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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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The view of the abbey across Snowden Field in Crowland. Photo by Tim Wilson (SG100817-100TW)

FEATURE: Tales of demons, skulduggery and legends at Crowland Abbey

As you approach Crowland on the A16 from Spalding or Peterborough, its magnificent abbey church and ruins dominate the skyline.

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Bourne Police Station.

Offensive graffiti on wall and pavement in Bourne

Graffiti in Bourne has been reported to the police.

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A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY AT BOSTON COLLEGE: Tyler Williams, Sophie Ashley, Liberty George-Jones, Max Sparks, Flora Clark and Joel Codd celebrate the college's 100 per cent pass rate across all 12 subjects.  Photo by Paula Morley.

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Peak of perfection as Boston College students achieve 100 per cent pass rate

Boston College students are celebrating after achieving a 100 per cent pass rate across all 12 A-Level subjects, against a national average of 98.1 per cent.

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A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY AT BOURNE GRAMMAR SCHOOL: Bethany Denial is congratulated by headmaster Jonathan Maddox after securing her place to study medicine at Liverpool University.  Photo by Jane Gray.

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Sacrifices all round pay rich dividends as Bourne Grammar School celebrates ‘major achievement’

An army of 155 A-Level students across 24 subjects kept up Bourne Grammar School’s enviable record for academic success this summer.

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The Magpas helicopter lands in Market Deeping this morning.

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing in Market Deeping

A man was flown by to hospital by air ambulance after collapsing in Market Deeping this morning (Friday August 18).

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Wake House

Plans go in to give Bourne’s Wake House a facelift

A planning application to renovate the outside of a much-loved community venue has gone in - marking a key milestone.

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Ben Jagger is on his way to Oxford and Lauren Duckworth is another of Bourne Academys stars.

Bourne Academy celebrates record post 16 results and an Oxford place for star A-Level student

Bourne Academy is celebrating record post 16 results and an Oxford place for one of its star A-Level students, Ben Jagger.

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Former Sir John Gleed (now Spalding Academy) pupils Harriet Johnson and Chloe Humphrey celebrate A-Level success.

A-Level success for ex Spalding school students and BTEC triumph for Post 16

There were double celebrations as former Sir John Gleed pupils scored A-Level level success at Bourne Academy and students at Spalding Academy’s Post 16 centre posted brilliant BTEC results.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Star tumbler James began career in a barn in Holbeach

A Lutton man took his first steps with a gymnastics club in a barn in Holbeach.

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PCSO Tracey Abbott with the ICE card that helps people call the emergency services. SG090817-100TW

Police teach migrants in Spalding about the 999 emergency number

Police are helping to break down language barriers for migrants in Spalding by teaching non-English speakers about the UK’s 999 emergency number.

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Richard Thacker (left) with Magpas doctor Nathan Howes.

Spalding Rotary’s £1,500 for Magpas as Richard gives thanks for his life

Crash survivor Richard Thacker helped give the Magpas air ambulance a £1,500 boost when he met Dr Nathan Howes, a member of the emergency teams who saved his life.

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A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY AT SPALDING HIGH SCHOOL: 
Rebecca Wright is off to Keeble College, Oxford, to study theology.  Photo by Tim Wilson:  SG170717-145TW.

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Girls show their mettle at Spalding High School to shine despite ‘moving goalposts’

The ever-changing landscape of A-Level exams held no fears for Spalding High School students, three of whom are off to Oxford or Cambridge Universities.

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Joseph Baragwanath, Callum L'Estrange and Emma Horton celebrate their results.

University Academy Holbeach A-Level students excel and set new record

University Academy Holbeach is celebrating a record 46 per cent of A-Level passes at grades A-B in the first year of tougher exams.

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A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY AT SPALDING GRAMMAR SCHOOL: Head Boy 
Tom Birdseye is going on to study geography at Emmanuel College, Cambridge.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG170717-127TW.

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Eight per cent jump in top grades paints ‘very pleasing picture’ for Spalding Grammar School

The A-Level upward curve has continued at Spalding Grammar School where students recorded a rise in the highest grades of more than eight per cent.

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Top grades up nationally, but thousands of university places still available

Top grades up nationally, but thousands of university places still available

The proportion of top A-level grades has risen this year, the BBC resports.

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UCAS offers congratulations and advice to A-level students

UCAS offers congratulations and advice to A-level students

UCAS has congratulated the 416,310 students who have been accepted at UK universities and colleges so far this year.

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Pupils collect their A-level results at Spalding Grammar School.

LIVE: A-Level results day

There were tears and smiles across South Holland as sixth-formers received their A-Level results this morning.

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NEW TRICKS: Older adults take part in a soundLincs music workshop in Spalding.  Photo supplied.

Never too old to make music with new workshop in Spalding

A chance for older adults to discover their inner Glenn Miller, Louis Armstrong or James Last is now available in Spalding.

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Chief Constable Bill Skelly with Arthur Waters and Thomas Genovese.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Police patrols draw children to Spalding community event

Law and order proved an exciting combination for youngsters in Spalding as police met the community during an annual summer event.

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