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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.

Opinion
Councillors set to decide on warehouse apartments plan

Councillors set to decide on warehouse apartments plan

Councillors in Boston will decide on a plans to convert a Boston warehouse site into 61 apartments.

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Court News

Former Boston youth team footballer given suspended jail sentence after handling £2,500 of counterfeit bank notes

A footballer has escaped an immediate jail sentence after admitting to handling over £2,500 in counterfeit £50 bank notes.

Crime
Have you ever fancied owning a carved and painted peacock gondola? If so, head to New Bolingbroke next weekend. EMN-180523-103739001

All the fun of the fair on offer at village auction

Have you ever fancied owning a carved and painted peacock gondola...or even a ticket office and some ride animals?

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Court News

Lincolnshire man taken to court over alleged theft of 49p snack

A Louth man has appeared in court after being charged with stealing a snack - worth 49 pence - from a shop in the town centre.

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Dr Wendy Adams with a rabbit at Eastfield Vets.

Lincolnshire rabbit owners urged to vaccinate pets after fatal disease warning

Rabbit owners are being warned to protect their pets from a deadly disease following an outbreak in Lincolnshire.

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Hayley Webster (nee Cook) surprised her friends and family by getting married to partner Ben at a party celebrating the pair's 30th birthdays and dad Chris Cook's 56th. Photo supplied.

Here comes the bride... but no-one was told as birthday party turns into surprise wedding!

A Boston father had an emotional birthday gift when his daughter showed up to a family party in her wedding dress and got married.

Business
LHP head of asset management Martin Woods, chief executive Murray Macdonald, home ownership manager Sarah Smaller,  property investment manager Paul Benton and repairs and maintenance manager Phil Scarfe outside one of the new homes. Picture: LHP.

First homes from merged associations

A new landlord in Lincolnshire, formed following the merger of housing associations in Boston and Grimsby, has unveiled its first set of new homes.

Business
Charles Elad was jailed for three years

COURT RESULTS: Our weekly register of court cases

Here’s our latest register of cases heard at Boston and Lincoln Magistrates’ Courts...

Crime
Boston children’s services recommended to remain open by health bosses

Boston children’s services recommended to remain open by health bosses

Health bosses will recommend to continue to run Boston Pilgrim children’s services for now, but with a temporary inpatient closure as a backup.

Health
Lincolnshire Police

Man charged with impersonating police to commit fraud in Boston

A 22-year-old man has been charged in relation to two incidents of police impersonation fraud in Boston.

Crime
The new-look entrance to Blackfriars' kitchen.

Curtain raises on new £24k kitchen

A new, state-of-the-art, commercial-grade kitchen has been installed at Boston’s only theatre thanks to a grant of more than £18,000.

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Tribute to Sue raises cash for worthy causes

Tribute to Sue raises cash for worthy causes

Staff at Boston’s Geoff Moulder Leisure Complex have raised hundreds of pounds for charity in memory of a former colleague.

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Events to celebrate 10 year anniversary of 23 children's centres in Lincolnshire. EMN-180521-115359001

Events across Lincolnshire to mark 10 year anniversary of children’s centres

Events will be held across Lincolnshire over the next two weeks to celebrate 10 years since 23 children’s centres first opened their doors.

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Newlyweds Laura and Patrick Justice shared their wedding day with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. ANL-180521-112131001

Cheers as newlyweds go on walkabout at Skegness kite festival on Royal Wedding day

A Skegness couple who shared the same wedding day as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were cheered as they went on a walkabout at a kite festival in the resort.

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Travellers moved on twice in Boston after resettling from Woodville Road to Staniland Car Park

Travellers moved on twice in Boston after resettling from Woodville Road to Staniland Car Park

Travellers have been moved on twice in the past few days as the council promises it will continue to use powers to deal with illegal encampments.

Crime
NHS advice

Lincolnshire residents advised to order Bank Holiday prescriptions early

With the Spring bank holiday approaching on Monday May 27, Lincolnshire East CCG is reminding patients to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.

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Sharon and Sue with their finishers' medals.

Nurses complete Moonwalk marathon in their bras

Two nurses from Pilgrim Hospital completed the 26.2 mile London Moonwalk on Saturday - wearing LED bras.

Health
An avocet attacking an egret. Picture: Neil Smith

COLUMN: An elegant wader

Hello there! This is Chris from the RSPB nature reserve at Frampton Marsh, here again with a look at the best of this season’s local wildlife.

Opinion
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