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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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John Hayes has become patron of the Mens Shed in Long Sutton. SG190517-220TW

A man’s world in Long Sutton shed

Blokes in the Suttons are busy building the area’s first ever Men’s Shed in Long Sutton.

VILLAGE MERMAID: Owner Karen Swindells and head chef Mark Tomeo enjoy the outdoor bar and seating area at The Mermaid Inn in Surfleet.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG240517-103TW.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Tales of The Mermaid Inn jewel of Surfleet

Boaters travelling on the River Glen from Baston to Surfleet Seas End can call in at The Mermaid Inn, Surfleet.


Road closed in Spalding

Halmer Gate in Spalding has been closed to traffic since early this morning due to a burst water main.

Lincolnshire Police news.

Meet PCSOs on market day in Spalding

Spalding PCSOs Emma Cinavas and Tracey Abbott will be meeting shoppers at Sainsbury’s, Holland Market, on Tuesday between 5.30pm and 7.30pm.

Spalding water tower, rope rescue training with Spalding firefighters.
Fiefighters lower casualty (dummy) down inside of tower

Spalding firefighters in aerial rope rescue at the water tower

Spalding firefighters had a unique chance to practice their stretcher rope rescue drill high up inside the iconic Chatterton Water Tower on Tuesday.

Key Stage 1 winner Charlie Doud

Young artists’ work shown in supermarket

Young artists in the Deepings area have been impressing supermarket shoppers with their creative work.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue news.

Barbecue fire in Holbeach

Holbeach firefighters attended a gas barbecue blaze in the town on Saturday morning.

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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue news.

Firefighters to the rescue after mum locked out

Deepings firefighters came to the rescue yesterday (Saturday) after a mother was locked out of her house while her young child was inside.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue news.

Fire got out of control in Sutterton

Firefighters from Kirton attended after reports of a fire off the A16 at Sutterton yesterday (Saturday).

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue news.

Engine fire in Sutton BRidge

Holbeach firefighters attended after reports of a large goods vehicle engine compartment on fire this morning (Sunday) in Sutton Bridge.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue news.

Firefighters free woman trapped in bathroom

Firefighters from Holbeach released a female who was locked in a bathroom in Long Sutton this morning (Sunday).

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Ministry Of Dance students are busy in rehearsals preparing for the final show.

Deeping dance group are off to The Royal Albert Hall

Forty students from the Ministry Of Dance in Deeping St James are travelling to London to perform at The Royal Albert Hall.

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GEDNEY HILL PARISH COUNCIL New drainage system unlikely for village

Hopes that Gedney Hill could be provided with a new drainage system appear to have faded after talks between parish councillors and Anglian Water.

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YOUR VIEW: Voyteck’s message of hope

It gives me great pleasure to introduce to my local community our Labour parliamentary candidate for South Holland and The Deepings, Wojciech (Voyteck) S. Kowalewski.

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Coun Ken James, new chairman of Gedney Hill Parish Council, with his wife and former parish clerk Shirley James and Jenny Mead.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG250317-134TW.

GEDNEY HILL PARISH COUNCIL New chairman’s ambitions for year ahead

Parish councillors are working alongside a new chairman after more than 20 years, with Coun Ken James elected to the role.

Coun David Mann outside Gedney Hill Sports Pavilion with (back from left) Malcolm Ford, Coun John Venters, Damien and Jenny Mead, (front) Coun Ian Coles and Shirley James.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG250317-128TW.

GEDNEY HILL PARISH COUNCIL Outgoing chairman’s honest reflections on a ‘difficult year’

The hard work of two parish council workers who helped Gedney Hill through “a difficult year” has been recognised.

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Long Sutton Barns hosts its FACET fundraiser with Sam Mayers, organiser Annabel Ladd, Todd Jones, Andy Mayers, Kurgon Mayers and Richard Jones of Fenland Roaster.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG200517-120TW.

‘Funder in the Fens’ rakes in the cash for disability charity

Long Sutton Barns welcomed people who came on foot, by bike, by car and even by bus to charity weekend fundraiser, Funder In The Fens.

PCSO Naomi Newell of Lincolnshire Police delivers advice on how to avoid being the victim of fraudsters.

Latest phone scam could cost you cash

A new telephone scam where callers pose as internet providers to get their hands on cash has been reported to police.

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