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GALLERY: Christmas event lights up the town

GALLERY: Christmas event lights up the town

Christmas has officially begun in Boston – with the town centre awash with lights and festivities last night.

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Boston all set for Christmas light switch-on

Boston all set for Christmas light switch-on

In a secret location, the wooden frame of the large-scale model of the renowned Mayflower ship is being finished off ready for the paper hull to be layered on.

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Sign up for festive ‘doggy dash’

Sign up for festive ‘doggy dash’

A dog sactuary in the Boston area is urging dog lovers to sign up for a fun Christmas run to help dogs in need.

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New ‘illuminate’ event for town

New ‘illuminate’ event for town

A new £12,000 project by Transported Arts will take place in Boston town centre in the run-up to Christmas.

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GALLERY: Festivities and crafts at the Stump

GALLERY: Festivities and crafts at the Stump

The Stump showed it was back in business following the flood damage – with a Christmas 
festival in and around the church.

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Baby Jenson – named after Jenson Button – puts the brakes on his parents’ Christmas Day

Baby Jenson – named after Jenson Button – puts the brakes on his parents’ Christmas Day

A newborn baby named after an F1 racing driver put the brakes on his parents’ Christmas when his mum’s waters broke at the dinner table.

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Prince William poses for ‘selfie’ with excited young Boston fan

Prince William poses for ‘selfie’ with excited young Boston fan

Prince William made a young Boston fan’s Christmas when he stopped for a quick snap and told her: ‘You can’t beat a good selfie!’.

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Unusual takes on Nativity story

Unusual takes on Nativity story

Youngsters have been donning their drama hats to perform in their Christmas plays – with many offering a more unusual take on the traditional Nativity story.

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Student label produces Christmas charity single

Student label produces Christmas charity single

A Christmas song produced by a new student-based record label has been recorded to raise money for charity.

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Did you lose jewellery at school Christmas fair?

Did you lose jewellery at school Christmas fair?

The owner of a piece of boxed jewellery dropped at a Christmas fair at Haven High Academy is being asked to come forward.

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Walkers launch Christmas crisp flavours and one may not be to everyone's tastes

On Monday (15 Oct), the crisp giant Walkers also launched five other festive flavours – Turkey & Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, Glazed

The most unusual food and drink advent calendars released this year

It may only be October but festive goodies are already starting to line store shelves, with a string of food and drink related advent calendars

Popular spirits retailer combines chocolate and gin to create an exciting new advent calendar

Craft56°, an online retailer specialising in Scottish craft drinks and gifts, has collaborated with Sugarsnap Chocolate & Confectionery

Iceland are selling what could be the weirdest Christmas themed crisps yet

The frozen food specialists are selling pine tree-flavoured snacks as part of their Christmas range for £1 a bag.Christmas tree flavour