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HEMSWELL CLIFF: May Day Event

Monday 4th May, in the village. There will be the usual stalls, live Ceilidh music and traditional dancing round the maypole by local children.

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GRINGLEY ON THE HILL: WI

Our newly elected President, Jane Jefferson, welcomed 23 members to the meeting on Wednesday 1st April.

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GAINSBOROUGH: Organ Society

Thursday 30th April, features a man with local connections. Eddie Ruhier originates from Horncastle, but his step father lives in Gainsborough. Now living near Huddersfield, Eddie has been around on the organ circuit since he was a young boy, and remains faithful to the famous Hammond Sound, albeit from a modern state of the art organ.

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BECKINGHAM: Bowls Club

Beckingham’s green opens on Thursday 16th April when the first club night of the season will be held from 5.30pm. Anybody interested in taking up bowls and joining the village’s only outdoor sports club would be most welcome – please wear flat shoes.

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Mistaken Identity by Colin Ella

Some of the old cycles used by various Bygone Bicycle Societies and Vintage Cycle Groups sport the ancient acetylene gas lamps which for nearly 50 years were the main source of illumination for cyclists.

Manning the tombola stall at a community event in days gone by.

Flashback photo shows a family fun day

The Isle has many family fun days over the year and this week we have found this picture in our archive of one such event.

  • 3°C to 15°C Sunny
  • Gainsborough 5-day weather forecast

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    Tuesday 21 Apr

    Sunny

    Temp

    High 15°c

    Low 3°c

    Wind

    From North east

    Speed 8 mph

    Wednesday 22 Apr

    Sunny spells

    Temp

    High 13°c

    Low 5°c

    Wind

    From North east

    Speed 8 mph

    Thursday 23 Apr

    Sunny spells

    Temp

    High 14°c

    Low 5°c

    Wind

    From South east

    Speed 5 mph

    Friday 24 Apr

    Light rain

    Temp

    High 16°c

    Low 9°c

    Wind

    From South west

    Speed 12 mph

    Saturday 25 Apr

    Light showers

    Temp

    High 15°c

    Low 6°c

    Wind

    From South west

    Speed 15 mph