Making the most of the summer – at last!

Enjoying a picnic in Spalding's Ayscoughfee Gardens.
Enjoying a picnic in Spalding's Ayscoughfee Gardens.
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SUMMER returned to Spalding this week bringing sunshine after the storms and a welcome relief for parents trying to entertain their children during the holidays.

Families headed to the historic Ayscoughfee Hall gardens in Church Street yesterday, where they were enjoying a spot of sunbathing and picnics on the lawn.

Two friends having a catch-up while their children played were Jo Elsden and Liz Edwards, who work at St Paul’s County Primary School.

They set up a picnic on a union flag rug to show their support for Team GB. Liz said: “We’ve been following the Olympics, but we had to make the most of the sun.

“We are lucky our children enjoy simple things like a picnic because it gets expensive entertaining them when it rains.”