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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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Children's entertainer and artist Zoemarie Sheldon at home in Gedney with one of her pieces, Wings of Freedom.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG210417-206TW.

TUESDAY TALK Zoemarie writes a Gedney fairy story

Creative artist, character actress, children’s entertainer and carer are just four of the strings in the bow of Gedney businesswoman Zoemarie Sheldon (38).

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Reader's letter

YOUR VIEW: Sutton Bridge is an absolute disgrace

To anyone who may be listening. The town of Sutton Bridge, which is known as the ‘Gateway to Lincolnshire’ is an absolute disgrace this year. The grass has not been cut, it is so long now that when it is eventually cut it could probably be bailed for hay!

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Nathan Stainfield shows the pain of defeat. Photos by Tim Wilson

PLAY-OFF FINAL: ‘We were not quite at our best’ - Spalding United boss

Disappointment turned into determination as Spalding United boss Chris Rawlinson reflected on Saturday’s play-off final defeat.

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Nathan Stainfield is consoled after the final whistle. Photos by Tim Wilson

FOOTBALL: ‘We have to learn from it and go again next season’

Spalding United boss Chris Rawlinson set his sights on next season’s championship after defeat in the promotion play-off final.

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Witton celebrate the winning goal

PLAY-OFF FINAL: Promotion dream over for Spalding United

Spalding United suffered a heartbreaking defeat in Saturday’s play-off final.

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VASE WINNERS: Bourne are the 2017 NLD Vase champions after a 25-3 win over Keyworth at Chesterfield Panthers RFC.

MATCH VERDICT: Bourne cruise to Vase success with four tries

Bourne are the 2017 NLD (Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire Rugby Football Union) Vase Champions.

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John Hayes celebrates his election victory with campaign manager Gary Porter and wife Susan in 2015.

Important elections are on the way

CABINET CALL: By South Holland District Council Leader Gary Porter

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Can you give Paddy a home?

Get your dog groomed and help fund us

MAN’S BEST FRIEND: By Jerry Green Dog Rescue, South Lincolnshire

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Dan and Sarah Humphries, Liz and Joanne Grantham and Phil Brown get to work on the picture.

Raising money for research into Motor Neurone Disease

Big-hearted people turned out to help make a huge ‘art attack’ in Spalding’s Ayscoughfee Gardens to raise awareness of a rare medical condition.

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A Camaraderie Club like this one will open in Spalding this summer. Photo: Katie Ford Photography

Two new friendship schemes to help Spalding veterans

New friendships are on the horizon for older veterans in Spalding so they do not spend their twilight years alone.

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Reader's letter

YOUR VIEW: Letter was about representation in Lincoln

I thank Nick Worth for his contrition to the debate on who represents Holbeach in Lincoln, because that’s what his letter is about.

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John Hayes MP

YOUR VIEW: Our MP is a myopically obsessive optimist over Europe

John Hayes MP labels Remainers as myopic pessimists clinging to their rejected European dream but fails to realise he is a myopically obsessive optimist.

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Sam Thornburn scores one of his two tries for Bourne at home to Thorney in a 29-19 win at Milking Nook Drove.  Photo by Alan Hancock.

Bourne in good shape for Vase final after Thorney win

Bourne go into tomorrow’s NLD Vase Final against Midlands Five East (North) champions Keyworth after a morale-boosting win over tricky foes Thorney.

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The Deepings squad after their final day of the season loss to Midlands Four East (South) champions Sileby Town at Linchfield Road.  Photo by Gillian McCutcheon.

Deepings’ unbeaten home record falls to champions Sileby Town

It took the might of Sileby Town to end Deepings’ hopes to going through the Midlands Four East (South) with a 100 per cent home record.

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Court news

Owner spared prison after dogs launch vicious attack against another

The owner of two Staffordshire bull terriers which attacked another dog and its owner on a footpath was today (Friday) given a suspended jail sentence at Lincoln Crown Court.

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This raccoon dog (tanuki) was found in Kirton Holme.

Raccoon dog found cowering under water tank

This exotic raccoon dog was found cowering under a water tank in someone’s garden.

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UNFORGETTABLE MOVIE

‘Unforgettable’ doesn’t live up to title

FILM REVIEW: UNFORGETTABLE (15)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: ROSARIO DAWSON, KATHERINE HEIGL, GEOFF STULTS, CHERYL LADD, SIMON KASSIANIDES, MARISSA MORGAN, ISABELLA KAI RICE & ROBERT WISDOM

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 40 MINS

DIRECTOR: DENISE DI NOVI

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THEIR FINEST

Nighy steals show in wartime dramedy

FILM REVIEW: THEIR FINEST (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: GEMMA ARTERTON, SAM CLAFLIN, BILL NIGHY, JACK HUSTON, RACHAEL STIRLING, JEREMY IRONS, EDDIE MARSAN, HELEN McCRORY & RICHARD E GRANT

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 57 MINS

DIRECTOR: LONE SCHERFIG

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John Ward

Can we bank on it?

WARD’S WORLD: By John Ward

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