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Dog walkers warned after upturned nails found in woods near Grantham

Dog owners are being urged to be vigilant after a number of upturned nails were found in woods near Grantham.

A reader, who asked not to be named, shared a picture of one of the nails at Twyford Woods near Colsterworth, which is a popular area for both dog walkers and families, on social media.

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Bythams pupils hosts World War One history day

A village school transformed their playing field into No Man’s Land as part of a Remembrance Day project.

Pupils at Bythams Primary School, Little Bytham, came dressed for battle in uniforms and camouflaged clothing for a World War One Day, earlier this month.

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Musical feast at Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival

The final line-up of bands and performers has been announced for this year’s Midsummer Festival in Castle Bytham and it promises to be an even bigger and better musical and artistic feast than ever before.

There will be music to appeal to all tastes – rock, pop, classical, choral, folk, blues, country, Latin funk, big band, indie, and a cappella at the festival, which runs on Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18. Altogether more than 20 acts over two days, and all for free.

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Corby Glen post office in a cafe closes after three years

A post office set up in a village cafe has close for the last time today (Friday) because it is not paying for itself.

The post office, in The Pantry in Corby Glen, was set up in February 2014 after the local branch in Church Street closed. But business owner Miranda Bainbridge said she cannot keep the post office open any longer because it is not making enough money to make it worthwhile.

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Castle Bytham woman has purse returned after it is found in hundreds of tonnes of recycling waste

A Castle Bytham resident is thanking her lucky stars after her purse, along with its contents, was found among tonnes of recycling waste by an eagle-eyed employee at a recycling facility.

Shirley Grayson had accidentally thrown her purse into her recycling bin and thought she had no hope of ever finding it again.

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Ludlam heads bunch sprint for third place at Castle Bytham

A trio of Witham Wheelers made the short journey to Castle Bytham to take part in the latest EMRRL series race promoted by Bourne Wheelers over five laps of a 10-mile circuit on Sunday.

In the soaring heat, the pace was high from the start, with many of the 60-strong field trying to get a breakaway going.

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