YOUR VIEWS: Disgusted by comments over Spalding Christmas Market

I was disgusted at the negative and unnecessary comment tweeted by Councillor Gambba-Jones about the Christmas market.

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The Sutton Bridge company behind your chips and crisps

Ever wondered where your crisps and chips come from? Ever wondered how it is that potatoes are grown and processed into becoming the goods we all know and love? Well, an event held last Thursday helped answer those questions.

Rail transport news.

East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Moore Thompsons partner Mark Hildred and Andrew Heskin celebrate the firms annual tax conference with special speaker Giles Mooney (centre). ANL-160112-152133001

Region’s business benefit from Moore Thompson Spalding tax conference

More than 100 of the East of England’s leading business owners and professionals have taken part in the Moore Thompson annual tax conference.

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South Holland District Council proud of Business Awards success

South Holland District Council says it is proud to have once again played an active role in this year’s South Holland Business Awards.

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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Spalding Town Retailers Association chairman Darren Sutton.

Traders should agree way forward before Spalding tries to establish a Business Improvement District

Money could be wasted unless all town traders agree a way forward before any fresh move is made to establish a Business Improvement District (BID) in Spalding.

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Fresh vision for derelict Donington eyesore

The transformation of what was once a landmark building in Donington could move a step closer after a meeting on Wednesday.

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Library picture: steam makes a return visit to Spalding.

LMS Duchess class steam trains to pass through Spalding – and there will be an Orient Express coach

Spalding train enthusiast David Mead says steam trains will pass through Spalding on Thursday and Saturday – and there’s an Orient Express Pullman coach to watch out for on Thursday too.

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Doubleday is counting down to its Christmas open day. Pictured is George Skipworth, son of a customer. EMN-161011-121010001

Festive fun at tractor dealership

Tractor dealership Doubleday is holding a Christmas fun day at its Swineshead shop this Saturday.

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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VIDEO: Education secretary Justine Greening looks at apprenticeships and grammar schools during visit to Sleaford today

Education Secretary Justine Greening paid a visit to a local business and a school in Sleaford today (Monday) to see shining examples of apprenticeships and grammar schools at the heart her strategy for education.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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Staff at fresh food manufacturer Bakkavor, which is recruiting for hundreds of extra workers.

Hundreds of jobs to be created by leading food manufacturer in Lincolnshire

A leading food manufacturer in Lincolnshire is creating hundreds of jobs as it seeks to cope with a growing workload.

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Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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VIP INVITE: John Ward with his invitation for BT Chief Executive Gavin Patterson to visit Moulton Seas End.  Photo supplied.

Invitation for BT boss from Spalding Today writer John

Inventor and Spalding Guardian writer John Ward has invited the head of BT to Moulton Seas End for talks about his broadband.

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The Lloyd Loom of Spalding Ltd factory in Pinchbeck which closed for good in December 2015.

THE BIG READ: Tales of luxury and acrimony Looming

The name Lloyd Loom is known throughout the circles of high society, from the Royal Box at Wimbledon to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire’s home at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire.

The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Paula Leverton with young riders at Fourwinds Equestrian Centre, West Pinchbeck.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG110415-105TW.

West Pinchbeck riding school joins campaign for fairer business rates

Horse riders in South Holland are to lobby their MP over fears that their business rates could jump by more than 80 per cent.

Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid.  Photo by Sajid Javid.

Government Minister switches off solar park plans for Sutton St James

People in Sutton St James can celebrate after confirmation that a last-ditch bid to build a renewable energy plant in the village has been rejected.

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