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CONCERT REVIEW: Son of Skegness makes good in the world of symphonies

Ashley Wass (piano), South Holland Concerts, South Holland Centre, Spalding

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Committee is sleepy after getting cuddles from the many visitors she attracts to Gunby Hall EMN-160926-122039001

Gunby Hall’s famous felines make headlines

Gunby Hall and Gardens near Spilsby has made national headlines this week following appreciation for its feline residents.

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B&Q recall

B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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The Scots Guardsman pulling the Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre anniversary holiday express to Skegness, passing through Sleaford at midday today. Photo courtesy of John Taylor. EMN-160925-161436001

Children’s centre celebrates 125 years with steam train to Skegness

Steam fans have been treated to a spectacle today (Sunday) as a special anniversary excursion passed through Lincolnshire to Skegness.

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Time to change your password?

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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CallConnect bus. EMN-160318-101301001

Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.

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Aidan Turner in Poldark

Travel: Poldark’s pull to Cornwall

Climbing a cliff-top path weaving through an endless carpet of heather, I look up to see a series of mines on the horizon. ggh

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Remember when children used to play outdoors?

10 best outdoor games we used to play that our kids have never heard of

Kids of the 70s, 80s and 90s will remember them well with a nostalgic tear in their eye but here are 10 great outdoor games we used to play that our children have probably never heard of.

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Tiramisu

RECIPE COLUMN: An authentic taste of Italy

There’s no more disappointing end to a meal than a poor pudding. It’s that last culinary showcase of a good dinner that should leave you scraping at the dish for the last sweet morsel, wishing perhaps you were still young enough to get away with licking the bowl clean, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Can PES come out on top after a decade in FIFAs shadow?

Console Corner: Can PES come from behind to win?

It’s that time of year again when Konami and EA put their dukes up and get ready to punch it out in the battle for football game supremacy.

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New BBC cookery competition is looking for Britain’s best home cooks from our county

New BBC cookery competition is looking for Britain’s best home cooks from our county

Hot on the heels of hit BBC food competition The Great British Bake Off, contestants are being sought for a new BBC2 cooking competition looking for Britain’s Best Home Cooks.

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Skegness Seathorne School pupils received their end of term awards in July 2003 for hard work and effort as they prepared for the summer holidays.
Three pupils from each class were picked for the top gold awards, which signify outstanding achievement and effort as judged by their class teachers. The awards were presented by Coun Pat Phillips who was a school governor and is pictured with headmaster Iain Cameron and the gold award pupils. EMN-160824-114827001

NOSTALGIA: Pupils receive end-of-year awards

Skegness Seathorne School pupils received their end-of-term awards in July 2003.

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Dodgy chargers blamed

Dodgy chargers could be to blame for 35% increase in electrical fires

In the last year, the proportion of fire claims caused by electrical faults has risen by 35 per cent, now accounting for over a quarter (27 per cent) of overall fire claims, according to figures from the Co-op Insurance.

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Picture from the Skegness Carnival queen, princess and rosebud competitions July 2003.

NOSTALGIA: Royal trio from 2003 pose for the camera

The Embassy Theatre hosted the Skegness Carnival Queen, Princess and Rosebud competitions in July 2003.

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There are so many options to negotiate each scenario

Console Corner: Deus Ex Mankind Divided review

Deus Ex has you spoilt for choice.

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Coca-Cola bottle ‘most iconic packaging’

Coca-Cola bottle ‘most iconic packaging’

The Cola-Cola glass bottle has been voted as the most iconic packaging on the UK’s shelves.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. EMN-150909-170439001

Avoid becoming victim of holiday scams

Lincolnshire Trading Standards is reminding holidaymakers to remain vigilant when booking a last minute deal this summer.

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Roast lamb and ratatouille

RECIPE COLUMN: Our lamb is the best in the world

If you were asked to choose your favourite meals, your ‘Desert Island Dinners’, what would you pick? My bet is lamb of some sort would make its way on to most people’s list, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

More than half of the UK’s grandparents are planning to look after their grandchildren over the next few weeks, according to a recent survey.

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