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What are your favourite toys?

Everyone has their favourite toy whether it be a teddy bear, baby doll or a character from a blockbuster movie.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Sheridan Smith

Bafta-winning actress Sheridan Smith returns to our TV screens

Sheridan Smith is returning to the small screen with a new stock market drama set in the world of insider trading.

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From Monte Carlo to Doncaster - classic car rally heads to South Yorkshire

From Monte Carlo to Doncaster - classic car rally heads to South Yorkshire

Ye Olde Bell Hotel and Restaurant in Barnby Moor is proud to announce it is set to once again host the only official checkpoint for the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique at the end of January.

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Phil Bonner

Discover Northern Lincolnshire’s aviation heritage at talk

Airfields of North Lincolnshire - including Sandtoft in the Isle - will be the topic for a series of talks starting next month.

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UPDATED: Celebrities who died in 2016

UPDATED: Celebrities who died in 2016

It seemed that a week didn’t pass without the tragic death of another famous face in 2016 - this week included.

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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Students at Queen Elizabeth's High School who were involved in creating the fact file about Gainsborough.

New fact file unearths Gainsborough’s amazing history

It was once the capital of the country. It was once the setting for a book by famous novelist George Eliot. And the rear gun turret for the Lancaster Bomber fighter plane in the Second World War was developed by a company here.

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VIDEO REVIEW: Rogue One is out of this world say Star Wars fans at Cineworld Sheffield

The Force is strong with new blockbuster Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - an action packed epic tale, said fans who stayed up into the early hours to be amongst the first in the galaxy to see it.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 12A, is the first of a thrilling new series of stand-alone spin-off films

WIN: Rogue One A Star Wars Story Cineworld Sheffield tickets

Get your lightsaber at the ready - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits the big screen this week and we have tickets for you to win to be amongst the first in the galaxy to see it.

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Thease are believed to be the mummified legs of Queen Nefertari. Photo by Professor Joann Fletcher

Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Meet Father Christmas at the museum this December

Father Christmas will be visiting his cottage at North Lincolnshire Museum once again this year, with the help of Scunthorpe Lions.

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VOTE: Which is your favourite 2016 Christmas TV advert?

VOTE: Which is your favourite 2016 Christmas TV advert?

They’re becoming as big a part of Christmas as decorations and turkey.

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Aida print by Ralph Steadman

Win a £550 print of Ralph Steadman’s painting

Here is your chance to win a £550 print of Ralph Steadman’s painting of Aida - personally signed by the artist.

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Jennifer Benson, centre, at Axholme Art Group

Isle artists dedicate Christmas exhibition to former member

The work of a much missed member of an art group will feature in an exhibition to be staged this month in Epworth.

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Archaeologists appeal for people’s stories after estate dig

Archaeologists appeal for people’s stories after estate dig

The archaeologists who dug up a Gainsborough housing estate are appealing for residents’ help to piece together the area’s fascinating history.

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Bob Fish

Epworth Men’s Society hears of Battle of The Somme

A talk entitled The Somme was given when some 40-plus members of the Epworth Men’s Society held their first meeting - an annual dinner at the town’s Red Lion Hotel - to start their 2016 to 2017 season.

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VIDEO: New Michael Jackson Thriller project revealed by John Landis in Sheffield

Michael Jackson fans are to be thrilled all over again with a 'spectacular' new top secret Thriller project, original director John Landis has revealed during a visit to Sheffield.
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Luke Jerram

Search for hidden gold as North Lincolnshire residents go on a treasure hunt

20-21 Visual Arts Centre has worked with internationally renowned artist, Luke Jerram, on a new project that will see the public go on a treasure hunt for real gold hidden around North Lincolnshire.

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Inspirational Isle star Sheridan Smith is focus of art exhibition

Inspirational Isle star Sheridan Smith is focus of art exhibition

A new art exhibition is being launched next month focusing on inspiring women from Lincolnshire - and that includes the Isle’s very own Sheridan Smith.

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