District news: Crowland to Weston

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MAD meet in the chapel for an hour of music and drama tomorrow at 7pm. The group has recently introduced a new Singing the Faith songbook with new and old songs, and lots of new words to old tunes, and some completely new ones.

SATURDAY Strollers will be walking from Greatford on Saturday for an approximate five mile walk.

Meet at the former St Guthlac School by 10.25am to share transport if needed.

Please bring a picnic lunch and clothing and footwear suitable for the weather conditions on the day remembering that it could be muddy.

SATURDAYS from 10am there is a welcome to the Methodist Chapel for tea, coffee and biscuits, and chat and laughter.

The ‘do you remember’ always gives members something to think about.


FLINDERS Founders are holding a Halloween party tomorrow at the community centre, 6-9pm.

Fenland Flywheelers

FENLAND Flywheelers’ next meeting on Wednesday, November 6, will have the subject of ‘Bandages to rotor blades’ with the evening’s topic highlighting the activities and behind the scenes workings of the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.

The event will be held in the function suite of the United Services Club in Church Street, Holbeach.

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start and is free to anybody who wishes to attend, with light refreshments available and a raffle.

Further details from Darren on 07941 471802.

Holbeach St Marks

ROYAL British Legion Remembrance Service on November 10 will take place in the parish church at 2.45pm with Holbeach Town Band in attendance.

The county Poppy Appeal launch takes place at East Kirkby Aviation Heritage Centre on Saturday at 11.15am.

The Poppy Appeal is short of helpers to carry out house to house collections in the village.

If you can give a small amount of time for this worthy cause contact Margaret Gregory, Poppy Appeal organiser, on 01406 423605.

The next branch meeting is on November 12 at the New Saracen’s Head pub at 7.30pm, followed by the AGM.

Long Sutton

EELS (Events and Entertainments for Long Sutton) in aid of the Long Sutton Christmas fair are organising a
Halloween party on Saturday at 7.30pm.

Fancy dress optional. Cash prizes for best costumes. Great raffle. Disco and bar.

Tickets £5 adults, £3 children. All welcome especially families. Prepare to be scared!

THIS Saturday Long Sutton Market House Community Centre, in Market Street, will be hosting an autumn craft market, 10am-2pm.

Come and start your Christmas shopping!

There will be a wide range of handmade products and gifts to choose from and locally sourced fresh honey.

ROYAL British Legion annual meeting will be held at their West Street premises on Tuesday at 8pm.

REMEMBRANCE parade will be held on Sunday, November 10, in St Mary’s Church at 2.30pm. The speaker will be Dr Peter Gorton. There will also be a small ceremony at the war memorial on Armistice Day, Monday, November 11, at 11am.

Moulton Chapel

THERE will be a fashion show by Baytree Nurseries Garden Centre at the youth and community centre on Friday, November 1, at 7pm in aid of village hall funds. Entry is £2 and £1 for those 16 and under. Please come along and support this new event.


PROBUS Club of Spalding will meet at the South Holland Centre on November 6, 12.15pm for 12.45pm sitting.

The speaker will be Brenda Harper from the National Trust, and her subject will be ‘Putting the house in order.


WEEKLY Sunday services at 11am are once again being held after a few years’ break. See church notice board for details.

ON Sunday, November 3, at 4.30pm a Memorial Service is being held for all those who have lost relations or friends, and would like to remember them. Lists for writing those to be remembered are in Weston Post Office and at the back of the church. Everyone welcome.

SQUEALS on Wheels, a mother and toddler group will meet for the first time in the village hall on Monday, November 4. See church notice board for details.

ON November 10, Remembrance Sunday, meet at the church lynchgate (war memorial) at 11.50am for the Act of Remembrance followed by a Remembrance Service in church.

A CHRISTMAS tree festival will be taking place in church on the weekends of December 14-15 and 21-22. If anyone would be willing to sponsor a tree, £25, for their business or as a memorial to someone or just as something to do for Christmas, please contact Paul Winn or Rev Mike Chesher. Help with decorating them would also be welcome.