Extra Freeview HD channels in the coming weeks

Waltham transmitter mastGreat news for people that can already receive Freeview HD channels 101-105 and can receive services from the Waltham (East Midlands) transmitter will gain access to BBC Four HD, CBeebies HD, BBC News HD and Al Jazeera English HD as well as standard definition Al Jazeera Arabic.

To get the extra channels, viewers with a Freeview HD or YouView device should retune on the 25th March 2014.

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Pedal power for Sport Relief as relay passes through

A group of walkers were joined by a father and son on penny farthings as they took part in a nationwide relay for charity.

Members of “Team Honk” passed through the Mercury area on Monday during a 3,000-mile relay as they did their bit for Sport Relief.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

 

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Sat navs stolen from vans in Little Bytham

Police have appealed for witnesses to two thefts from vans to come forward.

Thieves smashed the windows of two vehicles in Station Road, Little Bytham, and stole sat navs and mobile phone holders on Wednesday night.

Call 101 quoting incident 53 and 107, both of February 6.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

 

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Lincolnshire vicar Susan Evans prays for good weather

A Lincolnshire vicar whose church is named after the patron saint of the weather has urged people to pray for a brighter outlook as this January has become the wettest on record for some parts of Britain.

The Reverend Susan Evans, from the Church of St Medard and St Gildard, in Little Bytham in the south of the county, last night led prayed with her flock and reportedly said: “Dear Lord, we’ve had enough.”

Read more from the Lincolnshire Echo website.

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Notts TV coming to theBythams?

Notts TV test 791 YouViewGreat news. It looks like theBythams area will be getting Notts TV after all!

They are currently doing tests on Freeview/YouView on 791/792.

When it goes live later this year, it will be available on Freeview/YouView channel 8.

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 11/02/2014

Pub quiz poster (11-02-2014)

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 14/01/2014

Pub quiz poster (14-01-2014)

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CBBC and BBC Three go HD on Freeview HD

Great news if you have Freeview HD or YouView. The BBC have launched HD version’s of CBBC and BBC Three.

These two extra HD channels are being broadcast from the Waltham transmitter.

CBBC HD can be found on channel number 73. BBC Three HD on channel number 105.

These channel’s will be followed by BBC Four HD, BBC News HD and CBeebies HD next year.

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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 offer dog owners a service where their animals are looked after the way they would be at home.

Read more from the Grantham Journal website.

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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 two visits to the post box during that morning to try and retrieve letters from it.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

 

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