TEN YEARS AGO: How the Sleaford area marked the Diamond Jubilee in 2012

Here are two photographs from the Sleaford Standard’s coverage of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee 10 years ago.

Pupils at Ruskington's Chestnut Street CofE School dressed as members of the royal family for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Pupils at Ruskington's Chestnut Street CofE School dressed as members of the royal family for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Street parties and other events were held in communities across the Sleaford area over the Bank Holiday weekend and in schools ahead of the half-term break.

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Pictured first are pupils at Chestnut Street CofE Primary School, in Ruskington, dressed as members of the royal family.

Also pictured are children from Billingborough Primary School taking part in a a massive street party stretching the length of the playground.

The Snowflakes group at Billingborough Primary School during a Diamond Jubilee street party.