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Cactus and Succulent Society

SPALDING Cactus and Succulent Society meets at Moulton Community Centre on Friday, July 19, at 7pm with a presentation on a travelogue visiting the habitats of plants in Bahia, NE Brazil. Meetings are held on the third Friday every month with a programme of interesting talks about plants, environment and wildlife, to which everyone is welcome. Admission is free admission and refreshments are available. For more information visit www.spalding.bcss.org.uk or phone Ron Wood on 01775 750324.


CROWLAND Juniors Football Club will be holding its annual meeting on Sunday at 6pm in the Crowland pavilion, Snowden Field. All welcome to attend.

WESLEY’S Wayfayrers meet at the Methodist Chapel on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 11am for an hour of peace and reflection.

NETWORK group meet on the first Thursday of the month at 2.30pm in the Methodist Chapel for friendship, fellowship and caring, plus handicrafts.

Gedney Drove End

MONTHLY bingo will be held at the village hall tomorrow when doors will open at 6.45pm with eyes down at 7.30pm.


FOR all of those from Gosberton and district who attend the coffee mornings organised by Lorna Webb and her team of helpers, there is a strawberries and cream coffee and scones morning at Mrs Webb’s home, 2 Poachers Gate, Pinchbeck on Tuesday, July 9, 10am to noon. There will be a raffle and stalls of cakes, quiches, pastries, preserves, vegetables, plants, jewellery and books. Proceeds for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Also, the following day, on July 10, all proceeds from the coffee morning in Gosberton Church Hall, at which Mrs Webb is a regular helper, will go towards Marie Curie. It is held from 10am to noon with strawberries and cream, coffee, scones and a raffle.

ST Peter and St Paul’s Church is always looking for volunteers for its flower festival which each year is a big event and takes a lot of organising. After the success of this year’s festival the church is now thinking about 2014 and will need volunteers for staffing the church and the refreshments in the church hall and for putting up road signs two weeks before the event, moving furniture etc. If you feel that you would like to help, please contact either Debbie Reynolds or the vicar on 01775 840694.

GOSBERTON Churches Together meet for a study group at the Methodist Church on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm. All are welcome to join the group which is currently studying The Lord’s Prayer.

MOBILE library will be in Gosberton on Friday, July 12, at Field Close, 10-11am and at Godfrey Avenue, 11.05am-noon.

SUNDAY afternoon tea and hymns will take place at the Methodist Church on July 14 at 4pm. For more information contact John or Enid Parson on 01205 357832.

Gosberton Clough and Risegate

GOSBERTON Clough Methodist Church is the venue for a Messy Church on Friday. Doors open after school. For more information contact Jane MacFarlane on 01775 750525.

ST Gilbert and St Hugh’s Church annual garden fete is on Saturday at 3pm at Riseholme Farm, Gosberton Risegate. There will be the usual attractions, refreshments, stalls, raffle and music by the Spalding Ukelele Orchestra and lots more. All proceeds go towards the maintenance of the Clough and Risegate Parish Church.

GOSBERTON Clough Methodist Church celebrates its chapel anniversary on Saturday and Sunday. On the Saturday there is a Songs of Praise at 7pm followed by a strawberry supper and then on the Sunday there is a service at 2.30pm followed by a tea.

MOBILE library will be in the Risegate on Thursday, July 11 at The Five Bells, 1-1.30pm.

Long Sutton

THE Baptist Church is holding an auction on Friday. Viewing is 9-10.30am with the auction starting at 10.30am.


SPALDING Probus Club will meet at the South Holland Centre on July 3 at 12.15 for 12 45pm. The speaker will be Doreen Reed whose subject will be ‘Tales of everyday life’.

SPALDING and District Flower Lovers meets tomorrow at Spalding Grammar School at 7.15pm. Liz Bishop will be the demonstrator.