLine: County and district councils are pledging money for the £700k cost to improve the frequency and speed of trains between Lincoln and Newark.
Lend a hand: The City of Lincoln Council have set aside £1 million to extend a mortgage help scheme, but no lender has come forward yet.