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Macmillan managers for Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Rutland keen to raise awareness about charity

One of the most recognisable names in cancer support is that of Macmillan, a charity first established in 1911 and without question as important and relevant today as it has ever been.

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Stamford Community Orchard Project wassailing 2018. By Lee Hellwing.

Wassailing ritual takes place in Stamford

Residents came together to take part in a noisy Medieval ritual which is carried out to encourage a good apple harvest.

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RUGBY UNION: Bourne hit back in tough test

Bourne made another statement of intent with victory on Saturday.

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Joint managers Phil Gadsby and Jimmy McDonnell

FOOTBALL: ‘We should not be ruled out by anyone just yet’

Bourne Town have aspirations to climb the league table after a second victory and clean sheet in a row against Lutterworth Athletic.

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Rotary Club Bourne delivers hot meal to centre

The Rotary Club of Bourne recently presented a cheque to the Butterfield Day Care Centre to pay for a Christmas meal for its clients.

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Inpatient is perhaps the pick of the January games

Console Corner: Four games to look out for in January

January is not usually the most thrilling time of year for gamers but here are four releases to look out for.

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Community news.

South Kesteven District Council tax consultation

South Kesteven District Council is to ask residents, businesses and town and parish councils for their views on council tax proposals for 2018/19.

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Bourne Westfield Primary Academy pupils play games to learn times tables

Learning times tables was made more fun this week for pupils at Bourne Westfield Primary Academy with a spot of golf.

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Children can take part in muddy Race for Life at Burghley House

Boys and girls are being invited to get muddy for a good cause at a brand new event from Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

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Entries are invited for 20th Dragon Boat Festival

The 20th Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival is to take place on the Peterborough Rowing Lake at Thorpe Meadows on June 9.

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Public exhibition on plans for 110 homes

A housing developer is set to hold a public exhibition later this month on plans to build 110 homes in Bourne.

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A safe was stolen during the Brandon burglary

Six arrested in connection with ATM attacks across East Midlands

Six people have been arrested this morning (11 January) as part of an investigation into a series of ATM attacks across the East Midlands and neighbouring counties.

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Bourne v Bugbrooke

Rivals becoming wary of Wakes

Joint boss Phil Gadsby believes his side’s rivals are starting to take notice of the ever-improving Bourne side.

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Bourne v Wellingborough Old Grammarians

Talented team will deserve the chance if promotion becomes possible

Player-coach Dave Maudsley believes his talented Bourne Rugby Club charges will deserve the opportunity of promotion if it arises.

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Bourne 4ths v St Neots 2nds

Valiant effort as Dragons go for broke in narrow home loss

Bourne Deeping Dragons came away with their heads held high despite a 4-3 home defeat in a topsy-turvy 
Premier B tussle with 
Norwich City on Saturday.

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Molly Peel

Harriers athletes among the top ten at Lincolnshire Cross-Country Championships

Bourne Town Harriers had a number of athletes gain top 10 finishes at the Lincolnshire Cross Country Championships.

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James Husbands, head teacher at Willoughby School, Bourne, is part of a consultation about a new strategy and vision for special schools in Lincolnshire.  Photo by David Lowndes.
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Review of SEND plan for special schools in South Holland under way

Families in South Holland can have their say on new plans for educating pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Lincolnshire.

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Alice Peters turned 100 on January 11, 2018.
From left, Alices grandaughter, Denise, Alice, her son Bryan and Abbie her grandaughter. By Lee Hellwing.

Bourne woman’s secret to making 100 is ‘eating well’

A bubbly pensioner who is celebrating her 100th birthday this week said the secret to long life is making sure she eats well.

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Tony McArdle

Lincolnshire County Council chief executive resigns

Lincolnshire County Council’s Chief Executive, Tony McArdle, will be stepping down after over twelve years in the role.

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The Deepings School pupils win Lego competition

A team of pupils from The Deepings School were crowned regional champions in a competition to build robots out of Lego bricks.

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