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Spalding shop loses license after illegal alcohol and cigarette sales
A Spalding shop found by police to be selling illegal cigarettes and alcohol has had its premises license revoked by South Holland District Council's Licensing Panel.
Care home and sheltered housing residents embark on a creative journey through music
Residents and workers at two care homes and two sheltered homes in South Holland are taking part in a unique live music experience this month as they work with a professional orchestra to create new compositions and songs.
Horticulture and Harvest celebrated as popular Pumpkin Festival returns
Crafts, carving, fireworks, fancy dress, a parade and plenty of pumpkins will take centre-stage in Spalding on Friday October 12, as the always popular Pumpkin Festival, celebrating horticulture and harvest in South Holland, takes place in the town for the 17th year running.
Popular free course for potential start-ups in South Holland returns this November
Following a successful, fully booked, workshop in August, anyone looking to start their own business in South Holland can get the skills and help they need with establishing their new enterprise by attending a free intensive three-day Starting in Business course in Spalding next month.
Spaces available on expanded South Holland garden waste collection scheme
Following the successful pilot scheme and great demand from across the district, South Holland residents in eligible areas are being invited to register for the District Council's newly expanded garden waste collection service from 1st October 2018.
South Holland Council Tax Support Scheme opens for consultation
South Holland District Council has launched a new consultation to receive residents' views on the proposed Council Tax Support scheme for the year 2019/20.
South Holland District Council scoops award for care of stray dogs
South Holland District Council has been presented with a national award recognising the care and provision that they provide when dealing with stray dogs.
Heritage Open Days bringing history back to life at Spalding Cemetery
Residents and visitors to Spalding this weekend will have the chance to delve into an often unseen and unexplored part of the town's history, as one of the cemetery chapels and the Johnson mausoleum at Spalding Cemetery are opened as part of the nationwide Heritage Open Days campaign.
South Holland District Council Raises the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day
South Holland District Council hosted a celebration at their Priory Road office in Spalding on Monday September 3, with a ceremonial raising of the Red Ensign flag in recognition of the work and the service of members of the Merchant Navy.
Spalding housing development to be named after leader of suffragette movement
A new housing development in Spalding will be named in honour of political activist and suffragette movement leader Emmeline Pankhurst, in what is the centenary year of the first women being recognised with the right to vote.