What has got you talking?: Week on the web in Skegness

Our article about police cracking down on anti-social behaviour in Skegness drew lots of responses on our Facebook wall.

Fizzy drinks linked to liver disease in children

Fizzy drinks damaging kids’ livers

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits and ice cream is fuelling a potentially fatal liver disease in children, according to new research.

New kit presentation 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Burgh Town get kitted out for new season

Burgh Town being presented with their new kit, 10 years ago.

New kit presentation back in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Bulls collect new kit

East Coast Bulls being presented with their new kit by sponsor Phil Ducker 10 years ago.

Celebrating Lincolnshire Day in Spilsby in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Spilsby pupils mark Lincolnshire Day

Pupils at Spilsby Primary School are pictured enjoying Lincolnshire produce to mark the first Lincolnshire day, 10 years ago.

Some members of Churchills netball team in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New kit for netball team

Here we turn back the clock 10 years to a new kit presentation.

Spilsby Youth Centre in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Awards at Spilsby Youth Centre

A presentation evening was held at Spilsby Youth Centre to honour the achievements of its members, 10 years ago.

Seathorne Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New starters at Seathorne school

Here we see a group of new starters at Seathorne Primary School, in Skegness, in 2007.

Spilsby Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Pupils bake for Bangladesh

Children at Spilsby Primary School raised £100 for families in Bangladesh through a bake sale, The Standard reported 10 years ago this week.

The pyjama walk in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Fundraisers in pyjamas

A pyjama walk from the Secret Garden Day Nursery, in Rutland Road, Skegness, to Butlins raised about £500 for the nursery and the NSPCC 10 years.

Richmond Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Pupils set for ‘Oscars’

Year Four pupils at the Richmond Primary School, in Skegness, made it through to an Oscars-style film gala at the University of Lincoln, 10 years ago.

Skegness Light Parade will be lighting up the resort on Saturday. ANL-170927-122623001

What’s on guide to events in Skegness area

The summer holidays may just be a memory but there is still plenty to do in the Skegness area. To be included in our listings email


VIDEO: Costa unveils ‘coffee-copter’ to deliver drinks by drone

Caffeine-lovers will be blown away by this new ‘coffee-copter’ - which delivers drinks to them by DRONE.

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Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Aldi to sell unique bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we’ve found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.

Skegness beach.

Ranked eighth for staycations

Skegness has been ranked the eighth best seaside resort in the country for a ‘staycation’.

John Nuttall and Edward Nuttall with youngsters and their award-winning donkeys in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Skegness donkeys named Britain’s best

Nuttall’s donkeys from Skegness had cause to celebrate this week 10 years ago.

The development is named in memory of the late Ron Chapman. Pictured L-R The Chapman Family, (second from left) LACE Housing Board Member Bon Walder (second from right) LACE Housing Chief Executive Nick Chambers and (far right) Lindum Managing Director, Simon Gregory

New £2million housing development opens in Skegness

A new £2 million affordable housing development with holiday apartment has just opened in Skegness.

Great Steeping Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New classroom at village school

Great Steeping Primary School had started the school year of 2007/2008 with a new room just for its infants.

A coffee morning in aid of Macillan Cancer Support is taking place tomorrow (Friday) at Wainfleet Library tea room. ANL-170921-153225001

Let them eat cake! Forget calories at charity coffee morning in Wainfleet

Forget counting calories - fundraising for cake lovers’ favourite charity is beginning in Wainfleet this week.

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