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Growing times at hair salon in Spalding

A Spalding hair salon will be 40 per cent greater in terms of staff numbers over the next two months.

Business
Hare coursing news.

Gang of four caught hare coursing in Holbeach St Marks

A group of four men face having their vehicles seized after they were caught hare coursing in Holbeach St Marks on Sunday.

Crime
Laura Simpson outside her houseware and gifts shop, Laura Loves, in Market Place, Donington.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG150217-111TW.

Laura follows in parents’ shoes and opens shop in Donington

A corner of Donington is becoming a shopper’s paradise with the opening of new home furnishings and gift shop.

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Peppermint Junction will be replaced by a roundabout. SG250712-130NG

£5.4million for roundabouts and gateway to prosperity

Work is expected to start in May on a £5.4million project around the A17/A151 Peppermint Junction at Holbeach.

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Hare coursing news.

YOUR LETTERS: Hare coursing has gone up 100 per cent

The farming community read with disbelief the police figures saying that hare coursing incidents are down by 20 per cent.

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Repairing potholes

April date for tackling potholes in Holbeach

Roads in Holbeach will be the first to be repaired as Lincolnshire County Council gears up for the latest round in its battle against potholes.

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Alastair Cunningham, East Midlands Agent for the Bank of England, will be the guest of Spalding Business Club on Thursday, March 23.  Photo supplied.

Brexit talk from top area banker at Spalding Business Club

Spalding Business Club is hosting a talk on Lincolnshire’s economy after Brexit by a top East Midlands banker next month.

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Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police, Bill Skelly, NFU Regional Director for East Midlands, Gordon Corner, Dr Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, Marc Jones, and Mark Leggott, NFU Lincolnshire county chairman.  Photo supplied.

New chief commits to action plan on rural crime

An action plan to tackle rural crime, including hare coursing, has been promised by the new Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police.

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Donington Church Hall.  Photo  by Tim Wilson.  SG220315-127TW.

Fashion show and clothing sale in Donington for Diabetes UK

A fashion show in aid of Diabetes UK is taking place in Donington next week.

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Scott Woods of Bingham-Woods Independent Financial Advisors of Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG090914-142TW.

MONEY MATTERS: Markets mix, cars’ focus and foodstuff

By Scott Woods of Bingham-Woods Independent Financial Advisors, Spalding.

Opinion
LOVE DISCO: Holbeach St Marks Village Hall hosts a family party for St Valentine's Day, supported by Bakkavor Pizza.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG100217-104TW.

Love in the air at Holbeach St Marks Valentine disco

Love was in the air at Holbeach St Marks Village Hall during a super fun Valentine’s Disco.

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CHANGING CHIMES: The new Chimes sculpture, designed by Essex-born artist Ben Coode Adams and on display at Springfields Festival Gardens.  Photo by Chris Vaughan Photography.

South Holland pride on the road in new arts project

Pioneers in arts, science and business from South Holland can now be seen on roads across the UK and Europe.

Transport
FAMILY FIRM: Directors Annica (left) and Cheryl Clark, with  optometrist Gary Pullan, of Clark Family Eyecare of Donington.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG150217-101TW.

Mum and daughter keep Donington optician in the family

Cheryl Clark has no fears about who will succeed her as managing director of Clark Family Eyecare in Donington.

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John Hayes MP (front second left) at the Anglia Motel Armed Forces charity evening in Holbeach with (back) Mary Cooper of Chosen Charity Shop, Holbeach, Betty Buffham, Carol Foster, Sheila Hodges, Harold Payne, Iris Bowland of Chosen, Wing Commander Stew Geary and Flight Lieutenant Gary Walker, both of RAF Marham, (front) Jack Hawkins, World War II veteran John Summerson, Paul Matson and Sgt Kev Retzback of RAF Coningsby.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG040217-202TW.

Remembering the fallen at charity party in Holbeach

It was a “beautiful evening” for veteran Harold Payne and his annual thanksgiving and cheque presentation party in Holbeach.

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Florist Pat Pitkin pictured last June with her son, Lloyd.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG040616-103TW.

Long Sutton loses much-loved legend in Pat Pitkin

Tributes have been paid to one of Long Sutton’s much-loved legends, Pat Pitkin, who has died within a year of retiring from her Market Place shop.

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Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor in confrontation with a Dalek.

Spalding to host ‘GEEKS Comic-Con’ event

The weather may be chilly in Spalding but it won’t stop comic book and sci-fi geeks from turning up in the town next weekend.

Business
FARMERS' FORUM: Lincolnshire Police Chief Constable Bill Skelly.  Photo supplied.

New Lincolnshire chief and farmers to meet about hare coursing

Farmers from South Holland are meeting the new Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police today, with hare coursing top of the agenda.

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CRASH COURSE: This car left the road on Lutton Gowts, Long Sutton, and crashed into a fence outside Silverhill Caravan and Holiday Park, leaving the site without power for nearly three hours.  Photo supplied.

Car crash cuts power lines at Silverhill caravan park

A popular caravan park in Long Sutton was left without power for nearly three hours after a car “ploughed” into a fence and electricity cables.

Transport
Hare coursing news.

Busy weekend for hare coursing in South Holland and Bourne

Police have confirmed a total of 11 incidents of hare coursing dealt with across South Holland and Bourne at the weekend.

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Site manager Dave Holmes at the place where a collapsed sewer is being repaired in Winsover Road, Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG090217-114TW.

Spalding collapsed sewer work goes into third month

The closure of a busy Spalding road junction for repairs is better than having blocked drains and flooded homes, according to the town’s water supplier.

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