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What happened this day in history: July 18

1290 - King Edward I issued the Edict of Expulsion, banishing all Jews (about 16,000) from England.

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The brand new North Sea Observatory at Chapel St Leonards

This is when the UK’s first purpose-built marine North Sea Observatory will open its doors on Lincolnshire’s coast

The date has been announced for the UK’s first purpose-built marine observatory to open its doors to the public

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What happened this day in history: July 11 EMN-181007-140137001

What happened this day in history: July 11

1776 - Captain Cook sailed from Plymouth in the ‘Resolution’ on his last voyage.

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Join in music and worship at Christian Rally

A Christian Rally with music and praise is taking place at St Andrews Church Hall in Cleethorpes on Saturday.

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What happened this day in history - July 4

What happened this day in history - July 4

1829 - The first regular scheduled bus service in Britain began. It ran between Marylebone Road and the Bank of England in London.

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Happy trippers in the Welsh sunshine

WI members head to Wales

WI members from across the area joined the party from the Lincs North Federation heading to Wales for the organisation’s National Meeting.

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What happened this day in history: June 27 EMN-180626-160744001

What happened this day in history: June 27

1693 - ‘The Ladies’ Mercury’ became Britain’s first ever women’s magazine.

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The North Sea Observatory at Chapel St Leonards. EMN-181106-085953001

Last minute ‘snags’ delay opening of North Sea Observatory

Works to iron out last minute ‘snags’ will need to be carried out before the new North Sea Observatory attraction can be opened to the public, say council officials.

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On this day in history: June 20 EMN-180617-230353001

What happened this day in history: June 20

1756 - A British garrison was imprisoned in the Black Hole of Calcutta.

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Wine tasting tour for Binbrook WI

Members of Binbrook WI enjoyed a mini outing last week.

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EA pleased with crackdown during river course fishing close season

EA pleased with crackdown during river course fishing close season

River coarse fishing is back in full swing following a three-month close season from March 15 to June 15.

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Research reveals edible plants which could be in your garden

Home grown garden plants such as sunflowers, carnations and forget-me-nots are all safe to eat, according to latest research.

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What happened this day in history: June 13 EMN-181206-164239001

What happened this day in history: June 13

1625 - King Charles I married Catholic princess Henrietta Maria of France and Navarre, at Canterbury.

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What happened this day in history: June 6 EMN-180306-224214001

What happened this day in history: June 6

1683 - The first museum opened, in Oxford. Exhibits included a stuffed dodo and visitors were charged by the length of stay.

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In Pictures: Young farmers entertain crowds at rally

From sheep shearing to egg throwing - young farmers from the county demonstrated their competitive spirit to entertain the crowds on Saturday.

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A photo from last year's rally.

Enjoy some family fun at Lincolnshire Young Farmers’ County Rally

Sheep-shearing, egg throwing, a leap-frog race and tug-of-war are just some of the fun things to see at this year’s Lincolnshire Young Farmers’ County Rally.

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What happened this day in history: May 30 EMN-180529-233021001

What happened this day in history: May 30

1431 - Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake in Rouen, France, as a heretic.

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10 garden laws you might not know you’re breaking

While gardening might seem the most innocent of pursuits, there are a few factors which could land you on the wrong side of the law when it comes to your outdoor space.

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What happened this day in history: May 23 EMN-180522-164617001

What happened this day in history: May 23

1533 - The marriage of King Henry VIII to Katharine of Aragon was declared null and void.

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Wild Garlic Salad

Taste of Lincolnshire: It’s a salad to go wild about

Given the violent vagaries of the weather this year, I might be wrong, but going out on a limb, I’ll say that spring is finally here – and hopefully, fingers crossed, here to stay, writes countryphile James Waller-Davies.

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