Inside this week’s Boston Standard

June 6 Boston Standard
June 6 Boston Standard
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Here’s a rundown of what we’ve got inside this week’s paper, on sale now:

*JUBILATION - Check out our 11-page Diamond Jubilee special. We’ve got Boston, Wrangle, Kirton, Leverton, Fishtoft, Stickney, Sutterton, Algarkirk, Frampton, Wyberton, Bicker, Swineshead, Frithville, Freiston, Friskney and Holland Fen all covered.


*Unpopular housing scheme passed despite opposition - development that was dubbed ‘slums of the future’ is back and passed

*Campaign builds to save town centre street from closure

*Police vow that ‘idiots’ won’t be allowed to ruin Euro 2012 in Boston

*Police catch sex offender who absconded from North Sea Camp after ‘helicopter search’

*Controversial seasonal workers’ caravan plan is given the green light by councillors

*Latest from council immigration inquiry as members of local authorities elsewhere are quizzed on their experiences

*’Lassie’ pet dog attacked during burglary

*Councillor’s plan to hold weddings at his home is turned down

*Variety show announced to celebrate The Standard’s centenary

*Dog that bit woman escapes being put down, plus eight more cases from Boston Magistrates’ Court

IN SPORT: New Boston United striker Mark Jones believes experience against Premier League defenders will help him succeed next season and meet Boston Cricket Club’s new captain

PLUS: Chance to win a free meal every month for a year, pictures of Carrington Rally and get a cut-priced paper with our subscription offer