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  • The result of the South Holland EU Referendum is as follows: Remain:13,074 Leave: 36,423 Turnout: 49,518
  • Information about Hepatitis A is available here:

    If you have specific questions about the vaccinations and would like to speak to someone, please phone East Midlands Public Health England office on 0344 225 4524 option 1.

    If you are feeling unwell you should contact your GP in the first instance.

  • As part of a new Local Plan for South East Lincolnshire (the areas of South Holland District Council and Boston Borough Council), we would like to know your views on our Preferred Sites for development over the next 20 years.

    Production of the Local Plan is moving towards its final stages and a public consultation is being held from Friday 15 July to Friday 12 August 2016 which will see a series of 'drop-in' sessions held across the area.

    Come along and have your say:

    ·Monday 18 July: Donington Ruby Hunt Centre

    ·Wednesday 20 July: Long Sutton Market House

    ·Thursday 21 July: Holbeach Community Centre

    ·Monday 25 July: Cowbit Village Hall

    ·Tuesday 26 July: South Holland Centre, Spalding (11am - 3pm)

    ·Thursday 28 July: Crowland British Legion Hall

    ·Tuesday 2 August: Memorial Hall, Gedney Hill

    ·Wednesday 3 August: Pinchbeck Library

    ·Friday 5 August: Curlew Centre, Sutton Bridge

    ·Monday 8 August: Surfleet Village Hall

    All events apart from Spalding will be taking place between 3.30pm to 7.30pm - see the advert below for more information.

    There will also be a permanent exhibition at Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding, throughout the consultation period during normal office hours.

    Maps indicating our Preferred Sites for development will only be available to view from Friday 15 July'.

    You can comment on the Preferred Sites for development:

    ·Online via our consultation portal at:

    ·By completing a comments form available to pick up from the Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding.

    ·In writing to South East Lincolnshire Local Plan, Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 8QR

    ·By email to

    We need to hear from you by 5pm on Friday 12 August 2016 to ensure your views count. Responses to this consultation will be taken into consideration in finalising the proposed submission Local Plan which will be published in late 2016

  • Simply visit the new-look website and complete a four-step process to secure your collection.

    The service has been approved to go ahead for a trial period of two years and the first collections will take place in April 2016. The areas of the district covered in year one of the trial are parts of Spalding, Holbeach, Crowland, Long Sutton, Sutton Bridge and Donington.

    Householders currently not in the pilot area can still enter their properties details and be added to a waiting list.

    If you don't have internet access you can call or pop in to our customer service centre at our offices in Priory Road, Spalding.

    The pilot scheme is initially only offered to 2,500 households so subscriptions will be on a first come first served basis.

    Householders are encouraged to register their interest as the pilot areas will then be extended based on demand for the scheme.

    Once households have successfully signed up to the scheme a brown wheeled bin will be delivered to their households. Collections will then commence in April.

    A high demand for the service is anticipated and given that spaces are limited, residents are being urged to sign up right away to avoid being placed on a waiting list. 

    Cllr Roger Gambba-Jones, portfolio holder for waste management, said: "We are committed to helping residents recycle and believe that this scheme represents excellent value for money.

    "I would urge anyone interested in signing up to do so straight away on February 15 to avoid disappointment."

    The scheme will see a total of 250 daily kerbside collections on a two-week rota.

    This will be split between areas of Spalding one week and Holbeach, Crowland, Long Sutton, Sutton Bridge and Donington the next week.

    There will be an initial charge of £49 for 24 collections a year and an initial one off charge of £15 to cover extras including delivery and lease of the bins.

    Residents wishing to participate on an ad hoc basis or those living in a property which isn't suitable for a wheelie bin can purchase paper sacks.


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    The result of the South Holland #EUref is as follows: Remain 13,074 Leave 36,423 Turnout 49,518

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    Our elections team is about to start counting votes in the #EUref

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    The turn out in South Holland for the #EUref was 75.4%

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    All ballot boxes from polling stations across South Holland have now been received #EUref

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