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Doggy day care is a great success story

An entrepreneurial mother who set up her own pet-sitting business two years ago has seen demand grow at such an exceptional rate that she has recruited two apprentices. Tracey Longmuir, who lives in Corby Glen, launched ISIS Pet Care to … Continue reading

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Post box broken into in Castle Bytham

Police are appealing for witnesses after the post box on the outside of a farm premises in Castle Bytham was forced open, between 8am and 12.30pm on November 27. Police said it is believed that the offender made at least … Continue reading

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Single mums raise issues with Government advisors

When Tracey Longmuir began to buckle under the pressure of raising a child and coping with a relationship break-up, keeping her newly started dog walking and pet sitting business was tough going. But the 38 year old refused to be … Continue reading

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Fibre broadband is here…

Some great news. Fibre broadband is here… But only if you live in the local villages of Clipsham, Stocken or Stretton. If you think what does this have to do with theBythams. Well they all happen to use the Castle … Continue reading

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Burst main leaves villages without water

Several villages were left without water today (Monday) because of two separate faults. Residents of Carlby, Essendine, Castle Bytham, Swayfield, Witham-on-the-Hill and surrounding areas with PE9, PE10, NG33 and LE15 postcodes have been affected by the problem, which began at … Continue reading

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Community Channel added to Freesat

The Community Channel, which features short films, factual shows and documentaries highlighting the work of voluntary organisations is now on Freesat channel 651. It’s available 24 hours a day, in contrast to Freeview, where the channel only broadcasts from 2-8am. … Continue reading

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BBC announces two year DAB transmitter roll out plan

The BBC’s Alix Pryde has announced ambitious plans to expand the BBC National DAB multiplex to reach “49 out of 50″ people in the UK. Which also happens to include new local DAB transmitters at Boston, Bourne, Grantham, Scunthorpe and … Continue reading

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County council libraries consultation ends

A public consultation on plans to withdraw funding from county council libraries has closed. Lincolnshire County Council gave residents the chance to have their say on plans to close 32 of its 47 libraries. Read more from the Rutland Times … Continue reading

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Celebrate 10 years of The Spinney in Little Bytham

A 10th anniversary celebration takes place at The Spinney in Little Bytham tomorrow (Saturday). The woodland area was revamped by The Bythams Woodland Trust and includes swings, a zipwire, seesaws, a wooden playhouse, treetop lookout and a campfire pit. Read … Continue reading

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New book on famous locomotive that put Little Bytham on the map

Little Bytham earned its place in history as the spot on the East Coast Main Line where the Mallard locomotive roared through at 126mph 
– setting a world steam speed record which has never been beaten. The date was Sunday, … Continue reading

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