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WHAT’S ON: Fun for all the family at Belvoir Show and Country Fair – this weekend!

Belvoir Show and Country Fair takes place this weekend at Belvoir Castle.

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Belvoir ride is in August.

WHAT’S ON: Belvoir ride will feature two routes

Belvoir Castle Pleasure Ride takes place on Sunday, August 6.

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Soft Shoe Sam. Photo: YouTube

WHAT’S ON: Grantham CAMRA beer festival will be at school

Real ale afficionados who like plenty of time to plan their drinking have advance notice that Grantham CAMRA Beer Festival will take place at Huntingtower Community Primary Academy, Huntingtower Road (NG31 7AU), between Thursday, August 3 and Saturday, August 5, 11am till 11pm.

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WHAT’S ON: Duck race and country fayre at Knipton this weekend

Knipton Duck Race and Country Fayre Family Fun Day takes place on Sunday, starting at 10am.

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Truckfest. Photo: Owen Clarke

WHAT’S ON: Truckfest Original returns to its Newark birthplace

Truckfest Original will return to its original birthplace at the Newark and Notts Showground this weekend (July 15 and 16) and this year it is going to be huge and with loads of new events and acts coming, it is bound to be a great event.

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Easton Walled Gardens. Photo: Fred Cholmeley

WHAT’S ON: ‘Sweet Pea Week’ begins at Easton Walled Gardens on Sunday

Every year, Easton Walled Gardens raises hundreds of sweet pea plants, a spectacular sight which can be seen in full bloom during its famous Sweet Pea Week, beginning this Sunday.

Lifestyle
WHAT’S ON: Armed Forces Day event will be held at Allington’s Arena UK showground

WHAT’S ON: Armed Forces Day event will be held at Allington’s Arena UK showground

A great day out for all the family is promised for the Armed Forces Day at Arena UK showground, near Allington, on Saturday, June 24.

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Walk your dog for charity at Belvoir Castle.

WHAT’S ON: Walk your dog for charity at Belvoir Castle in June

An organised dog walk for families of all ages to raise money for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People will take place at Belvoir Castle on Sunday, June 18.

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WHAT’S ON: Grantham Canal Society is offering boat trips for the family over Easter weekend

Grantham Canal Society is running boat trips on Easter Sunday and Monday.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Wyndham Park, Grantham

Local people urged to take part in survey on Grantham’s Wyndham Park

Local people are being asked to shape the future of Grantham’s Wyndham Park by giving their views on it and its facilities now on an online survey.

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Health news

Sickness bug cases linked to Twinlakes Park’s animal farm

Bosses at Melton’s Twinlakes Park said they’d done ‘everything they possibly could in the quickest time possible’ since being made aware of an outbreak of a sickness bug linked to people visiting its animal farm.

Health
Terminal 1 Skatepark’s Skate and Donate event to raise funds for children’s cancer ward

Terminal 1 Skatepark’s Skate and Donate event to raise funds for children’s cancer ward

Melton’s Terminal 1 Skatepark is hosting a Skate and Donate 2016 event, for skateboarders only, next Saturday (March 19) from 10am with proceeds going to the children’s cancer ward at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

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Quorn Hunt riders and hounds gather in front of Melton's St Mary's Church for last year's (2015) traditional New Year's Day meeting EMN-151230-131718001

Town Estate set to host Melton’s New Year’s Day hunt

Riders and supporters will gather in Melton’s Play Close park tomorrow (Friday, January 1) for the traditional New Year’s Day hunt.

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Belvoir Hunt meets at St Peter's Hill, Grantham, on Boxing Day. ENGEMN00120111230112120

Belvoir Hunt will follow tradition with a Boxing Day meet in St Peter’s Hill, Grantham

Hounds and horses will gather in Grantham on Boxing Day at 11am for the traditional Belvoir Hunt meet.

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Belvoir Hunt meets at St Peter's Hill, Grantham, on Boxing Day.

Belvoir Hunt to continue with traditional Boxing Day meet in Grantham

Hounds and horses will gather in Grantham on Boxing Day at 11am for the traditional Belvoir Hunt meet.

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Ryan Giggs. Photo: PA Wire

Manchester United stars could be among crowd at Grantham Town’s clash with Salford City

Grantham Town are hoping for a bumper crowd for the visit to The Meres of BBC ‘Class of 92’ TV programme team Salford City this Saturday.

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Dysart Park's pool is currently fenced off.

Pool at Grantham’s Dysart Park should be open in time for Sunday’s fun day

South Kesteven District Council say Dysart Park’s pool should be open for this Sunday’s Family Fun Day, after the park’s action group members expressed their frustration at it being fenced off during the heatwave.

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Twinlakes director Phil Bendall spoke out against the turbine plans EMN-150506-114234001

Thorpe Arnold wind turbine plan is refused by Melton Council’s planning committee

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Emma Roberts and Britta Bayman

Mums inspire people to take up cycling in Vale

Two mums who met in the school playground in Bottesford and found they shared a love of cycling have started organising cycling events for women across the Vale of Belvoir.

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