Police in warning over call conmen

Police fear farmers in South Holland could be targeted in a scam involving the illegal storage of waste bales on their land for cash.

Holbeach Cemetery and Chapel in Park Road, Holbeach.
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Damaged cemetery tree in Holbeach to have urgent attention

A landmark tree inside Holbeach Cemetery is to be cut back because of safety fears.

Ashley King, of Ashwood Homes Ltd, is seeking consent for reserved matters on a huge housing development site in Holbeach.

New school and 900 homes plan for Holbeach comes a step closer

A bid to build up to 900 homes and a primary school on a site in Holbeach has come a step closer with detailed plans being submitted to South Holland District Council.

Holbeach news.

Noise scuppers Holbeach homes plan

A bid to build homes on a lane running parallel to the A17 at Holbeach was thrown out on grounds including traffic noise.

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Drivers in the Deepings and Bourne are being encourgaed to turn off their engines in stationary traffic and help improve air quality in South Kesteven.  Photo by David Lowndes.

Take air quality serious by switching off vehicle engines in the Deepings

Drivers in the Deepings and Bourne are being ask to turn off their engines while in traffic queues and help improve air quality.

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The entrance to the site in Clay Lake, Spalding. SG300317-100TW

Flood protection condition will turn Spalding site in a “flying caravan park”

Flood protection conditions will turn a site at Clay Lake, Spalding, into “flying caravan park” with homes mounted on 1.8 metre high concrete plinths.

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A village store and community cafe could be built on the site of the former New Bridge Inn. SG280317-151TW

Store and cafe for West Pinchbeck?

Exciting new plans could see a village store and community cafe become “the beating heart” of West Pinchbeck.

Pinchbeck news.

Controversial homes plan at Pinchbeck gets consent

Opposition from MP John Hayes, the parish council and 49 villagers failed to derail an outline planning application for 38 homes to be built on Milestone Lane, Pinchbeck.

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Long Sutton news.

District councillors reject bid to build on Long Sutton play area

A plan to build homes on a Long Sutton play area was thrown out by South Holland District Council’s planning committee.

Library picture: Donington news.

Hay storage building at Donington gets go ahead

A district councillor was given consent to put a storage building on farmland at Bicker Road, Donington.

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Go ahead for Deeping St Nicholas house extension

Planning consent has been given for a house extension to meet the needs of a disabled occupier in Coronation Avenue, Deeping St Nicholas.

A joint effort to tackle low-level crime in Crowland is to continue after an encouraging response from residents and parish councillors.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG300117-239TW.

Unauthorised garden fence in Crowland is branded ‘hideous’

Councillors refused consent for the re-siting of a two metre high fence that was put up outside a Crowland house without planning consent.

Long Sutton news.

Long Sutton to have a Busy Bean Play Cafe in former bank?

The former NatWest Bank in Long Sutton Market Place could get a new lease of life as a cafe with children’s play areas.

South Holland District Council will decide if a dance group can be based at a showroom in Pode Hole.

Spalding dance group in move to showroom?

Spalding based dance group Diamondz DG hopes to change the use of a showroom at Pode Hole to a dance studio.

South Holland District Council will decide if homes can be built.

Twenty-two new homes plan for Law’s Yard in Spalding

Some 22 new homes could be built on Law’s Yard, in Spalding, if South Holland District Council gives the go-ahead.

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Dr David Bellamy leads the judging panel for this year's Lincolnshire Environmental Awards 2017.  Photo by Paul Marsh.

Deadline nears to find Lincolnshire’s green heroes

There are less than two weeks left to nominate the most environmentally friendly communities, schools and businesses for an annual, countywide award.

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Roads are being widened at Sutterton roundabout, where the A16 meets the A17. SG100317-110TW

Holbeach is our big winner as multi-millions pour in

Holbeach gets a share of £6.5million as Government cash pours into three emerging Food Enterprise Zones.

A roundabout will replace Peppermint Junction and serve as a gateway to a new Food Enterprize Zone. SG250712-130NG

Contractor appointed for £5.4million Peppermint Junction works

Eurovia UK has been selected as the preferred contractor 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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Crowland news.

Crowland Parish Council works to tidy up land on housing estate

Crowland Parish Council has responded to public interest by tidying up an area of land near housing built in the 1970s.

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