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Events Archive for Louth

These are some of the older stories about events that have happened in Louth.

Round-Up: Oil Drilling, Decay, And A Bestseller       

Round-Up: Oil Drilling, Decay, And A Bestseller

The Labour group in Lincolnshire announces a new fund to help people out, whilst Egdon Resources eyes up a piece of the Wolds.
May 2014
Councillors Vow To Go For Gold At The Annual Town Meeting       

Councillors Vow To Go For Gold At The Annual Town Meeting

A packed Sessions House hears the town council give its yearly report, and KLS hints at a legal challenge over the livestock market.
May 2014
UKIP And The Socialist Superstate       

UKIP And The Socialist Superstate

UKIP MEPs explain more about their attitudes to immigration, bankers, and the Human Rights Act at their public meeting.
May 2014
UKIP Lays Bare Its Energy Policy       

UKIP Lays Bare Its Energy Policy

UKIP MEP hopefuls came to Louth to explain their policies at a public meeting.
May 2014
Figures Fly In A Public Meeting Over Supermarket Provision       

Figures Fly In A Public Meeting Over Supermarket Provision

There was lively debate at a public meeting about supermarket provision and the livestock market.
April 2014
Anti-Racism Demonstrators March In Lincoln       

Anti-Racism Demonstrators March In Lincoln

Two rallies took place. One was considerably more coherent than the other.
January 2014
Town Council Round-Up: Poetry, Cattle Market Plans, And Tree Lights       

Town Council Round-Up: Poetry, Cattle Market Plans, And Tree Lights

The town council tackles a range of issues, but a discussion on the state of the markets will have to wait.
November 2013
Round-Up: Authors Condemn Library Cuts       

Round-Up: Authors Condemn Library Cuts

Authors react to the library cuts with dismay and outrage, as the consultation results come out and the final decision draws closer.
November 2013
Images From The Fourth Victorian Fayre       

Images From The Fourth Victorian Fayre

The 2013 annual Victorian Family Fayre featured stalls, entertainment, and dressing up.
October 2013
Town Council Round-Up: Will ELDC Rush To Sell The Cattle Market?       

Town Council Round-Up: Will ELDC Rush To Sell The Cattle Market?

The council debate bus routes, grants, car parking enforcement, and plans for the sale of the Louth Livestock Market.
October 2013
The 2013 Lovely Louth Presentation       

The 2013 Lovely Louth Presentation

Gardeners gathered at Sessions House to receive awards for their efforts.
October 2013
The Louth Area Committee: Young Americans, And The Bog Of Eternal Stench       

The Louth Area Committee: Young Americans, And The Bog Of Eternal Stench

The committee debates markets and the cattle market, and there is good news about the Gatherums. But there's no getting away from the stench.
October 2013
Round-Up: Library Petitions, The Biscathorpe Meeting, And Aldi Plans       

Round-Up: Library Petitions, The Biscathorpe Meeting, And Aldi Plans

Save Lincolnshire Libraries hands over thousands more petitions to LCC, Aldi reveals its plans, and residents gather to voice their concerns about an oil well proposed for Biscathorpe.
October 2013
400 March Against The Library Cuts       

400 March Against The Library Cuts

Bubbles, chanting, and the magic of literature came to Lincoln, as protesters demanded that the county council rethink its plans to cut library services.
September 2013
Louth Area Committee Holds A Crisis Meeting On Libraries       

Louth Area Committee Holds A Crisis Meeting On Libraries

Jonathan Platt answered questions from concerned residents and councillors about the county council's proposals to slash the library service.
September 2013
Southern Gateway Meets Hostile Reception       

Southern Gateway Meets Hostile Reception

Residents and councillors criticised revised plans for 970 homes off Legbourne Road.
September 2013
Council Round-Up: Cattle Market Democracy, Ancient Titles, And Community Radio       

Council Round-Up: Cattle Market Democracy, Ancient Titles, And Community Radio

The town council stand up for the rights of local people to have a say in the future of their cattle market.
September 2013
Council Round-Up: Wind Farms And Flood Risks       

Council Round-Up: Wind Farms And Flood Risks

The town council deliberate over green issues, skate park noise, and plans for houses on flood-prone land.
August 2013
This Is Not A Library Consultation       

This Is Not A Library Consultation

LCC attempt to hold a consultation exercise on the library cuts. This is an almost perfect example of how to make people feel disenfranchised and ignored.
July 2013
Outrage At Cattle Market Meeting       

Outrage At Cattle Market Meeting

People gathered to discuss the future of the cattle market, amidst fears that ELDC are about to sell this town asset to supermarket developers.
July 2013
Pictures From The 2013 Run For Life       

Pictures From The 2013 Run For Life

People raced through Louth in the annual event in aid of Cancer Research UK. Every year the costumes seem to get wackier.
July 2013
Lindsey Patchworkers Exhibition Preview       

Lindsey Patchworkers Exhibition Preview

The Lindsey Patchworkers display their quirky and eye-catching handiwork at the Cyril Turner Community Hall in Ludford.
June 2013
Armed Robbery In Eastgate       

Armed Robbery In Eastgate

Police search the town after an attempted armed robbery on a jewellers.
June 2013
The Second Annual Bike Night       

The Second Annual Bike Night

Pictures from Louth Bike Night, organised by Louth and District Lions.
June 2013
Festival of the Bees 2013       

Festival of the Bees 2013

Find out more about bees during Louth's first festival to celebrate these essential pollinators.
May 2013
Annual Town Meeting: Bees, Festivals, And The Death Of Louth       

Annual Town Meeting: Bees, Festivals, And The Death Of Louth

The town council made its annual report, and the Mayor presented charity awards. But whilst some exciting festivals are in the pipeline, parking charges could put a dampener on all of them.
May 2013
Louth Civic Parade Ends In Madness       

Louth Civic Parade Ends In Madness

The annual civic parade marched through the town centre.
April 2013
Round-Up: Chief Constable Suspended, Books, and Movies       

Round-Up: Chief Constable Suspended, Books, and Movies

Neil Rhodes has been suspended, but we have no idea what he has done, if anything. Luckily there are two books and a show to keep us entertained while we speculate.
February 2013
Council Round-Up: Mayoral Selection, Zero Degrees, And Watts Lane       

Council Round-Up: Mayoral Selection, Zero Degrees, And Watts Lane

The council expresses concerns about the state of Watts Lane, and learns the true cost of the Zero Degrees festival.
February 2013
Town Council Round-up: Grants Presentation And Parade Debate       

Town Council Round-up: Grants Presentation And Parade Debate

Community groups benefit from funding awards, and the council debates how to spend the budget for the annual civic parade.
February 2013
Round-Up: A Major Blaze, Zero Degrees, And An Autism Group       

Round-Up: A Major Blaze, Zero Degrees, And An Autism Group

Fire crews are called to a print works at Bolingbroke Road.
February 2013
Round-Up: Gay Marriage, An Autism Group, And Street Signs       

Round-Up: Gay Marriage, An Autism Group, And Street Signs

Our local MP casts his vote in the controversial new bill on gay marriage. But how many people will be affected?
February 2013
Studio 21 Opens Its Doors       

Studio 21 Opens Its Doors

A new facility helping people with disabilities to live independently and achieve their potential.
January 2013
Town Council Opposes Ambulance Station Closures       

Town Council Opposes Ambulance Station Closures

The town partnership wants a manager, and the council wants EMAS to change its plans.
December 2012
Town Council Round-Up: Widening Church Street, and Two Kinds of Stink       

Town Council Round-Up: Widening Church Street, and Two Kinds of Stink

Will Church Street get widened? Will the smell on Legbourne Road ever go away? And did the Louth Area Committee really break out into a mud fight as soon as I left?
November 2012
Council Round-Up: Cars, Parking and EMAS Horror Stories       

Council Round-Up: Cars, Parking and EMAS Horror Stories

Safety concerns took centre stage as the council debated traffic dangers, car parking, and life-threatening ambulance response times.
November 2012
Round-Up: Ark Collections, TRR, Police Crime Commissioners, and a Christmas Show       

Round-Up: Ark Collections, TRR, Police Crime Commissioners, and a Christmas Show

The Ark set up new collection points, Tanzania gets medicine and water, and new PCCs are up for election.
October 2012
The Council Discuss Fears About Louth Ambulance Station       

The Council Discuss Fears About Louth Ambulance Station

Jackie Featherstone updates the council on the town's impending grim meathook future.
October 2012
The 2012 Victorian Family Fayre       

The 2012 Victorian Family Fayre

The third annual Victorian Family Fayre was bigger, better, and thanks to George Horton camper than ever before.
October 2012
Round-Up: Bees, Apples, and the REAL Initiative       

Round-Up: Bees, Apples, and the REAL Initiative

A day for apples, a month for bees, and however long it takes until the money runs out for local renewable energy.
October 2012
Round-Up: The Victorian Fayre, Wolds Words, Ambulances and Cycling       

Round-Up: The Victorian Fayre, Wolds Words, Ambulances and Cycling

The autumn promises a glut of exciting cultural events. Meanwhile the town risks losing its ambulance station as local provision comes under scrutiny.
September 2012
Residents Say No To Fulmar Drive Development       

Residents Say No To Fulmar Drive Development

Residents living near a proposed development of 149 houses gathered to air their concerns about traffic levels, flooding, the environmental impact and more.
September 2012
Round-Up: Lovely Louth, Christmas Crib Kerfuffle, and More on Fulmar Drive       

Round-Up: Lovely Louth, Christmas Crib Kerfuffle, and More on Fulmar Drive

Green fingered residents get prizes, Fulmar Drive upsets neighbouring residents, and it's already time to think about Christmas.
September 2012
Round-Up: Awards, Paralympic Weightlifters, and a Pink Invasion       

Round-Up: Awards, Paralympic Weightlifters, and a Pink Invasion

The Egyptian Paralympic weightlifters got a warm welcome, but we should be giving impatiens glandulifera the cold shoulder.
August 2012
The Olympic Torch Relay Roadshow       

The Olympic Torch Relay Roadshow

The London 2012 torch relay brought colour and spectacle to Louth, and a certain sausage fanatic out of the woodwork.
June 2012
Sausagegate: The Reek Of Desperation       

Sausagegate: The Reek Of Desperation

Mayor Jill Makinson-Sanders causes a stir with her sausage costume.
June 2012
The 2012 Run For Life       

The 2012 Run For Life

Going bananas (and zebras, firemen, jesters and other carnival outfits) in aid of Cancer Research.
June 2012
Round-up: Zero Degrees, Animal Rescue and the LSGC Open Day       

Round-up: Zero Degrees, Animal Rescue and the LSGC Open Day

A plea for help from the Ark, and Louth's summer festivals are all set for re-branding.
June 2012
Mayor Plans To Dress As Sausage       

Mayor Plans To Dress As Sausage

Looking for a slice of that food town pie.
May 2012
Round-up: A Singing Group, Green Audit and Jubilee Displays       

Round-up: A Singing Group, Green Audit and Jubilee Displays

Jubilee June will be red, white, and blue, and possibly a little bit green.
May 2012
2012 Louth Town Meeting       

2012 Louth Town Meeting

The annual town meeting saw town finances and the impact of the Localism Bill explained.
April 2012
Louth Festival Of Conservation       

Louth Festival Of Conservation

The festival is both a celebration of local history and an encouragement to get involved in making sure our historic buildings stay in good repair.
April 2012
Round-up: Glitnir, HealthWatch, and a Swimming Gala       

Round-up: Glitnir, HealthWatch, and a Swimming Gala

An Icelandic bank pays up, and health care services come under scrutiny.
March 2012
School Bus Crashes       

School Bus Crashes

I warned the Transport Services Group about long journey times months ago.
February 2012
NHS Foundation Trust Consultation       

NHS Foundation Trust Consultation

People will get a say in how local health services are run.
January 2012
2011 Christmas Craft Market       

2011 Christmas Craft Market

The market organised by Louth Lions featured all kinds of crafts and local creativity.
December 2011
Round-up: Children in Need, the Town Guide and Solar Panels       

Round-up: Children in Need, the Town Guide and Solar Panels

Planning decisions mean ELDC is moving nearer to generating its own electricity. But will it get a good deal for taxpayers?
November 2011
Town Council Election Results       

Town Council Election Results

The people have spoken in the by-election for North Holme and St. Michael's. Well, some of them have.
November 2011
LSGC Painting Competition       

LSGC Painting Competition

Members of the strategy games club compete for the title of the best model painter at their Halloween party.
November 2011
Victorian Family Fayre A Resounding Success       

Victorian Family Fayre A Resounding Success

Nostalgia rules as Ludensians hark back to the days of corsets and consumption.
October 2011
2011 Wolds Words Programme Revealed       

2011 Wolds Words Programme Revealed

The annual literature festival features a range of performances, talks and workshops.
September 2011
Lovely Louth Presentation       

Lovely Louth Presentation

Keen gardeners step up to receive their awards at Sessions House.
September 2011
Round-up: Raised Beds, Resignation and Taxi Ranks       

Round-up: Raised Beds, Resignation and Taxi Ranks

The council eyes new projects, the future of the Town Hall comes under the spotlight, and one councillor bows out.
July 2011
Lindsey Patchworkers Celebrate Their 30th Anniversary       

Lindsey Patchworkers Celebrate Their 30th Anniversary

Craftwork goes on display to raise money for lifesaving charities.
July 2011
Louth Run For Life 2011       

Louth Run For Life 2011

The annual run to raise money for cancer research was hot and sticky, but as colourful as ever.
June 2011
Local Groups Benefit From Council Cheques       

Local Groups Benefit From Council Cheques

A host of local organisations get cash to help them keep going.
May 2011
Community Food In The Gatherums       

Community Food In The Gatherums

Volunteers turn the Gatherums into a tasty, organic haven to promote the benefits of growing your own food.
May 2011
Round-up: Apathy, Scams and Bugs       

Round-up: Apathy, Scams and Bugs

Natural beauty faces off against the ugly side of technology in the battle for our attention.
May 2011
Round-up: Swimming Pool Sale and Local Elections       

Round-up: Swimming Pool Sale and Local Elections

Debate over the money from the sale of the old pool in the lead up to local elections in May.
April 2011
Tattoo Parlour Raises £500 for Birthmark Charity       

Tattoo Parlour Raises £500 for Birthmark Charity

Dominic Ball, DJ Stonesy, Dirty Riot and Trip to the Roses play at this body art benefit gig.
March 2011
Round-up: Red Nose Day, Earth Hour, Zumba and Banning The Council       

Round-up: Red Nose Day, Earth Hour, Zumba and Banning The Council

Red Nose Day and Earth Hour events, and a couple of new groups forming.
March 2011
Save Our Schools objects to plans for a Louth Academy       

Save Our Schools objects to plans for a Louth Academy

What are the arguments against merging Louth schools into a mega-academy?
February 2011
Council Buy £200 000 Building       

Council Buy £200 000 Building

Louth Town Council buy new digs and thumb their noses at the belt-tightening zeitgeist.
February 2011
Wolds Words Programme Announced       

Wolds Words Programme Announced

The 10th annual literature festival promises an exciting range of events for book lovers.
September 2010
Princess Anne Opens the Meridian Leisure Centre       

Princess Anne Opens the Meridian Leisure Centre

Local councillors show off the new centre as crowds flock to see the royal visitor.
July 2010
2010 Run For Life       

2010 Run For Life

In spite of baking heat runners from around the area packed the town centre to support a good cause.
June 2010
Morris Dancers Come To Louth       

Morris Dancers Come To Louth

Traditional dancers kick it up at the Fish Shambles to promote an event at the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway.
June 2010
Lidl Proposes New Store at Tattershall Way       

Lidl Proposes New Store at Tattershall Way

The discount retailer reveals its plans in a public consultation.
March 2010
Proposal to turn Louth Swimming Pool into a Skate Park Multiplex       

Proposal to turn Louth Swimming Pool into a Skate Park Multiplex

Can the old pool be redeveloped for the benefit of the town's youth?
February 2010
Winter Weather Pictures       

Winter Weather Pictures

Snow and ice scenes from around the town.
January 2010
2008 Christmas Craft Market       

2008 Christmas Craft Market

Fine weather encouraged crowds to come and soak up the party atmosphere of the annual Christmas Market on December 7th.
December 2008
Princess Anne Opens Wolds College       

Princess Anne Opens Wolds College

Princess Anne opened the new Wolds College on North Holme Road on Tuesday, 2nd December.
December 2008
Sainsburys Lays Out Its Plans For A Charles Street Store       

Sainsburys Lays Out Its Plans For A Charles Street Store

The supermarket is soliciting opinions on its proposals for a new store near the centre of town.
November 2008
A Charitable Trust For Hubbard       

A Charitable Trust For Hubbard's Hills?

With major costs forecast, who will bear the burden of maintenance and restoration of the town's beauty spot?
October 2008
Urban Explorers Target Local Derelict Buildings       

Urban Explorers Target Local Derelict Buildings

People are risking injury by trespassing in unsafe buildings in the Louth area.
October 2008
Third Annual Run For Life       

Third Annual Run For Life

Cancer Research UK is set to benefit from a strong turnout for Louth's annual fun run.
July 2008
Earthquake Hits North Lincolnshire       

Earthquake Hits North Lincolnshire

Tremors are felt across the town as North Lincolnshire is rocked by the biggest earthquake to affect the UK since 1984.
February 2008
Flood Sirens Sound       

Flood Sirens Sound

The flood warning sirens sounded once more, as the Environment Agency issued a Flood Warning for the river Lud and the Louth Canal.
January 2008
2007 Christmas Craft Market       

2007 Christmas Craft Market

The 2007 Christmas Craft Market was opened by Look North presenter Hannah Moffat and featured a wide range of craft and charity stalls.
December 2007
Christmas Lights Are Switched On       

Christmas Lights Are Switched On

The 2007 switching-on ceremony was wet but well-attended.
November 2007
Oxfam Goes Plastic Bag Free       

Oxfam Goes Plastic Bag Free

The Louth charity shop will charge for plastic bags in order to help the environment.
November 2007
Post Office Protesters Pass The Parcel       

Post Office Protesters Pass The Parcel

Campaigners stage a musical protest in the centre of town about the proposed Post Office closures.
November 2007
Public Meeting About Louth Post Offices       

Public Meeting About Louth Post Offices

Residents gathered in the Town Hall to voice their grievances about proposed Post Office closures.
October 2007
Newmarket Post Office Vigil       

Newmarket Post Office Vigil

Campaigners gathered outside Newmarket Post Office to stage a vigil in protest against its plans to close it in the New Year.
October 2007
Public Meeting About the Summer Floods       

Public Meeting About the Summer Floods

Louth residents met with the authorities responsible for drainage, waterways and flood prevention.
October 2007
More Pictures of Flooding       

More Pictures of Flooding

Further images from the disastrous summer flooding in Louth.
June 2007
Flooding hits Louth       

Flooding hits Louth

Severe flood warnings are issued for the Louth Canal and the river Lud.
June 2007
Storms Hit Louth       

Storms Hit Louth

Louth saw plenty of damage as storms hit on January 18th.
January 2007
The 2006 Wolds Words Festival       

The 2006 Wolds Words Festival

Louth was the venue for the Wolds Words Festival of reading, writing and performance over the weekend of 19th to the 22nd of October.
October 2006
40s Re-enactment Weekend at the Glasshouse Cafe near Tattershall Bridge       

40s Re-enactment Weekend at the Glasshouse Cafe near Tattershall Bridge

The Glasshouse Caf? and Craft shop was the venue for a 1940s re-enactment on the weekend of the 23rd and the 24th of September.
September 2006


 


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