Isle councillors and MP meet to discuss flooding issue

Isle councillors have met with a water company to discuss resident’s concerns about flooding in Crowle and Ealand.


Tour of Britain visitors spent £3m

Figures from Tour of Britain race organisers reveal that visitors spent £2,975,000 in our area when North Lincolnshire hosted a stage of the race in September last year.

Eat whole foods to boost your immune system

HEALTH: How to stay well in winter

Winter is often the time that people tend to suffer with cold and flu symptoms, making life feel pretty miserable.

Gina Shergold and her daughter Esm�e

Widow launches new better living business after family trauma

Is 2018 going pretty much the same way as 2017 ended?


Preparations underway for the 38th Festival of the Plough

Preparations will soon be underway for the 38th Festival of the Plough to be held at High Burnham Farm on September 16.

Rob Waltham

Tell council what you think about open spaces, sport and recreation facilities

Residents are being asked to share their views on North Lincolnshire’s existing open spaces, sport and recreation facilities to help shape future plans.

Author David Seymour

Doncaster author launches new regional history book

Some 200 men and women from Misterton and West Stockwith enlisted in the ‘war to end wars’.


Get creative and learn new skills at new Isle workshops

Dust off those dancing shoes and get creative with a series of workshops in the Isle this month.

Julie Reed

Smear tests save lives – make sure you attend yours

During Cancer Prevention Week, women are being urged to have a smear test, especially those aged between 25 and 49 as figures reveal over a quarter of women in this age group are not attending.

Picture by Robbie Pender

Rallying call made to secure future of Isle hall

A rallying call has been made to help secure the future of an Isle venue.

Ongo staff.  Photograph by Richard Walker / www.imagenorth.net

Ongo shortlisted for three housing awards

Ongo has been shortlisted for three awards in the Tpas northern region awards, which will be announced on Friday March 16.

Derek Acorah

Are you there Sam? Derek Acorah brings show to the region

Following his captivating appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, which saw a phenomenal run to the final, 2018 sees Britain’s best loved, and most entertaining, medium Derek Acorah takes to the stage with his all new ‘Love, Life, Laughter Tour’.

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Richard Hannigan

Council sets out new plan to reduce CO2 emissions further

North Lincolnshire Council is to adopt a new Carbon Management Plan to reduce its carbon footprint more. As part of this, a target to reduce CO2 emissions by 25 per cent over the next five years has been set – a potential cost saving of £4m.

Andrew Percy

MP raises issue of poor patient transport services

Isle MP Andrew Percy secured a debate in the House of Commons on the provision of patient transport services in northern Lincolnshire.


Plans for former Isle pub to be turned in to a supermaket

A former Isle pub could be converted in to a supermarket, if plans submitted to the council are given the go ahead.

Artist Dennis Nash, whose work will be featured in Lindsey Lodge Hospices art exhibition and sale in April

Community art exhibition and sale announced by hospice

A charity-run hospice has unveiled exciting plans for a brand new art exhibition and sale to be held annually in North Lincolnshire.


COLUMNIST: Campaign for a better deal for our children on the food front

I hope you all had a very enjoyable and relaxing Christmas. I’d also like to think that many of you had what I would refer to as a traditional Christmas featuring plenty of nourishing, home-cooked food.

Beth Johnson

PRIDE OF THE ISLE AWARDS: Read the finalists’ stories

Next month sees the glittering celebration evening for the fifth Lex’s Legacy Pride of the Isle Awards.

Richard Hannigan

Energy efficient heating for over 100 homes

One hundred and forty five homes are to get their heating facilities revamped through a new scheme being offered by the South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership across North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.

Walkers invited to meeting

Walkers welcome to Haxey parish open meeting

After heavy rain the previous day, it was a bit muddy in places but everyone enjoyed it and are now looking forward to the next one.

At an open meeting, to which anyone interested is invited to attend, at 7pm on January 18in Haxey Memorial Hall, a committee will be formed and a constitution adopted.

The aim will be to encourage locals and visitors to enjoy the lovely countryside and explore the 40 miles of footpaths in the parish.

A spokesman said: “We will be organising other walks throughout the year.”

To find out more visit the website haxeywalkers.co.uk or facebook fb.me/islewalks

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