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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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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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