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This wonderful picture from days gone by was used by former Rasen Mail editor Teddy Sharpe in one of his popular retrospective features, which was printed in the paper in 1981.

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Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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What happened this week in history

In 1016, King Edmund II, ( Edmund Ironside), died. He was succeeded by Cnut the Great.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Market Rasen Probus Club

Market Rasen and District Probus Club held its annual ladies’ lunch at the golf club, where president John Frewen-Lord welcomed 56 members and their guests.

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Santa in town at Rasen

Santa in town at Rasen

Christmas is all about tradition and one of the most heart-warming events for Market Rasen is the arrival of Father Christmas.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Rolling out the sweet treats at Binbrook

Binbrook and District WI members welcomed Lynn Larder to their November meeting, as they got to grips making Christmas snowmen out of sugar paste.

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Emergency stop for Wragby cubs

Emergency stop for Wragby cubs

Wragby cubs were pictured getting out and about in the Rasen Mail of 1992.

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Beavers celebrate landmark anniversary

Beavers from across the Louth area came together to celebrate the organisation’s 30th anniversary.

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What happened this week in history

In 534 BC, Thespis of Icaria became the first recorded actor to portray a character on stage.

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Holton le Moor welcomes WI chairman

Chairman of the Lincolnshire North Federation of WIs, Chris Morgan – pictured with president Megs Graham-Rack – paid a visit to Holton le Moor WI, where she talked about the significant number of new WIs formed as a result of last year’s national centenary.

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Nostalgia: Camera Club winners

Nostalgia: Camera Club winners

Members of Market Rasen Camera Club found themselves in front of the camera and on the pages of the Market Rasen Mail in 1988.

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A taste of medieval times

The WI’s Northwold Group autumn meeting was held in Grasby Village Hall, where 67 members and five visitors learnt about medieval food from mother and daughter duo Jannet Reade and Laura Clark, dressed as Tudor servants.

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Nostalgia: Wragby Boys Under 16s

The Wragby Boys Under 16s, who played in the Mid Lincs Youth League, are pictured at their presentation evening in 1996.

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Scout group receives start-up grant from Louth Freemasons

Scout group receives start-up grant from Louth Freemasons

The newly-formed Binbrook Scout Group is proving popular, with numbers increasing rapidly.

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What happened this week in history

In 1272, while travelling during the Ninth Crusade, Prince Edward became King of England upon Henry III’s death, but he was not to return to England for nearly two years to assume the throne.

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Lincolnshire residents urged not to delay renewing their concessionary travel pass

A high number of Lincolnshire English National Concessionary Travel Scheme passes are set to expire in 2017, and people are being advised to apply in good time to ensure they get their new pass before their current one runs out.

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Poet and lyricist Roger McGough celebrates his 79th birthday this week EMN-160411-083232001

What happened this week in history

In 1541, Queen Catherine Howard (the fifth wife of Henry VIII) was confined in London Tower. She was beheaded three months later.

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