Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

Beef, Guinness and oyster pie

RECIPE: Pies are a thing of real beauty

It was British Pie Week last week. I’ve mentioned before in this column that a good British pie is a thing of true culinary beauty and one of our classic dishes. Every week should have a pie in it.

A new Dawn for the action RPG genre

Console Corner: Horizon Zero Dawn review

New Dawn for the action RPG.

The kung fu team that pushed a tractor for the Sleaford Half Marathon fun run in 1992. Where you among them? EMN-170903-131501001

Nostalgia: Kung fu fighters push it for Sleaford fun run

Our nostalgia photo this week looks back to 1992 and the Sleaford Half Marathon which took place around this time of year.

Serving up battered creme eggs until Easter. EMN-170317-122347001

Crack open a battered creme egg for Easter at Sleaford chippy

Chocoholics are in for a treat next time they head to a Sleaford fish and chip shop which is bringing back a cracking treat all the way up until Easter.

Henry Brown celebrates his 96th birthday with Rotary Club of Sleaford members. EMN-170314-104717001

Historian’s birthday

Local historian and author Henry Brown celebrated his 96th birthday with fellow members of the Rotary Club of Sleaford.

Scouts taking part in CPR training with a representatives from LIVES.

Record year for Scouts group

There is cause for celebration as nearly 1,000 members belong to a collection of Scout groups in the district.

TV chef Phil Vickery, fellow chef Paul Vidic and friends tucking into fish and chips at the Elite fish restaurant in Sleaford on Tuesday night. EMN-171003-102754001

TV chef Phil Vickery gives the thumbs up to Sleaford chippy

TV chef Phil Vickery dropped in for a bit to eat a Sleaford chippy on Tuesday night and gave it the thumbs up!

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Mayor of Sleaford David Suiter.

Mayor of Sleaford to host Indian banquet to boost disabled children’s charity

Mayor of Sleaford, Coun David Suiter, will be holding a charity Indian banquet on two nights this month.

Leadenham Players performing Goldilocks and the Three Bears in 1992. EMN-170224-131535001

Nostalgia - Leadenham Players went on the road with show

The amateur thespians of Leadenham Players were on tour in the area back in 1992 around this time. They took their show, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, to the Beckside care home in North Hykeham, where several of the players worked.

John Bangay filming in the borrowed rowing boat at Cogglesford Mill last year. EMN-170603-150254001

Sleaford mill setting for Chinese tourism video

If you are heading to Cogglesford Mill in Sleaford this weekend (March 12), look out for filmmakers who are seeking to raise awareness of the unique attraction worldwide.

Mutton chops

RECIPE: Mutton chops with mint and capers

When was the last time you ate mutton? Saw mutton even? Mutton has become the ‘chicken and egg’ meat. It’s not in the butchers, so you can’t ask for it – and if you don’t ask for it, your butcher isn’t going to stock it.

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Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

At least 79 million ready meals and 22 million takeaways and fast-food and meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK, according to a new report.

There  was a national shortage of the  sausages due to their popularity earlier this year.

Dieters furious after Slimming World Porky Whites sausages revealed to be 800% worse than first claimed

Dieters have been angered after low fat sausages they were pigging out were recategorised by Slimming World - as 800 percent worse than initially thought.

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Join in a dog behaviour and agility walk at Welbourn.
Photography by Habibur Rahman EMN-170103-163902001

Teach your old dog some new tricks by signing up for a dog behaviour and agility walk in North Kesteven

The district’s countryside management and events promoters, CountrysideNK are partnering up with the Dog Adventure Company to bring a new Dog Behaviour and Agility walk to North Kesteven.

The new Nokia 3310. Photo: PA

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.

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.

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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