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NOSTALGIA: This week in 1919 and 1997

This week (December 13 edition) in 1917 ...

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Friskney All Saints Primary School 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Celebrations held to mark 20 years in education

An award was presented to Carol Lenton from Friskney All Saints Primary School 10 years ago to mark 20 years of teaching in Lincolnshire.

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The Koorana Centre in Ardingly is putting on a programme of activities

New classic and modified car club set to launch

A new classic and modified car club is to launch in the Boston-area in the New Year, it has been announced.

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Here we see the queue in December 1982 for tickets to see Boston United take on Third Division Sheffield United and their million-pound team in the second round of the FA Cup at York Street the following week.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1917 and 1972 and a snapshot from 1982

This week in 1917 ...

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The Knights of Skirbeck will be holding a merry medieval Christmas event at the Guildhall Museum on Saturday.

Enjoy a merry medieval Christmas at the museum

Celebrate Christmas ‘medieval style’ in Boston this Saturday with the Knights of Skirbeck.

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Schoolchildren in Wyberton in 1997 during a day of learning dedicated to The Romans.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1962 and 1982 and a snapshot from 1997

This week (November 29 edition) in 1962 ...

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Store fails test purchase after selling alcohol to 16-year-old volunteers

A Boston store has failed a plainclothes test purchase operation targeting the sale of alcohol and cigarettes after selling alcohol to two 16-year-old police volunteers.

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The pumpkin cannon in action.

Smashing sum from pumpkins

A donation of £1,000 has been made to the Skegness and Burgh le Marsh branch of the NSPCC as proceeds from a pumpkin cannon-based fundraiser.

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New starters in Amber Hill in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New starters at Amber Hill

Pictured here are among the last new starters at Amber Hill’s Toftstead Primary school.

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Children in Need at ABC Nursery, in Boston, 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Children in Need 2007

Here we turn back the clock to Children in Need 2007.

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Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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Some of the cast of Winter Wonderland, staged at Blackfriars Theatre, in Boston, by the Grestan School of Dancing this week in 1967. Seventy young dancers took part, with costumes made be the parents and proceeds going to charity.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1967 and 1977

This week (November 22) in 1967 ...

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Christmas party at Grovesner hotel, Skegness. EMN-171120-134932001

Chance to join in festive meal for 1,000 lonely people

Christmas is coming early for senior residents in the Boston area who are alone over the festive period.

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Anyone for toilet sardines? The Inner Wheel of Sleaford Kesteven is inviting people along to see how many can fit into the smallest room in the house (not this one pictured!) at 62 Rectory Road, Ruskington on Sunday in aid of Toilet Twinning charity. Or you can have a go at 'toilet ping pong'! EMN-171117-122555001

Sleaford club is holding a party in a toilet and EVERYONE is invited!

Anyone for ‘toilet sardines’ or ‘toilet ping pong’? Those are just two of the fun games to be played at a hilarious event in Ruskington for a serious charitable cause.

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Friskney Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New starters in Friskney

Here we see the new reception class at Friskney Primary School in 2007.

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Scene from the Remembrance Day Parade of 1982.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1917, 1992, and a snapshot from 1982

This week in 1917 ...

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Stickney Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New starters in Stickney

Here we have another crop of new starters from 2007.

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Getting ready to stage Kiss Me Kate at Boston High School this week in 1997. EMN-170111-130240001

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1917 and 1972 and a snapshot from 1997

This week (November 10-16) in 1917 ...

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Fishtoft Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New intake at Fishtoft

Did you start school in 2007?

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St Thomas Primary School, 10 years ago.

More new starters at St Thomas’

Were you starting school in 2007?

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