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.

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.

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.

Branch members Sue Oliver, left, and Stef Round man a staff at the coffee morning event in Spilsby.

A wild time at Trust in Spilsby and other highlights from villages

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust - Spilsby Area Branch held a coffee morning which attracted new members - and raised £130 for the trust.
The meeting was held at Franklin Hall, in Spilsby, and featured an array of cakes made my members.
Branch chairman Stef Round said: “It was great to see different people with an interest in wildlife come along on the day.”
The group’s next event is an illustrated talk on wild orchids by Geoff Espin. This takes place on Thursday, March 1, at 7.30pm in the Franklin Hall.
Pictured above are trust members Sue Oliver, left, and Stef Round.

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Your guide to events in the Skegness area


Members of East Coast Steampunks UK at The Royal Oak in Candlesby, with group organiser Christina Gee pictured front row, third from left.

New Steampunk group near Spilsby welcomes the ‘steam-curious’

A new ‘Steampunk’ group has been set up to celebrate the sub-culture’s love of Victorian-inspired science fiction, invention and creativity.

A family portrait of Emily Langton-Massingberd. Image courtesy of National Trust.

FEATURE: Gunby Hall’s women’s rights campaigner who dressed like a man

On the 100th anniversary of women over 30 getting the right to vote - we look at the life of Gunby’s Emily Langton-Massingberd

B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

Weddings can be expensive affairs but high street retailer B&M has released a new selection of wedding accessories to make your big day that bit more affordable with prices starting at just one pound.

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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Drive your car hire costs down this half term

New research from holiday comparison website, TravelSupermarket has revealed families looking to hire a car this half term could be paying up to 19 times more for a vehicle purchased at the airport on arrival vs booking the same car type in advance online.


The future of UK shopping? Revolutionary new Amazon supermarket has no checkouts and no staff

Amazon have welcomed the public into their first supermarket more than a year after opening the space to employees for testing purposes.

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Skegness Seasiders Netball Club U16s narrowly lost to Cliftonettes from Nottinghamshire in the first match of the regional finals at Skegness Grammar School. Pictured, from left, are back - head coach Helen Coleman, Danielle Stern, Chloe Hemmings, Nioma Tupoulahi, Sarah Riches and Vanessa Riches; front - Daisy Lempard, Alison Marwood, Katie Cunliffe and Hannah Crowson. Photo

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Skegness netball players in regional action

Pictured 10 years ago are members of the Skegness Seasiders Netball Club U16s team.

Skegness had a new volleyball club meeting at Skegness Grammar School every Thursday, 10 years ago.

RECENT NOSTALGIA: New volleyball club launches in Skegness

A new volleyball club had been started in Skegness, 10 years ago.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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