Nature reserves received a £2.5 million financial boost during the summer.
Gibraltar Point’s Visitor Centre, café and educational facilities would be completely re-built following flooding and Chapel St Leonards’ observatory would be developed.
l Spilsby re-elected Mayor Peter Grant and deputy Gill Rymer - with the two setting out their plans for the future of the town.
l The 11th Friskney Show took place, delighting the many visitors.
l The Standard revealed that a national hotel chain - later revealed as Premier Inn -had confirmed its interest in Pier Field in Skegness.
l The SO Festival came to East Lindsey, with a whole host of events taking place in Skegness and Spilsby - and other parts of the district.
The event attracted thousands to the area and was hailed a great success by organisers.
l The sails were turning again in Burgh le Marsh - as the windmill had its five sails restored.
l Former Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle visited Spilsby’s King Edward VI Academy.
She spoke to pupils about her career and inspired them to acheive.
l The Volleyball England tournament came to Skegness’ beach - attracting visitors to the area.