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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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More New Year's Eve revellers from 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Revellers don fancy dress to usher in 2008

Skegness was taken over by army girls, cheerleaders, cartoon characters and even superheroes as people got into the spirit of another New Year’s Eve 10 years ago.

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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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The cost of hiring the same car on your family holiday can vary by up to 245% depending on where you are in the world. EMN-180501-100434001

Revealed: The cheapest and most expensive places to hire a car on your family holiday

The cost of hiring the same car on your family holiday can vary by up to 245% depending on where you are in the world, according to new data from TravelSupermarket.

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Around the world in £80: Study reveals how far it will take you and the family!

Holidaymakers have been at the mercy of the travel industry in recent weeks, but with half term fast approaching and October named as one of the most popular times of the year for travel1, new research reveals what a budget of £80 can get you - so you don’t have to break the bank on that autumn getaway.

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Skegness Grammar School 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Youngsters tackle football course

Ten years ago this week The Standard threw the spotlight on a Christmas football course held at Skegness Grammar School as part of Boston United’s football in the community scheme.

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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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The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume a staggering 3.5 MILLION calories over a lifetime - in BOOZE alone, a study has found.

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RECENT NOSTALGIA: A Cracker of a celebration in Spilsby

Here we see from December 2007 a scene from Spilsby Lions’ annual Cracker Day celebrations.

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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Alford ladies finishing on a high

Pictured 10 years ago are Alford ladies hockey first team.

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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Colouring competition winners receive prizes

Here we see, from 10 years ago, Christmas goodies donated by local shops being given to the three winners of the Hildreds shopping centre’s colouring competition, held in association with the Skegness Standard.

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Police are publishing the names of suspected drink drivers

Police name Christmas ‘drink-drivers’

Lincolnshire Police officers have released the names of 12 people charged with drink-driving between Christmas Eve and Boxing Day, along with others from the surrounding dates.

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Blankney Hunt's Boxing Day meeting at Eastgate car park, Sleaford. EMN-171226-151531001

Huge turnout for Boxing Day Blankney hunt meet

There was the usual massive turn out of local supporters to watch the spectacle of the Blankney Hunt as it gathered in Sleaford town centre for its traditional Boxing Day meeting.

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Watch what you put down the sink this Christmas

Don’t pour your Christmas down the sink

Turkeys, roast potatoes and pigs-in-blankets could cause misery to thousands of Severn Trent customers this festive season as Christmas cooks unwittingly pour fats, oils and greases down the sink and toilet.

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The Rotary Club's first Santa Fun Run in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: First Santa run proves a hit

More than 200 Santas lined up on Skegness’ foreshore 10 years ago for the Rotary Club’s first Santa Fun Run.

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Charity presentations back in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Association makes charitable donations

The Royal Naval Association was featured in the Standard 10 years ago this week for presentations it had made to several local charities.

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Staff and volunteers at Gunby Hall and Gardens. Photo by National Trust.

Record number of visitors at Gunby

A National Trust site near Spilsby is celebrating a record year for visitors with more than 40,000 people through its gates in 2017.

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The Richmond School, in Skegness, in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Richmond pupils learn about their communities

Pupils at the Richmond School, Skegness, had been learning more about their communities in a Young Enterprise scheme 10 years ago.

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