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How Standard reported on voting to stay in the EU in 1975

As the UK Government moves to trigger Article 50, we look back on how The Standard covered the result of the 1975 referendum which saw the nation vote to stay in the European Union.

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Police attend ‘concern for welfare’ call in Boston

Police attend ‘concern for welfare’ call in Boston

Police attended a ‘concern for welfare’ call on Fydell Street in Boston this morning (Wednesday).

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Police volunteer Cadet Louisa Hulme, 17,, a uniformed public service student at Boston College, sprays an under-18 warning logo outside Pasikonik supermarket in Red Lion Street.

The writing’s on the floor for street and underage drinking

Authorities are hoping to can street drinking before it happens by spraying warnings around the town to remind people.

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Former councillor Mike Gilbert

Vive la (Blue) Revolution? New party aims to make radical changes to democracy

A new party has been launched which aims to make radical changes to the way democracy and Government work.

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Good hygiene is particularly important in preventing yourself or others from becoming infected

Struck down by a stomach bug? Take care and don’t overshare as Norovirus spreads

When it comes to sickness and diarrhoea, no-one likes it when you overshare – particularly if that means spreading a virus around.

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MISSING: Samantha Baldwin

Concern growing for missing mum and two young children

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 42-year-old Samantha Baldwin and her two children who have links to Lincolnshire.

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Ten years of £22 million NHS homes scheme

A £22 million scheme offering high quality affordable homes for rent in Boston, Lincoln and Grantham has celebrated its 10 year anniversary.

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The scene from the ribbon cutting on Friday.

New look and two more jobs at phone shop

A mobile phone shop in Boston has reopened following a refurbishment.

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Serious crash shuts A17 in both directions

A serious car crash closed the A17 in both directions this afternoon, Tuesday March 28.

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Coun Daniel McNally (left) with Craig Leyland, the newly-elected chairman of the Louth and Horncastle Conservative Association.

UKIP county councillor defects to Conservatives

One of Lincolnshire’s leading UKIP county councillors has defected to the Conservative Party, just weeks before the county council elections.

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Police in Elizabeth Road last year

Man beat wife before drowning her in bathtub and setting fire to Boston flat, jury told

A man murdered his estranged wife just hours after celebrating his birthday with friends, a jury at Lincoln Crown Court has been told.

Crime
Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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The Quadrant.

Boston United to extend stay at York Street while Quadrant building continues

Boston United have extended their lease at the Jakemans Stadium.

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Drayton Motors' Darren Bradford.

Manager at car dealership wins honour

The general manager at a car dealership near Boston has driven off with an honour at this year’s 2017 Automotive Management Awards.

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COURT RESULTS: A register of cases recently appearing at Boston Magistrates’ Court

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

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Do you fancy appearing on this new dating show? Picture: Pixabay.

Could your bridal party be on new TV show Always The Bridesmaid?

Do you fancy appearing on this new dating show?

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Minted: the new design incorporates the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock (Photo: Royal Mint)

All change as new £1 coin poised to enter circulation – but companies unprepared

It will be all change in Britain on Tuesday when the new £1 coin enters circulation but millions of commuters could be left facing fresh chaos as it emerged 11 out of 18 rail providers had not upgraded their machines and would be unable to accept the new tender.

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Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of Big Six energy customers are still overpaying for their energy but could get their prices back to 2008 rates according to the latest research from consumer watchdog Which?.

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33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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Motorcyclist taken to hospital following collision in Boston

A motorcyclist was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham, with ‘serious but not life-threatening’ injuries following a collision on Friday evening.

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