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Balloon modelling fun at Lions dinner

Spalding Lions celebrated their 46th Charter Dinner at the South Holland Centre.

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Zoe Myall and Holly Barrett have a go at sailing with help Tom Bell (SG140517-157TW).

Learning the ropes at yacht club

There can’t be much better ways to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon than messing about on the river.

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New guardian for Spalding in 1917

NOSTALGIA: A new Spalding Guardian in 1917

Mr A G Berrill, a leading Spalding tradesman, and a well-known Free Churchman, was elected a member of the Spalding Board of Guardians.

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NOSTALGIA: Pedal power at Kirton in 1998

Governors at Kirton County Primary School have been helping pupils with a cycle initiative aimed at impressing the importance of road safety.

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NOSTALGIA: Sutton Bridge sang and danced in 1998

Starstruck youngsters have been showing off their singing and dancing skills at Westmere Primary School.

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BACK IN 1917: Dozens of tributes paid to late Captain

The large number of floral tributes placed on the grave of the late Captain Charles Lewis Harvey in Spalding Cemetery testified to the popularity of the deceased officer, whose death we reported last week.

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LOOKING BACK: Mum-of-two June astounds doctors in ’98

Delighted parents Graham and June Congreve were celebrating the arrival of their second ‘little miracle’ - baby Ben.

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LOOKING BACK: Everyone’s having a ball in 1998

Staff and pupils past and present of two Spalding schools enjoyed their annual ball.

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Do you know when this picture was taken?

Which Tulips squad is this?

Officials at Spalding United Football Club are woneering in what year this team group was taken and who the players are.

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Captain Charles L Harvey

BACK IN 1917: Death of a Spalding captain

The news of Captain Charles L Harvey’s death in a London hospital was received with profound regret at Spalding and throughout the district.

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Private Alfred Buffham.

BACK IN 1917: Soldier’s view from the Front

Private Alfred Buffham, of the Army Service Corps (ASC) serving in France, a native of Spalding, son of the late Mr Charles Buffham, former owner of the Spalding Guardian and grandson of the late Mr C Buffham, county court baliff wrote with some observations from the Front.

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Pinchbeck ladies show off their handiwork.

LOOKING BACK: Pinchbeck crafts fair raises cash for hall in ’98

The crafty ladies of Pinchbeck put their skills on show at West Pinchbeck Village Hall.

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Abbey Primary School boys catching bugs.

LOOKING BACK: Bourne pupils get back to nature in 1998 Ground Day

Youngsters at Bourne Abbey Primary School have been learning about everything from bunny helicopters to aromatic herbs.

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William Coaton

William enjoys Spalding town trail

Seven year-old William Coaton and dad Ben had a fun day on Saturday finding all 14 sculptures in the “Portrait Of A Town” trail around Spalding town centre.

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LOOKING BACK: Free Press readers off to Egypt in 1917

LOOKING BACK: Free Press readers off to Egypt in 1917

Private H W Roberts, of London Road, Long Sutton, sent the above picture home before the party proceded to Egypt.

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LOOKING BACK: Spalding Youth Club closes for repairs

A disco marked the temporary closure of Spalding’s youth club in Westlode Street, which was being refurbished to improve disabled access and facilities.

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LOOKING BACK: Moulton Ladies sashay for charity

Moulton Ladies and Mackays in Spalding teamed up to produce a charity show.

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Pat Draper with her colleagues.

LOOKING BACK: Popular Spalding care worker Pat retires

Pat Draper retired after 32 years working with social services in Spalding.

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Holbeach parish church flower festival

Final flower festivals – but they’ll be back in the summer

The last of the area’s church flower festivals come to a close today – but the good news is there’s more on the way throughout the summer.

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Rotary Club of the Deepings members by the art display.

Young art blossoms in Deepings

Young artists at schools in the Deepings area have been rising to the challenge of this year’s Rotary Schools Art Competition.

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