Arts & Screen

Fond memories of county show held in Aswarby

An appeal for memories from when the Lincolnshire Show was held at Aswarby in 1956 is being made - to contribute to a display in the village.

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Learn more about Navigation House

History lovers are invited to discover more about a key town landmark, led by a local historian and expert.

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Stars of Robot Wars inspire young battlers - primary school pupils design robots for arena showdown

Year Six pupils are preparing to do battle after being inspired by a visit from two of the stars of BBC’s Robot Wars.


WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used train tickets

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.

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Sleaford Christmas Market will be on SUNDAY after agreement not to switch days

Preparations are underway for this year’s Sleaford Christmas Market, but plans by the organising group to switch it to a Saturday have been dropped after a passionate plea from local traders concerned that the change might hurt their business.

Now in cinemas, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

FILM REVIEW: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The dinos are back – but this time they’re in danger.

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Minor damage discovered after Heckington Mill’s sails now safely secured after high winds blew the sails out of control

Volunteers at Heckington Windmill have discovered minor damage having secured its eight sails after surrounding roads had to be closed as a safety precaution during high winds.

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Two ‘Woods’ Have Believed It at Carre Gallery

An exhibition of work produced by two Lincolnshire artists is on display at the Carre Gallery, in Sleaford.

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VIDEO: Road closed due to safety concerns for Heckington Mill sails during high winds

Police have closed the road running past Heckington Windmill due to safety concerns in the high winds.
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Double delight for village band of volunteers

The village of Heckington is celebrating a remarkable double success, as not one but two organisations have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

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Library session on embroidery

Machine embroidery workshops are to be held at Sleaford Library on Mondays, July 30, August 6, and August 13, running from 10am-12pm.

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Selected for the Royal Ballet School - Annabel Crosby, 11, of Greylees. EMN-180406-172443001

Young dancer jumping for joy

An eleven-year old dancer from Greylees near Sleaford has won a place at the prestigious Royal Ballet School, ahead of stiff competition.

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Milling day at Cogglesford Watermill

Cogglesford Watermill, in East Road, Sleaford, will be open this Sunday, June 10, for a milling day.

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Organisers have ‘plan B’ for festive market

Organisers have ‘plan B’ for festive market

Sleaford Town Councillors resolved at their meeting last Wednesday to back proposals by organisers to potentially not go ahead with road closures and associated traffic management arrangements for the Sleaford Christmas market this year.

Education news

A chance to ‘GROW’ with free adult learning courses

Heritage Lincolnshire has announced more of its popular GROW courses for adults will be available in June and July.


IN PICTURES: Enthusiasts take chance to view fairground memorabilia before it goes under the hammer

A viewing has taken place today (Friday) of more than 800 pieces of fairground memorabilia owned by a Boston-area family which is set to go on sale this weekend.

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.


IN PICTURES: A scrumpy time at Carrington Rally

Organisers have announced a major headliner for next year’s Carrington Rally, which will mark 60 years since the festival began.

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.

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