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2008-10-14 00:00:25

A new wildlife conservation area near Lincoln is set to be open to the public within a few months. The 90-acre site, called Teal Lake, is being created as an extension of Whisby Nature Park, west of the A46 Lincoln bypass.

2008-10-14 00:00:16

By simon faulkner A New scheme to ensure the early detection of bowel cancer has been launched in North East Lincolnshire. The programme will enable men and women aged between 60 an 69 to be screened for the disease every two years.

2008-10-11 00:00:30

By Conrad Emmett A Centre bringing essential skills to young adults with special educational needs has officially opened.

2008-10-10 00:00:00

Scientists monitoring Cleethorpes saltmarsh must be given time to produce evidence to pave the way for action to protect the beach. That is the view of North East Lincolnshire Council's portfolio holder for the environment, Coun Martin Vickers.

2008-10-08 00:00:27

A middle-aged, 6ft tall man with a Lincolnshire accent is being sought for a prestigious part in a movie.

2008-10-07 00:00:26

Any celebration is always an occasion to remember and this was no exception.

2008-10-04 00:00:19

Pom Flying Club, based at Humberside Airport has trained the UK's youngest pilot. Sally Cluley (17) , from Leicester, trained at the airport and attracted national media interest for her achievements.

2008-10-03 00:00:22

Charity fund- raisers are about to set off on an 85-mile round trip in memory of a friend who died from cancer. Michael Dobbs (44), his son Ben (17), from Beckside Village in Lincoln, and friends Tracey and Rob Armstrong, from Heighington, are setting off on their journey at 7am on Saturday.

2008-10-02 00:00:14

A rib-tickling selection of stand-up will be staged this week as Lincoln holds its first comedy festival. The week-long event will be celebrating some of the major names in British comedy.

2008-10-01 00:14:13

Hospitals in the county were facing closure and cuts on October 3, 1996. But Lincoln County was to get extra services out of the shake- up, it was revealed. Lincolnshire Health unveiled its long-awaited plans for the future of health care in the county.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'