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TV Robot Wars veteran Shane suffers defeat

Seasoned Robot Wars competitor Shane Swan, from the East Kirkby-area, says he is “still thinking about calling it a day” after disappointment in this year’s competition.

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Lincolnshire artist Ed Waite is to open a new gallery in Skegness. ANL-171123-173813001

New gallery opening in Skegness to unite communities

An artist who was inspired by the Skegness coast will unite cultures and tastes from all over the world when he returns to the resort where he grew up to open the doors of a new art gallery.

News

Ex-Skegness Standard editor spreading news of debut novel

A former editor of the Skegness Standard will be signing copies of his debut novel at an event in the resort next week.

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Man from Spilsby area set for TV test of ‘metal’ on BBC Two’s Robot Wars

For some, Sunday evening means taking care of those last few jobs left over from the weekend, for others it means having some quiet time before the working week returns ... but for one Boston-area man, this week, it means war!

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Unbearably good fun ... Paddington 2.

FILM REVIEW: Paddington 2

Michael Bond’s furry fun loving, marmalade endorsing, orphaned little bear is back.

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Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Business
Alan the donkey, star of the book, with the sanctuary's resident Santa Claus.

Animal sanctuary near Skegness preparing for difficult winter

A donkey sanctuary near Alford is preparing for a harsh winter caring for its 59 residents - and hoping sales of a Christmas book will raise awareness of what they do.

News
Thor: Ragnarok

FILM REVIEW: Thor: Ragnarok (12A)

It can be tough being a super hero, God of Thunder.

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One of the winning images for the 2018 calendar - Room with a ewe taken near Bardney, Lincolnshire,  by Michelle Scott. EMN-171027-145102001

Photographers look up to the skies for charity calendar

Some of Lincolnshire’s most breath-taking skies are included in a 2018 calendar in aid of a life-saving charity.

News
Lincolnshire locals wanted for E4’s Celebs Go Dating

Lincolnshire locals wanted for E4’s Celebs Go Dating

E4’s Celebs Go Dating is looking for people to apply for the show.

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One of the warnings put out by emergency services in Lincolnshire ahead of the fireworks this year.

Warnings issued over fireworks ahead of Bonfire Night

‘The young boy had severe burns and it was clear his eye had been impaled’ - an ambulance service worker has shared his shocking firework night story in a bid to warn others of the dangers ahead of this years’ Bonfire Night.

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The Ritual, now in cinemas.

FILM REVIEW: The Ritual (15)

This is the unhappy tale of what happens following the untimely death of a nice guy called Rob (Paul Reid) whose pal, Luke (Rafe Spall), hid rather than stepped up to try and save him.

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Sukie, 6, and  Tabby. 5,  Atwell-Charlton, of Old Leake.

GALLERY; ‘Core’ blimey - apple event near Skegness attracts 850

The annual apple day held at Gunby Hall and Gardens proved to be extra ‘a-peel-ing’ this year - with a record number of visitors going.

Lifestyle
Mary Berry has been confirmed as a judge for the new series

Are you Britain’s Best Cook? The BBC want you for a new TV show starring Mary Berry

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks, to roast, boil and and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.

News

VIDEO: Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers film video guide on safety when buying kids’ hallowe’en costumes

With the horrific story of TV presenter Claudia Winkleman’s child’s costume catching fire hitting the headlines the other year, Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers are offering a video guide to buying kids’ Hallowe’en outfits while still getting into the spirit with safety in mind.

Politics
Netflix is putting its prices up

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

For the first time in two years online streaming giant, Netflix, has raised its monthly subscription prices for UK customers.

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Undated film still handout from Blade Runner 2049. Pictured: Ryan Gosling as K and Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard. See PA Feature FILM Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Alcon Entertainment, LLC/Frank Ockenfels. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Reviews. FILM_Reviews_131973.JPG FILM_Reviews_131973.JPG

FILM REVIEW: BLADE RUNNER 2049 (15)

Welcome, thank you for coming. Please look up and to the left while I examine your eyes. Now answer these questions, please answer quickly as reaction time is a factor…

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle, now in cinemas.

FILM REVIEW: Kingsman: The Golden Circle (15)

Here it is then, the kick ass sequel to the stylish hyperkinetic action spy-em-up Kingsman: The Secret Service.

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Drew with his sidekick Tee

Hit TV show Salvage Hunters heading to Lincolnshire - and they want to hear from you!

Salvage Hunters, the popular Quest TV and Discovery Channel show, is heading to Lincolnshire to record a special edition of the programme - and the team want to hear from you!

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Now in cinemas, American Assassin.

FILM REVIEW: American Assassin

Who can we call when Jason Bourne, Jack Reacher and Jack Ryan aren’t around to save the day?

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