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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Stumps’ Victorian party

A Victorian music hall was recreated in Boston Stump 10 years ago this week as part of a fundraising theme night.

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The Boston First XI in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Boston First XI ready for league opener

Pictured 10 years ago this week ahead of their 2007 Lincs ECB Premier League opener are the Boston First XI.

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A scene from the 999 day at Boston's Asda in April 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: 999 day in Boston

Police held a special 999 day at Asda, in Boston, 10 years ago this April.

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Swineshead Players in April 1967.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1967 and 1987

Picture are the cast of Swineshead Players’ second production, 9.45 by Owen Davies and Sewell Collins.

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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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Celebrations at Swineshead St Mary's Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Swineshead school’s FA Charter Standard

Swineshead St Mary’s Primary School had been awarded the FA Charter Standard 10 years ago.

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The new library at Carlton Road Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New library for Boston primary

These young bookworms at Carlton Road Primary School were enjoying the school’s new library 10 years ago.

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The scene at Boston High School this time of year in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Health Schools’ Week at High School

It was Health Schools’ Week at Boston High School this time in 2007.

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This week in 1972 (from left) Mrs M. Smith, trainer, Mrs W. A. Stirk, trainer, Margaret Reynolds, Christine Malone, Wendy Killick, and Marion Holmes.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1972 and 1982

Pictured from this week in 1972 are the first aid team from the Boston Division of the Red Cross after winning the First Aid Cup in the branch competition.

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Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Pet owners stump up almost £3,500 in the first year of owning their animal, a survey has found.

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Irish coffee dessert

RECIPE: Irish coffee dessert

We Brits were once regarded as a nation of shopkeepers and tea-drinkers, but our growing love of coffee is changing all this, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Wyberton A team members in April 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Wyberton set for competition

Wyberton was among the villages represented at the schools’ netball tournament at Boston High School in April 2007.

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Tower Road B team members in April 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Tower Road line-up for competition

Tower Road was among the Boston primary schools at the netball tournament at Boston High School this week in 2007.

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The Butterwick A netball team in April 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Butterwick at netball tournament

Primary schools from all around Boston took part in a netball tournament at Boston High School this week in 2007.

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Kirton Secondary County School pupils in April 1962.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1917 and 1962

Pupils of Kirton County Secondary School who were in the cast of The Deluge – a Medieval morality play - presented in the school hall this week in 1962.

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Popular Boston pub and restaurant closed for refurbishment work

A popular Boston pub and restaurant has closed for refurbishment work.

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From left, Rob Simpson, Gary Pratt, Terry Roberts, Koran Darrigan, Carl Dowle and Darren Woods. EMN-171004-104417001

‘Hairy hikers’ set for 24-hour climb

Three men from the Boston area are among a group of six embarking on a 24-hour challenge to raise funds for charity.

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The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The average UK homeowner moves out of their parent’s at 21, lives in seven houses and spends £26,295 on redecorating over their lifetime, according to new research.

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Wyberton Primary School celebrating Easter in 1982.

NOSTALGIA: 1977, 1982, and 1997

Celebrations were taking place at Wyberton Primary School this week in 1982 to mark the return of Easter, with pupils parading Easter bonnets of all shapes and sizes.

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Sibsey Free Primary School's art class in early 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Art class for Sibsey pupils

Ten years ago this week The Standard pictured this group of children from a Boston-area primary school.

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