Solicitors with Spalding branch identified as ‘One to Watch’

A leading chain of solicitors with a branch in Spalding has been named as ‘One to Watch’ in this year’s Sunday Times survey of the 100 best companies to work for.

HISTORIC TRAIN: The Flying Scotsman visits Spalding during its Scarborough Flyer tour in June 2017.  Photo by Tim Wilson.''SG240617-226TW.

Flying Scotsman due to pass through Spalding on Thursday

Train spotters in the Spalding area have another chance to see the Flying Scotsman, which is due to pass through the area today.

Bakkavor Meals in Sutton Bridge specialises in chilled Indian ready meals

50 new jobs on offer at firm’s Sutton Bridge sites

Food firm Bakkavor is 
advertising for 50 new 
recruits across its two Sutton Bridge sites.

The Crowland foodstore team

Co-op staff in Crowland, Long Sutton And Spalding honoured

From travel agents and post office staff to the friendly faces at the local food store – hard-working Lincolnshire Co-op staff have been honoured for making life better in their communities.

BizMums hosted its first meeting in Long Sutton and is keen to welcome more members

The sisters are doing it for themselves in Long Sutton

A new women’s networking group has held its first meeting in Long Sutton and is keen to welcome more new members.

PLANNING POSER: Tydd St Mary Parish Council chairman Coun John Ley has questioned the use of South Holland District Council's planning committee Chairman's Panel in considering applications.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG140517-150TW.

Panel poser on house plan in Tydd St Mary

A parish council chairman has questioned elements of the planning process in the wake of a second bid to build a house in Tydd St Mary.

Irene Davies, co-ordinator of Agapecare Foodbank Spalding, accepts an Easter donation of groceries from Westlode Fisheries staff Fardous Ali, Taiyba Masaud and Sahra Ali.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG051218-119TW.

Easter goodwill as Spalding chip shop supports foodbank

Alistair Main.

Alistair’s now one of the ‘Main’ men

Spalding accountancy practice Duncan & Toplis has promoted Alistair Main to director after having been associate director.


Coach firm a ‘Shaw’ thing when it comes to day excursions

Shaws of Maxey are once again winners at the British Coach Tourism Awards.

Ryan Clements

New clinic keeps shoe firm one step ahead

An award-winning Bourne shoe shop is staying one step ahead of its rivals by launching a unique foot clinic service.

CHARITY EVENT: Summer Beeken with the prizes she won in a children's tombola at Baytree Garden Centre, Weston, to raise money for the Lincolnshire Road Victims Memorial whose supporters include (back from left) Denice Middlebrook, Marie Scott, Pam Francis, Anne Bourne and Celia Cowling.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG020418-101TW.

Easter tombolas event in Weston for new memorial

Families visiting Baytree Garden Centre in Weston over Easter had a chance to contribute towards a permanent memorial for road casualties in Lincolnshire.

Moulton village sign

THE MOULTONS PARISH COUNCIL: ‘Keep lorries out of village’ plea at forum

A weight restriction on lorries travelling through Moulton has been called for by a villager who claimed to have seen “numerous near misses between vehicles and children”.

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Scott Woods

WEEKEND WEB: Planning for the care conundrum

MONEY MATTERS: By Scott Woods, financial advisor at Bingham-Woods Independent Financial Advisors, 2 Bridge Street, Spalding. Tel 01775 718257.

Sophie Mace and Sue Parsons at Bon Appechic in South Street, Crowland, where upcycled furniture, gifts and crafts are on sale.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG270318-101TW.

Business mums launch upcycling and crafts shop in Crowland

Two mums have brought the craze of upcycling to Crowland after opening a new shop just yards from the town’s famous Trinity Bridge.

Spalding Town Forum is to ask Anglian Water to paint barricades across the River Welland in Spalding after forum members branded it an "eyesore".  Photo supplied.

Paint job needed on ’eyesore’ river barricades in Spalding

An unsung Spalding landmark by the River Welland should be made more pleasing to the eye, according to district councillors.

TRAFFIC SURVEY: Spalding Town Forum members are trying to find out more about a survey of traffic movements in the town being carried out by Lincolnshire County Council to try and lessen congestion.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG020614-203TW.

New Spalding traffic survey aimed at managing town roads better

Hopes of a solution to “gridlock” in Spalding caused by level crossing closures have risen after the launch of a new traffic survey.

Moulton Bulb Co is celebrating five years with Aldi

Moulton Bulb Co celebrates five years with Aldi

Farmers at Moulton Bulb Co are celebrating their fifth year working with Aldi – an ongoing partnership which has resulted in multiple investments since 2013.

NEXT MOVE: The Moultons Parish Council want a say on the future use of the Gardman site in Moulton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG2011130-119TW.

THE MOULTONS PARISH COUNCIL: Council wants say on plan for Gardman site

The Moultons Parish Council is keen to have its say on the future use of the site of a former garden products supplier in Moulton.

Melissa Reid and Molly Bracey at Tulipfest in Spalding last year. SG300417-168TW

New chapter as Long Sutton shop Ruby’s and Diamonds goes home

Market Place in Long Sutton has seen another change with the departure of Ruby’s and Diamonds but the business itself is still alive and well.

Mary Garrett (front) with some of the people also opposed to The Chequers becoming two homes. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG310318-219TW

Villagers unite to save Gedney Dyke’s pub

Gedney Dyke villagers are uniting to save their only pub, The Chequers, from being lost and converted into two homes.

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