Hopes that TV documentary could shed light on Alan Wood’s murder

Why was an ordinary man tortured, murdered and mutilated?

That question has haunted Alan Wood’s family, friends and Lincolnshire Police ever since the 50-year-old was found dead in a pool of blood at his home in the tiny hamlet of Lound, near Bourne, on October 24, 2009.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Superfast broadband is now available in theBythams area

It’s official. Superfast broadband is now available in theBythams area. This week Castle Bytham cabinets, 2, 4 and 5 went live.

To find out which cabinet, you use. Use the on-line checker at www.dslchecker.bt.com.

Castle Bytham Exchange, FTTC cabinet 2Castle Bytham, FTTC cabinet 4

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Church Lane, line check

Just done a BT line check (using www.dslchecker.bt.com).

It says that people living on Church Lane, will now gets speeds of up to 73.4 Mbps using Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC). Or via ADSL the max is 7.5 Mbps.

A big jump in speed!

Little Bytham, Church Lane line check

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Little Bytham now got superfast broadband?

If the BT website (www.superfast-openreach.co.uk) is correct, parts of Little Bytham are now accepting orders for superfast broadband!

If anyone does sign up for it. Please can you do a Internet speed test before and after getting superfast broadband. Then let us know the results.

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Change in wind direction could have caused plane crash near Castle Bytham

A light aircraft may have crashed into a bungalow because of a sudden change in wind direction, an investigation has found.

The 73-year-old pilot of the Denney Kitfox ultralight was seriously injured in the crash, which happened at a grass airstrip between Castle Bytham and Swayfield just after 2pm on November 19.

Read more from the Grantham Journal website.

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Global TV audience for unsolved murder of Alan Wood

Police hope a worldwide audience for a new TV documentary on the horrific murder of supermarket worker Alan Wood could help solve the case.

Alan, 50, last seen alive at The Willoughby Arms, in Little Bytham, was tortured over some hours – repeatedly stabbed in the head – and had his throat slit, the fatal wound that saw him bleed to death at home in Lound, near Bourne, in October 2009.

Read more from the Grantham Journal website.

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 12/05/2015

Pub quiz poster (12-05-2015)

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Show your support for Rat Race Dirty Weekend runners

People are being urged to show their support for thousands of competitors who will tomorrow take on a gruelling 20-mile obstacle course.

The Rat Race Dirty Weekend takes place for the third time in the grounds of Burghley House, near Stamford, on Saturday.

Brian Makwana, from Castle Bytham, and a team of friends are running to raise money for CDH UK in aid of Brian’s son Wyatt, who was born with a condition called congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Lincolnshire County Council to review school transport

Campaigners have been fighting for a review of Lincolnshire County Council’s policy for several months.

Members of the Glenside School Transport Campaign argue that in some areas, such as Castle Bytham, Little Bytham and Creeton, the free transport provided to secondary schools is not as comprehensive as in other areas of the county.

Read more from the Bourne Local website.

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 28/04/2015

Willoughby Arms Quiz : 28/04/2015

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