Flying Scotsman to go through Grantham

Restored railway locomotive Flying Scotsman is planning to pass through Grantham next month

It follows a 10-year restoration costing more than £4million on the iconic engine which first emerged from LNER’s Doncaster works in 1923.

Read more from the Grantham Matters website.

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 19/01/2016

Pub quiz poster (19-01-2016)

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50 things you should do in Lincolnshire during 2016

It won’t be too much longer before spring is upon us once more and therefore time to start thinking about heading outdoors for some family fun.

There is a wide range of great attractions and places of interest right here on our doorstep in Lincolnshire.

26. Another place to enjoy the great outdoors is The Spinney, Little Bytham, where families can enjoy walks, playing and picnics. Website — community.lincolnshire.gov.uk/thespinney/

Read more from the Lincolnshire Echo website.

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RT HD added to Freeview

RT logoRT HD has launched on Freeview at today on channel 113. For non-HD viewers, the standard definition version of RT continues on channel 135 as normal. In addition to world news and current affairs, the channel also contains a UK opt-out during the evening with hourly news bulletins tailored to UK audiences.

Viewers who already can receive BBC Four HD on channel 106 will be able to get the new RT HD channel. In some instances a retune may be required.

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UKTV Channels launch on Freesat

freesat logoGreat news, if you have Freesat. Three new entertainment channels; Drama (Ch. 162), Yesterday (Ch. 163) and Really (Ch. 164) have been added today!

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Christmas craft fair to raise funds for Phoebe Research

Get on down to Little Bytham Village Hall this Saturday (December 5) for a day full of festive fun in aid of Stamford-based charity, The Phoebe Research Fund.

The event, taking place from 9am to 1pm, will feature a number of festive stalls selling beautiful crafts and gifts.

Read more from the Rutland Times website.

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Superfast broadband is now available in Witham on the Hill

It’s official. Superfast broadband is now available in Witham on the Hill. This week Witham on the Hill cabinet 2 went live.

If you live in Witham on the Hill check out www.dslchecker.bt.com to see which cabinet you use and what speed likely to get.

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The Royal Oak : 05-Dec-2015

The Royal Oak - 05-12-2015

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Firefighters free casualty from car after Castle Bytham crash

Firefighters freed a casualty from a car after a road collision in Castle Bytham this morning (Sunday, November 22).

Crews from Corby Glen and Grantham attended the crash on Morkery Lane which was reported just before 11am.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Where can I pick my home-grown Lincolnshire Christmas tree?

You can’t beat a REAL Christmas tree – and this year there’s plenty of choice to suit every pocket in Lincolnshire as the growers have produced a massive array of peaceful pines!

There’s mainly artificial offerings in the supermarkets and big stores.

Read more from the Lincolnshire Echo website.

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