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Throwing down the Gauntlet to find the best possible deal on insurance

A new insurance brokerage based in Spalding is opening up many new insurance avenues for business customers looking for better deals and more comprehensive insurance packages. Gauntlet Spalding Insurance Brokers has an office in the Lovells Business Centre, St Johns Road, Spalding and is an exciting new venture headed by Mick Cunningham and owned by the Directors of Lovells Auto Body ...

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Woodlands puts customers at the heart of everything

One of Spalding’s finest hotels is proud of its ethos of putting the customer at the heart of everything it does. As well as being a beautiful venue for a small civil wedding, Woodlands Hotel in Pinchbeck Road can also cater for a whole host of other events and get-togethers, including wakes, conferences, charity functions, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and ...

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Crowland Caravans offers great advice

If a staycation is on your radar this summer, a visit to Crowland Caravans and Camping will fill you full of inspiration. This family-run business can offer advice on all aspects of camping and caravanning thanks to staff with a total of more than 40 years’ experience within the camping and caravan industry. You’re bound to find what you’re looking ...

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Discover a host of treasures at the Silverwood Centre

The Silverwood Centre at Long Sutton is much more than just a garden centre. There is a variety of small businesses housed at the centre selling goods such as jewellery, furniture and photography services. 619 Vintage specialises in the unique and unusual side of up-cycling, so whether it’s a vintage chest of drawers you’re after or a lamp made from ...

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Orchard House Boarding Kennels: Home from home for your dog

When you go on holiday, so should your dog – that’s the view of Claire Purliant and her staff at Orchard House Luxury Boarding Kennels. Dog lover Claire opened the Surfleet kennels at the beginning of December and prides herself on offering “the Hilton experience for dogs”. Claire’s dad Ray Ellison and her sister Lucy Ellison-Rowe, both work part-time at ...

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Check out Charmed Interiors’ exciting new range of curtains

Spalding soft furnishings store Charmed Interiors is going from strength to strength. Just 21 months after opening, the Sheepmarket store has increased its range of ready-made and made-to-measure curtains and blinds to satisfy a new gap in the market. E-commerce and sales manager Darren Sutton said: “Hills Furniture Store has stopped doing curtains so we spotted a gap in the ...

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Keeping up with the changing face of beauty at Academy salon

Perfection Hair and Beauty Salon, University Academy Holbeach Park Road, Holbeach, PE12 7PU Pampering yourself can be a costly business but a visit to the Perfection salon at University Academy Holbeach could save you pounds on a range of luxury treatments as well as help the next generation of beauty professionals take the first steps in their chosen career. The ...

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Neame Lea Outlet: the place for all your plants

Great horticultural products at the keenest prices – that’s the promise of a new outlet in Gosberton. A huge variety of Neame Lea Nursery’s fantastic range is now available to the public direct from the company. Neame Lea Outlet has just opened, showcasing the freshest outdoor plants at discount prices. It caters for all budgets, starting with pocket-money prices. From ...

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Garden machinery needs will all be taken care of at The Lawnmower Centre

Whatever your lawn mowing needs, the Lawnmower Centre has the right product for you. There is literally a mower for everyone from a quality yet budget-conscious electric mower for £99 all the way up to the most complex of garden machines for £8,000. The centre has been based at Weston’s Baytree Garden Centre for the past 20 years but has ...

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Much more than latest blockbuster films on offer at West End Cinema

There’s much more than just the latest blockbuster movies on offer at West End Cinema, Boston. The venue, part of a family-run business which has three cinemas, can also be hired out for a variety of events, including children’s parties and corporate events. Youngsters can invite their friends to a private screening of a film, from as little as £125 ...

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Family-run jeweller’s with proud history

Wilcox and Carter is a family-run jewellery business with a proud history in Boston. And at the moment it is offering a special wedding ring promotion, where the happy couple can buy any two wedding rings and get the cheapest half price. Based in Wide Bargate, the business is run by Noel Gleeson, who has 51 years in the retail ...

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All-round pet care from a friendly team

Our pets often mean the world to us and a big part of our role as owners is providing them with the best care when they are sick. The Best Friends surgery in Holbeach has been caring for pets for over 20 years and prides itself on building a strong relationship with its clients and their pets. This includes understanding ...

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‘Spice Affair is a gem hiding in town centre’

1498 The Spice Affair Side Entrance, The Red Lion Hotel, Market Place, Spalding, PE11 1SU, 01775 769435 ‘The food is lovingly prepared and beautifully delivered’ review by Mel Biggadike This was my first visit to the restaurant and I’m kicking myself that I haven’t visited sooner. Authentic Goan cuisine reflects a combination of Arabian, Portuguese and Indian tastes which aren’t ...

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A friendly welcome awaits at Golden Lion

The Golden Lion, Moulton Seas End Telephone 01406 370767 ‘I could not fault either food or service throughout the evening’ review by Gill Wheldon A warm, family friendly welcome awaits you at The Golden Lion in Moulton Seas End. My husband John and I went for a meal there recently and it was a very enjoyable experience. Landlady Rachael Murray ...

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Good food delivered directly to your door

For people who want to enjoy life to the full, there`s not always enough time in the day to prepare a meal from scratch or go shopping. With a wide selection of frozen meals delivered directly to the door, Wiltshire Farm Foods is there to help people eat well and look after themselves in their own home. Recently created is ...

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Love of fashion going strong at Cherry Trees

Started 30 years ago in a small shop with her mother down a little side street, Cheryl Babington-Tree has never looked back. And Cherry Trees, in Pen Street, Boston, is testimony to Cheryl’s devotion and love of fashion, which she says has taken over her life. “I live and breathe fashion,” says Cheryl. “Over the years I have acquired a ...

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Tuck into tasty tapas at Ye Olde Red Lion

Ye Olde Red Lion Bicker Telephone 01775 821200 www.redlionbicker.co.uk Having previously enjoyed a lovely evening meal at Ye Olde Red Lion in Bicker, I jumped at the chance to go along and sample the restaurant’s Lincolnshire tapas menu – and I wasn’t disappointed. My colleague Mel and I dined at the restaurant on a Friday night and when we arrived ...

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New look at Spalding’s Volkswagen retailer Crowsons

It’s in with the new at Spalding car dealership Crowsons as its showroom has been given a new lease of life. Crowsons has been at the forefront of the car business in Spalding for more than 60 years, but it has been more than 15 years since its premises in Wardentree Lane had undergone a facelift. So the time had ...

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Total bliss at Oasis Beauty

A full hairdressing service has been added to the menu at Oasis Beauty, complementing the range of beauty treatments already on offer. Jo Barrett opened the Little London salon four years ago and has recently added hairdressing to the services offered. The salon, which prides itself on a informal and friendly atmosphere, already offers specialist treatments including botox, dermafillers and ...

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Everything you need for a beautiful home

Spalding’s independent homeware shop Charmed Interiors is celebrating a year in the town. Situated in the Sheepmarket, Charmed Interiors opened its doors last September and has been welcomed with open arms by customers, both local and from further afield. Manager Darren Sutton, whose brother and sister-in-law Jason and Sam own the store, puts the success down to the outstanding customer ...

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