Sunday, 23 August 2015

Village News


QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Junior Cricket, winners were "Bernard's Gang"
£85 was raised, this week is for L.I.V.E.S.

BROAD BAND

At the meeting held last week, there was quite a good attendance, which outlined the scheme and answered queries, it is hoped to have in operation in September, but possibly a further meeting will be held before it happens,
If anyone has any questions, contact "Quickline" on 01482 247365.

CRICKET CLUB

B.B.Q. & games on B. H. Monday 31st. Rose & Crown, 2-00 pm.
Tickets £5, under 10's £2-50, available from :- Pete Rushton 838369,
Dave Farrow 787017 or Rose & Crown.
Please book in advance to avoid disappointment as there is a limit.

SERVICES

This Sunday (30th)
Church :- No Service but Group Service at Marton @ 10-00
Chapel :- No Service, but service at Caistor @11-00


Sunday, 16 August 2015

Village News



QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Air Ambulance, winners were the Oblong Table & the No Hopers.
£55 was raised, this week is for junior Cricket.

CHURCH

This Friday (21st.) an evening with continues with the Rev. Phaedra giving a talk with slide show on Jerusalem.

SERVICES

This Sunday (23rd.)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 9-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 with Sue Brown.

Advance Notice , Cricket Club B.B.Q. Bank Hol. Mon. @ 2-00pm. tickets from committee members or Rose & Crown.

Monday, 10 August 2015

Village News

UPTON SIGN NOW RESTORED





The Upton sign is now repaired and back in position.

Thank you to Mr. Tom Lunn. and his son Andrew for the new post, Howard Rose for the fantastic welding job and Don Spittlehouse for painting and restoring the sign to its former glory, Pete Rushton and John Alsop for assisting Don on this large erection.

Sunday, 9 August 2015

Village News


QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Christmas Market ! ! , £100 was raised,
winners were the "No Hopers", this week is for the Air Ambulance.

BROADBAND

"Quickline" will be doing a presentation on Wed. 19th. Aug. at 7-00pm.
in the Village Hall, all are welcome to come and ask questions.

SERVICES

This Sunday (16th.) 
Church :- NO SERVICE
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 with Mr. P. Atkinson.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Parish Council AGM Minutes 2015

MINUTES OF AGM HELD ON  19.5.15

MEMBERS PRESENT:  J  Allen,  J & L  Alsop, P Rushton, D  Spittlehouse, J  Milne W.L.D.C.
APOLOGIES:  T  Hall.
ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN
Lyn Alsop proposed, J Alsop seconded that J Allen be chairman.  All agreed.
 Vice Chairman.  D Spittlehouse proposed, L Alsop seconded P Rushton.  Accepted on conditions he did not move to chair in future.
The Council unanimously agreed  to Co-opt  P Fotheringham on to the council.  He is the only applicant.
DECLARATION OF INTEREST
D Spittlehouse . ( Assistant Clerk and Website )
P Rushton. ( Clerk Salary )
Minutes of last meeting read and approved arising from:
STEPS TO MEMORIAL
4 letters were sent out, only 1 price in.
Geof and Bob quoted £1.395.
Council thought this was excessive and to ask other builders.
PHONE BOX
Suggestions, library and notice board. No discussion.
BROADBAND
Quickline had a meeting in church.  Church agreed to have an aerial on the tower. It will cover a 5 mile radius.  This needs 20 takers and would do away with BT.  The council agreed to support.
FINANCE
Council accepted audited accounts to pay: G Hobart  £50.00
Insurance: £246.51.
J Spittlehouse. (Web site) : £130.00
Clerk’s expenses: £376.54.
Chapel rent: £60.00 a year for 2 years.  £120.00

APPLICATION FOR DEPUTY CLERK
Liz Holman appointed, 6 months training, paid same as clerk, Job sharing.
CYCLE RACE 28th June.  Flyer when times are known.
Bloomers to decorate bikes.
Ask Norman Dan to clean bus shelter.
HIGHWAYS
2 pot holes to report.
VILLAGE HALL
Reps,   A.G.M  J Allen.  June, D Spittlehouse. July, L  Alsop. August, J  Alsop.

Next meeting  July 14th











Sunday, 2 August 2015

Village News

QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Playing Fields, winners were :-the "Oblong Tablers" & the "No Hopers", £84 was raised.
This week is for the Christmas Market fund, will all organisations bring prizes please.

BROADBAND

A public meeting is to be held with Quickline to discuss the proposals,
on Wed. 19th. August @ 7-00 pm. in Village Hall, all are welcome.

SERVICES

Next Sunday (9th.)
Church :- Morning Prayer @ 9-30
Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 (own arrangements)

CRICKET

A meeting to discuss the B.B.Q. on Bank Hol. Mon. will be
held in the Rose & Crown @ 8-00 pm. on Sun 9th.
all welcome especially if you have any input for the event.
or contact the Secretary on 787017 or Chair on 838369

Report by P. Rushton

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Village News

BROADBAND


A public meeting is to be held at Upton Village Hall on Wednesday 19 August at 7.0.  pm.
Any one interested are invited to attend.


Sunday, 26 July 2015

Village News


QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Village Hall, winners were the Oblong Table.
£96 was raised, next week is for the Playing Fields.
I know it's a bit early, but the following week (6th. Aug.) will be towards the 
Christmas Market, so can all organisations please bring a raffle prize !

FRIENDSHIP CLUB

Last week was the strawberry tea, where £ 105 was raised,
please note this was the last meeting until Sept. 3rd.
Apologies for the previous report, but Caroline Swindon was from St.Barnabas hospice 
& not Macmillan as stated.

CHURCH

Last week saw a very good concert by Don Ayris with songs from the 50s & 60s
and something you don't see very often in Church they were dancing in the aisle !!
It may not be approved by all, but if it helps improve things in the Church does it matter ?

SERVICES

Next Sunday (2nd. Aug)
Church :- Holy Communion @ 9-30
Chapel :- Holy Communion @ 10-30 with Rev. Liz. Childs


Report by P. Rushton

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Village News

 QUIZ

Last week was in aid of the Red Cross, in memory of Carly Lovett,
 killed in Tunisia. £76 was raised,
 winners were, "Young & Good Looking" & "Oblong Table Ladies"
 next week is for Village Hall.

 FRIENDSHIP CLUB

 Don't forget, Strawberry Tea  (Thurs.23rd) 2 pm.
Chapel, All Welcome

 PARISH COUNCIL

 Last meeting, Chaired by V. Chair, P.Rushton 3 members of public present,
 main items discussed , broadband - hopefully in August, meeting to discuss,
 (watch this space for date) . War Memorial steps. phone box, Council to buy..

 SERVICES

 Next Sunday (26th.)
 Church ;- Morning Prayer @ 9-30
 Chapel :- Service @ 10-39 with Dennis Lockwood.

 

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Village News

WAR MEMORIAL

 Local builders Mark and John starting work on the steps for the war memorial.



Photo sent in by Sylvia Rose.

Sunday, 12 July 2015

Village News

 Quiz

 Last week was in aid of the Air Ambulance, winners were "The Four of us" &
 "The Roebuck's"
  £56  was raised. This week is for the Red Cross, in memory of the
 Gainsborough girl killed in Syria.

 Friendship Club

 Last week was a very interesting talk from Caroline Swindon from Macmillan
 Cancer Care, about the work at George Henderson Lodge in Gainsborough and the care
 of terminally ill people in our area and how nearly 50% go home.
 Next meeting is on Thursday 23rd. July with a Strawberry Tea,at 2pm.at Chapel,
 All welcome.

 Church

 A concert will be held tomorrow night (17th)at 7_30 with Don Ayris playing &
 singing songs from the 50s&60s. Admission Free but raffle & retiring
 collection.

 Services

 This Sunday (19th)
 Church, Holy Communion @ 8_30
 Chapel, Service @  10_30  with own arrangements.

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Village News

  STOP PRESS

Hit and run accident in upton.

 A vehicle left the road late on Friday night at the junction of Padmoor Lane and High St.
Narrowly missing the road sign and the dog poo bin, it careered up the bank and demolished the Upton Village sign. Although damaged, witnesses saw the car race off towards Kexby.



Report and photo by Sylvia Rose.

Village News


 QUIZ

Two weeks ago a quiz was held for Race for Life, organised by the Rose & Crown
 where the grand total of £300 was raised, brilliant !
 Last week was for the Horticultural Society, winners were "Young & Good
 Looking" and the "Oblong table"
 £70 was raised.
This week is in aid of the Air Ambulance.

 NAT. CYCLE RACE

 Last Sunday saw the event come through the villages, what an honour to have
 this happen.
 Every one got involved, there was bunting and bikes all around, with the hope
 of
 winning the Best Dressed village, organised by W.L.D.C. but to date we have
 not had any results.
 The Village Hall had refreshments, and an exhibition of cycling pictures by
 children of Lea School,
The  Rose & Crown had bacon butties and drinks on offer, also the Chip shop did
 a very good trade
 The Parish council  & Bloomers and some residents provided floral displays,The day was well
 supported by all and it was a very good social day for the villages.
Well done everyone.


FORTHCOMING EVENTS

 Horticultural Meeting Mon. 13th. July , 7-30 in Chapel
 Parish Council Meeting, Tues. 14th. July , 7-00 pm. in Chapel for public,
 followed by full meeting.
 Church, Fri. 17 July, an evening of entertainment with Don Aris, at 7-30 in
 Church.

 SERVICES

 This Sunday (12th.)
 Church, Morning Prayer @ 9-30
 Chapel, Service @ 10-30 with Tim Smith.

Report by P Rushton.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Village News

A few photos sent in by Sylvia Rose of the National Bike Race last Sunday.




 Howard getting acquainted with a lady cyclist...  doesn't take him long...



Waiting in anticipation out side the Fish Shop



 They're here...  blinked and you'd missed em

Finally we spotted a late entry to the race.. who unfortunately got left way behind.  Nice try Audrey, maybe next year after a bit of practice!.


Please email me any photos you would like to share on the website.