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6/4/11

Written by on 9th April 2011

Lincoln’s top stories on Wednesday 6th April.

Elections on May 5th

The Lincoln City Council is urging people to count at the elections on Thursday 5th May.

The count, which will be for both the election and the referendum, will take place from 10pm on the day at the Lincoln Drill Hall.

If you want to take part, further details are available on the Lincoln city Council website.

School campaigns for safer roads

Pupils at Witham St Hughs Primary School in Lincoln have been protesting with a zebra to campaign for a 20mph speed limit and a crossing at Warren Lane.

We spoke to Emily Moxon, spokesman at road charity ‘Brake’, on why she thinks this issue is important.

Former Radio 1 producer visits University of Lincoln

Former Radio 1 producer and visiting professor in radio and sound at the University of Lincoln, Trevor Dann, officially opened the Lincoln Sound Theatre on Wednesday.

The facility features the latest sound technology.

Alex Lewczuk spoke to Trevor Dann about the sound theatre.

“Quicker response” in Lincoln shops

Shops in Lincolns City centre are to receive QR codes or Quick Response codes to put in their windows to promote deals and offers.

These codes can be used by people with smart phones and work when they are scanned.

Siren FM took to the high street to gauge opinion on whether QR codes are a good idea.

Anyon returns off loan

Lincoln City goalkeeper Scott Anyon has returned from his loan at Morecambe after making only 4 appearances at the Globe Arena.

He featured in a reserve clash with Grimsby reserves which the City 2nd stringers won 3-0 due to 2 goals from Scott Spencer and 1 from Drewe Broughton.

The fixture also saw 29 year old trialist Adam Nowland handed a starting place, Nowland has played for Blackpool, Nottingham Forrest and West Ham.

Time running out for Joe Anderson

Joe Anderson, who has featured lately for City after being relatively ignored by Steve Tilson, has come out and said he may only have 6 games left as a Lincoln player.

Lately he has deputised at left back for the injured Stephen Hunt but he has said he wants to give manager Tilson a selection headache when Hunt returns to action.

Charity football tournament for Alan Gibbons Trust.

A group of University of Lincoln students have organised a football tournament to raise money for the Alan Gibbons Trust.

The tournament started at 5PM and runs until 8PM this evening at the sports centre.

Siren FM caught up with organiser John Purdy to find out more about the event.