This will be an extra special summer term for Giles Academy, Old Leake as the school celebrates its fiftieth anniversary.
It has been quite a year for Jim Luck: as well as celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of his business, he can now add the achievement of the completion of the renovations to the new shoe shop, just along from the main store, at 81 and 83 Eastgate, Louth.
The handsome building which is the home of ironmongers and hardware specialists Achurch and Sons is a Horncastle landmark at the top of Market Place.
160 years is a long history to chronicle for any business but the story of Masons and its evolution into the successful firm it is today, perfectly illustrates the commercial ebbs and flows of the past decades and an enduring ability to serve its customers in the local community.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Myers Café Tea Room. Founded on the same traditional values that the family have applied to their well known bakery business for the last forty years, the tea room in Horncastle has become a popular rendezvous for customers of all ages and backgrounds.