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Life drawing inspired by exhibition

The National Centre for Craft and Design, in Navigation Wharf, Sleaford, is giving visitors the chance to try life drawing.

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'Iam hare aware' - the mud scuplture that appeared at the Sleaford Standard offices overnight. EMN-170921-130104001

Are you hare aware? - Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures in artistic campaign to combat illegal hare coursing in Lincolnshire

A Sleaford ceramic artist has turned into a Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures of the creatures to raise awareness against illegal hare coursing gangs targeting Lincolnshire on a daily basis.

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A rare, first-edition Harry Potter book sold at auction for a record-breaking �60,000 - more than 5,000 times its original �10.99 price tag. SWNS

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £60k - here’s how to tell if you have one

A rare, first-edition Harry Potter book sold at auction for a record-breaking £60,000 - more than 5,000 times its original £10.99 price tag.

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Ant and Dec with with superfan Rebecca Grice (front) and best friend Katie Holmes (back). Photo Shaun Parkes. EMN-170919-130151001

Ant and Dec superfan on X Factor TV break

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Princess Anne. EMN-170920-125754001

Princess Anne to open regenerated Heckington windmill complex

HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne will officially open the renovation project at Heckington Windmill next month, it has been revealed.

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Salvage Hunters are looking for treasures in Lincolnshire - expert Drew Pritchard (right) and his sidekick Tee. EMN-170919-164124001

Hit TV show Salvage Hunters is coming to Lincolnshire looking for treasures

Salvage Hunters, the popular Quest TV and Discovery Channel show, is heading to Lincolnshire to record a special edition of the programme.

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New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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The IT crowd.

FILM REVIEW: IT (15)

Stephen King has a lot to answer for – not least being the source material for a host of cinematic turkeys.

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Simon Pawley giving a guided tour on Baron Hussey and the Carre family. EMN-171209-112758001

Heritage attractions open for county event

There were guided walks, talks and special events at heritage buildings in and around the Sleaford area as part of the county’s Heritage Open days weekend.

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Britain's Got Talent

Britain’s Got Talent auditions return to Lincolnshire this month

Britain’s favourite talent show and hit TV series is hitting the road once again on its search to find talented acts.

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The Limehouse Golem (15) EMN-170409-140442001

FILM REVIEW: The Limehouse Golem (15)

“I just follow the threads.”

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Joe Bangay. EMN-170409-125733001

An amazing life behind the lens

One of Britain’s most creatively diverse photographers, former Carres Grammar School pupil, Gerald (Joe) Bangay, has died, aged 87, at home in Marlow.

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Library. EMN-150910-151249001

Take part in ‘human library’ events at Sleaford library

Human library workshops will be held at Sleaford Library.

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Author Andrew Beardmore with his new book.

Book details ‘quirky’ Sleaford

A new book has been published which celebrates the ‘quirky’ history of Lincolnshire - with several curious tales from the Sleaford area.

Offbeat

WATCH: Fire service uses Stephen King’s IT as inspiration for horror safety video

Firefighters have released a spooky parody of a horror film - to encourage people to test their alarms.

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Heckington Windmill

Free events celebrate heritage

Take a step back in time with several heritage attractions in and around Sleaford opening for free to the public to celebrate the area’s history.

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Shadows of a Stranger EMN-170828-151821001

Film project is released on Amazon Video

An independent feature film that was produced in Sleaford has gone on release on Amazon Video.

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Some of the Sleaford Museum volunteers cutting back the overgrown shrubs at Monument Gardens. EMN-170828-163601001

Taming ‘the jungle’

Some members of a team of a dozen volunteers from Sleaford Museum are seen here taming the ‘jungle’ that Monument Gardens had become.

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Lincolnshire Archives EMN-170831-150058001

Lincolnshire Archives saves important documents for the nation

The Monson Collection, an ‘indispensable record of British national life’, is to be purchased and put on permanent display at Lincolnshire Archives thanks to grants of £242,500 from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and £20,000 from the Friends of National Libraries.

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The Hitman's Bodyguard (15) EMN-170825-111059001

FILM REVIEW: The Hitman’s Bodyguard (15)

“Go with God! This man’s killed over 150 people...”

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