Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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Nostalgia: Time on the slopes

The Wolds was covered in snow in January 1979, but that did not stop Quinten Parker and Dave Kent (pictured) from travelling further afield to get a taste of the white stuff.

Rabbit with cider and mustard.

RECIPE: Rabbit dish is fresh and zingy

In 1936, my grandmother’s School Certificate examination in Domestic Science involved the skinning, butchering and cooking of a rabbit. No one ran screaming from the exam kitchen and a couple of nips, tugs and cuts, and the rabbits were swiftly turned from animal to meat, writes James Waller-Davies.

Blow away the cobwebs with the Three Peaks Challenge for charity

Blow away the cobwebs with the Three Peaks Challenge for charity

Meningitis Now, the country’s biggest meningitis charity, is looking for outdoor enthusiasts to join it for its Three Peaks Challenge in June, raising funds to fight back against the killer disease.

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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What happened this week in history

In 1485 - Henry VII married Elizabeth, the eldest daughter of Edward IV, uniting the Houses of Lancaster and York.

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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.

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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.

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