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Here’s how you can be PAID to appear in Rob Lowe drama Wild Bill when it films in Boston

A casting company is looking for extras to appear in ITV’s upcoming ‘Wild Bill’ drama which begins filming in Boston on November 7. MadDog 2020 says it recruiting paid extras for the drama - which stars US actor Rob Lowe as an American cop who joins...

today, 17:04 in Regional East

Gritter blessing ceremonies set to take place across Lincolnshire

Gritter blessings are set to take place across Lincolnshire next month ahead of the winter months. The gritter blessings were started by The Rev John Saxby, former Bishop of Lincoln, in 2003 and have taken place every year since. They are an...

today, 15:22 in Regional East

Lorry crashes into a wall at Burwell near Louth

The A16 was closed off at Burwell, south of Louth today (Tuesday, October 23) after a lorry crashed into a wall. According to witnesses, the lorry flipped onto its side after the collision and ended up in a garden. Police were called to the scene at...

today, 14:48 in Regional East

Students achievements are celebrated at Horncastle school

Banovallum School celebrated the achievements of students during the 2017/18 academic year at their annual Awards Evening. Outgoing Head Girl, Amy Bachelor and Head Boy Josh Chapman spoke eloquently about their time at Banovallum. Guest of honour was...

today, 14:18 in Regional East

Bakers rise to the challenge in Coningsby

A well-supported Macmillan event at the Methodist Church in Coningsby has raised £356 for the charity. There was a cake stall, raffle, tombola, ‘guess how many jelly beans in a jar’ and guess the weight of a cake. The event was organised by Kath...

today, 10:32 in Regional East

Keith - and his best friend - prove to be popular guests

Keith Kelsey, accompanied by his guide dog, was invited to speak at St Andrew’s Primary School in Woodhall Spa. This visit was arranged by Woodhall Spa Lions Club as part of Sight Awareness Week. The children heard about some of the practical problems...

today, 10:30 in Regional East

Part-night street lights to be affected when clocks go back

Street-lighting will be temporarily affected when the clocks go back an hour on Sunday. There are around 42,000 streetlights across the county that are switched off between the hours of midnight and 6am. Coun Richard Davies, Executive Member for...

today, 09:51 in Regional East

Find out how a free gadget could help blind people in Lincolnshire

Visually impaired people in Lincolnshire are being invited to see if they are eligible for a free specially-adapted audio device from a leading blind charity. British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) provides equipment free to those with sight loss...

yesterday, 12:34 in Regional East

Clare’s amazing story can inspire everyone

Horncastle business owner Clare Fordham is not the woman she used to be...but she could not be happier! Clare, who has lived in Horncastle for 15 years, owns ‘Cloudnine Crafts’ and has taught card-making for the last 14 years. Two years ago, she...

yesterday, 12:18 in Regional East

Brave Phoebe steps out in her mum’s memory

A brave little girl who lost her mum to a brain tumour marked what would have been her 33rd birthday with a sponsored walk to help raise funds to find a cure for the disease. Phoebe Hope Vines is being brought up by grandparents Claire and Steve Vines...

yesterday, 09:30 in Regional East

Charity bazaar offers one-stop Xmas shop at Woodhall Spa

Woodhall Spa’s Petwood Hotel is preparing to be transformed into a seasonal shoppers paradise next month - and all in aid of charity. The 15th Marie Curie annual bazaar, organised by the charity’s Lincoln Fundraising Group, takes place on 
November 7...

yesterday, 00:59 in Regional East

Ap-’peal’-ing theme for Horncastle church festival

Last year a galaxy of stars appeared over Horncastle Parish Church and this year they are ringing the changes. St Mary’s popular Christmas Tree Festival will take place over the weekend of December 8 and 9, with this year’s theme being ‘Ding Dong...

Sunday, 14:52 in Regional East

Animal charity seeking dog walkers in Horncastle

An animal charity has issued an urgent appeal to find dog walking volunteers to help a Horncastle resident. The Cinnamon Trust is the national charity whose wonderful volunteers help people over retirement age and those in the latter stages of a...

Saturday, 18:48 in Regional East

GALLERY: It’s blast off for pumpkin festival

Splat! It took a six-year-old boy to fire a pumpkin from a cannon and become the first to hit the target at the start of an annual Halloween festival. Jaylan Harvey couldn’t believe his ears as he pressed down on the detonator yards away from the...

Saturday, 15:02 in Regional East

It’s a first for Horncastle as fashion show proves to be a massive success

Click here for pictures from First Clothing's fashion show Thursday evening and North Street in Horncastle might not be the place you would expect to find some of the country’s leading fashion experts. However, that’s exactly what happened last week...

Saturday, 10:35 in Regional East

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