What happened this day in history

1797 – The last Invasion of Britain, by Revolutionary France, began near Fishguard, Wales.

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Nostalgia: Horncastle Under 12s make league debut

Horncastle Town Under 12s made their league debuts on the Wong in 1994 in their new kit, which was sponsored by Myers Bakery.

Roast monkfish with Puy lentils

RECIPE: Roast monkfish with Puy lentils

There’s no two ways about it, the monkfish, otherwise known as the frogfish, goosefish or sea devil, is one ugly fish, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Nostalgia: Coningsby pub goers raise cash for surgery

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.

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What happened this day (February 15) in history

1214 - John, King of England, landed an invasion force at La Rochelle in France.

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Snowdrop event at Hackthorn Hall

The Hackthorn Hall Estate opens for its annual and very popular Snowdrop Sunday event this weekend (February 12).

Actor Ralf Little celebrates his 37th birthday this week

What happened this week in history

In 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was beheaded at Fotheringhay, after being found guilty of plotting to assassinate her cousin, Elizabeth I.

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Nostalgia: Gladys arrives to cheers in Skegness/Horncastle walk

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.

Spinach pasta

RECIPE: It’s tasty food on a budget

Food is getting more expensive. The latest rise in inflation published recently cited an increase in the cost of food as one of the main underlying reasons, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Striding out on Skegness to Horncastle walking race

Horncastle News reader Andy Jackson has provided this week’s step into the past.

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Spa WI supports LIVES

Members of Spa Afternoon WI have been showing their support for the LIVES charity.

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National Lottery looking in North Kesteven for owner of winning Euromillions ticket that will make them a millionaire

The National Lottery is hunting for a jackpot winning ticket in their EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker draw that would make the owner a millionaire.

Former local MP, Sir Peter Tapsell celebrates his 87th birthday this week

What happened this week in history

In 1327, teenaged Edward III was crowned King of England, but it was his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer who ruled the country.

Full Sky TV service  to be available without satellite dish for first time

Full Sky TV service to be available without satellite dish for first time

Pay-TV giant Sky is to make its full service of 270 channels available without the need for a satellite dish for the first time, as it looks to win back customers who have defected to rivals such as BT.

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Nostalgia: Guide Kylie gets a special surprise

One of Coningsby’s Guides meetings in 1994 was rather a special one when there was a presentation made to unsuspecting guide Kylie Baker,14, of a badge from Blue Peter. Guiding groups from all across the country entered a competition to win a mini-bus as first prize for the best poster depicting the use of seal belts in school buses.

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Wildlife topic at Woodhall Spa Inner Wheel

Wildlife enthusiast Steve Lovell was welcomed as speaker to the January meeting of the Inner Wheel of Woodhall Spa.

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Spa WI takes to the dance floor

Spa Afternoon WI began the year with a fun meeting, when dance tutor Michelle Cooper led many of the 32 members and eight visitors in various iconic dances of the twentieth century. She started with the legendary Palais Glide from the late 1930s into 1940s, which was not as easy as some remembered.

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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Prosecco sausages are a sizzling success for Lincolnshire farm shop

A family farm shop near Sleaford has been attracting customers left, right and centre, with its unusual sausage recipe involving a sparkling ingredient.

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What happened this week in history

In 1327, Edward III acceded to the English throne.

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