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Gainsborough Branch of The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

14th May 2019
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Gainsborough Branch of The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

The Gainsborough Branch of The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust will be visiting the Gelder Environmental Reserve, Tillbridge Lane, near Sturton by Stow (LN1 2DS) on Tuesday 21st May, to start at 6.45pm. This is a maturing 13 acre haven beside the River Till. The walk will be led by the reserve’s manager Simon Blaydes. Please wear suitable footwear. read more

District council honours local achievers

13th May 2019
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Community Focus

Six Misterton residents were nominated for Bassetlaw District Council’s 2019 Achievers Awards. They were presented with their certificates at a ceremony in March. The awards are presented to Bassetlaw people, who are serving the community by their efforts for charity, for individual achievements, for sport or group activities, or to those who have overcome adversity to lead a normal life. read more

Wheatley Local History Society

13th May 2019
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Wheatley Local History Society

Following a short AGM, Wheatley Local History Society’s speaker on 18th March was Harry Foxley and his subject was East Retford Union Workhouse. He started by putting members in the setting of the workhouse with a cup of gruel for supper in the evening and then to pick up their chamber pots, and retire to their dormitory by 8.30pm and all candles to be extinguished by 9.00pm latest. read more

Gainsborough Volunteer Fair

12th May 2019
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West Lindsey Voluntary Centre Services

The first week in June is National Volunteers’ Week; an annual campaign, which was established in 1984, that recognises the contribution volunteers make to our communities every day. This is the time each year that community organisations take time to thank their volunteers for the time and skills that they gift to the organisation. read more

NGS Open Gardens in May

10th May 2019
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Community Focus

May is a busy time for the National Garden Scheme, as 16 gardens are open and welcoming visitors. May also coincides with their ‘Gardens and Health Week’ which runs from 11th to 19th May, the aim of which is to encourage people to visit a private garden as an act of self-care. read more

What’s on at Town Hall Live

10th May 2019
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Town Hall Live

Town Hall Live (Kirton) have just one concert in May, when on Friday 10th Danny Schmidt, from Austin Texas, headlines. Named in the Chicago Tribune’s list of ’50 Most Significant Songwriters of the last 50 Years’, Danny has amassed a cult following for his poetic poignant lyrics. read more

RAF Red Arrows fly in to support gliding club’s unique education partnership

10th May 2019
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Kirton in Lindsey Gliding Club

Members of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, have been meeting young people at Trent Valley Gliding Club in Kirton in Lindsey who are taking part in a pioneering education and aviation partnership.
The ‘Aim for the Sky’ project will see 208 students from North Lindsey College FE/HE experience training flights as glider pilots under instruction, take part in briefings about the theory of flight, meteorology and navigation, and get involved with airfield operations. read more

New service for people applying for Universal Credit

9th May 2019
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Citizens Advice Lindsey

Citizens Advice Lindsey has launched a new service called ‘Help to Claim’ for those who need help to apply for Universal Credit in East and West Lindsey. People will now be able to get support from the charity as they submit their Universal Credit application to get their first full payment. read more

Lincolnshire Family History Society

9th May 2019
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Lincolnshire Family History Society

The Lincoln branch of Lincolnshire Family History Society’s May meeting will be on Saturday 11th from 1.45pm to 4.00pm at Bracebridge Heath Village Hall, Red Hall Lane, Bracebridge Heath LN4 2LB. Along with their bookstalls, raffle and refreshments, they shall have a guest speaker. This month Mick Rawle will present ‘Indexing Your Own Family Records’. read more

Kirton in Lindsey Amateur Gardeners

9th May 2019
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Kirton in Lindsey Amateur Gardeners

On Saturday 11th May the Kirton in Lindsey Amateur Gardeners (KLAGs) will hold their yearly ‘bring and buy’ Plant Stall in the Market Place from 9.00am to 11.00am. Please go along and have a look, you may find the plant(s) that you have just been looking for! read more