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WEST STOCKWITH: MacMillan Total

Residents of Misterton and West Stockwith have donated a massive £636 to Macmillan Cancer Care through their support of three coffee mornings held in the two villages. Many thanks to those who organised the events as part of The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – and to those who supported them.

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HEMSWELL CLIFF: Christmas Craft Day

Saturday 15th November, 10am-3pm at Hemswell Cliff School Hall. Come and help make crafts to sell and raise money for refreshments a our Christmas Event. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

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STURTON BY STOW: Parish Council

The wording for the plaque to be placed on the memorial tree in the cemetery, which will commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the beginning of World War One was agreed. It is to be planted on Remembrance Sunday (9th November).

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UPTON & KEXBY: Quiz

Last week was in aid of John Coupland Hospital, winners being “Whatever” & “The 2 of Us.” £60 Was raised, this week is for the Cricket Club.

SCOTTER: Women’s Institute

Held their October meeting in the chapel schoolroom on Wednesday the 1st and visitors were welcomed by Jean White, after the reading of the notices and correspondence. Jean introduced the speaker for the evening Major Gary from the Salvation Army, Major Gary is based in Ashby where he has been for the past two years. He gave an interesting talk, starting with the history of the Salvation Army which was started in 1865 by General William Booth to the work they do today in the UK and overseas. The raffle winner was Chris Cooper, there was no competition this month, instead the members brought along baby wear that had been knitted during the past year this will be forwarded to Lincoln Hospital. Refreshments were served at the end of the meeting including Plum Bread to celebrate Lincolnshire Day. The November meeting will be on Wednesday the 5th.

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LINCOLN: REME Association

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 4th November, Drill Hall, Main Ridge West, Boston. Social and Quiz evening at 7.30pm.

RETFORD: Autumn Yoga Event

Saturday 15th November, 10am-1pm at The Cottage Yoga Studio, Babworth.

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BECKINGHAM: Church Services

Thursday 23rd October, Holy Communion at 9.30am. Sunday 26th, No service at Beckingham, Service of Holy Communion at Misterton to celebrate All Saints Patronal Festival at 10.30am. Thursday 30th, Holy Communion at 9.30am.

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LEA: Methodist Church

Are holding a coffee morning on Saturday 25th October at 10-11.30am. There will be a tombola, books, bring & buy and cakes and a craft stall.

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GAINSBOROUGH: Salvation Army

Saturday 8th November, Craft Fayre, 10am-1pm. There will be the usual cake stall, as well as Christmas decorations and gifts, cards and gift boxes, knitted goods, jewellery, cushions and lots of handmade goods that the Craft Club ladies have been busy preparing throughout the year. Cooked breakfast, bacon/sausage cobs and tea and coffee will also be being served. Admission is, of course, free!

WEST STOCKWITH: Diary Dates

Exhibition, Lest We Forget – Misterton & West Stockwith in The Great War, in St Mary’s Church, West Stockwith (until 31st October).

WEST LINDSEY: Volunteers Needed!

Never has there been a better time to start volunteering in and around Gainsborough. There are lots of brand new opportunities with organisations that are looking for that special someone.... could it be you?

STURTON BY STOW: Parish Council

The council met in the Old Schoolroom with Councillor Chris Elkington in the chair.

MISTERTON: Harvest Festivals

Support Bassetlaw Food Bank.

GAINSBOROOUGH: British Legion

The next meting of the Royal British Legion’s Gainsborough 8 District branch will be held on Thursday 16th October. The meeting at the United Services Club on Bridge Street, Gainsborough will start at 1.30pm. Final arrangements for this year’s Poppy Appeal and Remembrance Services will be made at the meeting. All interested persons are invited to attend whether or not they are serving or ex-serving members of the Armed Forces. Telephone (01427) 616852 for more details.

SCOTTER: Women’s Institute

Held their October meeting in the chapel schoolroom on Wednesday 1st and visitors were welcomed by Jean White, after the reading of the notices and correspondence. Jean introduced the speaker for the evening Major Gary from the Salvation Army, Major Gary is based in Ashby where he has been for the past two years. He gave an interesting talk, starting with the history of the Salvation Army which was started in 1865 by General William Booth to the work they do today in the UK and overseas. The raffle winner was Chris Cooper, there was no competition this month, instead the members brought along baby wear that had been knitted during the past year this will be forwarded to Lincoln Hospital. Refreshments were served at the end of the meeting including Plum Bread to celebrate Lincolnshire Day. The November meeting will be on Wednesday the 5th.

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BECKINGHAM: Church Services

Thursday 16th October, Holy communion at 9.30am. Sunday 19th, Eighteenth in Trinity, No service at Beckingham, Holy Communion at Walkeringham, at 9.15am. Thursday 23rd, Holy Communion at 9.30am.

BLYTON: Evergreens Club

On 25th September, members enjoyed lunch at The Golf Club. The next meeting will be on 9th October when the Green Watch Fire Crew will give a talk.

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Slideshow: This week’s best readers’ photos video

Here’s a slideshow of readers pictures which have been published in the Gainsborough Standard.

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SCOTTER: St Peter’s Church

On Sunday 28th September, St Peter’s Church will celebrate their Harvest Festival at 10am. Methodist Chapel - There will be no service at the Methodist Chapel on Sunday 28th September, all are welcome to join the congregation at St Peter’s at their Harvest Festival. The Methodist Chapel hold their Harvest Festival service on Sunday 5th October at 10.30am this will be taken by Rev David Leese.

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LEA: Church Service

A Sunday morning service is held every Sunday in Lea Methodist Church at 10.30am.

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GAINSBOROUGH: Luncheon Club

The new season of Gainsborough and District Ladies Luncheon Club began with disappointment when it was announced that the speaker Paul Whittaker, founder of the charity Music and the Deaf, was unable to attend due to illness. The disappointment was short-lived however when Andrew Hesslewood, Paul’s replacement was introduced.

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WEST STOCKWITH: Diary Dates

Sunday 28th September, Misterton Horticultural, Arts & Crafts Show, Misterton Sports Social Club. Entries in between 10am and 2pm. For a schedule, call 891376.

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BECKINGHAM: Gardener’s Club

The Gardener’s Club had an excellent turn-out of 27 members and visitors for their first speaker meeting after the summer holidays, on Monday 15th September, at their new meeting time of 7.30pm. The speaker was Andrew Ward, talking about “Fabulous Foliage - A foil for flowers”. Andrew, from Norwell Nurseries, who has been a speaker at the club before, illustrated his talk with many slides to demonstrate how foliage accentuated the beauty of many flowers during a garden year.

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MISTERTON: Celebrating Old Age

A day especially for older people in Bassetlaw will be held at Retford Town Hall on Thursday 2nd October from 10am. There’s free door-to-door transport (call 01777 709650) and free bacon rolls between 10-11am. There will be a range of stalls giving information and advice relevant to older people.

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WALKERINGHAM: Village Hall

Saturday 27th September, a Village Ventures production for the family, Mr Honk and his Sad Trombone. A story of fun, music and comedy for the family audience(4 yrs and over). Prices Adults £8, Children £4, or Family tickets (two adults/two children) £20. Please contact Anne 01427 890025, or email walkeringhamvillagehall@yahoo.co.uk for more details and tickets or see our facebook page ‘Friends of Walkeringham Village Hall’.

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STURTON BY STOW: WI

The meeting began with the singing of Jerusalem and business was attended to. Members were reminded about the Coffee Morning for MacMillan on Friday 26th September from 10am-12noon. This was followed by a fascinating talk on Owls and Things by Annette Mckensie who brought along her young Barn Owl which was hand reared and very entertaining. Some of the members wore a safety glove to hold her themselves. After the talk members were able to peruse a wide selection of novelty items including cards, calendars, diaries and a wide variety of small gifts. The competition for An Owl was won by Joyce Newth and Sharron Banham and the raffle winner was Christine Bowler.

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