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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.

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The Bakewell Pudding takes to the skies!

Bakewell Pudding ‘lost in space’ could now be in the Lincolnshire Wolds

A Peak District school is asking for the Lincolnshire public’s help after pupils sent a Bakewell Pudding into space - which has now become ‘lost in space’ over our county.

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Codie-Lei with his dad Grant on their way down to the film set in London. Image supplied.

Boston boy lands top role in Will Ferrell’s new comedy Holmes and Watson

Landing a role in a Hollywood film is something most actors can only dream of - but a Boston boy has done just that - on his first ever audition.

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Boston College's Danyelle Rolla.

Boston College lecturer aims to be top snapper in TV arts competition

A lecturer at Boston College has been appearing on TVs far and wide as part of an international photography competition.

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Poland’s culture ‘very similar’ to England’s say Boston pupils after exchange first for country

Pupils at two Boston schools have said Poland’s culture is ‘very similar’ to England after they took part in the country’s first UK-wide Polish exchange programme following a chance meeting in a council corridor.

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Pictured, from left, are: Kaley Boothby, Boston College; Matt Warman, Boston and Skegness MP; Frank Hanson, GLAA Policy Officer; Victoria Atkins, Minister for Crime, Safeguarding, Vulnerability and Women; Mark Heath, GLAA Deputy Director of Business Change; Jo Maher, Boston College Principal

Modern slavery and labour exploitation on college’s curriculum as part of pilot project

A Lincolnshire college is set to take part in a pilot project which will see it join forces with the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority to teach its students about modern slavery and labour exploitation.

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School admin competition.

Nominate your school’s admin staff for chance to win £1,500 for your school

Lincolnshire residents have been invited to get their school office and admin staff recognised for the first time with their very own awards - and you could win £1,500 for your school.

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Lincs Wildlife Trust aims to get a copy of the book The Lost Words in every primary and special school across the county. Images supplied.

Campaign to get ‘lost words’ omitted from children’s dictionaries into schools

Fears that common countryside words will forever disappear from children’s vocabularies has inspired a campaign by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.

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Children from Boston West Academy in Central Park.

Pupils’ lesson in gardening

Youngsters from Boston West Academy have received a lesson in how to save water while still getting the best out of their garden.

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Lincolnshire Children Attempt Samba World Record

Children from Lincolnshire will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Samba Band, on Tuesday June 26, at Lincoln City Football Club, beginning a Samba revolution for all children and young people in Lincolnshire.

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Haven High Nuns will be performing at the Music For Youth National Festival. Image supplied.

Boston ‘Nuns’ to perform at national music festival

Three musical youth groups from Boston have been selected to perform at a national festival in Birmingham this summer.

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Class lead and project co-ordinator, Lucy Allen with pupil Helena.

New £30,000 sensory room at Boston school has the ‘Wow’ factor

A new sensory room has been officially opened at a special school in Boston, after more than £30,000 was raised for the project in just 12 months.

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A protest is to be held in Skegness over plans to close children's services at Pilgrim Hospital in Bostoin. ANL-180205-075736001

Meeting set to take place on Children’s Services

A meeting is set to take place in Boston tonight (Thursday) for residents to air their concerns over future options for Children’s Services at Pilgrim Hospital.

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John Fielding pupils on board the Jumbulance.

Pupils’ ‘Eureka’ moment after £500 donation

Youngsters from John Fielding Special School, in Boston, enjoyed an outing to Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, in Halifax, thanks to a £500 donation from the Institute of Physics.

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Science teacher Kath Wood with her London Marathon medal. Images supplied

Teacher ‘grits teeth’ to complete London Marathon

A teacher from the Boston area says she had to ‘grit her teeth’ to complete the full 26.2 mile London Marathon at the weekend.

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Children get ‘crafty’ at village library

Youngsters turned out in large numbers for a children’s crafting session at Donington Library last week.

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Check new school bus services after Skegness Travel announcement

Alternative arrangements have been made for school bus runs after Skegness Travel announced to Linconshire County Council it would not be running any services from Monday.

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Year Seven and Eight pupils during the STEM Schools Roadshow visit by BAE Systems.

Pupils’ special lesson from global business

Youngsters at a school near Boston enjoyed a special lesson in STEM subjects when BAE Systems, the global defence, aerospace, and security firm, paid them a visit.

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Still 'good', according to Ofsted ... Boston High School.

Praise for Boston High School from Ofsted

Boston High School has won praise from the Government’s education watchdog, Ofsted, following a ‘short inspection’ last month.

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‘Shakespeare’ school festival

‘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.

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