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All aboard for family fun on buses along Skegness coast

A family fun day is to be held in Skegness to mark the return of an award-winning family of open-top buses to the resort.

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Steve Nicholas with a recovering Nigel.

Campaign to raise £75k for big cat with failing eyesight at wildlife park near Skegness

An appeal has been launched to raise £75,000 to provide a big cat with a big following at a wildlife park near Skegness with a specialist enclosure in light of his failing vision.

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A scene from last year's event. Picture: John Aron

Historic race organisers feel the effects of the Beast from the East as event postponed

Organisers of an historic horse racing event have been forced to postpone the South Wold Hunt Point-to-Point after feeling the lingering effects of the Beast from the East last week.

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Ambulances line up ready to transport patients.

Convoy of RAF, 4x4s, snow plough, and tractors help get patients at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital home

A convoy of ambulances with an escort by the RAF, 4x4s driven by local motorists, a snow plough, and tractors, left Pilgrim Hospital in Boston this lunchtime (Friday, March 2) and headed off towards Skegness and Mablethorpe to help get medically fit patients home.

Health
Isabelle Butlin, who has attracted large-scale support from the Skegness-area community.

Community rallies for Isabelle

Heartfelt thanks have been given to the people of Skegness and beyond for coming to the aid of a two-year-old girl who has cerebral palsy.

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Police have noted the road situation is an 'ever-changing story'.

FRIDAY 11.15AM: Lincolnshire Police road closure update

Here is the latest information, as of this morning (Friday) at 11.15am, from Lincolnshire Police about road closures:

Transport
Alford students on their study trip Down Under.

Students from Alford enjoy Australian adventure

Attending a show at the Sydney Opera House, walking through the iconic Blue Mountains, and climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge – just a few of the activities enjoyed by students from Alford on a recent study tour to Australia.

Education
Half-term fun in Spilsby 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Half-term basketball camp in Spilsby

Basketball was one of the activities on offer for youngsters in Spilsby during the half-term break 10 years ago.

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Emma Wilcox from Lincolnshire Music Services is pictured with Year Five and Six pupils from Hogsthorpe Primary School 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Pupils’ brass band play to community

A brass band from Hogsthorpe Primary School performed for the community at Hogsthorpe Village Hall 10 years ago.

Lifestyle
A scene from the craft workshop.

Love in air at craft workshop at shopping centre in skegness

More than 200 children took part in a Valentine’s Day craft workshop at Skegness’ Hildreds Shopping Centre last week.

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Second Skegness Guides 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Girl guides celebrate Chinese New Year

Girl guides in Skegness celebrated Chinese New Year with a meal at the Beijing Dragon restaurant 10 years ago.

Lifestyle
Putting a cone marker on your head formed part of the 'bobsleigh bench' challenge.

Pupils from Skegness take part in Winter Olympics fun

A slice of Pyeongchang came to Lincolnshire’s east coast when a Skegness school held a Winter Olympics-inspired competition.

Education
One of the families to have visited the Chapel St Leonards site through the project.

Sand, Sun, and Special Needs - three years of helping families near Skegness

A group which provides holidays near Skegness and further afield for disabled and terminally ill children and adults, as well as victims of abuse and trauma, is nearing its third anniversary.

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Considering the future of Tower Gardens 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Looking to the future of Tower Gardens

Plans for the future of Tower Gardens, in Skegness, were being discussed at the Embassy Centre 10 years ago.

Lifestyle
The cast of the Little Shop of Horrors, presented by the Co-op Theatre Arts Group, in 2008.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Doors to open on Little Shop of Horrors

The Little Shop of Horrors was the latest production from the Co-op Theatre Arts Group, Skegness, 10 years ago.

Lifestyle
Spilsby Primary School 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Pupils get up to speed on bike safety

Spilsby Primary School was getting up to speed with bike safety 10 years ago.

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This week's Reader Picture.

READER PICTURE: Happy Valentine’s Day from Charlie

Returning to the Reader Picture space to wish all Standard readers a happy Valentine’s Day is Charlie the dog.

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Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman, speaking to Oxford Union members.

Skegness MP speaks to prestigious Oxford society

It is a debating society which has welcomed a wide range of world famous speakers, from ex-prime ministers to actors and pop stars – and now it has played host to Skegness MP Matt Warman (twice).

Crime
The red sun over Skegness.

READER PICTURE: Red-coloured sun shines on resort

This picture of when the sun shone red over Skegness was shared with the Standard by Amethyst Ohara.

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Wainfleet Magdalen School in 2008.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: PCSO leads cycling course at Wainfleet school

Pupils at Wainfleet’s Magdalen Primary School had recently completed a cycling course 10 years ago.

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