With the interest in this year’s Royal wedding, I thought it appropriate to share an experience I had with the Royal father-in-law, HRH The Prince of Wales, some years ago.
The staff at Lincs FM never miss a chance to get down to the shops and October has given John Marshall the chance to check out the newly refurbished Marks and Spencer store on the High Street in Lincoln. John gave listeners the chance to win their share of £1000 worth of gift vouchers in a treasure hunt around the store.
“It certainly doesn’t feel like fifty years have passed since I first went to Burghley,” says the jaunty 85-years-young Roy Bird MBE, who half a century ago was asked by the late Lord Exeter to join the committee of the first Burghley Horse Trials.
The second evening sale of nineteenth and twentieth century art at the Lincoln auction rooms has been hailed as ‘positive’ with over £60,000 worth of paintings going under the hammer.
It is unclear exactly where the name of Skegness came from. Some believe it took its name from Skeggi (meaning bearded one), one of the vikings who established the original settlement to the east of the current town which was washed away by the sea in the early sixteenth century. Others, however, think it was derived from modern Danish words meaning beard and nose or, in geographical terms, headland.
With the London 2012 Olympic Games less than one year away, one North Lincolnshire business has played a major part in getting the new main stadium ready to host the ‘greatest show on earth’ next summer.
Award-winning shop Bookmark is more than a bibliophile’s paradise: owner Christine Hanson has gone out of her way to create a homely atmosphere that is welcoming to everyone.
Action is being taken to ensure the market town’s fantastic potential as a great place to live, work and play doesn’t go unnoticed!
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