Cameo club programme 2019

Programme cards have been delivered to current members. Here are the details for the rest of us: (click the images to display in a new window.)




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Ebrington Arms up for Countryfile award – you can help!

From Sophie Moncrieff:

We have been nominated and then shortlisted for the BBC Countryfile Magazine ‘Best British Pub’ award 2019. Voting is now open until 17th February and the link to vote is here.

It would be a huge compliment to all the staff at the pub, to all of the local businesses that supply us and to all of our customers if we won this award!                      Continue reading

Parish Council Meeting: January 2019

The next Council Meeting will be held on Thursday January 3rd in the Primary School Hall, Wharf Lane, Kirkby on Bain, starting at 7.00 pm. As usual we will start with a public forum so if you would like to discuss any local matter you are concerned about, please do come along and have your say!


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Christmas Concert: Horncastle Choral Society

You are invited to a concert by the Horncastle and District Choral Society on Saturday December 8th, at St. Mary’s Church, Horncastle, 7.30pm. Music by Handel, Karl Jenkins and Bob Chilcott – a warm welcome is assured. Tickets, priced £7, including refreshments, are available from choir members, and at the door on the night.


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Christmas at Kirkby on Bain Nursery

Santa is on his way to Kirkby on Bain! He will be in his grotto inside the nursery in Wharf Lane on Monday December 7 and Tuesday December 8, at 3.30pm. Tickets are £3 including a gift. To book your visit please ask a member of nursery staff or phone 01526 352228.

To support the nursery you can also buy squares for Christmas £1 each (prizes include: meal voucher, hamper, beauty treatments etc.) and Name the Bear – £1 a guess, all to be drawn in the last week of term

Claudette Harkus commented “We are a small charitable, committee-run nursery and because of our location we struggle to get children to attend, and many appear not to know we are here!”
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Builder’s waste issue raised at Parish Council meeting

The remains of Lindum Cottage, demolished in March this year, seem to have been abandoned, apparently regardless the feelings of those who live nearby. This issue was raised at the public forum preceding yesterday’s Parish Council meeting. A formal proposal to urgently contact the landowner, understood to be Coningsby building company Costellow and Tokelove, was unanimously accepted by councillors following due discussion.


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Cameo Club Report: October 2018

Cameo Club of Kirkby on Bain and Roughton – October Report by Jill Russell

The meeting was on 16th October and I think it was fitting that I filled in the first talk of the year with one on genealogy research and my daughter Ella Russell gave the last talk on : ‘Balancing Life as a Rock  Climber and a career as an Employment Lawyer’ – A rocky but rewarding combination. Without the vote given to women in 1918 even our feisty female forebears would not have imagined what Ella has achieved and the change that has come about in the potential for women to develop, even if there is still more to be done.

Ella started with a description of her life’s journey so far, being 33 years old. She was always encouraged to be active and she showed us her little walking boots which she wore when her father took her up and down a scrambling route on Snowden when she was 6. Holidays were always to hills and mountains from Peak District, Wales, Lakes, Scottish Isles to Pyrenees, Alps, Dolomites.                  Continue reading