New from the villages around Grantham

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There’s been lots happening in the villages surrounding Grantham this week.

WEA courses

Buckminster and Sewstern

Last Sunday’s Morning Prayer was held in St John the Baptist Church, Buckminster. The service was led by lay preacher, Judith Wells and readers were Ian Bracey and Janet Hart.

On Sunday an All Age Worship service will be held in Holy Trinity Church, Sewstern at 10am, when children of the 3Cs will be taking part.

The two WEA courses due to have taken place on January 22 have been postponed and will be held when the weather is a little better.

Buckminster United FC’s fixture tomorrow (Saturday) is at home against Greyhounders (weather permitting).

A bingo session will be held in Sewstern Village Hall tomorrow (Saturday) starting at 7.30pm.

On Monday a whist drive will take place in Buckminster Village Hall at 7.30pm.

Fashion show

Castle Bytham

Tonight (Friday) a Fashion Show with SD Fashions of Nottingham, will be held in the village hall at 7.30pm. The show will feature quality items from high street names such as Marks and Spencer, Next and Wallis, all at affordable prices.

Tickets are £3, including a drink, available from Angela (Tel: 01780 410629).


Corby Glen

Today (Friday), the Corby Glen Local History Society will present The Wartime Diaries of a Lincolnshire Doctor, with David and Helen Taylor.

The society meet at the Methodist Church for 7.30pm. Visitors are welcome, admission is £3, including refreshments.



Cash prize bingo will be held in the village hall tonight (Friday), with eyes-down at 7.30pm. Doors will open at 7pm. Refreshments are available and there is also a raffle.

For more details contact Steve Peto (Tel: 01400 282193).

Open garden

Little Ponton

On Saturday, February 16, from 11am to 4pm, Little Ponton Hall will open its gardens as part of the National Garden Scheme.

Teas will be available and plants will be on sale.

Admission to the garden is £6.

Police appeal

Long Bennington

Police are appealing for 
information following an 
attempted burglary at a unit in Roseland Business Park.

The incident happened at around 10.15pm last Tuesday. Anybody with information or who saw anything suspicious in the area at that time is asked to call the police on the non-emergency number 101, or 
call Crimstoppers on 0800 555111.

Diesel theft

North Witham

Police have arrested a man in connection with the theft of diesel in the area.

An offender siphoned off diesel from three tanks in a yard off Post Office Lane, on Monday night. Officers 
stopped a vehicle in the Cambridgeshire area and arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of theft in connection with the incident. He is currently helping police with their enquiries at Grantham Police Station.