Spalding residents: please stop our flash floods hell

Firefighters spent four hours pumping away flash floodwater that threatened to surge into at least two homes in Chaucer’s Way, Spalding.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

Bank holiday bin collection changes

Households in Bourne and the Deepings are reminded that rubbish collections will be one day later than normal next week.

Farmers and landowners are being warned about a scam involving the storage of illegal waste on their land.  Photo supplied.

Warning over illegal transfer of waste scam

Lincolnshire Police is warning farmers and landowners about requests to store rubber, bales and wood chippings on their land.

Simon Day

WORD ON THE GROUND: Spring work nearing completion

We are nearing the completion of another spring planting campaign, with the first planted potatoes now emerging and will be due their first blight spray this week, to try and keep the crop disease free.


RURAL MATTERS: Regeneration, not devastation

The announcement of the snap election on June 8 caught everyone on the hop and campaigning groups quickly set about dusting off their manifestos to try to influence party policies.

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Richard Barlow of Drings, Moulton.

WORD ON THE GROUND: New spray rules are impractical

As farmers and growers, we apply the minimum amount of pesticides that will produce a crop that is of the quality the customer wants and at an affordable price.

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Reader's letter

YOUR VIEW: No wonder some resort to fly tipping

On Sunday afternoon, I travelled from Holbeach to take my garden rubbish to the tip in West Marsh Road, Spalding.

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Environment Agency

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.

Deeping St Nicholas Parish Council news.

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.

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