Sunday, 20 November 2011

Village News | 20 November 2011

All but one member of the parish council were present at the meeting of the
parish council. Also present was two members of the public, PCSO Melony
Goodwill and Councillor J. Milne WLDC.

After the minutes of the last parish council meeting and the special meeting
about planning, the chair, Peter Rushton welcomed all to the meeting.

Police asked for volunteers to do area for 'no cold calling' two people
volunteered to go round with letters. She reported that the cycle marking
had been a success.

The bus shelter had been hit by a vehicle, the clerk was waiting for an
estimate then would claim on the insurance.

Planning application on Church Road had been refused and was to go to
appeal. The councillors were concerned that the clerk had no reply from
County Council regarding the observation sent re the Heapham
waste re cycling site.

The newsletter was now ready to go out. The Christmas Market would be held
on 15th December in the Rose and Crown.

A garden rubbish trailer would be at the Rose and Crown at the end of
November, clerk to check with landlord and owners of waste site.

The next meeting will be on January 10th 2012


This was a service within a solemn concert.

The Trentside Singers, under the direction of Jenny Fotheringham sang

some very moving songs. The WISH team sang some war time favourites.

Geoff Hobart led the act of remembrance and read the roll call.
Church warden, Carol Pugsley, read a lovely poem which she dedicated to
Flight Ltd. Sean Cunningham. Elaine Carrot was the accompanist for the
choir and Audrey Rushton played the organ for the usual remembrance Sunday
hymns. A young bugler played the last post.

This service was very popular as many residents of both villages and
surrounding area attended.

The collection was shared between the Church and the Royal British Legion.


Mr A. Phillapson was the speaker at the Thursday afternoon meeting. He gave
a presentation of films he had taken on holiday. Among them were The Dales,
Cumbia, Barnsdale, and Beckingham Church festival.


Residents gathered at Kexby corner on Tuesday evening to support Matt Baker
on his cycle ride from Edinburgh to London. He was heading for Lincoln with
his bike and rickshawe. Collecting for Children in Need on the way.

QUIZ Last week's quiz was for the Christmas market. Dave Farrow was the
quizmaster, the winners were The Quips and The Oblong Table.£80 was raised,
this week's quiz is for All Saints Church.