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Shop opens during lockdown at the Castle Inn Pub in Castle Bytham

When Boris Johnson called time on pubs last month, one village inn’s landlords weren’t going to be left crying into their pints.

Instead, Will Stanton and Sue Farley, who run the Castle Inn at Castle Bytham, sprang into action to open a village store.

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Dog dies after picking up tennis ball in woods near Stamford, and several more fall ill

Police have this evening (Saturday) reported that several dogs have fallen ill and one has died after picking up a tennis ball in woods near Stamford.

In a statement made on its Facebook page, Grantham-based police are warning dog owners who take their dogs to Morkery Woods near Castle Bytham, and Twyford Woods near Colsterworth.

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Friends of Alan Wood remember him with a pint and a packet of Mini Cheddars at his local pub

Alan Wood was killed in his Lound bungalow on October 23, 2009, and colleagues and friends from where he used to work at Sainsbury’s in Bourne gathered at a special reunion at the Willoughby Arms pub in Little Bytham tonight (Wednesday, March 23).

They were joined by his younger sisters, Janice and Sylvia.

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Owners offer £500 reward for safe return of stolen cockapoo Riz

Devastated dog owners are offering a reward to help find their cockapoo which they believe was stolen.

Riz was sleeping in a van parked in Main Street, Tinwell, on Tuesday afternoon while builders worked on her owners’ house.

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