Armistice Day commemorated in Lincoln

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/armistice.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:34 — 2.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSOne hundred years after World War One started, people in Lincoln gathered around the memorial on Lincoln High Street on 11 November 2014 to commemorate the end of it. Two minutes of silence were observed at 11 o’clock by cadets, service personnel, veterans and members of the…

Lincoln Business Improvement Group set to continue operating for another 5 years.

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/lincolnbig.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 5:08 — 4.7MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSIn the midsts of helping local businnesses prepare for the upcoming festive season, Lincoln BIG received some good news. 84% of their levy payers voted in favour of the group continuing to support them and operate in the city for another five years. Following the positive result, Lincoln…

The handling of floods in Lincolnshire is one of the best in the country

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/flooding.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:55 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSLincolnshire is at a lower risk of flooding than other parts of the country. A recent report released by the National Audit Office used Lincolnshire as a case study and promotes the county’s flood planning and response as best practice. It also highlights the work carried out by the county’s…

Lincoln people asked to avoid A&E

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/www.media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/hospital.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:00 — 933.0KB)Subscribe: Android | RSSLincoln County Hospital has issued a plea to the public to stay away from the Accident and Emergency Department unless their injuries are serious and life-threatening. Management at the Greetwell Road hospital say that staff are battling an overwhelming workload that could increase on Bonfire night. The…

Driving on East Midlands roads is dangerous

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/roadsafety.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 4:10 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSEast Midlands roads are the most dangerous in the country, according to a report by the national Road Safety Foundation. The risk of death or serious injury on the region’s roads is also almost twice that of neighbouring West Midlands which according to the report has the…

Hand in unwanted firearms without fear of prosecution

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/www.media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/amnesty.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 7:57 — 7.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSIf you own a firearm, or have found one that you don’t need, then for the next two weeks you can hand it in to the police anonymously and without fear of prosecution. Lincolnshire Police have launched an eleven day firearms amnesty campaign on 3 November 2014.…

From a newsroom to the back of a barber’s shop: the life of a foreign affairs producer

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/french.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 13:49 — 12.6MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSConflicts from across the world are a regular topic in the media, even more so with the current situation in the Middle East. But for us to be able to read, see or listen to this coverage, it takes brave people to go there and report it.…

Lincolnshire Children’s University

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/lcu.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 14:54 — 13.6MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThe Lincolnshire Children’s University was launched at 5pm on Friday 24 October, and Siren FM was there. The new university rewards young people for taking part in extra-curricular activities. And, graduation will include a full ceremony and gown. Various schools and venues in the area will offer classes…

Potential economic boom to Lincoln as it twins with second Chinese city

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/twinning.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:59 — 1.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThe city of Lincoln is already twinned with Neustadt an der Weinstrasse in Germany, Port Lincoln in Australia, Radomsko in Poland and Tangshan in China. As of Tuesday, it is also twinned with a second city in China, Nanchang, which has a population of over 5 million.…