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Fire crews tackle tractor blaze in Little Bytham

Firefighters tackled a tractor on fire in a field in Little Bytham this afternoon (Sunday, August 9). Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Campaigners react to Lincolnshire school transport review

Campaigners have welcomed a partial review of free school transport in Lincolnshire, but insist the whole policy needs looking at. A proposal to review the grammar school section of Lincolnshire County Council’s policy came before the authority’s children and young … Continue reading

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Get groovy at 1960s-themed Castle Bytham festival

Travel back in time and re-live the spirit of the 60s at this year’s Castle Bytham Midsummer Music Festival – a jam packed weekend of live music and entertainment in the heart of the village. Following the success of 2014, … Continue reading

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Review of school transport in Lincolnshire takes shape

Councillors have approved the first step in a review of part of a free school transport policy. A proposal to review the grammar school section of Lincolnshire County Council’s policy came before the authority’s children and young people’s scrutiny committee … Continue reading

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50 great places to take the kids this summer

With the school summer holidays coming up next month, and some nicer weather on the horizon – fingers crossed – it’s time to start thinking about heading outdoors for some family fun, writes KATE CHAPMAN. Until my children came along … Continue reading

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Workshop destroyed in Castle Bytham blaze

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have confirmed that the fire in Castle Bytham yesterday was caused by a spark from a bonfire igniting a tyre. The blaze in a barn used as a workshop on Clipsham Road, Castle Bytham caused 100 … Continue reading

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Hopes that TV documentary could shed light on Alan Wood’s murder

Why was an ordinary man tortured, murdered and mutilated? That question has haunted Alan Wood’s family, friends and Lincolnshire Police ever since the 50-year-old was found dead in a pool of blood at his home in the tiny hamlet of … Continue reading

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Change in wind direction could have caused plane crash near Castle Bytham

A light aircraft may have crashed into a bungalow because of a sudden change in wind direction, an investigation has found. The 73-year-old pilot of the Denney Kitfox ultralight was seriously injured in the crash, which happened at a grass … Continue reading

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Global TV audience for unsolved murder of Alan Wood

Police hope a worldwide audience for a new TV documentary on the horrific murder of supermarket worker Alan Wood could help solve the case. Alan, 50, last seen alive at The Willoughby Arms, in Little Bytham, was tortured over some … Continue reading

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Show your support for Rat Race Dirty Weekend runners

People are being urged to show their support for thousands of competitors who will tomorrow take on a gruelling 20-mile obstacle course. The Rat Race Dirty Weekend takes place for the third time in the grounds of Burghley House, near … Continue reading

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