DISTRICT NEWS: Cowbit to West Pinchbeck

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BINGO starts tomorrow in the village hall. Doors 6.30pm, eyes down 7.30pm.

COWBIT Ladies Club meet next Wednesday at 7.30pm in the village hall. Newcomers welcome.


THE waste freighters, for household and green waste, will be at the groundsman’s shed at the Snowden Field on Saturday, 8-11am.

WESLEY’S Wayfayrers are meeting on Tuesday at 11am for an hour of reflection, Bible study and hymns at Crowland Methodist Chapel, Reform Street.

SOLAR Farm public exhibition is on Friday, January 18, 2pm-7pm at Newborough Village Hall, Guntons Road.

Gedney Hill

PLOUGH Sunday Service will be held in the Methodist Chapel, Holbeach Drove, this Sunday at 10.30am.

A VALENTINE’S dance and buffet will be held in the Memorial Hall on Saturday, February 23, 8pm-midnight.Tickets £10, dancing to Sounds Familiar. Contact J Riley on 01406 330558 for tickets.


THE Bishop of Lincoln, the Rt Rev Christopher Lowson is preaching at St Peter and St Paul’s Church on Sunday, January 20 at 10.30am.

VOLUNTEERS are required for the launching of street pastors in Spalding. Three information evenings will be held, beginning on February 16 at the Spalding Lighthouse Church, 10 Haverfield Road. For further information call 01775 711591 or the Rev Ian Walters on 01775 840694.

ON Friday, January 18, the Gosberton Churches Together Messy Church will be in Quadring Church Hall at 3.30pm.Contact Pat Walters on 01775 840694.

GOSBERTON Church Fellowship meets in the church hall on January 21 at 7.30pm with a speaker, raffle and bring and buy stall.

GOSBERTON Parish Church is collecting used postage stamps for the St Barnabas Hospice. After the cutting of a small border round the stamp, the stamps can be left in a tub at the back of the church or handed in at the Quadring Post Office.

LINCOLNSHIRE Police will be having a surgery in the church hall on Wednesday, 10am-noon. To report an incident or crime you will need to phone 0300 111 0300.

Gosberton Clough and Risegate

TO mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity there will be a united service for the Gosberton Churches Together and Glen Group at the Gosberton Risegate Methodist Church on Sunday, January 20 at 3pm.


OASIS Club meets in the Reading Rooms, Church Street on Saturday, 10-11.30am. For primary school children there is plenty of fun, games, stories, drama and music and its’ free. The Junior Church and Oasis Club party is on Sunday, January 20, 3-5pm, also in the Reading Rooms.

HOLBEACH Town Band’s next bingo is tomorrow at the WI Hall, 7.30pm.

Holbeach Drove

THE service at the Methodist Chapel this Sunday at 10.30am is the annual Plough Service.

Saracen’s Head

BINGO will be held in the village hall on Wednesday. Doors open 6.30pm, eyes down 7.30pm. Good cash games and snowball.

A RACE night will be held in the village hall on February 2. Admission by ticket only. Tickets £8.50 each (includes two course sausage and mash supper) from 01406 423065.

A MUSIC night will be held in the village hall on March 9. The event is organised by the Over 60s Committee to help raise funds for this year’s Christmas party for residents of Saracen’s Head and Holbeach Bank. The evening starts at 7.30pm. Tickets £6, including an excellent buffet. Music will be by Travis Graham. Tickets available now on 01406 422050.

CARPET bowls on Mondays and Fridays, 7.30-9.30pm in the village hall. New players welcome. More details on 01406 423065.


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

West Pinchbeck

ST Bartholomew’s PCC will meet on Tuesday, 7.30pm, at the Peachs’ home, Pear Tree Farm, Glenside South.

GLU a children’s group for seven-11-year-0olds resume meetings on January 17 with an Epiphany party in West Pinchbeck Village Hall, 5.45-7pm. Meetings then continue weekly during school term time. Contact Wendy Houghton on 01775 640296 for information or to book a place.

WEST Pinchbeck Church Ladies annual meeting is on Monday, January 21, 7.30pm in the village hall. A chance to reflect on last year’s events and to hear the plans for this year. The new programme will be available. This will be followed by a social time led by Ann Garth. All welcome. Subs will be due.

ST Barthlomew’s monthly coffee morning is on Saturday, January 26, 10am-noon in church. Refreshments, cakes, books, bring and buy. An opportunity to meet friends, or make new ones.