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Spotlight on healthy eating

A week of activities based on the theme of healthy eating is currently underway at Heckington St Andrew’s CofE Primary School.

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A LIVES First Responder demonstration in action.

Charity’s call for superheroes

As part of its annual Everyday Heroes campaign, an emergency medical charity in Lincolnshire is asking people to dress up as a superhero for the day to celebrate its volunteers.

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Pictured (from left) Anna Hardy, Sydney Mawer, Holly Parkinson, and Emma Stevens.

Youngsters’ palace ‘Gold’ rush

When it comes to award ceremonies, venues don’t come much grander than the Queen’s back garden.

Education
Sleaford Concert Band at the Ypres Memorial.

Band’s poignant overseas trip

A performance in front of thousands of people, held at a memorial to fallen First World War soldiers, provided the emotional finale to an already poignant overseas trip for Sleaford Concert Band.

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A scene from Lancaster Skies.

Trailer released for Sleaford filmmakers’ Second World War tale

Sleaford filmmakers Tin Hat Productions have released a trailer for their first feature film, Lancaster Skies.

Arts
War film all ready for take-off

War film all ready for take-off

After four years’ dogged effort, a small, plucky band of Sleaford filmmakers have realised their dream of making their first feature film.

Arts
A scene from the NG34Bridge Next Steps group.

Bridge group on the grow

A group set up in January to bring people in the Sleaford area together by introducing them to the game of bridge has a new home for its expanding membership.

Lifestyle
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Family fun day in aid of additional needs group

A family fun day with dog show is to be held in Sleaford in aid of a support group for families with additional needs in Lincolnshire.

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The caddies arrive for distribution.

Caddies go out for waste trial

More than 9,000 food waste collection caddies have been sent out to homes in the Sleaford area and beyond as part of a recycling trial.

Politics
Dog show to be held in support of cancer cause

Dog show to be held in support of cancer cause

A dog training business near Sleaford is to hold an activity and fun dog show in aid of Cancer Research UK.

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The re-vamped trim trail at Kirkby la Thorpe CofE Primary School is officially opened.

‘Team effort’ sees trim trail re-vamped

A trim trail at a school near Sleaford has been revamped, following years of fundraising and a £5,000 donation from supermarket giant Tesco.

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The litter picking team from Year One.

Cleaning up the community

Youngsters from Kirkby la Thorpe CofE Primary Academy put learning into practice when they ventured into the village armed with litter pickers and bin bags.

Education
Poppy-making at Greenacres Care Home, Heckington.

Heckington poppy tally passes the 3,000 point

More than 3,400 poppies have so far been created as part of a project in a village near Sleaford to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

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St Botolph's Church, Quarrington.

Marking church’s 800th anniversary

Further details have been released of celebrations to mark the 800th anniversary of St Botolph’s Church, in Quarrington, (pictured).

Whats on
Health

Learn about diabetes and how to help prevent it

An event is to be held in Sleaford this weekend to raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes and a programme which aims to reduce people’s risk of developing the condition.

Whats on
Ice skater Leah Hall with some of her impressive collection of medals and trophies. EMN-180323-170305001

Leah aims to represent nation

A teenager from Great Hale is raising funds in the hope of representing Great Britain at a world figure skating event in the US later this year.

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Churchill Fellowship winner, Jack Sardeson, of Ewerby.

Jack wins backing for Japan research trip

A Ewerby man has been handed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to Japan to investigate how urban design can create dementia-friendly communities.

Health
Charity run in mum’s memory

Charity run in mum’s memory

A Sleaford man is set to face the London Marathon to raise funds for the fight against pancreatic cancer after losing his mum to the disease just six weeks after she was diagnosed with it.

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Helping raise funds for three good causes, wartime singer Heather Marie.

Forties-themed fundraiser from family-run firm

Details have been released of a musical wartime-themed charity event set to be held in Sleaford to help mark Armed Forces Day.

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World Book Day celebrations in Ruskington.

‘Snow’ stopping World Book Day fun

Mary Poppins, The Mad Hatter, The Cat in the Hat, Wally ... there were some new names on the register when Ruskington’s Winchelsea Primary School marked World Book Day on Wednesday last week.

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