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Honour for Holbeach legend

Honour for Holbeach legend

Honour for Holbeach legend

02 August 2022

Players and fans paid homage to a legendary supporter as he made his final lap around the pitch.


Has the 'Covid effect' worn off for nature lovers?

Has the 'Covid effect' worn off for nature lovers?

Has the 'Covid effect' worn off for nature lovers?

01 August 2022

The number of people taking part in this year's Big Butterfly Count has halved, prompting organisers to ask if people are now less focussed on nature?


Less food grown due to rising costs

Less food grown due to rising costs

Less food grown due to rising costs

01 August 2022

Growers in the area are reported to be cutting the amount of food they are producing due to sky rocketing costs.

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Sunflower crop earliest for more than a decade

Sunflower crop earliest for more than a decade

Sunflower crop earliest for more than a decade

28 July 2022

Sunflowers have bloomed two weeks early as temperatures hit record highs as part of the recent heatwave.


Zero carbon home is given the green light

Zero carbon home is given the green light

Zero carbon home is given the green light

27 July 2022

A couple will be allowed to create a zero carbon self-build home - despite the fact that council officers said the scheme should be rejected.

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Threat to small family farms by cost rise

Threat to small family farms by cost rise

Threat to small family farms by cost rise

24 July 2022

Concerns have been raised that the traditional family farm could be under threat.

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Eco-garden made by Bakkavor team

Eco-garden made by Bakkavor team

Eco-garden made by Bakkavor team

24 July 2022

A previously disused piece of land has been lovingly transformed into a thriving eco-garden by factory staff.


Call for policy to stop shop vinyl windows

Call for policy to stop shop vinyl windows

Call for policy to stop shop vinyl windows

24 July 2022

Civic campaigners are calling for Spalding to have a shop front policy in a bid to stop traders having ‘eyesore’ vinyl window stickers.

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Could this be the final resting place of Hereward?

Could this be the final resting place of Hereward?

Could this be the final resting place of Hereward?

24 July 2022

The lost grave of a rebel leader and the remains of an abbot who was murdered by marauding Danes are some of the myths connected with Crowland Abbey.


Jubilee funding goes back into village

Jubilee funding goes back into village

Jubilee funding goes back into village

24 July 2022

Village groups have been given a share of funds left over from this year’s jubilee celebrations.

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Youngsters ace it at tennis competition

Youngsters ace it at tennis competition

Youngsters ace it at tennis competition

23 July 2022

It was a glorious morning of tennis as Spalding Town Tennis Club saw Spalding Juniors compete in the annual Mary Burgess cup.


High hopes for town as judges pay a big visit

High hopes for town as judges pay a big visit

High hopes for town as judges pay a big visit

22 July 2022

One town is keeping its fingers crossed after a special judges visit took place.


Summer fun for kids as activity plan rolled out

Summer fun for kids as activity plan rolled out

Summer fun for kids as activity plan rolled out

22 July 2022

A series of fun activities are on offer for youngsters who receive benefits-related free school meals.


Stone the crows, what a lovely event that was

Stone the crows, what a lovely event that was

Stone the crows, what a lovely event that was

22 July 2022

Paddington Bear, Boris Johnson and even the Queen were on display at a much-loved village event.


COP27: After heatwaves, fires and drought can this year's crunch climate summit spark change?

COP27: After heatwaves, fires and drought can this year's crunch climate summit spark change?

COP27: After heatwaves, fires and drought can this year's crunch climate summit spark change?

21 July 2022

The problems of climate change are starring us in the face, say scientists, so what role can global conference COP27 play this year?


Calls for council to ‘do its duty’ to solve town centre rubbish issue

Calls for council to ‘do its duty’ to solve town centre rubbish issue

Calls for council to ‘do its duty’ to solve town centre rubbish issue

21 July 2022

A frustrated Spalding business man is calling for the council to ‘do its duty’ as the town is ‘drowning in rubbish’.

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No action is ‘green light to deface town’

No action is ‘green light to deface town’

No action is ‘green light to deface town’

20 July 2022

Volunteers say police are giving louts a ‘green light to deface the town’ as no further action will be taken over a vandalism attack.

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'It's only a bit of weather' says stoic fishmonger

'It's only a bit of weather' says stoic fishmonger

'It's only a bit of weather' says stoic fishmonger

19 July 2022

A stoic fishmonger was not deterred by the heatwave from serving customers today.

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‘We have never known heat like this before’

‘We have never known heat like this before’

‘We have never known heat like this before’

19 July 2022

A concerned nurse is urging people to stay safe during the heatwave.


Water restrictions warning due to low river levels

Water restrictions warning due to low river levels

Water restrictions warning due to low river levels

18 July 2022

Low river levels in South Lincolnshire could see water restrictions placed on farmers.


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