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Spires and Steeples walk for North Kesteven Walking Festival cancelled

Due to a shortage in numbers, organisers of one of the walks in the North Kesteven Walking Festival have decided to cancel.

Lifestyle
Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You’ll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here’s how - but only if you’re brave enough!

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FEATURE: A taste of European food brings communities together

Some amazing tastes of European food were available at a Lincolnshire European Supermarket recently and food writer James Waller-Davies went along to try out some of the delicacies on offer and sniff out some new recipes...

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A design created by The Shoe Bakery, who will be exhibiting at the NCCD. EMN-171107-163949001

Celebrity touch to exhibition at NCCD

An exhibition featuring items designed for and worn by celebrities such as Lady Gaga is coming to the National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD).

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Carres Grammar School sign.

Opportunity to get active by taking part in sport

Two days of sport and activity returns to Sleaford this Saturday and Sunday, July 22 and 23.

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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.

Business
Digby Feast. L-R Ben Drysdale 8 and Leo Drysdale 5 of Digby. EMN-170717-191734001

What a feast of fun in Digby!

It was a good day for the organisers of this year’s Digby Feast, held last week.

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Jim McQuade. EMN-170718-102918001

Sleaford Concert band director Jim McQuade to call it a day after 20 years

It will be the end of an era for Sleaford Concert Band as its Director of Music Jim McQuade has announced he is to stand down after 20 years of committed service next year.

Music
Have a go on the climbing wall during Active Lincolnshire's free weekend of sport. EMN-170718-145453001

Join in free weekend of sport at Lincolnshire venues

People are invited to join in a free weekend of sport being offered at leisure venues in North Kesteven.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Raising funds in support of care provider

A plants, pots and paintings sale will be held in Osbournby, near Sleaford, in aid of St Barnabas Hospice.

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Micro Machines World Series is out now

Console Corner: Micro Machines World Series review

Good things come in small packages.

Lifestyle
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.

Arts
The giant youth orchestra formed for the music day at Carre's Grammar School. EMN-170707-170319001

Carre’s Grammar School hosts giant orchestra at music day

Carre’s Grammar School hosted its annual Music Day last Tuesday where an orchestra of over 200 musicians from 20 schools in the Sleaford area rehearsed for a performance to family and friends.

Education

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.

Arts
Lanterns as part of Glassumimass at St Denis' Church. EMN-170507-172902001

Handcrafted glass lanterns on display in Silk Willoughby Church

Three hand-crafted glass lanterns have been placed in St Denis’ Church, in Silk Willoughby, as part of an artsNK project.

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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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Moving Train, from the pop up exhibition by St George's Academy students at Sleaford railway station. EMN-171207-112048001

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).

Arts
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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