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.

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.

Campaign takes aim at litter

Campaign takes aim at litter

A campaign has been launched in Sleaford to help make the town ‘litter free’.

Police have noted the road situation is an 'ever-changing story'.

FRIDAY 11.15AM: Lincolnshire Police road closure update

Here is the latest information, as of this morning (Friday) at 11.15am, from Lincolnshire Police about road closures:

Ivy and her family - supporting calls for help in setting up a new British Heart Foundation fundraising group for the Sleaford area.

Call to join heart disease fight

An appeal has been made for people in the Sleaford area to come forward and join the fight against heart disease.


Stroke campaign is launched

A campaign has been launched to remind people in Sleaford and across the East Midlands to be aware of the symptoms of a stroke and to raise the alarm at the first signs of one taking place.

The Spring Gin Festival logo.

Rotary club planning town’s first gin festival

A gin festival is to be held in Sleaford next month in what is believed to be a first for the town.


Dedicate a marathon mile to a lost loved one

A Heckington woman set to take on the London Marathon this year is planning to raise extra funds for her cause by running each mile in memory of someone’s lost loved one.

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Awards to celebrate the best in social care

Organisations in Sleaford are among those to have made the finals of this year’s Lincolnshire Care Awards.

One-woman show Mummy Monster is coming to the Sleaford area.

Mum’s the word at theatre show

A production exploring the pressures of parenthood comes to a venue near Sleaford next week, courtesy of a Bristol-based artist.

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Holiday website spotlights Swaton’s world egg throwing championships

Holiday website spotlights Swaton’s world egg throwing championships

An annual event held near Sleaford which attracts entries from around the world has been featured on a holiday website’s round-up of ‘wildly wonderful’ UK sporting events.

The Duke of Wellington, in Leasingham. Picture: Lucy Hubbert.

Community’s plans to buy their local pub

Could a village pub near Sleaford become the property of the community it serves?

The cheque presentation of funds raised by the carol concert.

Hundreds raised for charities

Hundreds of pounds have been raised for good causes through a Christmas carol concert near Sleaford.

Looking ahead to a 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity', Eve Lawson.

Eve chosen to attend ‘Olympics for Scouts’

A Sleaford-based Scout has been chosen to help represent the UK on the other side of the Atlantic at a global gathering for the movement.

Pictured (from left) Harriet Kirsopp, Chloe McGill, Francesca Holmes, Jospehine Smith, Hannah West, Laura Bates, Phoebe Dales, Emily Nuttall and Lorna Swan.

School honours achievements

A Sleaford school welcomed back ex-students – including one who has since served with the Armed Forces in Afghanistan – as it celebrated the achievements of last year’s GCSE, AS, and A-level cohort.

Presentations at Leasingham Village Hall.

Awards for Best Kept Village winner

A certificate and commemorative plaque have been presented to Leasingham following its success in this year’s Lincolnshire Best Kept Village and Small Towns Competition.

Gail's shortlisted piece.

Gail in ‘frame’ for top honour

A photographer based near Sleaford who only took up the art form professionally in recent years – after breaking her neck – has been shortlisted for a top honour.

A game for all ages ... a new beginner's bridge course is to launch in Heckington. Picture: English Bridge Union.

A bridge to the game of bridge

A new course is set to launch to help bring people in the Sleaford area together by introducing them to the world’s most popular card game.

Andy Burn and son Callum Burn, publicising Fray Bentos back in 2014.

Place at film festival and shot at award for town’s Tin Hat Productions

A film by a Sleaford production company has been selected for the Imperial War Museum Short Film Festival.

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Arts Council chief visits area

The head of a Government-backed organisation which invests millions into the arts has visited Sleaford.

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