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Jewish people celebrate harvest and freedom

This week is the Jewish festival of Sukkot.  Also called the Feast of Tabernacles, it’s considered the most joyous festival of the Jewish year. Sukkot begins five days after Yom Kippur, and…

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Interfaith Week of Prayer for World Peace

The 8 days from the 2nd to the 3rd Sunday in October each year are kept as an occasion when members of all faiths focus their prayers on world peace.…

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Bike Crash Into Lorry, One Dead And Another Seriously Injured

Bike Crash Into Lorry, One Dead And Another Seriously Injured Two teenage cyclists were hit by a lorry yesterday, one girl dead and the boy seriously injured. The accident occurred…

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A solemn day for Jewish people

Today is Yom Kippur, also known as the ‘Day of Atonement’.  This ‘Sabbath of Sabbaths’ is the holiest day of the Jewish year. Yom Kippur is the 10th of the 10…

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Hindus celebrate Navaratri

Navaratri is one of the greatest Hindu festivals.  True to the literal meaning of its name in Sanskrit, is lasts 9 nights (10 days). This year Navaratri runs from 29th…

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Huge Rise in ‘Designer’ Dogs Being Rescued – RSPCA

Currently, the number of ‘handbag’ dogs being rescued by the RSPCA and cared for by the RSPCA rescue centres in Lincolnshire have dramatically risen over the past seven years as…

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Jewish New Year celebrations have started

This year’s Jewish New Year celebrations started at sundown last night and continue until sunset on Tuesday. Each year, 163 days after Passover, the Jewish community celebrates Rosh Hashanah. This festival…

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Michaelmas – a feast with many meanings

Michaelmas, also known as the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels, is a Christian festival. It is observed by most Western Christians on 29 September.  In civic life, Michaelmas…

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Siemens looks to axe 70 jobs in Lincoln

Siemens in Lincoln is looking to make up to 70 voluntary redundancies at the Ruston Works site in the city centre. The announcement comes despite the business doing well in…

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Pride in Lincoln

The 8th Lincoln Pride takes place on Saturday 28th September in The Arboretum from 11am – 7pm. The Arboretum will be host to over 40 stalls, two bars, and seven…

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