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Still time to donate to store’s appeal

There is still time to lend your support to a seasonal appeal being run by a supermarket branch in Boston in aid of the homeless and vulnerable.

Business
Met Office forecasters are warning drivers to expect difficult road conditions

Travel disruption expected as Met Office issues fog warning

The Met Office is warning commuters to expect delays and disruption after a yellow weather warning for fog was issued.

News
Police are looking to speak to these men in relation to a theft enquiry.

CCTV images released in phone theft enquiries

Police have released CCTV images of four men they would like to speak to in relation to the theft of a selection of mobile phones in Boston.

Crime
Police appeal for bilingual officers.

Police recruitment drive focuses on foreign language needs

Do you speak a foreign language and would consider joining the police? If so you might be just the person the force are looking for!

Crime
The office Christmas party soon tots up in money.

Festive costs to UK businesses revealed

Time and money spent on Christmas parties, personal presents and colleagues’ Secret Santa gifts whilst at work is costing UK businesses a sizeable £10.7 billion, according to new research.

News
Watch what you put down the sink this Christmas

Experts issue warning over Christmas fatbergs and how to avoid them

It’s the time to eat, drink and be merry – but experts are warning people to dispose of Christmas leftovers carefully or face creating costly festive fatbergs.

News
The car seized by police for not having 'commuting' insurance

Police issue warning after car seized due to insurance not covering commuting

A driver had their car seized by police on a motorway -because their insurance policy didn’t cover commuting from work.

Crime
A motorist takes and passes a breath test during a patrol on Saturday night

First drink-drivers caught under new police campaign named

Lincolnshire Police have started their drink-drive campaign of naming and shaming drivers they charge with the offence with five caught over the weekend.

Politics
Pictured at Vital Recruitments Boston office Jurgita Ziaunyte (left) and Madalina Rusu.

Workers can win free return flight home

A recruitment agency with an office in Boston is offering foreign nationals covering the Christmas and New Year shifts the chance to win a free flight home.

Business
The roads are expected to be extra busy this Friday

Warning not to travel on ‘frantic Friday’

Drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on “Frantic Friday” this week when the last of the year’s commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway.
Transport
Poorly dog paw

Vets warn over salt and grit dangers to pets

With temperatures dropping as low as -15C in some parts of the country this week, vets are warning pet owners to take extra caution during the cold spell with salt, grit and antifreeze proving fatal to pets.

News
The Rev Steve Hoult with the warm rail of donated winter coats at St Christophers Church, Boston.

Church’s clothing rail is helping to keep homeless people warm

A new church-led initiative in Boston is helping to keep homeless people and families in need warm this winter.

News
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Glittering displays are treemendous

Two annual Christmas Tree Festivals were held in local villages at the weekend.

Arts
MP Matt Warman with resident Rose during his visit to Park Place, Boston.

MP’s pledge after visit to retirement site

Housing for retirees, transparent fees, and care home funding were among the topics discussed when Boston’s MP visited a private retirement village in the town.

Politics
Medieval Christmas with Knights of Skirbeck, at Guildhall. Caroline Bedford decorating a medieval christmas tree. EMN-171112-112706001

Knights’ display of Christmas history

Visitors to Boston Guildhall were able to learn about some of the history of Christmas celebrations with the Knights of Skirbeck at the weekend.

News
The Inside Out production team at Kirton Primary School.

School with its own bank and shop set for TV

An award-winning initiative at a primary school near Boston which helps teach its pupils about money is to be featured on television.

Education
Amazon

REVEALED: How to get money off Amazon purchases before the Boxing Day sales

Looking to bag a bargain before the Boxing Day sales start?

News
Prizes are up for grabs for the best selfies in front of Boston's Christmas tree.

Win prizes with seasonal selfies

The volunteer group behind much of this year’s Christmas illuminations in Boston has launched a ‘tree-mendous’ competition.

Arts
Pictured 10 years ago (from left), Giles School community arts officer Katie Smith, Giles pupil Catherine Lister, artist Hazel Donnelly, Giles pupils Chantelle Porter and Lisa Trevor next to the finished article.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New-look bus-stop for Old Leake

Villagers in Old Leake had a new-look bus-stop 10 years ago thanks to pupils from Old Leake Primary School and Giles School.

Lifestyle
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