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SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Togs ‘n’ Cloggs, South Street, Crowland

The number 37 Spalding to Peterborough bus may have lost a few regular passengers from Crowland since the opening of a fundraising “boutique” in town.

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Daffodil picker Evangelina

Grower’s 480,000 daffs for Mother’s Day

Holbeach Bank daffodil grower Martin and Son is providing Asda with more than 480,000 flowers for Mother’s Day on Sunday.

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Official opening of new-look Costcutter store in Kirton, Lincolnshire. Owned by Suni and Mandy Keshwara and opened by Mayor of Boston Councillor Stephen Woodliffe. L-R Mandy Keshwara, Cllr Stepen Woodliffe, Rupa Keshwara (Mandy's youngest daughter), Suni Keshwara.

New-look Costcutter store opens in Kirton

Shoppers in Kirton enjoyed a family fun day to mark the 
official opening of a new-look Costcutter store on Boston Road.

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Nikki Gallier

New team to prevent employee shortages

Spalding-based recruitment firm Encore Personnel has invested in a new team of specialists to ensure companies do not suffer from employee shortages during their peak trading times.

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CHARITY MOVE: St Barnabas Hospice has announced it is to open a new shop and cafe in Market Place, Spalding, after 30 years of history less than two miles away in New Road.  Photo by Cat Maddy.

Hospice shop moving to iconic Spalding hotel

Spalding’s historic White Hart Hotel is to be the new home of St Barnabas Hospice from this July.

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Shaun Dowdeswell at MRN Distributions new premises. SG040317-143TW

Spalding transport firm MRN in expansion drive

Spalding transport firm MRN Distribution is investing £150,000 in a move to a new site at Pinchbeck which will see it create more jobs and add new vehicles to its fleet.

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Pictured with a banner at Peppermint Junction are  growth project manager for Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership  (LEP) Helena Davies, contracts manager for Eurovia Bob Sutton, David Dexter of the LEP, deputy head of the national centre for food manufacturing Sharon Green, Coun Colin Davie, Coun William Webb, Coun Richard Davies, Coun Nick Worth, county council principal officer for regeneration Simon Wright, and council senior project leader Sam Edwards. SG150317-103TW

Peppermint Junction at Holbeach is the cornerstone of a £6million spend on roads

Some £6million will be spent on south-east Lincolnshire roads this year, including the flagship Peppermint Junction roundabout project.

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VILLAGE SALON: Suzanne Kinane-Waltham, owner of Killenaule Hair Studio, Knight Street, Pinchbeck, with apprentice 
Sophie Dobney and Merryn Andrew.  Photo by Tim Wilson: SG110317-151TW.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Look of the Irish in the form of her life

Killenaule Hair Salon, Knight Street, Pinchbeck

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 Fardous Ali with a tray of "cooked-to-order" fish and chips outside Westlode Fisheries, Westlode Street,  Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG100317-116TW.

From teacher to fryer for new owner of Spalding chippy

The customers are slowly but surely coming back to a Spalding fish and chip which has reopened after a nine-month interval.

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Lark Energy has strengthened its senior management team. Pictured left to right are Kryzsztof Marek, Chris Chadburn, Emma Rafaluk, Richard Jackson, Helen Hick, Neil Dallamore, Paul Adams and Karl Hick.

Lark Energy strengthens its senior management team

Bourne-based Lark Energy has revamped its senior management team as part of a long-term strategic plan for the further development of its business.

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Coun Andy Tennant, a South Holland District Council member for Long Sutton, has described the potential doubling of business rates for the town as a "crazy situation".  Photo by Mike Donovan.  Photo: SG070812-71MD.

Rate relief pleas by Suttons’ area gains pace after MP intervention

Pressure is growing from businesses and political leaders in Long Sutton and Sutton Bridge for help with “illogical” rate rises.

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George Scott, Chairman of Spalding and Peterborough Transport Forum.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG161015-115TW.

Appeal made for Spalding to speak out on future rail services

Campaigners for a more regular train service through Spalding have won support from the man in charge of transportation in Lincolnshire.

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SPANISH FEAST: Karl and Debbie Sergison unveil their new Sergi's Tapas Bar in Francis Street, Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG030317-106TW.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: A Spanish Armada of dishes at Sergi’s

Karl and Debbie Sergison have taken the saying “out with the old, in with the new” to heart at their own corner of Spalding.

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Winning team... from the left, James Jackson (North Shoes shows manager), Ryan Clements (Bourne manager), James North, Rosemary Gray (Peterborough manager), Paul Luesby (Cambridge manager) and Lee Marshall Rose (North Shoes operations manager).

Awards a shoe-in for family firm

A Bourne-based family shoe firm has walked off with its sixth national award in just six years.

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Alistair Main, associate director with Duncan and Toplis in Spalding.

Spalding chartered accountants welcome Budget “positives” on business rates

Spalding chartered accountants Duncan and Toplis say there were “a few positives” in the Budget on business rates but also disappointments for entrepreneurs and single-director businesses.

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An artist's impression of plans for 52 homes on land off James Road, Crowland, approved by South Holland District Council.  Photo by Studio 11 Architecture on behalf of Ashwood Homes.

More homes for Crowland fuels road safety fears

A development of 52 homes in Crowland is to go ahead despite concerns over safety at a dangerous road junction.

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Pauline Stebbings at Sutton St James Parish Church 
with fellow churchwarden Sally Clifton at the village's annual flower festival.
 Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG240513-130TW. www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/buyaphoto

Sutton St James campaign for bus service has MP on board

Sutton St James is uniting behind moves to bring back a bus service through the village.

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Peppermint Junction A17, Holbeach

Preparatory works under way ahead of Peppermint Junction improvement scheme

Workmen began preliminary works at Peppermint junction in Holbeach on Monday before contractors break ground in May.

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Repairing potholes

Fleet A17 potholes to be repaired next week

Potholes near the Superflora warehouse on the A17 Washway Road, Fleet, are to be permanently repaired, with works taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 14 and 15.

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Coun Roger Gambba-Jones, chairman of South Holland District Councils planning committee.  Photo: SG181013-555NG.

Spalding homes plan falls foul of new flood risk rule

A scheme to build two three-bedroom homes in Spalding has been rejected over its planned height due to flood risk.

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