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Amira’s Knights’ Trail Series

Amira’s Knights’ Trail Series

Regular visitors to our website will have no doubt enjoyed following Amira’s series of articles about the Lincoln Knights’ Trail. If you missed them click here! The local parish magazine has also covered the story:  

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Lincoln Knights’ Trail: Part 3

Lincoln Knights’ Trail: Part 3

All around the city of Lincoln, tourists and locals alike are following the Lincoln Knights’ Trail – 36 hand-painted sculptures that celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln and the sealing of the Charter of the Forest. But now local schools are getting in on the act with their slightly smaller versions! For […]

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The YJA Magna Carta Series Part 5: Following the Trail of the Barons

The YJA Magna Carta Series Part 5: Following the Trail of the Barons

Last week, to launch the start of the Magna Carta 800th birthday celebrations, twenty-five brightly coloured model barons appeared in Lincoln. They form the ‘Barons Trail’ and they’ve proved to be an instant hit with tourists and locals alike. The wonderful models represent the barons who, in 1215, forced King John into adding his seal […]

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YJA report on the UK’s fastest growing zoo

YJA report on the UK’s fastest growing zoo

    YJA has taken a walk on the wild side! Recently, three Year 5 reporters from Burgh School were at the UK’s fastest growing animal collection to check how Friskney zoo’s family of Bengal tigers were adapting to their new surrounds. Steve Nichols, the zoo’s chief executive officer, told YJA that during the winter, […]

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Antarctica Adventure Part 3

Antarctica Adventure Part 3

In her 5-part series, Hollie, a Year 6 at Burgh School, is documenting the travels of a Lincolnshire businessman who is on the voyage of a lifetime. In Part 1 you can follow adventurer Jon Allerton’s journey to Ushuaia. In Part 2 you can check how his preparations are progressing and learn some interesting facts about the world’s […]

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Aquarium set to make a big splash

Aquarium set to make a big splash

Teen Spirit Ltd is building a brand new multi-million pound aquarium in the popular tourist town Skegness.  The team behind the aquarium are hoping to create a lot of buzz around the area. It should be a very popular attraction as, unlike many attractions in Skegness, it will be open all year round. The owners […]

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Major New Attraction for Skegness

Major New Attraction for Skegness

A new aquarium is set to draw in the crowds to one of England’s favourite seaside resorts. The new project, located on the Skegness seafront at the Tower Esplanade, will feature many wonderful creatures such as: shark, octopus, clownfish and the deadly piranha! If all goes to plan, the aquarium will be ready and open […]

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Be Splendid!

Be Splendid!

Last weekend, Uphill Lincoln hosted a Steampunk event, which meant many hundreds of people descended on the city wearing rather unusual fancy dress. Steampunk is a kind of club whose members dress up in costumes that have some connection to the great Victorian era of steam, adventure, exploration horror and, oh yes, a good dollop […]

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YJA take over Lincoln Tour Bus!

They were joined by some local VIPs who were keen to explain why, in their view, Lincoln is such a fantastic city. Being keen journalists, the Millfield team interviewed every single one!

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An illuminating experience

An illuminating experience

We’ve all heard of the Blackpool illuminations, but what do they actually do for the town?