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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James Waller-Davies

TV COLUMN: Whites vs Blacks: How Football Changed a Nation, Strictly Come Dancing, Andrew Sachs

History’s a funny old game. Just when you’re sure something happened, it goes and gives you the slip. There’s nothing so changeable as the past.

Food Bank

Free aid at the point of delivery

In Ken Loach’s award-winning film I, Daniel Blake, mum-of-two Katie’s efforts to feed her children instead of herself finally takes its toll.

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The Sutton Bridge company behind your chips and crisps

Ever wondered where your crisps and chips come from? Ever wondered how it is that potatoes are grown and processed into becoming the goods we all know and love? Well, an event held last Thursday helped answer those questions.

Dishonoured 2 is in the running to be crowned the Game of the Year

Console Corner: Dishonoured 2 review

An honour to play Dishonoured 2.

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It’s good to have a taste of home...

TRISH TAKES FIVE: By Trish Burgess

Icy windscreen

Don’t be a victim of ‘frost-jacking’

As freezing temperatures continue to sweep across the area, police are urging South Holland residents to stay in their cars while they defrost.

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Court dates for three men after hare coursing in Pode Hole

Three men from Bristol have been arrested in Cambridgeshire following an incident of hare coursing in Pode Hole this afternoon.

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Gardening prizes for Spalding and West Pinchbeck schools

Two local schools scooped prizes in a competition aimed at growing awareness of the problems caused by food waste, fats, oils and grease blocking sewer pipes.

Rail transport news.

East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Open auditions for Britain’s Got Talent in Lincolnshire

Open auditions for Britain’s Got Talent in Lincolnshire

Britain’s Got Talent will be coming to Lincolnshire next week for a day of open auditions.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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UA Holbeach scoop Elite 11 title for second time

For the second year running University Academy Holbeach scooped Boston College’s annual ‘Elite 11’ event yesterday (Thursday), with Bourne Academy coming second.

Bill Skelly

Preferred candidate named in hunt for Lincolnshire’s new Chief Constable

Devon and Cornwall Deputy Chief Constable Bill Skelly has been named as the preferred candidate for Lincolnshire’s new police chief.

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See the back of 2016 in style with Spalding’s Act II

One way or another, it’s been quite a year. The only rational reaction to everything that’s been going on is to relive the year with Act II’s annual Revue!

Theatre and Comedy

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

WELL MEET AGAIN: Action from last seasons game between Holbeach United and Rothwell Corinthians at Carters Park.

FOOTBALL: Your guide to all the games

This week’s fixture list - support your local team.

Local Football
The wind farm under construction back in 2013.

£30,000 of Tydd St Mary wind farm cash up for grabs

Small, not-for-profit community groups operating within ten miles of The Grange Wind Farm site, near Tydd St Mary should apply now for a grant of up to £5,000, although priority will be given to worthwhile projects within five miles.

Spalding High School U16 netball team have won the county title

Girls are county netball champions

Spalding High School U16s have won the County Netball Championship

Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, with Lincolnshire's Chief Constable Neil Rhodes.

Minister for Policing visits Lincolnshire Police HQ

The Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, has visited Lincolnshire Police as part of an operation he has called ‘Operation Cops’ which involves him visiting forces to meet frontline staff and hear first-hand about the issues affecting them and the work they do in the community.

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