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Gritters in Lincolnshire have been been making their final preparations this weekend before the cold weather hits.
Teams have been testing out routes to treat nearly 2,000 miles of the county's roads.
Last year the council got through nearly 40,000 tons of salt but hope that new technology will help them use less this winter.
A drop-in session will be held at St Giles Community Centre in Lincoln this afternoon, where anyone can take along their debt letters, opened or unopened, and get free, confidential advice from a debt coach.
The initiative is being run by Christians Against Poverty.
"The debt letter amnesty is for you if you are worried about any letters you've received about debts. Perhaps you are not sure what you need to do about them, or maybe you haven't been able to face opening them yet. This is an opportunity to do something positive in a confidential way, with a trained debt coach at no cost. You just need to drop in to the session and one of the team will be able to meet with you privately and discreetly, without any pressure."
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Gritters in Lincolnshire have been been making their final preparations before the cold weather hits.
Gritting teams have been out on training runs, testing out routes to treat nearly 2000 miles of the county's roads.
Last year the council got through nearly 40,000 tons of salt - but hope that new technology will help them use less this winter.
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Baron statues that were brought to Lincoln to celebrate the Magna Carta's 800th anniversary sold for £167,000 at an auction last night.
The money raised from selling the sculptures of the 25 Barons is going to the foodbank charity, The Trussell Trust.
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The shocking scale of domestic abuse in Lincolnshire has been revealed at a conference, where delegates heard that police responded to 10,000 call outs last year.
Safeguarding professionals met in Lincoln to discuss what more can be done to tackle the problem and help those affected. A number of victims have also been speaking out, including a man who suffered serious domestic abuse. WARNING: you may find some of the details and pictures in Kate Hemingway's report distressing from the start.
The shocking scale of domestic abuse in Lincolnshire has been highlighted at a conference - as it's revealed police dealt with 10,000 call outs last year.
Ian McNicholl, himself a victim of male domestic abuse gave a powerful account to professionals at the event in Lincoln.
Mr McNicholl was attacked by his former partner in Lincolnshire with lit cigarettes and burnt with an iron. They went on to be jailed for the abuse which happened over an 18 month period.
Ian now offers support as an ambassador of the charity 'The Mankind Initiative'- he also helped the storywriters of Coronation Street research their male domestic abuse storyline involving the character Tyrone.