Lincoln born video game takes on the big guys

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/HASHTAGDUNGEON.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:15 — 3.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSAmong heavyweight titles such as Fable Legends and Batman Arkham Knight, a video game created at the University of Lincoln is one of the most anticipated for 2015. Hashtag Dungeon is an adventure game that uses Twitter to source its code, allowing social media enthusiasts to create…

Siren News’ Special Report on county libraries

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/LIBRARY.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 5:44 — 5.2MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThe Community and Public Safety scrutiny committee have recently voted to approve recommendations to cut library services. Outside the Lincolnshire County Council offices, protesters gathered to voice their frustration. The Committee have approved the recommendations that will go forward to executive committee meeting on the 3rd February.…

Lincoln Central Library celebrates Harry Potter

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/HARRYPOTTER.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:47 — 3.5MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSA Harry Potter themed event will be taking place at Lincoln Library this Thursday. Members of the public will be encouraged to dress as their favourite characters and can take part in activities including wand making, potion making and attendees will be sorted into one of the four…

Improvements to Lincolnshire’s schools

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/www.media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/secole/ltsa.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 9:07 — 8.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSA bright future could be in store for the county’s teachers and pupils, following the announcement of a new teacher training scheme that is being launched across 17 schools. With a ‘By Lincolnshire For Lincolnshire’ approach, 30 places will be available from September through a more school…

Reflections on the situation in Paris

Managing Editor Andrew David is joined by the Lincoln Professor, Professor Brian Winston, Barry Turner, Lecturer in Law at the Lincoln School of Journalism, Sebastian Edington-Cole, News Editor – Siren FM.

The studio team is joined from Paris by the former CNN bureau chief, Peter Humi.

Caroline wins Age UK Lincoln Volunteer Award 2014

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/jpdickie/amyage.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 5:37 — 5.1MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSAge UK’s prestigious award this year goes to local volunteer Caroline Davidson. Sarah Howells from Shooting Star PR works closely with the charity and has been praising the hard work and contributions Caroline has made. Siren FM’s Amy Brawn went along to the Lincoln Age Uk centre…

Lincolnshire Police appeals to Home Secretary

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/www.media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/POLICELETTER.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 12:57 — 11.9MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSFollowing cuts to funding that may continue in the future, senior members of Lincolnshire Police have written letters to the Home Secretary, the Right Honourable Theresa May MP. Lincolnshire Police Chief Constable Neil Rhodes wrote the original letter, and to back it up the Lincolnshire Police and…

Top marks for first term of new college

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/www.media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/lutc.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 5:28 — 5.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThe Lincoln University Technical College has had a very succesful first term since it opened in September. Students at the new college, who wear suits rather than uniforms, have had visits from people in the industry varying from RAF pilots to BMW staff, as part of their everyday…

Make sure your house is safe around Christmas when you’re not in

http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/www.media.sirenonline.co.uk/audio/news/burglary.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 4:10 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSFollowing a string of burglaries in the Castle and Minster wards of Lincoln over last month, Lincolnshire Police are urging residents to keep their homes safe, especially when they’re not in, through simple actions like locking all doors and windows. Throughout November, the number of thefts from…