New year began with many businesses recovering from the December storm surge.
Some seafront kiosks remained closed until Easter and Skegness Pier announced a full revamp to its damaged Laser Quest and bowling alleys.
l Natureland Seal Sanctuary was swamped with 14 seal rescues from over Christmas.
l On a brighter note, the birth of local boy, James Richardson, to parents Jess Bridges and Karl Richardson, meant five generations on both mother and father’s side.
l East Lindsey District Council gave the green light for 150 homes to be built in Ingoldmells on land off Anchor Lane.
l The design for the new Beacon Primary Academy school was revealed.
It was set to provide more than 200 new places for children.
l Spilsby’s Buttons Day Care Nursery became record holders for the world’s longest paper doll chain.
l There was great news for Gunby Hall as the historic site - which can be found between Skegness and Spilsby - announced record breaking visitor numbers for the previous year.