Inside this week’s Boston Standard

Front page, January 9
Front page, January 9

Here’s a rundown of what’s in store in this week’s Boston Standard, on sale now...

* ‘Stabbed in heart’, murder jury told – Stephen Sleaford goes before the court accused of killing Janusz Smoderek

* A family win a holiday on an ITV game show – but one of them can’t go

* A&E staff cycle for 24 hours for charity

* A pensioner felt he was left for dead after a mistake meant he was denied resuscitation

* A five-time thief is spare prison

* Friends in fight to save village church

* Charity wants your unwanted electricals

* A physiotherapist is caught drink driving for the third time

* Boston weatherman Albert Kirkham reveals 2012 was the wettest year since the start of the Second World War

* Employment minister Mark Hoban backs the success of the Standard’s jobs page

* Super slimmers celebrate after shedding pounds

*IN SPORT; Boston United manager reveals one of his team has a mean streak, however mistakes cost the Pilgrims while boxer Nina Bradley prepares for her first international competition

*PLUS: Win a restyle by Rocco at Boston’s Salon Alchemy