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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ACOUSTIC NIGHT: Kirton-born pop singer-songwriter Phoebe Ophelia is on the bill for a night of music at The Black Swan's Annexe venue in New Road, Spalding, on Friday, April 7, at 8.30pm.  Photo supplied.

MUSIC PREVIEW: Teenage singers to grace The Black Swan’s Annexe

ACOUSTIC NIGHT: Tommy Loose’s “Everybody’s Afraid” tour, with guests Phoebe Ophelia and Alisha Vickers, The Annexe, The Black Swan, New Road, Spalding, Friday, April 7, 8.30pm.

Ken Watkin as many will remember him.

Respected former Spalding trader dies aged 86

Respected former Spalding trader Ken Watkin has died aged 86 while staying with his daughters, Sharon and Carla, in Cyprus.

Mike Henfrey in 1995 at the Peterborough Show with Park Valentine and Pinchbeck George.

Deeping St Nicholas family help preserve the Percheron

Being placed one from bottom in a Percheron horse class was a success for Mike Henfrey.

Tom and Jo Henfrey  winning with a pair of Percherons at last year's Lincolnshire Show.

Deeping St Nicholas man’s lifetime devotion to Percherons

As well as showing Percheron horses, the Henfrey family take part in Turnout Class, usually with four horses.

Bert Spencer is to face no further questioning by police about the murder of Staffordshire newspaper boy Carl Bridgewater in 1978.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG030716-159TW.

Bert in the clear after police review 40-year-old murder case

A retired ambulanceman now living in south Lincolnshire has slammed the “needless persecution” he has suffered in connection with a teenager’s unsolved murder.

Searching for a star in 2005.

Search for a Star at Weston in 2005

These youngsters were enjoying the first heat in the Lincolnshire Free Press Search for a Star competition in 2005.

Paul Hutchinson and Neil Palmer

CYCLING: Matt finish gains points

Velo-One rider Matt Elworthy returned to Milton Keynes Bowl for round four of the March Criterium Series last weekend.

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Spalding v Cambridge Nomads

HOCKEY: Results and fixtures

Your guide to all the games

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Spalding score the winner. Photos by Tim Wilson

HOCKEY: Karen’s late strike earns spot in final

Spalding ladies booked their place in the Lincolnshire Cup final by beating Long Sutton at Glen Park on Tuesday night.

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Long Sutton

HOCKEY: Winner-takes-all tie for promotion place

Long Sutton ladies first team face a rearranged trip to Newmarket on Saturday with the winner taking a second promotion spot.

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Court news.

Accused ‘meant to murder’ estranged wife

A man accused of murdering his estranged wife had previously spoken about paying someone to get rid of her, a jury was told today (Wednesday).

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Spalding v Cambridge Nomads

HOCKEY: A fresh chapter in Spalding’s history

A hard-fought draw at fellow promotion candidates Norwich City on Saturday saw Spalding men’s first team clinch promotion to the East Premier A league for the first time in the club’s history.

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Aaron Clarke in action at Cadwell Park. Photo: Sid Diggins

MOTORCYCLING: Aaron all set to start challenge

Both draperRACING riders begin their 2017 championship campaign this weekend at Donington Park.

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Simon Lambert with the winners

SPEEDWAY: ‘Fantastic’ testimonial for Simon

The weather stayed dry, the sun shone and the supporters came out in force at the Adrian Flux Arena in King’s Lynn for Simon Lambert’s testimonial meeting.

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Spalding Gymnastics Academy

GYMNASTICS: Boys bring back collection of medals

Spalding boys’ squad were back in action in the County Championships at Lincoln.

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Tom Fisher

MOTORCYCLING: G&S riders ready for a new season

Three G&S Racing Kawasaki riders are prepared and raring to go for the opening round of the new season at Donington Park this weekend.

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Police Appeal

Appeal after theft from caravan

Bourne Police are appealing for information after a caravan was broken into on Cherry Holt Road.

Bourne Police want to speak to this man

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Do you know the male stood next to this vehicle?

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Spalding Brantano store to close after retail chain goes into administration

Popular Spalding shoe store Brantano is closing down after the company went into administration.

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