Author Archives: Tom Cassidy

Accountants aim to hit new heights in fundraising bid

A team of accountants from a Spalding firm have kick-started the company’s fundraising exploits by abseiling down one of the most extreme locations in England.   Eight colleagues from the Broad Street firm tackled the 250 foot high Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London to raise money for the Moore Thompson Charitable Fund CIO – the firm’s ...

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Win tickets to see Love Island stars at Truckfest event

Truckfest East is set to wow the crowds later this month – and we have two pairs of family tickets to give away for the extravanganza.   The event takes place at the Norfolk Showground over the weekend of August 19 and 20 and promises a fabulous family day out.   The trucking spectacular will see main arena action from ...

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Hive of activity for Capricorn Cottage

Work is well under way on a new purpose-built cafe in the grounds of Capricorn Cottages.   The new Hive Cafe will be officially opened later this month by Coun Rodney Grocock, chairman of South Holland District Council.   The 34-bed residential home for people with learning disabilities is providing the cafe for residents so they can enjoy a drink ...

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Gentleman’s Society wants your views about its future

A South Holland heritage organisation is seeking the views of the public to release its potential for the future.   Spalding Gentleman’s Society – which was founded in 1710 – is looking to make some changes to broaden its appeal to South Holland residents.   And, with the help of support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, members have launched an ...

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Sue shows a new pathway for mums to have homebirth

More expectant mothers in parts of South Holland will be now able to enjoy the ‘satisfying and precious’ experience of a home birth thanks to an extended midwife-led service.   Community team leader Sue Hasnip has more than three decades of experience in delivering babies and is part of the team providing the Midwife-Led Pathway introduced by the Queen Elizabeth ...

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Temporary home for car spares business as builders move in

A motor parts business has opened its doors in Spalding again after a fire ripped through its premises earlier this year.   Work is currently under way on demolishing part of the Pinchbeck location of AGM (Complete Parts and Component Solutions) Ltd after the fire in May which destroyed £200,000 of stock.   But staff this week opened the doors ...

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