Author Archives: Jon Ashby

Lincoln student petitions to change blood donation rules

A petition has been set up by a University of Lincoln student to change the rules concerning the eligibility of homosexual and bisexual men donating blood.

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New research suggests flu vaccinations could reduce risk of stroke

Having the seasonal vaccination against influenza could reduce the risk of stroke in the same flu season by 24%, researchers have found.

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Police warning over Royal Mail scam

Police are urging people to be wary of emails purporting to be from the Royal Mail after a malicious scam email has been discovered.

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Are sports putting players at risk of long term brain damage?

It’s the 77th minute of Tottenham’s match against Everton, and Everton striker Romelu Lukaku is chasing down a long ball.

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Fire Brigades Union set to strike

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service. Photo: Cl1kr via Flickr

In a protest against government plans regarding pensions, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) are set to strike next month. Jon Ashby reports. The coalition government is putting forward plans for firefighters to work until the age of 60. However, the FBU has stressed that it is unfair to expect firefighters to have to work until […]

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Organised crime gangs target Lincoln clubs

Police have made an urgent appeal for information following the theft of five mobile phones at the Moda Warehouse Party on Saturday 19th October.

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The Great Debate Tour comes to Lincoln

The Great Debate Tour at the University of Lincoln. Photo: Femi Awoyemi

As part of a celebration of diversity and heritage, the Great Debate Tour, one of the largest debating forums in the country, rolled into Lincoln on 10th October.

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Simpson predicts an open game

Following back to back draws against Nuneaton and Tamworth, Lincoln City boss Gary Simpson is expecting Saturday’s opponents Aldershot to pose a different kind of threat to what the Imps have recently faced. Simpson ready for open game.

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Lincoln fall to disappointing home defeat

A Chris McPhee header five minutes before half-time was enough to end an uninspiring Lincoln’s 100% home record and give Salisbury their first away win of the season.

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Lincoln City: Reasons to be hopeful

It has once again been a summer of change for Lincoln City. Seven players have departed from the Imps this summer, while no fewer than ten players have made Sincil Bank the next step in their professional careers. The difference this season to previous seasons however? Hope.

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