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Kris Johnston is a trainee reporter who joined the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian in May 2021. Kris has a first class honours degree in Journalism from the University of Stirling.

Action needed on ‘frightening’ village drivers

26 June 2022
Action needed on ‘frightening’ village drivers

Action needed on ‘frightening’ village drivers

26 June 2022

Speeding offences in a village are often committed by locals - and calls have been made for more volunteers to halt them in their tracks.

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Summer storms to fundraising target

25 June 2022
Summer storms to fundraising target

Summer storms to fundraising target

25 June 2022

Spalding model Summer Le Conte scaled a daring abseil challenge to raise money for a good cause.


Pub celebrates its grand reopening

24 June 2022
Pub celebrates its grand reopening

Pub celebrates its grand reopening

24 June 2022

A popular pub threw its doors open for a grand reopening at the weekend.


Two men arrested for possession of drugs

23 June 2022
Two men arrested for possession of drugs

Two men arrested for possession of drugs

23 June 2022

Two men have been arrested after being found in possession of drugs.

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Work to rebuild sinkhole-ridden road to begin next month

23 June 2022
Work to rebuild sinkhole-ridden road to begin next month

Work to rebuild sinkhole-ridden road to begin next month

23 June 2022

Work to rebuild a sinkhole-plagued road are scheduled to begin next month after a number of delays.

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Fresh fruit factory set to close

22 June 2022
Fresh fruit factory set to close

Fresh fruit factory set to close

22 June 2022

A South Holland food supplier is set to cease operations this summer.

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Overgrown grass leaves street ‘trashy’

22 June 2022
Overgrown grass leaves street ‘trashy’

Overgrown grass leaves street ‘trashy’

22 June 2022

A town street has been deemed a ‘trashy’ eyesore due to an ongoing issue with overgrown grass.


Storing carbon off our coasts would be 'greenwashing'

22 June 2022
Storing carbon off our coasts would be 'greenwashing'

Storing carbon off our coasts would be 'greenwashing'

22 June 2022

Plans to store carbon dioxide off Lincolnshire’s coasts are simply ‘greenwashing’, says an environmental campaigner.


Sing-along promoted dementia awareness

21 June 2022
Sing-along promoted dementia awareness

Sing-along promoted dementia awareness

21 June 2022

We take a look back through the Lincolnshire Free Press archives from ten years ago.


Gardens alive with the Sound of Music

21 June 2022
Gardens alive with the Sound of Music

Gardens alive with the Sound of Music

21 June 2022

We take a look back through the Lincolnshire Free Press archives from 1997.


Work on sinkhole road delayed

21 June 2022
Work on sinkhole road delayed

Work on sinkhole road delayed

21 June 2022

The deadline for work on a sinkhole-plagued road to be completed has been delayed again.

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Chippies forced to raise prices again

20 June 2022
Chippies forced to raise prices again

Chippies forced to raise prices again

20 June 2022

Prices at popular fish and chip shops are on the rise again as supply costs continue to soar.

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Olympic carnival a roaring success

19 June 2022
Olympic carnival a roaring success

Olympic carnival a roaring success

19 June 2022

We take a look back through the Lincolnshire Free Press archives from 2012.


Town chippie’s charity mission

18 June 2022
Town chippie’s charity mission

Town chippie’s charity mission

18 June 2022

We take a look back through the Lincolnshire Free Press archives from 1997.


Litter picker ‘shocked’ by fly-tipped car dashboard

18 June 2022
Litter picker ‘shocked’ by fly-tipped car dashboard

Litter picker ‘shocked’ by fly-tipped car dashboard

18 June 2022

A town litter picker has been sparked into action after finding a fly-tipped car dashboard in a ditch.


Journey of ‘peace flag’ gets off to a good start

17 June 2022
Journey of ‘peace flag’ gets off to a good start

Journey of ‘peace flag’ gets off to a good start

17 June 2022

A Spalding woman has moved forward with her plans to inspire world peace.


Plea for new facilities from ‘homeless’ club

17 June 2022
Plea for new facilities from ‘homeless’ club

Plea for new facilities from ‘homeless’ club

17 June 2022

An archery club is on the search for new facilities after being made ‘homeless’.

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Tougher tests before criminals can move to open prison

17 June 2022
Tougher tests before criminals can move to open prison

Tougher tests before criminals can move to open prison

17 June 2022

A Government reform will see serious offenders face much tougher tests before they can move into open prisons.

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Fitness classes prove to be big plus for village

16 June 2022
Fitness classes prove to be big plus for village

Fitness classes prove to be big plus for village

16 June 2022

A village’s fitness scene has been spiced up by an enthusiastic trainer’s sessions.


Editor is excited for the big night

16 June 2022
Editor is excited for the big night

Editor is excited for the big night

16 June 2022

Anticipation is palpable ahead of the 2022 Education Awards – and our editor is as excited as anybody!


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