‘Prince Charming’ – Boston community welcomes Prince Charles to town

‘Charming’, ‘natural’, ‘knowledgeable’ – just some of the words used to describe Prince Charles by those who met him at his second of two engagements in Boston today (Monday, March 19).

This week's Reader Picture.

READER PICTURE: Bird of prey keeping a watchful eye

This week’s Reader Picture of a kestrel at Westgate Woods, Boston, was shared with us by Julia Tynan.

His Royal Highness Prince Charles will be in Boston today. Library photo.

When to see Prince Charles in Boston today

Prince Charles is to visit Boston today (Monday, March 19) as part of a tour of Lincolnshire.


Band’s charity CD to mark half-century

A rock group from Boston are celebrating 50 years since they formed with the release of a charity CD of 60s and early 70s songs.

Steve Nichols with Nigel, now getting back to his former self.

Making plans for Nigel – appeal launches to raise £75,000 for sensory enclosure

An appeal has been launched to raise £75,000 to provide a big cat with a big following at a wildlife park near Boston with a specialist enclosure in light of his failing vision.

The new (and already award-winning) trade stand for Fogarty. Picture: Beth Barkway.

Award for stand on debut showing

A long-running Boston business has unveiled a new trade stand, one that pays tribute to its history and – after its debut showing – already has an award to its name.

The scene at Boston College 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Polishing up nicely

Here is the scene at Boston College 10 years ago.

Drayton Motors collected the Customer Experience Award at Kia's annual National Dealer Conference in January. Kia sales director Steve Hicks is second from the right.

Celebrations over customer experience win

Celebrations have been held at a car dealership near Boston following its latest award success.

Jeremy Smith with his dogs Bailey and Cassie and some of the people who helped him find shelter (from left) Patsie Marson, Karen Crozier, Jed Haw, Billy Maddison, and Mario Richards.

‘You just can’t leave someone like that’ – Boston community rallies for homeless man

Kind-hearted members of the Boston community rallied last week to help a homeless man – and his dogs – find shelter from sub-zero conditions.

A scene from last year's event. Picture: John Aron

Historic race organisers feel the effects of the Beast from the East as event postponed

Organisers of an historic horse racing event have been forced to postpone the South Wold Hunt Point-to-Point after feeling the lingering effects of the Beast from the East last week.

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Pastor Neal Mugglestone in front of where the community building will be built.

Church set to start work on £1.2m vision

A £1.2m project to create a community building at Kirton featuring a 300-seat auditorium, a café, shop space and more is set to launch.

The Once Upon A Smile celebrity team.

Celebrities heading to Boston for charity football clash against amateur side

A football team composed of celebrities is coming to Boston to take on a local amateur side in aid of a good cause.

Ambulances line up ready to transport patients.

Convoy of RAF, 4x4s, snow plough, and tractors help get patients at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital home

A convoy of ambulances with an escort by the RAF, 4x4s driven by local motorists, a snow plough, and tractors, left Pilgrim Hospital in Boston this lunchtime (Friday, March 2) and headed off towards Skegness and Mablethorpe to help get medically fit patients home.

Boston Borough Council will be playing with its snow-hit bin collections next week.

Update on bin collections in Boston

Missed green bin collections will now take place next week, Boston Borough Council has announced.

Police have noted the road situation is an 'ever-changing story'.

FRIDAY 11.15AM: Lincolnshire Police road closure update

Here is the latest information, as of this morning (Friday) at 11.15am, from Lincolnshire Police about road closures:

Rail news. Library image.

Disruption in Boston over railway signalling fault

There is disruption in Boston this afternoon (Tuesday, February 27) over a signalling fault.

Anne Underwood celebrating her 100th birthday. Pictured with children (from left) Shirley Allen, Tony Hanson, Jackie Walton, and Ivy Buckley.

Birthday party was 100 years in the making

It is an annual celebration of love, but this year Valentine’s Day took on extra significance for one Coningsby-area woman – the day she turned 100.

A scene from the unveiling of the organ donation memorial tree.

Organ donation memorial tree unveiled at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital

A memorial created to pay tribute to those who have donated their organs to help others has been unveiled at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital.

Half-term fun in Boston 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Half-term fun in Boston at children’s roadshow

A storytime session at Boston Library in February 1998.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1963 and 1983 and a snapshot from 1998

This week (February 21 edition) in 1963 ...

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