Christmas News
Hundreds feel the festive spirit

Hundreds feel the festive spirit

Hundreds of people turned out when Leasingham’s Manor Farm Shops and Garden Centre held its latest evening of Christmas carols.

religion and belief
Christmas Day delivery at home for new baby Jax

Christmas Day delivery at home for new baby Jax

Little Jax Arthur Jeffries of Sleaford, was the first baby to arrive on Christmas Day in Lincolnshire.

religion and belief
Santa and his sleigh helps Sleaford area groups raise much needed cash for good causes

Santa and his sleigh helps Sleaford area groups raise much needed cash for good causes

Santa and his sleigh has helped raise money for good causes while touring the Sleaford area and surrounding villages.

religion and belief
Christmas message from the chairman of NKDC, Coun Geoff Hazelwood

Christmas message from the chairman of NKDC, Coun Geoff Hazelwood

During the months since taking on the Chairmanship of North Kesteven District Council, I have been privileged to represent the Council extensively throughout the County and District.

politics
Jumpers, cakes and carols get GP surgery patients in festive mood

Jumpers, cakes and carols get GP surgery patients in festive mood

Friday was Christmas Jumper Day, with organisations, businesses and schools all donning festive knitwear and donating cash to the Save the Children fund.

religion and belief
Cards brightening  up Keira’s Christmas

Cards brightening up Keira’s Christmas

A Sleaford teenager is enjoying an avalanche of Christmas cards from well-wishers hoping to cheer her up after being stuck in hospital for three months with no chance of getting home for the festivities.

religion and belief
Evening of carols in Leasingham

Evening of carols in Leasingham

A Leasingham business is hoping to spread some festive cheer at a carol concert tomorrow (Thursday, December 20).

festive event
‘Elf’service for charity at town care home

‘Elf’service for charity at town care home

There were ‘elfie selfies’ taken at Sleaford’s Ashdene Care Home on Friday when staff worked in costume for Elf Day for the Alzheimer’s Society. Staff and relatives chipped in to raise around £40 and manager Jilly Hunt said they managed to raise a laugh from all the residents.

festive event
Villagers in Billingborough area ready to greet Santa and raise cash for charity

Villagers in Billingborough area ready to greet Santa and raise cash for charity

A team of volunteers are helping Santa bring a smile to children’s faces in Billingborough and surrounding villages while raising lots of money for charity.

society
Firefighters join Santa to tour the streets of Sleaford, Ruskington, Billinghay and other villages for charity

Firefighters join Santa to tour the streets of Sleaford, Ruskington, Billinghay and other villages for charity

Firefighters from Billinghay and Sleaford will be accompanying Santa Claus around local streets in the run up to Christmas.

religion and belief

Latest

A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for