Nostalgia: Seasonal lunch in Wragby

Members of the Wragby Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes provided a Christmas lunch for retired and past members’ wives in 1989.

Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Nostalgia: MP steps in after Rasen’s platforms judged to be too short

Market Rasen was in danger of losing its high-speed train service in 1991, after new safety requirements were put in place, meaning platforms were too short for the trains.

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Lost railways topic for Horncastle society’s meeting

Horncastle History and Heritage Society will welcome retired broadcaster, film producer and railway historian Mike Fowler to their first meeting of 2017.

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Rasen club bowled over by helpers

Market Rasen Bowling Club has been undergoing a bit of a facelift thanks to a team of volunteers.

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What happened this week in history

In 1569, England’s first state lottery was held. Tickets were obtainable from the West Door of London’s St Paul’s Cathedral.

Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Nostalgia: Where Romans trod

Archaeological discoveries found in the vicarage garden in Caistor 40 years ago provided further evidence of the extent of Roman occupation and a fortified area considerably larger than that outlined a century earlier.

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Caistor Centre seeks dungeon master

Caistor Arts and Heritage Centre is setting up a Dungeons and Dragons Club for people aged 12 to 18.

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Wartime memories sought at Caistor

Members of Caistor Army Cadets are taking part in a project to get people sharing memories or family stories from the First and Second World Wars, as well as more recent conflicts.

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Nostalgia: Centenary celebrations in Wragby

Wragby Methodist Church marked its 100th anniversary in 1994.

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What happened this week in history

In 1762, Great Britain entered the Seven Years’ War against Spain and Naples.

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East Barkwith gardeners

A visit to the magical Thursford Spectacular, an overnight stay in a luxury hotel in Norfolk, plus an opportunity for shopping or exploring in King’s Lynn on the return journey, provided a memorable experience for members and friends of the Barkwith and District Gardeners’ Association.

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Open-air Christmas concert in Nettleton

The pages of the Rasen Mail have been filled with seasonal celebrations, and it was no different 30 years ago.

Our look at the top five most anticipated games of 2017

Console Corner: Top 10 games for 2017: Part 2

Part two of our look at the top 10 most anticipated games of 2017 as we count down to number one.

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Rolling out the party fun at Binbrook

Members of Binbrook WI enjoyed a Christmas party at their December meeting.

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Visitor at Middle Rasen

Santa is always kept busy at this time of year at the many parties and other seasonal events.

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What happened this week in history

In 1065, Westminster Abbey was consecrated under Edward the Confessor.

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Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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