BBC Radio Nottingham now on Freeview

BBC Radio NottinghamBBC Radio Nottingham can now be found on Freeview/YouView channel number 720. If you use the Waltham transmitter.

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Market Deeping couple celebrate 60 years together

A couple who celebrated 60 loving years together have said that the secret to a long and happy marriage is having a laugh with one another.

Bernard and Betty Windsor celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary on Thursday last week, together with their two sons Andrew and Terry.

The pair, who met as young children whilst growing up in the same village in Little Bytham, got married in 1955, when Betty was aged 18 and Bernard was 21. Betty recalled that their church wedding in Little Bytham “really was a white wedding” as it was snowing.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 17/03/2015

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Warning to lock vehicles after Castle Bytham thefts

Police are reminding the public to secure their vehicles after thieves stole items from unlocked cars.

Two Castle Bytham residents had their cars entered ovenight between Thursday and Friday, when they were left unlocked parked on their driveways.

Read more from the Grantham Journal website.

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Classic FM and LBC joins Freeview

FreeviewClassic FM joins Freeview on channel 731, while LBC joins on channel 732.

These radio services are also available through YouView boxes.

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Reminder : Great British Railway Journeys

Just to remind everyone to watch “Great British Railway Journeys” this coming Friday (30th January 2015) on BBC 2/HD at 6:30pm.

“Michael Portillo begins in Oakham, where he learns of a noble tradition dating back to the Middle Ages. Following in the footsteps of peers over the centuries, he determines to take part. Heading east to Stamford, Michael discovers why the town is such an attractive location for period dramas and takes part in a Victorian melodrama. A ghoulish scene awaits in Peterborough as Michael visits a Victorian operating theatre where railwaymen were treated. Michael’s last stop on this final journey is Christ’s College at Cambridge University, where he learns about the student days of the father of evolution, Charles Darwin.”

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 17/02/2015

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 13/01/2015

Pub quiz poster (13-01-2015)

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 09/12/2014

Pub quiz poster (09-12-2014)

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Castle Bytham light aircraft bungalow crash investigated

An investigation into how a small plane narrowly avoided two men and then struck a bungalow on a farm in Lincolnshire is continuing.

The crash happened outside Castle Bytham, south of Grantham, on Wednesday afternoon.

Read more from the BBC News website.

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