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Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we’ve found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.

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What happened this day in history: September 20

1854 - Battle of Alma: British and French troops defeated Russians in Crimea.

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Colourful show at East Barkwith

An abundance of colour, together with quality fruit and vegetables, filled East Barkwith Village Hall for the annual Gardeners’ Association Late Summer Show.

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Call of Duty fund to help veterans expands support to the UK

Call of Duty fund to help veterans expands support to the UK

The Call of Duty Endowment, a fund launched off the back of one of the world’s most popular video game franchises, will be supporting UK veterans.

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Make savings on energy bills in East Lindsey

Residents in East Lindsey could make huge savings on winter energy bills by signing up to the latest round of the Lincolnshire Energy Switch scheme.

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What happened this week in history

122AD - Work began on Hadrian’s Wall.

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The view from Mr Harvey's garden.

Beautiful Louth garden opens to the public - for one day only!

Mr Kenneth Harvey’s beautiful garden at 48 Westgate in Louth - which recently featured in Lincolnshire Today magazine - will be open under the National Garden Scheme for charity on Sunday (September 10).

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What happened this day in history

1522 - Ferdinand Magellan’s 17 surviving crew members reached the Spanish coast aboard The Victoria. They had completed the first circumnavigation of the globe.

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What happened this day in history - August 30

1860 - The first British tramway was inaugurated by an American, George Francis Train, in Birkenhead.

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WW2 ration pack tempts military historian and researcher

A World War Two ration pack has been opened more than 70 years after it was packaged for use.

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What happened this day in history

1305 - Scottish patriot William Wallace was hanged, drawn, beheaded and quartered in London for high treason. The quarters were then sent to Newcastle, Berwick, Stirling and Perth.

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Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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70th celebrations at Binbrook

Binbrook and District WI members celebrated their 70th birthday with a tea party, when they were joined by the Federation chairman, trustees and members of other local WIs.

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One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

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What happened this day in history, August 16

1743 - The earliest prize-ring code of boxing rules was formulated by Jack Broughton. The rules outlawed head-butting, gouging and kicking.

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Wolds World: Village shows remain at heart of community

Wolds writer Peter Thompson takes a look at village fetes and shows in his high summer ‘Wolds Diary’.

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What happened this day in history - August 9

1870 - Parliament passed the Married Women’s Property Act, which meant women no longer had to sign all their property over to their husbands when they married.

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Award winning stars in the WIs

The talents of WI members were on show as Ludford Village Hall played host to a biennial craft and produce show.

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