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Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival is ‘best one yet’ thanks to heatwave

That was the enthusiastic verdict following this weekend’s Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival, which ran on Sunday and incorporated a music festival on Saturday. The event was blessed with a heatwave with clear blue skies and bright sunshine, with hundreds of … Continue reading

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Conservative Nick Boles retains Grantham and Stamford seat with 35,090 votes

MP Nick Boles has retained his Grantham and Stamford seat with 35,090 votes in the General Election. There was a turnout of 69.4 per cent with 56,699 people voting in the constituency. Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Musical feast at Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival

The final line-up of bands and performers has been announced for this year’s Midsummer Festival in Castle Bytham and it promises to be an even bigger and better musical and artistic feast than ever before. There will be music to … Continue reading

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Corby Glen post office in a cafe closes after three years

A post office set up in a village cafe has close for the last time today (Friday) because it is not paying for itself. The post office, in The Pantry in Corby Glen, was set up in February 2014 after … Continue reading

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Easter 2017 Bank Holiday bin collections

Collections are as usual on Friday 14 April. All collections during the week commencing Monday 17 April will be one day later than normal due to the Bank Holiday. Waste needs to be available at the edge of your property by 7.30am on the day of collection. … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham woman has purse returned after it is found in hundreds of tonnes of recycling waste

A Castle Bytham resident is thanking her lucky stars after her purse, along with its contents, was found among tonnes of recycling waste by an eagle-eyed employee at a recycling facility. Shirley Grayson had accidentally thrown her purse into her … Continue reading

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Road safety : 14/02/2017

Over the last two days, there has been an alarming number of road traffic accidents reported on the local roads. Please remember to drive to the current conditions, taking extra time to complete your journeys. One thing to consider, if … Continue reading

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Deer Poaching Activity : 28/01/2017

Overnight between 27th of January 2017 and the morning of the 28th, deer poaching has occurred between Castle Bytham and South Witham. The offenders have caused a great deal of damage to gates, fencing and crops. If you witness any … Continue reading

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Changes to waste collections in South Kesteven over Christmas period

Waste collections will take place a day later over the festive period in South Kesteven. This means there will be no bin collections on Boxing Day or Monday, January 2 and all collections will be 24 hours later than normal … Continue reading

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Seventh anniversary of the tragic murder of Bourne supermarket worker Alan Wood

Today (Monday) is the seventh anniversary of the brutal murder of a Bourne supermarket worker, Alan Wood. The 50-year-old man’s mutilated and lifeless body was found on the living room floor of his home in Lound by a neighbour on … Continue reading

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