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Swearing parrots have ditched cursing for Christmas songs

Swearing parrots have ditched cursing for Christmas songs

Swearing parrots have ditched cursing for Christmas songs

26 February 2024

A group of swearing parrots have started to curb their bad language despite visitors encouraging their naughty behaviour.


Driving instructor looks to Channel 4’s First Dates to find love

Driving instructor looks to Channel 4’s First Dates to find love

Driving instructor looks to Channel 4’s First Dates to find love

23 February 2024

A driving instructor went on a blind date on national television while on his search for love.


‘I was so unhappy and didn’t have any way of expressing myself – until I became a drag queen’

‘I was so unhappy and didn’t have any way of expressing myself – until I became a drag queen’

‘I was so unhappy and didn’t have any way of expressing myself – until I became a drag queen’

23 February 2024

In a world not always ready for the neurodivergent, a drag queen, living with autism, has spilled the tea on how art became his language.


Baby loss certificates for parents who lose a pregnancy before 24 weeks

Baby loss certificates for parents who lose a pregnancy before 24 weeks

Baby loss certificates for parents who lose a pregnancy before 24 weeks

22 February 2024

Parents who lose a baby before 24 weeks of pregnancy can apply for a formal certificate from today that will acknowledge the loss of their child.


Scuba diver Dan secures place in Guinness Book of World Records

Scuba diver Dan secures place in Guinness Book of World Records

Scuba diver Dan secures place in Guinness Book of World Records

21 February 2024

A scuba diver has been told he holds three Guinness World Records – and has his eye on two more.


Petrolhead wins £12,000 classic car with 76p of raffle tickets in one in 17,000 chance

Petrolhead wins £12,000 classic car with 76p of raffle tickets in one in 17,000 chance

Petrolhead wins £12,000 classic car with 76p of raffle tickets in one in 17,000 chance

20 February 2024

A self-confessed petrolhead’s luck was in when he won a classic Italian car after buying just two 38 pence raffle tickets.


Award-winning singer to release four-track EP next month

Award-winning singer to release four-track EP next month

Award-winning singer to release four-track EP next month

18 February 2024

An award-winning singer is set to release a new EP.


Shop owner told to repaint: ‘It all seems a little overdramatic’

Shop owner told to repaint: ‘It all seems a little overdramatic’

Shop owner told to repaint: ‘It all seems a little overdramatic’

14 February 2024

A shop owner must fork out thousands of pounds to repaint her shop as the colours are considered unacceptable in a conservation area.

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Real-life Bambi on ice moment captured on camera

Real-life Bambi on ice moment captured on camera

Real-life Bambi on ice moment captured on camera

23 January 2024

A muntjac deer 'ice-skated' her way across a frozen brook - in scenes reminiscent of the Disney classic Bambi.


‘Sub-postmasters like me were afraid to say anything’

‘Sub-postmasters like me were afraid to say anything’

‘Sub-postmasters like me were afraid to say anything’

16 January 2024

A former sub-postmaster forced to hide shortfalls in his Post Office accounts has spoken of his relief at being able to talk openly.


Council will inspect rubbish and may refuse to empty bins

Council will inspect rubbish and may refuse to empty bins

Council will inspect rubbish and may refuse to empty bins

05 January 2024

Bins will not be emptied if people fill them with the wrong waste, a council has warned.

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People urged to pack bags as area moves to higher level flood warning

People urged to pack bags as area moves to higher level flood warning

People urged to pack bags as area moves to higher level flood warning

03 January 2024

The Environment Agency is telling residents and workers to prepare for flooded properties.


Boy, 6, left with serious scalding after accident at Christmas lights trail

Boy, 6, left with serious scalding after accident at Christmas lights trail

Boy, 6, left with serious scalding after accident at Christmas lights trail

29 December 2023

A six-year-old boy has suffered life-changing injuries after a hot drink was accidentally spilled on him.

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Meet Mr Jingles, the mouse seen by millions online

Meet Mr Jingles, the mouse seen by millions online

Meet Mr Jingles, the mouse seen by millions online

20 December 2023

Mr Jingles the mouse might be small in stature – but he’s getting a huge amount of interest in his exploits online.


Dull man’s pride at Mr September calendar honour

Dull man’s pride at Mr September calendar honour

Dull man’s pride at Mr September calendar honour

18 December 2023

A conker devotee and former part-time Spiderman has been honoured with a prized slot in a calendar for ‘dull men’.


Our area back on screens in The Crown

Our area back on screens in The Crown

Our area back on screens in The Crown

14 December 2023

A landmark venue in our area is back on screens today as Netflix drops part two of its last season of royal drama The Crown.


Pregnant women urged to take whooping cough jab amid rising ‘100 day cough’ cases

Pregnant women urged to take whooping cough jab amid rising ‘100 day cough’ cases

Pregnant women urged to take whooping cough jab amid rising ‘100 day cough’ cases

14 December 2023

Fewer pregnant women in Lincolnshire are getting a whooping cough jab but amid rising ‘100 day cough’ cases, health officials say it’s essential.


Woman buried in wrong grave despite dying wish to be reunited with husband of 41 years

Woman buried in wrong grave despite dying wish to be reunited with husband of 41 years

Woman buried in wrong grave despite dying wish to be reunited with husband of 41 years

14 December 2023

A widow whose dying wish was to be reunited with her husband has been buried in the wrong grave.


TikTok inspires new generation to discover charity shops’ hidden gems

TikTok inspires new generation to discover charity shops’ hidden gems

TikTok inspires new generation to discover charity shops’ hidden gems

13 December 2023

A social media craze and the cost of living crisis are both helping to fuel a rise in popularity for our charity shops.


Charity shop painting sold at auction for £20,000

Charity shop painting sold at auction for £20,000

Charity shop painting sold at auction for £20,000

11 December 2023

An unwanted painting donated to a town charity shop has been snapped up by an art collector for almost £20,000 at auction.


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