Review of 2014: January

Paul Day with his SleeveAID. EMN-141223-100445001

Paul Day with his SleeveAID. EMN-141223-100445001

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We reported on how Sleaford bricklayer Paul Day had overcome a serious building site injury to invent 
a device to help people with arm paralysis get 
dressed.

Dubbed SleeveAID, it had already been taken up by mobility aid shops across the UK, with US distribution being considered.

January 15, 2014 EMN-141223-100456001

January 15, 2014 EMN-141223-100456001

He later went on to win an award in a ceremony hosted by the Sleaford Standard 
and Sleaford Town 
Council.

- A robber wearing a hooded top made off with cash from the Spar shop in Heckington after threatening staff with a ‘screwdriver like object’.

- A Sleaford filmmaking family had received an endorsement from TV’s Stephen Fry for their latest project.

Andy Burn and son Callum, of Tin Hat Productions, were hoping to raise £500,000 to make their first feature
film, Our Shining 
Sword.

The QI presenter shared a link to the film’s website with his 6.5 million followers on Twitter.