NEW YEAR MESSAGE: Let’s seek out new horizons in 2018 and find reasons to be proud

You will have heard the clichéd phrase New Year, New You. It is usually applied to those who may have overindulged during the festive season and perhaps need to shed a few pounds. But I want to apply this well-worn phrase in a different and slightly extended way – New Year, New You, New Boston.


VIDEO: Flare thrown at Boston United fans

A flare was thrown at Boston United fans as they celebrated their team’s victory at Salford City this afternoon.

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Dennis Greene.

Poachers beaten by Oadby

Boston Town were beaten 4-1 at Oadby this afternoon.

Support for IBS Awareness Month

Support for IBS Awareness Month

NHS Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group is backing IBS Awareness Month throughout April to help raise awareness of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

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SALFORD CITY 1 BOSTON UNITED 2: Salford are going up, but will the Pilgrims be joining them?

Salford are champions, but will Boston United be joining them in the National League next season?

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£2k for charity – ‘spud’ you believe it?

£2k for charity – ‘spud’ you believe it?

Staff from a potato packing operation near Boston have raised more than £2,000 for good causes through a static bike challenge in the town centre.


Join Mayor and help raise charity funds

An evening of music, fun, and fundraising is promised at an event being held by the Mayor of Boston next week.

European EMS2018 Championship winners.

EMAS crowned World Champions at competition in Copenhagen

A team of experienced paramedics from the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) are ‘elated’ after being crowned world champions at a medical competition held in Copenhagen.

Another scene from the Kick It play scheme at Peter Paine Sports Centre 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Police join youngsters for play scheme

The Kick It play scheme 10 years ago featured such activities as arts and crafts, sports, and hi-tech games.

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Comedy play coming to Stickford venue

Cutwater Productions present its latest comedy play in Stickford next week.

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Click and collect ... the new Amazon Locker in Boston's Pescod Square Shopping Centre.

Pescod Square joins forces with Amazon

A shopping centre in Boston has teamed up with Amazon to give customers of the online retail giant an alternative to having their purchases delivered to their home or place of work.

Year Seven and Eight pupils during the STEM Schools Roadshow visit by BAE Systems.

Pupils’ special lesson from global business

Youngsters at a school near Boston enjoyed a special lesson in STEM subjects when BAE Systems, the global defence, aerospace, and security firm, paid them a visit.

Carl Piergianni.

No pressure! Elliott tells his side to ‘do it for themselves’ at title-chasing Salford

Boston United head to Salford City with ‘no pressure’ - but manager Craig Elliott still wants his side to upset the league leaders.

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Boston Saturday League.


Fixtures for Saturday, April 21:

Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire:, on Twitter @standardduncan

Longporter into the Westwood £5k final

Andrew Longporter booked his place in the Westwood Lakes £5k final after winning last Tuesday’s qualifier.

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Brad Abbott.

Party poopers? Brad Abbott says Boston United owe Harrogate a favour as they head to Salford City

Brad Abbott says Boston United aren’t planning on being guests at someone else’s promotion party.

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Jailed man Joshua King, 23, of Kirton.

Nine years in prison for Kirton man who left ex-girlfriend with life-changing injuries following ‘utterly frenzied’ attack

A Kirton man who repeatedly stabbed his former girlfriend after persuading her to meet up for ‘one last time’ was today (Friday) jailed for nine years.

Still 'good', according to Ofsted ... Boston High School.

Praise for Boston High School from Ofsted

Boston High School has won praise from the Government’s education watchdog, Ofsted, following a ‘short inspection’ last month.

Wrestling is coming to Fenside Community Centre in Boston.

Town venue to host live wrestling action

After successful shows at The Gliderdrome, Extreme American Wrestling (EAW) returns next weekend with a live action wrestling show.

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‘Shakespeare’ school festival

The public are invited along to a free festival of entertainment in Kirton to celebrate the life and works of William Shakespeare.

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