Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian under new ownership

The Lincolnshire Free Press and its sister paper the Spalding Guardian is now under the new ownership of Iliffe Media.

NEW BEGINNINGS: Karl Sergison, along with wife Debbie, are  planning to reopen their Sergi's Good Food Store as a Spanish-style tapas bar.  Photo: SG281112-115NG.

Double blow dealt to much-loved Spalding deli

The couple behind Sergi’s Good Food Store in Spalding have suffered a double blow after a break-in and the collapse of plans to sell the business.

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Jan Von Draczek of Korvin Developments outside The Bull Hotel, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG281014-303TW. ANL-141028-115745001

Derelict Long Sutton hotel could pass into new hands as talks start

A new owner could be on the cards for a derelict hotel in Long Sutton where a fire was started deliberately just a week ago.

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Dennis Bell, trustee of Transported Art, is the guest speaker at Spalding Business Club's next meeting at Bookmark Spalding on Thursday, February 2, at 7am.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Arts project trustee at Spalding Business Club

A project encouraging more people into artistic and creative activities across South Holland is on the agenda at Spalding Business Club next month.

Sales rose over Christmas at the Central England Co-operative stores.

Central England Co-operative saw its sales soar over Christmas

A retailer with hundreds of stores across the east of England is celebrating a successful Christmas.


Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).

An artist's impression of the new-look Co-op in Holbeach ANL-161208-160638001

Post office to join pharmacy and library in Holbeach Co-op

Holbeach Post Office is moving from High Street into the Lincolnshire Co-op store in Fleet Street next month as part of a major community project.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Save Our Phone Box in Crowland campaigners (from left) Sue Keeney, Hazel Tack, Dave Grundy, Daniel Abbott, Coun Nigel Pepper, Simon Harris, Coun Jim Astill and David Searle.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG070117-219TW.   ANL-170701-194049001.

Answer the call and save jubilee red phone box in Crowland

A campaign has started to save a piece of Crowland history and keep it for future generations.

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Campaigners against plans for an anaerobic digester plant on land south of Counter Drain Drove, Tongue End, which were passed by South Holland District Council's planning committee.  Photo supplied.

Tongue End digestion plant scheme clears first hurdle at council

Campaigners against plans for a renewable energy complex near Spalding have lost the first round in their fight to stop it going ahead.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

Spalding's Munro Medical Centre which opened its new Saturday surgery at the weekend.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG040117-108TW.

Saturdays at the doctor’s in Spalding to relieve demand on NHS

Nurses and GPs in Spalding are one step ahead of the Government after introducing evening and Saturday appointments for its patients.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Photo: Simon Rummery

Votes come flocking in as Frampton Marsh tops poll

A popular nature reserve near Boston could be set to see even more birdwatchers come flocking to it after winning a prestigious award.

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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The former Goodfellows School in Spalding Common is to be demolished and replaced with a new 60-bedroom care home.

Former Spalding school to become care home

A Spalding school which closed in 2004 is to have a new life as a 60-bedroom care home after planning permission was granted on Wednesday.

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South Holland District Council news.

Decision on new homes in Donington delayed over parking concerns

A decision on plans to build nine two and three-bed homes in Donington has been put on hold over concerns about parking arrangements.

Plans for a Timpson's pod in Spalding, for shoe and watch repairs, key cutting, engraving and dry cleaning, have been unanimously turned down by South Holland District Council.  Photo by Jonathan Smith.  MSMP200812-021JS.

Shoe repair pod plan for Spalding is turned down by council

Plans for a kiosk in Spalding for shoe repairs, key cutting and engraving have been branded a “carbuncle” and “unattractive”.

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