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YJA reflects on Aviation Heritage Project

YJA reflects on Aviation Heritage Project

The county of Lincolnshire was once known as Bomber County because in WW2 its flat terrain was peppered with airfields. Over the last 70 years, nearly all these sites have returned to farmland or have been built on, but in recent times one organisation has worked tirelessly to ensure that the bravery of the airmen and […]

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New Aviation Heritage Attraction for Lincolnshire

New Aviation Heritage Attraction for Lincolnshire

RAF College, Cranwell has opened its Heritage & Ethos Centre and hopes that people from all over the world will visit the new museum

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Pupils ‘take control’ at RAF base

Pupils ‘take control’ at RAF base

Pupils from a Lincolnshire school have visited one of the country’s oldest air force bases to see what life was like in times of great conflict. Heighington Millfield Primary Academy sent their Year 5 and 6s on a mission to explore RAF Digby’s museum. The base was first opened on 28th March 1918 and has […]

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LAFTAs: Connecting with Grandad

LAFTAs: Connecting with Grandad

        A young girl is selected for a history trip to a World War 2 visitor centre. Will the visit provide the opportunity to connect with a relative who never returned from a bombing raid? Watch this YouTube film, made by Year 7 and 9 pupils from Alford’s Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, to […]

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Boston’s Big Dig

Boston’s Big Dig

Funded by the Heritage Lottery and Boston County Council, The Big Dig was a community project which invited the people of Boston to discover some of the town’s history.