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Tiger triplets celebrate first birthday

Tiger triplets celebrate first birthday

If you were invited to an attraction named the Parrot Zoo you’d probably expect to see lots of tropical cockatoos, budgerigars and parakeets. Well, the Parrot Zoo in Friskney offers rather more, including Meerkats and a variety of reptiles and, wait for it, a big family of Bengal tigers! The tigers live very peacefully surrounded by […]

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School Prepares for Siren FM

School Prepares for Siren FM

When the Burgh School YJA team heard that a radio workshop slot has been reserved for them at Siren FM they realised that they needed to get some practice in! So, here’s their first ever show which was recorded in school this afternoon; we think it’s a pretty good start on the run up to […]

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Drone Company Faces Huge Fine For Illegal Flying

Drone Company Faces Huge Fine For Illegal Flying

A company that films bird’s-eye views of heavily populated areas has been fined $1.9m for illegally flying a drone over New York and Chicago. On Tuesday, the U.S authorities gave SkyPan International the fine for organising over sixty-five unauthorised flights over a two-year period. This is one of the biggest fines ever given in America. […]

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‘Priceless’ Panda flew with the Dambusters

‘Priceless’ Panda flew with the Dambusters

A toy panda that flew on the famous Dambusters raid has appeared on BBC’s Antiques Roadshow. The bear, which has no name, was tucked into the boot of airman Gordon Radcliffe as he took to the skies on missions, including the famous Dambuster raid. After many successful missions, the crew began to regard the bear […]

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Phone Charging Furniture is Here!

Phone Charging Furniture is Here!

Ikea has just let out the news that there is new phone-charging furniture coming into stores. Basically, the furniture has built in phone chargers so if you were sat at your desk doing work and suddenly your phone runs out of charge all your problems are solved. Just put your phone onto the charging area and, […]

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Cathy’s China Challenge

Cathy’s China Challenge

  56-year-old Cathy Thompson from Lincoln has just returned from an 11-day visit to The Great Wall of China. Over four days, the intrepid charity fundraiser ran a marathon (26.2 miles) as part of her China experience and Libby, a Year 6 Young Journalist from Burgh School, is keen to find out more about Cathy’s exploits. […]

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The 74th Anniversary of the Blitz

The 74th Anniversary of the Blitz

Earlier this month, the United Kingdom celebrated the anniversary of the start of the Blitz. I know what some of you are thinking. What is the Blitz?  Well, 74 years ago in what was known as World War 2, Nazi Germany started dropping bombs on London. The leader of Germany, Adolf Hitler, wanted to terrorise England into defeat. […]

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How The Teddy Bear Got Its Name

How The Teddy Bear Got Its Name

The popularity of teddy bears has continued for well over a century and we probably take the cute dolls for granted but have you ever wondered how they got their name? Back in 1902, the Mississippi-born American president Theodore was out hunting bears. He went days without getting one in his sights and was feeling […]

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Skegness Aquarium is almost ready!

Skegness Aquarium is almost ready!

Excitement is growing in Skegness as the new aquarium situated at the Tower Esplanade is due to open shortly. Teen Spirit Ltd, the company behind this exciting initiative, had hoped to have the aquarium completed by April. Although the original timetable proved a little ambitious, the firm said, overall, its schedule is running well with […]

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Looking out for Rabbits and Hares

Looking out for Rabbits and Hares

As part of a conservation effort, scientists are asking the public to report sightings of rabbits and hares. The Mammal Society, who are behind the initiative, say hares might be declining in some parts of the UK. Where there have been outbreaks of decease, in some areas rabbit numbers have also fallen too. But in […]