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Sleaford’s St George’s Market fit for a patron saint

With a parade, beer festival and a special themed market, the day of England’s patron saint was celebrated in grand fashion at the weekend.

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A railway track in the museum. EMN-170421-165958001

Museum appeal for volunteers

A railway museum near Sleaford run entirely by volunteers is appealing for new committee members.

Arts
Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy in Their Finest

FILM REVIEW: Their Finest (12A)

The trailer for ‘Their Finest’ might suggest a cosy, rose-tinted cinematic experience - one that when the DVD is released will sit neatly alongside last year’s new version of Dad’s Army.

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Sunny's Plaice mobile fish and chip van at Cranwell. L-R Owners Narinder and Sunny Singh with Rebecca Moody and Lisa Kellie. EMN-170424-100833001

Sleaford chippy cooks up a new business idea on the move

By Andy Hubbert

andy.hubbert@jpress.co.uk

Twitter: @AndyHubbert1

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Invitations to town and parish meetings

Sleaford Town Council will be holding their Annual Town Meeting at the Town Hall on Wednesday, May 10.

Politics
Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

The notorious hospital super bug C. diff could be spread through contaminated food, a new study warned.

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Lincolnshire Co-op health walk taking place in Caythorpe.  The Lincolnshire Co-op has taken over the management of a health walk network in Lincolnshire.

Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography for Lincolnshire Co-op
Date: April 27, 2017 ANL-170428-143652001

Retailer helps save health walk near you

A network of health walks have been saved following funding from a county retailer.

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Louis Simeoli, Tanya Simeoli, Linda Charnley and  Jim Charnley. EMN-170425-131229001

Fundraiser a success for Rotary members

Crowds flocked to the 13th annual St George’s Beer Festival, organised by the Rotary Club of Sleaford Kesteven.

Lifestyle
Last year's Metheringham Airfield 1940s wartime weekend. L-R Dale Harbron and Tom Powell, members of North West 101st Airbourne living history group. EMN-170428-173921001

Two-day event to bring back the 1940s

The sights and sounds of the 1940s are set to be brought back into the present day near Sleaford this Bank Holiday Weekend.

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NKDC has been recognised as having one of the best housing programmes in the country. EMN-170428-170107001

NKDC recognised as a top housing provider

North Kesteven District Council’s ambitious programme of improving and increasing social housing has been hailed as among the best in the country.

Politics
Liberal Democrat candidate Ross Pepper. EMN-170428-163052001

Liberal Democrats announce general election candidate for Sleaford and North Hykeham

The Liberal Democrats have announced that recent Sleaford and North Hykeham by election candidate Ross Pepper will be standing again in the constituency in the forthcoming general election.

Politics
Appeal for help - Jennifer Pash needs volunteers to help make her disabled daughter and son-in-law's home fit to live in again. EMN-170428-112035001

Tragedy-hit family makes appeal for help to make house fit to live in again

A tragedy-hit Sleaford family affected by a freak accident who were helped by volunteers to make their home wheelchair-friendly are putting out a further appeal for help to finish the job before they can move back into the house.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Sleaford man admits burglary and string of sex offences

A Sleaford man has admitted carrying out a burglary in the town and a string of sexual offences.

Crime
Coun Marion Brighton - stepping down. EMN-170703-131015001

Three local elections called as former Leader of NKDC steps down as councillor

Three further local elections and a neighbourhood planning referendum will take place on Thursday, June 8, alongside the General Election after two Conservative district councillors announced their resignations.

Politics
Dying Matters Week. EMN-170427-140434001

Hospices, hospitals and care providers join forces to promote discussions about dying and bereavement

Seven health and social care organisations from across Lincolnshire, who are members of the Lincs and Borders End of Life Care Providers

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South Kyme boat gathering festival is back this weekend. EMN-170427-125130001

Three-day narrowboat festival at South Kyme this bank holiday weekend

Sleaford Navigation Trust are holding a Bank Holiday festival in South Kyme to celebrate 30 years since the opening of the Bottom Lock.

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Big Jig event raising funds for charity

The final ceilidh as part of the Big Jig for charity will be held at Carre’s Gramar School, in Sleaford.

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The scales of justice

Police officer had to leap out of the way of drunk driver - court told

A police officer had to jump out of the way after a drunk driver failed to stop at a road closure where the officer had been dealing with an earlier road traffic collision, a court has been told.

Crime

Our super Sleaford Town Award winners

Among the most moving acceptances at last week’s Sleaford Town Awards was the award for Overcoming Adversity - won by Kesteven and Sleaford High School student Victoria Lyon, who is recovering from a major car accident which saw her in an induced coma with a brain injury which affected her speech.

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Elite staff at the Sleaford restaurant, Lee Cook, Josh Croft, Lilly Buckberry, Lauren Brown and Jodie Rogers.

Ready to dish up some support

A fish and chip business with branches in Sleaford and Ruskington is looking to ‘chip in’ with good causes in the community.

Business
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