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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.

Grower Sue Lamb

WEEKEND WEB: Migrants are actually keeping many locals in jobs

GROWERS: By Pinchbeck flower grower Sue Lamb

John Ward

Charity – or clarity – begins at home

WARD’S WORLD: By John Ward

You wouldnt see an advert like this in the Free Press now  but 100 years ago we were telling readers that an advert in our paper was the best way to secure a servant.

WEEKEND WEB: Death of gallant Holbeach soldier in 1917

MEMORIES OF THE GREAT WAR: How we reported events 100 years ago


WEEKEND WEB: Using council know-how to create funds

South Holland councillor Anthony Casson writes this week’s Cabinet Call...

Trish Burgess

WEEKEND WEB: Why did it take me so long to pick up this prophetic book?

TRISH TAKES FIVE: By Trish Burgess

MP John Hayes with then Prime Minister David Cameron in the garden at 10 Downing Street.

MP John Hayes talks about 20 years at Westminster and says Cameron could have stayed in office

There are times when a man born in a London council flat pinches himself and asks: “Is this really me?”

Delphi McWilliam pictured in February this year with her beloved friend, Penny. Photo: SG140217-108TW

Delphi to hold fun dog show at Whaplode Drove

A young woman who suffered two heartbreaking losses has organised a fun dog show to raise cash for canine cancer research in the hope it helps people too.

WEEKEND WEB: Gleed boys cook up a treat in 2001

WEEKEND WEB: Gleed boys cook up a treat in 2001

We look back at the Spalding Guardian this week in 2001.

'Puppy's first Autumn - Reader's Picture by Elaine Ground.

Guardian letters and comment

Your views on Remembrance plus Thought for the Week and Editor’s Comment

Scott Woods

WEEKEND WEB: November stars with a shares bang

SCOTT WOODS with our weekly global finance column, MONEY MATTERS

WEEKEND WEB: Take advice and look after you this wintertime

WEEKEND WEB: Take advice and look after you this wintertime

Dr Kevin Hill prescribes some wise advice for winter in DOCTOR CALLING...

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Steedmans Powder was given to calm teething babies

WEEKEND WEB: Mosquito bite reminded me of the days when opium was used regularly

LOOKING BACK: By Tim Machin of Long Sutton District Society

Apricot the Lurcher

WEEKEND WEB: Christmas fun planned at Jerry Green

Chance to see Santa Paws; looking for a home for sweet Apircot and Therena’s crating tips

WEEKEND WEB: Paddington 2 is a bear necessity

WEEKEND WEB: Paddington 2 is a bear necessity

Reviewer MIKEY CLARKE is charmed by a duffle coat-wearing bear from darkest Peru...

Alyson Commons and Rita Stacey. SG250517-199TW

Spalding to stage disability festival

Plans are underway for the first ever music festival for people with physical and learning disabilities in Spalding.

Boston Magistrates' Court

WEEKEND WEB: Who’s been before the bench?

The following decisions have been made by magistrates at court hearings. In all drink-drive cases, the legal limit is 35 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood or 107 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. Addresses of defendants published here are taken from the legal records held by the magistrates’ courts. V/S means victim surcharge.

ABC Day Nursery youngsters in 2011

WEEKEND WEB: Free Press nostalgia from 2011

Toddlers at the ABC Nursery in Pinchbeck enjoyed a big party to celebrate its 20th anniversary back in 2011.


WEEKEND WEB: My salute to all those who look after us


Reader's picture by Byron Hahn.

WEEKEND WEB: Free Press letters

Your views on Lorries through villages, Brexit and dog mess

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