Village News: What’s been happening in the villages around Grantham

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Here’s a look at what’s been going on in the villages of late.

In the church - Buckminster and Sewstern

The planned open air service following the successful garden/garage sale took place in St John the Baptist Church due to high winds. Children taking part were: Olivia Bannister, Emily and Lillia Berridge, Oliver Billington, Esme Burton, Chloe Price and Max Whitney.

Buckminster Football Club has disbanded, so the pitch and changing rooms are 
available to hire through Alan Burrows on 01476 861898.

Scarecrow trail - Marston

Theme for this year’s event, which takes place on Sunday, July 7, is music. Start and 
finish at the Thorold Arms, 
afternoon tea and refreshments. Money raised for St Mary’s Church Organ Fund.

Open day - Goadby Marwood

This will take place on Sunday, July 7, 1-5pm. Includes curry, real ale, live music, cakes, open gardens, cream teas, books and plant sales, plus a companion dog show. £3 per car. Proceeds to village hall and St Denys’ Church. Details from: website.

Cream teas - Harlaxton

On Saturday, July 6, Harlaxton Friendship Club will be 
holding a cream tea afternoon from 2pm to 4pm in the 
Village Hall, Harlaxton.

There will be a cake stall, 
garden produce, craft stalls and tombola.

Entrance is 50p and £2 for a cream tea. For more details call 01476 564709.

Raising funds - Great Ponton

The camping and caravanning weekend midsummer dance, held in the Village Centre, raised £300 for village funds, including the centre and the playing field.

Organiser Gordon Taylor thanked band The Kilburns, while villagers donated the buffet. The next caravan rally will be held on the sports field on July 24-30 and the annual duck race will be on July 28.