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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Awards for Skegness rugby players

Here is a scene from Skegness Rugby Club junior section’s annual presentation night and barbecue 10 years ago.

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Jolly on Tour volunteers with the Jolly Fisherman at the  Crystal Peaks Shopping Centre in Sheffield. ANL-170620-102742001

‘Best season in Skegness in years’ - but what about rubbish and weeds?

Hundreds of thousands of visitors are flocking to Skegness to soak up the sizzling temperatures in what has been described as one of the ‘best seasons in many years’ - but fears are already mounting about whether this can be sustained.

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Benefits count falls in East Lindsey - but it’s up year-on-year

The number of people claiming out-of-work benefits in East Lindsey fell last month, but remains up on its position 12 months earlier.

Business
James Waller-Davies

TV COLUMN: Theresa v Boris; Murdered for Being Different.

Columnist James Waller-Davies gives his view of some of the recent events on television.

Arts
Caravan owners at Kingfisher in Ingoldmells are to protest today over propasals to change licence conditions. ANL-170624-064913001

Caravanners to stage protest at site in Ingoldmells

Caravanners on a site at Ingoidmells are to stage a protest today over a new policy that they argue would make it hard for them to afford to stay long-term.

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Mr Gareth South and his two sons Casey and Ajay, headteacher  Mrs Caroline Wellsted and Mr Ricki Danks,  the deputy head looking forward to celebrating the Richmond School's 40th anniversary. ANL-170623-162049001

Join Skegness school for 40th anniversary June Day Jaunt celebration

It’s back to school today for a Skegness man who was there for the first day it opened - 40 years ago.

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Travellers have moved into a lay-by near the Southview Hotel in Skegness. ANL-170623-200930001

UPDATE: Travellers move into lay-by near Skegness hotel after police seize stolen caravans and cars

Travellers have moved into a lay-by in Skegness after a police operation in which stolen caravans and cars were seized.

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Fire and rescue

Fire crew rescues badger trapped under shed in Sutton on Sea

A fire crew from Mablethorpe has helped to rescue a badger that was trapped under a shed this evening (Friday).

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Help set two new world dance records in Skegness

A call has gone out for people who can help set two new world records in Skegness.

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Matt Warman.

COLUMN: One year on from Brexit, ‘it is vital we get it right’

Today (Friday) is exactly one year since the European Union Referendum. To mark the occasion, The Standard asked Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman to give his thoughts on Brexit and it’s progress since June 23, 2016 when the country voted to leave the Union.

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Car park on the Wong

District Council says sorry for getting it wrong at The Wong in Horncastle

East Lindsey District Council has said sorry after re-introducing parking charges at The Wong in Horncastle by mistake.

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Your chance to learn circus skills with Flame Oz.

Six-day arts festival opens

An annual arts and culture extravaganza is returning to the Skegness area next week, opening in Spilsby.

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A scene from the Summer Fun Run.

Fun run at Skegness school raises funds for children

A fun run at a Skegness school has raised more than £150 funds for sporting opportunities for pupils.

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Have your say about surgeries in Skegness area

The annual general meeting of the Beacon Medical Practice Patients’ Participation Group is being held tonight (Friday).

Health
UPDATE: Times for Flying Scotsman passing through Lincolnshire tomorrow (Saturday) have changed

UPDATE: Times for Flying Scotsman passing through Lincolnshire tomorrow (Saturday) have changed

The rail tour operators behind a train pulled by the legendary Flying Scotsman have announced an amended timetable for those interested in seeing it as it passes through the Sleaford area.

Transport
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Task force starts clean-up in Burgh le Marsh for East Midlands in Bloom

Residents have begin cleaning up Burgh le Marsh ready for a visit from East Midlands in Bloom judges, following their success last year.

Environment
Lincoln Crown Court.

Gambling addict who stole over £38,000 from Lincolnshire County Council jailed for third time

A gambling addict who stole over £38,000 after being employed by a Lincolnshire County Council sub-contractor despite having previous theft convictions was today (Friday) jailed for 15 months.

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Spilsby Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Balloon release at Spilsby school

Pupils at Spilsby Primary School released balloons filled with helium into the heavens as part of their ‘gases around us’ science project 10 years ago.

Lifestyle
The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker jets off to the sunshine with a suitcase crammed full of more than £3,000 worth of tech, toiletries and tanning products, it has emerged.

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Jools Holland is coming to the Embassy Theatre, in Skegness. EMN-170614-110612001

Night of music with Jools

Jazz and Blues pianist Jools Holland is coming to the Embassy Theatre, in Skegness.

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