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Get arty for Christmas at Doodles

A mobile pottery painting business is offering people the chance to attend a Christmas party with a difference. In the run-up to Christmas Doodles, which also has a dedicated studio at Unique Cottage Studios, Fulney, is inviting groups of children or adults the chance to try their hand at decorating a unique gift for family or friends. The business, which ...

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Electrical retailer aims for a younger clientele

Boston’s oldest independent electrical retailer is hoping to appeal to a younger clientele with a shop floor makeover. Dawson’s, in West Street, has been serving customers in Boston and surrounding area since 1961 and is proud of its history. So much so, its slogan is “a local company with our own local service – since 1961”. Dawson’s is a family-run ...

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Give your feet some love with free check

Having just joined Aspire Health and Wellbeing, podiatrist Alexandria Davies is looking forward to helping clients feel like they are “walking on air”. A podiatrist is much more than someone who keeps your feet and toenails in tip top condition, and like Alexandria, qualified practitioners must complete three years’ full time study. During their course they learn about musculoskeletal podiatry, ...

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Roll up for Wheels of Fortune event

Wheels Motorcycles is East Anglia’s largest Aprilia, Suzuki and Kawasaki motorcycle dealer with an outstanding reputation for customer service. Based in Peterborough, Wheels is also an approved dealer for Honda motorcycles as well as Piaggio and Vespa scooters. In 2008 Wheels was presented with the Aprilia Motorcycles European Dealer of the Year Award. It also carries a huge selection of ...

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Find the perfect Ford to suit your life and budget at TC Harrison

TC Harrison is already establishing itself as the place to go for new and used Fords in the area since acquiring the Rylatt Ford site in Pinchbeck earlier this year. In the first few months, TC Harrison has already doubled the size of the site and now has three times as many cars on display. And there are plans in ...

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Get out and about in a new or used caravan

South Lincs Leisure, in one form or another, has been promoting the “Great Outdoors” since 1992 by specialising in the sale of new and used touring caravans. From its origins as South Lincolnshire Caravans, trading from a small site at Hoffleet Stow on the A17, the business has evolved through a successful formula of hard work and total dedication to ...

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Wigwam ‘glamp’ site brings tourists to area

The first visitors are set to try out a new “glamping” site in Spalding. Third generation farmer TW Mews and Son, based in Quadring Eaudyke, have set up Crowtree Wigwams, a Wigwam Holidays franchise, to bring “glamorous camping” to the area. Wigwam Holidays has more than 60 sites across the UK and a large following of clients who enjoy camping ...

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Shooter to start off shop’s celebration

An Olympic shooter will fire the starting pistol on an event marking 70 years at a Long Sutton shop. Aaron Heading, who lives in Spalding and represented England in the “trap” competition at London 2012, will officially open the three-day celebration at Pledgers, in Market Place, at 10am on Thursday, July 2. Over the next three days, until July 4, ...

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Sisters have it all wrapped up with new snack menu

There’s now oodles more than noodles on offer to keep hunger at bay at one of Spalding’s newest eateries. Since it opened last August, Wok Aroma, in Holland Market, has offered a tasty Asian alternative to the lunchtime sandwich – but it’s now spreading its wings to bring an even wider range of snacks to its clientele. And sisters Sharon ...

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As Good As it gets for used furniture

There’s no need to travel far to find good quality secondhand furniture. After three years at its shop in Park Road, Holbeach, As Good As has just expanded into the former gym across the road – meaning there’s even more space for its great range of household items at great prices. Whether it’s good quality sofas, beds, wardrobes or dining ...

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Kindergarten aims to give children ‘home from home’

Providing a home from home where youngsters can feel safe and happy is the key to the success of Munchkins Kindergarten. The setting, based at St Peter’s Lodge, a converted house in Priory Road, Spalding, caters for youngsters aged from six weeks up to eight years and is the holder of the healthy childcare award and has a “good” Ofsted ...

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There’s a new agent in town

Estate agent Newton Fallowell has officially opened the doors of its Spalding branch. Situated in the former Lloyds Pharmacy shop on Bridge Street, Chris Lett, co-director and valuer, worked with companies including Spalding Signs and Elmtree Homes to completely refurbish the premises. Guests over the opening weekend included Spalding town centre manager Dennis Hannant, Mark Newton, CEO of the Newton ...

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Riding wear for sale at Jods’n’Jackets store

Jods’n’Jackets is a small boutique style shop in Long Sutton Market Place and can be found above Long Sutton Flooring. The shop sells riding and casual wear and horse products with the competitive rider in mind. Born from owner Nicola Clarey’s background and passion for anything equestrian, Jods’n’Jackets soon evolved from a used riding jacket exchange to what it is ...

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Business booming for dog groomer

A successful dog grooming business is hoping to extend its pooch pampering services in the coming months. Pretty 4 Pawz dog grooming, based in Moulton Chapel, is a family owned business, started in 2013 by Sue Thrush. Sue is a passionate animal lover with more than 40 years’ experience of owning, training and rescuing dogs. After running a dog walking ...

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Lambs and micro pigs bring the cuteness factor to new Farm Yard

Cute and cuddly animals are always a firm favourite with children – and adults alike – but places to go to get up close to species such as pigs and sheep can be hard to come by in south Lincolnshire. And that’s the gap that Spalding Farm Shop is hoping to fill with the latest addition to its shop and ...

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Native species and owls at Baytree wildlife centre

Baytree Owl and Wildlife Centre now hosts a range of native animals as well as the birds that its title suggests. After being taken over 15 months ago, the centre has received a great deal of time and work to bring it back to life. On the verge of closure in September 2013, new manager Mark Birdsall took it under ...

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Expanding firm Fenland Carpets and Flooring celebrating a successful first year in Spalding

The sky is the limit for Fenland Carpets and Flooring as it celebrates its first year in business. After opening the Spalding shop in March last year, the booming business has already expanded to include a second store in Bourne. And it doesn’t end there, as owner Nick Bloodworth is hoping to open two more shops in the future to ...

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Take to the road with A&P Travel

Coach travel specialists A&P Travel are offering an exciting programme of day trips and holidays for 2015. The firm will be holding an open day at Pinchbeck Village Hall, Knight Street, on Sunday, February 22, from 10.30am to noon to showcase its new 2015 day trip brochure and its comprehensive holiday selection for the year ahead. Visitors will be able ...

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Mix business and a fry-up at Pied Calf

A full range of tasty options are on the table if you choose Spalding’s Pied Calf for your breakfast meeting. As well as the traditional fry-up – two rashers of bacon, a sausage, hash brown bites, fried egg, grilled tomato and beans – there’s also a few lighter options if you can’t face such a big plateful while you get ...

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Caffe Aurora is keeping it in the family

A Holbeach businesswoman is keeping it in the family with her latest venture. Rosemary Cameron, who is Holbeach born and bred, is behind the launch of new coffee lounge Caffe Aurora. Rosemary’s daughter Sophie and her husband Cormac O’Hara lead the operation with Sophie as head baker and Cormac as manager. Their eldest daughter Poppy leads the Barista service team ...

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