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WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used train tickets

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.

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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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A scene from Lancaster Skies, featuring digital effects and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, at East Kirkby.

Second World War film ready for the take-off

After more than four years’ dogged effort, a Second World War film which features an East Kirkby museum and its famous Lancaster Bomber has been completed.

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Now in cinemas, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

FILM REVIEW: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The dinos are back – but this time they’re in danger.

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VIDEO: Road closed due to safety concerns for Heckington Mill sails during high winds

Police have closed the road running past Heckington Windmill due to safety concerns in the high winds.
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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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IN PICTURES: Enthusiasts take chance to view fairground memorabilia before it goes under the hammer

A viewing has taken place today (Friday) of more than 800 pieces of fairground memorabilia owned by a Boston-area family which is set to go on sale this weekend.

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IN PICTURES: A scrumpy time at Carrington Rally

Organisers have announced a major headliner for next year’s Carrington Rally, which will mark 60 years since the festival began.

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Members of St George's Preparatory School's Oak class attended the Hanseatic League celebration event in the town on Sunday. The children, along with Mr Love joined a procession through the town and into the Stump where a short service was delivered by the Vicar. Photo: Mark Whelan/St George's Preparatory School

IN PICTURES: Celebration of historic Hanseatic links as more than 20 new flags parade through town

A celebration of Boston’s centuries-old Hanseatic connections on Saturday saw a parade of more than 60 people with 20 flags and banners.

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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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Owner of the Sack Store Chris Isaac is filmed for the BBC's Money for Nothing programme.

Store set for spot on BBC TV series

A Boston retailer is set to receive national TV exposure after playing host to a production team from the BBC’s Money for Nothing programme.

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Design a fairy door for future hunts

A competition is being run to design a fairy door to be displayed in Central Park.

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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
Elementary entertainment? Sherlock Gnomes.

CINEMA: Sherlock Gnomes (PG)

A crime is being committed and the world is in need of a super sleuth detective to crack the case, writes Matt Adcock.

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Model Showground Show at Boston Guildhall. L-R Neil Brazier and Nigel Limb with their Best in Show winning model, judged by Guildhall museum officer Polly Wilkinson, pictured. EMN-180514-105216001

IN PICTURES: Visitors show interest in fair ground models

More than 300 people attended the Guildhall on Saturday to see all the fun of the fair going on outside - but on a smaller scale.

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GALLERY: Rare and beautiful birds spotted at Skegness nature reserve

May has seen a bird-spotting bonanza at Gibraltar Point with over 100 species seen daily - including rare visitors not normally found in the UK.

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Celebrate the royal wedding with free screening at Lincoln Castle

Catch Harry and Megan’s special day live on a big screen in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.

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83 amazing photos of royal weddings from down the years

It’s just a day to go until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle walk down the aisle at Windsor Castle.

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The Sky Swing broke down for about an hour yesterday (bank holiday Monday). Photo from Twitter user Carl Jennings

May Fair visitors left stranded in the air for an hour after breakdown

Fair-goers were left stranded high in the air for about an hour after one the rides at Boston May Fair suffered a breakdown yesterday (Monday).

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IN PICTURES: Star-studded match between Leverton SFC and celebrity team raises more than £4,000

More than £4,000 has been raised after Boston hosted a star-studded line-up to face off against local talent in a charity clash on Sunday.

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