Monthly Archives: July 2009

Road to France: Lincs’ answer to the economic downturn

While the Lincolnshire music scene has managed to keep up when indie, punk and metal all recieved a massive boom, so far it has yet to deliver on the synth front — up until now that is.

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University teaching funds to be cut by £0.5m

University of Lincoln’s teaching budget has been reportedly cut with over £0.5 million following new plans to save money.

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Freshers’ week facing cancellation over swine flu pandemic

Freshers’ week activities are facing cancellations at universities across the country if the swine flu pandemic peaks in September.

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Globe-trotting: Southern Vietnam

Sam Brewster has set out on a globe-trotting journey this summer, with exotic destinations throughout Asia. One of his travelling companions, Sam Halfpenny, files this third travel log from southern Vietnam.

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Stacey’s festival chic tips

The tickets are booked and the tent is packed. All you need now is the perfect festival wardrobe: on trend, adaptable, and comfortable.

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The Dead Weather — Horehound

Harry Lincoln reviews Horehound, the debut album from Jack White’s new band, The Dead Weather.

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50,000 shortfall in university places

University applicants were told on Wednesday that nearly 50,000 of them would not get a place. This year 52,000 more people applied to universities in England compared to last year, but there are only 3,000 more places available.

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Alesha Dixon gig postponed

Popstar Alesha Dixon’s October 31st gig at the Engine Shed has been put off until Monday November 16th. All tickets for the original date are still valid.

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Waddington airshow sees record attendance

Thousands of people flocked to the RAF Waddington International Airshow on July 4th and 5th, as the hot weather and clear skies defied forecasts. Exclusive photo gallery for The Linc from Dean West.

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Legendary Blues guitarist Gary Moore to visit Engine Shed

Renowned guitarist Gary Moore, who was inspired by the likes of Elvis Presley and part of the music scene since the 60s, is to play at the Engine Shed in October.

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