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Tributes to former Holland with Boston MP Sir Richard Body

Tributes have been paid to former Holland with Boston MP Sir Richard Body who has died at the age of 90. Sir Richard was elected in March 1966 and was the constituency MP until May 1997, when he switched to the newly created Boston and Skegness seat,...

today, 16:54 in Regional East

Donington Parish Council news: Potholes could kill - warning

Donington parish councillors are fighting to get potholes repaired, particularly ones on the A52 that they fear pose a threat to life. Parish councillors and county councillor Rodney Grocock have reported potholes several times but, so far, they have...

today, 16:21 in Regional East

Applicants needed for lollipop lady or man at Deepings school

The head of a Deeping St James school and a county councillor are asking villagers to consider becoming a lollipop lady or man. A school crossing patrol vacancy at Linchfield Community Primary School is still open despite a successful campaign,...

today, 15:02 in Regional East

Bomb hoaxes hit Lincolnshire schools

Nine Lincolnshire Schools have received fake bomb threats. Lincolnshire Police said the schools received the threats this morning as part of a nationwide incident. A spokesperson said: “We take hoaxes extremely seriously as they divert our resources...

today, 15:02 in Regional East

Columnist Trish featured on top Chinese website

An interview with Free Press columnist Trish Burgess has been featured on the biggest and most influential media organization in China. Trish was interviewd by a Chinese reporter on Thursday after travelling to Cambridge to sign the book of condolence...

today, 14:40 in Regional East

CCTV images released after Swineshead burglary

Police are appealing for information after a haulage business on North End, Swineshead, was burgled between 12.22am and 3am on Sunday. FH Bates and Sons was broken into, with the offender reportedly smashing a window to enter the property. He is...

today, 11:57 in Regional East


Before the local councils: South Holland District Council G Franklin, The Chequers, 3 Main Street, Gedney Dyke. Change of use from public house to two dwellings. G Franklin, Pear Tree Farm, St James Road, Long Sutton. Dwelling. Lincolnshire Wildlife...

today, 11:37 in Regional East

Sir Richard was a thoughtful, kind, gentle and brave man

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By MP John Hayes Last week the world lost Sir Richard Body, a thoughtful, gentle, kind, and brave man who represented Holland with Boston in Parliament for 35 years. His kindness was evident when I succeeded him as the MP for a...

today, 11:19 in Regional East

Calls to PM for action over impact of Brexit on the county

A working group set up to give a voice to people affected by Brexit is having its case fed directly back to Theresa May. At the latest meeting of the Social Issues in South Lincolnshire group in Long Sutton, discussions were held on the impact on...

today, 08:16 in Regional East

Peele pupils hear of Holocaust horror from survivor

Holocaust survivor Janine Webber visited Peele Community College in Long Sutton on Tuesday to speak to Year 10 pupils about her experiences in the Second World War. If you were to meet Janine Webber in the street, it would be easy to think she has led...

today, 06:42 in Regional East

WEEKEND WEB: It’s snow you know

WARD’S WORLD: By John Ward Sometimes the silly side of life seems to overtake the supposed normal side or rather what we assume is normal depending on how you wish to measure such a thing. During the recent snow storm, I am never ceased to be amazed...

yesterday, 19:10 in Regional East

WEEKEND WEB: Pupils experience WW2 life in 2000

We look back at the Spalding Guardian this week in 2000 Children from Fleet Wood Primary School were evacuated when they went on a trip back to the 1930s. More than 130 pupils visited Peterborough Museum for an experience of life in the Second World...

yesterday, 17:09 in Regional East

WEEKEND WEB: Such a busy start to year

CABINET CALL: A weekly column written by members of South Holland District Council’s Cabinet. This week with: Portfolio holder for Communities and Facilities Gary Taylor It’s been an extremely busy and eventful start to the year. In this week’s column...

yesterday, 15:04 in Regional East

WEEKEND WEB: Uncovering history from the depths of the sea

TRISH TAKES FIVE: By award-wnning blogger Trish Burgess Most of us of a certain age can remember the exciting news story in 1982 when the Mary Rose, Henry VIII’s warship, was eventually recovered, having lain at the bottom of the Solent for over 400...

yesterday, 13:42 in Regional East

WEEKEND WEB: Past and present

AUTISTIC LINCS: By autistic author Callum Brazzo This is history. This is history because I am the first autistic author to regularly feature in this newspaper…but why does that matter? You’ve heard a little bit about my story about how I’ve risen...

yesterday, 12:40 in Regional East

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