Sunday, 8 April 2012

Village News | 6 April 2012

OPEN GARDEN MEETING
Gardens in Upton and Kexby will be open on June 16th and 17th.

10 gardens to date will be open along with plant stalls, craft exhibitions, teas and other attractions.

Car parking is available. The day will cost £2.50, children free. Starting at 11 a.m. on both days. Stalls are raising money for Help the Heroes and St. Barnabas Hospice.

The main funding will be for the Heritage Centre in Gainsborough and
LIVES.

The BBMF have promised a Dakota fly past on the 16th June.

Any one interested may attend a meeting to be held in the Rose and
Crown on 14th May at 7.30p.m.

For details of this event, please ring Mrs P.Chester on 01427 788611.

The weekend will conclude with an outdoor 'songs of praise'.

FRIENDSHIP CLUB
Mr Paul Cowan gave a very interesting talk on the history of newspapers. Telling members that the Stamford Mercury was the oldest paper still being printed.  He gave many amusing incidents reported in newspapers in the past.

Peter Rushton entertained with a musical DVD.

PARISH MEETING
The parish meeting, for all on electoral roll of Upton, will be held on May 1st in the Methodist Schoolroom at 7p.m.

QUIZ
Last weeks quiz was for LIVES Dave Farrow was quiz master the winner was the Oblong Table Team £70 was raised. The charity for this weeks quiz is to be chosen by the landlord.