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St George’s Academy gears up for ‘Bike Week’

Pupils and staff at St George’s Academy in Sleaford have been taking part in a ‘Bike Week’ initiative aimed at bringing about lifestyle changes and more.

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Farmers help police clear a fallen tree today (Wednesday) on the A52 at Bridge End, near Horbling. EMN-170628-174850001

Fallen tree causes traffic disruption on A52 near Sleaford

Local farmers assisted police officers in the Sleaford area with the clear up this afternoon after a fallen tree blocked the road.

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Sharron Tonge - cycling in memory of her dad. EMN-170628-170252001

Sharron set for 100-mile cycle challenge for cancer charity in memory of dad

A Metheringham woman is preparing to take part in a 100-mile cycle challenge across the county in memory of her father for charity.

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Grenfell Tower after firefighters extinguished the flames PPP-170620-101247001

Residents urged to check if they own one of these fridge-freezers by Lincolnshire fire crews after Grenfell Tower disaster

Firefighters from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are encouraging residents in the county to check their fridge-freezers after it was confirmed that the fire in Grenfell Tower was started by a Hotpoint fridge-freezer.

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Lincolnshire gun amnesty to take firearms off county’s streets

Lincolnshire gun amnesty to take firearms off county’s streets

Lincolnshire Police are again running a gun amnesty so residents can hand in firearms that are unwanted or unlicensed.

Crime
Nintendo Classic Mini SNES pre-orders sell out

Nintendo Classic Mini SNES pre-orders sell out

If you’ve not already pre ordered the long awaited Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES, then the chances are you’re going to have to get in line after UK distributors sold out of pre orders this morning.

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Prince William is coming to RAF Coningsby on July 11.

Duke of Cambridge to mark 60th BBMF anniversary with RAF Coningsby visit

The Duke of Cambridge, Patron of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, will attend a reception and air display to mark the Flight’s 60th Anniversary.

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UPDATE: Recycling firm comments on fire overnight at its Caythorpe plant

UPDATE: Recycling firm comments on fire overnight at its Caythorpe plant

Four fire crews plus other supporting vehicles rushed to a recycling centre in Caythorpe this morning after reports of a minor fire in a very large quantity of waste.

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Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits will spend 18 months of their lives mulling over what to eat, a study has found.

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Crime

Solar lights stolen from garden in Dunston

Police are seeking witnesses after four solar lights were stolen from the garden of a property on Front Street in Dunston.

Crime
Retired striker Jamie Shaw (in green) will only play for Town in an emergency EMN-170627-101819002

Ex-Sleaford Town striker Jamie Shaw up for challenge after Walden quits

Former Sleaford Town striker Jamie Shaw insists he knows the scale of his task after being named the club’s latest manager after a dramatic week at Eslaforde Park.

Football
Faecal bacteria discovered in drinks at Costa, Caffe Nero and Starbucks, BBC’s Watchdog finds

Faecal bacteria discovered in drinks at Costa, Caffe Nero and Starbucks, BBC’s Watchdog finds

Concerning levels of faecal bacteria were present in ice at three major high street coffee chains, according to an investigation.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Armed Forces past and present honoured in Sleaford during week of events

Members of the UK’s armed forces past and present were honoured in unique style during Armed Forces Week in Sleaford.

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Amy Lewis and her friends at Winchelsea Primary School with the Lego sets she has won for them. EMN-170627-103302001

Sleaford girl wins Lego sets for all her schoolmates in national competition

A seven-year-old Ruskington girl has won kits for all her schoolmates in a national competition to design a new idea for construction toy manufacturing giant Lego.

Education
Beat It East Midlands support group. EMN-170627-171821001

Free roadshow in Sleaford offering advice to look after your heart

The Heart Roadshow is coming to Sleaford tomorrow night (Wednesday) to offer advice and support to people affected by a heart rhythm disorder.

Health
Sleaford Roman Catholic School pupil Elizabeth-Grace Wing is seeking sponsors as well as donating her hair to the Little Princess Trust. EMN-170627-161300001

Girl who had to be bribed to have a trim is to have hair cut short for cancer charity

A seven-year-old girl from Sleaford who used to hate having her hair cut is to have it chopped short to help children undergoing cancer treatment.

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VIDEO: Meet Syas - the new tiger in Horncastle

So, how did you start the working week? Me? I came face-to-face with a magnificent six-year-old Bengal tiger called Syas.

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Weather warning for heavy rain and thunder in Lincolnshire issued by Met Office

Weather warning for heavy rain and thunder in Lincolnshire issued by Met Office

A yellow weather warning for heavy rain has today been issued by the Met Office for Lincolnshire and the surrounding region.

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Women take 29 minutes to look natural

Women take 29 minutes to look natural

It takes the typical women 29 minutes of painstaking makeup application - to get a natural look, according to a study.

Offbeat
The temporary scaffold footbridge assembled at Sleaford rialway station. EMN-170627-095423001

Commuters will be using this temporary footbridge assembled to span the tracks at Sleaford railway station

Work to create a temporary footbridge to cross the tracks at Sleaford railway station is all but complete.

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