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.
Friday, July 31
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.
“More questions than answers”: The chief executive of a Lincolnshire homeless charity has raised doubts over the government’s housing benefit reforms announced in the Budget.
Wednesday, July 8
Summer Budget analysis: Kate Taylor gives her views on the Conservatives’ first budget, with fears the next generation are losing out.
Summer Budget: The first budget of the new government has announced a reform of the welfare system.
Tuesday, July 7
Sale on the cards: An under-used allotments site in Lincoln is likely to be sold under city council plans to re-allocate investment into the city’s wider allotments service.
Tax review: City of Lincoln Council is launching a comprehensive review of its single person tax discount, which it believes may have been fraudulently claimed by some residents.
Funding question: Lincolnshire MP Stephen Phillips has joined calls for a fair funding deal for Lincolnshire Police as the force awaits a decision on its application for an additional grant.
By-election called: Five candidates are running in the North Kesteven District Council by-election for the Mill Ward.