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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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The number of afternoon services for bus number 49 from Spalding to Gedney Hill has been cut from two to one due to the addition of a new stop in Sutton St James.  Photo by Adam Fairbrother.  Photo: MFCP16AF03148.

Changes to Spalding to Gedney Hill 49 bus service

The number of afternoon services for bus number 49 from Spalding to Gedney Hill has been cut from two to one due to a changed route.

Transport
The imposing Queen's Hotel, Leeds

Queen’s Hotel in Leeds really made us feel like royalty

Leeds has long since thrown off the shackles of dull northern city and is these days a bustling, multi-cultural destination well worth a visit.

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New president Alan Kendrick with his team.

Alan is new Rotary Club of the Deepings president

Members and guests watched new Rotary Club of the Deepings president Alan Kendrick receive the chain of office from past president, Carl Midgley.

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Stallholders Beryl Cook and Elaine Robinson

Crowland rest home fundraiser makes £336

Staff and supporters at Abbeygate Rest Home in Crowland raised £336 from a summer fete.

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Travellers on Deeping Showground in June.

Fences go up in Market Deeping to deter unauthorised Travellers’ camps

Temporary fences are going up in a residential street in Market Deeping as councils try to deter Travellers from setting up unauthorised camps on open spaces.

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Police appeal after Spalding hit and run

Police appeal after Spalding hit and run

Did you see a woman knocked from her bicycle in Spalding?

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Court news

Teenager accused of assisting girl (16) to stay away from Spalding carers

A London teenager has appeared in court in Boston to face allegations that he assisted a 16 year old girl, who was in care in Spalding, to stay away from her carers.

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A firefighter tackles the stack fire.

Huge stack fire in Frognall being investigated

A large stack fire in Frognall last night (Thursday July 20) is currently under investigation.

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Nottingham Building Society to take over Norwich and Peterborough Spalding branch

Nottingham Building Society to take over Norwich and Peterborough Spalding branch

Nottingham Building Society will replace the Norwich and Peterborough building society (N&P) branch, currently in Spalding’s Sheep Market which is set to close in October.

Business
Last year's winners Pete and Stephanie Williams celebrating at The Punchbowl.

Looking for Spalding premises with flower power

The Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian are once again asking our readers to help crown Spalding’s best flower-decorated public house, restaurant or hotel.

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Deeping St Nicholas Parish Council news.

DEEPING ST NICHOLAS: Campains Lane bus stop information request

A plan to knock down a bus stop in Deeping St Nicholas due to lack of use has been put on hold for six months.

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Police and Ambulance at Holmes Drive in Wisbech

Spalding lorry driver involved in fatal accident

A lorry driver from Spalding was involved in a fatal collision near Cambridge last week.

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Andrew Tidswell

FOOTBALL: Derby date to change for FA Vase rivals

Friday night football could be coming to the Sir Halley Stewart Field.

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Artist's impression of the old Customs House, Wisbech.

LOCAL MATTERS: Yo ho ho - and a bottle of liquor!

There was no organised police force in the UK until the mid 1850s.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Four charged with wounding after incident in Market Deeping

Three men and a boy of 16 have been charged with wounding with intent following an incident in a cemetery in Market Deeping on Wednesday.

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Jeff 'Pavanotti' Woods.

Chapel restored to former glory

Historic St James Moulton Chapel has emerged gloriously from months of painstaking refurbishment – and a fundraising concert takes place there on Friday.

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The River Welland at Wykeham the day after Robertas Klipo lost his life. SG060217-100TW

Naked Spalding man drowned in River Welland

A naked man drowned in the River Welland on the outskirts of Spalding hours after arguing with his partner and walking out, an inquest heard.

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John Ward

Taxing, trying times

WARD’S WORLD: By John Ward

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