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St George’s Day Scout parade to be cut short

The Sleaford district Scouts’ St George’s Day parade will not go ahead as planned on Sunday due to issues with road closures.

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The Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman to fly through Sleaford

The iconic Flying Scotsman will be passing through Sleaford tomorrow (Thursday).

Transport

In Pictures: Family’s inspirational ‘van life’ adventure

A father who quit his job for an adventure around the world with his family is sharing his story of life on the road.

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Graham Wright's photo of Watergate in 1970 when it was one of the narrowest in Sleaford. EMN-180504-100421001

Nostalgia - Before Sleaford’s one-way system traffic issues

Former Sleafordian, Graham Wright of Bedford, contacted us about our recent mention in Nostalgia of his 1969 plan to address traffic congestion problems. At that time traffic could travel both ways along Southgate.

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Easter Egg Hunt at Rauceby Hall, with access to the lambing sheds and daffodil gardens. L-R Emilia Sibbet 2 and Emily-Rose Little 2 of Sleaford. EMN-180204-090751001

Easter holiday fun for all the family at hall

An Easter Egg Hunt event held at Rauceby Hall on Easter Sunday was said to be incredibly successful by organisers.

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Heckington Swimming Pool looks like it will stay at its current site after all. EMN-180504-184812001

Heckington village pool will remain on site due to cable issues

Plans to relocate a community swimming in a village have been shelved after hitting a number of snags.

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Rotarians David Bentley, Mike Yarram, Tony Shearer, Peter Elkington and David Hart at last year's beer festival.

Drink a toast to St George’s at beer fest

Make sure you get your orders in as members of the Rotary Club of Sleaford Kesteven hold their 14th annual St George’s Beer Festival.

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Oliver Bass (second from left) with his winning 'chokkamoccha cake'.

Sleaford pupil wins ‘Bake Off’ competition with his ‘chokkamoccha’cake

St George’s Academy pupil Oliver Bass took on other students at the Boston College Bake-Off to come first in the competition.

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Club members busy testing out on of their completed layouts. EMN-180330-155305001

Model railway club chuffed at new venue

Model railway enthusiasts are chuffed to bits with their roomy new venue.

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ArtsNK ceramic wind chimes workshop at Navigation Yard. Clare Lorimer and Edward Lorimer 6 of Sleaford. EMN-180320-111858001

Wind chime are a breeze for families

A workshop to make ceramic wind chimes was a great success according to organisers ArtsNK, the district’s arts promoters.

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Tucking into treats at Sleaford Picturedrome in february 1969. EMN-180329-153525001

Children enjoy trip to the pictures

Our nostalgia photos this week take us back to February 1969.

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Manchester Airport reveals where Lincolnshire holidaymakers are jetting off to.

Favourite holiday destinations for Lincolnshire residents are revealed

Holidaymakers from Lincolnshire enjoy long-haul jaunts to Dubai, New York and Orlando - according to research by Manchester Airport.

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Heading for the cup final from Oz. From left - Sean Wattam, Gill Wattam (Mum) and Wendy Cummings (Aunty). EMN-180504-155204001

From Down Under to Wembley - former Sleaford man Sean makes epic trip to see Lincoln City in cup final

An Imps super fan who grew up in Sleaford is making an epic 10,808-mile trip to see his beloved Lincoln City play at Wembley.

Football
A view of the Lincolnshire Roads game. EMN-180204-140853001

Area’s potholes inspire popular new game app

A pothole dodging app devised by family-run web design business is taking the gaming charts by storm.

Lifestyle

VIDEO: New era begins for NK sport and leisure - April sees new partners take charge, delivering £10m saving

Building on the district council’s £7m investment in its leisure services in recent years, newly appointed partners to run them in North Kesteven take charge this week.
Politics
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Free Easter fun at Sleaford Library

Free sessions of Easter holiday activities for children are on offer at Sleaford Library in April.

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Kay Ellerby from Aunsby, a member of the Lincolnshire Longwool Sheep Breeders' Association at Cogglesford Mill in Sleaford.. EMN-180326-141848001

Discovering visitor attractions for free

This year’s Discover Lincolnshire Weekend saw a variety of attractions in the North Kesteven area offering plenty to do for free for local tourists.

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Students welcome guests to the official opening of Carre's Grammar school's new technology centre back in January 1993. EMN-180326-155945001

Nostalgia: VIP guests for opening of tech centre at Carre’s in 1993

Civic dignitaries were welcomed to Carre’s Grammar School back in January 1993 for the grand official opening of its new technology centre.

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Precautions before embarking on your next ski holiday

New research shows that Brits embarking on skiing holidays are leaving themselves open to the risk of theft.

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