Population boom sparks traffic plan
Spalding's population boom is the spark for a new transport plan to keep people and businesses on the move.
Will Self: A 'southern sod' discovers the north on foot
There's nothing that the great mass of us enjoy more than exercising our fine discrimination: "This is good," we delight in saying, "while that is emphatically bad."
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Death knell sounds for our libraries
LAST STAND: The torchlight protest at Market Deeping Library with Phil Dilks, Judy Stevens, Andrew and Julie Bowell and Mayor Xan Collins.
We want your lights videos
We will be asking you, our readers, to send in short videos of your displays and our reporters will also be out and about recording the best-lit homes.
This is Lincolnshire
Marcin Karkoszka, 30, of 49 St Johns Road, Spalding, case proven in absence at Lincoln Magistrates' Court for failing to give information relating to the identification of the driver of a vehicle.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Identity crisis for police boss, according to polls
The man who oversees policing in Lincolnshire has an identity crisis according to polls showing that his job is a total mystery to the public.
Bourne legacy as foodbank helps hundreds
Families and individuals at breaking point in Bourne this Christmas can thank church leaders in the town for a foodbank which can give them a festive lifeline.
Town digs deep in helping out disaster area
Rotary Club members across South Holland are lost for words because of an overwhelming response from the public to the Philippines typhoon disaster.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Two-car collision in Long Sutton
A Renault Clio and a Peugeot 306 collided on Main Road, off Garnsgate Road, at about 5pm, although it is unclear at the moment whether anyone was injured.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Former Spalding resident to face crown court hearing
A woman charged with a robbery of 50 cash in Spalding is to face a crown court hearing next year.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Elderly driver fined for role in Spalding crash
An elderly woman has been fined for her involvement in a road crash which injured a mother and her 14-year-old son.
Man walking dog finds $100K floating in river
It was cold cash -- and a little soggy. A man walking his dog spotted wads of notes floating in the Spalding River in the United Kingdom last month.
Give a gift and make a child's Christmas
Lincolnshire Free Press deputy news editor Tracey Sweetland, We ll Let Your House s owner Harry Drury, Beales manager Rhona Pieczka, We ll Let Your House manager Jacob Bell and Sarah Wright of Beale s toy department.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Dressing up and baking off for children on charity day
People of all ages left their school and work uniforms at home over the weekend to raise as much money as possible for Children in Need.
Policing panel meeting in Weston tonight
People in Cowbit, Moulton and Weston are invited to a meeting of Spalding East Rural Community Policing Panel tonight at 7pm.
Spalding's Christmas lights switch-on
Up to 6,000 people were in Spalding's Market Place on Sunday as Santa Claus, MP John Hayes and Flower Queen Inca Honnor switched on the Christmas lights at the end of a spectacular day's entertainment.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Man admits two assault and two shoplifting charges
A 22-year-old man from Spalding has pleaded guilty to assaulting another man and a woman in the town, as well as to shoplifting charges.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Santa set for festive tour
South Holland Rotary Club Santa with collectors Ian Smee and Pat Luckett in Spalding Market Place last year.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Rotary clubs unite to help disaster area
Rotary Club pesidents Bruce Alexander, Kate Rivett and Richard Thacker with fundraiser Peter Kite to launch the club's Philippines Disaster Appeal.
Behind the scenes at new crematorium
On Monday the first group of mourners will gather to say goodbye to a loved one at Spalding's new crematorium.