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Bees - Join the buzz

Our bees aren’t just an iconic sign of a British summer, they are vital for pollinating much of the food we enjoy every day, and the wildflowers that decorate our countryside.

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Dementia - Awareness week thanks

I’d like to thank everyone in Lincolnshire who helped us ‘unite against dementia’ during Dementia Awareness Week 2017 (May 14-20).

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Campaign - Get baking

If you love lemon drizzle, swoon for Swiss roll, fancy fruit cakes and enjoy raising money for charity then please get involved in our ‘Give & Bake’ campaign!

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Volunteer week: thank you

Every day, thousands of young people across Lincolnshire are helped to improve their lives by the 374 inspiring people who give up their time and volunteer for The Children’s Society.

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Horncastle - Your choice to stay or go

I came to Horncastle as an evacuee from Grimsby in 1939.

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Banks - Town could die

I used to live in North Yorkshire. They closed all the banks there and within a few months, the town was dying on its feet.

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Town talk - Horncastle is alive

Another attack of those ‘Horncastle Blues’ hits your correspondence, yet no town or city can be all things to all men.

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Mareham le Fen - New hall go-ahead given by majority

I am writing in response to the letter published in the Horncastle News on April 19.

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Death cafe - Taking away the taboo

The Death Café movement aims to increase awareness of death and encourage open and honest conversations in a bid to break social taboos

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Environment - Green awards

I was fortunate enough to spend much of my childhood outside – from making mud pies with friends to exploring the countryside with my parents. My love for nature and the environment is something I now share with my own children.

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Hall - Community divided

The Horncastle News has a long tradition of articles about the Mareham le Fen ‘village hall’. In 1919 and 1921 two articles were published reporting on the fundraising and opening of the Mareham le Fen War Memorial Parish Hall.

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Banks - Extra cost to businesses

Extra cost to businesses

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Dog fouling - Lack of space

The reason the incidents of dog fouling have increased on the Woodhall Spa cricket pitch is due to Waterloo Housing building on the land at the end of Alexandra Road.

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Dogs - Some action is needed

I am writing to you in regard to the recent article about the problems of dog-fouling in Woodhall Spa and, in particular, on the cricket club outfield.

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Queen Street - ‘Rat run’ issues all over town

This is not a problem with Queen Street alone.

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Easter: Diabetics can enjoy chocolate too - in moderation

Easter is a time for family, friends and, of course, chocolate.

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Bank closure - Define busy

As a retired bank clerk, I read with interest about the closure of another Horncastle bank. Whilst sympathising with the concerns of customers, I feel the term ‘busy’ sadly does not necessarily equate with ‘profitable’, and the bottom line is that nowadays profit is what it’s all about.

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Pain - Exercise helps

According to a recent survey from Arthritis Research UK, half of people who have or have had joint pain avoid doing exercise. The joint pain puts them off. As a person who has lived with joint pain for some while, I find this worrying.

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Horses - Consider animal welfare

The Grand National course still presents the kind of perversely hazardous challenge to which no horse should be subjected.

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Imminent UK cuts to mothers tax credits are an assault on womens human rights

Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

Angela O’Hagan is a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. Here she looks at how a change in tax credits for parents who have more than two children is an attack on women’s rights.

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