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Category Archives: Lincolnshire Press Photographer

Covid golf restrictions have been eased

Covid golf restrictions have been eased in England so I went down to Market Rasen Golf Club on a beautiful morning to photograph the very first two ball of Keith Borst and Ted Cruttenden who teed off at 8am. The new English Golf Union covid golf guidance includes: not touching the flagstick, using clubs and feet […]

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Kellingley Colliery 1965-2015

Kellingley Colliery 1965-2015 On this day in 1965 Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire began production. When it closed in 2015 it had become the last deep coal mine in Britain. Just before its closure I spent a day photographing it for The Sunday Times. I have now added a gallery of the pictures to my […]

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Lincoln City manager Michael Appleton

Lincoln City manager Michael Appleton was interviewed by Henry Winter in The Times yesterday in a fascinating piece that covered Appleton’s playing career, a devastating injury, subsequent legal action and move into coaching and football management. Just prior to the interview we strolled the streets around Lincoln Cathedral during which I shot some atmospheric portraits […]

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England and Leicester City’s Harry Maguire

I was very pleased to see my portrait of England and Leicester City’s Harry Maguire used so well in the Mail on Sunday. For more on the star defender and goal scorer in the World Cup 2018 see my previous blog here on photographing him on a visit to his old school in Chesterfield as […]

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Oleg Gordievsky the MI6 spy who helped prevent nuclear war

Russian double agent Oleg Gordievsky is the subject of a new book by  The Times writer, Ben Macintyre. ‘The Spy and the Traitor’ reveals how Oleg Gordievsky reported the Russian leadership’s growing paranoia to MI6 which influenced Ronald Reagan’s public softening to the USSR. It was thought that planned American military rehearsals in the 1980s could […]

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