Fashion fundraiser at Castle Bytham Village Hall

Tickets are now on sale for a charity fashion show taking place on Friday, next week (April 1) at Castle Bytham Village Hall.

The fabulous event, starting at 7.30pm, will feature top fashions from the high street, including the likes of Next, M&S, River Island and Wallis – all available to purchase on the night at discounted prices.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Fibre broadband coming to Pickworth

DSC03798Some great news if you stay in Pickworth, Rutland. Fibre broadband is coming to your area soon!

More information can be found @ www.rutland.gov.uk/digital_rutland/where_and_when.aspx.

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 15/03/2016

Pub quiz poster (15-03-2016)

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Got a DAB Digital Radio? It’s time to retune!

aDABtickmarkIf you have a DAB Digital Radio, it’s time to retune!

Absolute 80s, one of the UK’s most popular digital-only stations has moved from the Digital 1 network to Sound Digital (SDL National) DAB multiplex.

You will be pick up the following new DAB Digital Radio stations after the retune.

  • Awesome Radio (64kbps)
  • Fun Kids UK (32kbps DAB+ stereo*)
  • heat radio (80kbps)
  • Jazz FM Stereo (32kbps DAB+ stereo*)
  • KISSTORY (80kbps)
  • Magic Chilled (32kbps DAB+ stereo*)
  • Mellow Magic (80kbps)
  • Panjab Radio 1 (56kbps)
  • Planet Rock (80kbps)
  • Premier Christian (64kbps)
  • Premier Praise (64kbps)^
  • Share Radio UK (64kbps)
  • TalkRADIO (64kbps)^
  • TalkSPORT2 (64kbps)^
  • Virgin Radio (80kbps)^
  • Sunrise National (64kbps)
  • UCB2 Nationwide (64kbps)

*Requires a DAB+ radio with HE-AACv2 compatibility
^ Coming soon

More information can be found @ www.a516digital.com/2016/02/faq-dab-digital-radio-changes.html.

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Volunteers at The Spinney near Little Bytham chosen to champion national project

Climbing trees, building dens and running around in the mud are innocent thrills that evoke childhood memories in most people.

And its these activities, along with a wish to get closer to nature, that has encouraged a team of dedicated volunteers to create a woodland paradise known as The Spinney, near Little Bytham.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Your time to support the Spinney has arrived!

The Key dates are :: Sat Feb 27th – Sunday March 6th.

Tokens being counted at following Tesco Stores.

  • Bourne
  • Bourne Express
  • Grantham Express
  • Grantham Harrowby
  • Market Deeping
  • Stamford Metro

TESCO – ‘BAGS OF HELP

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US trip offered to Flying Scotsman enthusiast after Virgin photobomb

US trip offered to Flying Scotsman enthusiast after Virgin photobomb.

A man from Lincolnshire has been offered a trip to the United States after a Virgin East Coast train photobombed his view of the Flying Scotsman.

Read more from the itv news website.

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Virgin foils rail fan’s Scotsman dream

A vintage train fan, who hoped to get a terrific view of Flying Scotsman as it travelled from London to York for the first time since its refit, had his moment of magic scuppered.

Ryan Allen was one of the legions who waited along the route to witness the iconic engine as she sped northwards.

Read more from the BBC News website.

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The Flying Scotsman returns to Peterborough after 10 year restoration this week

The legendary steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman will pass through Peterborough this week following 10 years of renovation.

The locomotive will be touring the country and will pass through the city on its inaugural run on Thursday, February 25, on its journey from London to York. It will also pass through Stamford and Grantham.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Home to join Freeview

UKTV-homeUKTV is taking a fifth channel free-to-air from 1st March, when lifestyle channel Home launches on Freeview.

Home will launch on channel 25, currently used by Dave Ja Vu.

The channel’s programme portfolio includes: My Dream Derelict Home, Escape to the Country, A Place in the Sun: Home Or Away, My Flat-Pack Home featuring Amanda Lamb, Nick Knowles’ Original Features, Make My Home Bigger, Fantasy Homes by the Sea and Kitchen SOS featuring Nadia Sawalha.

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