Arts & Screen

Stump set to host NHS carol service

A carol service for Lincolnshire NHS workers and their families will take place in Boston this evening (Tuesday, December 5).

Whats on
The Knights of Skirbeck will be holding a merry medieval Christmas event at the Guildhall Museum on Saturday.

Enjoy a merry medieval Christmas at the museum

Celebrate Christmas ‘medieval style’ in Boston this Saturday with the Knights of Skirbeck.

Shane Swan (centre) with team members Stephen McCullagh and Anthony Murney. Picture: Alan Peebles

TV Robot Wars veteran Shane suffers defeat

Seasoned Robot Wars competitor Shane Swan, from the East Kirkby-area, says he is “still thinking about calling it a day” after disappointment in this year’s competition.


IN PICTURES: Boston Christmas Lights Switch-on 2017

Hundreds gathered last night (Thursday) to celebrate the start of the festive season with Boston's Christmas Lights Switch-on events across the town centre.

Boston Stump's children's book Bo The Boston Church Mouse.

Stump all set to launch new children’s book

A new children’s book being printed by Boston’s St Botolph’s Church is set to be unveiled.

No Caption ABCDE EMN-171120-132111001

Counting down to Christmas Lights Switch-On event

Boston looks set to shine tomorrow (Thursday) as this year’s Christmas Lights are switched on around the town.

Alan and Betty Burton cut the cake at their diamond anniversary dance.

Danced through 60 years of marriage

A couple who have danced their way through a marriage spanning six decades have just celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

Unbearably good fun ... Paddington 2.

FILM REVIEW: Paddington 2

Michael Bond’s furry fun loving, marmalade endorsing, orphaned little bear is back.

Grass near the Herbert Ingram Memorial is to play host to two community trees this festive season. Library image.

Youngsters decorating baubles for community

Youngsters across Boston are being invited to help decorate two community trees which are being featured on the grass by the Ingram Memorial this festive season.


Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Mike Sheldon of Freiston who is volunteering in the Pyong Yang Winter Olympics. EMN-171030-115235001

Winter event will be Mike’s third Olympics

A man who has twice already made an Olympic effort to help out with international sport is set to complete a hat-trick as he heads out to South Korea next year.


PICTURES AND VIDEO: Boston’s bonfire night celebrations go with a bang

Boston’s skyline sparkled this weekend as thousands headed out to watch official fireworks displays around the area.

Thor: Ragnarok

FILM REVIEW: Thor: Ragnarok (12A)

It can be tough being a super hero, God of Thunder.

bonfire and fireworks display STO-170630-124022001

Fireworks displays set to set the sky alight

Here are some of the fireworks events taking place in the Boston area this weekend.

Euro v UK Pick-up Football match action and team shots. The Orange team is Euro 11 and the UK is in blue. EMN-171030-114313001

PICTURES: Spooky event sees UK vs Euro football clash

The beautiful game is being used to bring communities together on the pitch – and has seen European players take victory over the UK for the second time in a Hallowe’en special.

Charity Bike Rides in aid of Butterfly Hospice. Start of the 9 miles ride. EMN-170925-110318001

PICTURES: Pedal power raises funds for Butterfly Hospice

More than 100 cyclists took part in an annual event to raise money for Boston’s Butterfly Hospice on Sunday.

One of the winning images for the 2018 calendar - Room with a ewe taken near Bardney, Lincolnshire,  by Michelle Scott. EMN-171027-145102001

Photographers look up to the skies for charity calendar

Some of Lincolnshire’s most breath-taking skies are included in a 2018 calendar in aid of a life-saving charity.

Bell's Pumpkin Patch EMN-171023-103727001

IN PICTURES: Crowds have a blast at holiday pumpkin event

Families have been having a smashing time at a Boston Nursery as part of its half-term halloween activities.

The lanterns on display during a recent test. Photo: Quinstone UK

Festive cheer as 509 poems are submitted to Christmas lights switch-on competition

Youngsters have been getting in the Christmas spirit for this years’ lights switch on, it has been revealed, as 509 children have submitted poems to a competition which will decide who pushes the button.

Load more