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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.

2008-09-28 00:00:29

A Question that comes to my mind is when and why was the pathology laboratory service at Lincoln County Hospital put out to contract in the first place and not kept in house? The general public and I know to our cost that when some services are privatised that profits come first before patients.

2008-09-28 00:00:22

By laura stuart-cook The Wolds Words Festival Of Reading, Writing And Performance is back! This year's event - from Monday, October 13 to Friday, October 31 - will see stars such as Robert Powell, most famous for his role as Jesus of Nazareth, and currently staring in BBC Drama Holby City as Nurse Mark Williams, attend.

2008-09-26 00:00:12

Free health checks are on offer to visitors at a gym opening this weekend. Health club Harpers, in East Road, Sleaford, is opening its doors during its Get Active Family Fun Weekend on Saturday and Sunday.

2008-09-25 00:00:26

Firms were today urged to throw their weight behind schools initiatives designed to put the polish on the "workers of tomorrow".

2008-09-25 00:00:24

Bangers and mash, fish and chips, Yorkshire puddings and cucumber sandwiches... The waves are not the only place where Britannia rules - we reign at the dinner table too.

2008-09-25 00:00:00

Four North Lincolnshire bands are now through to the last 12 of the 27th annual Scunthorpe Rock Open, promoted by the Grimsby and Scunthorpe Media Group. And another five hopefuls are busy tuning up for tomorrow's penultimate heat.

2008-09-19 00:00:29

A Bus has had a makeover to promote nurses in Lincolnshire. Marie Curie cancer nurses have redecorated a Stagecoach vehicle in daffodils and fun images to promote their nursing service.

2008-09-19 00:00:29

Waiting times at Scunthorpe General Hospital are falling, it has been revealed. Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has exceeded national targets.


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.'