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Exhibitions celebrate 800th birthday of Magna Carta

A series of exhibitions to celebrate the eight-hundredth anniversary of Magna Carta began in Lincoln today.

Magna Carta exhibition Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Running until the end of September, "The Great Exhibition" will display copies of the document in five venues across the city, and for the first time in four hundred years, two copies of the Chapter Bible will be on display side by side.

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Road closures as British Cycling Championships come to Lincoln

As the British Cycling Championships come to Lincoln this weekend, people are being reminded that road closures will be in place across the city.

Road closures across the city for British Cycle Championships

Thousands are expected for the professional mens and womens races which start tomorrow from ten am - with rolling road closures, including most of the outer circuit, from around nine o'clock.

British Cycling National Road Championships come to Lincolnshire

It is likely to be the biggest sporting event ever held in Lincolnshire.

Over four days the British Cycling National Road Championships are taking place in the county.

Lizzie Armitstead will return to competition following her crash last week in the Women's Tour of Britain. More than thirty thousand people are expected to turn out in Lincoln on Sunday for the competition's finale.

Today, though, it's been Cadwell Park near Louth that's been in the limelight for hosting time trials phases for men and women.

Fiona Dwyer reports:

Council promotes Magna Carta at Lincolnshire Show

Lincolnshire County Council is promoting its campaign to raise awareness of the Magna Carta at the Lincolnshire Show today.

An original copy of the historic legal document is housed at Lincoln Castle and celebrations were held recently to mark 800 years since the Magna Carta was signed.

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£100m to be invested in Lincoln over next ten years

More than £100m is to be invested in Lincoln over the next ten years by the city's University and the European Investment Bank.

£100m investment earmarked for Lincoln Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The money will be used to provide new world class facilities to support education, innovation and skills across the region.

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