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What happened this day in history: November 22

1718 - British pirate Edward Teach (Blackbeard) was killed in battle with a boarding party, led by Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard.

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Nostalgia: Footballers fight against drop zone

Back in 1977, Market Rasen Town footballers were looking to pick up some points to draw away from the Lincolnshire League Premier Division relegation zone.

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Nostalgia: Bazaar time for Caistor Catholics

It is that time of year again when the round of seasonal fairs take place across the area.

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What happened this day in history - November 15

1492 - Christopher Columbus’s notes first recorded reference to tobacco.

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Nostalgia: Rejects take Old Timers title

Graham Taylor’s Rejects is hardly a team name to inspire the majority.

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Nostalgia: Town band leads Rasen Remembrance parade

Leading the Armistice Day parade in Market Rasen 50 years ago was the town band - a custom which will be repeated this Sunday.

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Wandering minstrel entertains WI at Nettleton

Nettleton village hall was full of WI members, together with a small scattering of husbands, to hear Elizabethan minstrel Dante Ferrara, who strolled in wearing full Elizabethan costume and playing a Hurdy Gurdy.

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What happened this day in history - November 8

1602 - The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford was opened to the public.

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Nostalgia: Cherry confusion

Last week we showed this picture of a tree being planted in Binbrook by members of the WI and village hall chairman Colin White.

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Nostalgia: Playful picture

This picture, thought to have been taken at some point in the 1960s, has been provided by Catherine Hand (nee Castleden).

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Remembrance: Friesthorpe family feature in documentary series

The tragic wartime tale of a Friesthorpe family is the topic of a special series of documentaries hitting the airwaves this week.

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What happened this day in history - November 1

1512 - The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo, was exhibited to the public for the first time.

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Nostalgia: Binbrook WI

Then: Tree planting at Binbrook

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WI gets in tune at Holton le Moor

Members Of Holton le Moor WI took part in a very musical meeting when Sheila Harrop and her companion demonstrated Hand Chimes.

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Church listing

Services in the area from Sunday, October 29

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What happened this day in history: October 25

1415 - The English army defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years War.

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Caistor WI

The October meeting saw members making Christmas decorations with wood, paint and pyrography, under the expert tuition of Sue Roebuck.

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Front line family link at Rasen Hub

The latest free family history workshop at the Rasen Hub will be looking at soldiers.

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Nostalgia: Sewer crisis in Rasen

A Market Rasen business was counting the cost of sewer improvements in the town back in 1992.

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Mary Berry has been confirmed as a judge for the new series

Are you Britain’s Best Cook? The BBC want you for a new TV show starring Mary Berry

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks, to roast, boil and and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.

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