Christmas News
Recycling options for Christmas trees in South Holland

Recycling options for Christmas trees in South Holland

Fresh advice on what to do with real Christmas trees in South Holland is coming from both regional and national levels of government.

politics
CHRISTMAS VIDEO: Lights of the world for charity in Holbeach

CHRISTMAS VIDEO: Lights of the world for charity in Holbeach

A festive fantasia of flashing lights that has illuminated an elderly couple’s Holbeach home for at least 12 years is back on full beam again.

Local
CHRISTMAS FOODBANK APPEAL: You’ve Done it Again South-east Lincolnshire

CHRISTMAS FOODBANK APPEAL: You’ve Done it Again South-east Lincolnshire

Families across South Holland will have a much happier Christmas because of the “overwhelming” generosity of Spalding Guardian readers.

Campaigns
Army of tin soldiers ride to the rescue of families

Army of tin soldiers ride to the rescue of families

Long Sutton Primary School has used the traditional Advent calendar to heart-warming effect and collected two trolley-loads of food for families in need.

elementary schools (Primary)
South Holland singing pair Ria and Slator join festive hit list

South Holland singing pair Ria and Slator join festive hit list

A South Holland music couple are hoping for bumper sales of their Christmas song to put them alongside Slade.

music
Nativity is a stage for pupils cast for action

Nativity is a stage for pupils cast for action

Children at Sutton St James Primary School will have a more international view of Christmas from now on after a nativity play of truly global proportions.

Local
Seasons greetings from Deepings school

Seasons greetings from Deepings school

Students and staff at The Deepings School are breaking up for their Christmas holidays today having said “thank you” to the community for its support.

communities
Double helping of Christmas story at village school

Double helping of Christmas story at village school

The Christmas story was child’s play at Weston Hills Primary School where Reception, Year 1 and 2 pupils starred in “A Miracle in Town”.

elementary schools (Primary)
CHRISTMAS FOODBANK APPEAL: Helping other people is just our business

CHRISTMAS FOODBANK APPEAL: Helping other people is just our business

Business with a good heart is the message Spalding Young Professionals (YP) are sending out this Christmas after their members’ sizable donation to a Spalding foodbank.

occupations
Holbeach Hospital Charity Shop wins Christmas window contest

Holbeach Hospital Charity Shop wins Christmas window contest

Holbeach Hospital Charity Shop has won the town’s Christmas Window Dressing Competition for 2016

consumer goods

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Santa should cut down on sherry and mince pies, according to nation's leading GP

Santa may also suffer from alcoholism and work stress, the head of the Royal College of GPs said.Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, chairwoman