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Lincoln Castle celebrates 1st anniversary of £22m refurb

Lincoln Castle is celebrating the first anniversary of its £22m refurbishment.

Lincoln Castle Credit: ITV Yorkshire

250,000 people have visited the attraction over the past year.

It was crowned the UK's best tourist attraction in November 2015, beating off stiff competition from across the country including the Harry Potter studio tour and the Tower Bridge glass floor attraction in London.


'Confused' 90-year-old women missing from Lincoln home

Police have issued an urgent appeal to help find a 90-year-old woman who has been reported missing from Lincoln.

Muriel Hammond Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Muriel Hammond was last seen at her home in the south of Lincoln at 10am this morning.

She is around 5ft 9in in height, with white-grey hair, and wearing a fawn-coloured coat, a white top and sandals.

Muriel is believed to be in a confused state and police are keen to trace her as soon as possible.


Cyclist 'breaks eight-year-old boy's leg' in collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was hit by a cyclist in Lincoln. The eight-year-old was walking out of a front gate in Cannon Street when he was struck by a cyclist riding on the pavement. The cyclist didn't stop and was seen riding towards the city centre. The boy was taken to hospital with a broken leg.

The cyclist is described as a man, dressed all in black riding a black bike.

Sgt Tom Richardson of Lincolnshire Police is appealing for the cyclist to get in touch as he may not know that the child was injured.

Communities unite to condemn Brussels attacks

Muslims and Christians in Lincoln have come together in condemnation of the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday which killed more than thirty people.

Richard DaleImam, Tanweer Ahmed and The Revered Bruce Thompson

After an open air service at the city's Stonebow, members of the Lincoln Churches together group held a procession to join with Muslims at the end of Friday prayers. The chairman of the Islamic Association of Lincoln said the atrocities in Belgium go against everything his religion stands for.

Funeral for Bomber Command veteran

Donald Nicholson

The funeral is being held today for Bomber Command veteran Donald Nicholson. The 93-year-old sparked a national search for his war medals last year after losing them ahead of the opening ceremony of Lincoln's new Bomber Command memorial spire.

They were eventually found just a few yards from his home. And shortly afterwards Mr Nicholson was treated to a special flypast at the memorial spire.

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