Wednesday, August 14
Counter view: “Labour’s so-called cure for living standards is to take advantage of the proverbial six month’s interest free credit and max out the nation’s credit card all over again,” argues Conservative Lincoln MP Karl McCartney.
Tuesday, August 13
Theft spike: Police are reminding residents to lock windows and doors at night to deter burglars.
Unaffordable commute? Train fares are expected to rise by around 4.1%, according to stats from the Retail Price Index.
Ready to rock: The Lincolnite goes on a first-look tour of Moka and Shack before a series of opening events this week.
Better employability: A new scheme by Siemens Lincoln aims to make under 24s interested in engineering better prepared for employment.
Books, not cuts: Two protests have been organised in Lincoln against Lincolnshire County Council’s plans to close two thirds of libraries across the county.
Uphill comes downhill: A near life-size image of the interior of Lincoln Cathedral has been installed at the Waterside Shopping Centre on the High Street.
Staying ahead: “If we are to succeed as an organisation, we cannot remain as we are, we know we need to change and to innovate,” writes City Council Leader Ric Metcalfe.
Save Lincs Libraries: Marianne Overton, Leader of Lincolnshire Independents at the County Council, has written to County Councillor Nick Worth to object to the library closure proposals.
Monday, August 12
Co-op to the rescue: Lincolnshire Co-operative has offered to keep open six of the 30 libraries Lincolnshire County Council plans to close.