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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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Roald Dahl at work in his famous writing hut

Roald Dahl Day celebrates 100 years since author’s birth

Exactly 100 years ago today Roald Dahl was born and children and adults around the world will be coming together to celebrate the life and works of the much-loved author.

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Alex Geairns, station director for Hereward Media, talks about the broadcasting project to an audience in Bourne.

Fens community TV group given charitable status

A media project aimed at bringing community broadcasting to Spalding, Long Sutton and Holbeach has taken a further step forward by becoming a charity.

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Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

In a world where the pocket calculator was as close as many of us got to technology, the video recorder seemed like it had come from outer space (or possibly off the set of Tomorrow’s World). A whole world of television viewing opened up in the late 1970s with TV shows and the latest(ish) films available to watch whenever we wanted.

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Exciting plans for literary festival in the Deepings

Plans are moving swiftly for a literary festival in the Deepings to be hosted next Spring, with something for the whole community.

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A photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George to mark his third birthday (Matt Porteous/PA)

Prince George’s third birthday shots taken at Anmer Hall

Prince George is celebrating his third birthday today and to mark the occasion Kensington Palace have released some charming pictures of him taken at the family home in West Norfolk.

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Participants in a previous Crowded Room project

Artist Tim Mann wants to draw around 10,000 Stamford residents

A professional artist is planning to create a unique portrait of Stamford – by drawing around the bodies of up to 10,000 local residents.

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Neil Mason with his painting of the signal box EMN-160714-121032001

Deeping St James signal box could be back in place within a year

A historic signal box which was dismantled brick-by-brick in 2014 could be rebuilt and in use as a heritage centre within the next 12 months.

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Bourne physiotherapist Alan Crane in his guise as alter ego and author Serenity Crane.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Colourful author Serenity Crane to give talk in Bourne next Thursday

Charismatic author Serenity Crane, otherwise known as Bourne physiotherapist Alan Crane, will be giving a talk about his books on Thursday.

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The Deepings School rocket building day, in association with the Ogden Trust and Starchaser Industries, with guests, staff and students, including (front) Daniel Newcombe, Hamid Dungawalla and Jack Litman.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Students learn big bang theory at The Deepings School

The Deepings School went out of this world on Tuesday as students launched their own rocket creations high into the sky.

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The view from the window of Grimsthorpe Castle near Bourne EMN-160620-165019001

Is this view from a window at Grimsthorpe Castle worthy of winning competition?

The view from the window of Grimsthorpe Castle near Bourne is in the running to be judged the best in the region.

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Bourne Classic Car and Bike Carnival is still going ahead despite bad weather

Bourne Classic Car and Bike Carnival is still going ahead despite bad weather

Bourne Classic Car and Bike Carnival is still going ahead this Sunday – despite torrential rain leading to a change of location.

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One of Tim Peake's space pictures

10 amazing pictures from space by astronaut Tim Peake

Astronaut Tim Peake is due to return to earth this weekend after six months on the International Space Station.

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Bourne Town Hall could be passed into the hands of trustees.  Photo by David Lowndes.

Bourne Town Hall future lies in charitable trust or private owner’s hands

Bourne Town Hall will either be run by a charitable trust or sold to a private owner, its current trustee has announced.

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Lucy Heath and Trip Hazard. EMN-160527-102221001

UPDATE - Dancing dog duo Lucy and Trip from Billingborough voted through to Britain’s Got Talent final on wild card place

Billingborough’s dancing dog duo, Lucy Heath and Trip Hazard may not have been voted through in last night’s (Thursday) Britain’s Got Talent semi-final but the viewing public have voted them through as a wild card entry.

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