Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Village News:  December 17th 2014


The Christmas trees made the church look very festive, a lovely setting for the beautiful harp music played by Thea Butterworth on Saturday night.

Friday, 12 December 2014

Village News:  December 8th.  2014


A very successful evening was held last week, when the market began with Lea School Choir,
singing around the christmas tree. This was followed by the official opening and light switch on by Mr. & Mrs.G.Hobart. There were 11 village organisations with various stalls selling Xmas goods and games.
This was then followed by the quiz, winners being "Young & Good Looking" & "Bernard's Gang"
£154-50 was raised , but the total amount for the evening is not available at the moment. Next weeks quiz is for the Kurling Club.

This weekend there is a Christmas Tree Festival in the Church, from 11-00 am to 4-00 pm.Sat & Sun.
On Sat at 7-30 there is an evening of seasonal music by harpist, Thea Butterworth. Tickets £5 including refreshments from P.C.C.members or on the door.
Sunday morning prayer is at 09-30

Service at 10-30 with Mrs. J. Lloyd

Monday, 1 December 2014

Village News: 1st December 2014

This takes place this Thursday, starting at 6-00 pm.with carols sung by Lea School Choir.
The market will open at 6-30 pm. so come along to support all your local organisations and meet Santa in his grotto.

Last week was for the Village Hall. Winners were "Bernards Gang", £122-50 was raised.
This week is for the Christmas Market, could all organisations donate a raffle prize please.

This Sunday , 7th. Dec.
Church, Holy Communion @ 09-30
Chapel, Service @10-30 with Mr. M . Coates

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

 Village News: 23 November

On Sunday the 23rd November, the 9th kurling competition took place at Deans Sports Centre, Lincoln.

Four teams entered from Upton "Cum" kexby.

Well done to Ron Sharpe from Upton and Scott Hogarth from Kexby, also known as the Sharpe Shooters.

In a nail biting final they won the competition plate.

Congratulations to both of you.

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Village News: 23 November 2014


The chair of Upton Parish council welcomed the WLDC member, Mrs J Milne, members and police to the November meeting of the council.

All members, but one were present.

The police gave a resume of work done by the police and the area they have to cover. He stressed the importance of reporting crimes and of dialling 101 for help.  He gave advice on speeding through the village, fly tipping and parking.  Only a barn fire had been reported in Upton during the past few weeks. 

The council meeting began with a minutes silence in respect of the day being Nov 11th – remembrance day.

Declarations of interest were given.

The council were congratulated on the memorial on Church Road/High Street . All agreed the ceremony had gone very well.  Thanks were expressed to Sturgate flying club, David of Lincoln City band, the people who had donated, Lincolnshire Co-op and J. Milne from her initiative fund.  Several councillors volunteered to put in steps to the memorial.

The road between lodge Lane and Heaphm Road will be closed on December 15th 2014.  No reply re the phone box.

The fun day follow up were produced. Bloomers were very active!, 360 bulbs had been planted, would like to plant on scrub land on burial ground. Neighbourhood watch meeting to be held on Monday 17th November. Walking group to start with a walk on new years day, transport arrangements are in hand.

Clerk had no reply from M.Sturgess re complaint about a planning refusal.

The precept was set for 15/16 with only a small rise.

The Christmas Market in the Rose and Crown would take place on December 4th
Starting at 6p.m. This would have a silver theme as it is 25 years since the first market.

Next meeting will be on January 13th 2015.


Last week was in aid of the Air Ambulance, £67 was raised, winners were the Oblong Table & Young & good Looking.
This week is for the Village Hall.


The Church are holding this event on Sat & Sun13 -14 Dec.
Any one wishing to contribute, please contact, Carol Pugsley on 838304 please.
Also on Sat 13th. Harpist , Thea Butterworth will be giving a festive concert at 7-30
tickets £5-00 inc. refreshments, available from any P.C.C. members.


Don't forget, Thurs. Dec. 4th. 6-00 pm. at the Rose & Crown, plenty of bargains
to be had !!


This Sunday (30th.)
Church, NO Service, but joint service at Springthorpe @ 10-00  am.
Chapel, Service @ 10-30 with Mr. D. Lockwood

Provided by P Ruston

Monday, 10 November 2014

Village news: 10 November 2014

Last week was in aid of the Christmas Market, £85 -00 was were "Bernards Gang" & the "Oblong Table"This week is for Children in Need.

As it is the 25th. year , it was decided that the theme this year willbe "silver". Lea School Choir will sing at 6-00pm,with the opening & light switch - on at 6-30 on Thur. 4th. Dec. 

There is a meeting to discuss this on Monday 17th. Nov. in Chapel Schoolroomat  7 - 30. all are very welcome to attend.For further information, contact Mr. P. Fotheringham on 838347.

A joint service was held in Church, led by Mr. P.Howitt-Cowan, with the names & wreath laying by John Thurlby.Following this there was the dedication of the new Memorial,this was led by the Rev. Philip Wain.The Parish Council wish to thank the following for making the event very successful,Lincolnshire Co-operative, Capt. C. Robinson, Mr. D. Ralph City of Lincoln band,Lincoln Aero Club. and many others who contributed

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Village news: 2 November 2014

Last week was in aid of the Rose & Crown Football Club,winners were "Bernard's Gang" & "Oblong Tablers"£190-60 was raised.

There is a meeting this Thursday at 8-00 pm. to discuss arrangementsfor the 4th. Dec.This will be followed by a quiz for the event, (please bring a raffle prize

Carol Pugsley wishes to thank all who attended her recent event in whichapprox. £470-00 was raised to be shared between the Church & Hall Farm Everton.

This Sunday (9th. Nov.) there will be a service in All Saints Church @ 9-30 am.followed by tea & biscuits.Then at 11-00 am. there will be a service of dedication  and short remembranceat the new War Memorial. all are welcome to attend.(Please note, NO Service at Chapel this week)

Last week was a demonstration of a spinning wheel , on how things were done in the pastby Mrs.McLouchlan.Next meeting is on Nov. 13th. at 2-00 pm. iin Chapel. All are very welcome

The next meeting is on Tues.11 th. Nov. @ 7-00 pm. for public time, this will be followed by full meeting. this is in the Chapel Schoolroom