What happened this day in history: April 18

1587 - Francis Drake sank the Spanish fleet in Cadiz Harbour. It was referred to as ‘Singeing the King of Spain’s Beard’.

Organisers of the Wolds Women of Influence exhibition later this year in the court room of the Old Police Station EMN-181004-075921001

Influential exhibition builds heritage plan for Rasen

Market Rasen’s former magistrates court is set to become a centre for exhibitions, with two already planned for this year.

Cadets and vets marked the 100th anniversary of the formation of the RAf EMN-180504-111557001

Rasen Cadets and Vets mark RAF centenary

Members of 2292 (Market Rasen) Air Cadets helped celebrate the RAF’s 100th birthday when they attended the town’s Veterans Breakfast Club in the White Swan on April 1.

Nostalgia: 1986 EMN-180904-112620001

Nostalgia: Warranting a good send off at Binbrook

The Rasen Mail of 1986 showed warrant Officer Tex Williams being ‘ejected’ from RAF Binbrook.

The Turnor Arms, in Wragby, will soon be converted into an English and Indian restaurant. EMN-181004-093925001

New restaurant to ‘spice’ things up in Wragby

A Wragby business owner is set to launch his latest venture this month - a 100-seater restaurant which combines English and Indian cuisine.

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Nostalgia: 1979 EMN-180904-142212001

Nostalgia: Work awards at De Aston

Pupils at Market Rasen’s De Aston School had the chance to widen their horizons back in 1979 by producing work in their own time on topics of their choice.

WI bunting EMN-180904-083009001

WI members are bumping up the bunting for county show

WI members from across the area joined together to make bunting ahead of this year’s Lincolnshire Show.

Vicki Mason , centre, surrounded by Pony Club friends from the past. EMN-180904-153247001

Time travel at Nettleton for marathon effort

Former members of the Brocklesby Hunt branch of the Pony Club went back to the 80s and 90s to help a fellow member with her fundraising efforts.

Army Cadets from Caistor and Market Rasen laid wreaths at the Thiepval Memorial to honour local men lost in the First World War EMN-180304-115719001

Rasen and Caistor cadets follow in footsteps of the fallen to honour men

Army Cadets from Market Rasen and Caistor have visited France and Belgium to honour local men who fell during World War One.

Outgoing president Diana Williams handed over to new president Brita Lakeman EMN-180304-125502001

New president for Rasen ladies who lunch

At the recent AGM of Market Rasen Ladies Luncheon Club, outgoing president Diana Williams handed over to Brita Lakeman, who will be President of the Club for the coming two years.

What happened this day in history, April 11 EMN-181004-081159001

What happened this day in history: April 11

1606 - The Union Jack was adopted as the official flag.

New Lion Steve Bunney was welcomed by president Gary Eastburn, sponsor Elizabeth Eastburn, Zone Chairman Ron Lyus and membership secretary Christine Goldring EMN-181004-083129001

Rasen Lions welcome new member

Market Rasen Lions Club has welcomed a new member into the pride.

Marking the Fire Brigades Union centenary EMN-180904-185221001

New website launched to mark fire service centenary

A new website examining 100 years of fire service history has been launched today (April 9) as part of plans to mark the centenary of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU).

Book your next holiday with Lincolnshire Co-Op and help support Prostate Cancer UK. EMN-180904-115617001

Book your next trip with Lincolnshire Co-Op and support a worthy cause

Holidaymakers across the county can support Prostate Cancer UK when booking their next break or trip away at a Lincolnshire Co-Op travel branch.

Nostalgia: 1979 EMN-180304-075803001

Nostalgia: Reward at Rothwell

In 1979, achievements in agriculture at the world-renowned Rothwell Plant Breeders were rewarded.

Manchester Airport reveals where Lincolnshire holidaymakers are jetting off to.

Favourite holiday destinations for Lincolnshire residents are revealed

Holidaymakers from Lincolnshire enjoy long-haul jaunts to Dubai, New York and Orlando - according to research by Manchester Airport.

Joint winners of the Wragby Community Gardening Club Trophy are Edith Nash and Graham Osbourn, which was presented to them by show sponsor Alan Watson of Green Thumb Lawn Treatment Services, centre right also show chairman John Bird. EMN-180328-122100001

Spring show winners at Wragby

Despite the cold spring holding back the flowers, the recent Wragby Community Gardeners Spring Show, held in the town hall, was well supported.

What happened this day in history - April 4 EMN-180304-132826001

What happened this day in history - April 4

1581 - English navigator Francis Drake returned home after sailing around the world, and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I.

Nostalgia: 1977 EMN-180327-070905001

Nostalgia: Dramatic turn at Market Rasen

Members of Market Rasen Amateur Dramatic Society took to the stage in 1977 with a production of ‘Too Soon for Daisies’.

Nostalgia: 1989 EMN-180327-075350001

Nostalgia: Riding high at Holton le Moor

The Rasen Mail of 1989 showed members of Holton le Moor Riding Club celebrating their successes.

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