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.


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.

Nick Thomson resumed his travels by bicycle in China.

Grantham Journal feature: Intrepid cyclist Nick continues global travels

Nick Thomson began an ambitious journey by bicycle in 2015 to cycle his way across the world.

Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

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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How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

The plunging value of the pound can make it disheartening to think about how little bang you may get for your well-earned buck in the aftermath of Brexit.

The Scots Guardsman pulling the Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre anniversary holiday express to Skegness, passing through Sleaford at midday today. Photo courtesy of John Taylor. EMN-160925-161436001

Children’s centre celebrates 125 years with steam train to Skegness

Steam fans have been treated to a spectacle today (Sunday) as a special anniversary excursion passed through Lincolnshire to Skegness.

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Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.

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Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

More than half of the UK’s grandparents are planning to look after their grandchildren over the next few weeks, according to a recent survey.

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Foodies set to flock to thirteenth Melton Mowbray Food Festival

Advance tickets are already being snapped up for this year’s Melton Mowbray Food Festival - one of the UK’s largest regional food festivals.

110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

A cut-price travel firm has gone into administration - putting more than 100,000 holiday bookings with the firm at risk.

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Roaming abroad is cheaper as of today

Sun, sea and cheaper roaming charges from Saturday

If you’re heading to the continent for a short break this bank holiday weekend - good news! From Saturday 30 April EU regulations mean it will cost you less to use your smartphone outside the UK.

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Nick Thomson with a new friend on a train travelling through China.

Osbournby adventurer starts new year in China after epic cycle ride from the UK

An Osbournby man has embarked upon another adventure in China having taken the plunge and cycled half-way round the world to get there.

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Book signing for Duchess of Rutland’s new book ‘Capability Brown & Belvoir’ at Melton Bookshop

The Duchess of Rutland PHOTO: Supplied

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Nick Thomson on his cycling adventure.

Osbournby man gives up job and home to cycle round the world

A 26-year-old Osbournby man has been cycling for seven months across Europe and Asia on the adventure of a lifetime.


VIDEO: Timmy Mallett praises Lincolnshire on cycle tour of the county

‘Utterly brilliant’ is how TV’s Timmy Mallett describes Lincolnshire.

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Always popular is a trip to Lincolnshire's coast

Lincolnshire tourism booming and hits record £58.8million

Tourism is booming in Lincolnshire, bringing billion-pound benefits to the county economy.

HRH The Princess Royal opening Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle relaunched with Royal seal of approval

HRH The Princess Royal has officially opened the new-look Lincoln Castle.

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Lincoln Cathedral given £12.4m to boost tourism offering

Lincoln Cathedral, the only cathedral on Historic England’s buildings at risk register, is being given £12.4m to pay for urgent repairs.

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TRAVEL: No major delays reported in Lincolnshire

There are no major delays on road or rail reported across Lincolnshire this morning.

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