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Nominate your volunteering heroes in Skegness

Nominations are now being accepted for new awards celebrating the tireless work done by volunteers.

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FEATURE: Chimney fire safety advice

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue has issued the following chimney fire safety advice:

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FEATURE: Make sure you get your chimney swept - it could save your life

Firefighters and chimney sweeps in Lincolnshire have issued a fresh appeal to warn people of the dangers of chimney fires, following a recent rise in incidents across the county as the winter nights continue to bite.

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‘We need volunteers’: Burgh-le-Marsh Carnival is back

Burgh le Marsh Carnival is back. The much-loved event, which has been missing from the annual calendar for some years, is being resurrected by a new group of volunteers.

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Children are working longer hours than their parents, study shows. Photos: Center Parcs

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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Sian Lovatt riding Ziggy before the scare when a lorry passed too close on a road in Hundleby. ANL-170117-112552001

‘Slow down’: Hundleby riding centre owner’s plea after rider is thrown

A riding centre owner has made an appeal for all motorists to take extra care around horses following an incident in West Keal which left a rider with serious injuries.

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Ex Service are holding narrow lead

Skegness Domino League

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Council plea: ‘Don’t cut grass service in Skegness’

Pressure is to be put on the county’s ‘political leaders’ to reconsider a decision that could turn Skegness into a ‘dilapidated jungle’.

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Skegness council tax up but ‘could be worse’

Council taxpayers in Skegness can expect to pay more for their services this year – but not as much at this stage as was suggested.

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Assassin's Creed.

FILM REVIEW: Assassin’s Creed

Why so serious Michael?

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Rabbit with cider and mustard.

RECIPE: Rabbit dish is fresh and zingy

In 1936, my grandmother’s School Certificate examination in Domestic Science involved the skinning, butchering and cooking of a rabbit. No one ran screaming from the exam kitchen and a couple of nips, tugs and cuts, and the rabbits were swiftly turned from animal to meat, writes James Waller-Davies.

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‘Can you out shout wind?’ – then you could be Skegness Town Crier

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez - Skegness Town Council is seeking to recruit a Town Crier.

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‘Absolutely offensive’ - Skegness ranked alongside Syrian warzone

A list of the ‘world’s worst’ holiday destinations that ranks Skegness alongside a Syrian warzone is beyond insulting, according to the Mayor.

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The likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will make the Switch popular

Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms large

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

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Town and United both travel to Horncastle for derby clashes

Skegness Town are looking to make it a hat-trick against rivals Horncastle Town on Saturday.

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This weekend’s local league fixtures...

Boston League fixtures for January 21:

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The open evening at Wainfleet Magdalen Museum.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Thanks given at Wainfleet Magdalen Museum open event

Wainfleet Magdalen Museum held an open evening in June 2004 to thank all those people who helped to transform the building and supply historical items for display, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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Hunted is returning to our screens

Lincolnshire ‘fugitives’ wanted for Channel 4’s new Hunted series

Channel 4 is looking for people from the Lincolnshire area to participate in its new Hunted series.

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Alan Cupitt and Gill Thomas

UPDATE: Skegness couple ‘back on British soil’ after state of emergency call in Gambia

A Skegness couple who were holidaying in The Gambia as political unrest hit the country have arrived home safely.

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