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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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Inspector Gareth Boxall, neighbourhood policing inspector for South Holland.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG041217-105TW.

South Holland policing inspector backs eastern European recruitment drive

A recruitment drive by Lincolnshire Police for Polish, Latvian and Lithuanian speakers who also speak English well has been backed by the force in South Holland.

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The Dead Sea - a theatre performance highlighting the threats facing our seas by Louise White.

Monthly column: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

With Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

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Holbeach firefighters want drivers to avoid stopping on the zig zag lines outside the fire station.  Photo supplied.

‘No stopping on zig-zags’ appeal from South Holland’s fire officer

Drivers should be “thoughtful” and not stop on zig-zag lines outside fire stations in South Holland, a senior firefighter has said.

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Field Music: Open Here.

ALBUM REVIEW: An eclectic mix from two brothers

Open Here - Field Music: Out February

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Prof Val Braybrooks

Tour and talk before Holbeach Civic Society meeting

Holbeach and District Civic Society hold its AGM on Thursday at The National Centre For Food Manufacturing.

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Skipping session at Fleet Wood Lane Primary School, Holbeach

Pupils at Holbeach’s Fleet Wood Lane Primary have a skip in their step

Pupils at Fleet Wood Lane Primaryhad a wonderful day when a skipping workshop was held at the Holbeach school.

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Monkshouse Primary School pupils on their charity winter walk. SG190118-413TW

Holbeach and Spalding schools on a wintry walk for Cancer Research

Wellies, woolly hats and warm winter coats were just the thing when Holbeach Primary Academy and Spalding’s Monkshouse Primary School pupils stepped out to raise cash for Cancer Research UK.

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The Wombats: Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life.

ALBUM REVIEW: Animation, wit and humour from The Wombats

Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life - The Wombats: Out February 9

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Police and forensic investigators were at Classic News on Monday morning.

TUESDAY 1.05PM: Police go through ‘lines of enquiry’ for Spalding newsagents’ raid

Spalding police are following up “a number of lines of enquiry” after a town centre newsagent was raided for the third time in as many months.

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South Holland crime news.

UPDATE TUESDAY 12.10PM: Woman ‘reported’ in connection with bank card fraud in South Holland

A 26-year-old woman is to face charges in connection with three cases of a bank card allegedly being used fraudulently in South Holland, police have confirmed.

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South Holland crime news.

UPDATE TUESDAY 11.15AM: Police renew appeal over Spalding GBH

Spalding detectives are renewing their appeal for anyone with information about a reported serious attack on a man in the town centre to contact them.

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WANTED: Brandon Wright.

UPDATE TUESDAY 12.30PM: Police warn wanted Spalding man - ‘We’re not going away’

A man originally from Spalding who is wanted by police on an attempted robbery charge has been told “you need to hand yourself in”.

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Andrew Bird, who is appearing at the Funhouse Comedy Club at the South Holland Centre in Spalding on February 2.

Laugh out loud at Spalding comedy night

They say laughter is the best medicine - and what better way to brighten the dark nights than with a night of comedy?

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Graham Johnson, R Longstaff & Co

FROM THE AGENCY: The art of negotiation

Most, if not all, property negotiations run on similar lines. The first phase is the easy and fun bit.

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Gedney Hill Parish Council news.

Online survey tries to solve sewage issues in Gedney Hill

Gedney Hill households are being quizzed about the need for a drainage system in the village after complaints about raw sewage in recent weeks.

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Dress-up day at Surfleet Primary School

Aliens and astronauts take over the classroom at Surfleet

Children at Surfleet Primary School are studying space this term and started their topic with a dress-up day.

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Roythornes employment solicitor Laura Hill and trainee solicitor Alex Wensor.

Pinchbeck legal firm raises £2,100 for Alzheimer’s charity...now to help LIVES

Pinchbeck legal firm Roythornes raised more than £2,100 for the Alzheimer’s Society over the course of 2017.

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Scouts from South Holland who are off to the World Scout Jamboree in the USA.

Be prepared for trip of a lifetime

Six local youngsters have earned themselves places at next year’s World Scout Jamboree in the USA.

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Author Christina James, who is coming to Spalding Library on February 17, to talk about her new book and give tips to keen writers.

Crime novelist comes to Spalding

Author Christina James will be dropping into Spalding Library in February to talk about her newest novel ‘Gentleman Jack.’

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