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2010-05-18 10:46:00

PITTSBURGH, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Tube City IMS Corporation, a provider of products and services to steel mills and foundries globally, today announced that its subsidiary, Tube City IMS UK, based in Scunthorpe, England, has received the "Contractor of the Year" award from its major customer Corus, a Tata Steel Group company. The award, which recognizes suppliers to the Scunthorpe steelworks who excel in safety performance and customer satisfaction, was presented at Corus' annual Scunthorpe...

2008-10-14 00:00:40

A Postman from Barton-Upon-Humber is hoping to deliver some valuable funds for a service he saw in action during an emergency. Fundraiser Martin Wharton (41) from Providence Crescent, is hosting a quiz to raise money for the Lincolnshire Integrated Voluntary Emergency Service (LIVES).

2008-10-10 00:00:27

Orders for Corus steel from its Scunthorpe plant are holding firm. There is a Europe-wide slowdown in the industry. However, a spokeswoman for Corus said the situation in the town was different.

2008-10-10 00:00:00

I See the so-called Lincolnshire Lakes project has once again featured in the pages of your newspaper, along with the usual mock- up aerial photo.

2008-10-03 00:00:00

A Creative resident has helped select a name for a new pounds3.5- million care home, opened yesterday.

2008-10-03 00:00:00

Over the weekend I attended the Scarborough Jazz festival and was wowed by Clare Teale and the BBC big band. Clare is one of the best vocal talents in the UK for big ballads and swing music and she was absolutely fantastic.

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.

2008-09-30 00:00:16

A Shopkeeper has made a plea for the return of a laptop containing family photos. Darren Cryne (35), owner of Cryne's convenience store on Holme Hall Avenue, Bottesford, fell victim to thieves who swiped his computer from his van.

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.

2008-09-26 00:00:26

Free swimming will be enjoyed by pensioners and children from April next year thanks to new government grants, it has been revealed. About half a million pounds will be earmarked for North Lincolnshire pensioners and the under-16s to enjoy free swimming between 2009 and 2011.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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