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Kirton in Lindsey Society

19th March 2019
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Kirton in Lindsey Society

The Kirton in Lindsey Society’s season of indoor meetings continues on Tuesday 26th March at 7.30pm in the Town Hall, when the talk will be about ‘Roman Roads in Lincolnshire’. It will be given by Dr James Albone (archaeologist and historian); an early member of the society who is going to enlighten members about some of the famous ‘straight roads’ of our county: Ermine Street; Fosse Way and many other less well-known ones. read more

Gainsborough Snappers competition

18th March 2019
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Gainsborough Snappers competition

Gainsborough Snappers began the new year with a celebration of the old, when 24 members met to take part in the competition for the best overall photographer of 2018. This year, for the first time, they were challenging for the Alan Townsend Memorial Trophy, named in honour of their late tutor, friend and leader. read more

Hospice’s annual art exhibition and sale

18th March 2019
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Lindsey Lodge Hospice

Local artists, photographers and crafters are being invited to showcase their work at Lindsey Lodge Hospice’s second annual community art exhibition and sale. The event at Scawby Village Hall will run over the weekend of Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April to raise funds for the Scunthorpe-based charity, which provides specialist palliative care for day and inpatient patients with life limiting illnesses from North Lincolnshire. read more

A Message from the North Notts Lions

17th March 2019
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North Notts Lions

The North Notts Lions are a local branch of Lions International which is a world-wide club. Around the world the Lions are dedicated to helping those in need. As a local branch, North Notts collect monies to help local charities and also members of our community who may need help, for example contributing or, in some cases, providing a child with much needed medical equipment, helping play groups and schools with equipment, taking a local DARE project, which is aimed at drug awareness, into schools. read more

Plans in place for Rescue Day 2019

17th March 2019
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Rescue Day 2019

Red hot sunshine and an England football win last summer helped to make the 10th anniversary of Rescue Day a huge success. Now the planning is well underway for this year’s popular annual emergency services event. Rescue Day 2019 will be held on Saturday 13th July at 7 Lakes Country Park in Crowle, near Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire, and members of the organising team are working hard behind the scenes preparing for what promises to be yet another fantastic day for all the family to enjoy. read more

Kirton in Lindsey in Bloom Group

16th March 2019
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Kirton in Lindsey in Bloom Group

2018 was a great year for the Kirton in Lindsey in Bloom Group. The town won its category in the North Lincolnshire CPRE (Campaign for the Protection of Rural England) Best Kept Village competition. Village category comes with population size, not designation. They were joint first with Messingham. read more

Success of Gainsborough Christmas Day lunch

15th March 2019
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Community Focus

The traditional free Christmas Day lunch that was held at Gainsborough House on Christmas Day, meant that people who would otherwise have spent Christmas Day on their own, could celebrate Christmas in the company of others, whilst enjoying a sumptuous meal, and joining in with the singing of carols and the entertainment provided by Chris Hatch, vocalist. They certainly did enjoy themselves. read more

Helping people communicate with confidence

15th March 2019
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Think2Speak

Think2Speak are an award winning social enterprise who have recently moved into a new space in Britannia House in Marshall’s Yard, Gainsborough. Their overarching aim is to empower people to initiate the conversations they need to have with family members, friends and professionals in order to help find ways to improve their sense of emotional well-being and make key life decisions with confidence. read more

Riverside Indoor Bowls

14th March 2019
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Riverside Indoor Bowls

Riverside Indoor Bowls, or RIBs, was recently set up as a charity to bring indoor bowls back to Gainsborough.
Back? Yes indeed! The club had an indoor bowls hall, but West Lindsey decided it could make better use of it in 2018. So, members had to do something about it! read more

Gainsborough Choral Society

14th March 2019
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Gainsborough Choral Society

Rehearsals have started for Gainsborough Choral Society’s concert on Saturday 23rd March. ‘A Night at the Savoy’, will be an evening packed with well-known Gilbert and Sullivan excerpts as well as the complete performance of the short comic opera ‘Trial by Jury’. The story concerns a lawsuit regarding a breach of promise of marriage and the light-hearted satirizing of the legal system. read more