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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Police news

Doorstep conman targets elderly Bourne resident

A man claiming he needed money to pay a removal company attempted to con an elderly Bourne resident this afternoon (Wednesday, August 16).

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Matt Varley turns away to celebrate

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Spalding United up for another battle

Here we go again...

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Jack Fixter made his debut as a second-half substitute. Photos by Gillian Handisides

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Spalding United start season with away win

The opening day couldn’t have gone much better for Spalding United.

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Library image: Major roadworks on the way for Gosberton and Sutterton.

Makeover for ‘bumpy’ road between Gosberton and Sutterton

A potholed and bumpy road from the A17 to Gosberton, the B1397, is about to be repaired in a three-miles-plus stretch of resurfacing works, the longest distance in South Holland this year.

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BEAUTIFUL MESS: Phoebe Ophelia, an emerging acoustic singer-songwriter from Kirton, has achieved good airplay for her debut single, 'Beautiful Mess' on radio in Lincolnshire.  Photo by Poppy O'Hara.

MUSIC REVIEW: First steps in music’s ‘big pond’ for Kirton songstress Phoebe

Kirton singer-songwriter Phoebe Ophelia introduced herself and debut single “Beautiful Mess” to potential fans at this year’s Holbeach Beer and Music Festival.

Samuel Jackson made easy work of the climbing wall. SG090817-129TW

Activate fun in Crowland

Scores of young adventurers enjoyed South Holland District Council’s Activate summer fun session in Crowland.

Lucy and Dan with baby Carter, family and friends at their fundraising day. SG130817-104TW

Donington family raise £2,000-plus for hospital heroes

Sunday was a big day for premature baby Carter Beasley as his family raised money for the hospital heroes who saved his life.

Coun Jack McLean is sponsoring the Volunteer of the Year Award.

In the community with Tulip Events Management

Coun Jack Mclean was pleased to be asked to sponsor the Volunteer of the Year Award at the forthcoming annual Pride of South Holland Awards.

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Lewis Leckie scores from the spot

FOOTBALL: Boss wants Holbeach United to be more ruthless

Seb Hayes is not completely happy after a hat-trick of wins and three clean sheets for Holbeach United.

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Scott Mooney opened the scoring

FOOTBALL: Coupland at the double for Deeping Rangers

Scott Coupland struck twice as Deeping Rangers ran out winners in a fiery derby at Yaxley on Tuesday night.

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Cups are for sporting triumphs but you cant beat a cup cake. Chloe Maher, Vicky McGowan and Molly Godfrey. SG120817-168TW

Stars join fun pitch battle at Holbeach Bank FC

Former Liverpool FC legend Alan Kennedy was in action on the pitch at Holbeach Bank FC along with celebrities from the small screen.

Learn ‘circus tricks’ at the South Holland Centre

Learn ‘circus tricks’ at the South Holland Centre

The lifelong dream of running away with the circus could become a reality as aerial dance taster sessions are held on Tuesday (August 22).

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Enjoy flower festivals next weekend. Picture from a previous festival at Crowland. (SG270811-114TW)

Floral delights at church festivals next weekend

Churches are gearing up for their August Bank Holiday flower festivals.

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Ollie Maltby celebrates his goal for Pinchbeck

FOOTBALL: Derby day for ‘little village club’

Pinchbeck United are aiming to extend their unbeaten start to the campaign at home to Bourne Town tonight.

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Bram Taylor is back on the circuit again after injury and restored to his former self. (Photo supplied)

Nowt so queer with Martin Browne of Spalding Folk Club

As I get older I am amazed at the wealth of talented, young performers coming through into the world of folk music.

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Fire in Winfarthing

Roof damaged in Gosberton Clough fire

The annexe roof of a house in Gosberton Clough was seriously damaged by fire last night (Tuesday August 15).

Bloom team Gill Lunn, Liz Reynolds, Liz Walker and  Pam Huggett reflect on past glory. SG110817-123TW

Donington in Bloom team to retire

Volunteers will hang up their trowels for the last time following a decision to retire from growing flowers and hanging baskets in Donington.

Matt Varley celebrates his goal, chased by Jenk Acar

FOOTBALL: Boss ‘really pleased’ with winning start

With maximum points from two games, it’s no surprise that Spalding United boss Chris Rawlinson was smiling after the first home league game of the season.

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Cherie Lawrence sings for the audience during the fifth annual Spalding 1940's weekend at Ayscoughfee Hall.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG120817-179TW.

Wartime memories stir the souls in Spalding

LIVES First Responders staff meet World War II nurse Cara Neave. Photo: SG120817-192TW.

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