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Dharma Day

Dharma Day is a Buddhist celebration which marks the day when the Buddha began teaching. ‘Dharma’ can be translated as ‘truth’, and the day is seen as a time to…

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Motorbikes seized and riders reported in day of action

Whilst many were out enjoying the various community events last weekend, the North Lincolnshire teams were out tackling antisocial behaviour and motorcycle crime as part of the force’s Operation Yellowfin.…

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Closure notice served at address on Lindsey Street

Officers from the local neighbourhood team served a closure notice at an address on Lindsey Street in Scunthorpe yesterday, Tuesday 9 July, following concerns from the local community. Inspector Paul French said: “Serving…

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New Director at the helm of Scunthorpe Samaritans

It’s all change at the top for Scunthorpe Samaritans with the appointment of Halyna De Boer as the new director. Halyna replaces Rachel Johnson who has completed her three-year tenure…

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Join the Space Chase!

Join the Space Chase! This year’s Summer Reading Challenge theme is ‘Space Chase’, an out-of-this- world adventure inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Children taking part…

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Martyrdom of the Báb

The Martyrdom of the Báb is a major holy day for members of the Bahá’í faith.  It is celebrated in the UK this year on the 10th July, and commemorates the…

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Wanted man took to roof following alleged robbery in Scunthorpe

Officers have arrested a wanted man on suspicion of attempted robbery this morning Friday 5 July after police found him on the roof of a Scunthorpe house. A man was…

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Jashn-e Tirgan

Jashn-e Tirgan is an ancient summer festival for those of the Zoroastrian faith. Zoroastrianism is one of the world’s oldest religions that is still practiced today.  It is not widely…

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Windrush Day

Windrush Day was introduced last year on the 70th anniversary of the landing of the first Caribbean migrants in the UK.  According to the government, the purpose is to “encourage…

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World Humanist Day

World Humanist Day is celebrated annually around the world on the June solstice (21 June).  Its main aim is to promote the positive values of Humanism. Humanism is a philosophical…

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