Lincoln Castle closes its gates until AprilRead the full story ›
Lincoln City Council and Lincolnshire County Council have both announced that further cuts to their funding have been made by Central Government.
City of Lincoln Council says it is facing a 16% reduction in the money it has for next year compared to last. Meanwhile, Lincolnshire County Council says it expects to receive around 14% less funding than last year.
Both councils say they were expecting the cuts and intend to protect frontline services where possible.
Police are investigating the death of a student in Lincoln, who became ill at student flats in the city in the early hours of this morning.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man was pushed to the floor and robbed.
The crime happened on Melville Street in Lincoln just after 5pm.
The victim was approached by a man who pulled him to the ground and then stole money from his coat pocket. Although the elderly man was not injured, police say he was frightened and upset by the ordeal.
The offender is described as a white man in his 20s. He was about 5ft 8" tall, slim in build and wearing a black hooded coat and black tracksuit bottoms. He ran off towards the train station.
Two people are being treated in hospital after being stabbed in Lincoln.
They were attacked this evening outside a house on Arboretum Avenue.
A 22 year-old woman was stabbed in the arm while a 36 year-old suffered wounds to his back and chest. Both injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone who might have seen the incident is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The oldest traditional Christmas market in the UK gets underway this lunchtime.
Lincoln Christmas Market is expected to attract more than a quarter of a million visitors over the next four days.
And with more than two hundred stalls nestled in and around the city's magnificent cathedral and castle there's plenty to get them in the festive spirit.
Winter Paralympian Jade Etherington will be bringing more yuletide cheer to her home city today, when she switches on the Christmas Lights in Lincoln.
The former alpine skier will be joined by the Mayor and a competition winner at the family event this evening.
Lincoln City fans have been expressing their anger after yesterday's match was cancelled because players didn't have some of their kit.Read the full story ›
Lincoln City Football Club has apologised to fans who travelled down south to watch their game against Eastleigh - which was cancelled when a fire at the team hotel meant they couldn't retrieve their kit before the game.
No-one was hurt in the fire at the Hilton Hotel in Chilwell which 55 firefighters attended.
Just allowed back into hotel. Now waiting to be escorted one-by-one with other guests to get personal belongings
Everything eventually retrieved from hotel. Some things damaged due to fire & smoke but main thing is that nobody was hurt.
Lincoln Cathedral will receive another round of extra funding from the First World War Centenary fund.
The grant forms part of the Chancellor of the Exchequer's pledge of £20million towards the cost of repairs to Cathedral buildings in the UK.
The £300,000 cash boost will go towards restoring the leaking North West Transept Triforium Roof.
Despite recent renovations, Lincoln Cathedral is still on English Heritage's 'at risk' register.
"We are most grateful to have secured an additional £300,000 from the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Grant. There is still much work ahead, to build on this funding and support the work of maintaining this magnificent building.
"We are, as ever, grateful to all our benefactors who support the Cathedral"