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Almost everyone knows what LOL means. The text acronym for laugh out loud has become so ubiquitous that it has entered popular parlance and even the Oxford dictionary.

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Folk in and around Spalding

A regular column by Spalding Folk Club’s Martin Browne.

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UK drivers commit 25,500 fuel thefts a year

Filling stations across the UK have been hit by more than 25,000 incidents of fuel thefts in the last year, new figures have revealed.

Runners line up for the third Race 4 Life at Thomas Cowley High School, Donington, organised by Emma Scarborough from the village who is a consultant for 
Slimming World.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Slimmers take the weight off and run in Donington

Slimmers went back to school in Donington on Sunday where the class run became something more charitable to help cancer patients.

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Car buyers putting looks before safety

Most of the UK’s car buyers care more about how their new purchase looks than how well it is rated for safety, according to new research.

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Millie Catherall, Lucy Parker and Harriet Smith in a scene from Bourne Grammar School's sixth form play, Female Personality of the Year, as performed at the MADD evening this term.  Photo by Samantha Dundee.

Children have a feel-good day in MADD world of art

SHOW REVIEW: Madd (Music, Art, Drama, Dance) Evening, Bourne Grammar School

Pennyless perform at Sleaford Playhouse last year.  Photo by Dorothea Adlem.

Archangel’s church would not have paid a Pennyless for this majestic musicfest

CONCERT REVIEW: Pennyless in Concert, St Michael and All Angels Church, Langtoft

Ralph Fiennes as Richard III in Almeida Theatre Live's production of the William Shakespeare play, specially adapted to include the discovery of the ex-King of England's remains beneath a car park in Leicester four years ago.  Photo by Hugo Glendinning.

From city car park to England’s crown for the ‘Crouchback’ King

THEATRE REVIEW: Richard III by William Shakespeare, Almeida Theatre Live, South Holland Centre, Spalding

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Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

In a world where the pocket calculator was as close as many of us got to technology, the video recorder seemed like it had come from outer space (or possibly off the set of Tomorrow’s World). A whole world of television viewing opened up in the late 1970s with TV shows and the latest(ish) films available to watch whenever we wanted.

Second coming for iconic signal box in Deepings

An iconic Deepings signal box missing from the landscape for nearly two years could be rebuilt within the next 12 months.

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