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NEW YEAR MESSAGE: Let’s seek out new horizons in 2018 and find reasons to be proud

You will have heard the clichéd phrase New Year, New You. It is usually applied to those who may have overindulged during the festive season and perhaps need to shed a few pounds. But I want to apply this well-worn phrase in a different and slightly extended way – New Year, New You, New Boston.

Ryan Qualter.

Ryan ready as United return to training

As Boston United prepare to report back for training this evening, Ryan Qualter knows things are about to get serious.

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Katie Stark, site director at Tulip's Boston site and Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness.

Major employer plays host to MP

A food manufacturer showcased its investment in its site at Boston – and in the people of the area – when the town’s MP paid it a visit.

Boston Wildlife Club 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Grant for wildlife group

A club aimed at helping youngsters get to grips with nature had been given a boost thanks to a lottery grant 10 years ago.

Ben Middleton.

Pilgrims need to be versatile, claims Elliott

Boston United’s squad will have to be adaptable if they are to be successful.

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Pictured (back, from left) Jayne Stringer, of Stickney, Anne Allan, of Boston, Pat Hiley, of Wrangle, Lori Slater, of Boston, Eileen Daubney, of Boston, Dinah Emmitt, of Sutterton, Jennie Negus, and ULHT deputy chief nurse, and (front) Andrew Tysoe, ULHT voluntary services manager.

Tribute paid to 50 years of volunteering

Six long-standing volunteers at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital, who between them have given 50 years’ service to the site, have been honoured for their dedication.

Boston triathletes at Woodhall. 8Xa08Ii_b9INhK70_mh9

Ball’s tri championship

Boston Triathlon Club’s Katie Ball secured a series championship title at the Woodhall Spa Sprint Triathlon.

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One of the new cats which has been rescued by the sanctuary.

Rescue mission brings over 40 cats to centre

An animal sanctuary near Boston completed its ‘biggest rescue mission yet’ recently - taking in over 40 cats and other animals.

Gipsey Bridge Primary School 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Pupils’ lesson in bike safety

This is the scene at Gipsey Bridge Primary School, near Boston, 10 years ago.

Childcare in Peterborough

Lincolnshire County Council wants to hear about your childcare

Parents and carers are being surveyed about their childcare experiences to ensure there are enough places available and to support future needs.

Promoting water safety, Michelle Herrington, of Turtle Tots North Lincs, at Wrangle Primary School.

Spreading the word about water safety

Schoolchildren in villages near Boston have been given a special lesson in water safety thanks to a Lincolnshire swimming school.

Paul Dean bowling for Boston. Photo David Dawson.

Boston CC head to Louth looking for a winning return

Boston Cricket Club’s First XI will be looking to put the weekend’s defeat to Bourne behind them as they travel to face in-form Louth on Saturday.


Lincs CCC set to begin championship defence

Lincolnshire County Cricket Club begin the defence of their Unicorns Eastern Division Championship against Norfolk on Sunday at Sleaford Cricket Club.

Pilgrim Hospital, Boston.

Recruitment day at hospital

Nurses and other health professionals are being encouraged to find out more about working at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital at a recruitment day next week.

The Korean team with Boston students.

Koreans put on kuk sool show

Kuk Sool Won Boston welcomed 27 South Korean students to the town as part of the martial art’s 60th anniversary celebrations.

Do you drive in flip flops?

This is what the law says about driving in flip flops or bare footed

Summer is here and the weather continues to get warmer but the sunny conditions can make it uncomfortable to drive in a pair of sweaty shoes.

The Race for Life warm-up at Princess Royal Sports Arena, Boston, 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Hundreds turn out for Race for Life

Hundreds of women turned out at Boston’s Princess Royal Sports Arena to support Cancer Research UK in its Race for Life 10 years ago.

Could it have happened? The Super Speedway proposed between Boston and Skegness.

Astonishing inter-war plans for ‘Super Speedway’ between Boston and Skegness to go under the hammer

Rare documents relating to an astonishing inter-war plan to build the world’s first ‘Super Speedway’ between Boston and Skegness are to go under the hammer.

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Bush leads the way to win four events

The fourth event in the Tommy Clay Track and Field Development series produced another set of improved performances at The Princess Royal Sports Arena.

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Lincolnshire County Council remains committed to Boston distributor road

Lincolnshire County Council is still committed to a distributor road for Boston, according to a senior county councillor.

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