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‘Flock to the shops’ and win a prize

‘Flock to the shops’ and win a prize

Shoppers in Boston should keep their eyes peeled for furry sheep peeping out of shop windows.

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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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These are the best and worst supermarket Christmas puddings available

It is the pièce de résistance at every festive dinner party, so make sure you have got a showstopping dessert to offer your guests

These are the best and worst supermarket Christmas cakes available

It’s rich, fruity and boozy and a staple at every festive party, so make sure you wow your guests with a festive cake this Christmas.Here

These are the best and worst supermarket mulled wines available for Christmas

There’s nothing quite as festive as sipping on a hot mulled wine during those cold, wintry nights.If you plan on having a boozy tipple

These are the best and worst supermarket stollens available for Christmas

From a traditional fruit and nut loaf to a more contemporary chocolate orange wreath, there’s plenty of stollen available in UK supermarkets