A guide to
Louth in Lincolnshire

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Louth Town Hall

Louth, a Lincolnshire town, is famous for St James church, with its towering spire. It's also the birthplace of the astronaut Michael Foale. Highlights include the town's Georgian architecture and its unique, independent shops. It also features the Meridian Leisure Centre and the Riverhead Theatre, home to the Louth Playgoers.

The place has a somewhat twee image, but there's more to Louth than quaint markets and old-fashioned architecture. A fair amount of construction work and regeneration is going on.

In places Louth is an extremely modern town. However, there are many people who work hard to preserve the town's unique character and its amenities, such as Hubbard's Hills.

480 Homes Refused But Louth Will Still Grow        

480 Homes Refused But Louth Will Still Grow

The planning committee at ELDC turned down plans for 480 homes, but developers have plans for many more.
January 2018
Speech To Lincolnshire County Council On St Bernards Avenue        

Speech To Lincolnshire County Council On St Bernards Avenue

The transcript of a petition presented to Lincolnshire County Council on resurfacing St Bernards Avenue in Louth.
January 2018
County Council Receives The Pothole Petition        

County Council Receives The Pothole Petition

The petition to resurface St Bernards Avenue goes to the county council in advance of its December meeting.
December 2017
The County Council Must Act On Potholes        

The County Council Must Act On Potholes

Why Lincolnshire County Council risks cruelty and inaccessibility if it fails to invest in resurfacing St Bernards Avenue.
November 2017

Random Picture Quiz

Test your knowledge of Louth and its people with this dynamic quiz.

St James

Landmarks in Louth

For years the skyline in Louth has been dominated by the spire of St. James and the enormous ABM building, also known as the Malt Kiln. Work started on demolishing the Malt Kiln in January of 2004 in order to make way for some flats, although this work ceased soon after, before being resumed in 2014 and completed in February 2015 in order to build an Aldi. St James, however, has stood for over half a millennium and is unlikely to be coming down any time soon.

St James Church Lit Up Red      

St James Church was lit up red to raise awareness of mental health issues.

January 6 2018

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