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Councillor calls time on 31-year parish position in Weston

A Weston parish councillor who has stood down after 31 years has moved to reassure villagers about his continual involvement in the community.

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Sutton Bridge pervert who asked teens to send him naked photos is jailed

A south Lincolnshire man who encouraged a string of under-age girls from across the UK to send him naked photographs online was today (Fri) jailed for five-and-a-half years.

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Jerry Green Dog Rescue, Marsh Ln, Boston 
Tiaq in small kennel

DO IT FOR THE DOGS! How to donate to our Jerry Green Dog Rescue appeal

Jerry Green Dog Rescue doesn’t receive any official funding or lottery money and relies on its supporters and public generosity.

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Having a field day in Cowbit

Have-a-go circus tricks, sports competitions and fairground rides were all part of this year’s Fun on the Field at Cowbit.

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Crowland

‘Best Kept’ awards for Crowland, Fleet Hargate and Holbeach

Crowland, Fleet Hargate and Holbeach have all scooped awards in the Lincolnshire’s Best Kept Villages and Small Towns competition.

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Sexual consent awareness to be highlighted

Sexual consent awareness to be highlighted

Sexual assault support workers in Lincolnshire are warning that knowledge of consent issues is worryingly low.

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Danny Pedler and Dave Gray entertain people outside the mobile library as part of Transported's Field and Dyke Project.

Writing a new chapter in Fenland history

Historian and musician Danny Pedler is currently touring villages and towns in South Holland collecting your stories, tales, legends and memories.

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The Manor House, Crowland

Little luxuries at artist’s new Manor shop

A new artisan shop opened in Crowland at the weekend.

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Locks smashed in Folkingham pub break-in

Locks smashed in Folkingham pub break-in

An outbuilding at a Folkingham pub was broken into on Tuesday night (September 19).

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Inspector Reid Martin, new community policing inspector for the Deepings, Bourne and Stamford.  Photo by Lee Hellwing.

Deepings community safety panel delivers ‘no confidence’ vote in policing

Police face a battle to regain the trust of Deepings’ residents after its community safety group cast a “no confidence” vote against them.

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Roald Dahl Day

Day was absolutely Whoopsy-splunkers

Staff and pupils at Weston Hills Primary School had a truly splendiferous day dressing up to support Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.

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Andy Smith with his award

Andy’s ‘Pride’ in the job

Andy Smith of Kier Living Eastern has been honoured for his dedication to building homes of exceptional quality in the second round of the annual NHBC Pride in the Job Awards for his site in Spalding.

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‘I Got You Babe’

‘I Got You Babe’

Pictured above and below are winners of our competition to see legendary British reggae band UB40 perform at Holkham Hall in Norfolk.

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Young golfers from Tydd St Mary Primary School

Science and golf at Tydd St Mary

It’s been a busy first couple of weeks back at Tydd St Mary Church of England Primary School with an enrichment day and a science visit.

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Spalding ‘victim’ who made up assault is fined

Spalding ‘victim’ who made up assault is fined

A 64-year-old Spalding man has been issued with a fixed penalty notice of £90 for wasting police time after making a false report of attempted robbery.

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Tribute to former first lady of South Holland and Sutton Bridge

A former first lady of South Holland and a tireless worker for her community in Sutton Bridge has died aged 87.

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Spalding Hockey Club, Glen Park, Surfleet - men's first team v Norwich City

Surfleet householders asked to pay an extra £12 a year to save Glen Park

Surfleet residents will tonight (Thursday) be asked to pay an extra £12 a year in council tax to keep Glen Park open.

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Delphi McWilliam with her pet labradoodle, Penny, who died of blood cancer in April.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG140217-108TW.

Whaplode St Catherine artist eyes Pennies for Penny

An artist from Whaplode St Catherine has set her sights on fundraising for an animal charity in memory of “her best friend”.

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Comic Relief news.

Comic Relief money for communities in south-east Lincolnshire

Community groups in South Holland can apply for a slice of a new £2 million investment into making neighbourhoods across the area better.

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South Lincolnshire Coroner's Court

Gosberton driver was crushed by out-of-control tanker

A driver who died when his tanker overturned in Gosberton Risegate last week has been named.

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