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Mum and wife speaks out about the devastation of bowel cancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month; as the month draws to a close, Team Verrico’s Head of Social Media, Gina Shergold, shared her personal experience of the disease.

Opinion
A fifth of English farms have disappeared in the past 10 years

COLUMNIST: Farming industry’s unstoppable sea of change

Many of you, I expect, will have caught sight of the more than slightly alarming report on the state of England’s smaller farms.

Opinion
Council leader welcomes new banning orders for rogue landlords

Council leader welcomes new banning orders for rogue landlords

The leader of North Lincolnshire Council, Cllr Rob Waltham welcomes new powers brought in by the government to tackle rogue landlords.

Epworth
The new affordable homes in Belton

First phase of new affordable homes in Belton soon to be available

Nine new homes are nearing completion in Belton and will be ready to let by Ongo in May.

Politics
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PLANNING: What’s happening on your street?

Planning applications received by North Lincolnshire Council

News
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Watch out for the mobile speed cameras

Safer Roads Humber will have mobile speed cameras in place at the following sites, the week commencing Thursday, April 26.

Transport
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Final few places left for golfing fundraising event in aid of hospice

Lindsey Lodge Hospice is offering the opportunity for local golfers to take part in its second annual Golf Day on Wednesday May 2.

News
David Handley

FARMING: Planners and second-home owners bring massive changes

I had one of my regular trips back to my native Cornwall this week and was forced once again to reflect that it is no longer the county I knew and grew up in.

Business
Hunberside Airport. Picture: Sean Spencer/Hull News & Pictures Ltd

Summer flights to be increased from Humberside Airport to Bulgaria

New for the summer 2019 season, Balkan Holidays will increase frequency by introducing a second weekly service from Humberside Airport to Bourgas in Bulgaria.

Travel
Rob Waltham

Another chance to have your say on how North Lincolnshire develops

An extra consultation event on Tuesday 17 April at Haxey Memorial Hall, 5pm to 8pm, is taking place for residents and businesses to share their views on the proposed North Lincolnshire Local Plan.

News
Maxine Strong (pictured second from left)

“Detrimental decisions” lead Pride of the Isle committee members to stand down

The Isle of Axholme charity, Pride of The Isle, will continue to grow as a charity organisation and support the community, despite the recent announcement that trustee member and one of the initial charity founders, Maxine Strong, will step down.

News
Sue Taylor

COLUMNIST: What really constitutes a good diet?

During the past 50 years there has been much debate on the optimal dietary advice for improving long-term health in the general population as well as in people with established cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure obesity, osteoporosis and other problems related to the Western lifestyle.

Opinion
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Ten new graduates welcomed as part of Police Now

Humberside Police welcomed its first ten ‘Police Now’ graduates last month.

News
Andrew Percy MP

MP welcomes cash for crumbling roads

Isle MP Andrew Percy, has welcomed the Government’s recent announcement that a further £100 million is being given to councils to repair potholes and protect local roads from future severe weather.

Transport
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Raising money for youngsters with autism

Friends and family from the Isle gathered on a dreary Easter Sunday to take part in an autisum awareness event.

Health
Don't fall foul of the phone scammers

Police issue impersonation fraud warning

Phones scammers are using sophisticated techniques to try and con victims out of their money by sending them into banks to transfer or withdraw cash, and Humberside Police is trying to ensure Isle residents don’t fall foul of their tricks.

Crime
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President’s year of fundraising boosts hospice

Lindsey Lodge Hospice has been given a £3,060 boost thanks to a year of fundraising by a big-hearted local golfer.

News
Take part in skateboarding session.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Wheely good time to be had at skateboard and scooter sessions

Skateboard and scooter lessons at Epworth Leisure Centre and Winterton Skate Park are on offer for children and young people this Easter.

Whats on
Council addressing pothole issue

More than 1,000 potholes repaired

Pothole repairs across North Lincolnshire have continued at a pace this week, with a further 732 fixed, making a grand total of 1,039 filled in the last two weeks.

Transport
Holly Mumby-Croft

Notice served on failing hospital patient transport service

Notice has been serbved on the failing Thames Ambulance Service Ltd which provides transport services to thousands of North Lincolnshire residents to and from hospital and surgeries for treatment.

Health
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