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COURT RESULTS: Our weekly register of court cases

Here’s our latest register of cases heard at Boston and Lincoln Magistrates’ Courts...

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Man jailed after sexually assaulting three children and taking and distributing indecent images

A 25-year-old man who sexually assaulted three children has been jailed for 27 months.

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Members of the Thursday Crafters with library staff and the Mayor of Boston Coun Brian Rush.

Embroidered town hanging goes on display

A piece of embroidered art depicting Boston’s iconic locations and history has been unveiled at Boston Library.

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50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

Parents hand down the same nuggets of wisdom to their children that their own parents did - including ‘get an education’ and ‘always try your best’.

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Lincolnshire libraries receive 1.76 million visits since new partnership

Lincolnshire’s libraries are said to be ‘thriving’ a year after Lincolnshire County Council entered into a partnership with GLL – the UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise.

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Man accused of ‘threats with axe’ sent to crown court

A man accused of making threats with an axe in a premises in Boston has been sent to Lincoln Crown Court.

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Funding boost for Boston charity thanks to Tesco bags of help

Thanks to a scheme run at Tesco, Boston Women’s Aid (BWA) has benefitted from a donation of more than £3,400.

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Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco has recalled a huge list of items and products, including chocolate bars and quorn mince.

Business
‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

A major UK supermarket could have infected thousands of people with a strain of hepatitis E through its pork sausages, says researchers at Public Health England (PHE).

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A screenshot of the gofundme site set up by friends to raise money for Nathan James Ardron.

Friends rally to help pay funeral costs as tributes paid to ‘kind hearted, spirited and well loved member of the Boston and Skegness community’

A man who died following a two vehicle collision on the A16 at East Keal last week has been named locally as Nathan James Ardron after friends rallied around to help pay for the funeral costs.

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The average modern British family revealed

The average modern British family revealed

The average modern family wakes up at 6:55am on a weekday, watches three and a half hours of television a day - and has a Ford on the driveway.

Offbeat

Gang attack two men in Boston park

Two men have been injured after being attacked by a gang of men in a Boston park.

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There will be a solar eclipse tonight: what are your chances of seeing it?

There will be a solar eclipse tonight: what are your chances of seeing it?

A solar eclipse is expected tonight (Monday), with some parts of the world seeing a TOTAL eclipse as the moon passes in between the Earth and the sun.

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Opening of We'll Meet Again museum, at Freiston. Owners Paul and Linda Britchford. EMN-170814-094806001

PICTURES: Flypast marks war museum’s ‘emotional’ opening day

‘It was very emotional to see a Spitfire flying for you - to have it fly over the museum was a real moment’, says one of the owners of a new museum near Boston.

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Appeal to finish wooden tribute

A woodcarving group is appealing for help to finish a tribute to Boston’s First World War fishermen.

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Enjoying the new kitchen are, from left, Zoe Rollinson, Alison Willetts (Founder of Inspire-Lincs and responsible for funding applicaitons) Stephen parkin, Gordon Potter (Chairman of Old Leake Community Centre), Mavis Potter, volunteer, Trevor Oliver, Maria Tinkler, Cindy Ellis and Scott Butler. EMN-171108-105442001

Centre fired up with grant funded kitchen

Grant funding of more than £17,000 has helped cook up an all new kitchen for a village community centre.

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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Ugly Bugs Mini Marathon family run around Central Park in Boston in aid of Boston Body Hub and Butterfly Hospice. Pictured is Mokhtar, five.

IN PICTURES: Funds raised with insect themed event

More than 50 people crawled, skittered and scuttled their way around Central Park recently as part of a recently hatched charity event.

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School choir from Skegness sings at teacher’s wedding

A school choir from Skegness did a first class job when they sang at their teacher’s wedding.

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