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Storytime made extra special thanks to Snow White

Youngsters enjoyed a very special storytime session thanks to a fairytale visitor. Snow White dropped in to read stories to the children at Spalding Primary School this week. The visit was timed to tie in with the topic of Fairytales, which the children are studying this term. Photo: VNG220414-59. To order call 01775 768815.

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There’s a T-Rex in the garden

SCARY STUFF: Steph Ransom is running scared at the Jurassic Golf Course at the Playbarn, Spalding, thanks to the course’s latest addition! Photo: VNG210414-28

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Holbeach band needs your help

A brass band which has been part of the Holbeach community for more than 40 years is calling for public support to help raise £100,000 to find a new home. Holbeach Town Band has rented its Back Lane premises from the parish council for the last 35 years but has been given two years’ notice to find an alternative home. ...

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See your art on side of lorry with Transported

People with a very wide creative streak are being invited to fill some large canvasses to help engage others in the arts. Transported, the Creative People and Places programme from Arts Council England for Boston Borough and South Holland, is inviting commissions from artists and designers for a series of custom designs to grace the sides of FreshLinc lorries. The ...

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Could you help our heroes?

All over the country, people are baking cakes, shaving heads, parachuting, trekking, cycling, running and much, much more to raise money for our wounded. Help for Heroes relies on its team of fantastic volunteers to support the hundreds and thousands of people who are doing their bit for our wounded heroes. Here’s where you come in – the charity is ...

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Join the party and help raise funds for pets

There’s still time to join the party and raise funds for pet charities by joining the 25th anniversary celebrations of National Pet Month. This national celebration of responsible pet ownership has helped countless pet organisations over the past 25 years with thousands of pet owners, vet and pet professionals organising fun and educational events around the country. From schools, veterinary ...

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Big litter pick at Spalding Primary

Spalding Primary School pupils hit the streets with a vengeance to  complete their second “Big Tidy”. No litter was left untouched as litter pickers from the school council descended on the local alleyways and streets as well as the school grounds, tidying rubbish from paths and bushes. Following a previous litter pick, the school council invested money to buy and use their own equipment in ...

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Parents tuck into Easter tea at Spalding school

Parents were invited to join their children for an Easter tea at Monkshouse Primary School. Each of the classes at the school gave a performance, which included singing, dancing, ukeleles and other musical instruments, before everyone enjoyed refreshments, an Easter bonnet parade and an egg decorating competition. Prizes were presented to each class for best bonnet and best decorated egg. ...

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Pre-school youngsters waddle in wellies in West Pinchbeck

It was wellies all the way as youngsters at a West Pinchbeck pre-school had some Easter fun to raise funds. Ladybirds Pre-School children completed a sponsored Welly Waddle around the local playing field to round off their end-of-term fun, which also saw them making their own Easter bonnets and bunny baskets to use in an Easter egg hunt. The events ...

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Winter wonderland at Pinchbeck Primary

Winter returned for a brief spell as a primary school was turned into a wonderland as an end-of-term treat for children. Leisure Skate, based in Weston Hills, set up a synthetic ice rink at Pinchbeck East Primary School where children were able to have a go at skating and curling. Classes took it in turns over two days, using special ...

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Story and songs mark end of term at Pinchbeck pre-school

Tiny actors and actresses from a Pinchbeck pre-school performed for proud parents and grandparents to mark the end of term. Stepping Stones Pre-School children performed the story of the Little Red Hen, complete with animal headgear, and sang some Easter themed favourites before the assembled family and friends were invited to enjoy coffee and cake and take part in a ...

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Pinchbeck primary winter wonderland

Winter returned for a brief spell as a primary school was turned into a wonderland as an end-of-term treat for children. Leisure Skate, based in Weston Hills, set up a synthetic ice rink at Pinchbeck East Primary School where children were able to have a go at skating and curling. Classes took it in turns over two days, using special ...

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Dog microchipping session in Long Sutton

A dog microchipping event is being held in Long Sutton on Tuesday, April 15. The venue is the mobile police station, which will be parked in Cinder Ash Park in the village between 9.30am and 12.30pm and the dog warden and local PCSOs will be in attendance. There is a special price of £6 per dog on the day and ...

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