Author Archives: Sam Hewitt

University library collected £8,000 in fines last year, according to new figures

Around £8,000 has been collected by the University of Lincoln library in fines in 2017, according to information obtained by The Linc.

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Universities Minister calls for free speech to be ‘actively promoted’ on university campuses

The Minister of State for Universities and Science, Sam Gyimah, has said he will ensure that the Charity Commission’s rules are ‘clear and don’t discourage student unions from hosting controversial speakers’ in a move to protect free speech at universities.

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University professor “opposes” pardoning the suffragettes as UK celebrates 100 years since women got the vote

A history professor at the University of Lincoln opposes calls to pardon the suffragettes, as the UK celebrates a century since women were given the right to vote.

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Lincoln mother and daughter to trek Everest for St Barnabas Hospice

A Lincoln lady and her daughter are raising money in memory of their dad and grandad this March, with a trek to Everest Base Camp.

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Lincoln City make history as they beat Chelsea U21’s on penalties to reach the Checkatrade Trophy final

Lincoln City beat Chelsea’s youngsters 4-2 on penalties after drawing 1-1 in 90 minutes to reach the Checkatrade Trophy final at Wembley on a historic night at Sincil Bank.

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University defends academic degrees over claim that graduates receive “paltry returns”

The University of Lincoln have responded to claims made by the chairman of the Education Select Committee that many graduates receive “paltry returns”.

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Late rally as Lincoln City earn stoppage time draw against promotion rivals Swindon Town

A stoppage time equaliser earned Lincoln City a draw against fellow play-off chasers Swindon Town in a frantic game at Sincil Bank.

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LGBT History Month launches on campus

Staff and students are being encouraged to celebrate LGBT History Month from tomorrow as the Brayford campus readies to fly rainbow flags.

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Lincoln MP ‘not supportive’ of Walk-In Centre closure

Karen Lee MP says she doesn’t support the closure of Lincoln’s Walk-In Centre because it means “downgrading of the health provision my constituents will be able to access.”

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Karen Lee MP reacts as Galliford Try appointed to continue Lincoln Eastern Bypass works

Carillion logo text on a metal gate.

The company which built the £4.5m pedestrian footbridge over Lincoln High Street level crossing has been appointed to build the eastern bypass after Carillion went into liquidation. Galliford Try has been appointed to oversee the bypass project and arrangements have begun to resume work as soon as possible. Karen Lee MP and Shadow Minister for […]

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