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Iconic Nokia 3310 officially relaunched: Everything you need to know

Nokia has relaunched its classic 3310 mobile phone as the tech firm revealed a new line-up in an attempted revamp of the company.

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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Queen, Princess, and Rosebud prize-winners in July 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Queen, Princess, and Rosebud prizes

Skegness Earl of Scarbrough School hosted the annual Skegness Carnival Queen, Princess and Rosebud competitions in July 2004. The winners enjoyed a hectic week in August as Skegness carnival fever gripped the town.

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Cookery club members with their scones in July 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Going, going, ‘scone’

First College in Skegness ran another cookery club on Saturday mornings in 2004 and the first 10-week course for the bronze award finished in July that year, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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AC Burgh FC depicting Henry VIII (Robert Barlow) and five of his wives at Burgh Carnival in 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Mock Tudor float reigns at carnival

In 2004 Burgh Carnival brought back the fancy dress float tour and although there were only three they brought lots of fun and colour to the event held in the market place, writes photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Roast monkfish with Puy lentils

RECIPE: Roast monkfish with Puy lentils

There’s no two ways about it, the monkfish, otherwise known as the frogfish, goosefish or sea devil, is one ugly fish, writes James Waller-Davies.

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The Skegness Lions handover ceremony in July 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Lions gather as Tony hands over role

Time came to hand over the reins for Skegness Lions president Tony Crowther in July 2004 as he welcomed the new man to the job of leading the fundraising organisation, writes photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Stephanie Grunnill, Alex Garner, Chloe Gale, Ashley Lord and Melanie Dore in July 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: School children get down to business

Down to business. That was the theme at Skegness Richmond School in July 2004 after a visit by a local bank manager who gave Year Six pupils a talk on business finance and being an entrepreneur, writes photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Skegness Town Football Club's awards' night in 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Awards night for town football club

Skegness Town FC’s annual awards night in 2004 at the Lilywhites Club is pictured here, writes photographer Ben Hardaker.

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RECENT NOSTALGIA: St Helen’s claim small schools prize

RECENT NOSTALGIA: St Helen’s claim small schools prize

A total of 33 teams took part in the annual schools six-a-side soccer and netball tournament held at the Magdalen School, in Wainfleet, in June 2004, writes photographer Ben Hardaker.

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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Burgh leave with large schools title

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Burgh leave with large schools title

Schools from around the district attended the annual schools six-a-side soccer and netball tournament held at the Magdalen School, in Wainfleet, in June 2004, writes photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Richmond School celebrate success in 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Richmond School are netball champs

Back in June 2004, the Magdalen School, in Wainfleet, hosted its annual schools six-a-side soccer and netball tournament, writes photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Spinach pasta

RECIPE: It’s tasty food on a budget

Food is getting more expensive. The latest rise in inflation published recently cited an increase in the cost of food as one of the main underlying reasons, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Sir Norman Wisdom at Skegness Embassy in June 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Legendary entertainer at Embassy

The legendary Sir Norman Wisdom (1915-2010) is pictured at the Embassy Theatre in June of 2004 when he appeared on stage with a special show of his life history, writes photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Pupils performing at the opening of an extension at Richmond School in June 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Opening of new extension at school

In 2004, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker, Skegness Richmond School invited one of their ex-pupils to open their new extension in June – none other than Ashley Wass, the internationally acclaimed classical pianist.

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Celebrations in Skegness during the Euro 2004 football tournament.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Celebrations after crunch Euros win

At the end of the longest day in 2004 began the long night of celebration as England beat Croatia 4-2 in the group decider of Group B in Euro 2004, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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Graham Ruffle with his 1982 Triumph Acclaim.

Classic car enthusiasts wanted

A classic car fan new to Skegness is hoping to establish a social group for those in the area who share his passion.

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Full Sky TV service  to be available without satellite dish for first time

Full Sky TV service to be available without satellite dish for first time

Pay-TV giant Sky is to make its full service of 270 channels available without the need for a satellite dish for the first time, as it looks to win back customers who have defected to rivals such as BT.

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The team from the Anchor Pub at the Friskney Show in June 2004.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Show back after more than 50 years

Back in June 2004, the Friskney Show returned after a break of more than 50 years and although the day was not good for weather it still proved a popular event, remembers photographer Ben Hardaker.

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