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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Nick Worth

YOUR VIEW: Parish could carry out much of 10-point plan

Paul Foyster’s 10 point-plan for Holbeach (March 28 Free Press) is in the main the remit of the Parish Council of which he is a senior councillor. Seems like the ball is in his court...

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John Hayes MP

YOUR VIEW: Complaint against MP was unfounded

I was very surprised to read your article in which Deeping St Nicholas Parish Council claimed that our MP, John Hayes, had not attended a debate on hare coursing in Parliament on March 7.


COUNTY ELECTIONS: It doesn’t have to be this way

With the Lincolnshire County County elections being only weeks away, the electorate will have a choice to make for the future of our services.

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A new gypsy/travellers' site capable of catering for up to eight caravans has been indentified for Whaplode St Catherine.  
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Outcry over plans for new travellers’ site in Whaplode St Catherine

Whaplode St Catherine villagers are up in arms over plans to create a gypsy/traveller site in their village.

A joint effort to tackle low-level crime in Crowland is to continue after an encouraging response from residents and parish councillors.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG300117-239TW.

Joint bid to tackle disorder in Crowland to go on

A joint effort by police and district council officers to tackle low-level crime and disorder in Crowland is to continue.

Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles with Prime Minister Theresa May.

Update: Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles will stand in General Election after being told he should make full recovery from cancer

Grantham MP Nick Boles has decided to stand again for Parliament in June after being told his cancer has gone.

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A chance to help shape a Neighbourhood Plan for Surfleet will take place at a public meeting in the Fraiser Room, Gosberton Road, Surfleet, on Tuesday, April 18, at 7pm.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG121113-158TW.

Chance to shape Surfleet’s future

Villagers and businesses invited to help determine future development

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John Hayes MP is proud of our maritime history

Proud of our maritime history


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TOWN REVIVAL: A regeneration fund is to be launched for the improvement of Holbeach town centre.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG090416-119TW.

Holbeach town centre regeneration fund is launched

Businesses in Holbeach will have the chance to invest in a new town centre regeneration fund for “small schemes” in the area.

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John Hayes has responded to claims that he has been quiet on problems of hare coursing in his constituency.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG101116-221TW.

MP Hayes makes his point on hare coursing

John Hayes MP has defended himself from accusations of not doing enough to bring hare coursing to the Government’s attention.

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Hollywood beauty Margot Robbie with the futuristic Nissan BladeGlider, an all-electric sports car.

Developing inovative technology with benefits for the environment


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Beverley Agass is to leave her role as Chief Executive at South Kesteven District Council.  Photo supplied by SKDC.

Council manager for Bourne and Deeping set for new role

The manager of day-to-day council services in Bourne and the Deepings is set for a new role.

New housing

Right homes in right places

CABINET CALL: By South Holland District Council cabinet member Coun Christine Lawton

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Candidates named for county election

Nominations are now in for the candidates standing locally in the LIncolnshire County Council elections next month.

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A joint effort to tackle low-level crime in Crowland is to continue after an encouraging response from residents and parish councillors.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG300117-239TW.

Steady progress on plans for redeveloping Crowland allotments site

Work on a “grand plan” to provide new allotments, housing and burial spaces for Crowland is progressing well.

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COUNCIL CONCERN: John Hayes MP is getting a letter from Deeping St Nicholas Parish Council expressing "disappointment" over his absence from two debates about hare coursing within the past two months.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG070117-209TW.

Deeping St Nicholas registers ‘disappointment’ in MP on hare coursing

Deeping St Nicholas Parish Council is writing to its MP with concerns over his absence from two recent meetings about hare coursing.

Coun Sally Slade

Changes to our website... and county elections coming up

CABINET CALL: By South Holland Council cabinet member Coun Sally Slade

Two women embrace after laying flowers in Parliament Square in honour of the victims of the terrorist attack.

‘The cowards who wish to do our democracy lasting harm have failed’


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YOUR VIEWS: Give us three good reasons why Brexit will help us

Surely John Hayes MP goes too far in his latest ‘Hayes in the House’ column (Free Press, Tuesday, March 21).

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