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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The Digby School play from 1991 - The Tale of the Turnip. EMN-171201-135100001

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.

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.

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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A new season of aerial dance classes awaits you. EMN-170601-153821001

You can be king of the swingers

Get the New Year off to a flying start with Aerial Dance classes from artsNK.

The Wyvern motif of local architects Kirk and Parry features in the plaque on Sleaford Museum. EMN-170901-133806001

Mapping town’s arts and heritage trail

By Andy Hubbert

Twitter: @AndyHubbert1

The contestants and winners of the Sleaford Rotary Young Chef of the Year 2017. EMN-170901-162334001

Young chefs battle it out for place in next round of national cookery contest

The Sleaford round of the annual search for the National Rotary Young Chef of The Year 2017 was held at Kesteven and Sleaford High School last week.

Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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The old International Stores in Sleaford - but where was it located? EMN-170601-111740001

Nostalgia - supermarket shopping 1960s style!

Who remembers the International supermarket in Sleaford?

Emma Massey, owner of Blanchards coffee shop presents ?400 to Jane and John Maddison of Sleaford Dementia Support. EMN-170501-154012001

Coffee shop cash boost for Sleaford’s new dementia support group

A new support group for people living in the Sleaford area with dementia and their carers has received a boost from a local cafe.

Year 2 children at Quarrington Infants School in 1991 celebrating a Victorian Christmas. EMN-161228-163615001

Nostalgia - A Victorian festive occasion

Just when you think the tinsel and glitter are back in the box!

Nick Thomson resumed his travels by bicycle in China.

Grantham Journal feature: Intrepid cyclist Nick continues global travels

Nick Thomson began an ambitious journey by bicycle in 2015 to cycle his way across the world.

Sleaford and District Lions join Rainbow Flyers at Ruskington for their Christmas party. EMN-161228-123406001

Lions and Lionesses make it a party

A youth club for children with autism and other disabilities has celebrated the end of a turbulent year with a visit from some of its key benefactors.

Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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RECIPE: Take time for perfect brisket

There’s a historical and linguistic hierarchy to the meat on your plate, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Our look at the top five most anticipated games of 2017

Console Corner: Top 10 games for 2017: Part 2

Part two of our look at the top 10 most anticipated games of 2017 as we count down to number one.

Georgia and Rachel Tweedale with Heather Marie and members of the Sleaford branch of Royal British Legion celebrate reaching their target. EMN-161220-165541001

Fundraising total is hit early

The Elite Fish and Chip Company in Sleaford is celebrating after smashing its fundraising target for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, taking more than £10,000 in donations in just ten months.

KSHS students left to right: Sophie Morton (17), Holly Parkinson (18), Sophie Peace (18), Sydney Mawer (18), Phoebe Morgan (17), and Freja Munks (17). EMN-161216-134343001

Scheme celebrates 60 years

A team of Sleaford students and teachers have taken part in a diamond challenge associated with the Duke of Edinburgh Awards (DofE).

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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