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New memorial unveiled near Antwerp remembers Castle Bytham pilot who was shot down in Lancaster over Belgium

Seventy-three years after a Lancaster bomber piloted by former Stamford School pupil Albert Victor Crawford was shot down over Belgium a memorial to those who lost their lives has been unveiled. Flying Officer Crawford, known to friends and family as … Continue reading

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Lots going on at growing auction rooms in Little Bytham

An auctioneer who opened in Little Bytham just five months ago says the business is going from strength to strength. Jessica Wall, set up J W Auctioneers & Valuers at the Stamford Auction Rooms, in Station Road Industrial Estate, in … Continue reading

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Ludlam heads bunch sprint for third place at Castle Bytham

A trio of Witham Wheelers made the short journey to Castle Bytham to take part in the latest EMRRL series race promoted by Bourne Wheelers over five laps of a 10-mile circuit on Sunday. In the soaring heat, the pace … Continue reading

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Temporary road closure: Corby Glen/Swayfield

Reason for closure: Essential maintenance works by A Plant Lux/BT Openreach Location: Un-named Road (Between A151, Corby Glen & Corby Road, Swayfield) Period of closure: 02/05/2016 to 03/05/2016 Alternative route:  A151 East to Corby, B1176 South, Corby Road West (towards … Continue reading

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Got a DAB Digital Radio? It’s time to retune!

If you have a DAB Digital Radio, it’s time to retune! Absolute 80s, one of the UK’s most popular digital-only stations has moved from the Digital 1 network to Sound Digital (SDL National) DAB multiplex. You will be pick up … Continue reading

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Volunteers at The Spinney near Little Bytham chosen to champion national project

Climbing trees, building dens and running around in the mud are innocent thrills that evoke childhood memories in most people. And its these activities, along with a wish to get closer to nature, that has encouraged a team of dedicated … Continue reading

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US trip offered to Flying Scotsman enthusiast after Virgin photobomb

US trip offered to Flying Scotsman enthusiast after Virgin photobomb. A man from Lincolnshire has been offered a trip to the United States after a Virgin East Coast train photobombed his view of the Flying Scotsman. Read more from the … Continue reading

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Virgin foils rail fan’s Scotsman dream

A vintage train fan, who hoped to get a terrific view of Flying Scotsman as it travelled from London to York for the first time since its refit, had his moment of magic scuppered. Ryan Allen was one of the … Continue reading

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The Flying Scotsman returns to Peterborough after 10 year restoration this week

The legendary steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman will pass through Peterborough this week following 10 years of renovation. The locomotive will be touring the country and will pass through the city on its inaugural run on Thursday, February 25, on … Continue reading

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Five people cut from three Lincolnshire crashes in less than 24 hours

Firefighters have cut five people from three separate crashes which all happened in under 24 hours. Crews from Corby Glen and Grantham rushed to a crash at Morkery Lane in Castle Bytham. Read more from the Lincolnshire Echo website.

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