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History brought to life at Midsummer Festival

History brought to life at Castle Bytham

Matchmaker of Stamford is set to close after 30 years
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Stamford bridal shop to close after 30 years

A bridal shop that initially started as a “retirement hobby” is set to close after 30 years of business in Stamford.

Bar manager, Malcolm Brown with licensees Carole Frith and Paul Frith. By Lee Hellwing.

Historic Stamford pub reopens after being battered by storm

A historic Stamford pub is set to reopen its doors after a storm caused £250,000 worth of damage to it.

Deepings Swimming Club
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Swimmers make a £7,500 splash!

Swimmers made a splash on Sunday to the tune of £7,500 which will be used to fund a new electronic timing board.

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As London Marathon approaches, these runners are raring to go

Two people from Stamford will be pounding the streets of the capital later this month for the London Marathon in aid of causes close to their hearts.

King's Cliffe working men's group Photo: Lee Hellwing

King’s Cliffe working men’s club members enjoy 10p pint to mark 50th anniversary

It’s not everyday you can buy a pint for 10p - but members of King’s Cliffe working men’s club got to enjoy exactly that.

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Stamford named second best place to live in UK in Sunday Times readers’ poll

It may not come as much of a surprise to many that live in the town but Stamford has been voted the second best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times readers.

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Lincolnshire Adoption Service is looking for new families to come forward and give loving homes to children in need.  Photo supplied.

Information night in Bourne for parents interested in adoption role

Lincolnshire Adoption Service is looking for new families to come forward and give loving homes to children in need.

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Space exploration at Woolsthorpe Manor. Pictured: Eddy Brown and Leo Worth

Space exploration at Woolsthorpe Manor

Woolsthorpe Manor was a star-gazer’s paradise during last week’s half-term break.

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Adam set to open garden school

Landscape designer and gardener Adam Frost will open his first ‘Garden School’ in March in the village of Barnack.

Lincolnshire Carers and Young Carers Partnership is reviewing its services over the coming months, with plans to relaunch its Young Carers Card.

Chance for youngsters to have say on caring

Young carers in South Holland and the Deepings are being invited to help shape the support they need in the county.


‘Foundling’ left in department store is determined to trace mum

On October 20, 1943, a tiny two-week-old baby boy was found abandoned in the Peter Robinson department store in central London.

Michele Anderson, Head Mistress at Spalding High School, with the School of the Yesr (Secondary) Award at the 2016 Lincolnshire Free Press/Spalding Guardian Education Awards at South Holland Centre, Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG101116-213TW.

South Lincolnshire grammar schools face ‘Titanic’ battles to balance books

A Spalding headmaster has branded changes to the way schools in the town and England are funded as a 
“rearrangement of deck chairs on the Titanic”.

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"Jessica was such a popular girl and had overcome so much," mother Dawn Ducker.  Photo supplied.

Jess Danby – a shining star taken from us before her prime

Jessica Danby (19), of Donington, had everything to live for and life had plenty to give her ahead of, and beyond, October 1, 2015.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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Visit Burghley House again and again with new added-value ticket

Regular visitors to Burghley House near Stamford will be able to take advantage of a new added-value ticket for 2017 - offering free return visits throughout the same year.

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Big crowds turnout for popular New Year hunt meets

Large crowds lined the streets to watch traditional New Year hunts which took place in Wansford and Melton on Monday.

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Big turnout at Melton New Year hunt meet

More than 50 riders took part in the traditional New Year hunt meet in Melton on Monday.

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