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Bourne Festival draws in the crowds

Record crowds came out in the sunshine to enjoy Bourne Festival at the weekend.

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Neil  Bothwell and other members of  Bourne and District Round Table at the  Hopshackle Brewery. Submitted.

Bourne Festival organisers brew-up ale

Bourne Festival organisers have teamed-up with a brewery to create a special ale for the event - and they made it themselves.

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LITERARY FESTIVAL: Crime novelist Alison Bruce (seated) with Rachel Eyre (with microphone) and Rachel Wilson at Iron Horse Ranch House in Market Deeping.  Photo supplied.

Mystery writer in town to help launch festival

Fans of crime writing in South Holland and the Deepings can meet the creator of Cambridge’s answer to Inspector Morse at a major event in April.

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Antonia Catalano in her Polished Nails and Beauty room at Wansford

Nail technician set to wow at London Fashion Week

A woman who swapped nappies for nails will be decorating the fingertips of models at London Fashion Week.

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Outgoing chairman Liz Waterland, centre, is given a gift by Judy Stevens and Phil Dilks

Double celebration for Deeping Library

A community library hosted two special celebrations to mark its first anniversary and the letting of the offices above.

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Artisans on Friday in Red Lion Square, Stamford

Fears Artisans Market could be cancelled if rent rises

The popular Artisans Market that runs throughout the summer in Red Lion Square in Stamford could be cancelled after the annual rent cost was put from £150 a year to £3,000.

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New drive-in cinema to be launched at showground

Stamford-based company Keystone Event Productions is to host a Valentine’s-themed drive-in cinema event on Saturday, February 11.

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Louise Doughty, author of Apple Tree Yard

Author behind new BBC drama Apple Tree Yard among big name guests at Deepings Literary Festival

A host of big names will be speaking at the first Deepings Literary Festival in April including the author behind new BBC drama Apple Tree Yard and former MP Gyles Brandreth.

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Visitors to last years food festival

Festivals return to Meadows

Both the Stamford Food and Drink Festival and Stamford Music Festival will return to the town’s Meadows this summer – following their successful debuts in 2016.

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Artist Tim Mann will be showcasing his new work 'One Year Later' in Stamford on Thursday, January 19.

Visual artist Tim Mann to showcase new work in Stamford

Artist Tim Mann is to showcase a selection of his work in Stamford tomorrow (Thursday, January 19).

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Rutland chef Adam Longden fulfills his novel ambition

A chef at one of Rutland’s most popular venues has revealed a hidden talent.

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The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

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Dick Van Dyke in the original Mary Poppins film (Photo: YouTube)

Dick Van Dyke to star in Mary Poppins sequel at 91

Dick Van Dyke will dust off his sweeping brush after confirming he will appear in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel.

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Artist Tim Mann seeks help with big portrait of Stamford

Artist Tim Mann has revealed the date when a unique portrait of Stamford will go on display – but he still needs help to make the project a success.

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Evie Pearce at Main Street Fine Art

Unique gallery opens its doors in Stamford and begins selling high-end Disney artwork

A new gallery has just opened its doors in Stamford – and is the only one in the UK allowed to sell unique high-end Disney artwork.

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"Oh Margaret, youre such a Polecat and as for you Susan, you Ninnycock, Ill see you later"

REVEALED: Academic uncovers the best long-lost British swear words

A language historian has revealed the best long-lost swear words from Britain - including nippy, tarse and wittol.

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Presenter and property expert Lucy Alexander/ Raise the Roof Productions

Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

This week, as we celebrate 80 years of television, we take a look at the oldest programmes still on the air.

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The Handful of Harmonies team on Eggheads. ANL-161020-112438001

A Handful of Harmonies members set to appear on BBC Two quiz show Eggheads

Ladies choir A Handful of Harmonies are all set for their next big performance - this time on BBC Two quiz show Eggheads.

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