How will farming change?

Agricultural journalist Alan Stennett looks back at the way things have changed in the past and considers what may be required in the future. Monday 23rd October, 7pm-8.30pm Alford Manor House, £3

“Farming in Lincolnshire has always had to change as new methods, new crops and different production systems are introduced, but changes in our relationship with Continental Europe and pressures imposed by climate change and environmental regulation will mean that more changes will be needed in the next few years.”

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Kirkby on Bain wildlife talk

lincolnshire_wildlife_trust_tw_150Just spotted a potentially interesting talk about Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust’s plans for our “fascinating” area and it’s diverse wildlife. It’s scheduled for 7.30 tomorrow (September 13) and the speaker is Mark Schofield. One small snag for interested residents – it’s at The Education Centre,
Whisby Nature Park……………Details here

“A Greeat Stitherum”

“Nah then, Ah’m eble to cum an speeak to tha all on December fost or second. Mebe tha can let me knaw if that’s alreight?” This is how Loretta Rivett replied when the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Adult Education Unit in Horncastle invited her to tell all about her first language, Lincolnshire Dialect.

Well, it was more than alreight, so Loretta will be at QEGS on December 2nd at 8pm to talk about her passion for the old language of Lincolnshire. If you book ahead, entry is £7, or it’s £8 at the door. Full details and contact details here.

“Loretta is the go-to Lincolnshire dialect expert and for all things Lincolnshire. With an excellent education and local background, she is the epitome of a local lass. Continue reading