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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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WEEKEND WEB: Using council know-how to create funds

South Holland councillor Anthony Casson writes this week’s Cabinet Call...

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The RNLI

WEEKEND WEB: My salute to all those who look after us

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By MP John Hayes

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Sally Sneath

Pinchbeck Parish Council election

An election is to be held to fill the vacancy on the West Ward of Pinchbeck Parish Council following the resignation of Coun Sally Sneath.

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Trainees at the National Centre for Food Manufacturing in Holbeach, where MP John Hayes recently visited to help launch the UKs first food degree apprenticeships.

WEEKEND WEB: Our workers put food on the nation’s tables

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By MP John Hayes

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Crowland Parish Council news.

CROWLAND PARISH COUNCIL NEWS: Frustration over new allotments delay

Allotment holders in Crowland may have to wait until next year before they can move to a new site because of delays in building an access road.

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VILLAGE HUB: Tydd St Mary Village Hall has a new  management committee and trustees after a public meeting produced an 'overwheming response'.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG281017-202TW.

Fantastic response to Tydd St Mary Village Hall new volunteers’ appeal

The future of Tydd St Mary Village Hall has been secured after an “amazing response” from two villages to help run it.

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Councillor Malcolm Chandler

Councillors vote to back fairer funding for Lincs campaign

A campaign to secure fairer funding for Lincolnshire is being supported by South Holland District Council.

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Parish vacancies

Vacancies on Quadring and Sutton St Edmund Parish Councils

A vacancy has occurred on Quadring Parish Council due to the resignation of Coun Christopher Pavely.

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Lincolnshire political leaders have taken their fight for a fairer funding deal from the Government to the House of Commons.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire County Council.

Lincolnshire fairer deal fight goes to House of Commons

Lincolnshire political leaders have taken their fight for a fair funding deal to the House of Commons.

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WEEKEND WEB: Celebrating 20 years as MP for South Holland and the Deepings

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By MP John Hayes

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LIBRARY MOVES: Coun Nick Worth, Lincolnshire County Council member for Holbeach, outside the town's former library in Church Street.  Photo: SG110913-223NG.

HOLBEACH PARISH COUNCIL: Library move now possible after vote

The possibility of Holbeach Parish Council moving its headquarters in the town is now on after a vote to work on costings for such a plan.

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All Saints Church hosts the third annual Holbeach St Nicholas Christmas Fayre in 2016 where an extended family meets Santa Claus.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG031216-183TW.

HOLBEACH PARISH COUNCIL: Tougher guidelines ahead for funding in community

New guidelines on grants for community events are to be drafted by Holbeach Parish Council after concerns about “giving money to raise money”.

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Prime Minister Theresa May

WEEKEND WEB: ‘Faith in politics’ meeting gave me time to reflect

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By MP John Hayes

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Mike Pullen

Possible elections in Whaplode and Sutton Bridge after deaths of councillors

By-elections for South Holland District Council and Sutton Bridge Parish Council may be held following the deaths of two popular councillors.

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NEW COUNCILLOR: Rita Patchett is to take over from Kay Piccaver as a member of Holbeach Parish Council for the St Johns' Ward.  Photo supplied.

HOLBEACH PARISH COUNCIL: New councillor elected to represent St Johns

Parish councillor Rita Patchett.

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Coun Nick Neilson (right) with Deeping St James SKDC member Coun Judy Stevens and Coun Dr Peter Moseley, cabinet member for environment.  Photo provided by South Kesteven District Council.

New housing strategy put out to Bourne and Deepings public

A new housing strategy for the Deepings and Bourne has been unveiled, along with an invitation for people to give their views.

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Kim Jong-un

WEEKEND WEB: Those of us who cherish liberty must be vigilant against these despots

It is commonly said that those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Until recently, this might have been taken as an obvious truth. Yet we understand less of the past now than previous generations knew. Just think of the paucity of most modern opinion formers’ knowledge of the ancient world, even though so much of what we think and do – not least democratic politics – has its philosophical origins in ancient Greece or Rome.

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Michael Gove MP at the Thetford Academy South Campus.

WEEKEND WEB: Hoping Mr Gove’s green concerns are growing well

Chairman of CPRE in Lincs, TIM MACHIN, discussed Rural Matters

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Motor Neurone Disease

WEEKEND WEB: MND charter is so important

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By MP John Hayes

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