Cameo Club update

From Maura Dormer, Club Secretray

The next next meeting of the Kirkby on Bain CAMEO Club is Tuesday 17th July. All are very welcome; if you think you may like to join please come along to Roughton Village Hall at 7.30pm. Please note, change of talk – we still have Sadie Hirst giving the talk but the topic is now ‘Off the Beaten Track, Vintage Cookery Books’.

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Haltham planning application update

East Lindsey District Council planning application reference S/074/00426/17 has been received by the Parish Council and is now being considered. Permission is sought once again to build a detached house on land at WEST LANE, HALTHAM, HORNCASTLE, LN9 6JG 8 

If you wish to comment on this application, please visit this ELDC web page where you can view the associated documents and submit your comments online if you wish. Observations are requested no later than 09 July 2018.
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Cameo club: May 2018 report

From reporter Jill Russell

On Tuesday 19th June speaker Christine Chapman gave us a very interesting talk on ‘Lincolnshire Ladies and the Vote’. 2018 being the centenary of the gaining of women’s suffrage, this was a very relevant subject and Christine added to the interest by naming women activists in the Lincolnshire area.

The suffragette colours were Green, White and Violet and Christine pointed out that these initials could stand for Give Women Votes.

She was keen say that these were real women who believed that men and women should be given the same opportunities. However, in 1832 only one in seven men even had the chance or took the opportunity to vote themselves. The fight for women’s suffrage took place with the terrible backdrop of the Great War where women took on roles vacated by the fighting men. Continue reading

Annual Parish Meeting 2018

Those who came along to the village school hall last Thursday were treated to an entertaining and informative evening, organised by  Parish Councillors. After the Primary School choir got us in the groove with three songs, Alwyn Killingsworth spoke about the forthcoming Heritage Weekend which this year would be tied in with the Open Church Weekend on 8/9 September.

Councillor Pat Tartellin then talked about a new programme of Kirkby on Bain walks organised by herself and Councillor Penny Stones. Pat also said she was hoping to get Kirkby on Bain included in the Wolds Walking Festival and although too late for this year, she was optimistic for next year.

After a refreshment break during which we were invited to sample biscuits and vote in the ‘Bake a Biscuit’ competition, keynote speaker Eran Bauer gave a fascinating talk about the recent mustard gas major incident in Kirkby Lane which attracted so much national media attention at the time. Continue reading

Parish information pack 2018

This weekend councillors distributed leaflets around the parish, providing information about this year’s Annual Parish Meeting, forthcoming local events and a welcome letter for newcomers listing clubs, footpaths for walkers, holiday accommodation, a village map and other useful contact details. If you have not received the information pack and you would like one please get in touch here or contact a councillor.

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Mustard Gas clearance work: ELDC latest news

Yesterday the Kirkby on Bain Parish Council received the following message from Jonathan Challen, Public Protection Service Manager, East Lindsey District Council:

“Following on from this morning’s teleconference with colleagues from the MOD, I can advise that the postponed works (originally planned for March) are now due to commence on Monday 16th. As per the previous operation the remit will be to remove the spent ordinance from the 2 pits that were discovered during the sampling / testing that was carried out in November 2017. Continue reading

Mustard Gas update: Kirkby Lane to close again

Following the announcement that the revised start date for Phase 2 of mustard gas clearance works by the Ministry of Defence was to be 16 April, notices have recently appeared at the Woodhall Spa end of Kirkby Lane, though not at the Kirkby on Bain end. Thanks LCC Highways! The signs indicate that the road will be closed from April 15 at 6pm until April 25 at 6pm.

 

I understand that this revised start date is wholly dependent upon there being no other calls on the MoD’s resources at the scheduled time. Previous update | ELDC Incident Update page