Bourne supermarket worker’s murder: Alan’s killers are still on the loose

A new documentary has focused on the brutal murder of Alan Wood as the sixth anniversary of his death draws close.

The 50-year-old supermarket worker and gardener, described by a friend as “a kind, big cuddly teddy bear”, was found dead at home in Lound, near Bourne, on Saturday, October 24, 2009.

Read more from the Spalding Guardian website.

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Castle Bytham Fireworks : 08-Nov-2015

Castle Bytham Fireworks 2015

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Experts probe Alan Wood murder in TV documentary on Sunday

The brutal murder of Alan Wood will be in the spotlight again in a major TV documentary on Sunday.

Experts including Clive Driscoll, the retired Metropolitan Police senior officer who secured convictions for the 1993 murder of Stephen Lawrence, review the gruesome events that led to Alan Wood (50) being found dead in a pool of blood at his home in Lound, near Bourne, on October 24 2009.

Donal MacIntyre: Unsolved airs on CBS Reality at 10pm on Sunday with a repeat showing at 9pm on Monday.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

CBS Reality

CBS Reality can be found on the following digital TV platforms:-

  • Freeview: 66.
  • Freesat: 135.
  • Sky: 146.
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Happy Lincolnshire Day everyone!

Happy Lincolnshire Day from theBythams.

Lincolnshire flag

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Harvest Festival, Little Bytham : 04-Oct-2015


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Ninth earthquake recorded in Rutland

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 has been recorded in a county hit by a series of tremors, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has confirmed.

The epicentre was near the town of Oakham in Rutland, in the East Midlands, at 22:40 BST on Tuesday.

Reg Burrell tweeted that he felt it in Castle Bytham, a village in Lincolnshire.

Read more from the BBC News website.

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Swayfield now has superfast broadband!

Here is some great news if you live in Swayfield and use Cabinet 2 (from the Corby Glen phone exchange). You can now get superfast broadband.

Swayfield phone exchange - 22-09-2015

To check if you get if you can get superfast broadband and what speed you should get. Check out

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 13/10/2015


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Public Meeting, Castle Bytham : 01/09/2015

Public meeting tonight at the Castle Bytham Village hall. About the revised plans for the quarry.

Pulic meeting : 01/09/2015

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Real Ale Sale @ The Castle Inn

Castle Inn, Castle Bytham“£2.50 a pint TUES, WED, THURS evening this week only.
~ when its gone – ITS GONE ~ :)
In case you have not seen our in-house Signs we are CLOSING for a wee annual break. From Friday 4th – Thursday 17th. We are OPEN again on FRIDAY 18th SEPTEMBER @5pm. This leaves us with the awful chore of drinking all the beer before we run away. So we thought you may want a little slice of the action. Happy Holidays! C & E x”

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