Theories and practicals with science convention at The Deepings School

About 80 teachers spent a Saturday back at school to pick up ideas on how to make science come to life for their students.

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Restaurant and flats planned for prominent Stamford venue

A prominent Grade II-listed building in the heart of Stamford is to be given a new lease of life as a restaurant and four flats.

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Gold medal performance from Oakham Ales

Oakham Ales took a Gold and a bronze medal at the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) East Regional Independent Beer Competition.

GALILEO STATISTICS: PC Nick Willey, rural and wildlife crime officer, with Chief Inspector Jim Tyner and a drone available to hunt hare coursers across South Holland.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Ton of trouble at start of hare coursing season in South Holland

There have exactly 100 reports of hare coursing across the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian news area in the last four weeks, according to Lincolnshire Police.

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Argos creates more than 10,000 Christmas jobs

High street retailer Argos is to recruit more than 10,000 seasonal staff to work in its stores over the busy Christmas period.

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Martha's skin after using the wipes.

Mums call for Aldi to recall ‘sensitive’ baby wipes after children’s allergic reaction

A mum is demanding Aldi recall baby wipes after her two-year-old daughter suffered a horrific rash - which looked like severe sunburn.

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Shortlist for the Select Lincolnshire Awards has been announced

Local businesses in the running for Select Lincolnshire Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards 2016

This year’s shortlisted businesses have been announced for the Select Lincolnshire, Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2016, taking place on the evening of Tuesday 11 October.

Richard Lord, who took over as head teacher of The Deepings School on September 1.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Head teacher pledges to make The Deepings School ‘consistently good’

The new head teacher of The Deepings School has pledged to make it ‘a consistently good school for teaching and learning”.

B&Q recall

B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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Number Crunchers, from left, Philip Bryan, Michael Sellars, Gemma Frost, Carl Knights and Trevor Hargrave.

Testing times as Spalding’s Number Crunchers seek to beat TV’s Eggheads

A clever team of accountants from Spalding is about to take on one of television’s toughest challenges.

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What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo users

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted to a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the finger at a “state-sponsored actor”.

Chip the Robotic Dog

Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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The team at Smith Eliot Financial Management Ltd.

Oakham-based financial management company opens office in Stamford as workload grows

A financial management company in Oakham is exapnding and creating jobs with the opening of an office in Stamford.

Mary Berry

Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off - but Paul Hollywood will stay as host

Mary Berry has this morning, Thursday, quit Great British Bake Off after show’s move to Channel 4, saying she will stay with BBC out of “loyalty”

Augean chief executive Dr Stewart Davies.

Healthy future for King’s Cliffe hazardous waste site despite fall in UK disposal of low level radioactive material

A hazardous waste centre at King’s Cliffe still has a strong future despite a drop in the amount of low level nuclear material that it has to handle, bosses have pledged.

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World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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TV personality Gloria Hunniford will be guest speaker at Peterboroughs Ladies Lunch.

TV personality to star at Peterborough Ladies Lunch to help fight against breast cancer

Businesswomen are being invited to take a Friday afternoon break to help raise vital funds for breast care in Peterborough.

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Food watchdog bans cheesemaker’s whole output over E.coli fears

A food watchdog has said its recall of all cheese from a producer linked to an E.coli outbreak is justified as it revealed two new cases are being investigated.

Time to change your password?

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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