DISTRICT NEWS: CROWLAND TO WHAPLODE DROVE

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Crowland

CROWLAND Methodist Chapel is holding a Children’s Workshop on Saturday from 10am until 12pm in preparation for Sunday’s service. Mums and dads are welcome too.

SATURDAY Strollers will be walking on Saturday in Burghley Park/gardens. Meet at the former St Guthlacs School by 10.25am to share transport. Please wear clothing and footwear suitable for the weather, and bring a picnic lunch.

WESLEY’S Wayfayrers will meet at Crowland Methodist Chapel on Tuesday at 11am for an hour of peace and tranquility in our everyday lives. This is a quiet hour of hymns, readings and prayer.

CROWLAND British Legion Club presents Sinatra and Swing with Cliff Allman. An evening of dancing for all, Saturday, February 9 at the Royal British Legion Hall. Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start. Tickets £5 per person (£6 on the door) or £6 with pork orbeef roll (£7 on the door) available from Crowland British Legion Club.

Donington

BINGO takes place at the Ruby Hunt tomorrow at 7.30pm. All welcome.

THERE is an events meeting at the Church Hall at 7pm on Monday. If you are interested in the flower festival and can help in any way contact Carol Holt 820248 or attend the meeting. All welcome.

COFFEE and Chat is at the Church Hall on Saturday, February 9 from 10am to 12pm. All welcome

Gedney Hill

GOLDEN Link AGM, Wednesday (2.30pm), Memorial Hall, Gedney Hill. 01406 330491

Gosberton

GOSBERTON Women’s Institute meets in the Public Hall on Tuesday, February 12 with a talk on the Butterfly Hospice. Meetings start at 7.15pm

IT’S coffee and pancakes at the home of Lorna Webb, 2, Poachers Gate, Pinchbeck on Shrove Tuesday, February 12 when Mrs Webb and her team of helpers are putting on an event for the St Barnabas Hospice, Jenny Freeman Lodge, Spalding. There will be stalls of cakes and pastries, preserves, plants and vegetables. All welcome from 10am to noon.

GOSBERTON Public Hall Trustees are holding a beetle drive with sausage and mash on Saturday, February 23. Entrance is by ticket only and tickets are £6 available from Ray Noble on 01775 840372. Doors 5.45pm for 6pm start.

GOSBERTON parish church’s planning meeting for the forthcoming flower and craft festival takes place in the church hall on Monday, February 11 at 7.30pm. CHURCHES Together evening fellowship is at Gosberton Methodist Church on Tuesday, February 12 at 7.30pm. There will be discussion and a chance to air views. Warm invitation to everyone. Contact Rev Ian Walters on 01775 840694 or Rev Steve Weatherly-Barton on 01775 840693.

GOSBERTON Messy Church is in the Quadring St Margaret’s Hall on Friday, February 15 at 3.30pm. Contact Rev Ian or Pat Walters on 01775 840694.

THE monthly meeting of the Gosberton church fellowship takes place in the Gosberton Church Hall on Monday, February 18 at 7.30pm. Speaker, raffle, bring and buy and refreshments. £1 for members and £3 for non members. Contact Pat Walters on 01775 840694.

FEBRUARY 20 is the date of the next meeting of the Gosberton and District Branch of the Royal British Legion in Gosberton Church Hall at 7.30pm.

Gosberton Clough and Risegate

NEXT Messy Church at Gosberton Clough Methodist Church is tomorrow at 3.30pm For more information contact Jane MacFarlane on 01775 750525.

Holbeach

3RD HOLBEACH Town Scout Group table top sale to raise funds for the group, Saturday and Sunday (11am to 2pm), Holbeach Community Centre. Call 01406 490879.

Spalding

BROAD Street Methodist Church is holding a coffee morning and snack lunches on Saturday from 10am to 1pm. There will be cake and preserve stalls and Fairtrade items will be on sale. Next Wednesday the Midweekers group meet at 7.30pm, when the speaker will be Lodovic Potts talking about restorations.

THE next meeting of Spalding and District Stamp Club is on Wednesday, February 6 at 2pm when Colin Hepper from Peterborough will be showing a selection of mail from WWII Prisoners of War. The meeting will be held in the Ladies’ Room of the Spalding Constitutional Club in Broad Street. Visitors are welcome. For more information contact Joyce Boyer on 01775 762661.

THE Immaculate Conception and St Norbert Catholic Church is pleased to announce that after six months of looking after Boston Parish we are now able to resume the 8am Mass on Sunday mornings in Spalding commencing this Sunday.

Whaplode Drove

THANK you to everyone who braved the snow and ice to help with and support the recent afternoon teas and sale held in the Churchroom, when £128 was raised for the Churchroom refurbishment. The next fundraising event is this Saturday, 11am to 2pm, when lunches, with a pre-Valentine theme, will be served in the Churchroom.