Monday, 30 November 2015

Village News


Mr J. Allen, chair of Upton Parish council, organised a public meeting to hear comments on the proposed planning application for a pig unit and house on Cow Lane, Upton.
The proposal is for units to house 1990 pigs in pig rearing units.
J.Allen welcomed a large number of residents from Upton and surrounding villages.
The parish council had already sent in four pages of A4 of observations.
The questions during the meeting were answered by District Councillor Mrs Jessie Mlne and J.Allen.
Comments were worries about smell, lorries, river pollution and river flooding, public health and other problems.
The residents were advised to write to West Lindsey planning department as soon as possible, as the date for complaints had to be by the end of November.


The village hall organised a craft fair on Sunday afternoon when a large number of people booked a table to sell their wares.
The afternoon was a success despite not many residents supporting the event.


The ever popular Marjorie Clayworth was the speaker at Friendship club on Thursday afternoon. Marjorie gave a demonstration of good she had made with her many talents and demonstrated some lovely Christmas Flower arrangements.
The next meeting is the lunch at the Rose and Crown on December 10th


 Most organisations in the village and many individuals will be decorating a tree in All Saints’ Church, Upton for December 12th and 13th.
The Church will be open for decorating on Thursday and Friday prior to the event
The Church will be open on December 12th and 13th between 11a.m. to 4p.m.
Do come along and support your Church, and have some festive refreshments.
The weekend will conclude with a community carol service on 13th December at 6p.m.


This will take place at the Rose and Crown on December 3rd, Lea School choir will 
sing at 6p.m. followed by the opening and switching on of the Christmas lights at 6.30p.m..  The choir and a special guest will do the honours of opening the event.
Their will be many and varied stalls and Father Christmas will be in attendance.
The quiz for market funds will follow the market.


The Methodist Chapel members organised the Remembrance service in All Saints Church, Upton. The wreath laying and a minutes silence with the last post was held at the war memorial with 5 organisations and several residents laying wreaths.


Last week was in aid of Junior Cricket, winners were "Young & Good Looking" and "Bernards Gang"!
£ 86-60 was raised, This week is for the Christmas Market.

Report by A Rushton.