1797 – The last Invasion of Britain, by Revolutionary France, began near Fishguard, Wales.
Louth and Horncastle Labour Party are to host a candle-lit vigil outside Louth County Hospital on Monday (February 27) in support of the NHS.
Anglian Water is dealing with a burst water main in Ludford this morning (Tuesday) which has left some homes with ‘very low water pressure or no water at all’.
Horncastle Town Under 12s made their league debuts on the Wong in 1994 in their new kit, which was sponsored by Myers Bakery.
All great stories start at the beginning, but for Ron Bullen that isn’t possible.
Regulars from the White Bull in Coningsby gave a boost to the general fund at the High Street surgery of Dr Simon Loughe when they handed over a cheque for £300.
1214 - John, King of England, landed an invasion force at La Rochelle in France.
In 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was beheaded at Fotheringhay, after being found guilty of plotting to assassinate her cousin, Elizabeth I.
In the 1976 Skegness to Horncastle Walking Race, Gladys Tingle was welcomed to cheers as the third woman home, in a time of four hours and 31 minutes.
Horncastle News reader Andy Jackson has provided this week’s step into the past.