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Date set for Donington hero's homecoming and reburial

A date has been set for the reburial in the village church of Donington's most famous son, Capt Matthew Flinders.

More than 200 years after his original burial, Matthew's remains will be interred at a service at St Mary and the Holy Rood on Friday, July 17.

There will be a service of celebration at Lincoln Cathedral the following day.

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