Monthly Archives: October 2013

University staff walk out over pay dispute

Staff at the University of Lincoln went on strike today as members of three major unions took their first coordinated strike action in a dispute over pay. 

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Will rural communities survive? – the debate

Written by Kelly Pyart. With the rise of modern technology and bustling city communities, the question of whether rural communities have a viable future will be debated by a select panel of academics at the University of Lincoln.

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Fire Brigades Union set to strike

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service. Photo: Cl1kr via Flickr

In a protest against government plans regarding pensions, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) are set to strike next month. Jon Ashby reports. The coalition government is putting forward plans for firefighters to work until the age of 60. However, the FBU has stressed that it is unfair to expect firefighters to have to work until […]

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Halloween outfits on a budget

Written by Saskia Ashton. Halloween at university is a mass of house parties and themed nights at clubs. This always leads to a rush for a last minute costume, and on a student budget, it can be hard to find a store-bought outfit that fits your needs.

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The Day I Met A Psychic

Spooky Tale by Dan Featherstone.  I’ve always had a fascination with the supernatural. After spending many mornings of my childhood reading Mystic Meg’s column out at the breakfast table, I’ve always considered that I might have a natural flare for understanding the spiritual world.

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Tomlinson brace helps Lincoln progress

Written by Edward Seaman Lincoln City cruised into the first round proper of the FA Cup with a 3-0 win over Conference North Worcester at Sincil Bank on Tuesday night.

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NFL fever is catching

Written by Adam Allcroft Last night saw the second game of the NFL season to be played at Wembley.

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Pigeon Detectives perform ‘Unforgettable’ gig in Lincoln

With the crowd surfing, ceiling pole swinging and high kicks, I think it is fair to say that there was no absence of energy in The Pigeon Detectives performance on Tuesday night. Jo Peplow-Revell went along.

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5 Minutes With…Matt Bowman

Interview by Jo Peplow-Revell. Since forming in 2004, Yorkshire born band The Pigeon Detectives have gone from strength to strength.

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Sausage Festival sizzles to success

Written by Catherine Talbot. Lincolnshire Sausages Photo: Mark Brewer The Lincolnshire sausage festival thrives for its 11th year as thousands gather to celebrate in a beautiful setting.

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