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A unique windmill in Lincolnshire has been given a new lease of life after its sails were repaired.
It is the only one in western Europe to have eight sails rather than the traditional four.
Martin Fisher reports:
Volunteers repairing the country's only eight sail windmill are halfway there.
They are replacing the rotting, old sails on Heckington Windmill in Lincolnshire and this lunchtime they had fitted four new sails.
The only 8-sail windmill in the UK will get some cosmetic surgery today.
Ambitious plans to restore Heckington Windmill in Lincolnshire were approved two years ago.
Its sails will today finally be replaced. It's part of a restoration programme which also includes a new bakery and visitor centre.