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EVERYONE is invited to the village hall quiz night on Friday at 7.30pm.

Admission is £5 per head to include supper.

Bring your own drinks and nibbles; glasses will be provided.

Teams of four but if you haven’t got a team go along as teams will be made up on the night.

Tickets from Bicker Post Office, 01775 820220.


COWBIT Ladies will be entertained by the Ukulele Orchestra tomorrow in the village hall at 7.30pm; visitors welcome.


CROWLAND Wildlife Group is pleased to welcome Colin and Annette Faulkner from South Lincolnshire Bat Protection to give an illustrated talk at Crowland Library tomorrow at 7.30pm.

Free admission to all. Children particularly welcome.

Enquiries to Linda Barton 01733 212687.

Deeping St Nicholas

ROYAL British Legion is holding a prize bingo this Friday at 7pm in the Methodist Chapel in aid of the Poppy Appeal.


GOSBERTON Baptists have a fun and fellowship afternoon on Friday, October 25, with table games, cakes, tea and coffee, 2-4pm.

GOSBERTON Churches Together special service for One World Week is on Sunday, October 27, at 10am at St Peter and St Paul’s Church.

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

LOOKING ahead to Saturday, November 2, there will be a church yard clearance day at St Peter and St Paul’s when volunteers will be pruning, weeding and clearing out overgrown areas.

It is hoped that lots of people will volunteer, starting at 9am. There will be refreshments in the church hall.

Volunteers can finish at the time they wish.

AFTERNOON tea and hymns takes place in the Methodist Church on Sunday at 4pm. For more information contact John and Enid Parson on 01205 357832.

Gosberton Clough and Risegate

NEXT meeting to finalise the One World Week service at St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Gosberton, is on Tuesday, October 22, at 7.30pm in the Gosberton Risegate Methodist Church.

The united service is on Sunday, October 27 at 10am.

MOBILE library will be in the Risegate on Thursday, October 31, from 1-1.30pm at the Five Bells.

Holbeach Drove

AN evening of Sankey hymns, readings and fellowship is being held this Friday at 7pm at the Methodist Chapel.

Long Sutton

THIS is your Life!, an intimate tour through the life of the cherished friends and family of Jesus of Nazareth, dead and alive at the time, will be performed by the Redeemed Theatre Company at St Mary’s Church, on Sunday at 6.30pm. Entry is free.

More information from ACT II Theatre Company on 01775 766921 or Father Jonathan Sibley on 01406 352033.


PINCHBECK Photographic Group presents a digital projection talk, “My wildlife favourites” by Neil Smith, on Thursday at 7.30pm. It will highlight his encounters with wildlife at Farne Isles and Bempton Cliffs, North Norfolk, Frampton and Freiston shore. The meeting will be held at Pinchbeck East Primary School, Fennell Road, PE11 3RP (turn opposite St Mary’s Church, into Rose Lane, second right into Fennell Road, continue to the end of the road). Admission £3 for non-members.


RIPPINGALE and District Women’s Institute members are being asked to provide non perishable items for the Bourne Food Bank. Milk bottle tops are still being collected for the Air Ambulance and postage stamps for Hearing Dogs for the Deaf. November 7 will be a “pub night” and everyone is invited along to the village hall for this informal meeting to find out more of what the WI gets up to. For further details contact Rebecca Main (president) on 01778 440411 or rebeccamain1@yahoo.co.uk


TOLLGATE Women’s Institute will be holding its monthly meeting at St John’s Church lounge, Hawthorn Bank,
tonight. Speaker will be David Turner on “The History of Hills”. Visitors welcome.

Sutton Bridge

ST Matthew’s Church autumn fayre is this Saturday, 10am-noon. There will be raffle, refreshments, crafts, cakes, tombola, veg and more.


ST Mary’s Guild members thanks all the helpers and everyone who contributed and attended the Macmillan tea party at Whaplode Church on October 1, when £650 was raised.

Whaplode Drove

THE recent St John the Baptist Church harvest supper and sale of produce proved a huge success, with everyone enjoying good food and company in a jovial atmosphere.

£273 was raised for the church from the sale of the tickets and the sale of produce raised £320 for Save the Children in Africa.

Mr and Mrs Keith Allen donated wine and soft drinks, which realised, through donations, £97.50 for Church Room funds.

Thanks to all who made, supplied, donated or served the food and drink, who donated produce and everyone who attended and were so generous in their giving.

SHOULD you wish to hire the newly-refurbished Church Room for any event, such as a family party or celebratory occasion, weekly or monthly club or activity, business training days or short courses, then contact Liz McRoberts on 01406 540892, for further details or to book a convenient time to view the facilities.


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