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Councillor calls time on 31-year parish position in Weston

A Weston parish councillor who has stood down after 31 years has moved to reassure villagers about his continual involvement in the community.

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‘Drug den’ in Spalding town centre disabled loo

A public toilet for the disabled in Spalding town centre has been branded a “drug den”.

Crime 2
Moulton man with sense of adventure

Moulton man with sense of adventure

The exciting moments of war came very close to Alan Gilbert on three occasions.

Lifestyle
Memories of Sutton Bridge bombing

Memories of Sutton Bridge bombing

Alan Gilbert admits to having had a “colourful” life but won’t elaborate on that.

Lifestyle
Two first-half goals earned a tenth successive league victory for Pinchbeck United. Photos: TIM WILSON

FOOTBALL: Pinchbeck move level on top of the table

A tenth successive league win lifted Pinchbeck United level on points at the top of the Premier Division table.

Local Football
Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag

Strictly pair Anton and Erin to star at Spalding ball

Strictly Come Dancing stars Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag will be waltzing their way to Spalding this summer for the annual Johnson Community Hospital ball.

Lifestyle
Megan Ellison, Josie Fortune, Ellie Piccaver

ATHLETICS: Girl power brings back medals

Nene Valley’s girls went on a medal winning spree in the final North Midlands Cross Country League fixture of the season at Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday.

Sport
Spalding under-18s

RUGBY UNION: Derby delight for Spalding youngsters

Spalding under-18s ran out 10-0 winners at Stamford on a damp winter’s day.

Sport
Spalding ladies

HOCKEY: Results and fixtures

Your guide to all the games

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Jail for Holbeach man who lured victim to robbery

A man who acted as bait to lure a robbery victim to his fate has been jailed for four and a half years at Lincoln Crown Court.

News
Lincolnshire Police news.

Diversions following crash on A16 at Spalding

Diversions are in place on the A16 at Spalding following a crash involving a car, a truck and a lorry.

News
New chair for Spalding and Holbeach Macmillan Cancer Support fundraising committee

New chair for Spalding and Holbeach Macmillan Cancer Support fundraising committee

Sharon Tear (left). the outgoing chairman of Spalding and Holbeach Macmillan Cancer Support fundraising committee, receives flowers from incoming chairman Catherine Stone.

Lifestyle
Rotary in action in Spalding and district

Rotary in action in Spalding and district

Rotary Club of South Holland president Steve Colby (above right) is pictured presenting the Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Rotarian Nick Rangeley for his service in the community and globally.

Lifestyle
Pinchbeck man graduates

Pinchbeck man graduates

David John Evans, son of John and Louisa Evans of Pinchbeck, has graduated with a 2:1 Masters Degree in Interdisciplinary Science from the University of Leicester.

Lifestyle
Healthy eating workshop for children in Spalding

Healthy eating workshop for children in Spalding

Youngsters from five schools, including St Norbert’s Catholic Primary School and Spalding Primary School, know how to make themselves a healthy snack.

Lifestyle
Donington super slimmer in line for national award

Donington super slimmer in line for national award

A super slimmer who helps people in Donington lose weight is in the running for a national award.

Lifestyle
Sports Leaders from Spalding High ready for game making

Sporty students throwing, running and jumping too!

Eleven schools from across the area came to battle it out in various team races, throwing and jumping events at the annual School Games Lincolnshire South East Sportshall Athletics.

Education
Hurst Children's Theatre Group rehearsing for Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington comes to Spalding

It’s still panto season in South Holland - oh yes it is!

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Crime news.

Burglaries in Holbeach area

Police are warning residents to keep their homes secure.

Crime
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