Author Archives: Åsmund Løvdal

Candidate interview: Ross Pepper (Lib Dem)

The Liberal Democrats are in for a beating, if the polls are to be believed. However they are likely to hold several seats and might be part of a new coalition after the General Election. Their candidate in Lincoln, Ross Pepper, says liberal politics still have an important role to play.

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Candidate interview: Elaine Smith (TUSC)

Standing for the radical left party TUSC (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition), Elaine Smith’s number one mission is to end austerity, and secondly, to bring about socialism.

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Candidate interview: Lucy Rigby (Labour)

Over the last few decades, the race for the Lincoln seat has been close. In this General Election, Labour candidate Lucy Rigby is the bookies favourite, but not with any huge margin.

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Candidate interview: Helen Powell

The candidate from Lincolnshire Independents might shun traditional and “tribal” party politics, but she is crystal clear on the values shaping her views.

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LIVEBLOG: The Lincoln Debate

We will be live blogging from tonight’s big debate here at the Lincoln Performing Arts Center. Starting in 30 min.   [liveblog]

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Candidate interview: Nick Smith (UKIP)

Nick Smith, the United Kingdom Independence Party’s (UKIP) prospective parliamentary candidate for Lincoln chats with The Linc about hydrogen technology and how the EU is like the Soviet Union.

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Interview: Lock Up Laura on their second album

local Lincoln band Lock Up Laura

Lincoln rockers Lock up Laura will release their second album next week. The Linc caught up with Liam Giles (bass) and Aaron Hall (lead guitar) for en exclusive interview about the band’s latest endeavour.

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Register to vote, just a few hours left!

The deadline to register your name on the electoral rolls expires at midnight. If you are not registered, you can`t vote on May 7.

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Steep Hill to get bicycle lift

Tired of dragging your bicycle up the hill? New plans to install a specially designed bicycle lift have been officially announced.

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View the solar eclipse without damaging your eyes

This Friday we will be able to observe a solar eclipse, but don’t put your eyesight at risk. According to Phil Norton of the Lincoln Astronomical Society, staring at the sun is incredibly dangerous.

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