More DAB digital radio on the way…

aDABtickmarkLooking like from 29th February 2016 the area will have some many DAB digital radios to check out.

The countdown to the UK’s newest digital radio multiplex has begun, with 18 stations joining Sound Digital’s new service from 29th February 2016.

Stations launching on Sound Digital are:

  • talkRADIO
  • talkSPORT2
  • Virgin Radio
  • Share Radio
  • Mellow Magic
  • Magic Chilled (new) (DAB+)
  • Absolute 80s (moving from its current slot on Digital 1)
  • Kisstory (moving from its slots on various local DAB services)
  • heat radio (moving from its slots on various local DAB services)
  • Planet Rock (moving from its current slot on Digital 1)
  • Sunrise Radio
  • Awesome Radio (new – from Asian Sound Radio)
  • UCB2 (the recently renamed station, moving from its slots on various local DAB services)
  • Premier Christian Radio (moving from its current slot on Digital 1)
  • Premier Praise! (new)
  • Panjab Radio
  • Fun Kids (existing London DAB frequency remains) (DAB+)
  • Jazz FM (DAB+)

More information can be found @ www.a516digital.com/2016/02/faq-dab-digital-radio-changes.html.

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Flying Scotsman going full steam ahead for return to the East Coast Main Line

The most important date in a decade has been set for steam enthusiasts – the return of Flying Scotsman to the East Coast Main Line.

Its owners, the National Railway Museum have now named the date for this triumphant run from London King’s Cross as Thursday February 25.

Read more from the Scotland Today website.

More info can can be found at www.flyingscotsman.org.uk/events/inaugural-run/.

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CYCLING: Witham Wheelers test reliability around the Vale

Witham Wheelers latest reliability ride took place on two routes out into the Vale Of Belvoir, through Redmile, Long Clawson and back via Waltham on the Wolds.

The more experienced riders completed 43 miles in four different speed groups, and the less experienced group a 32-mile route.

Read more from the Grantham Journal website.

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 16/02/2016

Pub quiz poster (16-02-2016)

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Talking Pictures TV launches on Freesat

Talking Pictures TV logoIndependent archive Film and TV channel Talking Pictures TV launches today on channel 306, bringing the best of time-honoured British cinema to Freesat viewers.

Talking Pictures TV covers films of all genres including westerns, comedy, thrillers, horror, romance, and drama, stretching back to the 1930s. Viewers can relive classics such as Brighton Rock, Jigsaw, Moby Dick and Two Way Stretch.

Looking to save lots of money every month? Then why not cancel $ky your subscription and get Freesat instead?

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Bythams youngsters explore the great mystery of space

Bythams Primary School logoInspired by British astronaut Tim Peake, youngsters have been exploring the great mystery of space this term.

Pupils in the Year 5/6 class at Bythams Primary School have had a homework topic linked to space, as they’ve been inspired by the story of the astronaut and his six-month journey on the International Space Station.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Anger as thieves steal £5,000 of tools from Bythams Woodland Trust

Bythams SpinneyThe chairman of a community trust has condemned “callous” thieves who stole thousands of pounds worth of tools.

Volunteers for the Bythams Woodland Trust turned up to The Spinney in Little Bytham to do their regular maintenance work on January 23. But when they arrived, they found the door of their steel storage container had been ripped open, and several expensive pieces of equipment had been stolen.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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A section of old photos taken around Little Bytham

Here are a section of old photos taken around Little Bytham, that we’re found on flickr.

Please also remeber to check out our flickr group @ www.flickr.com/groups/thebythams. Where you can 100’s of new and old photos.

Little Bytham.
Little Bytham fuelling.
Little Bytham
4498 (60007) Sir Nigel Gresley wkg a spcl from Kings Cross

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Road Closure Amendment – Swinstead

Reason for closure: Essential maintenance works

Location: B1176 Creeton Road, Swinstead
(Between High Street junction & a point 450 metres South)

Period of closure: Originally 08/02/2016 to 12/02/2016

Closure now re-scheduled: 22/02/2016 to 04/03/2016
(Closures to be implemented for up to 5 days as & when required during this period,
signage detailing accurate dates & times will be displayed on site in advance)

Alternative route: B1176, A151, A6121 (to Toft), West through Witham on the Hill to Little Bytham, North on B1176 & Vice Versa

For more road closures in the area check out twitter.com/hashtag/lincsccroadclosures?f=tweets&vertical=default

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Temporary road closure: Witham On The Hill

Witham on the Hill village signReason for closure: Essential maintenance works by Anglian Water/Clancy Docwra

Location: Village Street (In vicinity of ‘Stonecot’)

Period of closure: 31/03/2016 to 02/04/2016
(Closures to be implemented as & when required during this period, signage detailing accurate dates & times will be displayed on site in advance)

Alternative route: Via A6121 & B1176

For more road closures in the area check out twitter.com/hashtag/lincsccroadclosures?f=tweets&vertical=default

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