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Countdown to Spalding's royal visit to unveil new WWII Memorial

Countdown to Spalding's royal visit to unveil new WWII Memorial

Countdown to Spalding's royal visit to unveil new WWII Memorial

15 February 2019

Council and war memorial committee chairman Rodney Grocock kept the secret since early January ... and couldn't tell his wife!


Thanksgiving party in Holbeach for World War II veterans

Thanksgiving party in Holbeach for World War II veterans

Thanksgiving party in Holbeach for World War II veterans

06 February 2019

Five surviving World War II veterans were celebrated during a thanksgiving party in Holbeach on Saturday.


BREAKING NEWS: HRH The Duke of Kent to unveil Spalding's new WWII memorial

BREAKING NEWS: HRH The Duke of Kent to unveil Spalding's new WWII memorial

BREAKING NEWS: HRH The Duke of Kent to unveil Spalding's new WWII memorial

05 February 2019

Royal visitor will be welcomed as the names of Spalding's war dead are brought together on a memorial for the first time ...


SPALDING TOWN FORUM: Helping hand for Remembrance and military parades in towns

SPALDING TOWN FORUM: Helping hand for Remembrance and military parades in towns

SPALDING TOWN FORUM: Helping hand for Remembrance and military parades in towns

31 January 2019

Help in organising Remembrance and military parades in Spalding and Holbeach has been offered by district councillors.


Free Press man Gordon will be honoured on Spalding's WWII Memorial this year

Free Press man Gordon will be honoured on Spalding's WWII Memorial this year

Free Press man Gordon will be honoured on Spalding's WWII Memorial this year

06 January 2019

Spalding's long awaited WWII Memorial is due to be unveiled in March ...


D-Day veterans' fund has donation dropped in ahead of 75th anniversary of Normandy landings

D-Day veterans' fund has donation dropped in ahead of 75th anniversary of Normandy landings

D-Day veterans' fund has donation dropped in ahead of 75th anniversary of Normandy landings

13 December 2018

A charity set up for World War II veterans in South Holland has received a donation 'from above'.


Spalding RBL Christmas get-together

Spalding RBL Christmas get-together

Spalding RBL Christmas get-together

13 December 2018

Members enjoy traditional meal at Riverside in Surfleet


New resolve to keep Gedney Drove End RBL branch open

New resolve to keep Gedney Drove End RBL branch open

New resolve to keep Gedney Drove End RBL branch open

26 November 2018

The founders of Gedney Drove End Royal British Legion (RBL) branch have vowed to keep it going in the village.


Donington veteran (93) goes overseas to lay wreath in international Remembrance service

Donington veteran (93) goes overseas to lay wreath in international Remembrance service

Donington veteran (93) goes overseas to lay wreath in international Remembrance service

24 November 2018

Bryan Robinson was one of only two British WW2 veterans at the ceremony in Myanmar, formerly Burma


PINCHBECK PARISH COUNCIL: Legion branch blamed for absence of Remembrance ceremony at War Memorial

PINCHBECK PARISH COUNCIL: Legion branch blamed for absence of Remembrance ceremony at War Memorial

PINCHBECK PARISH COUNCIL: Legion branch blamed for absence of Remembrance ceremony at War Memorial

23 November 2018

Parish councillors have denied responsibility for there being no Remembrance Day ceremony at Pinchbeck War Memorial this year.


100 years since the end of WW1 commemorated in Holbeach St Johns

100 years since the end of WW1 commemorated in Holbeach St Johns

100 years since the end of WW1 commemorated in Holbeach St Johns

20 November 2018

Transparent silhouettes of servicemen placed around the church


Spalding RAF war veteran meets Dutch 'manna' girl who experienced Nazi German-occupation

Spalding RAF war veteran meets Dutch 'manna' girl who experienced Nazi German-occupation

Spalding RAF war veteran meets Dutch 'manna' girl who experienced Nazi German-occupation

20 November 2018

A Spalding RAF veteran during World War II has been brought together with a child whose relatives were saved.


Major’s salute for ‘incredible time’ of Remembrance in Spalding

Major’s salute for ‘incredible time’ of Remembrance in Spalding

Major’s salute for ‘incredible time’ of Remembrance in Spalding

18 November 2018

A serving member of the British Armed Forces from Moulton has praised the people of Spalding for supporting Remembrance Day.


Ashamed to say I played a part in Pinchbeck Remembrance

Ashamed to say I played a part in Pinchbeck Remembrance

Ashamed to say I played a part in Pinchbeck Remembrance

16 November 2018

READER POLL: Does the church have an important part to play in Remembrance?


Moulton nuclear test veteran is raising awareness at free talk

Moulton nuclear test veteran is raising awareness at free talk

Moulton nuclear test veteran is raising awareness at free talk

13 November 2018

Douglas Hern (82) is one of a dwindling band of nuclear test veterans whose lives were changed ...


PICTURE SPECIAL AND VIDEO: Shoppers join veterans to start Remembrance weekend in Spalding

PICTURE SPECIAL AND VIDEO: Shoppers join veterans to start Remembrance weekend in Spalding

PICTURE SPECIAL AND VIDEO: Shoppers join veterans to start Remembrance weekend in Spalding

13 November 2018

War veterans in Spalding ensured that families out shopping on Saturday took part in a time of Remembrance.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Surfleet pays tribute to its true village heroes on Remembrance Day

PICTURE SPECIAL: Surfleet pays tribute to its true village heroes on Remembrance Day

PICTURE SPECIAL: Surfleet pays tribute to its true village heroes on Remembrance Day

13 November 2018

Twenty one men from Surfleet who gave their lives in two Worlds Wars occupied villagers' minds on Sunday.


PICTURES: Remembrance events across the district

PICTURES: Remembrance events across the district

PICTURES: Remembrance events across the district

13 November 2018

Fallen servicemen, horses and bell ringers honoured


VIDEO: Poppy wreath tribute to woman Army second lieutenant buried in Spalding Cemetery

VIDEO: Poppy wreath tribute to woman Army second lieutenant buried in Spalding Cemetery

VIDEO: Poppy wreath tribute to woman Army second lieutenant buried in Spalding Cemetery

13 November 2018

Clara Mildred Hancock is believed to be the only woman who served in the Army in World War 1 to be buried in Spalding ...


PICTURE SPECIAL: Time for reflection on Remembrance Day in Pinchbeck

PICTURE SPECIAL: Time for reflection on Remembrance Day in Pinchbeck

PICTURE SPECIAL: Time for reflection on Remembrance Day in Pinchbeck

12 November 2018

Villagers in Pinchbeck had two opportunities on Sunday to remember the men who gave their lives for freedom.


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