A guide to
Louth in Lincolnshire

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The Railway Walk

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.

Hospital Marchers Are Right To Be Worried        

Hospital Marchers Are Right To Be Worried

People who marched through Louth in support of the NHS and hospital services are right to be worried.
September 2017
ELDC Ponders The Livestock Market Again        

ELDC Ponders The Livestock Market Again

The district council has launched a consultation over the cattle market, and the decision will profoundly affect the farming community and retail in Louth for years to come.
August 2017
280 Homes Passed For Legbourne Road        

280 Homes Passed For Legbourne Road

Outline planning permission was granted for land off Legbourne Road near Stewton Beck.
August 2017
The Avenue Must Not Be Left To Crumble        

The Avenue Must Not Be Left To Crumble

A petition asks the county council to resurface one of the busiest streets in Louth.
July 2017

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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.


Tomorrow's Events

Billy Liar
The Playhouse Cinema, Cannon Street 7.30pm
A Louth Film Club screening. PG certificate.


Ellen Wright and Phyll Smith with a banner at the NHS Uprising in Louth      

Ellen Wright holds a banner in support of Louth Hospital before the NHS Uprising march.

September 2 2017


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