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Making it look easy

Making it look easy

Making it look easy

22 June 2021

A visit to a care home brings cause to reminisce for John Ward in his latest Ward's World column this week.


Busker hides under umbrella to avoid the mess from pigeons

Busker hides under umbrella to avoid the mess from pigeons

Busker hides under umbrella to avoid the mess from pigeons

16 June 2021

A busker has been forced to hide under a parasol to avoid being bombarded by poo from pesky pigeons who are nesting over an empty shop doorway.


Pigeon poo plagues passengers

Pigeon poo plagues passengers

Pigeon poo plagues passengers

28 May 2021

Pesky pigeons are making life tricky for passengers at Spalding Railway Station.

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Another song... and another shambles

Another song... and another shambles

Another song... and another shambles

26 May 2021

In his weekly Ward's World column, John Ward takes a look at Eurovision.


Tribute to Wombles appears in town

Tribute to Wombles appears in town

Tribute to Wombles appears in town

21 May 2021

The Wombles have been honoured for their litter-picking efforts in the area.

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Buffalo rising: Amphibious vehicle unearthed after more than 70 years

Buffalo rising: Amphibious vehicle unearthed after more than 70 years

Buffalo rising: Amphibious vehicle unearthed after more than 70 years

30 April 2021

An 'amphibious vehicle' that has been buried under the ground in Crowland for more than 70 years has been unearthed.


WARD'S WORLD: Sometimes it’s all about knowing your staples

WARD'S WORLD: Sometimes it’s all about knowing your staples

WARD'S WORLD: Sometimes it’s all about knowing your staples

29 April 2021

In his weekly column, John Ward broaches the subject of telephone surveys.


Street artists create a town wonderwall

Street artists create a town wonderwall

Street artists create a town wonderwall

07 April 2021

They've created another striking design in the town, much to the building owners' delight.


Potholes: The board game

Potholes: The board game

Potholes: The board game

25 March 2021

Potholes blighting South Holland’s road have inspired the area’s favourite inventor to come up with a new game.


Thrilling town event is shortlisted for awards

Thrilling town event is shortlisted for awards

Thrilling town event is shortlisted for awards

23 March 2021

A spook-tacular event has been nominated for three awards.


Top tips from the Pancake Queen

Top tips from the Pancake Queen

Top tips from the Pancake Queen

15 February 2021

A veteran pancake maker has agreed to share her best flippin’ secrets with Free Press readers… you ‘batter’ believe it!


WARD'S WORLD: The future beckons

WARD'S WORLD: The future beckons

WARD'S WORLD: The future beckons

17 January 2021

In his weekly column, John ward reflects on Christmas and looks forward to the new year.


WARD'S WORLD: What a year 2020 has been

WARD'S WORLD: What a year 2020 has been

WARD'S WORLD: What a year 2020 has been

19 December 2020

In his weekly column, madcap inventor John Ward looks back on a strange year.


WARD'S WORLD: Christmas thoughts

WARD'S WORLD: Christmas thoughts

WARD'S WORLD: Christmas thoughts

06 December 2020

In his weekly column, John Ward thinks about Christmas fun in the past...


Store assures shoppers: 'Dave's still here'

Store assures shoppers: 'Dave's still here'

Store assures shoppers: 'Dave's still here'

19 November 2020

Customers of a town retailer have been told that a popular staff member is still at work there


Couple left baffled by two strange lights in sky

Couple left baffled by two strange lights in sky

Couple left baffled by two strange lights in sky

16 November 2020

They want to know if anyone else saw the strange lights.


Enter if you dare!

Enter if you dare!

Enter if you dare!

27 October 2020

Here are pictures from the Halloween experience which is running at The Sessions House.


Have you got a golden ticket?

Have you got a golden ticket?

Have you got a golden ticket?

10 October 2020

This popular chip shop owner is raising money for Leukaemia research with this golden ticket offer.


Squirrels benefit from lockdown with John’s second feeding house

Squirrels benefit from lockdown with John’s second feeding house

Squirrels benefit from lockdown with John’s second feeding house

29 July 2020

Madcap inventor makes a squirrel feeding house from recycled parts during lockdown.


WARD'S WORLD: A kind of magic

WARD'S WORLD: A kind of magic

WARD'S WORLD: A kind of magic

28 July 2020

In his weekly column, madcap inventor John Ward remembers a certain hotel visit...


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