Monthly Archives: March 2015

Lucy Rigby responds to accusations of SU hustings hypocrisy

Karl McCartney and Lucy Rigby

Lucy Rigby has been accused of not signing a form allowing her to attend an SU hustings, despite criticising Karl McCartney for not doing so either.

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Candidates’ fury as SU’s March elections omit some manifestos

SU election nominations form

This week sees SU activities elect their committees for the next academic year – yet some candidates have been left frustrated after pictures and manifestos failed to appear on the SU website.

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A guide to Easter traditions

What is with all the chocolate eggs at Easter time? Caitlin Lyth solves all of the questions relating to the history and traditions of Easter.

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Tributes pour in for rugby coach

Tributes have poured in for Rugby Union coach Michael Beard who died this week after his bike collided with a bus.

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Moyses fires warning to out of contract stars

Lincoln City manager Chris Moyses has fired a warning shot to his out of contract players as he looks to tie down their futures before the summer.

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Election hustings cancelled as SU sticks to speakers policy

University of Lincoln Students' Union building

A chance for University of Lincoln students to pose questions to the city’s parliamentary candidates has been called off after the Students’ Union refused to make exceptions on its external speakers policy.

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From Sufferer to Survivor

When it comes to unforgettable moments, Oliver Samuals is an expert, as he remembers the August of 2013, and the months that followed, as if they were yesterday. It was the part of his life when time stopped, but his determination and strength never did. Becky Lancashire speaks to him about his epic journey: from sufferer to survivor.

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Anonymous letters against Article Four are “reprehensible”, say councillors

anonymous Article 4 letter

Anonymous letters distributed in the Carholme area, warning residents of a house price crash if an Article Four direction were implemented, have caused outrage amongst city councillors and permanent residents.

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Restaurant Review: Olé Olé

Andrew Shaw reviews another restaurant. This time learn about the delights Spanish cuisine Olé Olé at the top of Steep Hill.

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View the solar eclipse without damaging your eyes

This Friday we will be able to observe a solar eclipse, but don’t put your eyesight at risk. According to Phil Norton of the Lincoln Astronomical Society, staring at the sun is incredibly dangerous.

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