Pictured is a giant frog and a gang of hospital workers.
The group paddled an epic 30 miles down the River Witham to raise £1,000 for the Pilgrim Scanner Appeal.
The staff made the frog raft out of barrels, papier-mâché and chicken wire before painting it green.
The journey took them about 20 hours.
Also making the news in the Standard that week in 1986: a new £1.9 million 11-mile long Spalding to Sutterton bypass was given the go-ahead.
The work on the new road was set to begin in 1989.