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.

Georgina Twelves (left) with mums and children at 345 Playgroup. Photo: Tim Wilson. (SG201117-102TW)

Sad day as Spalding playgroup is forced into closing

Jobs will be lost and parents left looking for new childcare when a Spalding playgroup shuts – just before Christmas.

Hare coursing sign

Police take car but hare coursers run away with dogs

Police have taken a Honda CR-V believed to have been used in hare coursing off the road today (Tuesday) in the Spalding area.

What Once Was Ours. Actors Pippa Beckwith and Jaz Hutchins. Photo supplied.

THEATRE REVIEW: Emotions of a country divided by Brexit

What Once Was Ours by Zest Theatre and Half Moon at the South Holland Centre, Spalding

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Amy Forder as Princess Jasmin and John Davis as Aladdin in the performance by Polka Dot Pantomimes. SG131017-152TW

Oh yes it is! Panto season is nearly here

Tickets are now on sale for many productions as panto time arrives.

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The Mirinesse Singers perform on Saturday, November 25, at the Vista Hall, Spalding.

Mirinesse Singers perform this Saturday in Spalding

This weekend you can catch an exciting performance by ladies’ choir the Mirinesse Singers.

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Children In Need fundraising at Tydd St Mary Primary School

Cheerleading and cupcakes at Tydd St Mary

Pupils during their residential trip.

Memorial visits for Whaplode pupils

Year 6 pupils from Whaplode Primary School enjoyed the school’s first-ever overseas residential visit with a trip to France.

The Clubbercise group at Spalding Parish School

Disco lights and glow sticks rock Spalding schools

Two primary schools in Spalding are going crazy for clubbercise.

Andy Molsom presents his longest standing patient, 93 year old Mrs Doris Rolfe, with flowers to celebrate 20 years of Molsom & Associates.

Flowers for Doris as opticians celebrate 20 years in Spalding

Molsom & Associates are celebrating 20 years of providing high quality eye-care and eye-wear for the Spalding community.

Donington Firefighters on Remembrance Sunday

Donington Firefighters led Remembrance Parade in village

Donington Firefighters are pictured before they marched through the village and led the Remembrance Day parade.

Bob Wilson (second right) with his sons Robert, David and Ian in The Houndogs.

Tribute to Holbeach Hurn musician Bob Wilson who founded The Houndogs with his sons

Self-taught musician Bob Wilson, who founded popular professional band The Houndogs, with his three sons has died aged 75.

Sports leaders from the UAH.

Holbeach are footy champs

Four teams from three schools took part in the Holbeach and Long Sutton round of the Lincolnshire South East School Sport Partnership’s Year 5 and 6 football competition.

Christmas Bazaar at Spalding United Reformed Church.

In the community with Tulip Events Management

This Saturday (November 25), I have been invited to attend the yearly Church Bazaar at the Spalding United Reformed Church (URC) at 10am.

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Winter Wilson are Spalding Folk Clubs guests on December 6.

Nowt so queer, with Martin Browne of Spalding Folk Club

A week last Friday we attended a super concert at the South Holland Centre featuring the Canadian bluegrass band the Slocan Ramblers.

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Seb Hayes

FOOTBALL: Derby date for Holbeach United

Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes expects a tough test tonight.

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Lamb and Flag, Whaplode

Fire at former Whaplode pub

The former Lamb and Flag pub in Whaplode was damaged by fire yesterday evening (Monday November 20).

Jack Tyrrell and Wayne Chapel beside a barrier similar to the one smashed.

Contractor fuming after van crashes through Spalding roadworks barriers

The boss of a contracting business claims a van drove straight through official ‘road closed’ barriers, smashing one and sending the second hurtling along the ground toward him.

Rachel and Paul Wilson with five-year-old Blessing.

Moving moment as special couple meet girl (5) they have sponsored

An inspiring Spalding couple have just returned from Uganda where they met the girl they have been sponsoring with child development charity Compassion UK.

Carol Massam, Shirley Smith, June and Derek Jackson and Helen Knight are among residents calling for a lower speed limit. SG201117-106TW

More than 220 people back speed limit reduction in West Pinchbeck

More than 220 people want the 40mph speed limit on West Pinchbeck’s Six House Bank dropped to 30mph so no-one is killed or seriously injured.

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