Message in a bottle sender now traced

A 10-year-old girl has been revealed as the person behind a message in a bottle that washed up in Norway from her former home in Skegness.

What a way to (rain)bow out for 2017 (although Christmas openings are to come) ... Gunby Hall. Picture: Astrid Gatenby/National Trust

PICTURE OF THE WEEK: Gunby, under the rainbow

Here we see Gunby Hall, near Spilsby, beneath the arc of a rainbow.

Children in Skegness take part in a Spooky Pebble Paint workshop at The Hildreds shopping centre. Megan and Mason Greevy, nine

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GALLERY: Pebble power brings out young artists in Skegness

There were plenty of stony faces at a children’s Halloween-themed arts session in Skegness this week, but not from those taking part!

A young visitor to the Hedgehog Day at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve.

Hedgehog Day attracts hundreds to Skegness reserve

Hundreds of people turned out at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, in Skegness, last week for a chance to meet some prickly individuals.

Where the letter in the bottle was found.

Appeal after message in bottle from Skegness washes up in Norway

An appeal has been made to trace the former Skegness resident behind a message in a bottle which washed up on a Norwegian coastline.

Some members of Churchills netball team in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New kit for netball team

Here we turn back the clock 10 years to a new kit presentation.

Spilsby Youth Centre in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Awards at Spilsby Youth Centre

A presentation evening was held at Spilsby Youth Centre to honour the achievements of its members, 10 years ago.

Seathorne Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New starters at Seathorne school

Here we see a group of new starters at Seathorne Primary School, in Skegness, in 2007.

Birthday girl Marjorie (Madge) Hands.

Happy 100th birthday Madge! See how former teacher from near Skegness celebrated

A former teacher in Burgh le Marsh, who was still helping young people with their studies into her mid-90s, has celebrated her 100th birthday

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