Anne Rawson remembers Kirkby on Bain

From Anne Rawson, who used to live here:

I have some memories of Kirkby, but it was the April of my sixth birthday when we left so some memories have faded. Others come back with a little prompting.

I was born at No 1 The Elms, which doesn’t appear to have changed much to this day. I did indeed attend the school. Mrs Spears the headmistress said that I might as well attend school earlier than expected because I used to go to class with my older brother anyway. There were two classrooms, my brother, being three years older, was in the larger room and and I was in the other. Unfortunately I cannot remember the teacher’s name. Continue reading


Planning application: The Elms

planning_wordcloud_150Planning application reference S/094/02021/15 has been received by the Parish Council and is now being considered by the Parish Council. Your observations are requested no later than 27 November 2015.

Detailed particulars relating to the erection of a house at THE ELMS, TATTERSHALL ROAD, KIRKBY ON BAIN, WOODHALL SPA, LN10 6YP (outline planning application ref. no. S/094/02118/14, granted on 16th December 2014 for erection of a two storey dwelling). You may view  details of the application and submit comments online to East Lindsey District Council Planning department here Continue reading

Mobile Library Service

Picture courtesy Rutland TimesFrom John Dudley:

The mobile library visits Kirkby on Bain once a month on Fridays from 10:30 – 11pm. The vehicle stops outside The Elms:

2015: October 30, November 27, (December – No visit)
2016: January 22, February 19, March 18

For the latest news phone customer service 01522 782010 or visit the Lincolnshire County Council Library Service web page

The phone number can be used for renewals.