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Red Arrow pilot to switch on lights at Navenby Christmas event

Navenby and Cliff Villages Business Network hosts its first Christmas in Navenby tomorrow.

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James Waller-Davies

TV COLUMN: Whites vs Blacks: How Football Changed a Nation, Strictly Come Dancing, Andrew Sachs

History’s a funny old game. Just when you’re sure something happened, it goes and gives you the slip. There’s nothing so changeable as the past.

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St Andrew's Church, Heckington. EMN-160212-124850001

Heckington church Christmas fair

Volunteers at St Andrew’s Church in Heckington are busy getting ready for their ever popular Christmas Fair - the ideal way to get into the Christmas spirit early.

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Cogglesford Mill.

District defends poor ranking in tourism survey

North Kesteven has fared badly in a survey of heritage assets and what it does to promote them within the country, but the district council says it is competing in other ways.

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VIDEO: A cracker of a Sleaford Christmas Market and Santa Run

Sleaford Christmas Market organisers agree that it was probably the most successful for some time.

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James Waller-Davies

TV COLUMN: The Grand Tour, Westworld, I’m A Celebrity

Columnist James Waller-Davies gives his view of some of the recent events on television.

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Light in sci-fi, but heavy on heart ... Arrival.

FILM REVIEW: Arrival (12A)

This is one of the hardest films to review this year because while it deserves immense praise for being a ‘thinking person’s’ sci-fier – you could potentially argue that more was anticipated ... from a certain perspective at least, writes reviewer Gavin Miller.

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Crowds outside the lights display at 89-91 Elmtree Road, Ruskington, on Monday. EMN-161121-095229001

Ruskington Christmas Lights

An annual Christmas lights switch on event in Ruskington which attracts large crowds will be held next Thursday, December 1.

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"Oh Margaret, youre such a Polecat and as for you Susan, you Ninnycock, Ill see you later"

REVEALED: Academic uncovers the best long-lost British swear words

A language historian has revealed the best long-lost swear words from Britain - including nippy, tarse and wittol.

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Christmas hamper up for grabs

Christmas hamper up for grabs

Fancy bagging yourself a Christmas Hamper full of goodies from Odling Brothers butchers of Navenby?

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The Accountant.

FILM REVIEW: The Accountant (15)

Whether in front or behind the camera, Ben Affleck is definitely getting back to the quality of the early pictures that made him a breakout star – he was even the best thing in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – and he continues in that vein with this slick and stylish thriller, writes reviewer Gavin Miller.

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Winter Fayre at Sleaford parish church. L-R Angela Clash, Sue Parsons and Sheila Sheppard with Christmas hamper raffle prize. EMN-160711-093901001

Festive fayres raise funds for churches

The annual Winter Fayre was recently held in St Denys’ Church in Sleaford and this year was opened by headteacher of the William Alvey School Stephen Tapley.

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James Waller-Davies

TV COLUMN: Masterchef: The Professionals, The Apprentice, Question Time

Columnist James Waller-Davies gives his view of some of the recent events on television.

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Left Saori Sakai with students who took part in workshops and right Ayako Matsumura EMN-160911-103028001

There is still time to see an exciting art exhibition in Sleaford

Workshops have been held as part of a major tapestry exhibition currently at National Centre of Craft and Design (NCCD) in Sleaford.

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Do you have any memories to share of Mrs Smiths Cottage, in Navenby?

Appeal for cottage memories

An appeal has been made for photographs and memories relating to Mrs Smith’s Cottage, the Navenby tourist attraction set to be restored on the back of a six-figure grant.

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Go Dance cheerleaders team. EMN-161114-235657001

Give a cheer for Go Dance winners

The prestigious Blackpool Tower Ballroom was the venue for the Cheerdance UK National Competition when four squads from Go Dance Studios in Sleaford competed in solo and team events. 

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Rail transport news.

Extra trains and carriages laid on to Lincoln Christmas Market

East Midlands Trains are laying on more than 25,000 extra seats for rail services during the Lincoln Christmas Market period this December.

Transport
Handley Monument in need of repairs. EMN-161115-145214001

Sleaford Town Council faces £3,000 bill to renovate and repair Handley Monument

Sleaford Town Council is faced with a £3,000 maintenance bill from stonemasons to carry out work on the handley Monument.

Politics
Presenter and property expert Lucy Alexander/ Raise the Roof Productions

Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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A hare created by Lincolnshire artist Richard Thomas EMN-160111-152814001

Exciting art will feature in new exhibition

A Sleaford-based artist will exhibit at Carre Gallery in the town starting on Monday, November 14.

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