Lincon council chiefs are to consider whether to support a £250million development that could provide over 2,700 homes in the city.
Supporters of the 'Save Lincolnshire Libraries 'campaign will march through Lincoln city centre today.
A rare sighting of an adder has been confirmed in the Swanholme Lakes area on the outskirts of Lincoln.
The Chief Executive of Lincoln City Council says the new Lincoln edition of Monopoly, which launches today, shows the importance of Lincoln as an iconic city. The game's makers will reveal the board today during a special event at Lincoln Castle.
– Andrew Taylor, Chief Executive of Lincoln City Council
We always knew Lincoln was a city filled with iconic landmarks and the fact around 2,000 places were nominated for the Monopoly board proves this.
For Lincoln to have its own version of Monopoly is a testament to our status as an aspiring world-class small city.
The Lincoln edition of popular board game Monopoly is to be officially launched today, with the first box being unwrapped inside a Victorian prison at Lincoln Castle.
The first edition of the board will be opened by Winning Moves game developer Peter Griffin at a ceremony inside Lincoln Castle at 10am. The famous castle is one of 22 landmarks to feature on the board.
Developers have also already revealed that the most expensive location - Mayfair, will be represented by Lincoln Cathedral, while the castle will occupy the Park Lane site.
Other locations on the board include local charity Lincolnshire YMCA, Lincoln University and the Museum of Lincolnshire Life.
A man has been found guilty of beating his mother to death at their home in Lincoln.
Kazik Pasierbek attacked her in a drug-fuelled rage at their family home in St Botolphs Crescent in October last year.
DCI Martin Holvey of the East Midlands Special Operations Unit (Major Crime) said:
“This was a brutal attack on a frail, vulnerable, elderly lady and we hope this conviction demonstrates our commitment to tackling serious domestic violence in Lincolnshire.
"We also hope it sends out a very clear message to offenders."
Bosses from the Trust which runs Grantham and Lincoln's Hospitals are preparing to fly out to Greece this week to recruit nurses.
35 have already been recruited from Spain and Portugal.
The Trust says it's investing £7m over two years in new nurses to meet patient demands.
Lincoln Pride will take place in Lincoln's City Square from 12:00pm today.
Local and national music acts and drag artists will be performing.
Acts include: Stolen Identity, Jan George, Projekt Weekend, Nicki French, Angie Brown.
Following the presence of emergency services at Lincoln Prison this morning the Prison Service has released a statement.
An investigation is ongoing into a bomb hoax at HMP Lincoln. All necessary procedures and checks are being carried out and there is no threat to the public, staff or prisoners.
An investigation is ongoing into a bomb hoax at HMP Lincoln. All necessary procedures and checks are being carried out and there is no threat to the public, staff or prisoners
They added that there has been some disruption, but all essential services are being provided. The regime is expected to return to normal shortly.
The Ministry of Justice has confirmed it is dealing with an 'incident' at Lincoln Prison.
Speaking to ITV a spokesperson said it is "not a fire nor a riot" but refused to give further details.
A report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that urgent action is needed from United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust to improve standards. The report said:
- Low staffing levels had an impact, including in the care and treatment of patients, communication between staff, maintenance of patient records and access to staff training and appraisals
- Staff could not always respond to patient needs and not all care needs were assessed or planned, there were concerns around the documentation and decision making about whether to resuscitate patients
- This is not the first time the has highlighted problems at the trust, previously carrying out an investigation into the service, it said most recent reports show changes made had not been properly embedded in to the trust's culture
Source: Care Quality Commission