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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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Roald Dahl Day

Day was absolutely Whoopsy-splunkers

Staff and pupils at Weston Hills Primary School had a truly splendiferous day dressing up to support Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.

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Andy Smith with his award

Andy’s ‘Pride’ in the job

Andy Smith of Kier Living Eastern has been honoured for his dedication to building homes of exceptional quality in the second round of the annual NHBC Pride in the Job Awards for his site in Spalding.

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‘I Got You Babe’

‘I Got You Babe’

Pictured above and below are winners of our competition to see legendary British reggae band UB40 perform at Holkham Hall in Norfolk.

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Young golfers from Tydd St Mary Primary School

Science and golf at Tydd St Mary

It’s been a busy first couple of weeks back at Tydd St Mary Church of England Primary School with an enrichment day and a science visit.

Education
Pinchbeck Live is on this Saturday and Sunday with St Mary's Church and Pinchbeck Baptist Church opening their doors. There are activities and demos in the Community Hub and library and village hall.

What’s on (September 21 - September 27)

Your guide to what’s happening in and around South Holland in the coming days

Whats on
Spalding ‘victim’ who made up assault is fined

Spalding ‘victim’ who made up assault is fined

A 64-year-old Spalding man has been issued with a fixed penalty notice of £90 for wasting police time after making a false report of attempted robbery.

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The murder mystery evening will help raise funds to save the Old Kings Head building in Kirton.

Solving a real Victorian murder in Kirton

A “sensational tale of betrayal” will be retold at a murder mystery evening in Kirton on Friday, September 29.

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Frieda Minns pictured in 2012 when she was awarded the MBE. SG100112-121TW

Tribute to former first lady of South Holland and Sutton Bridge

A former first lady of South Holland and a tireless worker for her community in Sutton Bridge has died aged 87.

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Spalding Hockey Club, Glen Park, Surfleet - men's first team v Norwich City

Surfleet householders asked to pay an extra £12 a year to save Glen Park

Surfleet residents will tonight (Thursday) be asked to pay an extra £12 a year in council tax to keep Glen Park open.

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Holbeach United celebrated a 5-1 win over Pinchbeck United in the Buildbase FA Vase first qualifying round. Photo: TIM WILSON

FOOTBALL: Hayes ‘taking nothing for granted’ in FA Vase

Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes faces one of his former clubs on Saturday.

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Delphi McWilliam with her pet labradoodle, Penny, who died of blood cancer in April.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG140217-108TW.

Whaplode St Catherine artist eyes Pennies for Penny

An artist from Whaplode St Catherine has set her sights on fundraising for an animal charity in memory of “her best friend”.

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Comic Relief news.

Comic Relief money for communities in south-east Lincolnshire

Community groups in South Holland can apply for a slice of a new £2 million investment into making neighbourhoods across the area better.

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South Lincolnshire Coroner's Court

Gosberton driver was crushed by out-of-control tanker

A driver who died when his tanker overturned in Gosberton Risegate last week has been named.

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Holbeach United

FOOTBALL: Your guide to all the games

This week’s fixtures - support your local team!

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Victoria Darby and Mia Clucas with (from left) Richard Pope, Natalia Shaw, Chris Evans, Fiona Evans and Tara Watson.

Former Bourne Grammar School student’s fundraising efforts for Cowbit niece

All-action auntie Victoria Darby is aiming to raise £50,000 for her Cowbit-based niece who was born with an extremely rare genetic disorder.

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Photo by Dave Yeomans

MOTORCYCLING: Gamble pays off for Fisher

The G&S Racing Kawasaki team of Tom Fisher and Brandon Paasch were at Oulton Park last weekend to contest the penultimate round of the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 and 600 championships.

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Photo by Adrian Smith

MOTORCYCLING: Clarke unhurt in crash

Kirton rider Aaron Clarke was unhurt after crashing out of 10th place in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship race.

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Phil Scarlett speaking at the Business Awards with MP John Hayes by his side. SG201114-339TW

MP leads tributes to former South Holland business leader Phil Scarlett

South Holland and the Deepings MP John Hayes has led tributes to Spalding business leader Phil Scarlett, who died on Tuesday following a brave battle with cancer.

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Johnathan Hoggard (GBR) Fortec Motorsports British F4

MOTORSPORT: Hoggard celebrates maiden podium finish

Weston Hills teenager Johnathan Hoggard continued his hugely impressive debut in the British F4 Championship by securing his maiden podium finish at Silverstone – the home of British motorsport.

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