Thursday, 22 June 2017

Farmer Jack at the Lincolnshire Show

Farmer Jack has had his best year ever at the Lincolnshire Show achieving 2 X 1sts, a 2nd, 4 X 3 rds, a 4th and a 5th place. With his pedigree Southdown Sheep. 

Very proud Shepherd today! 

Thanks Farmer Jack 



Images provided by R Bowles

Sunday, 18 June 2017


Thursday nights  Quiz raised money for Cancer Research ...........

Half time Quiz was won by No Hopers

Full time Quiz was won by They Must of Cheated, 

Really great turn out. Well done everyone we raised £165.00

Next Weeks Quiz is for bloomers, please come along to the Rose and Crown Upton, Quiz starts at 8.30pm

Cup Cake afternoon was held last Thursday at Mrs C Smart's house in Upton, raising money for Alzheimer's. Everyone had a lovely time and raised £275, amazing! Well Done!

At the recent A.G.M for the Playing Field........the following were elected on the committee :-

Chair - Ed Wooley
Vice -  Pete Rushton
Secretary - Nic Seneschall
Treasurer - Paul Mann

Committee Members:-

Jo & Steve Fotheringham
Andy Orton
Mark & Kate Nelson

Next Meeting Thursday 3rd August.

Please come and support the committee thank you.

Remember Table Top Sale this Saturday 17th June Upton and Kexby Village Hall 1pm - 4pm
Tom Seneschall.

Report by Liz Allen

Monday, 12 June 2017



Thursday nights Quiz, raised money for Upton and Kexby Playing Fields

 
Half time Quiz was won by the No Hopers

Full time Quiz was won by the No Hopers,  

Really great turn out. Well done everyone we raised £112.00

Next weeks Quiz on Thursday 15th June, is for Cancer Research,  please come along to the Rose and Crown Upton, Quiz starts at 8.30pm.

Report by Liz Allan.

Monday, 5 June 2017



Thursday nights Quiz raised money for the Air Ambulance ..............

Half time Quiz was won by They must of cheated!

Full time Quiz was won by the No Hopers,  Well done everyone we raised £120.00

Next weeks Quiz on Thursday 8th June, is for Upton and Kexby Playing Fields, please come along to the Rose and Crown Upton, Quiz starts at 8.30pm.


Report by Liz Allan.

Sunday, 28 May 2017



Thursday nights Quiz at the Rose and Crown Pub was a great success! Well done to everyone who helped and took part!

Half Time Quiz was Won by the Corner Crowd.

Full Time Quiz was Won by The Oblong Table.

We raised £555.00 for Breast Cancer.

Next weeks Quiz is raising money for the Upton and Kexby Christmas Market,  8.30pm at the Rose and crown Pub Upton. 

Village Hall AGM  Thursday 25th May 7pm

Bingo at the Rose and Crown Monday 5th June 7pm.

Upton had a successful weekend at the West Lindsey Churches open Festival. The theme was "Work and Leisure" another brainchild of the late Audrey Rushton. There were 29 entries from local businesses and organisations, with around 200 visitors. This was a tribute to Audrey The P.C.C. wish to thank all who helped to make it a success.

Sunday, 21 May 2017

This weeks Quiz at the Rose and Crown Pub was a great success! Well done to everyone who helped and took part!

Half Time Quiz was Won by the Corner Crowd.

Full Time Quiz was Won by The Oblong Table.

We raised £555.00 for Breast Cancer.

Next weeks Quiz is raising money for the Upton and Kexby Christmas Market,  8.30pm at the Rose and crown Pub Upton. 

Village Hall AGM  Thursday 25th May 7pm

Bingo at the Rose and Crown Monday 5th June 7pm.

Upton had a successful weekend at the West Lindsey Churches open Festival. The theme was "Work and Leisure" another brainchild of the late Audrey Rushton. There were 29 entries from local businesses and organisations, with around 200 visitors. This was a tribute to Audrey The P.C.C. wish to thank all who helped to make it a success.

Report by Liz Allan.

Monday, 15 May 2017

QUIZ


Last weeks  quiz at the Rose and Crown Upton was raising funds for Christian Aid.

Half Time Quiz was won by the No Hopers, who had the lovely Rev Pheadra Pamphilon-Green helping.

Full Time Quiz went to a tie-break, between the No Hopers and The Oblong table, with The Oblong Table winning. Well Done!

Total raised £105. Thank you, to all who attended. Next weeks Quiz (Thursday 18th May) is Raising money for Breast Cancer. Quiz starts at 8.30pm. All Welcome.

BOWLS AND KURLING

Upton and Kexby Bowls and Kurling Annual presentation was held at the Rose and Crown Pub Upton, an excellent evening was had by all who attended.

The results in the Bowls section were,

2 Woods winner -  John Alsop.
4 Woods winner - Stuart Barrow and Ron Sharpe.
4 Woods Single - Don Spittlehouse.
The Hazel Lawrence Trophy was won by Stuart Spriggens.

In the Kurling,

Sylvia Rose for the second year running was the winner of the Club Tournament.

Thank you to Cllr. Jesse Milne for presenting the trophies and to Jenny, Lawrence and the staff of the Rose and Crown for all  their hard work and yet again another wonderful carvery.

  SUMMER FETE

.A meeting to discuss the Summer Fete is to be held on Thursday 18th May at the Rose and Crown at 7.30pm. please could each organisation send a representative. Unfortunately there won't be a quiz raising funds for the Christmas market after the meeting, as Breast Cancer have this slot booked. Thursday 25th May will be the date for the Christmas Market Quiz. Any raffle prizes would be appreciated.

Flix in the Stix -  Village Hall  Wednesday 17th May 7.30pm all welcome.

Village Hall AGM 25th May at 7pm all welcome.

UPTON AND KEXBY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Please note some important changes to the Show Classes for Sunday 3rd September 2017

Handicrafts
77. A Twiddle Muff

Junior Classes
Under 16
100. Largest Sunflower Head

Report by Liz Allan.


Monday, 8 May 2017


Last Thursday's Quiz at The Rose and Crown Upton, was very well attended, Raising money for STARS.

Half time winners - No Hopers.

Full time winners - Team Pal.

Total Raised £181.10.............Well Done! to everyone who took part

Next weeks Quiz is raising money for Christian Aid UK.

Christian Aid UK is a charity that works in over 60 countries helping people, regardless of religion or race. 
Please come along to the Rose and Crown Pub Upton. Quiz starts at 8.30pm all welcome.

Future dates for your diary................Village Hall AGM  Thursday 25th May 2017 all welcome.

Report by Liz Allen.

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Upton/kexby Bowls and Kurling Annual presentation.



An excellent evening was had by all that attended the Annual Bowls and Kurling end of season presentations.

The results in the Bowls section were as follows:
2 Woods winner was John Alsop.

4 Woods Doubles were Stuart Barrow and Ron Sharpe.

4 Woods Single was Don Spittlehouse.

The Hazel Lawrence trophy was won by Stuart Spriggens.

In the Kurling:

Sylvia Rose for the second year running was the winner of the Club Tournament.

Thank you to Clr. Jesse Milne for presenting the trophies and to Jenny, Lol and staff for their hard work in the catering department. Yet again, another wonderful carvery.

Sunday, 30 April 2017



All Saints Upton cum Kexby is participating in the church open weekend on the 13th and 14th of May.
The focus of the celebrations this year is Work and Leisure in West Lindsey.  Why not come along see what a hive of industry for young and long established businesses our local community is, along with discovering what great organisations fabulous leisurely pursuits we have on the doorstep that you might like to participate in. Everyone is welcome join us in the church for a coffee and chat.
On the 14 th of May Farmer Jack will be on hand with some of his award winning flock. 

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MAY DAY

 A very big thank you to the pupils in Year 1 at Lea Primary School, for all their efforts in decorating the phone box.
Also their teacher Samantha Lee. Well done all, a great job.


QUIZ

Last weeks at the Rose and Crown pub Upton was in aid of  Upton and Kexby Cricket Club, numbers were a bit on the low side, but the village still managed to raise £95 for the club, well done to all who took the time to come and support the Cricket Club.
 
Half time winners The Oblong Table.
Full time winners The Oblong Table.

Next weeks Quiz, Thursday 4th May 2017, is raising money for STARS - Syncope Trust And Reflex Anoxic Seizures Please come along, all welcome, quiz starts at 8.30pm.

BINGO

 Bingo at the Rose and Crown is cancelled as it falls on the May  Bank Holiday, next one will be in June, date to be confirmed.

Report by Liz Allan.





Sunday, 23 April 2017




Last weeks quiz for John Coupland Hospital raised £114.

Half time result, had Team Bar Crowd in the lead by one point!
Full time quiz, was won comfortably by The Oblong Table. Well Done!

Thank you to everyone who supported this worthy cause, this weeks quiz on Thursday 27th April is raising money for Upton and Kexby Cricket Club,
Please come along to The Rose and Crown Pub Upton and support the Cricket Club. Quiz starts at 8.30pm.


Report by

Liz Allan

Friday, 14 April 2017



Last nights quiz was a great success at the Rose and Crown Pub Upton. Once again we had a great turnout, raising funds for the Church, in memory of  Mrs Audrey Rushton,

Half time quiz winners... Rushtons Rookies. Full time quiz winners The DB's.

Total Raised last night £266. Well done and thank you to everyone!

Next weeks quiz is for John Coupland Hospital Gainsborough.

Please come along to the Rose and Crown, the quiz starts at 8.30pm every Thursday, raising money for great local charities.

Report by


Liz Allan