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Shakespeare in the open air at Castle

Enjoy Shakespeare in the open air next week as Illyria make a welcome return to Lincoln Castle.

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Hitman’s welcome return to The Hope

After a two-year gap, the Hope Tavern welcomes back Russell “Hitman” Alexander and co this weekend.

The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Lincolnshire contestants

The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Lincolnshire contestants

The producers of a TV survival show are looking for Lincolnshire adventurers to test their skills in the wilderness.

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What’s on: July 26 - August 6, 2017

Email your datwes for inclusion to: or call 07803 505588.

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Holiday fun at Wragby swimming pool

The swimming pool offers plenty of fun exercise for all age groups to enjoy and during the school holidays, the managing committee has increased the sessions of holiday fun swimming.

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Ballet beautiful at The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Ballet will return to The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe next year, just in time to treat a loved one for Valentine’s Day.

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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We dare you to tell Abigail he has a girls name

Console Corner: Lull filled with exciting news

As we head into a bit of a video game lull until things start to heat up in September let’s take a look at some interesting bits of gaming news doing the rounds at the moment.

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James Waller-Davies

TV COLUMN: Fearless, Doctor Who, BBC pay

Columnist James Waller-Davies gives his view of some of the recent events on television...

Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You’ll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here’s how - but only if you’re brave enough!

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FEATURE: A taste of European food brings communities together

Some amazing tastes of European food were available at a Lincolnshire European Supermarket recently and food writer James Waller-Davies went along to try out some of the delicacies on offer and sniff out some new recipes...

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Vintage-style fair at St Mary’s School in Brigg

Vintage cars, cheerleaders, cakes and much more will be part of the summer fair programme at St Mary’s Catholic School in Brigg this Saturday, July 22.

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Gardens open for charity scheme

Take a peek behind two garden gates this weekend as part of the National Garden Scheme.

Top earner: Chris Evans

REVEALED: BBC pay: Who earns what?

The BBC has, for the first time, published salaries of its highest paid stars - with all those earning £150,000 or more included.

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Jazzing it up for double musical delight at Nettleton

This Friday, July 21, the Ancholme River Jazz Band, with vocalist Lulu White, will be performing at The Salutation Inn at Nettleton, from 7.30pm.

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What’s on: July 19 - July 30, 2017

Wednesday, July 19

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Knight fever is back at Lincoln

The Grand Medieval Joust returns to Lincoln Castle next month, with heroic knights from England, Germany and Wales all competing to be named champion.

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Wolf Hall comes to Gainsborough Old Hall

Gainsborough Old Hall celebrates its close links to Tudor royalty with a display of costumes from acclaimed BBC2 drama ‘Wolf Hall’ this summer.

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Farming focus at Caistor Centre

Our area of the Wolds is rich in farming history and at Caistor Arts and Heritage Centre it is the focus of this month’s free exhibition.

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