Notts chief fire officer Frank Swann is taking on a huge challenge over the weekend of Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd June.
Our Archive Corner photos have been sparking memories for our readers.
This week’s Archive Corner picture shows a scene from the celebrations held in Worksop to celebrate the end of the Second World War.
The historic local landmark of North Leverton windmill near Gainsborough and Retford is gearing up to celebrate 200 years with a special event this month.
A special thank you was given to one local lady who was celebrated by her school after over a decade of loyal service and keeping kids safe.
Parish Church Primary School held the final round of their school chess competition, which is part of National Championships.
Councillor Jessie Milne joined Battalion Commandant Colonel Ian Sackree at the T.A.Centre on Ropery Road, Gainsborough to celebrate the achievements of cadets.
Celebrate the history of Lincolnshire as ‘Bomber County’ and the iconic Dam Buster mission with a special event at Gainsborough’s Heritage Centre this month.
The Beckingham and Saundby Village Hall Committee is delighted that Joanna Naulls, highly rated professional organist will be performing in the village.
A popular Gainsborough man received a send-off with style as around 26 Harley Davidson motorcycle riders gathered for a special funeral.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are looking for foreign language speakers from across the county to volunteer for Exercise Georgiana - a full-scale simulated train crash in Claypole on Tuesday 21st May between 9.30am - 7pm.
Misterton Art Group has a new resident artist - Mr William Boulby.
Pupils at Gainsborough’s Queen Elizabeth’s High School impressed their guest when they welcomed a special visitor from China.
Caring kids from a school in Lea near Gainsborough have been celebrating the season of spring by welcoming some new arrivals into the world.
Lone and single access parents in the Gainsborough area can now get discount holidays through a local charity.
Celebrations were enjoyed by kids at a school in Lea after they received a Right Royal Reply in a letter from the Queen.
The West Lindsey Domestic Abuse Service (WLDAS) has been awarded a BBC Children in Need grant worth around £66,000.
Gainsborough Rotary Club held its Citizenship Awards Night at Hemswell Court to reward those who go that extra mile for their community.
A unique makeover of a Victorian house and an ex-council car park in one of the most deprived areas in the district has scooped a top award.
This week’s Archive Corner picture shows a fleet of charabancs ready to set off on a day trip.
Gainsborough residents who are over the age of 55 and have trouble accessing public transport can now seek help through a new scheme.
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Weather for Gainsborough
Saturday 25 May 2013
Temperature: 6 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 8 C to 18 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: North west