SEPTEMBER saw the start of a new school year and a new batch of youngsters starting out in reception classes across the district. Look out for our new starter class photos from local schools in the coming weeks.
Meanwhile, back in 1987 the Standard was doing exactly the same thing. Do you recognise anyone in this reception class group at Sleaford Roman Catholic School?
* FIFTEEN years after a hospital was closed, former staff and partners are being invited to attend a reunion.
Steve Dunham, of Greylees, was a nurse at Rauceby Mental Hospital from 1979 to its closure in 1997 and he has organised a reunion inviting former colleagues to mark the 15th anniversary of its closure.
The event is being held in October instead December, the month when the hospital closed, to avoid clashing with Christmas events. It will be held on Saturday, October 20 at the Legionnaires Club in Sleaford and will include a disco and bar.
Any proceeds will go to charity. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/Rauceby/ or for tickets email Steve at email@example.com