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What a glorious two sunny days we enjoyed at this year’s Lincolnshire Show. It wouldn’t be the show without a drenching at some point but luckily the rain held off until the very end on Thursday.

Crowds had chance to fully appreciate the Red Arrows display overhead, the parades of prizewinning livestock, main ring attractions, the shopping opportunities of the Mall and the delicious treats of the Food Court.

In the Lincolnshire Life marquee we welcomed the Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial Appeal team with the model of the winning design for the memorial and interpretation centre planned to open at Canwick Hill, Lincoln in July 2015. John Crouch with musicians and singers from the Hykeham Schools Joint Band provided us with entertainment on both days.

Thank you to everyone who entered our competitions and to Luck of Louth and Duckworth Landrover of Market Rasen and Kirton for donating prizes.

The winners are:
J Hayes from Southrey who wins a pair of Dubarry boots from Luck of Louth
J Parker from Metheringham who wins the use of the Land Rover Evoque for a weekend
K Eastmead from Lincoln who wins the champagne

If you wish to order a copy of a photograph which has appeared in our Social Life pages please call Clare Hardwick on 01522 527127.

Gallery

Nicky Barr of Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial Appeal
Welcome to the Lincolnshire Life stand
School pupils try out wheelchair rugby
Alison Barton riding Beech Box
Former England rugby player, Mike Catt speaking to Clydesdale Bank Managers and guests
Dominic Franks of Belleau Kitchen
Lincolnshire County Council Young Citizen of the Year Darrel Crosby (left) receives his award from LCC Chairman Ray Wootten and Linda Wootten
Lincolnshire County Council Senior Citizen of the Year Betty Summersby with her award
John Crouch conducts the Hykeham Schools Joint Band
Visitors from Germany, guests of the Internal Drainage Board, with GLV Teufelsmoor Chairman Hermann Meyer receiving a gift from (front right) Trent Valley Internal Drainage Board Chairman Will Staunton
Ladies Tug-o-War competition
Louise Fairburn with the Show Champion Longwool
Pupils from Burton Hathow Preparatory School admire the LBCM ‘spire’ memorial
HRH Countess of Wessex accompanied by John Lockwood
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