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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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A National Trust volunteer serving in the tea room at Berrington Hall. Photo: Ian Shaw EMN-180117-124825001

National Trust looking for volunteers to help at historic properties across Lincolnshire

The National Trust is looking for volunteers to help at historic properties across Lincolnshire.

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Themed backpacks have been introduced for young visitors to Lincoln Cathedral EMN-181001-114005001

Inspiration for young visitors to Lincoln Cathedral

Young visitors to Lincoln Cathedral are being given the chance to find out more about the historic building with the help of themed backpacks.

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Christmas Cards sent out by police chiefs this year were designed by pupils from Carlton Road and Staniland Schools. Photo supplied EMN-171229-151549001

Festive cheer spread by minipolice festive cards

Christmas card designs by pupils from two Boston schools were sent out by police chiefs in the county this festive season.

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Boston Lithuanian Community's Christmas Event at Gliderdrome 2017 Photos by Deividas Buivydas EMN-171228-142329001

IN PICTURES: Communities come together for festive event

A Christmas event organised by the town’s Lithuanian community, which saw more than 500 people attend, raised more than £660 for a local school and featured on international news.

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How The Standard covered the repatriation of Prisoners of War 100 years ago.

Centenary of first British Prisoners of War returning home at Boston

It is 100 years ago today (January 7) since the first British Prisoners of War arrived home from Germany at Boston.

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January's picture by Nick Street.

IN PICTURES: Stunning calendar winners show borough’s beauty across the whole year

The winners of a digital calendar photography competition have been announced by Boston Borough Council.

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Boston Borough Council's Christmas Shop Window winners

A Christmas cheer for best dressed shops

The winners of Boston Borough Council’s best-dressed Christmas shop windows 2017 competition have been announced.

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Ron’s famous Diggola goes on display

One of the world’s first mobile discos, invented by a Boston man, has gone on display at the town’s Guildhall museum.

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Festive market in Boston market place. Nopporn Satjawata ice sculpting. EMN-171218-100822001

IN PICTURES: Ice Queen and Jack Frost appeared in town

Shoppers were offered some festive treats from a special market held on Sunday.

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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!

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Kirton Christmas Tree Festival EMN-171112-112453001

Glittering displays are treemendous

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

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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.

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