Spalding war memorial clean-up

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Ayscoughfee Hall’s historic war memorial was looking spick-and-span in time for Remembrance Sunday.

Thanks to sponsorship from local companies Buildbase, DRH Builders, Gibbs & Dandy, DNA Scaffolding and Blue Slate Company, the Grade 1 listed memorial was given a thorough clean.

Coun Gary Taylor, South Holland District Council’s portfolio holder for community, said: “We are extremely thankful to these companies for kindly supporting the clean-up.

“The memorial provides a lasting legacy for those who sacrificed so much and I’m delighted that it was looking spotless for the Remembrance Day service.”

Pictured (from left) are Ayscoughfee gardener Gordon Wilson, Sam Barron, from DRH Builders, Darrell Allen from DNA Scaffolding, George Mundo from DRH Builders, Steve Dolby from Buildbase, Dale Harrison from DRH Builders, Simon Parker from Gibbs & Dandy and Julia Knight, Museum Officer at Ayscoughfee.