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‘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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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)

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IN PICTURES: Thousands take part in Boston Marathon UK event

More than 1,250 runners took on the ‘flattest marathon in the world’ on Sunday.

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Festive events to be split over multiple groups

Festive events to be split over multiple groups

Boston Borough Council wants a number of groups to come forward for funding to help with this year’s Christmas events.

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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.

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Enjoy an outdoor experience at the Barnabas Big Screen this summer. EMN-180504-105727001

Lincolnshire based hospice announces winning films for outdoor festival

With more than 2,000 votes submitted, members of the public have chosen the films they would like to see at the Barnabas Big Screen.

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Divided Christmas group praised

Councillors have praised the group which organised last year’s Christmas lights, and called on next year’s event to be just as good - but divisions in the group have come to the fore.

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The fence around the Ingram Memorial and the flagpole behind Boston War Memorial was lit up by the Christmas in Boston Electricians for Easter weekend. Photo: Julie Perrot/Christmas in Boston Electricians

IN PICTURES: Memorials lit up for Easter surprise by Christmas group

The Christmas in Boston 2018 group helped brighten the town up for Easter this weekend when it used it’s festive lights to decorate the fence around the Ingram Memorial and the flagpole behind Boston War Memorial.

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Kwirky Kow owner Karen Mountford pictured with Gok Wan at the show in Lincoln. Photo by Vicki Head Photography.

Gok Wan picks Boston clothing shop for his fashion show

A vintage clothing shop owner from Boston impressed TV fashion expert Gok Wan when her garments were chosen to be modelled at his live show.

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Crime fiction author set to visit Boston Library

A top crime author is set to visit Boston Library later this month to give a talk about his work and sign copies of his books.

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Volunteers help create a bog garden at Boston Cemetery. Photos supplied. EMN-180223-112329001

New garden to help attract wildlife to area

Volunteers at two community groups have joined Ground Forces to create a new bog garden at Boston’s Victorian Cemetery in a bid to attract new wildlife to the area.

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Lincolnshire man Gary Drayton, second from left, pictured in the trailer for the new History Channel show The Curse of Civil War Gold.

Oak Island treasure hunter joins TV search for ‘cursed’ Civil War gold

A TV treasure hunter from Lincolnshire is to appear in the new History Channel show airing tomorrow (March 6).

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Marathon in need of 140 volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help with manning water stations at this year’s Boston Marathon.

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New free courses being run at Boston Library

Free courses are being offered at Boston Library as part of a new project run in Lincolnshire Libraries and funded by the Arts Council England.

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Plough Sunday Service at Wrangle church with Bishop of Lincoln. L-R Mayor of Boston Bernard Rush, Jayne Rush - mayoress, Rev'd Julie Doddrell, Right Rev'd Christopher Lowson - Bishop of Lincoln, Rev'd Fiona Cotton-Betteridge. EMN-180131-165507001

Blessings given to ploughs at annual service

Ploughs have been blessed and the start of the agricultural year has been celebrated at services held in local churches recently.

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A family portrait of Emily Langton-Massingberd. Image courtesy of National Trust.

FEATURE: Gunby Hall’s women’s rights campaigner who dressed like a man

On the 100th anniversary of women over 30 getting the right to vote - we look at the life of Gunby’s Emily Langton-Massingberd

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Activities, including a Guerrilla Upholstery Workshop, are being held alongside the latest exhibition. EMN-180126-102257001

New exhibition in Sleaford reveals the history of upholstery and latest techniques

Enjoy a journey through the history of upholstery in the UK by visiting the latest exhibition at the National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD) in Sleaford.

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Television. Picture: Andrew Roe STO-170630-150539001

Dating show looking for single men in Lincolnshire - are you interested?

Are you single and looking for love? If so, why not apply for the new series of Blind Date.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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The existing buoy at Custom House Quay in Boston.

Oh buoy! New maritime art plan for town

A new art installation project could see several huge buoys placed around Boston to help promote the town’s maritime heritage.

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