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Fundraiser a success for Rotary members

Crowds flocked to the 13th annual St George’s Beer Festival, organised by the Rotary Club of Sleaford Kesteven.

Lifestyle
Last year's Metheringham Airfield 1940s wartime weekend. L-R Dale Harbron and Tom Powell, members of North West 101st Airbourne living history group. EMN-170428-173921001

Two-day event to bring back the 1940s

The sights and sounds of the 1940s are set to be brought back into the present day near Sleaford this Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Sleaford triathlete Kerri completes debut marathon

It was the busiest weekend of the year for Tri3 Sleaford Triathlon Club with juniors and seniors competing across the region.

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NKDC has been recognised as having one of the best housing programmes in the country. EMN-170428-170107001

NKDC recognised as a top housing provider

North Kesteven District Council’s ambitious programme of improving and increasing social housing has been hailed as among the best in the country.

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Sleaford Town Runners hit the marathon trail

Sleaford Town Runners hit the marathon trail

A quartet of Sleaford Town Runners headed for London to tackle one of the world’s biggest marathons.

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James Waller-Davies

TV COLUMN: Little Boy Blue, Line of Duty, General Election

Columnist James Waller-Davies gives his view of some of the recent events on television...

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Sport.

BOSTON SATURDAY LEAGUE: Fixtures

Today’s matches...

Football
Liberal Democrat candidate Ross Pepper. EMN-170428-163052001

Liberal Democrats announce general election candidate for Sleaford and North Hykeham

The Liberal Democrats have announced that recent Sleaford and North Hykeham by election candidate Ross Pepper will be standing again in the constituency in the forthcoming general election.

Politics
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Sleaford Tennis Club remembers Syd

One of Sleaford Tennis Club’s most missed players, the late Syd Taffs, was warmly remembered at the club’s annual Syd TaffS Memorial Tournament.

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Appeal for help - Jennifer Pash needs volunteers to help make her disabled daughter and son-in-law's home fit to live in again. EMN-170428-112035001

Tragedy-hit family makes appeal for help to make house fit to live in again

A tragedy-hit Sleaford family affected by a freak accident who were helped by volunteers to make their home wheelchair-friendly are putting out a further appeal for help to finish the job before they can move back into the house.

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Sleaford man admits burglary and string of sex offences

A Sleaford man has admitted carrying out a burglary in the town and a string of sexual offences.

Crime
Coun Marion Brighton - stepping down. EMN-170703-131015001

Three local elections called as former Leader of NKDC steps down as councillor

Three further local elections and a neighbourhood planning referendum will take place on Thursday, June 8, alongside the General Election after two Conservative district councillors announced their resignations.

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Hospices, hospitals and care providers join forces to promote discussions about dying and bereavement

Seven health and social care organisations from across Lincolnshire, who are members of the Lincs and Borders End of Life Care Providers

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South Kyme boat gathering festival is back this weekend. EMN-170427-125130001

Three-day narrowboat festival at South Kyme this bank holiday weekend

Sleaford Navigation Trust are holding a Bank Holiday festival in South Kyme to celebrate 30 years since the opening of the Bottom Lock.

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Big Jig event raising funds for charity

The final ceilidh as part of the Big Jig for charity will be held at Carre’s Gramar School, in Sleaford.

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The scales of justice

Police officer had to leap out of the way of drunk driver - court told

A police officer had to jump out of the way after a drunk driver failed to stop at a road closure where the officer had been dealing with an earlier road traffic collision, a court has been told.

Crime

Our super Sleaford Town Award winners

Among the most moving acceptances at last week’s Sleaford Town Awards was the award for Overcoming Adversity - won by Kesteven and Sleaford High School student Victoria Lyon, who is recovering from a major car accident which saw her in an induced coma with a brain injury which affected her speech.

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Elite staff at the Sleaford restaurant, Lee Cook, Josh Croft, Lilly Buckberry, Lauren Brown and Jodie Rogers.

Ready to dish up some support

A fish and chip business with branches in Sleaford and Ruskington is looking to ‘chip in’ with good causes in the community.

Business
The Solo Classical Guitar Ensemble are doing a charity gig for Boston and South Holland Branch of MS Society. EMN-170421-111139001

Final details announced for Sleaford Live Festival

More details have been released on the music train as part of the Sleaford Live Festival.

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Boston Pilgrim Hospital. ENGEMN00120130924102319

Trust in court after patient died having been impaled on hospital equipment, jury hears

A hospital patient died when he fell while in a lifting hoist and was impaled on part of the equipment, a jury heard.

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