District News: Crowland to Whaplode Drove

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MONDAY’S evening walk will be from Northborough along Deeping Gate riverside and return. Please meet at the former St Guthlac School by 6.25pm to share transport.

CROWLAND Wildlife Group invite you to bring your children to a pond dipping/picnic evening at Nine Bridges, which is on the A15 between Glinton and Market Deeping on Wednesday, July 31, weather permitting. Meet at the Copper Kettle, Crowland at 5pm for possible car sharing. Open to all, but all children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring your own nets and picnic. Enquiries to Philip Jackson 01733 210680.

CROWLAND Parish Council have a vacancy for a parish councillor. Apply to the parish clerks at the Parish Rooms, Hall Street, Crowland. Telephone 01733 210653 or email crowland.pc@btconnect.com

Gedney Drove End

AN open evening/recruitment drive for First Responders in this community will be held at the village hall on Thursday, August 1, 6.30pm for 7pm.

ROYAL British Legion meeting will take place at the Rising Sun on Tuesday, August 6 at 7pm.

Gedney Dyke

A PSYCHIC evening, with clairvoyant medium Adrian Bell, will take place on Saturday in the village hall. All proceeds to charity. For tickets or information, telephone Richard on 01406 364980.


NEXT fun and fellowship afternoon at the Baptist Church is tomorrow, 2-4pm with table games, coffee, tea and cakes.

THE Baptist Church has sent a hamper of food to the Spalding Lighthouse Church for the Agape food bank and is now collecting another batch. If there is anyone who would like to give food for the food bank they are invited to take it to the Baptist Chapel. Items required are UHT and dried milk, squash, pasta sauces, sponge puddings, custard and instant whip, cereals, jam, biscuits, instant mash potatoes, basic pot noodles.

GOSBERTON Methodists have a quiet place in their church every Thursday, 3-4pm. Anyone is free to drop in.

MOBILE library is in Gosberton tomorrow at Field Close, 10-11am and Godfrey Avenue, 11.05am-noon. For more information phone 01522 782010.

Gosberton Clough and Risegate

ST Gilbert and St Hugh’s Church Hall is open on a Thursday for coffee and tea from 1pm to 3pm.


OUTREACH Dementia and Here 4U meets on Monday at the Women’s Institute Hall, Park Road, 10am-noon and 2-4pm. For details phone Mrs J Woolard on 01406 426508 or Mrs R Mitchell on 01406 424861.

OASIS Club for primary school age children meets in the school holidays on Saturday, August 3, Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31. Contact Gill Graper 01406 423803 for more details.

Long Sutton

EVERYONE is welcome to the Baptist Church lunch tomorrow, served from 11am until 1.30pm.

LONG Sutton Baptist Church Little Cherubs Club is for children aged from a few weeks up to five years. The club meets every Thursday afternoon. Details can be obtained from Corinne Cooper on 07835 080710.

Market Deeping

TRICIA’S Line Dance Country and Western Club at Coronation Hall, Market Deeping, is off this Saturday due to improvement work at the hall. Sessions will resume in August. For more details call Patricia Smith on 01778 346348.

Moulton Chapel

THE 1960s international recording star Ricky Valance will be holding a musical evening ‘My Life, My Story’ on Friday, August 16 at 7.30pm at the Methodist Church. Admission will be by pre-paid ticket only. Tickets at £10 will include light refreshments during the interval. Tickets can be obtained by phoning 01406 380443 or 01406 381429; from Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding on Tuesday, August 6 and 13, (10am-noon) or from Moulton Chapel Methodist Church coffee Morning this Saturday, 10am-noon.

Saracen’s Head

SARACEN’S Head Flower Club thanks everyone who supported and sponsored the recent China tea party which raised £1260.80 for Spalding St Barnabas and the Callum Pite Smile Charity.

LADIES Group meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the village hall. New members are needed.

INTERESTED in carpet bowls in the village hall then phone 01406 423065 for details.

Whaplode Drove

THIS Sunday there will be a Music Making Get2gether at 11am in St John the Baptist Church. Everyone will have the opportunity to try playing different musical instruments and to accompany one or two songs. Anyone of any age is welcome at this informal gathering during which refreshments will be served.

LIZ McRoberts thanks members of the Community Choir for their hard work during practices over the last year culminating in a wonderful showcase of their singing abilities at the recent village and country fair. Thanks also to Pauline Marriott and Colette Coleman for their support. The autumn term will begin on September 16, 7pm, in St John the Baptist Church porch. New members welcome.

If you would like to see information about your club or organisation includedon our District News page, please contact Denise Vickers on 01775 765400 to discuss this further.

You can also email her on denise.vickers@jpress.co.uk