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From Gedney Dyke to Moulton Seas End

Gedney Dyke

NEW Year’s Eve dance is in the village hall, 7pm until late, tickets £7, children up to 14 years £3.50. Dance the night away to the disco. Bring your own drinks and nibbles. Tickets available from Emma Tear 01406 350835 or Heather Cole 01406 363654.

Gedney Dyke Village Hall welcomes everyone on Saturday to a coffee morning and book swap with hot, fresh bacon rolls as well as cakes and other refreshments, 10am-12.30pm. Call 0743 2155 928.


Gosberton Methodists held their carol service on Sunday evening. It was led by the Rev Bob Pritchard and organist was Claire Hearth. Bible readings were by: Peter Bettles, Lisa Hearth, Alex Richardson, John Parson, Christine Pritchard, Enid Parson, Celia Hearth, Kevin Cooper, Belinda Taylor. Shirley Sandall and Eileen Thorold sang “Turkey and Crackers” accompanied on the piano by Jean Mews. Mr Pritchard gave a short talk and offertory stewards were Doris and Terry Belton.

Children at the Gosberton Rainbow Play Group enjoyed Christmas activities on the last week of term. They put on a concert to a packed hall of parents and grandparents. The older children performed a nativity while the younger ones sang Christmas songs. On the last day of term the young children had fun at a party. They made magic reindeer food to put out on Christmas eve, and enjoyed party food themselves, with a visit from Santa!

Following the service on Christmas morning, Gosberton Baptists put on a Christmas lunch for those who would otherwise be alone. The lunch was cooked by Annie Weatherly-Barton and Rene Curtis, with the meat donated by Gosberton butcher Trevor Sharpe. All enjoyed themselves. Organiser was Annie Weatherly-Barton.

The Gosberton Women’s Institute next meet in the public hall on Tuesday, January 13 at 7.15pm, taking the form of a quiz night. Stall will be white elephant. For more information contact Eileen Johnson on 01775 750553.

Messy Church is in the Gosberton church hall on Friday, January 16 at 3.30pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


On Friday, December 16 Gosberton Clough and Risegate Primary School children went to the South Holland Centre to see the pantomime Cinderella. The previous day they did their own Christmas production. On Wednesday, December 17 the students thoroughly enjoyed a party. They broke up for Christmas the following day.

St Gilbert and St Hugh’s Church still have some calendars available. They are on sale at £6 each. Contact Barbara Berridge or anyone connected with the church.

Gosberton Clough Centenary Methodist Church held its carol service on Sunday afternoon, led by Pat Gooding. Organist for the carols was Graham Haresign and Jane Brigginshaw was the pianist. Bible readings were given by Dorothy Gillett and Nigel Fear and poems were given by Savanah Twell and Jane MacFarlane. Pat Gooding, Jane Brigginshaw and Deirdre Moden performed a sketch. Following the service tea and mince pies were served by members.


A New Year’s Eve disco takes place on December 31 at the United Services Club in Church Street, from 7.30pm until late. Music will be supplied by The Edge Disco. Tickets available from the club during normal club opening hours, members £5, non members £6. The event is an adults only (18+) event. Further details from the club on 01406 423134.

Moulton Seas End

NEW Year’s Eve will be celebrated in the village hall with a disco by Limelight. There will be a licensed bar. Doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets are £5 from Pam Callaghan , 01406 371441. Accompanied children under 12 are free.