St Helena’s Church of England Primary School in Willoughby, Alford, is making steady progress after a ‘Requires Improvement’ rating from Ofsted, but must take further action.

Ofsted carried out a full inspection in June last year and the overall effectiveness, quality of education, leadership and management and early years provision were all rated as ‘Requires Improvement’. The categories of behaviour and attitudes, and personal development were graded as ‘Good’.

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A regular cocaine user who caused serious injuries to a motorcyclist when his truck crossed onto the wrong side of the road after he used his mobile phone was on Thursday jailed for 27 months.

Alexander Hiley, 39, had been using his mobile phone to send a Facebook message just two minutes before he rang 999 to report the collision in Station Road, Alford.

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A group of biker women from Lincolnshire will be featuring in Henry Cole’s popular ITV programme The Motorbike Show – after the host paid a visit to Alford over the weekend.

The Motorbike Show is Britain’s longest-running motorcyle magazine show, airing for more than ten series on ITV4, and hosted by Henry Cole.

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