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What to do with your real Christmas trees after the festive season

What to do with your real Christmas trees after the festive season

As the Christmas trimmings are put back in the loft for another year and all the festive cards are taken down, Lincolnshire residents may be pondering what to do with their real Christmas tree.

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Don’t pour your Christmas down the sink

Don’t pour your Christmas down the sink

Turkeys, roast potatoes and pigs-in-blankets could cause misery to thousands of Severn Trent customers this festive season as Christmas cooks unwittingly pour fats, oils and greases down the sink and toilet.

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Mayor’s Christmas message plots way ahead

Mayor’s Christmas message plots way ahead

The Mayor of Horncastle has called on the town, district and county councils and businesses to work together to ensure the town continues to grow and prosper.

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Barnes Wallis has it all boxed up to help

Barnes Wallis has it all boxed up to help

Students and staff at Tattershall’s Barnes Wallis Academy have been busy putting together shoeboxes filled with Christmas gifts and items, ready to be sent across the world.

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Secrets for Santa in Horncastle area

Secrets for Santa in Horncastle area

It was jingle all the way as Santa made his annual visits to Coningsby, Tattershall and surrounding areas to visit the young and young at heart.

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Expert advice on Christmas waste

Expert advice on Christmas waste

As Christmas Day approaches, it’s important to know how to deal with the heap of Christmas waste families will be left with come the New Year.

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Ho ho Ho-ly Trinity gets into the festive spirit thanks to Friends

Ho ho Ho-ly Trinity gets into the festive spirit thanks to Friends

Children at Tattershall’s Holy Trinity Primary School have been getting into the seasonal spirit with their festive fayre and a visit from Santa for breakfast.

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Traditional Nativity at Horncastle Methodist Church

Traditional Nativity at Horncastle Methodist Church

Christmas is being celebrated at Queen Street Methodist Church with a portrayal of the traditional Christmas Nativity story.

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Carol service by candlelight

Carol service by candlelight

St Benedict’s Church, in Scrivelsby, will be staging a Christmas Candlelit carol service tomorrow evening (Friday, December 22), at 6pm.

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High praise for town’s Christmas lights

High praise for town’s Christmas lights

There are many who would suggest Horncastle isn’t always seen in the best light…but when it comes to Christmas it is a different story.

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The most unusual food and drink advent calendars released this year

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Popular spirits retailer combines chocolate and gin to create an exciting new advent calendar

Craft56°, an online retailer specialising in Scottish craft drinks and gifts, has collaborated with Sugarsnap Chocolate & Confectionery

Iceland are selling what could be the weirdest Christmas themed crisps yet

The frozen food specialists are selling pine tree-flavoured snacks as part of their Christmas range for £1 a bag.Christmas tree flavour

Asda are launching foot-long pigs in blankets for Christmas

Described as a "head-turning, sausage showstopper" for this year’s Christmas table, the new product will be gluten-free and is made using