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Festival of Sport memories revived

After printing a few photos of teams in the 1992 Sleaford Festival of Sport, we have had some responses.

Lifestyle
Robert Hobart (1760-1816)

Nocton village left its historical mark on Australia

A former Nocton resident who emigrated to Australia has discovered a historical connection between the Lincolnshire village and the island state of Tasmania.

News
Author Tim Atkinson.

Success in online bid to get war book into print

An author teaching in Sleaford is looking ahead to the publication of his next book after a successful online campaign to get it into print.

Arts
Rob Castle, Nicky Reeves and Colin Sleight from Sleaford All Knighters with Nicky's converted scooter. EMN-170814-180552001

Scooter ‘ride out’ in its third year in Sleaford

A local scooter owners club is holding its third annual ‘ride out’ in aid of charity.

News
A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

News
Submarine Scout 39 crashes in Thurlby on its delivery flight to Cranwell on November 15, 1916.
Photo Supplied by Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum Archive EMN-170815-124752001

Story of airships at Cranwell retold at museum

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum will take to the skies with a new exhibition due to open next month.

Arts
The Lloyds Bank branch in Heckington High Street. EMN-171107-172057001

Heckington post office to offer business banking too when Lloyds branch closes

Heckington business people have been reassured they will benefit from a range of services via their village post office once their local branch of Lloyds Bank closes in October.

Business
Community business award winner, sponsored by Duncan & Toplis, awarded to Branston Ltd. Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography EMN-170814-182506001

Does your firm deserve an NK Community Champion award?

Have your businesses’ initiatives and charitable or neighbourly contributions made a difference to the local community?

News
Official opening of Sleaford Skate Park. L-R Henry Goodland 9, James Goodland 7, Stephanie Goodland, Lauren Nemeksas 9, Luke Nemeksas 5 and Heather Nemeksas. EMN-170814-140242001

New look skate park for town relaunched

A £125,000, bigger, better skate park for Sleaford was unveiled on Saturday.

Environment
Emergency services at the scene of the overturned lorry at Swarby today (Friday). Photo: Lincs Police Specials EMN-170818-165858001

Overturned lorry blocks A15 south of Sleaford

Police and fire services were called to an overturned lorry blocking the A15 at Swarby, south of Sleaford this afternoon (Friday).

Transport
Very slow traffic has been reported following the accident

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision with van

An air ambulance was called out to a collision on the A17 this morning (Friday) between a car and motorcycle.

Transport
Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

Offbeat
Motorbike stolen from shed in Welbourn

Motorbike stolen from shed in Welbourn

A motorbike has been stolen from a shed in Beck Lane, Welbourn overnight Thursday/Friday.

Crime
Taylor Palmer with his bald new look. EMN-170814-161529001

Young and older people ‘braving the shave’ for charity

A 10-year-old boy from Sleaford has ‘braved the shave’ for Macmillan Cancer Support and had all his locks lopped off.

News
Caythorpe School pupils celebrate their Lottery grant. EMN-170814-140656001

School hits £10,000 Lottery grant jackpot

Staff and pupils at a village primary school are thrilled to have been awarded a £10,000 grant from the National Lottery Awards for All Scheme.

Education
Ian Dolby. EMN-170815-165603001

UPDATE: Lincolnshire Police comment after former North Kesteven District Councillor jailed for two years on downloading child porn charges

A former North Kesteven District Councillor said to have a “rapacious interest” in downloading pornography was today (Thursday) jailed for two years at Lincoln Crown Court.

Crime

PHOTO GALLERY: A level results at Sir William Robertson Academy, Welbourn

Sir William Robertson Academy’s is celebrating its best ever A level exam success with only its fourth full set of results.

Education
Lincolnshire A-level pass rate above national average EMN-170817-160804001

Lincolnshire A-level pass rate above national average

Provisional results from 34 out of 39 schools in the county show that Lincolnshire has continued to perform well and results are close to the UK average in many measures.

Education
The scene of teh collision at Scopwick on Thursday morning posted on Twitter by @Impervious. EMN-170817-160051001

Collision blocks junction at Scopwick

The junction of the B1191 and the B1188 was blocked at Scopwick by a two vehicle collision this morning (Thursday).

Transport

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: St George’s Academy A Level pass rate soars to 99%

St George’s Academy students and staff are celebrating their best ever post 16 performance today (Thursday) with 99 per cent of A level entrants and 100 per cent of those taking vocational courses securing a pass grade.

Education
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