Make your will free of charge this May in support of St Barnabas Hospice

During May this year, St Barnabas Hospice have partnered with local Solicitor firms to give Lincolnshire residents the chance to make or amend their Will free of charge. Read more

Andrew & Co Solicitors Builds Strength in Numbers

Following a successful start to the year Andrew & Co Solicitors has appointed two new staff, further strengthening its Wills & Estate Planning and Employment & Dispute Resolution teams respectively. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Crofts

We’re continuing our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners, this week it’s Crofts Estate Agents. Read more

East Midlands businesses have just one week left to enter the Innovation 50

Businesses from across the East Midlands are being urged to act fast to enter the Midlands Innovation 50, an in-depth index of the region’s most forward-thinking companies led by law firm Mills & Reeve. Read more

LIFESAVERS WANTED: Lincoln Residents Urged to Register as Potential Blood Stem Cell Donors

Peter McCleave was diagnosed with Myeloma and is urgently searching for his lifesaver - appealing for people in the local area to register as a potential blood stem cell donor with blood cancer charity, DKMS. Read more

Civil & structural engineer BSP Consulting makes senior appointments

Two professionals who have spent all or the majority of their careers at East Midlands civil and structural engineering firm BSP Consulting have been promoted to senior roles at the company. Read more

BCC: Small businesses don’t see UK tax system as level playing field

Our survey of over 1,000 firms from across the UK, found that nearly three-fifths (58%) of respondents think that the UK tax regime is unfair to businesses like theirs. Read more

New Drive-Thru Coffee Plan Brewing

Lincolnshire Co-op is applying for planning permission from the City of Lincoln Council to build the drive-thru and coffee shop facility on the corner of Wragby Road and Outer Circle Road in Lincoln. Read more

BCC comments on inflation figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the inflation statistics for March 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Brackenborough Hall Couch House

The catch up with past East Lindsey Business Award winner continues this week, and this time we’re taking a look at Brackenborough Hall Coach House, which won the Accommodation Provider of the Year Award in 2018. Read more

New look Farmers and Craft Market Launch Success!

More than twenty traders joined the line up at the newly re-launched Farmers’ and Craft market on Gainsborough’s Market Street on Saturday – and the crowds and sunshine turned out to support them. Read more


Thousands of people are expected to flood to Lincoln Cathedral next month for the return of Spark Festival, a free three-day event (3 – 5 May) which celebrates Lincolnshire’s excellence in engineering. Read more

Bransby Horses Head is awarded HAPPA Ken Cranage Memorial Award

Ryan Rouse from Bransby Horses Rescue and Welfare was named winner of a special award for Services to Equine Welfare. The award was created in memory of Ken Cranage, who was the well-respected President of HAPPA. Read more

BCC: Labour market in good order but challenges remain

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the labour market figures for April 2019, published today by the ONS. Read more

LSH announced as Headline Sponsor for 2020 Greater Lincolnshire Construction & Property Awards

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) are the FIRST agent to headline sponsor the Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards since its birth nearly four years ago. Read more

Keeping Up The Pace - Banks Long & Co

Lincoln-based Chartered Surveyor Banks Long & Co is celebrating being named Lincolnshire’s Most Active Agent 2019 by the respected industry journal Estates Gazette, for the third year running. Read more

Award Leisure announced as headline sponsor of Chamber Charity Golf Day 2019

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce are delighted to announce Award Leisure as headline sponsor for their third annual Charity Golf Day event, raising funds for YMCA Lincolnshire. Read more

BCC comments on Article 50 extension

“For most businesses, the ‘flextension’ agreed by the European Council will be preferable to deadlines that are repeatedly moved forward at the last possible moment. Read more

Allen Signs apprentice success!

Signage and printing specialists Allen Signs are proud to announce that their sales apprentice Chloe Wiggs has won Sales apprentice of the year through The Grimsby Institute. Read more

R G Carter continues to build a strong future in Lincolnshire

Construction firm, R G Carter, has celebrated a successful year of projects in Lincolnshire, by expanding to a new office at Lincoln Business Park. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Hunts Coaches

We’re continuing our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners, this week it’s the turn of Hunts Coaches who took home the Independent Retailer of the Year Award last year. Read more

Developing the Baristas of the Future

If you are 16-30 and interested in a career as a Barista the Prince’s Trust and Stokes Tea & Coffee are offering an exciting opportunity to work and train in the hospitality sector. Read more

Gainsborough gears up for special summer festival

A fantastic weekend of gardening and foodie fun is being planned in Gainsborough this June with activities taking place across the town on Friday June 7th to Sunday June 9th Read more

BSP Consulting wins Professional Services Award

Civil and structural engineering firm BSP Consulting has triumphed at the East Midlands Business Masters Awards, winning top slot in the Professional Services Award category. Read more

Gainsborough Farmers' Market to Re-launch in New Location

Gainsborough’s popular monthly Farmers’ and Craft Market is being re-launched next month – with a brand new location and a great line up of local traders. Read more

Celebrities back ‘Be a Brick’ campaign for Lincoln Drill Hall

Celebrities including Jason Donovan, Russell Watson, Jess Robinson and Fairport Convention have urged their fans to ‘Be a Brick’ and support Lincoln Drill Hall, which is facing a funding crisis. Read more

Sponsorship now open for the 2020 Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards

The FOURTH Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards are already underway and sponsorship opportunities are now officially open to businesses. Read more

BCC: Business communities still have little sense of Brexit destination

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce comments on the Prime Minister's announcement she will seek to extend the Brexit deadline. Read more

Midlands Universities Invest Millions to Plug NHS Skills Gap

Midlands Enterprise Universities (MEU) – a consortium of six universities from across the region – is helping the NHS tackle one of the most pressing challenges in its 70-year history. Read more

Quarterly Economic Survey results represent a tale of two halves

Against a backdrop of a slowing economy, escalating Brexit uncertainty, and rises in business costs as the UK enters a new tax year, the latest results from the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey, represents a tale of two halves. Read more

Duncan & Toplis elects new member to management board

East Midlands accountancy practice Duncan & Toplis has elected a new member to its management board. Mark Taylor will be joining the management board in April. Read more

Inspirational Leader Wins Civic Honour

University of Lincoln Vice-Chancellor Professor Mary Stuart CBE – who has driven the University’s “stellar growth” over the past decade - is the winner of this year’s Lincoln Civic Award, to be presented on 4th April. Read more

Award Winners Celebrate Together

Inspiring colleagues from across Lincolnshire Co-op have been recognised with awards for providing valued services, working in their communities and looking for ways to make a positive difference. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus

With nominations for the 2019 East Lindsey Business Awards now open, over the next few weeks we’re catching up with some past winners to find out how winning in 2018 impacted their business. Railway Tavern at Aby took home the Best Place to Eat Award! Read more

James Paine’s first country house to be restored to original designs

The first country house designed by renowned Georgian architect, James Paine is to be restored using his original designs as part of an ambitious project to regenerate a historic rural estate. Read more

Lincolnshire’s finest food and drink producers to be celebrated at this year’s Revesby Country Fair

One of Lincolnshire’s oldest country fairs is back on Sunday 4th August 2019 with a celebration of Lincolnshire food and drink, and a world-famous headliner with a difference. Read more

Chamber members receive International Trade qualification

Three representatives from two local Chamber member businesses have gained a nationally recognised International Trade Operations and Procedures (ITOPS) qualification. Read more

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance Dispatched To Five Critically Ill Patients In One Day

The crew at Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance have seen one of their busiest days of the year so far after they were dispatched and flew to a total of five potentially life-threatening incidents in just twelve hours. Read more

Duncan & Toplis named “Best Large Practice” at regional accountancy awards

East Midlands based accountants, Duncan & Toplis continues a five-time winning streak at the ICAEW East Midlands Awards, being named "Best Large Practice" for 2019. Read more


Lincoln BIG today flew the flag for the future survival of the High Street, with an impromptu demonstration which captured the attention of people on their way to work! Read more

Lincolnshire Chamber support YMCA Lincolnshire as chosen golf day charity

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce has selected YMCA Lincolnshire as its charity to support for its annual Golf Day, taking place on Friday 28th June. Read more

BCC comments on inflation figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the inflation statistics for February 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics. Read more

DBS Internet Marketing Named East Midlands Employer of the Year

Web design and digital marketing company DBS Internet Marketing celebrates scooping Employer of the Year at the East Midlands heat of the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) Celebrating Business Awards. Read more

Businesses ‘tee’d’ up for the launch of Chamber Golf League

Friday 15th March kicked off the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce annual Business Golf League, held at Sleaford Golf Club, in conjunction with Bluecube. Read more

BCC Forecast: UK economy to falter further as Brexit uncertainty bites

The British Chambers of Commerce has today slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting growth of just 1.2% in 2019 (down from 1.3%) - the weakest growth in a decade. Read more

Aiming for Sky High Air Ambulance Support

Air ambulance crews save countless lives by reaching incidents within minutes to provide critical care, with no government funding. Now people are fundraising with Lincolnshire Co-op through its Community Champions scheme. Read more

Charted Surveyor Expands Again - Banks Long & Co

Award-winning Lincoln chartered surveyor Banks Long & Co has welcomed another professional to its busy Project Management team - Carl Fahy has joined the Westgate firm. Read more

ELBA 2019: Past winners share what winning meant to them

With the East Lindsey Business Awards returning for 2019, we hear from some of the winners from last year about what winning meant to them. Read more

BCC comments on Article 50 vote: Businesses still in the danger zone

“While most businesses will support an extension to Article 50 to avert the prospect of a messy and disorderly exit on the March 29th, with just two weeks to go this vote leaves firms with no real clarity on the future." Read more