Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Village News | 20 August 2014


At the last meeting the speaker did not appear, so Jenny Fotheringham organised a "Beetle Drive" which was won by Anthea Scott, with a very good evening enjoyed by all members.


There are a few tickets left for the B.B.Q. on Bank Hol. Monday (25th.) cost £ 5 adults, £2-50 under 14, available from club members or the Rose & Crown.


Don't forget to get your entries in by 8-00pm. on Friday Sept. 12th. to Jane Spencer, 4 Church Road Upton, or Geof Hobart, Mill VIew Westgate Kexby.

The show is on Sunday 14th. Sept. prizes presented @ 3-00pm.


This Sunday (24th.)

Church, Morning Prayer @ 9-30

Chapel, NO SERVICE, but one at Lea @ 10-30.

Provided by P Rushton

Monday, 11 August 2014

Village News | 10 August 2014

Last week was in aid of the Cricket Club, £ 63-50 was raisedwinners were the "3 Muskateer's" & Bernard's GangThis week to be decided on the night.(Don't forget the B.B.Q. Bank Hol. Mon.) 

This Sunday (17th)Church :- NO SERVICE.Chapel :- Service @ 10-30 with Rev. A. Lomax

Provided by P Rushton

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Village News | 27 July 2014

Last week's speaker was Roger Ferguson from L.I.V.E.S. who gave a very interesting and enlightening talk on the work of the organisation, from start to present day, including the new social scheme. 

The next meeting will be on Thurs. 4th. September, which will be an outing to Dobbie's garden center, leaving @ 9-30 contact Jean Morley on 839343 for information.

Congratulations go to Upton & Kexby in winning  the evening league Millenium Cup final, beating Wiseton in a very well fought game, with man of the match being awarded to Joe Birkett of the winning side.

Last week was in aid of the Playing Fields, the winners were the Oblong Table ladies £100-50 was raised, this week is for the Village Hall.

Next Sunday (3rd. August) Church ,  :- Holy  Communion @ 9-30
Chapel, :- Service @ 10-30 (own arrangements)

Provided by P Rushton

Saturday, 19 July 2014



An evening of fashions and strawberries was the theme of the W.I. evening on Wednesday.
Members donned their party frocks and enjoyed the strawberries and  cream with Glasses of non alcoholic wine.

Mr Ian Loxley took photographs of all the members for the 2015 calendar.

Images by I Loxley

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Village News | 14 July 2014


The hall committee organised a fashion show on Monday evening.

Lincs Fashions gave an interest display of fashion items they had on offer.

These were displayed very well by three models.

All the fashions were available on the night at very reasonable prices.


The council met in the Methodist Schoolroom on Tuesday evening, when all but one councillors were present, no members of the public and Jessie Milne WLDC.

The Community Action Officer, Kevin Dunn and Ruth attended to give advice of funding of any items bought up at the fun day.

A councillor suggested a meeting be organised to sort out neighbourhood watch in the village.

Another councillor had offered to do planting of flowers and trees in the two villages, suggested he apply to the community fund for money for this project.

The walking group and car scheme is still in abeyance because of waiting for information.

Clerk had written to Highways and police re parking in the village. Neither would do anything about parking on fish and chip nights, but would do something about the parking on the passing place at the letter box.

Chris from highways would come and have a walk round the village at our next meeting to see what required doing.

The litter picking group had been inaction and were to be thanked.

The war memorial was discussed at great length and councillors agreed to go ahead with the original sighting as it would be visible to all passing people.

Clerk to contact the heritage lottery fund for funding. Chair to contact  Kexby Parish Council.

~Speed restriction machines had been looked at but would cost £5,000.00 each. Then another £60.00 for any additional columns

Rubbish on Cow Lane was again reported. Councillor Milne said it cost a fortune to remove rubbish tipped in the area.

A joint newsletter was to be sent out from Upton and Kexby parish councils re the results of the fun day.

Bin on Church Road had disappeared and a new one ordered.

The new street light on Cade Lane was now working and had been paid for.

Letters of thanks had been received from the village hall and playing field for grants and J.Spittlehouse for web site.

The next meeting will be at 6.30p.m. for  a walk round the village. Public at 8p.m.


An evening of fashions and strawberries was the theme of the W.I. evening on Wednesday.

Members donned their party frocks and enjoyed the strawberries and  cream with Glasses of non alcoholic wine.

Mr Ian Loxley took photographs of all the members for the 2015 calendar.


The club held a cream tea on Thursday afternoon, although not well supported by the residents the afternoon made £110.00. With the prizes left over it was decided to have the quiz night for the club and this made £60.00 

The club have arranged a bus trip to Dobies Garden Centre on September 4th, information from Mrs J.Morley, Main Street , Upton .

The next meeting before the summer break will be on July 24th 2p.m. in the Methodist Schoolroom.


Last week was for the Friendship Club,  £66 was raised winners were. The No Hopers & Bernards Gang

This week is in aid of the Air Ambulance.


This Sunday ( 20th.)

NO Service at Church

Chapel, Service @ 1030 with Ian Hardcastle.

Provided by P Rushton

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Parish Council Public Forum Meeting

The Parish Council will be holding a public forum on Tuesday July 8th @ 7:00 pm followed by full Council meeting.

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Village News | 29 July 2014

Village Hall
A fashion show will be held on Monday 7th. July @ 7pm. For village hall funds
Tickets £2.00 per head on the door. Please support.

Last week was in aid of L.I.V.E.S. Winners were, "Young & Good Looking"
& "Bernards Gang" £ 100 was raised.
This week is for Diabetes.

This Sunday 6th. July Church, Holy Communion @ 9-30. Chapel, Service @ 10-30 with Dr. Owen

Friendship Club
There will be a cream tea on Thursday 20th. July at 2-00 pm.
In the Chapel grounds, all are welcome.

Provided by P Rushton