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1995 nostalgia from Holbeach, Market Deeping, Spalding and Sutton St James




Sutton St James County Primary School was appealing for sponsorship to buy books and shelves for its new library 25 years ago.

Two famous authors visited the school to chat with pupils and promote the library appeal.

Thomas the Tank Engine author Christopher Awdry was joined by nature writer Althea Braithwaite.

Sutton St James pupils meet author Althea Braithwaite. (34725866)
Sutton St James pupils meet author Althea Braithwaite. (34725866)

Three-year-old Thomas Mutter made history in Market Deeping 25 years ago as the first-ever page boy attendant for the carnival.

Thomas, who is pictured with carnival queen Suzanne Mills (12) and attendant Amy Turner (8) was chosen as page at the family disco to crown the queen.

Market Deeping Carnival Queen Suzanne Mills with attendant Amy Turner and page boy Thomas Mutter. (34726356)
Market Deeping Carnival Queen Suzanne Mills with attendant Amy Turner and page boy Thomas Mutter. (34726356)

Martial arts instructor John Cooper was proving an inspiration to youngsters by winning an event at the English Championships 25 years ago.

John, who ran a class for youngsters and adults at Spalding St Norbert’s RC Primary School, took the top prize in the black belt hand destruction event organised by the Great Britain Tae Kwon Do Association. He is pictured showing off his prize to pupils.

Tae Kwon Do champ John Cooper with St Norbert's pupils in 1995. (34726105)
Tae Kwon Do champ John Cooper with St Norbert's pupils in 1995. (34726105)

Proceeds from a darts tournament were donated to a school to buy new books 25 years ago. Holbeach and District Darts League secretary Alan Wright visited William Stukeley Primary School in Holbeach to hand over the cheque. He is pictured with, from left, (back) Frances Burdett (5), Joshua Reeve (5), Natalie Hammond (6), (centre) Benny Fung (5), Jade Ayres (6), (front) Ian Lane (5), Rebecca Law (5) and Fay Ettridge (6).

Holbeach and District Darts League secretary Alan Wright pictured with, from left, (back) Frances Burdett (5), Joshua Reeve (5), Natalie Hammond (6), (centre) Benny Fung (5), Jade Ayres (6), (front) Ian Lane (5), Rebecca Law (5) and Fay Ettridge (6). (34726626)
Holbeach and District Darts League secretary Alan Wright pictured with, from left, (back) Frances Burdett (5), Joshua Reeve (5), Natalie Hammond (6), (centre) Benny Fung (5), Jade Ayres (6), (front) Ian Lane (5), Rebecca Law (5) and Fay Ettridge (6). (34726626)


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