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RECENT NOSTALGIA: School unveils new veranda

A new veranda was unveiled at New Leake Primary School in November 2006.

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Father Christmas makes a pre-Christmas stop at a playgroup in Swineshead in 2006. EMN-161123-165227001

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Santa’s playgroup visit

Santa Claus took time out of his busy pre-Christmas schedule to visit youngsters near Boston this week in 2006.

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Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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Fishtoft Primary School pupils with Boston MP Mark Simmonds, the Mayor of Boston, Coun Richard Leggott, and representatives from Groundwork Lincolnshire at the opening of the refurbished sportsground at Peter Paine Sports Centre, in Boston, in December 2006.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Game on as re-vamped sports ground opens

Children from Fishtoft Primary School were among the first to use the newly refurbished sports ground that opened in Boston this week in 2006.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Leiu Joseph (Jack) Cox, of Windsor Bank, Boston, after receiving a Distinguished Service Cross for his gallantry at the evacuation of Dunkirk.

NOSTALGIA: Remembering ‘the fighting Coxs’ of Boston

This photograph was shared with the Standard by Mark Bates, of Mono, Canada.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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The Rev Bill Page, Mayor of Boston Maureen Baccas, MP Mark Simmonds, and school children at the Jalchatra Christmas Fair in November 2006.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: MP at Jalchatra Christmas Fair

Here is a scene from the Jalchatra Christmas Fair in November 2006.

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Giles pupils in November 2006.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Giles pupils’ school project

Pictured here are pupils from The Giles School from November 2006.

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Sutterton Fourfields CofE Primary School pupils in late November 2006.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Fourfields feeling festive

Looking festive in the last week of November in 2006 was this group of youngsters from Sutterton Fourfields CofE Primary School.

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Scene from the Halls charity lingerie and fashion show at Blackfriars in 1976. EMN-161011-095814001

NOSTALGIA: Charity lingerie and fashion at Blackfriars in 1976

Women turned out in large numbers at Blackfriars Theatre, in Boston, for a charity lingerie and fashion show in November 1976.

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Remembrance activities in November 2006.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Kirton Primary remembers the fallen

Kirton Primary School was supporting the annual Remembrance activities in November 2006.

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Pupils from Sibsey Free Primary School in November 2006.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Sibsey pupils’ new foundation area

Pupils from Sibsey Free Primary School had cause to celebrate in November 2006.

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Old Leake Primary School pupils with their shoeboxes.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Pupils lend support to Operation Christmas Child

Seasonal joy was being spread by Old Leake Primary School pupils 10 years ago this month.

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Snapshot from the past ... 1966.

NOSTALGIA: Children check out cuddly toys at fair

Youngsters are pictured checking out the cuddly toys on sale at the Rochford Tower Hall Fair.

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Snapshot from the past ... 1966.

NOSTALGIA: British Red Cross in black-and-white

There were hot drinks, cakes and sandwiches (all in safe hands) at this British Red Cross fair, back in 1966.

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Snapshot from the past ... 1966.

NOSTALGIA: Village youth club holds folk concert

Pictured here, back in 1966, is a group of merry minstrels having a singsong at a folk concert held at Swineshead Youth Club.

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Young Farmers are looking to ‘grow’ their group

A group for young farmers in the Boston area are appealing for new members.

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Six of the best pumpkin ideas and how to make them

Six of the best pumpkin ideas and how to make them

Halloween is fast approaching so to save you panicking about your pumpkin, we’ve pulled together six popular designs and guides on how to do them.

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