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Plans for ‘great’ parade after ‘positive’ talks between organisers and council

Plans for ‘great’ parade after ‘positive’ talks between organisers and council

Plans for ‘great’ parade after ‘positive’ talks between organisers and council

06 June 2024

Spalding can expect a ‘great parade’ in 2025 following ‘positive’ talks between organisers and the local authority.


‘If it dies this time then I don't think it will come back’ Key talks due to begin on flower parade future

‘If it dies this time then I don't think it will come back’ Key talks due to begin on flower parade future

‘If it dies this time then I don't think it will come back’ Key talks due to begin on flower parade future

30 May 2024

Key talks will take place this week between the council leader and a new committee — with both sides set to look at the future of the flower parade.

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“We’re going ahead!” Newly-formed committee want to save Flower Parade… and £50,000 fundraiser is set up

“We’re going ahead!” Newly-formed committee want to save Flower Parade… and £50,000 fundraiser is set up

“We’re going ahead!” Newly-formed committee want to save Flower Parade… and £50,000 fundraiser is set up

27 May 2024

A committee determined to secure the future of the Spalding Flower Parade say the show must go on.

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‘It just got too big. I am very sad about it’ Organiser explains shock Flower Parade decision

‘It just got too big. I am very sad about it’ Organiser explains shock Flower Parade decision

‘It just got too big. I am very sad about it’ Organiser explains shock Flower Parade decision

24 May 2024

The man who brought back Spalding Flower Parade says the cancellation was a ‘sad but inevitable decision’.

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‘So sad… loved every minute!’ Readers react to news there will be no Spalding Flower Parade next year

‘So sad… loved every minute!’ Readers react to news there will be no Spalding Flower Parade next year

‘So sad… loved every minute!’ Readers react to news there will be no Spalding Flower Parade next year

24 May 2024

Readers have expressed sadness at the news that there will be no Spalding Flower Parade next year.


“Blatantly untrue!” Leader hits back at claims authority played a part in next year’s Flower Parade being axed

“Blatantly untrue!” Leader hits back at claims authority played a part in next year’s Flower Parade being axed

“Blatantly untrue!” Leader hits back at claims authority played a part in next year’s Flower Parade being axed

24 May 2024

Council leader Nick Worth hit back at suggestions that a lack of support from his authority played its part in next year’s Flower Parade being axed.

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Spalding Flower Parade 2025 is cancelled says organiser

Spalding Flower Parade 2025 is cancelled says organiser

Spalding Flower Parade 2025 is cancelled says organiser

24 May 2024

There will be no Spalding Flower Parade in 2025 according to the organiser.

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Shop celebrates competition success for the second year on the trot

Shop celebrates competition success for the second year on the trot

Shop celebrates competition success for the second year on the trot

21 May 2024

Staff at a town business are thrilled and excited after winning a window dressing competition for the second year.


‘We took £2,500 more this year and even sold out of cider thanks to the flower parade’

‘We took £2,500 more this year and even sold out of cider thanks to the flower parade’

‘We took £2,500 more this year and even sold out of cider thanks to the flower parade’

16 May 2024

Pubs and shops got a welcome boost thanks to the Spalding Flower Parade.


Winner revealed for Flower Parade shop contest

Winner revealed for Flower Parade shop contest

Winner revealed for Flower Parade shop contest

16 May 2024

The winner of the Flower Parade shop window competition can now be revealed - with a prize going to the traders who wowed us with the best display.


Flower Parade’s leading ladies give thanks for an ‘amazing’ day

Flower Parade’s leading ladies give thanks for an ‘amazing’ day

Flower Parade’s leading ladies give thanks for an ‘amazing’ day

15 May 2024

A Flower Queen and her Deputy thank the organiser and volunteers of a town’s parade as without them it would not have been possible.


Fantastic! Brilliant! Awful! Readers have their say on flower parade

Fantastic! Brilliant! Awful! Readers have their say on flower parade

Fantastic! Brilliant! Awful! Readers have their say on flower parade

14 May 2024

Thousands flocked to enjoy this weekend’s Spalding Flower Parade - each leaving with their own take on the event.

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Manic 24-hour turnaround by volunteers to replace ‘battered and fried’ tulips for parade

Manic 24-hour turnaround by volunteers to replace ‘battered and fried’ tulips for parade

Manic 24-hour turnaround by volunteers to replace ‘battered and fried’ tulips for parade

13 May 2024

Saturday’s Flower Parade was an eyecatching event - thanks in part to a manic volunteer effort to replace the many tulips ‘battered’ by the weather.

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A magical day was enjoyed by Spalding Flower Queen Becs Roberts

A magical day was enjoyed by Spalding Flower Queen Becs Roberts

A magical day was enjoyed by Spalding Flower Queen Becs Roberts

12 May 2024

‘A magical day’ was the verdict of Spalding Flower Queen Becs Roberts on this year’s parade.


Can you spot your face in the crowd at Spalding Flower Parade?

Can you spot your face in the crowd at Spalding Flower Parade?

Can you spot your face in the crowd at Spalding Flower Parade?

12 May 2024

Spalding Flower Parade helped to attract thousands of people to the town yesterday.


Celebrating the volunteers who made Spalding Flower Parade possible

Celebrating the volunteers who made Spalding Flower Parade possible

Celebrating the volunteers who made Spalding Flower Parade possible

12 May 2024

Spalding Flower Parade would not have been possible without the hard work of volunteers who put in a lot of effort for the benefit of the town.

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‘It was like a fairy tale’ say proud parents of Spalding Deputy Flower Queen Demi

‘It was like a fairy tale’ say proud parents of Spalding Deputy Flower Queen Demi

‘It was like a fairy tale’ say proud parents of Spalding Deputy Flower Queen Demi

12 May 2024

‘A fairy tale’ is how the proud parents of Deputy Flower Queen Demi Fontaine Gilchrist described watching their daughter in Spalding Flower Parade.


Police make just one arrest during Spalding Flower Parade day

Police make just one arrest during Spalding Flower Parade day

Police make just one arrest during Spalding Flower Parade day

11 May 2024

Spalding Flower Parade day has passed peacefully with police saying just one arrest has been made.

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Spalding Flower Parade provided a colourful spectacle in Halmer Gate

Spalding Flower Parade provided a colourful spectacle in Halmer Gate

Spalding Flower Parade provided a colourful spectacle in Halmer Gate

11 May 2024

Spalding Flower Parade did not disappoint the spectators who lined along a town street to watch the action.


Action from Spalding Flower Parade in Hall Place

Action from Spalding Flower Parade in Hall Place

Action from Spalding Flower Parade in Hall Place

11 May 2024

A carnival atmosphere filled Spalding town centre as the floats and bands made their way back through.


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