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Cinema - Can bygone days return to Caistor?

Just when you thought the grave containing all the old relics from days gone by was closed, along come the gravediggers harping and ashouting to bring back the ‘good old days’.

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Safety - Protection should be celebrated not watered down

We should be proud that countless deaths and injuries have been avoided because of the UK’s robust approach to safety.

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Veterans - Chance to visit the battlefields on which they served

It is The Royal British Legion’s belief that every World War Two veteran should have the chance to revisit the battlefield on which they served.

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Centenary - Chance for nation to support RAF charity

My grandfather, Hugh Trenchard, the first Viscount Trenchard, often called the Founder of the RAF, became its first Chief of the Air Staff on its formation on April 1 1918.

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MP’s Column - Prisons and defence priorities

Victorian prisons were a great innovation when they were created, systematising what had been a rotting, arbitrary, and inconsistent system of punishing criminals. But, when we look back at these prisons now, we think of them as being cruel and locking up far too many people whose actions were a result of mental problems.

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MP’s Column - Banks, investment and chamber changes....

Nothing could please me more than the announcement that the Government is to spend over £2 million for the Gainsborough Southern Urban Extension here in West Lindsey. Readers will be well aware that housing is a pressing concern as housebuilding fails to keep pace with demand.

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MP’s column: New year, new inititiatives

With a new year ahead of us, the Government is getting down to business.

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MP’s Column -A nation of animal lovers

One of the glories of Great Britain is that we are a nation of animal lovers.

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Flooding - From small acorns.......

In certain cases when items are placed om terms of money and when all added up to an amount that comes above the National Debt, is it not wise and fair in today’s caring society to help those who are on need of keeping their heads above water? - Market Rasen Mail November 29, with the headline ‘New Pumps will Help Residents During a Flood’.

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Support - Marie Curie line seasonal extension

Christmas is a precious time for many families, but even more so for many readers who may be cherishing every moment they get to spend with a beloved family member living with a terminal illness.

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MP’s Christmas message

Christmas and the New Year are perfect for families coming together as well as for taking stock of the year just passed. A lot has happened across the span of 2017, whether in Lincolnshire, Westminster, across England, or around the world.

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Christmas - Support for Santa in Rasen

I am delighted once again to let the residents of Market Rasen know the Christmas Tree will arrive very soon, and also to remind the children to bring their parents along to visit Santa by the tree in the Market Place at 4pm on Christmas Eve.

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Reunion - Lost shipmates

Many readers would have served in the Royal Navy and having left, possibly quite some time back, are now missing the camaraderie they had with their old shipmates.

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Parking - Poor research and strongest case for devolution

My congratulations to Adrian Campbell and those who helped supply the data about the devastating losses to Market Rasen businesses because of the shortsighted , badly planned, and unnecessarily expensive imposition of car parking charges.

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MP’s column - Belt tightening has to be shared around country

At Treasury questions recently, I asked ministers what they can do to reduce the burden of tax-based bureaucracy for small businesses in the East Midlands.

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Stamps - Postage stamp appeal for bone cancer research

I’m looking for support for my stamp appeal to raise money for the Bone Cancer Research Trust (Charity Number 1159590), the leading charity dedicated to fighting primary bone cancer, and would love the support of your readers.

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Ovarian cancer - time to act

When my mother Marjie Lawrence died from ovarian cancer seven years ago, I promised myself I would speak up so that others wouldn’t suffer in the same way.

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Mp’s column - Gainful employment better than benefits

Universal Credit will bring fundamental change to our welfare system, helping people on benefits to move into paid employment.

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Flooding - Better drains needed in town’s Bull Ring

I have read with interest the recent reports about the problems with flooding in the Bull Ring area of town.

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Mp’s column: Taking back control of laws

Education is one of the most important foundations for Britain’s future success, and I was very pleased to visit Benjamin Adlard Primary School in Gainsborough recently. This school was once ranked the twenty-ninth worst in all England, but now under a new head it has been turned around.

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