Monday, 18 July 2016

Village News

UPTON PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

A member of the public attended and asked questions re broadband and the phone box use.  Chair of meeting J.Allen one Councillor apologies.
The new clerk took her first meeting and handled it very efficiently.
Questions discussed were pig rearing unit, awaiting planning meeting, defibrillator  to be placed at Rose and Crown, Willingham   nurses association had put some money into this, dog  fouling and long grass problem and street lights being turned off.
The next meeting will be on September 13th


FRIENDSHIP CLUB

This ended up being an informal meeting as no speaker was booked.
The members present decided that the cream tea on July 28th would have a
Raffle and bring and buy stalls.
The cream tea would commence at 2p.m. in the Methodist Schoolroom, entrqance of £1.00 for cream strawberry scones and tea.
All very welcome.

W.I.

Not quite as advertised---- moved by the day's momentous "happenings" and the installation of a second female Prime Minister, Rosie decided to regale us with post-war reminiscences, ending with a rousing singing of "Land of Hope & Glory" accompanied by enthusiastic waving of the Union flag & the flag of St. George !. The evening rounded off with a wonderful selection of delicious cakes, provided by Linda & Julie.

CHARITY NITE

A very good night was held at the Rose & Crown for the Ethan Maull "Up yours to Cancer" Foundation,
with a B.B.Q. games & raffle, organised by Sarah & Simon Hindley, many thank's go to them, as well over £1,000 was raised.

CHRISTMAS MARKET

A meeting was held to discuss arrangements, the date being fixed for Thur. 8th. Dec. @ 6-00pm.
Prior events are a "Race Night" on 23rd. Sept. a "Fashion Show" on 5th. Oct. and a quiz to start on Show date 4th. Sept. winner's to be announced on market night. Please make a note of these dates for your diary.

The meeting was followed by the usual quiz, winners were :- "Whiz Kalifi" & the "Young & Good Looking" £100 was raised for market funds.
This weeks quiz is for the Horticultural Society.

SERVICES

This Sunday, (31st.)
Church, NO service, but group service at Gate Burton @ 10-00am.
Chapel, Service @ 10-30 with Mrs E. Taylor

Monday, 11 July 2016

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QUIZ

Last week was in aid of "Bloomers" , winners were "Dale's Dollies" & The "Oblong Table" £ 82 was raised, this week is for the Christmas Market fund.
Please note there will be a meeting to discuss arrangements at 8-00 pm. will all organisations please attend to have an input,
also any raffle / auction prizes appreciated.

SERVICES

This Sunday (17th.)
Church :- Holy Communion @ 08-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 (own Arrangements)


Report by P Rushton.

Monday, 4 July 2016

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QUIZ

Last week was in aid of Local Dog Rescue, winners were :- "The Rescue Team" & "The Bar Team"
£159-50 was raised, this week is for "Bloomers"

FRIENDSHIP CLUB

Last week saw the club have a coach trip to see the Poppies at Lincoln Castle,which was very enjoyable & moving
(although wet), after this a lunch was had at the Rose & Crown. the next meeting will be on Thur, July 14th.

SERVICES

This Sunday (10th) Church, Morning Prayer @ 9-30
Chapel, Sevice @ 10-30 with Dr. D, Owen

Monday, 27 June 2016

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Cricket Club, winners were :- The No Hopers, & The Oblong Table,£80 was raised
This week is for Local Dog Rescue.

HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Schedules  are now available from Jane Spencer, 4 Church Rd, Upton or any committee member, also details are on the Upton village blogspot.
the show is on Sunday 4th. Sept.

SERVICES

This Sunday (3rd. July)
Church :- Holy Communion @ 9-30
Chapel :- No Service, but United one at Marton @ 10-30

Report by P Rushton

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

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W.I.

At the last meeting, Ray Goodburn gave a very interesting talk "Come fly with me" Moscow to St. Petersburg,
delivered without notes and a very interesting & entertaining evening & very enlightening.

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Queens Birthday celebrations, winners were the "Oblong Tablers"
£106 was raised, this week is for the Playing Fields.

PLAYING FIELD

At last the Cricket Club now have an all weather pitch installed, many thanks to all who have contributed and also those who have put a lot of time & effort into this project.

SERVICES

This Sunday (19th.)
Church :- NO SERVICE
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30.

Report by P Rushton.

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

FRIENDSHIP CLUB.

What an afternoon we had on Thursday when Maureen Sutton, the historian,
gave us a talk on the old customs and cures.
Members heard about Rook Pie, Nov – Soul Cakes,  walking to the Goose Fair in Nottingham from Sibsey, Boston hiring fair, Oak Apple Day, Empire Day  and different stories about Harvest home. Different customs about pig killing. She sang The Farmers boy and another old English song.
The few members present all enjoyed Mrs Suttons’ talk and hope she will come again.
Next week (23rd) the chapel will be closed because of the election so no meeting.

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of Christian Aid, £60 was raised, winners were "Young & Good Looking" and the "Oblong Tablers"
This week is for the Queens Birthday celebrations.
This will be preceded by the final arrangements meeting @ 7-30 , please come & have your input !.

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

This will take place this Sunday (12th.) at the Village Hall / Playing Field, starting @ 11-00 with various events.
Everyone should have received a flyer with info. along with a booklet about the Queen, kindly donated by the (Harold Jubbs Memorial Trust). 

SERVICES

This Sunday (12th.)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 09-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30
There will also be a "Songs of Praise" in the Village Hall @ approx. 3-45.

Report by P Rushton.

Sunday, 29 May 2016

 
CHRISTMAS MARKET MEETING 

A meeting  to discuss arrangements for this event which is to be held on December 8th (provisionally)
Chaired by Lyn Alsop, events to be held in Sept, & Oct. are fashion show & race night watch this space!
there will be the usual stalls, and hopefully Lea School Choir.

BOWLS / KURLING DINNER

A very enjoyable evening was held at the Rose & Crown when the bows club & kurling clubs joined together
for the annual presentation night.
Prizes were presented by Coun. Jessie Milne, to the following :- Bowls, George Blackburn, Ron Sharpe, Don Spittlehouse,
Janet Moden, Jenny Whiteside & Pete Rushton.  Kurling.  Sylvia Rose, Howard Rose & John Alsop.

STURGATE AIRPORT

Lincoln Aero Club will be holding an open weekend on Sat, & Sun. 4th & 5th, June, Please feel free to come & have a look at what they do.

SERVICES

This Sunday (5th. June)
Church :- Holy Communion @ 09-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 


Report by P Rushton.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

CHURCHES OPEN WEEKEND

Upton Church took part in last weeks W.L.D.C. festival, there was a 40's theme with people dressing for the occasion, and various w.w.2.items on display, thanks are expressed to the Gainsborough Heritage Centre, Old Nick Theatre, Lincoln Aero Club & various individuals , who loaned equipment. A flypast by a hurricane from the B.B.M.F. on both days added great interest.

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Christmas Market funds, winners were the "Oblong Tablers" £86-50 was raised, this week is for Queen's Birthday celebration's,

FRIENDSHIP CLUB

The A.G.M. took place with the following committee :- Chair,Doris Jubbs, Vice/Secretary Jenny Whiteside, Treas. Audrey Rushton, committee S. Atkin, R Pauling, . New members welcome, please contact Sec. for info. forthcoming events , cream tea on 28th. July, visit to Lincoln castle to see the poppies t.b.a.  Next meeting Thur. June 2nd. @2-00pm.

SERVICES

This Sunday (29th.)
Church :- Group Service at Heapham @ 10-00
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 with Mr. J. Ramm.

Report by P Rushton.

Sunday, 15 May 2016

ALL SAINTS CHURCH UPTON OPEN DAY


A few photos taken at the Church Open Day Event at Upton. World War 2 theme was chosen, and several items of local wartime memorabilia was on display in the church. Refreshments were served as well as Spam sandwiches and a tombola.

A flypast was arranged on both days by The Hurricane.

World war 2 Motorbike

No it's not Captain Mainwaring.


video



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QUIZ

Last week was in aid of "Bloomers" £ 71-50 was raised, winners were "the No Hopers" .
This week is for the Christmas Market funds, this will be preceded by a meeting @ 8-00pm,
will organisations please come & have some input, also raffle prizes will be appreciated.

PARISH COUNCIL

There were 3 public attended the parish meeting,
the A.G.M. then took place , with the following being elected. Chair :- J. Allen, Vice Ch. D. Spittlehouse, members :- J.Alsop, L. Alsop, T. Hall, P Fotheringham, P. Rushton.
The Clerk, Audrey Rushton, announced she will be retiring in November, with Liz. Holman being appended to succeed her.
Items discussed were, Playing Field & Village Hall grants, defibrillator & Bloomers.

BOWLS

The finals were held last week, winners of the season were :- 2 wood singles, G. Balckburn, 4 wood singles G. Blackburn, 3 wood Doubles, D. Spittlehouse & R. Sharpe.

SERVICES

This Sunday (22nd.)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 9-30
Chapel :- Holy Communion @ 10-30 with Rev. L. Carr

Monday, 9 May 2016

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QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Queens Birthday Celebration's, £ 65 was raised,
winners were, The "Oblong Table" & "No Hopers" .this week is for "Bloomers"

CHURCHES OPEN WEEKEND

This weekend All Saints Upton & Kexby are taking part in the W.L.D.C. event,
the Church will be open on Sat. & Sun. from 11-00 to 4 pm. with a 40's theme,
there will be various displays of that era, (inc. Spam sandwiches) and tombola,
there will also be a spitfire flypast on Sat. @ 3-35 & Sun. @ 12-20
everyone will be welcome.

QUEENS BIRTHDAY

The villages are holding a celebration day on Sunday 12th. June
watch this space for further details, make a note in your diary !
The next meeting to sort out final arrangements will be on Fri. 27th. May
@ 7-00 in the pub.

SERVICES

This Sunday (15th.)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 08-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 with Mrs. J. Lloyd.

Monday, 2 May 2016

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PARISH COUNCIL

The Parish Council A.G.M. will take place on Tues. 10th, May in Chapel Schoolroom
@ 7-00pm for public annual meeting, followed by Council A.G.M.

QUIZ

Due to unforeseen circumstances, last week was postponed,
this week is in aid of the Queen's Birthday celebration's.

SERVICES

This Sunday (8th.)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 9-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 with Rev. S. Parkin.

Report by P Rushton.


Monday, 25 April 2016

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Playing Fields, Winners were "The Hooligans" & "The New Four"
£135 was raised, this week is for Cricket Club.

FRIENDSHIP CLUB

The meeting of the club on Thursday was very interesting. Members heard Cathedral guide, Celia Lord, who gave an illustrated talk
on unusual parts of the Cathedral.  She began her talk with the three kings (not the Christmas three) but the three that were responsible
for the building of St. Marys. Celia told members of 3,000 acres of roof and the only part of the building left from the original  was the West front.
There is no meeting of the club on May 5th,because of the election, the next is on May 19th     

CHURCH

Remember the Church annual meeting, which will be held in Church on April 28th.  

QUEENS BIRTHDAY

The meeting to arrange the birthday celebrations will be held in the Rose and Crown on Tuesday May 3rd.

This Sunday 1st. May
Church :- Holy Communion @ 9-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 with Mr. I. Hardcastle

Report By P Rushton.

Sunday, 17 April 2016

W.I.

A fascinating evening with Karen Crowe, Lincoln's Town Crier. with a history of public speaking, open air Shakespeare, Cathedral bells & a flair for witty rhymes,
all part of her roll as Town Crier, plus she gave two of her "cries". also a taste of her other roll of story telling as a "Ghost Walk" host.

CHURCH

The Church ANNUAL Meeting will be held in Church  on April  28TH t 7p.m.
All Saints Church will be open as part of the West Lindsey Churches open weekend on May 14th and 15th with a 2nd World War theme. As part of this weekend the spitfire from the Battle of Britain memorial flight will give a fly past 0n Saturday 14th at 15.35 hours and Sunday at 12.20hours..
Any memorabilia from the second world war would be much appreciated. Please contact members of the P.C.C. for any information.

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of John Coupland Hosp. winners were "Jenny's Lot" & "Oblong Table", £60 was raised, this week is for the Playing Fields,
This will be preceded by a meeting @ 7-30, all welcome !

SERVICES

This Sunday (24th.)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 9-30
Chapel :- Service  10-30 Tim Smith

Report  by P Rushton