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Staff and parents rally round to raise £10,000 to save pre-school’s future

Staff and parents of an Isle pre-school are rallying round to save it from imminent closure.

Education
Isle of Axholme Lions' Santa sleigh

See Santa as he tours the Isle on his sleigh

In traditional fashion, Santa will be making his tour of the Isle over the coming weeks, with a little help from the Isle of Axholme Lions.

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Dear Santa visits The Plowright Theatre next month

Dear Santa visits The Plowright Theatre next month

From the author of the well-loved children’s book Dear Zoo, Rod Campbell, comes Dear Santa...and it visits The Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe on Tuesday, 5 and Wednesday, 6 December!

Whats on
Protect against car theft

Help prevent your car being stolen

Following a number of cars being stolen following house burglaries Humberside Police want to help you keep your car and property safe.

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Photograph by Richard Walker/ www.imagenorth.net

Launch of shared housing scheme for under-35s

Under-35s who can’t afford to rent or buy a home alone are being offered the chance to share a furnished home as part of a trial scheme launched by Ongo Homes.

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Crowles Charlotte Ashworth with her entry for June

Budding young Doncaster and Isle artists wow judges

Walker Morris celebrated the 23rd year of their annual Children’s Charity Calendar Painting Competition in November with four pupils from Auckley’s Hill House Junior School coming away with prizes.

Education
A marathon effort in aid of Team Verrico

A marathon effort in aid of Team Verrico

Team Verrico founder Paul Verrico took on his biggest challenge to date to raise nearly £7,000 for the charity which he set up following the tragic death of his wife, Anna, 4 years ago.

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Tim Thurman

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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Julie Reed

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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