Olympic gold medallist to ride at Bourne CiCLE Festival

Olympic gold medallist to ride at Bourne CiCLE Festival

Triple Olympic gold medallist Ed Clancy will be riding at the Bourne CiCLE Festival as part of the Vitus Pro Cycling team. Ed will be competing in the elite men’s race on Sunday 1 September over a course of 175 km through the countryside and looping back through Bourne twice before the dash to the finish.
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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...

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10 best days out with children over the school holidays

10 best days out with children over the school holidays

Situated just off the A1 and on the main east coast railway line, South Kesteven is the ideal location for a family day trip or a stress-free weekend away. Surrounded by 365 square miles of countryside, it provides a perfect base for a UK holiday stay too, giving you time to explore the historic market towns of Grantham, Stamford, Bourne and Market Deeping.
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Yellow bikes recycled to dress festival route

Yellow bikes recycled to dress festival route

Yellow painted bikes are appearing along the race routes of next month’s Bourne CiCLE Festival to raise awareness of the event. Andrew Norman, Head of Visitor Economy for InvestSK said “We wanted to recreate the look and feel of the Tour of Yorkshire with these colourful bikes.
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10 Best things to do in Grantham

10 Best things to do in Grantham

Grantham is surrounded by imposing stately homes and Belton House is one of the most stunning. Maintained by the National Trust, it is a perfect example of an English country house. With over 1300 acres to explore, Belton Park is worth a trip in its own right. Walking trails take you through the extensive grounds and even through a deer park.
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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...

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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...

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