Thursday, 31 May 2012

Village News 31st May 2012

Around ten gardens in Upton and Kexby will be open on June 16th and 17th from 11a.m. to 5p.m.

Entrance to all the gardens (by programme) is £2.50 children free. Available at all gardens open.

Parking is available at the village hall and Padmoor Lane.

Village hall will be serving teas and stalls will be selling goods.

The W.I. will have a quilt exhibition in the Methodist schoolroom, plant stalls are in several gardens also garden bric a brac and cards.

The weekend will conclude with a Songs of Praise in All Saints Church, Upton at 6.30p.m.

The battle of Britain memorial flight have promised to give a fly past of the dakota on Saturday afternoon.

Entrance money will go to LIVES and Gainsborough heritage centre, with stalls for St. Barnabas Hospice and Help the Heroes.

Mrs D.Jubbs was again elected chair at the Annual meeting of the friendship club.

Mrs D.Barley as vice chair, Mrs J.  Morley secretary, Mrs A.Rushton treasurer, committee Mrs S.Atkin and Mrs R.Pauling.

Several events and outing are being arranged during the summer months

Mr and Mrs P.Rushton, hosted a coffee and drinks evening in aid of Church funds and Macmillan Cancer Care.

Although, not well attended over £200.00 was raised. Many thanks to helpers and people who donated.

Upton and Kexby U9's kwik cricket team played their 3rd match of the season away at Hartsholme. Under glorious sunshine Hartsholme elected to bat first and under kwik cricket rules ended on 270 for the loss of 2 wickets. Upton and Kexby made steady progress in their innings finishing on 272 for 2 with 5 balls to spare. This makes it 3 wins out of 3.

This Sunday's service is Morning Prayer starting at 9-30am.

Written by Mrs L Alsop