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COWBIT Ladies Club will meet in the village hall next Wednesday at 7.45pm (please note the new time). The speakers will be Mr and Mrs Williamson of Enjoy Chocolates, who will talk about their home made chocolates and bring samples. Guests welcome.


WASTE freighters, for household and green waste will be at the groundsmen’s shed on Saturday, 8-11am.

SATURDAY Strollers will be walking in the Surfleet area on Saturday. The walk is about five miles, mainly on pathways, and over a golf course that can be muddy after rain. Meet at the former St Guthlac School by 10.25am to share transport. Take a picnic lunch.

CROWLAND Town Football Club is holding its AGM on Sunday in the pavilion at 6pm. Please come along if you wish to join the committee. Further information from Danny Jackson on 07516 659466 or 01733 211548.

CHURCHES Together in Crowland Rogation Walk will take place on Sunday leaving Crowland Abbey at 3pm and finishing with a cup of tea at the Salvation Army Hall.

CHURCHES Together in Crowland Christian Aid Week takes place from May 12 to 19. Christian Aid Service at the Methodist Chapel is at 3pm on May 19.

DIVERS Voyces will be performing at Crowland Abbey this Saturday at 7.30pm, celebrating music from the time of the siege of Crowland Abbey in April 1643, with works by Thomas Tomkins, John Jenkins and Henry and William Lawes. Admission £7 on the door.


THERE is an interest in forming a community choir in Gosberton, this would not be just for church, but for anyone interested in singing. Contact the Rev Ian Walters on 01775 840694.

THERE is a film show at the Baptist Church on Monday, May 20, at 2pm when films will include the Isle of Wight and the Grand Union Canal. Admission donation £2 includes tea.

NEXT Churches Together fellowship evening at the Methodist Church is on Tuesday at 7.30pm and the current study is on The Lord’s Prayer. For more information contact either the Rev Ian Walters on 01775 840694 or the Rev Steve Weatherly-Barton on 01775 840693 .

THERE is a Messy Church in Quadring St Margaret’s Church Hall on Friday, May 17 at 3.30pm. This is a once a month time of activities, crafts, celebration and eating together for families. Children must bring an adult and adults must bring at least one child. For more information contact 01775 840694.

SPEAKER at the May meeting of the Gosberton Church Fellowship is Roger Welby Everard, who will talk about his family’s history and life at Gosberton House. Admission £1 for members and £3 for non members. For more information contact Pat Walters on 01775 840694. The meeting is in the church hall on May 20 at 7.30pm.

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GOSBERTON Risegate Methodist Church has a plant sale and coffee afternoon on Saturday at 1.30pm. Cake stall, refreshments and a raffle.


WOMEN’S Institute coffee morning is at the village hall on May 18, 10am-noon. There will be cakes, raffle, crafts, bottle stall, tombola and games. Pinchbeck School Choir will be performing. Admission £1.50, includes refreshments.


BINGO will be held at St Paul’s Church Hall, Fulney, on Monday at 7.30pm.

BROAD Street Methodist Church is hosting a concert with Eric Wayman and the Haven Singers of Boston, at 7.30pm tomorrow. Tickets are £6 from 01775 769438.

Weston Hills

BINGO this Saturday is at 7pm in the village hall.

WESTON Parish Council annual meeting is at 7.30pm in Weston Hills Village Hall on Monday.

VILLAGE Hall Committee will meet on Tuesday for its AGM at 7pm followed by a meeting at 8pm, in the village hall.

Whaplode Drove

THERE will be a Deanery Ascension Day Holy Communion Service at St John the Baptist Church tonight beginning at 7.30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend this service, after which refreshments will be served.