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Iconic Nokia 3310 officially relaunched: Everything you need to know

Nokia has relaunched its classic 3310 mobile phone as the tech firm revealed a new line-up in an attempted revamp of the company.

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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Walking Football sessions in Sleaford are proving a big success.

On the ball for over 55s sport sessions

Sleaford’s new Walking Football sessions are proving to be a big hit.

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Roast monkfish with Puy lentils

RECIPE: Roast monkfish with Puy lentils

There’s no two ways about it, the monkfish, otherwise known as the frogfish, goosefish or sea devil, is one ugly fish, writes James Waller-Davies.

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World champion boxer Barry McGuigan was guest at Sleaford and District Lions Club's sportsman's dinner in 1992. EMN-171002-084744001

RECENT NOSTALGIA: boxing champ Barry McGuigan floored the guests with his repartee at Sleaford and District Lions Club

Former world featherweight boxing champ Barry McGuigan floored the guests with his repartee at the Sleaford and District Lions Club sportsman’s dinner in February 1992. He is pictured with club president Andy Varney and activities chairman Stephen Hill.

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Golf, tea and bingo to mark Lioness 40 years

To celebrate its national organisation’s Ruby Anniversary, Sleaford and District Lioness Club has organised a number of events.

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England’s rugby world cup winner Lewis Moody backing Sleaford pub’s campaign to seek top fans

To mark the start of this year’s Six Nations international rugby a Sleaford pub has announced it is searching for Holdingham’s biggest rugby fans.

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Work set to start on town skate park expansion

Expansion and refurbishment work is set to start on Sleaford’s skate park, the Town Council has announced.

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Butcher strikes gold at ‘Oscars’

A butcher from Heckington has come away with a golden haul from the highly prized 2017 Butchers Q Guild Smithfield Awards.

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Spinach pasta

RECIPE: It’s tasty food on a budget

Food is getting more expensive. The latest rise in inflation published recently cited an increase in the cost of food as one of the main underlying reasons, writes James Waller-Davies.

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NOSTALGIA: Sleaford Town Band members aim high in 1968

Here we have the assembled members of Sleaford and District Band in early 1968 at their rehearsal evening.

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National Lottery looking in North Kesteven for owner of winning Euromillions ticket that will make them a millionaire

The National Lottery is hunting for a jackpot winning ticket in their EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker draw that would make the owner a millionaire.

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Full Sky TV service  to be available without satellite dish for first time

Full Sky TV service to be available without satellite dish for first time

Pay-TV giant Sky is to make its full service of 270 channels available without the need for a satellite dish for the first time, as it looks to win back customers who have defected to rivals such as BT.

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Little Chef could 
be taken over

There is uncertainty about the future of the Little Chef restaurant at Holdingham roundabout as its owners are currently in talks to sell.

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What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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Prosecco sausages are a sizzling success for Lincolnshire farm shop

A family farm shop near Sleaford has been attracting customers left, right and centre, with its unusual sausage recipe involving a sparkling ingredient.

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Children are working longer hours than their parents, study shows. Photos: Center Parcs

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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Nostalgia Digby village school take of large vegetables

Our nostalgia photo this week continues our recent theme of end of term plays at Sleaford area primary schools from 25 years ago.

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Rabbit with cider and mustard.

RECIPE: Rabbit dish is fresh and zingy

In 1936, my grandmother’s School Certificate examination in Domestic Science involved the skinning, butchering and cooking of a rabbit. No one ran screaming from the exam kitchen and a couple of nips, tugs and cuts, and the rabbits were swiftly turned from animal to meat, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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