Where to watch Bourne cycle festival action

Where to watch Bourne cycle festival action

Key viewing points have been identified in villages during Bourne’s CiCLE Festival over the weekend of 31 August and 1 September. The best rural locations are in Kirkby Underwood and Grimsthorpe Castle on both Saturday & Sunday, Corby Glen on Saturday for the...
D-Day airborne mission inspires new exhibition

D-Day airborne mission inspires new exhibition

A new exhibition has been launched at Grantham Museum telling the story of an audacious mission launched from RAF North Witham on the eve of D Day. The Tip of the Spear brings to life what happened on June 5, 1944, as aircraft of the United States lX Troop Carrier...
US Veteran Pilot Returns to WWII airfield

US Veteran Pilot Returns to WWII airfield

A veteran American World War II pilot has made an emotional return to a south Lincolnshire wartime airfield, 75 years after he flew from there on a perilous pre-invasion mission on the eve of D-Day. Lt Col Hamilton (96) was met at Grantham station on 2 June by...
Secret D-Day strike revealed at former American airfield

Secret D-Day strike revealed at former American airfield

Aviation heritage enthusiasts can join an atmospheric evening walk on 5 June at Twyford Wood near Colsterworth, south of Grantham – the launch pad for a top secret American pre-invasion strike on the eve of D-Day. In a year commemorating the 75th anniversary of...
Cycling festival needs volunteers – and old bikes

Cycling festival needs volunteers – and old bikes

Bourne cycle festival organisers are looking for old bikes – to paint yellow and place along the route – and Race-Makers to help as volunteers over the weekend o f31 Aug / 1 Sept.  CiCLE Festival organiser South Kesteven District Council wants to involve the...
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