There are several of us at Lincolnshire Life, myself included, who have completed two or three decades of service with the magazine. All of us, though, hold in awe and are never likely to match the contribution made by David Robinson who, we were sad to learn, passed away last month aged 89.
Although she’s always dreamed of having her own art and design business Rebecca Harrison still can’t believe how quickly her new countryside inspired venture has taken off.
The Joseph Banks Conservatory, which was once an attraction at The Lawns, Lincoln has been given a transformative makeover tracing the voyages of the famous county naturalist with Captain Cook.
It’s the culmination of a ten-year plan for the eight board members and more than sixty active volunteers who have worked tirelessly to oversee the £1.7m regeneration of an iconic and popular county landmark – and now thanks to their efforts Heckington Windmill is home to a first class visitor centre.
He has spent his working life at sea and now Lincolnshire born sailor Andy Burns is preparing for the challenge of a lifetime, leading a team of amateur sailors in one of the toughest endurance races on the planet – the Clipper 2017–18 Round The World Yacht Race.