Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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Holton le Moor WI

Members of the WI enjoyed a talk by Ann Campion about Scawby Hall, in her capacity as tour guide, at their May meeting.

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Market Rasen Probus

At the May meeting of Market Rasen & District Probus Club, member Laurie Povey gave a talk on Captain Albert Ball VC, DSO (two bars), MC, who at the time of his death on May 7, 1917, aged 20, was the UK’s foremost WW1 flying ace at a time when flying was in its infancy.

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Nostalgia: Garden party for nature conservation

Visitors to a garden party at Clare Lodge, in Rasen’s Caistor Road, helped raised £200 for the Lincolnshire and South Humberside Trust for Nature Conservation back in 1979.

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Nostalgia: Pitching in for the primary pool

Work began on providing a permanent roof for the learner pool at Market Rasen Primary School back in 1989.

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Steampunk to Scouting at Binbrook WI event

Binbrook WI held a successful showcase event, with a mix of crafters, artists, writers and hobbyists taking part.

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Church listing

Services in the area from Sunday, May 28

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What happened this day in history - May 24

1726 - The first circulating library opened in Edinburgh.

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Nostalgia: Church wardens admitted

The Archdeacon of Stow, the Venerable L Ashcroft, paid a visit to Market Rasen Parish Church in 1960.

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Nostalgia: Market Rasen Bowling Club

Outdoor bowling season is upon us and this picture from the Market Rasen Mail of 1960 shows some of the menfolk ready for action.

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Something fishy for Nettleton & Moortown WI

Members of Nettleton & Moortown WI enjoyed an interesting afternoon visit to Sea Lord’s fish processing plant in Caistor.

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New Rasen president Taking a pride in the whole community

After two busy and interesting years, Market Rasen Lion President John Fox has handed over office to fellow Lion Gary Eastburn.

What happened this day in history - May 17

What happened this day in history

1536 - Archbishop Cranmer declared Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn invalid.

How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Nostalgia: Seventies schooldays at Claxby

This picture was sent in by Trevor Lyle and shows Claxby School in 1971.

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Nostalgia: Bicycle bonanza

Dated around 1905, this photograph shows the start of a decorated bicycle race from Market Rasen market place, a preliminary to the old Feast Week celebrations.

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What happened on this day in history - May 10

1655 - England, with troops under the command of Admiral William Penn and General Robert Venables, annexed Jamaica from Spain.

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Love is in the air for Caistor Flower Club

This month, Caistor Flower Club is waiving the admission for non-members to their meeting on Wednesday, May 10, in the town hall.

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Volunteers looking to keep Caistor in full bloom

The super successful Caistor in Bloom is set to grow further under a new chairman.

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Nostalgia: Ladies’ lunch success for Rasen Probus

The continuing success of Market Rasen Probus Club was reflecting in the attendance at the ladies lunch of 1986.

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