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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Wind a factor in light aircraft bungalow crash, AAIB report finds

A pilot who smashed a light aircraft into a bungalow had been trying to abort a landing because of a sudden change in the wind, a report has found. The 73-year-old suffered a serious back injury in the accident near … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham light aircraft bungalow crash investigated

An investigation into how a small plane narrowly avoided two men and then struck a bungalow on a farm in Lincolnshire is continuing. The crash happened outside Castle Bytham, south of Grantham, on Wednesday afternoon. Read more from the BBC … Continue reading

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Waltham transmitter work prompts TV retune alert

Several transmitters, centred on Waltham near Melton Mowbray, will be switched off from midnight on 29 May. Affected householders will need to retune their Freeview boxes to restore services. The work is being done to free up more airwave space … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham arson attack couple return home

A couple whose house was wrecked by a series of firebombs have returned to their Lincolnshire home a year after the attacks. Detectives are still puzzled as to why Peter and Sylvia Cox were targeted but the couple insist they … Continue reading

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Alan Wood murder police set up case website

A website dedicated to a murder investigation has been set up by Lincolnshire police. Alan Wood, 50, was bound and tortured in his home in Lound near Bourne in October 2009. Detectives have said, aside from the theft of a … Continue reading

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Horror mask worn by arson suspect in Castle Bytham

A suspected arsonist, thought to be responsible for a string of attacks on an elderly Lincolnshire couple, disguised himself with a horror mask. Peter and Sylvia Cox said they were “baffled” about why their 17th Century cottage in Castle Bytham … Continue reading

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Two People Escape from Castle Bytham House Fire

TheBythams was shocked by the news that an arsonist had attacked the home of an elderly couple, Peter and Sylvia Cox, in Castle Bytham during the early hours of Wednesday morning (4 May 2011). From comments already made in the … Continue reading

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Digital re-tune reminder for East Midlands viewers

Changes are also being made at the Waltham transmitter, which covers parts of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Stamford, Lincolnshire. Read it on the BBC News Website.

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