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OBSERVER: Grand plans that come to nothing

Why is it Boston and the surrounding area seem to have to wait for years before any decisions are made regarding improvements but others in the county don’t? There have been so many things promised to the town over the years yet almost each one of them slowly sinks into oblivion. It was not so long ago that we heard of plans for a marina at the bottom of Fenside Road: there was to be a club house, houses and entertainment. It was to be a ‘gateway’ to the town – then nothing!

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B&Q injury warning over light fittings

B&Q has issued a safety warning following concerns being raised over a range of light fittings.

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Jobs Fair at Peter Paine sports centre, boston. L-R Dean Sayles, Donna Garrard, Leroy Ringwood, Myla Smith, Stuart Roberts and Matt Warman's case worker Ayesha Virk.

Boston College job fair attracts record number of employers

More than 40 businesses took part in a jobs fair on Friday.

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Some of the work created during the workshops now on show at Whisby Nature Park.

Praise for arts and mental health project

An arts and mental health project which ran for people from Boston and Spalding has been praised in a new report.

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Face painting fun in February 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Circus skills workshop

All the fun of the circus was enjoyed by Boston area scouts, beavers and cubs during a special day of celebration in February 2007.

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Farming news.

Celebration of area’s farming

A new event designed to celebrate the area’s farming community is due to be held in Boston next month.

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Kapadia Suneil

COLUMN: The future nursing and care workforce

At a time when the NHS is under extreme pressure and also having to cope with a shortage of nurses, it’s incredibly exciting that Lincolnshire was successful in a bid to pilot the training of care staff in the new nursing associate role.

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Keanu Reeves as John Wick.

FILM REVIEW: John Wick Chapter 2 (15)

“The man. The myth. The legend. John Wick. You’re not very good at retiring.”

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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Say cheese...Head verger Adam Kelk pictured with the new addition to The Stump. EMN-170217-162850001

‘Squequel’ to mouse mystery in Boston Stump

After dozens of miniature wooden mice mysteriously appeared in The Stump, in Boston, a new chapter in the story has unfolded.

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Edward Furrow and Alex Rivers star as Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. EMN-170215-094535001

Modern adaption of Jane Austen novel

A comic adaption of literary classic Pride and Prejudice is coming to Boston.

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The groundbreaking ceremony in February 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: First sod dug for development at Sibsey Free School

After four years’ hard work and fundraising, February 2007 saw the first sod dug for Sibsey Free School’s new pre- and after-school club and holiday building.

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Dudley Byrant pictured with his MBE at Buckingham Palace. EMN-170221-112503001

Royal honour for years of service

A Boston man has returned from Buckingham Palace after being presented with an MBE for political services.

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Youngsters get hands-on at an educational workshop run by food manufacturer Bakkavor.

Wrap workshop for school children

Youngsters from Wyberton Primary School were among a group of school children from the area who took part in an education workshop run by food manufacturers Bakkavor recently.

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Ursula Lidbetter, chairman of the Great Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

Could you help shape future of visitor sector?

People who work in the visitor economy in Greater Lincolnshire who want to help boost its value in the area are being encouraged to apply to be a member of a new board.

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Social landlord merger on the cards

A new 12,700-home landlord is set to be created following a planned merger between two housing providers.

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The scene of the crash on the B1188 near Ruskington

Lorry driver rescued by Lincolnshire’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner wielding a hammer and fellow motorist using a false leg after Storm Doris wreaks havoc on county roads

A lorry driver who lost control in the strong winds was rescued from his cab – by the passing Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. Photo: Rob Foulkes EMN-161219-160126001

Lincolnshire County Councillors agree to public consultation on unitary authority

County councillors have today (Friday) voted in favour of seeking the views of the residents of Lincolnshire on the principle of moving to a unitary system of local government in Lincolnshire - but they have not yet revealed what form the consultation will take.

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The photo shared on social media taken by Will Robinson which he claimed showed a dead rat caught in a trap he found under his chair at a Brewer's Fayre in Boston.

Pub re-opens after investigation finds no rodent activity

A Boston pub has been given a clean bill of health after social media claims that a dead rat had been found on the premises.

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The RSPB's Mick Todd with Old Leake Primary School pupils in February 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Bird bonanza at Old Leake

This group of eco warriors from Old Leake Primary School enjoyed an ornithological extravaganza in February 2007 when Mick Todd came to visit from the RSPB.

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