Here’s a rundown of what’s in store in this week’s Boston Standard, on sale now...
* A town Co-operative store is robbed at knifepoint while a member of staff is tied up
* Stephen Sleaford is to serve a minimum of 23 years after being found guilty of murder, while another trio has been jailed for their part in the case
* A magnifying glass is believed to have caused a conservatory fire in Boston
* A pensioner has died following a crash
* More on the potholes driving our readers round the bend
* Editor’s column over Twitter ban
* A Boston school’s perfect pass rate has put it in the nation’s top 50
* Boston Borough Council has given the go-ahead to a council tax benefit scheme which aims to ‘be fair to everyone’
* A food bank is set to open after being amazed by shoppers generosity
* Professor Mary Beard speaks to The Standard about her comments on Question Time plus reaction to Boston councillor’s visit to Westminster to discuss immigration issues.
* And Boston’s birth rate is up by 50 per cent
*IN SPORT: Boston United boss Graham Drury believes the Pilgrims have a chance to improve while Nick Maddison shows he’s a tough guy.
*PLUS: Grab a free blow dry and ten minutes on a fitness machine at Sylvias’ in Kirton.