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Mannequin ‘graveyard’ event

Film lovers and horror fans will feel a real ‘dummy’ if they miss an upcoming Halloween event set amongst 20,000 creepy mannequins.

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Fizzy drinks linked to liver disease in children

Fizzy drinks damaging kids’ livers

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits and ice cream is fuelling a potentially fatal liver disease in children, according to new research.

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A children's pageant at Swineshead Church in 1972.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1962 and 1972

This week (October 11 to 17) in 1962 ...

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The lonely whooper swan at RSPB Frampton Marsh. Photos by Neil Smith.

‘Lonely’ swan left behind at RSPB reserve soon to be reunited with its ‘family’

A ‘lonely’ swan has been attracting attention at RSPB Frampton Marsh after it was left behind when its own kind returned to Iceland.

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Gipsey Bridge Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: School’s in for Gipsey Bridge new starters

Here is another group of new starters from 2007, this time from Gipsey Bridge Primary School.

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New York Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New term at New York

Pictured from 10 years ago is the reception class at New York Primary School.

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Sibsey Free School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New starters at Sibsey

Here we turn the clock back 10 years to new starters at Sibsey Free Primary School in 2007.

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Fishtoft School pupils get a lesson in lacrosse, 20 years ago.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1977 and 1997

This week in 1977 ...

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Celebrations in Kirton in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Kirton in Bloom 2007

Pictured, 10 years ago, are some of the winners of Kirton in Bloom 2007 with judges from Kirton Parish Council.

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Club members in 2007 (from left) Charlie Smith, Matthew Harness, John Harness, longest-serving club member Phil Lovell and Cameron Copus (front).

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Weight Training Club turns 50

Boston Weight Training Club was celebrating its 50th anniversary this week in 2007.

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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Village celebrates harvest

Here we turn back the clock to Wigtoft Church’s harvest festival of 2007.

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Boston Playgoers' Strolling Players with Zigger Ziggar, set for the stage at Blackfriars this week in 1982. EMN-170921-140029001

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1917 and 1992 and a snapshot from 1982

This week in 1917 ...

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VIDEO: Costa unveils ‘coffee-copter’ to deliver drinks by drone

Caffeine-lovers will be blown away by this new ‘coffee-copter’ - which delivers drinks to them by DRONE.

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Charly says...

Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we’ve found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.

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Proms in the Park celebrations in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Village’s Proms in the Park celebrations

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The Princess Royal in Boston in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Princess Royal makes latest visit to Boston

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The former Clarks closed its doors last year.

Canadian coffee store plans submitted for former Clarks shoe shop

A Canadian coffee company could be set to open its sixth new store in the UK in Boston – joining others in Birmingham, Manchester and London – at the site of a former shoe shop.

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Tourism operators from UKinbound while visiting Boston Stump.

Tourism industry experts visit area

Tourism industry leaders have visited Boston as part of a two-day event focusing on the national Mayflower 400 celebrations.

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A picket line at Bostons Pilgrim Hospital, this week in 1982. The Standard carried a note on its front page that week saying news and features had been affected by some staff taking industrial action in support of health service workers pay campaign.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1917 and 1982

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