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Lincolnshire Echo, April 17, 2014

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Landmark Event Supports Tourism

Tourism sector firms have met up for a networking and leaflet- swapping event. It was organised by West Lindsey District Council at the Garden House in Saxby.

Grants of Up to Pounds 250k Will Support Growth Potential

A Pounds 2 million slice of cash from the Government is expected to create 300 jobs and safeguard more than 60 others for the county. The Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce landed a wedge of the funding pot in share-out announced made by deputy prime minister Nick Clegg on Thursday, April 10. It has now been revealed the cash will fund grants ranging between Pounds 10,000 and Pounds 250,000 for local businesses and investors. The pot of money, labelled the Greater Lincolnshire Business Capital ...

Car Park Improved ; Newsbriefing

Businesses in a Lincolnshire town will benefit after a busy car park's improvement scheme was completed in time for Easter. The Lawn car park in Skegness has had a two-week makeover to improve the shopping experience.

Social Media Help ; Newsbriefing

Businesses will be able to learn the secrets of e-commerce, internet marketing and social media at a series of free masterclasses. The county council-run broadband project is to host events offering top tips and social media workshops. The 17 events will be held between now and July in Lincoln, Sleaford, Stamford, Rutland, Spalding and Grantham, and are open to all businesses across Lincolnshire and Rutland.

Award Is a Peach for City's Accountancy Expert Terry

A Lincoln-based tax and accountancy specialist has been recognised with a national award for 12 years of work helping small businesses. Terry Peachman runs TaxAssist Accountants in North Hykeham and Lincoln.

Pivotal Weekend for Pilgrims' Promotion Push

Spencer Weir-Daley insists he can be the man for the big occasion as Boston United's promotion challenge enters a pivotal weekend. The Pilgrims' hopes of joining Lincoln City in the Skrill Premier hang in the balance after they were dumped out of the play-off zone by Guiseley's 2-0 victory over Harrogate on Tuesday.

Thomas Tackles Obstacles for Cancer Research

A Lincoln man is to compete in the largest obstacle course in the world to raise money for Cancer Research in memory of his late brother. Thomas Dunning will be participating in the 2014 Rat Race Dirty Weekend, on May 20 at Burghley House.

Celebrities Square Up On the Grid in Charity Contest

It will be a case of "spot the celebrity" when the latest event organised to raise funds for the Ethan Maull Up Yours To Cancer Foundation is staged next month. Top names from the motor racing and motorcycling fraternities will line up at the PF International go-kart circuit, near Stragglethorpe, on Saturday, May 10.

Judith Takes the Plunge for Friend Mel

A Lincoln woman will battle her fear of heights and flying with a skydive help a Birchwood mum recovering from a serious stroke. Judith Groom will be jumping from a plane with friend Caroline Walters to help raise money in support of Mel Scarcliffe.

A Friendly, Historic City That's the Perfect Size ; My Lincoln...In Association with The

More evening bus services and encouraging people to become more active would make Lincoln a better place, according to the latest two Echo readers to have their say in this week's My Lincoln column. To share your views about our city, simply answer the questions below and email paul.whitelam@lincolnshireecho.co.uk Alan Ip, 36, owns the Orient Chinese takeaway in Birchwood Avenue. What brings you to Lincoln? I was born and bred in Lincoln and have lived in the Birchwood area all my life. If yo...

Ruthless Home Form Can Turn Lincoln Into Play-Off Contenders [Edition 2]

Sean Newton says Lincoln City must be more reactive during games at Sincil Bank next season if they are to improve on their dismal record against the Skrill Premier's struggling sides. The Imps boast a decent home record against promotion-chasing sides this season, having beaten Halifax, Alfreton and Braintree while holding champions Luton to a draw. But frustratingly City have slipped up against the division's basement dwellers, taking just 10 points from a possible 24 against the bottom eig...

Eyre's Penalty Miss Allows Ruston to Walk Off with Title ; Lincoln Sunday League

Three Divisional titles were decided this weekend in the Sills & Betteridge Lincoln Sunday League with the destination of the silverware in Divisions Two, Four and Five resolved. Rustons United were made to battle for their 2-1 win at St Helens after Michael Ward put St Helens ahead in the first half. Strikes from Ben McDowell and Will Drury put them 2-1 ahead, but they were made to sweat as Rustons conceded a penalty in the last seconds. However, Andy Eyre failed to find the net to give Rust...

Sam's Comeback Ride Just Falls Short in Texas ; Moto2

Sam Lowes fought back from 33rd to finish 16th following a first- corner crash in the Moto2 race at Austin's Circuit of The Americas. Lowes, riding for the Speed Up team, improved in every session on his first visit to the Texas track to qualify 17th. However, disaster struck for the Lincoln rider at the first corner when he became embroiled in a multi-bike accident.

Ruthless Home Form Can Turn Imps Into Play-Off Contenders ; Newton 'Massively Disappointed' with Results Against Strugglers

Sean Newton says Lincoln City must be more reactive during games at Sincil Bank next season if they are to improve on their dismal record against the Skrill Premier's struggling sides. The Imps boast a decent home record against promotion-chasing sides this season, having beaten Halifax, Alfreton and Braintree while holding champions Luton to a draw.

Fridge Man's Wall Bid ; Newsbriefing

A former soldier who ran the Lincoln 10K with a fridge strapped to his back is to tackle an even tougher charity fundraiser. Iain Maynard, 28, from Fiskerton, survived being shot in the head when serving in Afghanistan when the bullet lodged in his helmet. And now, he is aiming to run the length of Hadrian's Wall - the equivalent of three back-to-back marathons, in under 24 hours on September 19. He is doing it in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust as his young daughter, Halle-Rose, who is near...

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