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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.

Image representing Spalding housing development to be named after leader of suffragette movement Spalding housing development to be named after leader of suffragette movement

A new housing development in Spalding will be named in honour of political activist and suffragette movement leader Emmeline Pankhurst, in what is the centenary year of the first women being recognised with the right to vote.

Image representing New cash and card payment machines installed in 3 Spalding car parks New cash and card payment machines installed in 3 Spalding car parks

Following the theft of the car parking machine in Spalding's Vine Street Car Park last year, a new machine has now been installed and will be operational from Tuesday 28th August 2018. The machine will continue to allow users to pay by coin whilst also introducing the new option to pay by card.

Image representing Flag raising ceremony to recognise Merchant Navy Day Flag raising ceremony to recognise Merchant Navy Day

South Holland District Council will host a special ceremony at their Priory Road office on September 3 in recognition of the work and the service of members of the Merchant Navy, both past and present.

Image representing Thousands step back in time at Ayscoughfee 1940s weekend Thousands step back in time at Ayscoughfee 1940s weekend

Almost eight thousand people are estimated to have headed to Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens last weekend as Spalding embraced the style and celebrations of the decade for its annual 1940s weekend.

Image representing Over 1,000 roll up, roll up for Family Circus Day at Ayscoughfee Over 1,000 roll up, roll up for Family Circus Day at Ayscoughfee

A sunny day, an international circus group, and a variety of activities and tasters to take part in attracted well over 1,000 people to the South Holland Centre's Family Circus Day on Thursday August 2nd in the grounds of Ayscoughfee Gardens in Spalding.

Image representing Great attendance as hundreds 'dig in' to Festival of Archaeology Great attendance as hundreds 'dig in' to Festival of Archaeology

There were plenty of digs, designs and discoveries on display at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens last weekend, as over 500 visitors turned out for the 2nd annual Festival of Archaeology.