I had always heard stories about Boston’s links with the Hanseatic League but did not know a lot about it, so when I heard that Boston had joined the New Hanse I thought it was a perfect opportunity to find out more.
In the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries the Lincolnshire coast was a major hotbed for smuggling in Britain.
We take a nostalgic look at the careers of Denis Follows and Graham Taylor.
There had been several proposals for railways along the Witham Valley, all coming to nothing, but eventually one did get the go-ahead.
My mobile rang: “Can you come out to Market Rasen right now and bring your camera?” Those few words were to herald a quite interesting historical experience for me and Mike O’Bee, local amateur archaeologist and expert in Lincolnshire Celtic history.