http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/Laftas.mp3The LAFTAs celebrate the film-making exploits of 3 to 19 year-olds across the county and tonight is the annual award ceremony at the Engine Shed in Lincoln. Jim Broadbent will be in attendance as the patron of the event and will present two special awards. Siren News spoke to the Arts Service and Event Manager, […]
http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/acafferkey/onlincolnshire.mp3Social media is a tool used by many individuals, but businesses can still be slow to join the craze. Onlincolnshire, a project run by the Lincolnshire County Council and funded by the European Regional Development Fund, is aiming to change that. They are organising a series of free workshops to help local businesses get online and effectively use […]
http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/employment.mp3Unemployment is falling across the country. Following statistics released by the ONS, there’s some good news for the East Midlands. It’s been annouced that eighty three thousand more people are in work compared to the same time last year. Furthermore, the number of unemployed young people has fallen by over a quarter of a million, which is […]
http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/NickParker.mp3Lincoln civil service workers went on strike today, as part of industrial action taken by the Public and Commercial Services Union. The strike is due to last 24 hours. Kelly Pyart spoke to Lincoln TUC secretary, Nick Parker about the reasons for the strike.
http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/acessln6.mp3Two new park and bike sites have been set up in Lincoln to encourage cyclists into the city centre. The project run by Lincolnshire County Council’s ACCESS LN6 team, wants commuters to park outside of the city and cycle in. Those wanting to use the site at Burton waters must first obtain a parking permit […]
http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/Kate%20Monoxide.mp3Described as a silent-killer, Carbon Monoxide claims 40 lives a year in England and Wales but a campaign is looking to make having a Carbon Monoxide detector in your home, law. Listen to economist to Katie Faulkner about why this campaign is important above. To sign the petition, go to notoco.co.uk.
http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/garysimpson.mp3Following pressure from fans and media alike, Gary Simpson says he is delighted about the win at the weekend against Telford. A penalty from Sean Newton and a second from striker Ben Tomlinson was enough for the Imps to secure all three points. Listen above to see what Gary Simpson said after the game.
Labour has regained control of the City of Lincoln Council for the first time in four years after gaining an extra seat to gain a majority of 17. The Conservatives lost one seat and now hold 15 in the council whilst the Liberal Democrats were able to hold onto their one seat. The only change […]
Lincoln’s top stories on Tuesday 12th April. Plans for new marina in Lincolnshire Residents of Cherry Willingham in Lincolnshire have launched a campaign against plans to build a multi-million pound marina near their village. Although the new marina could boost the local economy and create jobs, residents are worried that the development could see their village become a […]
Lincoln’s top stories on Monday 11th April New plans for Brayford Warf Walking by the water could soon be much fancier. Plans today unveiled by Lincoln City Council include giving the Brayford Wharf better access for traffic and refurbishing empty buildings. Also included in the plans are the blue prints for more student accommodation. Siren FM’s […]