Guy Owen

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Intern News Reporter and University of Sunderland journalism graduate. Due to his below par athletic ability he prefers to write about the sports he loves rather than playing them.


Lincoln’s Ivy Watson was last night crowed the winner of Britain’s Next Top Model.

The 22-year-old has won a contract with Models1, a spread in Cosmopolitan magazine, campaigns with Misguided and Show Beauty, and a year’s supply of free gadgets and beauty products.

Ivy beat Eleanor Sippings and Kira MacLean in the 12th series of the Lifetime show.

She previously attended Sir Robert Pattison Academy and lives in North Hykeham.

Ivy said in an Instagram post: “I feel like the luckiest girl in the world right now. I’m actually speechless. This has been my dream for so long and I’m so pleased my hard work has paid off.”

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There’s certainly a sense of festive cheer in Lincoln!

We went out onto High Street to ask you for your Christmas wish for the city.

There were a number of positive wishes offered by the residents.

One said: “Peace, health and happiness.”

Another resident said: “It stays calm, quiet and peaceful.”

One shopper took a much more light-hearted approach as he waited for his partner.

His Christmas wish was: “For my wife to come out of Primark.”

Another resident hoped for “the bus station to be open, as soon as possible.”

National arts and crafts retailer Hobbycraft is set to open its doors on Valentine retail park off Tritton Road.

The company is currently advertising to fill vacancies at the store, which will be located next to The Range.

Online job adverts indicate the shop will open in April, but a date hasn’t yet been confirmed by the company.

At the time of writing, contractors are in the newly-built unit carrying out shop fitting work.

The Lincolnite first published the news in September that the company was “exploring opportunities” in the city.

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