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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.

Adam Beeson wants to get back on his feet and will work with Addaction to quit drugs. SG071016-119TW

Kindness and cruelty dealt out to homeless Adam

A homeless and penniless man has inspired acts of kindness and cruelty since his story appeared nine days ago in our sister paper, the Lincolnshire Free Press.

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Deeping St Nicholas farm is doing its bit to save these cuties

These heartwarming images show owlets patiently waiting in a basket ahead of being ringed as part of conservation work.

Britons spend eight years of their lives on housework

Britons spend eight years of their lives on housework

Brits will spend nearly eight years of their lives doing household chores, a study has found.

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Over 65? Time to get your free flu jab – now

DOCTOR CALLING: By Doctor Kevin Hill

Coun Terry Harrington has rejoined Holbeach Parish Council for a second spell.

Return to Holbeach parish duties for past chairman Harrington

An ex-Holbeach parish councillor is returning to the role after a 17-month break.

Crime news.

Warning over trailer thefts in Long Sutton area

Owners of trailers are being asked to review their security arrangements following a spate of thefts in south Lincolnshire.

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Shed fire in Deeping St James

Firefighters attended a shed fire in Deeping St James yesterday afternoon.

Beautician Fernanda Lemos with hairdressers Sarah Grogan and Maiza Hattrell outside Dad'll Have a Grumble in Victoria Street, Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

No complaints as new owner takes over Spalding hair salon

The promise of “something old, something new” is very much the case at a Spalding hair salon which is under new management.


Major healthcare plans for Lincolnshire submitted to NHS for approval

Plans which could radically change the way healthcare services are delivered in Lincolnshire are set to be submitted to the government for approval today (Friday).

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Community news.

South east Lincolnshire groups can bid for ‘Great Ideas’ fund

Communities in south-east Lincolnshire can apply for grants from a £1.85 milion fund to help turn great ideas into projects of lasting benefit to the county.

Launch of Safe Places Scheme

Group in Spalding for those struggling with mental ill health

Spalding’s new Safe Places Scheme at Tonic Health was launched last week on World Mental Health Awareness Day.

Boston Borough Council area from The Stump.

Risk of £100 fine for not having poo bag in Boston Borough villages

Dog walkers in Frampton, Kirton, Sutterton and other villages in the Boston Borough Council will soon face a £100 fine for not clean up after their pets.

Lincolnshire County Council news.

BREAKING NEWS: Devolution plans in tatters as county councillors vote ‘No’

Lincolnshire County Council has today voted against plans for a new Greater Lincolnshire Combined Authority and Mayor.

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Tragic soldier’s overtaking ‘misjudgement’ before A16 collision in Pinchbeck

A young soldier died after a three-vehicle collision on the A16 in Pinchbeck just three weeks after passing her driving test, an inquest has heard.

Jamie Aspland of Pygott & Crone.

Honour for Spalding estate agents manager

The boss of an estate agents’ branches in Spalding and Holbeach has been honoured by a national group.

Lincolnshire Police news.

UPDATE THURSDAY 12.55PM: Man found with serious injuries in Spalding dies in hospital

A 34-year-old man who was found with serious injuries in a Spalding street has died, police have confirmed today.

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The team from Macmillan Cancer Supports Mobile Information Service ANL-161020-122654001

Macmillan team in Bourne next week

Cancer information and support is coming to Bourne Market Place on Thursday, October 27 courtesy of Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service.

Simon Beardsley, of Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, centre right, presents the award to Joe Verde, chief executive of PSP IT, watched by staff.

Prestigious award for hi-tech company in Spalding

A leading digital and IT design company in Spalding has won a prestigious award.

Retiring GP Dr Charles Lennon outside Munro Medical Centre, Spalding, with Dr Jeanette Clayton, Mary Barnes, Angie Coddington and practice manager Debbie Herd.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Last calls for Spalding GP after 28 years at surgery

The days of writing prescriptions, taking temperatures and testing pulses are rapidly drawing to a close for a retiring Spalding GP.

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