In Pictures: Young farmers entertain crowds at rally

From sheep shearing to egg throwing - young farmers from the county demonstrated their competitive spirit to entertain the crowds on Saturday.

A still from the music video by 50 Sniffs.

Comedy rappers’ video on Skegness goes viral with over a million views

They are local celebrities in their home town of Boston - but now 50 Sniffs are enjoying UK-wide notoriety as their music video goes viral online.

A photo of Tamara at the sanctuary from our archives.

Animal sanctuary set for ‘biggest rescue mission’ yet - and you can help

A ‘desperate’ mission to rescue 40 cats is underway by an animal sanctuary near Boston - and appeals are now being made for help.

Lincs Wildlife Trust aims to get a copy of the book The Lost Words in every primary and special school across the county. Images supplied.

Campaign to get ‘lost words’ omitted from children’s dictionaries into schools

Fears that common countryside words will forever disappear from children’s vocabularies has inspired a campaign by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.


GALLERY: Rare and beautiful birds spotted at Skegness nature reserve

May has seen a bird-spotting bonanza at Gibraltar Point with over 100 species seen daily - including rare visitors not normally found in the UK.


Drug addiction support in Boston is funded for three more years

A pilot project supporting people with drug addiction in Boston has been extended for another three years - thanks to a £75,000 grant.

Science teacher Kath Wood with her London Marathon medal. Images supplied

Teacher ‘grits teeth’ to complete London Marathon

A teacher from the Boston area says she had to ‘grit her teeth’ to complete the full 26.2 mile London Marathon at the weekend.


In Pictures: Family’s inspirational ‘van life’ adventure

A father who quit his job for an adventure around the world with his family is sharing his story of life on the road.

Fireman Bob Green is to take on the Boston Marathon in full kit.

Fireman to tackle 13 mile race in full kit

A fireman used to battling the flames in his job is to face a different kind of heat - by running 13.1 miles in Boston while wearing his thick fire suit.

Kwirky Kow owner Karen Mountford pictured with Gok Wan at the show in Lincoln. Photo by Vicki Head Photography.

Gok Wan picks Boston clothing shop for his fashion show

A vintage clothing shop owner from Boston impressed TV fashion expert Gok Wan when her garments were chosen to be modelled at his live show.

Is this exotic bird yours? Photo courtesy of South Lincs Vet Group, Sutterton.

UPDATE: Vets’ appeal after exotic bird is found in garden

Monday, 4.55pm: The bird’s owner has now been found, Sutterton Vets has confirmed.

A photo of a sea mouse washed up near Gibraltar Point NNR - photo by Rob Watson.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sea creatures wash up in their thousands in Skegness

Thousands of sea creatures have washed up along the Skegness coast due to the high tide and strong winds.

Lincolnshire man Gary Drayton, second from left, pictured in the trailer for the new History Channel show The Curse of Civil War Gold.

Oak Island treasure hunter joins TV search for ‘cursed’ Civil War gold

A TV treasure hunter from Lincolnshire is to appear in the new History Channel show airing tomorrow (March 6).


Boston Stump closes - but will re-open with free ‘big breakfast’ event

Boston Stump closed today (Tuesday) due to the ‘expected increase in snowfall’ later this afternoon.

Bin collections were suspended last week due to poor weather conditions (stock image).

‘Hazardous’ road conditions see bins go uncollected in Boston area

The snowy weather conditions in the borough meant council refuge trucks were unable to make bin collections in several streets today.

People in Boston are being urged not to touch starfish in the area's tidal zones, or along neighbouring beaches in Skegness.

Warning to Boston residents not to touch ‘potentially lethal’ toxic starfish

A warning has been issued to dog walkers along tidal areas in Boston not to touch starfish and other sea creatures that wash up.

Members of East Coast Steampunks UK at The Royal Oak in Candlesby, with group organiser Christina Gee pictured front row, third from left.

New Steampunk group near Spilsby welcomes the ‘steam-curious’

A new ‘Steampunk’ group has been set up to celebrate the sub-culture’s love of Victorian-inspired science fiction, invention and creativity.

A family portrait of Emily Langton-Massingberd. Image courtesy of National Trust.

FEATURE: Gunby Hall’s women’s rights campaigner who dressed like a man

On the 100th anniversary of women over 30 getting the right to vote - we look at the life of Gunby’s Emily Langton-Massingberd

The injured cat being treated at the vets.

UPDATE: Appeal after pet cat is shot near Boston

A beloved pet cat has been killed after being cruelly shot in the neck by an air rifle in Leverton.

The existing buoy at Custom House Quay in Boston.

Oh buoy! New maritime art plan for town

A new art installation project could see several huge buoys placed around Boston to help promote the town’s maritime heritage.

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