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THERE will be a quiz night in the village hall on Friday, October 18, at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £5 each, including supper. Max four to a team or just come along and teams will be made up. Bring your own drinks and nibbles, glasses provided. Tickets are available from Bicker Post Office (01775 820220) or phone 01775 820304. Proceeds will go to hall funds.

WOMEN’S Institute meets next Tuesday, October 8, at 7.30pm in the village hall. The speaker will be Mr J Elliot and his subject will be “47 years in Kenya and South Africa”. New members are always welcome to attend. For further details call Mrs S Dawson on 01775 820273.


BOOKINGS are being taken for the harvest lunch at the church hall on Sunday, October 13, doors open noon for 12.30pm. Phone Jane Stanley on 01775 821515 to book. The monthly coffee and chat will take place on Saturday, October 12, from 10am to noon at the church hall.


MONTHLY Bingo will take place at the village hall tomorrow. Doors open at 6.30pm with eyes down at 7.30pm. Refreshments will be available.

CHRIST Church, Dawsmere, will be decorated for harvest on Sunday, October 13, from 1pm. This fund raising event will include a raffle, tombola, competitions, stalls and light refreshments with a Songs of Praise service at 3pm. An auction of flowers and produce will follow the service and the raffle will be drawn. Donations of prizes and produce will be appreciated and may be given to any PCC member.


THE following dates were arranged at a recent meeting of the Gosberton Churches Together: harvest quiz at the Gosberton Risegate Duke of York, October 10; Christmas evening at the Duke of York, December 5 with carols and a quiz at 7.30pm. Every Thursday there is a quiet room available at the Methodist Church, 3-4pm. Next Churches Together meeting will be on November 7 at 7.30pm at the Baptist Church.

THE next meeting of the Women’s Institute is on Tuesday, October 8, in the Public Hall at 7.15pm when there will be Christmas card making by Sandra Overton. The competition is for an animal made out of vegetables and the stall is a produce auction. For more details contact Eileen Johnson on 01775 750553.

SPEAKER at the October meeting of the Ladies Circle is Fay Knight of Heckington Windmill who will be giving a demonstration on bakery. The meeting at the Methodist Church ius on Thursday, October 10, at 7.30pm. Cost is £3 per meeting. Everyone is welcome.

ON Saturday, October 12, the Baptists are having a flower arranging workshop and the floral displays will be left in the church for the harvest.

LINCOLNSHIRE police are having a surgery in the church hall on October 16, 10am-noon.

MOBILE library will be in Gosberton on Friday, Field Close 10-11am and Godfrey Avenue 11.05am-noon. For more information phone 01522 782010.

COPY for the Parish magazine needs to be with Elizabeth Stott by October 7.


THE Duke of York at Gosberton Risegate is the venue for Gosberton Churches Together with Glen Group harvest quiz night and auction on Thursday, October 10 at 7.30pm. Members are asked to take produce. Money raised will go to the British Heart Foundation.

MOBILE library will be in Gosberton Risegate on Thursday at the Five Bells, 1pm to 1.30pm.


HARVEST festival will be held at the Methodist Chapel on Sunday at 2.30pm. An auction of produce will take place on Monday at 7pm. Donations of produce will be appreciated and the proceeds from the auction will be for chapel funds.

LADIES Group will hold a meeting at the Methodist Chapel on Thursday at 2pm, when the speaker will be Alison Allenby with a talk about the work of the British Red Cross.


SPALDING and District Flower Lovers’ Club will meet at the Grammar School, tomorrow, at 7.15pm with national demonstrator Ann Horsly. Visitors welcome.