Road repairs planned for B1166 in Deeping St James

Patching works will be taking place on the Station Road and Crowland Road sections of the B1166 in Deeping St James from Thursday, June 1 to Monday, June 5.

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Spalding Guardian mascot Spike with staff at Andrews Sawmills which marked its 70th anniversary by holding a family fun day.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG210517-109TW.

Family fun at Spalding firm celebrating 70th anniversary

Long standing Spalding business Andrew’s Sawmills held a family fun day for their 70th anniversary on Sunday.

An artist's impression of plans to build 100 one to four-bedroom homes on land off Wignals Gate, Holbeach.  Photo supplied by D. Brown Building Contractors Ltd.

Builder defends new homes plan in Holbeach

The developer behind plans to build 100 homes in Holbeach has defended the scheme as vital to the town’s growth.

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Energy news

Reminder to sign up for lower energy bills

Families in the Deepings and Bourne have another change to make savings on their gas and electricity bills through the Lincolnshire Energy Switch Scheme.

A plan to build 100 homes on land off Wignals Gate in Holbeach is opposed by Holbeach Parish Council.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG250417-402TW.

HOLBEACH PARISH COUNCIL: More opposition to plans for new homes on fields in Holbeach

Objections against a scheme to build 100 homes in Holbeach is building after parish councillors joined residents in opposing it.

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STEP TOO FAR?: Land off Littleworth Drove and Campains Lane, Deeping St Nicholas, where plans to build 110 homes in the shadow of St Nicholas Parish Church have been questioned by parish councillors.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG160517-122TW.

DEEPING ST NICHOLAS PARISH COUNCIL: Fears that homes plan is ‘a step too far’

Plans to build 110 new homes in Deeping St Nicholas have been branded as “a step too far” at a meeting on Monday.

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BOX OF SURPRISES: Long Sutton Antique Centre where outside are owner David Whitwell and trader Michelle Manley.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG130517-317TW.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Long Sutton Antique Centre - a store full of the unexpected

For more than 40 years the name Whitwell has meant all things antique and collectable in Long Sutton.

Butters staff are preparing for the Chelsea Flower Show.

These aren’t just flowers, they’re M&S flowers . . .

Butters Group, a Spalding-based grower of indoor and outdoor plants, has been busy getting ready for this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.

Tracy Taylor,  Andrew Dawson, Kate Twigg, Iveta Bernance and Emily Baker-Gaunt of Chattertons Solicitors in Spalding mark Dementia Awareness Week.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG160517-103TW.

Mind matters for Spalding law firm aware of dementia

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Norwich and Peterborough Building Society branch in Sheep Market, Spalding.

Spalding branch of building society to close in October

The dates for the closure of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society branches in south Lincolnshire have been confirmed.

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Krautuvele Food Shop in Pinchbeck Road, Spalding, has had its premises licence revoked by South Holland District Council.
Photo by Mike Davison.  SG230212-71MD.

Spalding food shop stripped of alcohol licence after cannabis find

A food shop in Spalding has lost its right to sell alcohol today after drugs were found to have been growing on site.

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NEW HOMES: Land near Crowland Cranes, off Crease Drove,  where two different developers want to build a total of 150 homes.  Photo:  SG060115-115TW.

CROWLAND PARISH COUNCIL ANNUAL MEETING: Planning committee members objection to new homes plans

Two separate schemes to build a total of 150 new homes near a major Crowland business have been opposed by parish councillors.

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David Carter of Funked Up Furniture and Vintage Wares, Baytree Garden Centre, Weston.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG300417-183TW.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Couple make a living by keeping history alive

Do you fancy a “trip down memory lane” while giving your children a “history lesson” at the same time?

Part of the Crowland Cranes site at Crease Drove. Photo supplied.

Crowland Cranes in bid to expand and create jobs

Crowland Cranes plans to extend its Crease Drove site with a new storage and demonstration area.

Roadworks at Sutterton roundabout, junction of A17 and A16

Sutterton roundabout roadworks finished... but more planned elsewhere

Roadworks at Sutterton roundabout have been completed today (Friday) – and other works are now planned in south Lincolnshire.

The A16 shortly after it opened

Share your views on the Spalding to Eye road improvement scheme

An official ‘five years after’ consultation has started, asking residents and road users their opinions on safety, journey times and traffic levels when travelling on the new Spalding to Eye stretch of the A16.

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Peppermint plans

Work begins on Peppermint Junction improvement scheme

Work has begun to improve the current A17/A151 junction by installing a new, three-arm roundabout, as well as a new four-arm roundabout on the A151.

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TREASURE ISLAND: Iain Anderson of 3 Pieces of Eight Antiques at Baytree Garden Centre, Weston.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG300417-182TW.

All about the ‘hunt’ at antiques centre

Iain Anderson’s destiny to set up 3 Pieces of Eight Antiques in Weston can be traced back to his youth when he and his grandmother visited car boot sales.

BULL FUND: A �5,000 fundraising effort to clean up an area around The Bull Hotel in Long Sutton has been started by South Holland District Council member Laura Eldridge.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG261215-100TW.

Fundraising effort to clean up Bull Hotel site

A £5,000 fundraising effort has started in Long Sutton to tidy up The Bull Hotel site.

Not Just Travel franchisee Joe Boot with Daley Thompson.

Olympian Daley joins Whaplode travel firm

A Whaplode travel franchisee is delighted that an double Olympic gold medallist is the company’s new ambassador.

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