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READER PICTURE: Gazing on a sunny afternoon

This photograph of the afternoon sun over the Skegness coastline was submitted to the Standard by James Hardaker, who took it earlier this month while walking the dog.

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Looking ahead to a new chapter ... Jeoff and Joanne.

A ‘novel’ place for a proposal in Skegness

File this one under romance – the tale of a Skegness man who proposed and became engaged to his girlfriend at the resort’s library.

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John Hilton stars as Marie Curie in the final part of a stage scientrilogy  from Tangram Theatre Company. PICTURE: Alex Brenner.

A comedy with chemistry is coming to Alford

An award-winning musical comedy inspired by the so-called ‘Queen of radioactivity’, Marie Curie, comes to the Skegness area next week.

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Skegness Cricket Club in 2008.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Cricket club crowned champions

Skegness Cricket Club were the new Lincolnshire Indoor Cricket champions 10 years ago, after winning the Roman Bank Garage Fast Fit Centre county finals held at the Skegness Sports Centre.

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Campaigning in Ingoldmells 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Campaign group hands petition to MP

A petition to stop speeding in Ingoldmells was handed to Mark Simmonds MP 10 years this week by worried residents.

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This week's Reader Picture, courtesy of Karla Edwards.

READER PICTURE: Where day and night meets

This week’s atmospheric Reader Picture was shared with The Standard by Karla Edwards.

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One from the arrr-chives.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Group set sail to see in the New Year

This week in 2008 The Standard caught up with action from New Year’s Eve.

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New Year's Eve revellers 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: ‘A good night had by all’, New Year’s 2007

Police in Skegness said they enjoyed a relatively quiet night on New Year’s Eve 10 years ago.

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St Clement's College, Skegness, just over 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Variety show a hit at Skegness college

A variety show at St Clement’s College, Skegness, proved so popular just over 10 years ago people had to be turned away at the door.

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Burgh le Marsh In Bloom winners given awards

Burgh le Marsh In Bloom winners given awards

Awards have been presented to members of the community in Burgh le Marsh following success in the East Midlands in Bloom competition.

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Jurassic back in action. Picture: Dave Enefer/LCLR

Extended route for Jurassic is on track for Skegness

The team behind an historic steam locomotive in Skegness are looking forward to 2018 when the restored vehicle will operate, it is expected, on a newly extended track.

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Tackling counterfeit goods ... Emma Milligan and Sgt Kimble Enderby.

llicit goods seized across county including Skegness turned into power

Counterfeit cigarettes and alcohol seized during raids in Skegness and other parts of Lincolnshire have been turned into electricity and fed into the National Grid.

Crime
Charlie the dog makes a return to the Reader Picture space. Picture: Sarah Worthington.

READER PICTURE: Charlie swaps sun for snow

Here we catch up with Charlie, the star of The Standard’s Reader Picture two weeks ago.

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Santa Fun Run winner George Wilson, nine, of Skegness, out in front.

Skegness Christmas Market and Santa Fun Run made for a festive weekend in Skegness

Thousands of shoppers and hundreds of hardy Santas hit the streets of Skegness this weekend as two Yuletide traditions made their return.

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Turning back the clock to the Stone Age at Richmond Primary School.

Stone Age brought back to present day at school in Skegness

Youngsters at a primary school in Skegness transported parents back to the Stone Age last week as part of their studies into the prehistoric time period.

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Shane Swan (centre) with team members Stephen McCullagh and Anthony Murney. Picture: Alan Peebles.

TV Robot Wars veteran Shane suffers defeat

Seasoned Robot Wars competitor Shane Swan, from the East Kirkby-area, says he is “still thinking about calling it a day” after disappointment in this year’s competition.

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Ex-Skegness Standard editor spreading news of debut novel

A former editor of the Skegness Standard will be signing copies of his debut novel at an event in the resort next week.

Arts
The pumpkin cannon in action.

Smashing sum from pumpkins for Skegness area charity

A donation of £1,000 has been made to the Skegness and Burgh le Marsh branch of the NSPCC as proceeds from a pumpkin cannon-based fundraiser.

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Where the letter in the bottle was found, near by the southernmost lighthouse on mainland, Lindesnes.

Message in a bottle sender now traced

A 10-year-old girl has been revealed as the person behind a message in a bottle that washed up in Norway from her former home in Skegness.

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