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SATURDAY Strollers will be walking from Upton and will go through Southey Wood on Saturday. Meet at the former St Guthlac School by 10.25am to share transport if needed. Please bring a picnic lunch.

CROWLAND Juniors are holding a bingo evening on Friday, November 29, at the Royal British Legion Hall. Eyes down at 7.30pm.

CROWLAND Methodist Chapel is collecting for Agape Care, the food bank in Spalding, which covers the Crowland area. Examples of food required are UHT milk, squash, pasta sauces, cereals, jam, biscuits, etc. Please drop off at the chapel on Saturday mornings.


A CHRISTMAS fayre is being held on Sunday at Thomas Cowley High School, 10am-4pm. Attractions will include a Rodeo reindeer, snowboard simulator, Father Christmas, over 40 stalls and refreshments.

THE next roller disco with Leo Promotions at the community centre is on Tuesday, 6-8pm. Dress up in a ‘onesie’ for a fun skating session. Refreshments provided by the Entertainment Committee.

CELEBRATE Christmas at the community centre at the Christmas disco on Saturday, December 14, 7.30pm- late. Entry on door £5 adult, £1 child. New Year’s Eve party for all, 7.30pm-late. Tickets £6 adult, £1 child.

DONINGTON Community Centre is organising a wedding and prom fayre on March 8 to promote local businesses. Stalls are available for any business that offers services relating to weddings and proms. If you are interested email doningtoncommcentre@aol.com. Booking forms for stallholders will be send out this month.

TURKEY and tinsel lunch at the church hall on Sunday, December 1, 12.30pm. Bookings to Jane on 01775 821515.

BINGO at the Ruby Hunt Centre next month will be Friday, December 6 and 13, at 7.30.


NEXT fun and fellowship at the Baptist Church on Friday, November 29, is from 2pm to 4pm with table games, coffee, tea and cakes.

AFTER five years of editing the parish magazine, Elizabeth Stott would like to hand this role over to someone else. It can be taken on by an individual or a team of people, each responsible for a different part of the magazine. If you are interested and want more information contact Elizabeth on 01775 821843 or email theparishmagazine@hotmail.co.uk

DON’T forget the coffee morning at the home of Lorna Webb, 2 Poachers Gate, Pinchbeck, on Tuesday, 10am-noon.

THE Public Hall is looking for new members to join the committee. Those interested are asked to contact John Dennis on 01775 840407.

Gosberton Clough and Risegate

MOBILE library will be in the Risegate on Thursday, November 28, 1-1.30pm at The Five Bells.

THE Risegate Methodist Church has a Christmas fair on Saturday, November 30, at 1.30pm. Festive stalls, competitions and games and refreshments.

Holbeach St Marks

ROYAL British Legion thanks everyone who contributed to the Poppy Appeal, raising £707.08, and to those who collected in Holbeach Bank, Holbeach St Marks, Saracen’s Head and the Ship Inn at Fosdyke.

Long Sutton

A WORLD War Two community ‘pop up’ museum is being held in the primary school hall today, 5-8.30pm. Admission is free and refreshments are available.

Moulton Seas End

MOULTON Seas End Village Hall Committee is holding a race night in aid of village hall funds on Saturday, racing starts at 7.30pm. Admission £3 for adults. Don’t forget to bring your own refreshments. A great night out for all the family.


SPALDING East Townswomen’s Guild meet on Tuesday at the Gleed Academy library at 7pm. The speaker is Liz Walmesley speaking on the Work of Age Concern and the competition is for a walking stick. Everyone is welcome to go along.

BROAD Street Methodist Church is holding a quiz night on Saturday at 7pm. Tickets are £5 (to include hotdog) from 01775 769438. Bring your own team, not exceeding six, or make up a team on the night. Quiz suitable for all ages and interests. Because of building work there won’t be a Christmas tree festival but Christmas fayres will be held on November 30 and December 7, at 7.30pm. On December 7 Holbeach town Band will entertain with a Christmas concert. Tickets are £6, available from Tuesday coffee mornings, 01775 769438 or 07598 386674.

Spalding Ramblers

SPALDING Ramblers walk this Sunday will start in Northborough, near Peterborough. Meet in the cul de sac north of the crossroads in the village for a 10am start. Further details available from the leader on 01775 630667. Look out for the programme of walks for 2014 which will shortly be available from libraries and the South Holland Centre.


CHRISTMAS fayre is this Sunday in the village hall, 11am-4pm. Come and see Santa, Mrs Santa Claus and elves. Admission is free and there will be craft stalls, a raffle and refreshments.


CUTWATER Productions present an exciting new and unique British comedy ‘ Hymns of Praise’, on Saturday, November 30 at 7.30pm, in the village hall. Tickets are £5 from John on 01205 460459. Tea and coffee will be available and there will be a raffle.

West Pinchbeck

A CHRISTMAS coffee morning is being held this Saturday, 10am-1pm in St Bartholomew’s Church. Call in for cards and gifts, home made cards, jewellery and craft items, Christmas tombola, books and refreshments. As this is being held on the normal monthly coffee morning date there will be a parish councillor available during the morning if you have any concerns you wish to discuss. Proceeds to St Bartholomew’s Church. Free entry.

Whaplode Drove

WHAPLODE Drove Playing Field Association annual meeting is at the Elizabethan Centre, Parsons Lane, on Friday, November 29 at 8pm.

COME and begin getting in the Christmas spirit this Sunday! Children and adults are welcome to help decorate the Family Get2gether tree, ready for it to be exhibited in the annual Christmas tree competition. This informal gathering, lasting about an hour, during which refreshments will be served, begins at 11am in St John the Baptist Church. The first weekend for voting and viewing this year’s Christmas tree exhibits is December 7 and 8.