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Image representing Performances, parading and plenty of pumpkins: Thousands enjoy Spalding festival Performances, parading and plenty of pumpkins: Thousands enjoy Spalding festival

Spalding's annual harvest celebration, the Pumpkin Festival, was a big hit once again on Friday, with around ten thousand people gathering in the town centre to celebrate the occasion.

Image representing Spalding shop loses license after illegal alcohol and cigarette sales Spalding shop loses license after illegal alcohol and cigarette sales

A Spalding shop found by police to be selling illegal cigarettes and alcohol has had its premises license revoked by South Holland District Council's Licensing Panel.

Image representing Care home and sheltered housing residents embark on a creative journey through music Care home and sheltered housing residents embark on a creative journey through music

Residents and workers at two care homes and two sheltered homes in South Holland are taking part in a unique live music experience this month as they work with a professional orchestra to create new compositions and songs.

Image representing Horticulture and Harvest celebrated as popular Pumpkin Festival returns Horticulture and Harvest celebrated as popular Pumpkin Festival returns

Crafts, carving, fireworks, fancy dress, a parade and plenty of pumpkins will take centre-stage in Spalding on Friday October 12, as the always popular Pumpkin Festival, celebrating horticulture and harvest in South Holland, takes place in the town for the 17th year running.

Image representing Popular free course for potential start-ups in South Holland returns this November Popular free course for potential start-ups in South Holland returns this November

Following a successful, fully booked, workshop in August, anyone looking to start their own business in South Holland can get the skills and help they need with establishing their new enterprise by attending a free intensive three-day Starting in Business course in Spalding next month.

Image representing Spaces available on expanded South Holland garden waste collection scheme Spaces available on expanded South Holland garden waste collection scheme

Following the successful pilot scheme and great demand from across the district, South Holland residents in eligible areas are being invited to register for the District Council's newly expanded garden waste collection service from 1st October 2018.

Image representing South Holland Council Tax Support Scheme opens for consultation South Holland Council Tax Support Scheme opens for consultation

South Holland District Council has launched a new consultation to receive residents' views on the proposed Council Tax Support scheme for the year 2019/20.

Image representing South Holland District Council scoops award for care of stray dogs South Holland District Council scoops award for care of stray dogs

South Holland District Council has been presented with a national award recognising the care and provision that they provide when dealing with stray dogs.

Image representing Heritage Open Days bringing history back to life at Spalding Cemetery Heritage Open Days bringing history back to life at Spalding Cemetery

Residents and visitors to Spalding this weekend will have the chance to delve into an often unseen and unexplored part of the town's history, as one of the cemetery chapels and the Johnson mausoleum at Spalding Cemetery are opened as part of the nationwide Heritage Open Days campaign.

Image representing South Holland District Council Raises the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day South Holland District Council Raises the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day

South Holland District Council hosted a celebration at their Priory Road office in Spalding on Monday September 3, with a ceremonial raising of the Red Ensign flag in recognition of the work and the service of members of the Merchant Navy.