Last June twelve Kirkby on Bain residents entered a competition to name the hitherto nameless path connecting the primary school to the Main Street. Once all entries were in, a vote was held and the winning entry was The Secret Path, suggested by Sue Carroll. The Parish Council duly commissioned signs, now installed at either end of the footpath, which will be officially opened this Friday at 3.15pm, at the school end in Wharf Lane. All welcome.
Having learned recently from Lincolnshire Broadband Programme Manager Steve Brookes that “……work is currently on hold because of high build costs…..” imagine my surprise this morning when I saw fast broadband fibre cables being installed in Kirkby on Bain main street. I had a chat with one of the installation crew, and he confirmed that they were installing fibre-to-the-premises cable today. They also kindly allowed me to take a picture, provided they were not in shot:
East Lindsey District Council planning application reference S/094/02462/18 has been noted by the Parish Council and has been considered. The application proposes the outline erection of a dwelling (with appearance, layout and scale to be considered), at WOODSIDE, WHARF LANE, KIRKBY ON BAIN, WOODHALL SPA, LN10 6YW in accordance with revised plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 27th February 2019.
If you wish to comment on this application, please visit this ELDC web pagewhere you can view the associated documents and submit your comments online if you wish as soon as possible. The ELDC Case Officer is Mr I. Carrington. Continue reading →
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!” Continue reading →
East Lindsey District Council planning application reference S/094/01469/18 has been noted by the Parish Council and is now being considered. The purpose of this application is to determine the lawful use of the siting of a static caravan as a dwelling house. | WOODSIDE, WHARF LANE, KIRKBY ON BAIN, WOODHALL SPA, LN10 6YW
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 as soon as possible. The ELDC Case Officer is Carrie Law. Continue reading →
Last Thursday, seven villagers and one former resident turned up at St Mary’s Church to meet local historian, writer and artist Edward Mayor and his dog Sandy, for the much-anticipated historical walk around Kirkby on Bain, advertised here earlier. And they were not to be disappointed, despite the torrid heatwave conditions.
The walk started off in the cool of the Church as Edward introduced himself and gave us a summary of the earliest history of the village, one of several Kirkbys in Lincolnshire, some of which were mentioned on Edward’s historical map, from the Domesday reference to Cherchebi onward. The group then set off on a circular route along by the canal to Swandrift bridge, stopping at the probable sites of the gravel barge wharf and the old oak bridge for explanations, questions, answers and comments. Continue reading →