The Parish Council has received a decision notice regarding a planning application to vary condition no. 4 (landscaping) as imposed on detailed particulars application reference no. S/094/1238/11 – to build 4 houses at LAND OFF MAIN STREET LINDUM COTTAGE, KIRKBY ON BAIN, WOODHALL SPA, LN10 6YT
The application has been approved, with conditions to ensure that the development is adequately landscaped, in the interests of its visual amenity and that of the area in which it is set. Download notice
The continuing problem of dangerous and inconsiderate parking near Kirkby on Bain Primary School during term time has been discussed at recent Parish Council meetings. Residents have noticed an increase in the danger to children, traffic congestion and obstruction of private drives, caused by a minority of inconsiderate drivers delivering and collecting children attending the school, despite white-line advisory road markings.
As a first move to improve the situation, Lincolnshire County Councillor Patricia Bradwell has recently enabled the removal of the kissing gate at the Main Street end of the Secret Path to allow improved access to and from the school (and the nearby nursery,) by pedestrians with pushchairs. This suggestion was made last year by Parish Councillors who remember the park-and-walk system which was partially successful in reducing the parking problems a few years ago, until the kissing gate was installed. This scheme depended on an informal agreement between the landlord of the Ebrington Arms pub, who offered free off-road parking at the pub, and Simon Morley, the school head teacher at the time.
Councillor Bradwell has also requested the LCC Schools Road Safety Officer to come out to look at the parking situation at going to and from school times. Continue reading →
What does CAMEO stand for? Come And Meet Every One
What is it? A get-together of folks of all ages from surrounding areas: Kirkby on Bain, Roughton, Haltham, Mareham Le Fen and more.
Why? A chance for newcomers to the area to meet others nearby and regulars to share and talk and give support when needed. We collect for a different chosen charity each year, such as 2019 SANDS – a group supporting those families experiencing neo-natal and still-born deaths. In memory Wren Plume-Russell 1/1/19 Continue reading →
On behalf of Sheila Ann Allen, via the Woodhall Spa Memories Facebook group
Hello, I now live in Australia. I was born in Kirkby-On-Bain. My parents are Bernard Roberts (dec) & Rita Roberts. We lived at Jubilee Farm, owned by Herbert & Phyllis Underwood. I started school life in Woodhall & my paternal grandfather Victor (Sam) Roberts contributed to the large ornate gates of the park. I’d love to hear from anyone with any knowledge of my family.
The Parish Council has received a planning application to vary condition no. 4 (landscaping) as imposed on detailed particulars application reference no. S/094/1238/11 – to build 4 houses at LAND OFF MAIN STREET LINDUM COTTAGE, KIRKBY ON BAIN, WOODHALL SPA, LN10 6YT
To view the application, visit the ELDC website here. To view or download all the associated documentation click on the [Documents] tab.
NB: The rationale for this application is set out in a covering letter in which permission is sought to delay landscaping until the first planting season after construction is completed. Continue reading →
The Parish Council has received a letter from The Environment Agency about its flood warning service:
“We want to encourage you to sign up to the Environment Agency’s Flood Warning Service so we can let you know the latest information in your area that could affect your property. Call 0345 988 1188 to do this, or do it online (Link here)
In addition to a period of prolonged wet weather over October, Lincolnshire has received the entire November average rainfall in just 2 weeks. This has resulted in heavily saturated catchments, elevated river levels and in some places elevated ground water levels. In a number of cases, record river levels have been documented. We are expecting more rain of over the winter period so the risk of flooding remains high. Continue reading →