Council’s get-tough policy on grot spots

Blot on the landscape? Spalding's Bull and Monkey pub.

Blot on the landscape? Spalding's Bull and Monkey pub.

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Time is running out for derelict buildings that have become a blot on the landscape across South Holland – and councillors want to know what you would like to see put in their place.

For years residents have campaigned for South Holland District Council to pick up the gauntlet and hold the owners of crumbling properties such as the Bull and Monkey pub and the Royal Mail sorting office in Spalding and the Red Cow in Donington to account.

But now councillors have been challenged by their leader Coun Gary Porter to supply him with a list of properties that need attention – with the promise things are about to change.

 

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