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RECENT NOSTALGIA: Scouts dig deep for the environment

Members of 1st Skegness Scouts planted 30 trees at Skegness Environment Centre, in Richmond Drive, 10 years ago as part of National Tree Week.

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St Peter and St Pauls Primary School, in Burgh le Marsh, in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Burgh pupils’ lesson in community awareness

Pupils at St Peter and St Paul’s Primary School, in Burgh le Marsh, received a lesson in community awareness 10 years ago.

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Late night shopping in Skegness 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Sweet success in fancy dress contest

On the second Thursday of late night shopping 10 years ago, businesses in Skegness took part in a fancy dress contest.

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Lincolnshire County Council chairman David Dickinson cuts the ribbon to declare the A158 Burgh le Marsh bypass open 10 years ago with (from left) MP Mark Simmonds, managing director of May Gurney Steve Jagger and Burgh le Marsh Mayor Coun John Panton.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: £15m Burgh bypass opens

The £15 million A158 Burgh le Marsh bypass officially opened 10 years ago, four months ahead of schedule.

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Pupils from Halton Holegate Primary School took part in the APSE Christmas parade before the schools choir sang to the crowd

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Crowds gather for seasonal parade

Here we turn the clock back 10 years to the Actively Promoting Spilsby’s Environment (APSE) Christmas Parade of 2007.

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Skegness' Christmas lights switch-on event in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Skegness lights up for Christmas 2007

Here is a scene from Skegness’ annual Christmas lights switch-on in 2007.

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Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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Pictured receiving �2,700 for Skegness lifeboats is second coxswain Ray Chapman.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Caravan site raises thousands for charity

Staff and holidaymakers at Tunny’s Tavern, on Tagg’s Caravan Site, in Wainfleet Road, Skegness, raised £5,700 for charity during the 2007 season.

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Chapel St Leonards Primary School 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: School celebrates major re-vamp

Chapel St Leonards Primary School was celebrating a major update to its facilities 10 years ago.

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International Floral Demostrator Craig Bullock is appearing at the Skegness Flower Lovers' Christmas Show at the Embassy Centre, Skegness, on Thursday. ANL-171114-143106001

Your What’s On guide to events in the Skegness area

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The Richmond School, in the news 10 years ago this week.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: On hand for world record attempt

Pupils at The Richmond School, Skegness, took part in a world record attempt for Children in Need 10 years ago by making and decorating paper hands.

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Northcote Heavy Horse Centre, Great Steeping, 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Ghoulish goings-on at heavy horse centre

Fancy dress, headless horsemen and fortune telling were the order of the day at Northcote Heavy Horse Centre, Great Steeping, 10 years ago.

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The Spilsby Show of 2007 raised a record sum for good causes.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: More than £5,000 raised for charity at record Spilsby Show

A record year for the Spilsby Show in 2007 meant more than £5,000 had been raised for charity.

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Fundraising, 70s style, in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: 70s night raises thousands for children’s charity

A 70s night raised about £7,500 for the Round Table Children’s Wish charity at the Suncastle, Skegness, 10 years ago.

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Making a difference for wildlife in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Rotary Club’s bird box donation

Members of Skegness Rotary Club are pictured 10 years ago presenting bird boxes to Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, in Skegness.

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Celebrating Halloween 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Spilsby mums and tots’ ‘spirited’ fundraiser

A Halloween ball at Spilsby Pavilion raised about £100 for the Spilsby mums and tots group’s Christmas party 10 years ago.

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Wainfleet's Magdalen School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New intake at Wainfleet School

Here we turn back the clock 10 years to see new starters at Wainfleet’s Magdalen School.

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Friskney Primary School in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New pupils welcomed at Friskney

Were you starting school in 2007?

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Gertie and Amy Bailey, East Lindsey community fundraiser at the hospice. EMN-171019-164800001

Hundreds raised at bridge day at Skegness in aid of hospice

A charity bridge day organised by a Skegness woman raised more than £750 for St Barnabas Hospice.

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Skegness Infants School pupils in 2007.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Skegness pupils celebrate the harvest

Pupils from Skegness Infants School are pictured celebrating the harvest festival at St Matthew’s Church, Skegness, 10 years ago.

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