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First homes from merged associations

A new landlord in Lincolnshire, formed following the merger of housing associations in Boston and Grimsby, has unveiled its first set of new homes.

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The new-look entrance to Blackfriars' kitchen.

Curtain raises on new £24k kitchen

A new, state-of-the-art, commercial-grade kitchen has been installed at Boston’s only theatre thanks to a grant of more than £18,000.

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Winners Stroke unit team, presented by ULHT medical director Dr Neill Hepburn (far left).

Pilgrim Hospital colleagues honoured

Staff and supporters at hospitals across Lincolnshire, including Boston’s Pilgrim, have been honoured at a special awards evening.

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Boston's Under 15 rugby side won the three counties sevens tournament 20 years ago, but came away empty-handed after the previous year's winners forgot to bring the trophy back. Here, instead, they receive honours from Mayor Coun Fred Gilchrist.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1918 and 1998

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Thomas Steadman, owner of Games Central, Boston.

NES, Master System, SNES, Mega Drive, PlayStation ... new Boston store spans decades of gaming

A video game enthusiast from Boston has opened up a shop in the town dedicated to his passion, selling items dating from across five decades.

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Steph Tate, of Boston's Skirbeck Court, (left) with Jill Hughes, a trustee for The Orders of St John Care Trust.

Friendly Steph honoured at county level

An office worker at a care home in Boston has been honoured in a countywide staff awards scheme.

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Lincolnshire Co-op is supporting Dying Matters Awareness Week.

Events to help put dying in spotlight

A Lincolnshire business is inviting people to talk about death and their final wishes at an upcoming coffee morning in Boston.

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Caroline Wilkinson, of Boston, with Rita Wright, manager of The Cancer Research UK shop in the town.

More than £1,000 for cancer charity

More than £1,000 has been raised for the fight against cancer following a fundraiser in Boston.

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Class lead and project co-ordinator, Lucy Allen with pupil Helena.

New £30,000 sensory room at Boston school has the ‘Wow’ factor

A new sensory room has been officially opened at a special school in Boston, after more than £30,000 was raised for the project in just 12 months.

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Boston High School sports day in May 1968.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1918 and 1968

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Norma Daft collecting her award from  Burghley House's Miranda Rock (centre) and regional commissioner Paula Evans (right).

‘Exceptional’ Scout leaders honoured

Two long-serving members of the Scouts in the Boston area have been recognised for their ‘exceptional contributions’ to the movement.

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Award-winners at the White Hart Hotel, in Boston, Natasha Cardovillis.

Colleagues at historic hotel collect awards

Two colleagues at an historic hotel in Boston have been honoured in a company-wide awards scheme.

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Eveline (left) with Olive and Lincolnshire entertainer Jeremy.

Marking a total of 205 birthdays

Celebrations have been held at a care home near Boston to mark a 103rd and a 102nd birthday among its residents.

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Boston Grammar School's Jazz Band in 1993 during a jazz workshop led by Ian Darrington (far left). The session was part of a prize won by the band in The Daily Telegraph Young Jazz 93 competition.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1983 and 1993

This week (May 2 edition) in 1983 ...

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John Adams Way, in 1978 and today.

PHOTO SPECIAL: Boston’s John Adams Way at 40 - then and now

John Adams Way in Boston opened on May 2, 1978, after more than two decades in the planning.

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The snowy owl spotted at Wainfleet Marsh in March, believed now to have been seen at RSPB Frampton Marsh.

‘The Lincolnshire Hedwig’ – rare sighting of snowy owl near Boston

A rare sighting of a snowy owl in Lincolnshire has been made at a nature reserve near Boston.

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January, 1977 - Construction of John Adams Way, looking up towards Main Ridge from the area behind South Street.

John Adams Way at 40 – an illustrated history

Forty years ago today (Wednesday, May 2), John Adams Way, in Boston, opened ... finally.

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The new EV charging area at Johnsons of Boston.

Garden business goes ‘greener’ still

It is used to serving green-fingered residents, but now a garden centre near Boston is welcoming green-minded motorists.

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The latest Reader Picture.

READER PICTURE: Four-legged friend poses for photo

This picture was shared with the Standard by Kornelija Ardavičiūtė.

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