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A Skegness grandma couldn’t believe what was happening when her daughter started to give birth in a hospital car park – for the second time. Baby Aaron Joseph Dyer couldn’t wait to say hello to the world on Saturday when he was born in his grandma’s car
Killer drivers who take lives through dangerous and careless driving may face life sentences for the first time under a dramatic toughening of sentencing powers. Our Drive For Justice campaign lobbying for harsher punishments for those who kill or seriou
Britain’s Junior Miss have launched their search in Lincolnshire for a girl aged 13-16 to represent their region in the national Britain’s Junior Miss competition. This is the inaugural year for Britain’s Junior Miss, and with regions such as Cumbria and
Organisers of the first beer event to be held at Gosberton Public Hall are set to get more rounds in after a stunning success. In fact, the village hall had two attractions for visitors with the Gosberton Winter Ale Festival on at the same time as a Chri
The go-ahead for a former landmark Donington hotel to be redeveloped is a sign of the village “coming back together”, according to a village representative. Coun Jane King, parish and district councillor for Donington, warmly welcomed a decision by South
Lincolnshire Police are today (Wednesday) appealing for information on the whereabouts of a wanted man. Daniel Twinn (25), of Monks Road in Lincoln and Pilgrim Avenue in Immingham, is wanted for failing to appear at court. Anyone who has seen Daniel or k
New £5 notes engraved with Jane Austen worth £50,000 circulated in Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway
Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway. Tiny portraits of Jane Austen have been added to four of the new £5 notes by talented mic
Young Oasis, the support service for children and teenagers affected by parental drug or alcohol misuse in Lincolnshire, has launched its Christmas fundraising campaign. Throughout December the team at Lincolnshire Action Trust is asking people to make a
‘They’re behind you!’ Pantomime season comes to Boston this week in the shape of Tony Peers Productions’ Robin Hood and The Babes In The Wood. The show will be performed at Blackfriars Arts Centre, beginning this Friday and running until Tuesday, January
Anglian Water has confirmed it is set to re-open its one lane closure of Spilsby Road and John Adams Way on the Bargate roundabout in Boston by the end of today (Wednesday). A spokesman confirmed engineers were currently removing equipment and other gear
Once again The Standard has sought to introduce a sour note to what most people have said was a great night out in Boston, resorting to social media as source material for its negativity. First, the positives: Christmas is all about children, and literal
Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research. Although wealth is often regarded as the sign you have made it, seven in 10 UK adults reckon being content is the tr
A chief nurse says midwifery-led maternity units are being considered for Boston Pilgrim Hospital and Lincoln as well as a centralised service in the county. Women in the Boston area have said they are concerned that in future they may have to travel to
Health bosses in Lincolnshire are set to begin restricting prescription items as part of a bid to cut costs and encourage people to look after themselves better. At meeting of the governing body on Thursday, Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group
A drink-driver was handed an eight year jail term for a 70mph hit and run in which cyclist Tim Osborne was killed. Tim’s dad, Stephen, knows driver Paul Walken will serve only half that sentence while Tim’s loved ones serve “life”. Stephen and his family
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- 09:54 So you humiliated yourself at the Christmas party. What next?
- 09:54 Chelsea enter race to sign Southampton defender - reports
- 09:53 The search is on for Junior Miss Lincolnshire
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- 09:51 BYPY committee and awards date revealed
- 09:51 More strikes at Topshop depot in Solihull
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- 09:48 Son of Mackworth man Geoff Seggie due in court today charged with...
- 09:48 Government to respond in Brexit Supreme Court case
- 09:47 Marks confident Town can recover
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- 09:46 Convenience of a new bar at Sheffield Town Hall site
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- 09:46 Olympic athlete and Sheffield charity celebrate young people’s...
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- 09:46 Tom Hughes not concerned by Scunthorpe RUFC's losing streak
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