Roythornes continues to grow in size

Roythornes Solicitors in Spalding has made several senior internal promotions as part of plans to grow the company.

Steve Jackson of The Barber Shoppe, Holbeach.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG130717-108TW.

Time for action in Holbeach town centre

A group committed to reviving Holbeach as a town centre has started work to brighten up shops and empty buildings.

CallConnect have launched a new online booking service

Travel around Lincs for only a pound

A one-way ticket for your choice of destination in South Holland and Lincolnshire will cost just a pound for every Monday in August, Lincolnshire County Council has announced.

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HOMES PROTEST: Joy Albans outside her 19th-century Georgian farmhouse in Donington where plans have been submitted to build seven new homes nearby.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG180717-200TW.

New homes in Donington will bring ‘total chaos’, warns villager

The owner of a 200-year-old Georgian farmhouse in Donington is fighting developers’ plans to build up to seven new homes directly behind her listed property.

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MARKET MOVE: Holbeach's weekly market on Thursdays is set to stay at Boston Road South car park permanently after an    18-month trial by South Holland District Council.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG070116-120TW.

Holbeach markets set for long stay in car park

Holbeach’s Thursday and Saturday markets are set to stay at Boston Road South car park after an 18-month trial, it has been confirmed.

The number of afternoon services for bus number 49 from Spalding to Gedney Hill has been cut from two to one due to the addition of a new stop in Sutton St James.  Photo by Adam Fairbrother.  Photo: MFCP16AF03148.

Changes to Spalding to Gedney Hill 49 bus service

The number of afternoon services for bus number 49 from Spalding to Gedney Hill has been cut from two to one due to a changed route.

Nottingham Building Society to take over Norwich and Peterborough Spalding branch

Nottingham Building Society to take over Norwich and Peterborough Spalding branch

Nottingham Building Society will replace the Norwich and Peterborough building society (N&P) branch, currently in Spalding’s Sheep Market which is set to close in October.

Deeping St Nicholas Parish Council news.

DEEPING ST NICHOLAS PARISH COUNCIL: Campains Lane bus stop information request

A plan to knock down a bus stop in Deeping St Nicholas due to lack of use has been put on hold for six months.

Money matters

Building society takes on seven of its rival’s branches

A national building society is to take over seven branches in market towns which a rival lender is to leave.

Coun Peter Coupland, Lincolnshire County Council member for Holbeach Rural, is to lobby for a new slip road to be built for the A17 at Fleet Hargate, instead of an overtaking lane further up the road between Gedney and Lutton Garnsgate.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG150717-121TW.

A17 improvement plan ‘flawed’, says councillor

Plans for a £2.5million overtaking lane on the A17 between Gedney and Lutton Garnsgate are “flawed”, according to the area’s new county councillor.

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Villagers in Moulton Seas End campaigning for a new footpath.  Photo: SG110214-333NG.

Could way be paved for new footpath in Moulton Seas End?

Plans to build five new homes in Moulton Seas End could mean the arrival of a long-awaited footpath in the village.

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Peppermint Junction roadworks.

A151 to be closed for six weeks for Peppermint Junction work

The A151 is to be closed for six weeks and part of the A17 shut at night for ten days as part of Peppermint Junction improvement works in Holbeach.

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Could you be in the running?

Local businesses can now start looking forward to one of the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce’s biggest events of the year.

CARE LIKE CLOCKWORK: Director Catherine Duce and manager Sally Buckley outside Penman Watch and Jewellery, Pied Calf Yard, Sheep Market, Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Taking the time to give top customer care

About 70,000 watch battery changes, 8,000 strap and 5,000 clock repairs, have taken place at Penman Watch and Jewellery, Spalding, since it opened nearly 20 years ago.

TYDD TRIUMPH: The official opening of the new Glebe Community Pavilion in Tydd St Mary, with guests including (front) Steve Ogden, Mark Benton, Lisa Jarmany, Daniel Monaghan, Heather Parker, Steve Wright, Allen Smith and John Ley.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG260617-215TW.

New village pavilion for Tydd St Mary after 14-year project

A 14-year, £51,000 effort to give Tydd St Mary its own community building has come to a glorious end.

Tim Machine, chairman of Long Sutton and District Civic Society, with South Holland District Council members Laura Eldridge and Jack Tyrrell on the derelict site at the back of the Bull Hotel, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG150517-153TW.

Plan of action at derelict Long Sutton building

Measures to protect Long Sutton’s derelict Bull Hotel site from vandalism and trespassing have been backed by parish councillors.

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New advertising signs are up at the Lincs Gateway Business Park site in Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG280617-117TW.

Promising signs are up at new Lincs Gateway in Spalding

The first signs of what is to come at the 60-acre Lincs Gateway Business Park in Spalding are now visible to the public.

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Gedney Parish Council news.

Gedney Parish Council gets eye-opener on barn conversion plan

Gedney Parish Council has taken on board valuable advice on planning applications after an attempt to turn a barn into a home was turned down.

HOME FROM HOME: Marian Jenkins sets a table for tea at Mal's Vintage Tea Shop, Market Place, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG260617-208TW.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: French connection at vintage tea shop in Long Sutton

Marian “Mal” Jenkins is making sure that her tea shop occupies a place in Long Sutton and its people that has survived for more than 30 years.

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