Monday, 19 September 2016

W.I.

At the last meeting, it was from Pantaloon's to Frilly knickers, when Maggie Allen took members down memory lane with her vintage underwear,
some of which looked like torture !!  but some could remember them !!!.

HORTICULTURAL SHOW

The show went well despite some entries being low due to the weather, prizes were presented by Mrs. Audrey Rushton,
the main trophy winner's were, best in veg. classes :- Mandy Smith, best in flowers :- Terry Thurlby, most points in show :- Anna Blow
society plant comp. Peggy Cheetham, floral art :- Marjory Clayworth photo's - Carol Walker,  handicrafts :-Ann Sharpe, cookery :- Heather Turner,
others were, Dave Farrow, Max Fotheringham, Audrey Rushton, Jane Spencer.
Thanks were expressed by Chairman, Don Spittlehouse, to  the committee for their support, and particularly the secretary, Jane Spencer for all her hard
work throughout the year.
Just make a note for next years show, the photo categories are:- blooming marvellous, urban decay, whatever the weather, entrances, waterways, & wildlife.

SERVICES

This Sunday (25th)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 9-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30
Please note the following Sunday 2nd. Oct. Church Harvest Festival @ 9-30, also Thur. 6th. pie & pea supper @ Rose & Crown 7-30, tickets from Pub. or 838369.   followed by auction of harvest goods and quiz. (proceeds for local food bank).

FASHION SHOW

At Village Hall Wed October 5th. @ 7-30,  £3, information from Jenny Littlewood ,  0n 788990.


Report by P Rushton

Tuesday, 13 September 2016




CRICKET CLUB

A successful B.B.Q. was held at the Rose & Crown with about £400 being raised, many thanks must go to Lol & Jenny of the R & C for all the help they gave on the day, plus a lot more !!
winners of games were, bowling :- Thomas Blow, disc throw:- Junior Thomas Blow, Adult, Don Spittlehouse.
bean bag:- adult Jason Blow, junior, Thomas Blow, hoola hoop :- Don Spittlehouse, whiskey roll :- Stan Pauling.

QUIZ

Last week was for Playing Fields, £100 was raised, winners were , "Young & Good Looking" & "Oblong Tablers"
this week is for Christmas market funds.
This will be pre-ceded by a meeting @ 8-00 pm, will any organisations please send a representative, plus any raffle / auction prizes appreciated.

SERVICES

This Sunday (18th)
Church :- Holy Communion @ 8-30
Chapel : Harvest Festival @ 10-30 with Karen Elvidge.


Report by P Rushton.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of George Henderson Lodge, £95 was raised, winners were the Oblong Table,
this week is for the Playing Fields.

PLAYING FIELD

Prior to the above quiz the A.G.M. will be held in the pub @ 7-30, all members are asked to attend, and anyone else
will be most welcome.

BOWLS / KURLING

Just a reminder that both seasons start this week, bowls  8th & kurling 9th., @ 7-30

SERVICES

This Sunday (11th)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 9-30
Chapel :- NO Service, but United Service @ Lea at 10-30

PARISH COUNCIL

The Council will meet@ 7-00 pm for public, followed by Council meeting in Chapel Schoolroom next Tuesday.

Report by P Rushton

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of MacMillan, winners were the "Oblong Table Ladies"
£74 was raised, this week is for George Henderson Lodge.

BOWLS

Please note, the A.G.M. will take place on Thursday 8th Sept. @ 7-30 in Village Hall
this will be followed by a "Roll up" , all old & new members will be very welcome.

SHOW

Don't forget this Sunday (4th)
entry to be in by this Fri. (2nd) @ 8-00 pm.
to Jane Spencer 4 Church Rd. Upton, or Geof. Hobart Millview, Westgate Kexby.

SERVICES

This Sunday (4th,Sept.)
Church :- Holy Communion @ 9-30
Chapel :- Holy Communion @ 10-30 with Rev. L. Carr.

FLIX in the STIX

Monday 12th. Sept. in Village Hall @ 7-30
This week's film is "Chef" price only £3 !

PARISH COUNCIL

Next meeting Tues. 13th. for public @ 7-00 pm. followed by Council meeting ,
in Chapel Schoolroom.


Report by P Rushton.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

PRESENTATION

A very good evening was held last week, hosted by Jamie & Elizabeth Allan,
where a presentation was held for Audrey Rushton, who has retired as Parish Clerk, after 14 years of service to the community.
Audrey  was given gifts & vouchers by members of  the Council in recognition of her services.
Many thanks to Jamie & Elizabeth for this event.
also for information the new clerk is, Elizabeth Holman, tel. 01427 838265.

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of Diabetis U.K.  winners were, " The Sewing Bee's" & "The No Hopers"
£75 was raised, this week is for the Air Ambulance.

SERVICES

This Sunday, (21st.)
Church :- No Service, but Holy Communion every Wednesday @ 9-30
Chapel :- United Service @ 10-30 with Mrs. J, Lloyd



Report by P Rushton

Monday, 8 August 2016

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of Bransby Horses Home, winners were the Oblong Table,
£205 was raised, this week is for Diabetis U.K.

RACE NITE

Don't forget the Race Night on Sept. 23rd.
but if you want to buy a horse they are going fast !, a list is available in the pub, so get in quick.


SERVICES

This Sunday (14th.)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 9-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 with Mr. K. Knapton

Report by P Rushton.

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Village News

FRIENDSHIP CLUB

A successful strawberry tea was held last week(despite the rain) with raffle & bring & buy, £106 was raised for club funds, many thanks to all who supported it and all who donated towards the event.
The club is now on it's summer break until September.

SERVICES

This Sunday (7th. Aug)
Church :- Holy Communion @ 0930
Chapel :- Service @ 1030 with Rev. L. Carr

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of L.I.V.E.S. winners were the "Oblong Tablers" , £106 was raised.
This week is for Bransby Rest Horses
 
Report by P Rushton

Monday, 25 July 2016

Village News

 
FRIENDSHIP CLUB

Don't forget Cream Tea Thursday at Chapel 2-00 pm. this is to raise money for club funds , please support this worthy cause.

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Horticultural Society, £82 was raised, winners were "The Oblong Table Ladies"
& "Young & Good Looking"

CRICKET

A very good  evening was had at Trent Bridge for the 20 - 20, many thanks to Andrew Orton for organizing this event.

SERVICES

Church - NO Service, but group service at Gate Burton @ 10-00
Chapel - Service @ 10-30 with Mrs. E. Taylor
(apologies for last week, got the wrong date, "can't get the staff" 


Report by P Rushton.

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

Village News

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

Village News

 
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

Village News

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.