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Student burglaries in Lincoln on the rise

Lincolnshire Police say that about 25 per cent of burglaries are a direct result of leaving doors and windows open. Photo: Ian Britton

New figures have revealed that student burglaries in Lincoln are increasing. John Fernandez found out more.

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Problems with Lighthouse? Sorry, “no proven complaints”

Lighthouse is one of several accommodation providers that students have had issues with. Photo: Jonathan Cresswell

Students are often quick to complain about the standard of accomodation in the city, but with so many complaints, who is responsible for poor quality places still being recommended?

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Fully booked: Why there’s no rooms left in Lincoln

They say there's no place like home - but right now there's no place for many to go. Photo: Jonathan Cresswell

Having trouble finding somewhere to live? The University of Lincoln has booked half of the student rooms in the city – but told the companies not to say they were short on space to avoid panic.

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Accommo-gedden: the light shines on Lighthouse Property Services

Some students are alleging Lighthouse Property Services offered a poor service. Photo: Shane Croucher

Lighthouse Property Services is one of the leading student accommodation providers in Lincoln, but an investigation by The Linc reveals allegations of appalling practice by the company.

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Lighthouse to offer tenants city-wide wireless Internet

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Students in Lighthouse properties will be able to get a wireless Internet service which they can use across Lincoln city.

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Student accommodation — the worst offenders

A rise by 22% in accommodation prices have raised concerns with student organisations. Photo: Samuel Cox

An investigation by The Linc has revealed unsatisfactory standards of student accommodation in Lincoln. Univerisity of Lincoln students feel let down by approved accommodation companies.

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