I understand that Household Waste Recycling Centres (tips) will re-open in Lincolnshire on May 11th. Initially, until May 31st only garden waste and wood will be accepted, then from June 1st onwards only garden waste, wood, scrap metal and cardboard will be accepted. To use your nearest centre you must book a time slot in advance. Bookings can be taken from today (May 11th) from 10am, online here, or call 01522 782070 (open Monday-Friday 8am-6pm). ID and proof of address will be required e.g. driving licence. LCC expect bookings to be busy, so please be patient. Delays are expected on sites, as they aren’t operating as normal. Vehicle restrictions will apply.
It’s back! The market town of Louth in Lincolnshire will host the second Louth Pie Day on Wednesday 15 April 2020, from 09:00 until late.The town that became ‘The Pie Capital of the World’ for a day in 2019 will become the pie-makers’ capital during the 2020 event, with the first-ever Lincolnshire Pie Championship, a competition for amateur pie-makers, professionals and all-comers of all ages. Continue reading →
Coming up: a Postcard, Stamp, Cigarette Card and Ephemera Fair organised by Springer Fairs, at The Stanhope Hall Boston Rd, LN9 6NF Horncastle, Lincolnshire. This is a long-established fair, taking place on Saturday, 14 March from 09:00 to15:00
There will be about 30 stalls. Admission is free. Catering and free car parking on the house. Continue reading →
You’ve no doubt heard the famous poem ‘High Flight’ – a favourite among aviators and astronauts – but what do you know of the author? For our first aviation charity talk of 2020, Simon Devenish of the John Gillespie Magee Jr Foundation will talk about the life and poetry of John Magee alongside Squadron Leader Mark Discombe, Officer Commanding of Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Official), who will talk about the challenges of flying a wartime Spitfire.
We were fortunate to have a really interesting talk and presentation from Les Binns, who is Chair of the Horncastle and Woodhall Spa Area Group of the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust and one of the volunteers for this charity.
The topic was ‘The Local Area Reserves and the Work of the Volunteers’
Les went through the local nature reserves – Kirkby Moor, Moor Farm, Roughton Moor, Woodhall Airfield and Kirkby Gravel Pits and highlighted the wildlife and flora and fauna that can be found in these reserves with many beautiful photographs he has taken to illustrate the huge diversity to be found. We saw stunning photographs of many varieties of orchid, cotton grass, Little Ringed Plovers to mention just a few. Les’s photographs can be found hereContinue reading →