30,000 more people now working in the East Midlands

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/DWP.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 7:10 — 6.6MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSRecently released figures from the Department for Work and Pensions show that thirty-five thousand more people are now working in the East Midlands. From February to April this year just under 75% of those aged 16 to 24 were in employment. A full breakdown of the figures…

Students in Lincoln to Celebrate Magna Carta

Students from Lincoln College will be hosting their own Great Magna Carta Weekend celebration to mark the 800th anniversary of the historic document. Saturday 13th June will see more than 30 students, tutors and staff from the College host a series of activities by Brayford Wharf North in the city. Students from the College will…

Actor Sir Christopher Lee passes away aged 93

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/CHRISTOPHERLEE.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 7:49 — 7.2MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS Famous for his roles in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies, the Star Wars saga and Dracula amongst others, Sir Christopher was a much loved and respected actor. Also known for his deep and distinctive voice, he sometimes took time off the screen to…

Lincoln Visitor Information Centre rewarded for excellence

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/VISITLINCOLN.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 4:15 — 3.9MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS The Lincoln Visitor Information Centre, which is set to be even busier than usual over the coming summer period, has been recently rewarded with a Certificate of Excellence from popular travel website Trip Advisor, who have given them a 4.5 rating out of 5. This follows…

City Poverty Work Earns Two National Awards

The Centre for Public Scrutiny has awarded the City of Lincoln Council with two awards for its efforts to reduce the effects of poverty in the city. The awards come after the council’s Community Leadership Scrutiny Committee held a two year review into the levels of poverty in the city. It found that one in…

Work Begins on New Home Building Scheme

The first bricks have been laid as part of the City of Lincoln Council’s plan to build 20 new homes in the area. The 20 bungalows are being built in Birchwood, just west of Lincoln, on land previously occupied by garages. It is hoped that their construction will help the council meet the growing demand for…