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Wind a factor in light aircraft bungalow crash, AAIB report finds

A pilot who smashed a light aircraft into a bungalow had been trying to abort a landing because of a sudden change in the wind, a report has found. The 73-year-old suffered a serious back injury in the accident near … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Pilot, 73, escapes with cuts and bruises

A 73-year-old man has miraculously escaped with cuts and bruises after his light aircraft crashed through the roof of a bungalow in Lincolnshire. The pilot of the small aeroplane had to be freed from the wreckage by emergency crews after … Continue reading

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Crash drivers call for better signs at Ryhall junction

Two drivers involved in a collision on the B1176 near Ryhall are calling for fresh warning signs to be installed on the approach to a crossroads before an accident “kills someone”. With warning signs on the road worn out and … Continue reading

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Freeview Retune Day : 03-Sep-2014

News and children’s channels will be moving places on Freeview on Wednesday 3rd September 2014, as plans to extend the range of channel numbers reserved for general entertainment channels, are put in to place. The BBC Red Button service that … Continue reading

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Six-year-old twins from Castle Bytham to cycle six miles for charity

Proving that you’re never too young to start fundraising, a pair of six-year-old twins have signed up to take part in a six-mile bike ride at Rutland Water in aid of Diabetes UK. Ben and Gracie Stevenson from Castle Bytham … Continue reading

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Mark property and deter thieves with police sessions around Bourne and Stamford

Police will hold a series of security marking events to protect property from thieves. Free cycle marking sessions will take place in the Burghley Centre car park in Bourne from 10am until 4pm on Saturday. Read more from the Bourne Local … Continue reading

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