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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Army cadets honoured at ceremony

Cadets at the Skegness detachment of the Army Cadet Force learned who had received the trophies for the previous training year at the annual awards ceremony in February 2004.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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Burgh Brownies� Christmas 2003 show.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Brownies present money from show

Burgh Brownies’ Christmas 2003 show was a big success and it raised £200 that was shared between the BBC Children in Need appeal and the RSPCA, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Wainfleet Theatre Club presenting Red Riding Hood as their 2004 pantomime in the Coronation Hall, with a slice of Robin Hood as well.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Seeing Red as panto season returns

Wainfleet Theatre Club presented Red Riding Hood as their 2004 pantomime in the Coronation Hall and just for good measure they added a slice of Robin Hood as well, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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Burgh man Darrell Short parting with his beard in a fundraising shave for Cancer Research UK in January 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Darrell parts with beard for charity

Burgh man Darrell Short parted with his beard in a fundraising shave for Cancer Research UK in January 2004, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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New Year's Eve celebrations in Skegness in 2003. EMN-161116-171045001

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Answering a call to mark year’s end

The 118 118 directory enquiries service launched in December 2002.

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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Inmates escape to help see in 2004

These escapees took a hostage on their way round Skegness on New Year’s Eve, 2003.

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New Year's Eve celebrations in Skegness in 2003. EMN-161116-171017001

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Gangsters and molls see in New Year

New Year’s Eve in Skegness in 2003 saw revellers braving cold and windy conditions.

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Addlethorpe Methodist Church in December 2003.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Full house at church for seasonal tale

Addlethorpe Methodist Church was full for the Christmas celebration called Follow the Star in 2003, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Members of Carpefatum in December 2003.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Role-playing group’s Medieval tavern

Pictured back in December 2003 are members of the Skegness group called Carpefatum, remembers photograph Ben Hardaker.

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Rookie lifeguards at the Skegness Embassy swimming pool back in December 2003, with instructors Mark Barnsley, Leigh Morley, and Luke Rawlings (in the AL the Alligator suit) plus young Adam Whenman doing a spot of CPR work. EMN-160911-152652001

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Rookie lifeguards put through paces

It was examination night for the rookie lifeguards at the Skegness Embassy swimming pool in December 2003 as instructors put them through their paces in techniques of (CPR) cardiopulmonary resuscitation and lifeguard skills, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Pupils at Skegness Junior School in December 2003 with their choral roadshow.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Pupils perform in choral roadshow

Skegness Junior School was busy in December 2003 with its own choral roadshow.

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Students of cookery at the Skegness First College in December 2003.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Aspiring cooks cook up gold awards

Students of cookery at the Skegness First College completed their gold award course in December 2003 when they prepared and served a three-course meal for parents at the new Bellamy’s restaurant in North Parade, Skegness, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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The creepy crawly Christmas show at the Wainfleet Magdalen School in December 2003.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Children’s creepy crawly Christmas

It was a creepy crawly Christmas show at the Wainfleet Magdalen School in December 2003, remembers photograph Ben Hardaker.

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Opening of studio after £50,000 grant

A new arts studio in Alford, made possible thanks to a five-figure Lottery grant, has been officially opened.

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