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Jigsaw – Library

Jigsaw – Library

Click on the image below and it will take you a new screen. Online jigsaw is a new bit of fun. Here is how to make the best of them. The central box gives you a number of options. Left hand icon changes the complexity minimum 6 pieces and max 1000 Central icons...

The Story of Group 11, Royal Observer Corps

I have recently acquired a book called  “The Story of No 11 Group” Royal Observer Corps. The book was edited by C.OBS. J. Newton Head Observer, Fox 2 Post. The book was completed in 1946.  The Observer Corp was formed in 1914 had had the role of...

News from Moulton Mill

As Moulton Windmill is currently closed, mill flour, porridge oats and local honey, usually on sale at the mill, Are currently available, courtesy of Julie, from Moulton Post Office & Shop.

Spalding Art Trail

This project is part of Transported’s On Your Doorstep programme - public realm enhancement projects where artists, designers and sculptors are commissioned by local groups, residents and organisations to improve public spaces, making them more interesting, attractive...

Spalding Cemetery

Spalding Cemetery

Spalding Cemetery was consecrated in 1854. The nonconformist chapel is one of a pair of cemetery chapels. It is constructed of red brick, with stone dressings, in Early English style. It has a gabled roof with raised gables which have stone copings and kneelers. The...

Chain Bridge Forge – Closed

Chain Bridge Forge – Closed

Chain Bridge Forge regret we have closed to public access due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. As soon as we are able to open we will. Club and Taster events will be reviewed in light of prevailing risks.  If you have queries ring 07960587724. ...

Guide to the Group of Churches Spalding to Long Sutton

Guide to the Group of Churches Spalding to Long Sutton

This little book details the churches between and Pinchbeck to Long Sutton. The was white, W E Foster, FSA in 1912 It includes the following churches: St Mary & St Nicolas - Spalding St Marks - Weston All Saints - Moulton St Mary's - Moulton All Saints - Holbeach...

Joan Woolard – Fleet Archive

Joan Woolard – Fleet Archive

Joan has lived in Fleet for a number of years and has contributed to the community including researching Fleet's history. Wikipedia summaries it history as follows: In 1086, Fleet was listed as ‘Fleot (Old English: the stream, estuary or creek), in the wapentake of...

Harker & Graves

Harker & Graves

the shop of Harker and Graves who were Printers & Stationers in North Street, Crowland. This photo is dated early 1900’s

Annibles Bakery East St., Crowland

Annibles Bakery East St., Crowland

Another lovely postcard image taken by Herbert Perkins. This one is W. Annible confectioners delivery wagon. Probably around 1910-1920. The location is the yard at rear of what was Annibles bakery in East St under the archway.The men I believe are putting sacks of...

Chain Bridge Forge – Open Weekend 14/15th March

Chain Bridge Forge – Open Weekend 14/15th March

Spalding’s Chain Bridge Forge Museum wants to attract more people to get involved and ensure its continuity for many more years to come. The museum in High Street is close to celebrating its tenth year and is looking ahead to its next period. To this end, it is...

Ayscoughfee it’s History

Ayscoughfee it’s History

This little booklet I think written in the early 1900's and details the history of the building and has a poem written by Rd. Harris Esq K C. entitled the "The Maid of Ayscoughfee" To click Here

Bulbs in Britain

Bulbs in Britain

This book written by R C Dobbs and covers the a century of growing bulbs. The book was published in 1983 and tells the story of bulb growing in Britain, Its origins, Growth, Organisation and Achievements with a glimpse of some of the people involved. Contents Preface...

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