Take care on the footpath to Tattershall Thorpe!

From Martin Briscombe:

Recently the first part of footpath 172, which leads from Kirkby Lane through to Tattershall Thorpe, has been fenced in with stock netting topped with two strands of barbed wire.

Lincolnshire County Council Highways Department were asked if it was safe for pedestrians to use, and Jonathan Stockdale replied that whereas the path didn’t quite meet the statutory guidelines, it was still able to be used. Here’s a copy his reply: Continue reading


Thorpe Camp re-enactment weekend: all welcome

ThorpeCamp_HeatherJohn_150We’ll Meet Again: John and Heather welcome visitors to Thorpe Camp in Tattershall Thorpe for their 1940s re-enactment weekend, July 9 – 10.



“Living history re-enactor groups from around the country will attend this annual event together with vintage military and civilian vehicles, but if you want to know more about forties clothing ask a re-enactor, they will be pleased to tell you about their time consuming hobby. Continue reading

Planning Application: quarry extensions

planning_wordcloud_150The Parish Council is considering a planning application by Aggregate Industries UK Limited  for the extension of Western quarry (in the parish of Tattershall Thorpe) and Eastern quarry (in the parishes of Tumby and Coningsby)

To view and comment on the application, please visit this Lincolnshire County Council web page

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From the Woodhall Spa notice boards

A selection of things to do and places to go in or near Woodhall Spa this Autumn, as advertised in the traditional way:




jubileePark_ball_posterJubilee Park Halloween Ball, Petwood Hotel, October 31, 7pm for 7.30. Tickets are £50 each, including a 3-course dinner, 2 bottles of wine on your table, complementary bubbles on arrival and entertainment by ABBA Sensation and Coasty Disco


british_heart_logoCharity Social Dance: In aid of the British Heart Foundation, Coronation Hall, 7.30pm. Entry £4. Ballroom, Latin, Sequence and Line dancing. For details call 02526 388675


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