Learning about food has a lot of ‘a-peel’

Children at Spalding’s St John the Baptist C of E Primary School have been busy learning about where their food comes from thanks to a visit from Billy Branston’s Amazing Potato Factory bus.

A Cobra CB Radio has been stolen from a garage in Deeping St James.  Photo supplied.

CB radio stolen in Deepings garage burglary

Police are looking for a Cobra CB Radio that was stolen from a garage in Deeping St James.

TRAFFIC PROBLEMS: The South Holland Post 16 Centre car park in Matmore Gate, Spalding.  Photo supplied.

‘Common sense’ plea to solve parking chaos in Spalding street

Senior staff at two Spalding schools have been told to use “common sense” to ease traffic “chaos” in a town street.

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Music men 
Frank Thompson, Jordan Broder, Matthew Walters, Corey Genovese and  (front) Harry Parnell.

Students from all years perform at Grammar concert

Spalding Grammar School held their second concert of the academic year to a packed audience.


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Pupils enthralled by the Professor Nitrate Show. SG130317-102TW

Silly science with serious lessons at Holbeach Primary Academy

A nutty professor guided Holbeach Primary Academy pupils through a series of mad experiments but the fun style of teaching had a serious side.

Executive head teacher Darren Bland receives a special key from Chairman of Lincolnshire Lady Taverners Yvonne Wood. Staff and pupils from Priory and Garth look on.

Excitement over Spalding schools’ new minibus

Students at two special schools in Spalding are looking forward to getting out and about much more thanks to a brand new minibus.

Weston Hills primary pupils flying a flare kite. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG130317-121TW

Let’s go fly a kite – it’s part of Weston Hills Primary School’s Science Week

Children from Weston Hills Primary School have been taking a scientific approach to flying kites.

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Holbeach Bank Primary pupils host mobile planetarium visit

Children at Holbeach Bank Primary School had an amazing curtain raiser to their science week with a visit from Starlincs Mobile Planetarium.

The disabled platform under construction.

Nature area revamp for Priory School

The Priory School in Spalding is celebrating after being awarded a £10,000 grant for upgrading works on its woodland area.

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Tributes paid to long-serving Bourne Academy teacher who died while riding his bike

Tributes have been paid to an ‘extremely popular’ secondary school teacher who tragically died while out cycling this week.

LOTTERY FUNDING: Pupils at Long Sutton Primary School, which has won nearly �10,000 of Big Lottery Fund cash, with multiple marathon runner Ben Smith.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG211116-118TW.

Lottery cash gives Long Sutton school a hand

Summer play times will be more exciting at Long Sutton Primary School thanks to nearly £10,000 of lottery cash.

Youth worker Cameron Hare, youth centre manager Kate Jacobs,  Welland College captains Phoebe Redman and Stephanie Macauley and head Richard Lord.

School’s boost for youth club

Students from the Deepings School have presented a cheque for £387 to Deeping Youth Group.

World Book Day at Pinchbeck Penguins playgroup

Dressing up for Book Day

Schools and playgroups across south Lincolnshire celebrated World Book Day on Friday.

Holbeach Primary School pupils in front of Doubleday's tractor

Holbeach Primary Academy pupils get on board

Early years pupils at Holbeach Primary Academy have been studying transport this term and so were delighted to welcome a tractor to their school.

Ready to tour the world.

St John’s pupils travelled the world without even leaving the classroom

The Google Expedition Team visited St John the Baptist School in Spalding on Thursday.

Spalding Academy students and teachers 'Sock it to Eating Disorders'

Spalding Academy students sock to ’em

Spalding Academy students took part in the nationwide campaign ‘Sock it to Eating Disorders’ on Friday.

Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. EMN-150909-170439001

Majority of Lincolnshire children to start at first choice secondary school – although number is lowest in five years

Fewer children will be going to their first choice secondary school this year, figures released today (Wednesday) by Lincolnshire County Council show.

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Pupils celebrate their latest success with headteacher Joe Burns. SG210217-170TW

St Norbert’s primary school in Spalding is one of England’s best

St Norbert’s Catholic Primary School is in the top three per cent of primary schools in England for pupil progress in the three Rs.

TAKING P-ART: Artist Phiona Richards (front) at Spalding Library in November 2015 with Transported's arts and marketing coordinator Grace Osborne, Carole Mills, Frances Sabey and Joan Rushton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG181115-112TW.

Spalding art project pays big dividends for health

An arts and mental health project for people in South Holland with depression and anxiety has achieved a threefold increase on its investment, according to a report.

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