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Andrew Brookes rejoined the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian as a senior reporter in May 2021 after a spell working in PR. He was previously news editor at these titles and deputy editor of the Boston Standard.

Question about fountain report

18 May 2022
Question about fountain report

Question about fountain report

18 May 2022

Council leaders have revealed the cost of a report on the Johnson Drinking Fountain.

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5G mast plans rejected

18 May 2022
5G mast plans rejected

5G mast plans rejected

18 May 2022

A telecoms firm has failed again in its bid to win permission for a 5G phone mast.

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Plans approved for former pet shop site

18 May 2022
Plans approved for former pet shop site

Plans approved for former pet shop site

18 May 2022

Planners have passed proposals for a former pet shop site.

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District powerless to step in amid town concerns

17 May 2022
District powerless to step in amid town concerns

District powerless to step in amid town concerns

17 May 2022

Bosses at the district authority have no legal powers to step in to address concerns with the running of a parish council.

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Staff and chlorine pool issues raised

17 May 2022
Staff and chlorine pool issues raised

Staff and chlorine pool issues raised

17 May 2022

Concerns have been raised over staffing levels, employee morale and chlorine levels at a swimming pool.

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Cigarettes found in 'hides' at another town store

17 May 2022
Cigarettes found in 'hides' at another town store

Cigarettes found in 'hides' at another town store

17 May 2022

Police and trading standards officers have uncovered two illegal cigarette 'hides' in another town shop.

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New plan for village cemetery gets approval

17 May 2022
New plan for village cemetery gets approval

New plan for village cemetery gets approval

17 May 2022

Rejigged plans for a new village cemetery have been approved by district council’s planning department.


Village children urged to draw Queen for jubilee competition

17 May 2022
Village children urged to draw Queen for jubilee competition

Village children urged to draw Queen for jubilee competition

17 May 2022

Children with a connection to one village are being urged to draw the Queen to stand a chance of playing a special role in their jubilee celebrations.


Witness appeal after man suffers serious head injury

16 May 2022
Witness appeal after man suffers serious head injury

Witness appeal after man suffers serious head injury

16 May 2022

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses who can help them piece together how a man suffered a serious head injury yesterday.


Council explains £150 energy rebate delay

16 May 2022
Council explains £150 energy rebate delay

Council explains £150 energy rebate delay

16 May 2022

Council bosses say that £150 energy rebate payments will be made once software testing is complete.

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Flood fears over plan for 123 new homes

16 May 2022
Flood fears over plan for 123 new homes

Flood fears over plan for 123 new homes

16 May 2022

Plans for 123 homes could be rejected by councillors - after concerns were raised over the potential flood risk for the site.

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Help to create a new map of Spalding

15 May 2022
Help to create a new map of Spalding

Help to create a new map of Spalding

15 May 2022

Can you help draw new town map?


Plans to tidy up two neighbouring eyesores set to get green light

15 May 2022
Plans to tidy up two neighbouring eyesores set to get green light

Plans to tidy up two neighbouring eyesores set to get green light

15 May 2022

A pair of planning applications that may tidy up neighbouring eyesores could get the green light next week.

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'We won’t change our policies just to give developer higher profits'

13 May 2022
'We won’t change our policies just to give developer higher profits'

'We won’t change our policies just to give developer higher profits'

13 May 2022

A developer has been told it cannot wriggle out of building affordable houses on the grounds of reduced profits.

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Homes due to be passed despite drainage fears from council's own housing team

13 May 2022
Homes due to be passed despite drainage fears from council's own housing team

Homes due to be passed despite drainage fears from council's own housing team

13 May 2022

Controversial plans for 185 more homes look set to get the go ahead, despite fears over drainage issues.

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Bingo hall still out of action after blaze but bosses vow it will return

13 May 2022
Bingo hall still out of action after blaze but bosses vow it will return

Bingo hall still out of action after blaze but bosses vow it will return

13 May 2022

A fire damaged bingo hall is still out of action one year on from a devastating blaze - but bosses say they still plan to reopen the venue.


Fundraising page to support evicted widow and family

12 May 2022
Fundraising page to support evicted widow and family

Fundraising page to support evicted widow and family

12 May 2022

A fundraising page has been set up to help a grieving widow and her children after they were kicked out of their home this week.


Widow makes plea for help after ‘bad luck’

11 May 2022
Widow makes plea for help after ‘bad luck’

Widow makes plea for help after ‘bad luck’

11 May 2022

A grieving widow is desperately looking for help for her family after being kicked out of her home following a run of ‘bad luck’.


27-point plan is sent for approval as Centre’s future is debated

11 May 2022
27-point plan is sent for approval as Centre’s future is debated

27-point plan is sent for approval as Centre’s future is debated

11 May 2022

Senior councillors have been told to make their mind up about the South Holland Centre - and are urged to now back a plan for its future.

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Details of a series of Covid vaccine clinics

11 May 2022
Details of a series of Covid vaccine clinics

Details of a series of Covid vaccine clinics

11 May 2022

A series of walk-in Covid vaccine sessions are being run across our area in the coming week.


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