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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.

2008-09-30 00:00:23

A Lincolnshire talent show has been given a re-vamp to include undiscovered acts such as jugglers, magicians and comediennes. The Theatre Royal in Lincoln has opened up this year's Echo- backed Wow Factor competition to include any act the public can throw at it.

2008-09-30 00:00:22

North Lincolnshire-born award winning folk singer and guitarist Martin Simpson entertained crowds at Barton-Upon-Humber's Ropewalk Gallery. Martin, who collected two national folk awards last year, made a return visit to the area on Friday.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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