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Join yoga community with a class to suit you

Whether you are an absolute beginner or have been enjoying the benefits of yoga for a while, you are sure to find a class that suits you with Padma Yoga. Whatever your level, one thing you are sure to find is a sense of community, as that is what the Spalding-based studio prides itself on. These days Padma Yoga operates ...

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Gym membership and a personal trainer for a year

Have you made a New Year’s Resolution to get in shape in 2015? If so, the Spalding and South Holland Voice has just the thing to help you stick to your guns. We have teamed up with Spalding’s Everybody’s Gym to offer four lucky winners 12 months full membership and the chance to work with their own personal trainer. The ...

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Meals on wheels gets makeover courtesy of The English Takeaway

A transport company has brought a whole new meaning to the phrase meals on wheels. Daryl Moore, of NTP Services in Whaplode, has launched a new food service called The English Takeaway – and with 150 orders on the first weekend it seems demand is high. Daryl, who is running the company with help from her daughter Kimbly, son Jason, ...

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If you want to get away from it all I can recommend Ragdale Hall

If you’re looking for somewhere to get away from it all, I can fully recommend Ragdale Hall. Whether you’re after a few hours of ‘me time’ or a few days of complete relaxation, Ragdale Hall can offer just what you’re looking for. My husband Dan and I spent two days at the spa, which is set in the beautiful Leicestershire ...

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Strong start for town’s new gym

Thousands of pounds of the best equipment and the best in personal support and training have come together under one roof at Spalding’s newest gym. The work of friends Vernon Gay and Scott Miller, Heroes Gym opened last weekend and already people serious about getting fit are coming from miles around to make use of the state-of-the-art facilities. Scott has ...

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Make time for tea and cake at Tiffins

Pinchbeck has a lovely new tea room where you can relax with a slice of homemade cake and a cuppa. Louise and David Anthony opened Tiffins Tea Room in August and since then the business has picked up many loyal customers. Located in Knight Street, the tea room serves breakfast and lunch six days a week. Louise deals with the ...

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Why not try some of the tasty treats the Riverview Cafe has to offer?

Next time you’re looking for somewhere nice to tuck into a tasty treat, why not give the Riverview Cafe a try? Situated in Hills Department Store on Broad Street, Spalding, the cafe looks out over the River Welland offering a lovely view. Chef Ian Duckworth, who was at the cafe from 2007 to 2011, has returned as chef and head ...

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Family run business continues to grow

It’s been more than 60 years since the Crowson name first started serving Spalding and South Lincolnshire with fuel and motor parts at Little London Service Station, and now the dealership on Wardentree Lane, Pinchbeck – its home for almost 20 years – is set to have further developments and expansions to meet demand. With a successful start to 2014, ...

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Louisa’s sharing passion for dance with children

Opportunity knocks for youngsters wanting to learn some moves with the opening of a new dance school. Dance Vibe Academy is the culmination of 16 years of practice and passion for 21-year-old Louisa Harrison, who now wants to share her expertise and love of dancing with a new generation. Louisa, of Weston, started dancing when she was just five and ...

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Simpsons Butchers – one of Britain’s elite – opens Spalding shop

The very best in butcher’s shops will be unveiled in Spalding on Friday (Oct 3). Award-winning Simpsons Butchers, which is setting the benchmark for top-notch products and service, opens in Hall Place. Customers will benefit from the widest range of the best pies, pastries and cooked meats, with more lines such as hot baps and sandwiches to follow soon. Fresh wild ...

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A taste of luxury ‘under the stairs’ at Baytree

There’s something a little bit special lurking under the stairs at Baytree Nurseries these days – a spot where you can enjoy a proper cup of coffee in a relaxing setting. The Baytree Coffee Lounge, which is celebrating its first birthday, was the brainchild of Elke Biehler-Birch, who had a vision of bringing homemade cakes and real Barista coffee to ...

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‘Family’ at heart of furniture business

Selling good value, high quality furniture since 1919, Cammacks has become a familiar and respected presence in Boston. This year it celebrates its 95th year, during which much has changed but much has also stayed the same. From its humble beginnings as an outlet for cabinet maker Francis Cammack’s own furniture, the marble-fronted store in Wide Bargate now offers a ...

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Showroom refurbishment puts Taylors firmly in 21st century

The company, which has been trading in Spalding for 34 years, has endured massive upheaval for the past four months while work has been done to bring its showroom bang up to date. Company owner and managing director Tim Taylor said: “It’s been ten years since we had our last refurbishment and it was definitely time for another. “Work started ...

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Christmas cheer aplenty at Pied Calf pub

Christmas – a time to share with friends and family, eat, drink and be merry. And that is just what is on offer at Spalding’s Pied Calf this festive season. Throughout November, the cosy town centre venue has a host of offers to make those special moments even more memorable – and not because they cost so much! If you ...

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Four generations turn St Nicholas House into a proper family affair

Four generations have taken over 18th century St Nicholas House creating a true family atmosphere. Hazel Bradshaw, who has been managing the hotel since June, has now taken joint ownership of the Georgian manor house with her parents Annette and Paul Tyson. Her grandmother Doris Tyson and children Emma and Andrew Bradshaw complete the family. The house has become a ...

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Gosberton House celebrating 25th Anniversary

Relaxed, homely and happy are all words you could use to describe the atmosphere at Gosberton House Care Home, where friendship, fun and family are as important as the professional and dedicated care those who use it receive. The care home, which provides round-the-clock nursing and residential care, is celebrating 25 years this year – but the principles of putting ...

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Get the right advice on pensions

Moore Thompson offer some hints and tips on getting the right pension. I keep hearing about big changes for pensions. What do they mean for me? There will soon be some very significant changes to the way people can access certain pension funds. Very simply, they mean that from April 2015 savers will be able to access defined contribution pension ...

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Bags Galore at Baytree

When Gill Chamberlain looked after her brother-in-law’s handbag shop in Lincoln for a short time she found a passion for the business and decided to open a small unit at Baytree Nurseries Garden Centre, High Road, Weston in April. Due to the success of the business a few short months later Gill realised that the current premises were simply not ...

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Jean’s striding into Fresh Footsteps

Feet are often neglected and taken for granted, but they can be a source of great discomfort if they are not properly looked after. But many people don’t know where to turn to solve those awkward problems such as calluses, verrucas, fungal nail infections and cracked heels. But Jean Pollard is hoping she can help with her new Fresh Footsteps ...

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Discount at TLT Trading

Something for everyone at affordable prices is the aim of a new jewellery business based in Long Sutton. TLT Trading has only been going since last October and this summer moved to new premises in the Long Sutton Antique and Craft Centre. Business is going well but owner Tracey Thomas, who is passionate about jewellery, hopes more members of the ...

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