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Chance to join in festive meal for 1,000 lonely people

Christmas is coming early for senior residents in the Boston area who are alone over the festive period.

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VIDEO: Everything you need to know from Philip Hammond’s Budget

All the key facts from Philip Hammond’s Budget with our video graphics.

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Pictured (from left) Sue Ward-Toynton, sales assistant, stationery (10 years) Jacqui Roberts, restaurant assistant (10 years) Linda Foley, sales assistant, womens accessories (30 years) Jane Green, admin assistant (20 years) Richard Broadhead, managing director (back), and Sue Holland, business support manager (10 years).

Eighty years of dedication recognised

Long service certificates have been presented to five members of staff at Oldrids, in Boston.

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RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.

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The A17 looking towards the Bonemill Junction embankment over the A153 which will undergo strengthening work over the next few months. EMN-171120-183000001

Council apologises for major traffic upheaval expected as work to repair A17 Sleaford bypass embankment set to begin next week

Motorists are warned to expect lane closures and major disruption as £2.4m project to repair embankment on the A17 Sleaford bypass begins next week.

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Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group.

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Check your change

Check your loose change - you could have a 50p worth hundreds in your pocket

Check your pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch now, folks.

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Costcutter awards. From left, Darcy Willson-Rymer, Jenny Wilson, Manjula Keshwara , Suenita Keshwara, and Tim Vine.

Kirton store wins top retailer award

Costcutter in Kirton has beaten off competition from 2,200 UK stores to be named ‘Food-To-Go Retailer of the Year’.

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What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear.

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The winners of the 2015 Boston Business Awards.

Nominate your choice for best in business

Have you got a favourite business you would love to see recognised for the efforts of its staff and owners?

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The charity calendar launch for LIVES.

Firms launch new calendar to boost LIVES

Ringrose Law and DPS have produced a charity calendar which is for sale in aid of the LIVES charity.

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University graduates

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.
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Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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Roughton Woods.

Road closure during Roughton Woods decontamination after mustard gas discovery

A Woodhall Spa road is set to be closed to traffic for five days next week, while an area of Roughton Woods is decontaminated following the recent discovery of mustard gas canisters.

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What behaviour do you find most annoying when on the road?

REVEALED: The most irritating driving habits that bug motorists, according to you

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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Becky Elliott, of Kay Books Online, with a selection of the titles it sells.

Tenth anniversary for online venture

An online bookshop run by a Boston-born woman with customers as far a field as the US, Australia, and Brazil, is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

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Coveris and LIVES participating in first aid training scenarios. (Photo credit: LIVES).

Coveris and LIVES team up for innovative first aid training

Leading global packaging manufacturer Coveris has recruited the expertise of Lincolnshire emergency first responder charity, LIVES, to work with their Louth site to develop innovative first aid training to ensure the safety of all co-workers employed on their site.

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Police accident sign.

Traffic delayed as emergency services attend ‘very serious’ A17 collision

Emergency services are currently on scene at what is described as ‘a very serious collsion’ on the A17 this afternoon (Monday).

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Pedestrian died following collision with HGV

A man has died following a collision on the A52 in Butterwick yesterday (Thursday) evening.

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Skegness and Boston MP Matt Warman. ANL-170311-070943001

Skegness and Boston MP welcomes Brexit assurances on seasonal workers

Matt Warman MP has sought assurances from the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis MP, that migration will not be managed in a way which is damaging to the economy.

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