Monday, October 21, 2019

A great little winter warmer

So you've still got some mulled wine, or even a bottle or two of cheap red stuff left over, from the festive season and...

Helping the homeless in Boston and Lincolnshire

An intensive programme of work to help 120 of the most vulnerable homeless people across Lincolnshire and the borough of Boston has been launched. ACTion...
Initiative to combat loneliness launched at Lincoln restaurant

Initiative to combat loneliness launched at Lincoln restaurant

Cosy Club Lincoln has partnered with charity Independent Age to launch an initiative aimed at combatting loneliness in people across the UK. With over 9...

Dining review: The Hope & Anchor, South Ferriby

Nestled at the heart of the South Ferriby community, The Hope & Anchor is serving up traditional food with a unique approach. It’s bold...

Lottery grant funds extra training at Lincoln’s Heritage Skills Centre

Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, a four-year heritage project will ensure the skills needed to protect our historic buildings are passed...

Kale, Apple and Walnut Salad

No buffet is complete without a fresh, zesty salad to add crunch and colour to the spread.  Perfect with cold roast beef and ham. Ingredients large carrots,...

Virtual Reality cars for Duckworth

Duckworth Land Rover is one of the few dealers in the UK to use 3D virtual reality to allow customers to see a preview of the brand new Discovery Sport. All visitors to the Boston and Market Rasen dealerships will see when they enter the showroom is a 4ft long white box covered in an intricate pattern of black lines.

But using augmented reality technology, and by donning a special pair of goggles, the box transforms into a 3D interactive image of the new 4x4. Using the goggles people will be able to see a full 360 degree view of the car, open the doors and even see inside the vehicle just by walking around the box.

The new seven-seat Discovery Sport was launched in Lincolnshire earlier this year when it made its first appearance at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials. Test drive models will start touring the UK very soon – with Duckworth’s showrooms in Market Rasen and Boston among the first to receive them.

Until then interested buyers will be seeing the car in virtual reality, using Durovis Dive software specially developed for Land Rover. The new Discovery Sport, which ranges from £32,395 to £42,995, has already been the subject of a huge amount of interest. Duckworth’s has received a large number of pre-orders for the vehicle, which will be available from February 2015.

“The virtual reality tour really is an incredible experience,” said Ben Duckworth, Managing Director of Duckworth Land Rover. “To watch a black and white box transform into a 3D interactive Land Rover in front of your eyes is pretty amazing. “Our customers have loved it. From teenagers to retired farmers they have all had a go and been transfixed."


Umbrellas Lincoln offer helping hand for children with additional needs

Umbrellas Lincoln offer helping hand for children with additional needs

None of us would change our children for the world, but sometimes, extra help and services are required which is where charities like Umbrellas...

Sir Edward Leigh on ‘hugely popular’ church schools

The Education Secretary, Justine Greening MP, has hailed England’s church schools as “hugely popular”. In a letter to Sir Edward Leigh MP, Ms. Greening...

Be safe and be seen

With the night’s drawing in and the clocks going back later this month, it’s important for cyclists to get ready for winter. The council and...

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