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This week in history: William Tecumseh Sherman, Union Army general in the American Civil War, born in 1820

William Tecumseh Sherman was a Union general of the American Civil War (1861-1865). He became most famous for his “march to the sea,” across Georgia, in 1864, and for his march through the Carolinas in 1865. 649 more words

Yesterday & Today

Lincoln County Council hit by cyber attack

Police in Lincoln are warning residents about the possible dangers online, after Lincolnshire County Council became a victim of a cyber attack. IT services at the council were forced to stop on 29 January and did not come back online for four days after the incident. 373 more words


Time for some Monkey Business

Lincoln residents welcome in the year of the monkey as they celebrate the start of the Chinese lunar calendar.

Businesses from both Lincoln and China are using the occasion as a chance and strengthen international relationships. 101 more words


Lincoln gallery takes on new paper exhibition

The Usher Gallery is set to host Drawn from Life: People on Paper, an exhibition that brings together some of the finest drawings in the Arts Council Collection. 156 more words


Charities urge Lincoln citizens to take to the streets

Homeless charities are urging people to sleep on the streets this March 18 to raise money and awareness for homelessness.

YMCA Lincolnshire and the Nomad Trust are hosting Sleep Easy, an event running from 7pm to 7am, where people have to sleep rough at Lincoln Cathedral. 79 more words


University tickets sell out like “Greased Lightning”

Tickets for Grease, by the Musical Theatre Society at the University of Lincoln, have sold out in less than a week.

The tickets for the one off performance went on sale on 29 January on the LPAC website, and sold almost 50 tickets within the first two hours. 154 more words


The First Post

For a while now I have wanted to have a go at writing, spreading my ideas and sharing my love for the subject of history. Influenced by friends, starting to write seems like the perfect way to express my thoughts and engage with history in a different way. 411 more words