Competition

Caring Callum is our latest Selfless Superstar

This week’s featured nominee for the Selfless Superstar competition is Callum Hawley, who was put forward by his mum Veronica. She said: “After an unexplained medical event I was diagnosed with a neurological condition that causes muscle rigidity, weakness, robs me of my mobility and can render me unable to speak. “I nominate Callum because he has had to mature ...

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Hannah’s superstar mum is this week’s Selfless Superstar

This week’s Selfless Superstar nominee is Lynne Earth, who was put forward by her daughter Hannah. Hannah said: “My brother has a rare chromosome disorder and Mum has been his primary carer for 25 years. “She does this 24/7, as he has very high needs, due to having no speech and limited mobility, to name a few. “She has sacrificed ...

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Deanna nominated as a Selfless Superstar

Deanna Smith has gone above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Nicola Follen, who nominated her as a Selfless Superstar. Nicola said: “Deanna has come in to cover overtime to ensure she could still take part in activities as well as planning activities to support and engage the people she cares for while they were unable to take ...

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Selfless Sarah is first entrant for competition

The first entrant to our Selfless Carers competition to be featured is Sarah King. Sarah is the mum of 17-year-old twins, who both have autism. She said: “Life is never with out challenges. I’m constantly pre-empting things to keep things running smoothly and calmly. “One of the boys goes to Stamford College, the other to Boston, which is yet another ...

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COMPETITION – Who are the Selfless Superstars that deserve a fabulous holiday?

To show appreciation for the exceptional work of our local carers who dedicate their time and energy to providing vital care and support to vulnerable people in our community, we’ve teamed up with Holiday With Us to bring you a fantastic opportunity. Many carers put their life on hold to care for others and don’t often get the recognition or ...

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Who is the most festive pet?

We have been inundated with Christmassy pets – they all looked amazing and warmed our hearts as they do each year. Choosing a winner feels impossible but is necessary, so the jury will be deliberating over Christmas and the three winners – who’ll all be taking home Rooke’s vouchers – will be announced in our next edition on January 6. ...

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More pets are getting festive for our contest

Festive Pets is back and now is your chance to send in a photo of your pet in their Christmas finery and be in with the chance to win a Rooke’s voucher. We will publish all the pictures submitted – quality of image permitting – and choose a winner early in the New Year. Email a picture (1MB or more ...

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First entries come in for Festive Pets contest

Festive Pets is back and now is your chance to send in a photo of your pet in their Christmas finery and be in with the chance to win a Rooke’s voucher. We will publish all the pictures submitted – quality of image permitting – and choose a winner early in the New Year.Email a picture (1MB or more in ...

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Want to see Bond for free?

Bond is back, and he’s coming to the South Holland Centre! For the audience’s eyes only, the critically acclaimed No Time to Die, the 25th instalment of the James Bond franchise, will be showing at the centre at 2pm and 7pm from Friday, October 15 to Thursday, October 21, plus a 2pm screening on Sunday, October 24. We’ve teamed up ...

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Time for pets to get festive again

Festive Pets is back and now is your chance to send in a photo of your pet in Christmas finery. Last year’s winner, Eric, received a £100 voucher from competition sponsor Rooke’s Pet Products.You can win the same this year by sending in a picture of your pet, not just cats and dogs, to the Voice.We will publish all the ...

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Tilly is after your votes

A Crowland one-year-old is up for an award as part of a cutest baby competition. Tilly Rose Morris has been entered into Babyvote – a “cutest baby competition” – by parents Mary and Dale Morris. The baby voted the cutest by visitors to the website www.babyvote.com will take home a cash prize. Dale said: “We are building her a scrapbook ...

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Jenny spends a pretty penny

As 74th birthday treats go, they don’t come better than £300 to spend at Robert Goddard. Out of over a thousand entries, Jenny Tyler of Pinchbeck’s name was picked out of a hat to win a £300 voucher to spend at the store’s Spalding branch as part of the celebrations for The Voice’s 300th edition. Now retired after previously working ...

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Win £300 to spend at Robert Goddard to celebrate 300th edition of The Voice

This week we are celebrating a milestone at the Spalding and South Holland Voice – our 300th edition of the paper. To mark the occasion we’ve teamed up with Spalding fashion store Robert Goddard to give you the chance to win £300 to spend with them. Since we launched in April 2014 we’ve been overwhelmed by the support of our ...

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Last chance to have winner pet

This week is your last chance to win £100’s worth of food for your pet in the very popular Festive Pets competition. Entries will be taken up to Christmas Eve and the winner will be announced in the first paper back in the new year (January 2 edition), along with photos of the last week’s entries. Send your pictures to ...

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Dress your pet to win its food!

Festive Pets is back and now is your chance to send in a photo of your pet in Christmas finery and be in with the chance to win a £100 Rooke’s voucher. We will publish all the pictures submitted – quality of image permitting – and choose a winner early in the New Year. Email a picture (1MB or more ...

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WIN: an Evening Spa Experience for two at beautiful Ragdale Hall Spa

Combining state-of-the-art facilities with the charm of traditional Victorian architecture, Ragdale Hall Spa offers luxurious and extensive spa facilities. The Rooftop Infinity Pool (Ragdale Hall’s sixth pool) is heated to 35°C and offers stunning views across the rolling Leicestershire countryside. Awarded ‘UK’s Best Destination Spa’ by the Good Spa Guide and renowned for outstanding customer service, Ragdale Hall Spa has ...

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Last chance to grab garden glory in comp

This week is your last chance to get in your entry to the Holbeach Front Garden competition, with prizes on offer to the green-fingered cultivators who take the top three spots. Whether your blooming garden is your pride and joy or you’re looking for a reason to get stuck into some landscaping, the Holbeach Front Garden competition is the perfect ...

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Show off your garden and win

The Holbeach Front Garden competition is back, with prizes on offer to the green-fingered cultivators who take the top three spots. Whether your blooming garden is your pride and joy or you’re looking for a reason to get stuck into some landscaping, the Holbeach Front Garden competition is the perfect reason to share your time and effort. Organised by Coun ...

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Lab-testing for Ozzie’s prize

Ozzie the Labrador was on familiar ground when he collected his prize for winning this year’s Festive Pet competition. The Spalding Voice’s seasonal contest attracted a plethora of entries from right across South Holland. Every type of pet from a sleigh-pulling Guinea pig to cats in hats joined the party. But there could only be one winner and Maddy Corby ...

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Ozzy’s fantastic legwarmers win him the Festive Pet competition

It was such a tough decision to pick the winner of our Festive Pets competition this year – but someone had to take first prize and Ozzy is the 2018 Festive Pet champ. Almost everyone who took part was rocking the Santa look with hats, bandanas and suits galore. But there was only one soul brave enough to take on ...

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