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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Kids show off kids at Animal Farm

The kids were all right at Hardy’s Animal Farm 10 years ago this week.

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The Skegness Co-op Theatre Arts Group in April 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: ‘A Funny Thing Happened’ 10 years ago

Ten years ago this week The Standard previewed the Skegness Co-op Theatre Arts Group’s upcoming performance of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.

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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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A scene from the open mic night in Little Steeping 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Village’s open mic night

Here, we turn the clock back 10 years to an open mic night in Little Steeping.

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Skegness Army Cadets in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Inspection time for cadets

Ten years ago this week the Standard reported on an inspection by cadet force officers of Skegness Army Cadets.

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Celebrating a �6,500 grant at Spilbsy Youth Centre, 10 years ago. Resident band Ascendings Fall.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Grant of £6,500 for Spilsby musicians

Spilsby Youth Centre was celebrating 10 years ago this week after receiving a grant of £6,500 to spend on musical equipment and a guitar tutor.

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Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Pet owners stump up almost £3,500 in the first year of owning their animal, a survey has found.

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Irish coffee dessert

RECIPE: Irish coffee dessert

We Brits were once regarded as a nation of shopkeepers and tea-drinkers, but our growing love of coffee is changing all this, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Scene from the Friends of Alford John Spendluffe Technology College Easter fair in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Easter bonnets on show in Alford

Here is a scene from the Easter fair held by the Friends of Alford John Spendluffe Technology College this week in 2007.

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First Skegness Beavers in April 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Beavers’ lesson in sea safety

Sea safety was the theme of the day for First Skegness Beavers when they met the coastguard this week in 2007.

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Ingoldmells Primary School pupils in April 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Ingoldmells pupils lesson in community spirit

Pupils at Ingoldmells Primary School were taking part in a Young Enterprise scheme this week in 2007.

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The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The average UK homeowner moves out of their parent’s at 21, lives in seven houses and spends £26,295 on redecorating over their lifetime, according to new research.

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Wainfleet Boys Club 20 years ago this week.

NOSTALGIA: Wainfleet Boys Club’s car wash

This first week of April 1997 saw The Standard feature Wainfleet Boys Club.

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The scene at Ingoldmells County Primary School 20 years ago this Easter.

NOSTALGIA: Cracking display of pupil creativity

Here we see children at Ingoldmells Country Primary School 20 years ago.

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Brits need a break just 29 days after getting home

Brits need a break just 29 days after getting home

The average Brit feels like they need a holiday just 29 days after returning from their last one, a study has found.

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The scene at Seathorne Primary School, Skegness, 20 years ago this Easter.

NOSTAGLIA: Easter at Seathorne Primary

Here we turn the clock back 20 years to Easter 1997.

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Holidaymaking Brits spend £144M replacing forgotten items

Holidaymaking Brits spend £144M replacing forgotten items

British sun-seekers spend a staggering £144 million each year replacing their items they have forgotten to pack for their holidays.

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Rugby training at Skegness Grammar School in March 1982.

NOSTALGIA: Youngsters hone their rugby skills

The Standard visited Skegness Grammar School this week in 1982 to cover a number of sporting activities.

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Gartree School's production of Smike in March, 1982.

NOSTALGIA: Stage set for Gartree School’s show

Here we turn the clock back 35 years to March, 1982.

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