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Pictures of the Year: February

By Lincolnshire Echo  |  Posted: December 09, 2013

Pictures of the Year: February

Pictures of the Year: February

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The Lincolnshire Echo's photographers have captured many memorable moments in 2013.

During December, we're featuring some of their outstanding work which reflected life in the county.

Today we're looking at February, which featured rare eggs, exploding eggs, shops that sold eggs and a few other treats, too!


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A new Sainsbury's Local store in Carholme Road, Lincoln, was opened. Deputy Mayor of Lincoln Patrick Vaughan and City Sheriff Melanie Tointon cut a ribbon to mark the opening, with representatives from St Barnabas Hospice who were the store's nominated charity


David Podmore, pictured on right, and a team of cyclists were riding from Edinburgh Castle to Lincoln Castle in June to raise money for Lincoln County Hospital.

Part of the money raised would go to the Cardiology unit and doctors at the unit gave members of the team a Cardio Stress System test to make sure they are fit and healthy.

Pictured from left to right are team member Colin Hill, consultant cardiologist David O'Brien and Acting Pan-Trust cardiac physiology manager Clare Brufton


Market Rasen has won a prestigious award as Britain’s best small speciality market from the National Association of British Markets Authorities.

Mr Big's 2013 programme began with Plank 2013, when the town became an Art Gallery for four weeks, as exhibitions were displayed in a range of unusual places and spaces. Pictured is collage artist, May Jones


Vanessa Young, from Lincoln, got a surprise when she cracked open what was supposed to be a double yolk egg and inside was some running egg white and another complete egg in its shell. Vanessa is pictured with the egg which was found inside another.


Frank Pepperdine Butchers, in Sincil Street, Lincoln, displayed a sign which read: 'No Foals and Horses Here' poking fun at the horse meat scandal


Children at St Peter at Gowts Church of England Primary School took part in a healthy eating initiative. Sainsbury's donated four weeks' worth of fruit for the children to eat at break times. Pictured is, from left, is Sandra Wozniak, 11, Joshua Firth-Moore, 10, Marilini Rodrigues da Silva, 10, and Joshua Blake, 9


The World Egg Throwing Championships took place, including a new event based on the medieval wooden sling. An egg was launched by the machine and the other team member had to make a clean catch. Pictured is Andy Dunlop in catching action


The University of Lincoln's Riseholme Campus was full of new life following the arrival of lots of newborn lambs. From the 235 pregnant ewes, 157 were expecting twins while 18 sets of triplets were due at the farm. Pictured are Bio veterinary students Sophie Flint, left, and Emma Gurney with some of the lambs


Unique Auctions had a unique lot for sale - a 1960's Dalek. The Doctor Who character in this case was made by Edwin Hall and was used as a children's ride at an amusement arcade in Mablethorpe. The grandson of auction owner Terry Woodcock - Joseph Woodcock, 11 - had a go in the ride. He is pictured with valuer Daniel Hutchinson

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