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Image representing National Democracy Week highlights importance of participation in South Holland National Democracy Week highlights importance of participation in South Holland

South Holland District Council has been showing its support for the inaugural National Democracy week (2-8 July), with a series of events, initiatives and exhibitions to celebrate the progress of democracy and champion future democratic participation.

Image representing Unmissable free course for potential start-ups in South Holland Unmissable free course for potential start-ups in South Holland

Anyone looking to start their own business in South Holland, from bookkeepers and beauticians to cupcake bakers and care agencies, can get all the skills and help they need with establishing their new enterprise with an intensive three-day Starting in Business course in Spalding next month.

Image representing Hundreds Get Together to Give it a Go for Spalding sports and activity day Hundreds Get Together to Give it a Go for Spalding sports and activity day

There was a fantastic turnout in Spalding this weekend as almost 500 people came to the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field to Give it a Go as part of South Holland District Council's SHout and About programme.

Image representing Personnel, pupils and public join council to recognise Armed Forces Day in South Holland Personnel, pupils and public join council to recognise Armed Forces Day in South Holland

South Holland District Council hosted a celebration at their Priory Road office in Spalding on Monday June 25, with a flag raising ceremony to show appreciation of the work of the Armed Forces led by council Chairman Cllr Rodney Grocock, joined by current military personnel, veterans, pupils from St John's school, members of the public and other councillors and council officers.

Image representing Increase in homelessness across Lincolnshire to be tackled with new strategy Increase in homelessness across Lincolnshire to be tackled with new strategy

Lincolnshire has seen an increase in the number and the complexity of the needs of people and their households who are homeless.

Image representing Council tax single person discount to be reviewed in South Holland Council tax single person discount to be reviewed in South Holland

Approximately 11,600 households are being urged to tell the Council if they are claiming council tax discounts they are not entitled to.

Image representing National Licensing Week highlights essential work in South Holland National Licensing Week highlights essential work in South Holland

As part of National Licensing Week (18-22 June), South Holland District Council is shining a spotlight on the essential work that goes on behind the scenes by its Licensing team, licensees, operators and regulators, ensuring safety and standards are adhered to across the district.

Image representing Rogue Holbeach landlord prosecuted for multitude of failings Rogue Holbeach landlord prosecuted for multitude of failings

A local landlord has been prosecuted for failing to comply with Improvement Notices on her property and failing to licence her house in multiple occupation (HMO).

Image representing South Holland's Community Wardens begin work with local groups South Holland's Community Wardens begin work with local groups

South Holland District Council's two new community wardens have begun their work in the district, engaging with local groups and targeted areas of the community to help build relationships before beginning their regular patrols.

Image representing Cash boost for Spalding-based sportsman Sam Newton Cash boost for Spalding-based sportsman Sam Newton

Twelve South Holland district councillors have given a cash boost to a Spalding sportsman who's hoping to bag medals at this year's European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships Games in Cagliari.