RECENT NOSTALGIA: The first Big Boston Clean Up

A scene from the first Big Boston Clean Up 10 years ago.

Another scene from the Kick It play scheme at Peter Paine Sports Centre 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Police join youngsters for play scheme

The Kick It play scheme 10 years ago featured such activities as arts and crafts, sports, and hi-tech games.


‘Shakespeare’ school festival

The public are invited along to a free festival of entertainment in Kirton to celebrate the life and works of William Shakespeare.

Peter Paine Sports Centre, 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Children ‘Kick It’ during Easter break

Young people were enjoying a range of activities at Boston’s Peter Paine Sports Centre 10 years ago.

Here is the scene at a monster-making workshop at Blackfriars Arts Centre this week 25 years ago. A group of seven to 10-year-olds created monsters out of such items as boxes and tissue paper.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1988 and 1993

This week (April 18 edition) in 1988 ...


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.

The launch of Sportsbikeshop's new monthly bike nights takes place tomorrow (Tuesday). Image: Sportsbikeshop.

Retail firm to launch bike nights in Kirton

Kirton-based Sportsbikeshop are to hold the first of their newly-launched monthly bike nights tomorrow (Tuesday)

Friskney 1st Beavers 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Beavers’ charity car wash

Armed with buckets of water and sponges, Friskney 1st Beavers turned out in force for a charity car wash at the village hall – raising £113.55 – 10 years ago.

Wyldecrest Parks' chairman Alfie Best (left) and Stuart Round, charity's manager (right). EMN-181104-105111001

Park and holiday home operator launches its own charity

One of the UK’s largest park and holiday home operators has announced the launch of its own charity.

Wyberton Rainbows 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Rainbows growing for the community

Wyberton Rainbows had been busy planting sunflowers to give to members of the community 10 years ago.

St Nicholas' CofE Primary School 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Pupils get into Samba rhythm

A group of Year Six pupils at St Nicholas’ CofE Primary School, Boston, had been taking part in weekly Samba sessions 10 years ago.

Kitwood Girls School pupils await a train at Boston station in April 1968 to begin their eight-day holiday in Paris.

NOSTALGIA: This week in 1968 and 1973

This week (April 11 edition) in 1968 ...


GALLERY: Dragon Egg hunt and fun day at Bolingbroke Castle

Children enjoyed a ‘magical, mythical’ day out at Bolingbroke Castle’s dragon egg hunt and family fun day.

Big Boston Clean Up 2018. L-R Kathryn Thornalley, Richard Mitcham, Nicky Miles, John Secker, James Blackman 12, Michael Brookes, Harry Blackman 12, Debbie Blackman, Phil Perry. EMN-180904-131240001

IN PICTURES: Volunteers get to cleaning town centre

A spring clean has begun with volunteers out and about for the 11th annual Big Boston Clean-Up.

Cheers... pictured (from left) trainee supervisor Luke Ayre and manager Craig Wilkinson, of Starbucks, with stranded motorist Mark Vazro, of Pinchbeck.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Offering a cup of cheer

Motorists stranded on the outskirts of Boston on Good Friday 2008 were kept full of beans as they waited hours for traffic to clear.

Boston Borough Council offices.

Town centre groups can apply for £1,000 funding

Boston community groups and organisations are being invited to apply for up to £1,000 towards projects which can benefit the town centre area and its residents.

Good Friday in Boston, 2008.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Easter Walk of Witness

Good Friday 2008 and the Walk of Witness takes place in Boston.

Manchester Airport reveals where Lincolnshire holidaymakers are jetting off to.

Favourite holiday destinations for Lincolnshire residents are revealed

Holidaymakers from Lincolnshire enjoy long-haul jaunts to Dubai, New York and Orlando - according to research by Manchester Airport.

Kirton Methodist Church, Good Friday 2008.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Youngsters turn out for Easter workshop

Here we turn back the clock 10 years to Good Friday 2008 and a workshop held by Kirton Methodist School for the area’s youngsters.

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