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Village church gets £10,000 lottery funding to prove it is a medieval masterpiece

An historically significant parish church has been gifted £10,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop a £1.7million project to make it a regional and national tourist destination and community resource.

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The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Lincolnshire contestants

The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Lincolnshire contestants

The producers of a TV survival show are looking for Lincolnshire adventurers to test their skills in the wilderness.

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Mrs Smith's Cottage at Navenby. EMN-170724-180540001

Designs needed for ‘My Navenby’ postcards

Children are invited to take part in a free postcard-making activity day linked to an historic village heritage attraction under the theme of ‘My Navenby’.

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A cheque presentation to Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance following successful sales of a book of poems and stories. EMN-170717-162820001

Sleaford writers donate to air ambulance

Sleaford Hub Writers has raised £1,400 for the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance through sales of a book written by members.

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Pictured behind the scenes while filming Our Shooting Star. EMN-170717-142646001

Last push to finish Sleaford-based wartime feature film

Sleaford-based filmmakers are on a final push to raise funds towards their first feature-length film.

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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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James Waller-Davies

TV COLUMN: Fearless, Doctor Who, BBC pay

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

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Top earner: Chris Evans

REVEALED: BBC pay: Who earns what?

The BBC has, for the first time, published salaries of its highest paid stars - with all those earning £150,000 or more included.

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High kicks in the main ring at Heckington Show from Atkinson's Action Horses. EMN-160731-005459001

Create artwork as part of Heckington Show

Budding artists can celebrate the 150th Heckington Show by submitting artwork.

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FILM REVIEW: Spider-Man: Homecoming (12A)

Here it is then – Spider-Man is back (for the 3rd incarnation in just over 15 years) and this time Spidey follows up his scene stealing antics in Captain America: Civil War by cementing his place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and getting to play again with the Avengers.

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A flamingo created by Ellie Benton. EMN-171107-115332001

Vibrant paintings from Sleaford artist

An award-winning Sleaford-based artist who has had pieces exhibited as far afield as Australia has some of her work on display closer to home this month as part of a summer open exhibition.

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Pop up student art exhibition at Sleaford train station

Art and photography by students from St George’s Academy will showcase in Sleaford station’s waiting room next Tuesday (July 18).

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Simple grandstand seating for crowds at the revived Heckington Show in 1965. EMN-171107-140552001

Event will be remembered on film

A Heckington-based film-maker is piecing together a special, commemorative video looking back at the Heckington Show’s 150-year history.

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An interesting child and pony fancy dress parade at the 1965 show. EMN-170307-193248001

Heckington Show – 150 years in the making!

A very special anniversary will be celebrated this summer as Heckington busies itself preparing for its 150th village show.

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Heckington Show car sticker omcpetition. EMN-171107-135820001

Get stuck in to win weekend passes to the 150th Heckington Show

Don’t miss your chance to win a pair of weekend passes to the 150th Heckington Show with the Sleaford Standard.

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King Robert Baratheon, the obese, whoring monarch at the start of Game of Thrones, is analogous to Edward IV

The bloody British history that inspired Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is a saga full of memorable events and characters. Cersei Lannister. Ned Stark. The Red Wedding.

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A taste of the new Charles Sharpe exhibition at Sleaford Museum. EMN-171007-175353001

New Sleaford Museum display on Charles Sharpe Seeds

Sleaford Museum has unveiled a new display about an important part of the town’s industrial heritage.

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Country Crafts event at Cogglesford Mill. L-R Spirit Hunter 12 and Ocean Huter 13 corn dolly making with Angela Riley. EMN-170629-173711001

Watermill makes visitors crafty

Visitors were able to learn traditional crafts at Sleaford’s Cogglesford Watermill at its Country Crafts event last week.

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James Waller-Davies

TV COLUMN: Doctor Who, Kon-Tiki, Barry Norman

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

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Baby Driver.

FILM REVIEW: Baby Driver (15)

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and prepare for a wholly original new take on the well worn (and loved) heist getaway driver thriller – with added music soundtrack to every scene.

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