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Isle man taking 1,000 mile cycle challenge for dementia

An Isle man who took up cycling as therapy to help with his mental health is using his new found hobby to help raise money for dementia research.

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Best decorated Tour of Britain bikes announced

One hundred and twenty professional cyclists raced around our area on 5 September when North Lincolnshire hosted an entire stage of this year’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

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World renowned scientist inspires Doncaster and Isle pupils

Hill House School in Auckley was honoured to welcome Professor Lord Robert Winston to conduct a lecture on Tuesday evening, part of the new high-level speaker programme, named in his honour.

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Council beats target for determining planning applications by 41%

North Lincolnshire Council has determined 91 per cent of planning applications submitted between April and September 2017 within the set timescale – 41 per cent ahead of target.

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Dine and dance event aimed at tackling social isolation

Over 120 Ongo Homes tenants, including many from the Isle, attended the annual dine and dance which took place earlier this month.

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Appeal for firearms, knives and offensive weapons to be handed in

Police forces are appealing for people to hand in unwanted guns with a national two week surrender of firearms and ammunition, which started yesterday.

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Sexual health services to be integrated in Northern Lincolnshire

Sexual health services in North and North East Lincolnshire will come together under one name on 1 December but there will be no change to the service.

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Isle academy recognised for helping pupils gain cultural understanding

An Isle school has received further recognition for the work is does to help pupils gain cultural understanding.

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One woman dance show comes to Wroot

Up next for the LiveLincs autumn season is a heart-warming production of Here Comes Trouble, a contemporary dance that will provide lively entertainment in Wroot.

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Let’s turn North Lincolnshire purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging local businesses to light up their buildings purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer during this month.

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Work going swingingly well on region’s first Go Ape

The region’s first Go Ape at Normanby Hall Country Park is on track to open in time for the Easter holidays in 2018.

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Doncaster children make a big splash for Isle-based charity

A group of children from Puddle Ducks in Doncaster have raised a whopping £2,615 for local causes over the last three years. This year, Puddle Ducks has raised £647.30 for Team Verrico during the charity swimming event.

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Ron Oldfield and Jason Figgett of Crowle en route to the Remembrance Day church service in Epworth. Picture: Harold Woolgar

PICTURES: The Isle marks Remembrance Day

Parades and services of remembrance took place across the Isle and North Lincolnshire, to honour the war dead in time-honoured tradition over the weekend.

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Original paintings to buy or browse at Axholme art exhibition

Original paintings to buy or browse at Axholme art exhibition

Draw your own conclusions about the talent in the Isle when paintings by members of Axholme Art Club go on view next weekend.

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Third phase of multi-million pound broadband programme underway

Third phase of multi-million pound broadband programme underway

The third phase of the multi-million pound Northern Lincs Broadband programme is now well under way, with Beltoft in the Isle of Axholme one of the latest communities to benefit from an upgrade to ultrafast broadband speeds.

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Chief executive stepping down after seven years

Andy Orrey, chief executive of Ongo, has announced his plans to step down from the role in 2018.

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Air quality in North Lincolnshire continues to improve

In North Lincolnshire Council’s Annual Status Report for 2017 that sets out the pollution data for 2016 it shows that air quality in the area continues to improve.

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Council approves nature reserve near Belton to preserve scarce plants

North Lincolnshire Council has designated the Belshaw Heath site near Belton as a Local Nature Reserve, bringing the total number of Local Nature Reserves in North Lincolnshire to 17 and helping to preserve plants that are scarce or local to the area.

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Sheridan Smith announces her first tour

Isle sweetheart Sheridan Smith has announced she is going on tour next year to promote her first studio album as a singer.

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FEATURE: Epworth is not as unique as you might like to think it is!

FEATURE: Epworth is not as unique as you might like to think it is!

For the people of the Isle of Axholme, Epworth is a place they are really proud of.

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