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Nostalgia - sprint finish in mothers’ race at Billinghay School

A last gasp dive for the line in the mothers’ race at Billinghay Primary School sports day back in 1968.

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The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker jets off to the sunshine with a suitcase crammed full of more than £3,000 worth of tech, toiletries and tanning products, it has emerged.

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Mother Kelly's: 221 Southampton Road, Portsmouth, PO6 4PY. Picture: Google Maps

Mother Kelly’s

221 Southampton Road, Portsmouth, PO6 4PY

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6oz Burgers: 46 Osborne Road, Southsea, PO5 3LT

6oz Burgers

46 Osborne Road, Southsea, PO5 3LT

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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The Flying Scotsman passing through Market Rasen. EMN-170616-103432001

Flying Scotsman to pass through Sleaford, Ruskington and Metheringham

The famous Flying Scotsman locomotive will be passing through Metheringham, Ruskington and Sleaford on Saturday, June 24.

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Sleaford Lions Picnic in the Park to mark centenary. L-R President of Sleaford and District Lions Club, Paul Whitworth with club member Stephen Hill. EMN-171206-125132001

Lions’ picnic celebrates centenary

The weather stayed fine for a perfect picnic in Sleaford to celebrate the 100th anniversary since the founding of Lions Clubs International.

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WATCH: Decanter which keeps open wine fresh for weeks smashes kickstarter target

WATCH: Decanter which keeps open wine fresh for weeks smashes kickstarter target

A decanter which promises to keep open wine fresh for nearly TWO WEEKS has reached three times its fundraising target on Kickstarter.

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Ruskington Bowls Club members welcome their new pavilion back in 1992. EMN-170906-092106001

Nostalgia - Ruskington bowls club welcome new pavilion

Back in 1992 a new, £1,000 pavilion was lowered into place by crane to the Rectory Road premises of Ruskington Bowls Club.

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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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Euromillions - a �1m prize has so far gone unclaimed for a ticket bought in the county. EMN-170615-102659001

Clock is ticking for Euromillions winner who bought ticket in North Kesteven to claim their £1m prize

Time is running out for a mystery local lottery winner in the North Kesteven area of Lincolnshire to claim a Euromillions ticket worth £1 million.

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St Andrews Church, Heckington  the starting point for visitors to the open gardens event. EMN-170613-111236001

Celebrating open gardens event and organ restoration at Heckington church

Green fingered gardeners are putting the final touches to their displays in Heckington this week in preparation for the annual open gardens afternoon on Sunday, June 18.

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Second Sleaford and District model railway club exhibition. Jon Starbuck with Noah Starbuck 10 of Sleaford. EMN-170506-114405001

Sleaford model railway club chuffed with rail show success

Sleaford and District Model Railway Club members were pleased with the new venue for their model railway exhibition, this year held in the hall at St George’s Academy on Saturday.

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Sleaford Lionesses anniversary tea party to mark 40 years of the organisation. Group members. EMN-170506-113310001

Tea party to mark 40th anniversary of Lioness Clubs

To celebrate 40 years of Lionesses in the United Kingdom and Ireland, Sleaford and District Lioness Club have organised a number of events throughout the year. The local club is 28 years old.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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KFC EMN-170523-101452001

New KFC opening at Sleaford

A KFC restaurant looks set to open in Sleaford in the coming months as a national chain launches its recruitment drive for new staff.

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Starting new garden design business, Kate Green. EMN-170427-142803001

Ready for Chelsea Flower Show? Katie has designs on new garden business in Sleaford area

As Chelsea Flower Show approaches many of us take a fresh look at our gardens and wonder how we can revamp our current gardens or create a new design, layout, style or colour scheme so that we have a garden to enjoy not only for the summer months but perhaps all year round.

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New residents celebrating the official opening of retirement bungalows on St John's Close, Leasingham. EMN-171105-112643001

Nostalgia - unveiling of retirement bungalows in Leasingham - 25 years ago

Does anyone living in the Leasingham area recognise or remember this plaque?

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Outgoing chairman Martin Osborne hands over the chairman's chain to Steve Dawson. EMN-171105-131954001

Record year for Round Tablers

Sleaford and District Round Table has a new chairman as the charitable social group celebrates its most successful year to date.

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