News from Spalding Today

Tastes of the black stuff at Gosberton Winter Ale Festival

Organisers of the first beer event to be held at Gosberton Public Hall are set to get more rounds in after a stunning success. In fact, the village hall had two attractions for visitors with the Gosberton Winter Ale Festival on at the same time as a Chri

19 min. ago in Regional East
 

Burglars steal child’s quad bike from Moulton

Thieves who stole a six-year-old boy’s quad bike from a family’s Moulton home have broken his nan’s heart. Annette White said on Tuesday she hadn’t revealed the news yet to her grandson, as the quad bike – which has a real engine – is his pride and joy.

19 min. ago in Regional East
 

Pinchbeck East pupils have Christmas wrapped up

Pupils at Pinchbeck East had Christmas all-wrapped up to bring cheer to people in need. The youngsters filled shoeboxes with life’s essentials and luxuries and are pictured here with their brightly wrapped presents ready to be sent off.

42 min. ago in Regional East
 

Last ever Christmas dinner for Spalding branch of The Lincolns

Spalding branch of The Lincolns enjoyed their annual Christmas dinner with top brass and guests at The Woodlands Hotel. Branch chairman Ken Willows said there has been a decline in membership and those that remain are getting older. 
He said: “We are all

49 min. ago in Regional East
 

Police search for wanted man in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police are today (Wednesday) appealing for information on the whereabouts of a wanted man. Daniel Twinn (25), of Monks Road in Lincoln and Pilgrim Avenue in Immingham, is wanted for failing to appear at court. Anyone who has seen Daniel or k

49 min. ago in Regional East
 

Christmas tree offer by Spalding Academy

Spalding Academy (formerly Sir John Gleed School) has a number of Christmas trees which students and staff are ready to give to the community. About 20 Christmas trees were cut down to allow light to fall on wildflower seeds planted in the school’s Woodl

today, 16:33 in Regional East
 

Lights out and broken tree – where’s the festive spirit in Spalding?

Spalding residents are asking what happened to town’s festive spirit with riverside tulip lights unlit for the first time in five years. There’s more gloom in Hall Place as the tip of the Christmas tree donated by Baytree is broken. Riverside resident Em

today, 16:02 in Regional East
 

The search is on for Junior Miss Lincolnshire

Britain’s Junior Miss have launched their search in Lincolnshire for a girl aged 13-16 to represent their region in the national Britain’s Junior Miss competition. This is the inaugural year for Britain’s Junior Miss, and with regions such as Cumbria and

today, 14:58 in Regional East
 

Does this ring a bell for anyone in Holbeach?

Staff at the Sue Ryder charity shop in Holbeach desperately want to speak to a man who they think accidentally donated a treasured ring. The man dropped off a large ‘Wilko’ carrier bag of goods to sell in the shop on High Street on Tuesday of last week.

today, 14:09 in Regional East
 

New £5 notes engraved with Jane Austin worth £50,000 circulated in Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway. Tiny portraits of Jane Austen have been added to four of the new £5 notes by talented mic

today, 11:20 in Regional East
 

Your donation will help a Lincolnshire young person have a Happy Christmas

Young Oasis, the support service for children and teenagers affected by parental drug or alcohol misuse in Lincolnshire, has launched its Christmas fundraising campaign. Throughout December the team at Lincolnshire Action Trust is asking people to make a

today, 11:20 in Regional East
 

Parish council vacancy in fleet after member resigns

Fleet Parish Council is looking for a new member after the resignation of Coun Phillip James. A Notice of Vacancy has gone up in Fleet, as well as at South Holland District Council’s offices in Spalding, giving details of the process of replacing Coun Ja

today, 11:03 in Regional East
 

New research could help our nuclear vets

New research by Brunel University in London could help British nuclear tests veterans and their descendants, according to leading campaigner and test veteran Doug Hern. Money was made available for the research by the Government allocating cash from the

today, 10:07 in Regional East
 

Health bosses agree new restrictions on costly prescriptions

Health bosses in Lincolnshire are set to begin restricting prescription items as part of a bid to cut costs and encourage people to look after themselves better. At meeting of the governing body on Thursday, Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group

today, 09:55 in Regional East
 

Donington ‘eyesore’ set for transformation after planning vote

The go-ahead for a former landmark Donington hotel to be redeveloped is a sign of the village “coming back together”, according to a village representative. Coun Jane King, parish and district councillor for Donington, warmly welcomed a decision by South

today, 08:24 in Regional East
 


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