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April at Your Local Lincs

Happy New Year!

April 2024 at Your Local Lincs MagazineWait… what? You heard it. Care to sing Auld Lang Syne with us? No, this isn’t some strange April Fool’s joke (you can check out April’s YLL for plenty of those!), it’s the month that marks the start of the new financial year, of course. Unless you’re an accountant or tax collector, you might not be going hard on the celebrations, but there’s plenty of other stuff going on this month that may offer more excitement.

Yes, April may be known for tax, fools, and showers, but there’s also our patron saint to celebrate this month, National Shakespeare Day (on the same day), and lots of great days like International Pillow Fight Day on the 7th which must surely confirm that there’s a day for EVERYTHING these days?!

Usually around this time of year, it’s when everyone writes to you to tell you how much your bill is going up by. Well, fear not, dear advertisers; we have no such surprise for you here at YLL. In fact, we didn’t do this last April either. Our advertising rates remain the same again!

And what better reason do you need for taking the plunge if you’re considering an advertising campaign with us? This new financial year could be the year that your business really takes off as we get you in front of the 20,500+ homes and businesses in our area. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch via your preferred communication channel: email, telephone, social media, or in person. So many of our advertisers come back to us to say what a difference their adverts make so let’s make this a happy and prosperous new year for you!


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We’ve had the pleasure of working with Your Local Lincs for a couple of years now, and it’s been an absolute delight! Visitors to the mill frequently mention they found us in the magazine.

Rich and the team are great to work with and often pop along to our events to support us and take photos. Their professionalism, attention to detail and willingness to support local events and businesses are commendable, and truly appreciated.

From start to finish, they’ve demonstrated an understanding of our needs and consistently support us, bringing a level of passion and enthusiasm that is infectious.

Working with Your Local Lincs has been an enjoyable experience and we look forward to continuing our partnership in the future. Highly recommended!

Cogglesford Watermill Anne, NKDC Heritage Tourism and Marketing

Sleaford Town Council have been advertising with Your Local Lincs for approximately 8 years. We initially advertised to let people know about the rooms we had for hire at Sleaford Town Hall and this has progressed into us having a regular slot in the publication. We have a full news page every other month in Your Local Lincs and all our event posters are also published.

We definitely notice that residents of Sleaford and the surrounding villages are seeing what we publicise and we are also able to share the information on our social media pages using the magazine links on the Your Local Lincs website.

The publications each month are full of useful information and we would definitely recommend Your Local Lincs to anyone! The staff couldn’t be more helpful, friendly and communicative. What more could you wish for!

Sleaford Town Council Steph, Sleaford Town Council Admin Officer

Advertising in Your Local Lincs magazine has been an essential part of our marketing strategy in opening up a new Sleaford business. Response from advertising was almost immediate and played a vital part in getting us noticed in the area. The Accounts team were very flexible and helpful with their advice throughout the process.

Greensteps Podiatry Lara, Greensteps Podiatry

I couldn’t be happier, I launched my new craft business with Local Lincs at the start of 2021, and within the first 3 months of adverting it generated direct custom that paid for the whole 12 month package!

I would definitely recommend a full page to help a customer understand what you offer as a business, as I found as a niche craft business it has been invaluable to help my customers understand better what I can offer, and even attract those who would not have thought of using my craft skills before.

The team at Local Lincs are fantastic and will help to identify best placement for your advertising, advise on font and picture sizes so that your advert can be seen. They will also advise the best advertising timings through the year so you can maximise your advertising package with them.

The Book Professional

Every time I speak to customers they say they got my number from this magazine!

The advertising is working really well in the Local Lincs Magazine!

Flaxwell Plumbing Richard, Flaxwell Plumbing

“I decided to advertise my new business venture with Your Local Lincs, after only a few months, I am in a position where I am looking to expand the business in order to fulfill all the business that I am receiving.”

Hyperlincs Ian, Web designer

“It’s the best place to advertise – I think it’s brilliant! I don’t advertise anywhere else!”

Vintage Couture Jo, Owner

“As our main show room is not on the high street this publication acts as our shop window to the public.”

Flooring by Henton Richard

“We’ve advertised with Your Local Lincs since it first started and we have continued to find this the most successful form of advertising.”

Blinds by Henton Richard

“Advertising with Your Local Lincs pays for itself. People like to use a local tradesman and this is the best place to advertise in our area.”

DT Roofing & Property Services Dave Tebb
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“Our recent leafletting campaign with Your Local Lincs has been a great success, with many new PC Support customers and several businesses wanting new web sites. I will definitely be using Your Local Lincs to distrubute my leaflets next time”

Hyperlincs Ian Freeman, Hyperlincs Limited
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Recent Past Issues

Lincolnshire Action Trust Winter Clothing Appeal
Winter Clothing Donations

The work of Lincolnshire Action Trust is focused on the care, resettlement and rehabilitation of prisoners and those at risk of offending, as well as the welfare of their families and dependents. A significant number are released homeless and many do not have adequate clothing. To be able to walk out with the right clothing makes a huge difference. Every piece of clothing that is donated is gratefully received by the men, who don't have the means to buy anything for themselves.

Lincolnshire Action Trust Winter Clothing Appeal

If you have any men's winter clothes, shoes or boots that you would be happy to donate, please bring them to YLL HQ: 11 Pride Court, Pride Parkway, Sleaford, NG34 8GL. We are open Monday to Thursday 10am - 2pm. The items must be clean and in a bag, box or container that you no longer need.

Help equip men for life on the outside. Thank you.

Your Local Lincs Magazine is a high quality, compact magazine that bridges the gap between local newspapers and regional lifestyle magazines.

Printed in full colour throughout, it contains a range of interesting and relevant news and features about your local area. As well as providing a one-stop shop for useful information such as what’s on, community news and information.

Now in our 19th year, we have an impressive monthly distribution of over 20,000 homes and businesses. The magazine content has a bit of something for everyone.

Additionally, it provides suppliers of local goods and services with an affordable and effective means of advertising their services to the community. In turn our readers are encouraged to use retailers, suppliers and tradesmen from the local area, helping both the local economy and the environment in the process.

Our very competitive pricing enables local businesses to have a presence in a quality publication and to reach out to thousands of homes within a target area.

If you're a local business looking to get your name out there, give our office a call or visit our 'Advertise With Us' page. We will happily advise you on how we can help you promote your business to local people, with our prices starting from just £32.00+ VAT per issue.

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