AT A GLANCE information, including train times, tide and lighting-up times, late chemists and useful numbers
HIGH water times on the River Trent at Gainsborough, supplied by the Environment Agency, based on predictions by the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (copyright reserved) for the next seven days are:
Thu 9 05.43 2.5 18.10 2.7
Fri 10 06.48 2.8 19.01 3.1
Sat 11 07.36 3.1 19.40 3.4
Sun 12 08.14 3.4 20.14 3.7
Mon 13 08.47 3.5 20.45 3.9
Tue 14 09.18 3.6 21.18 4.0
Wed 15 09.46 3.7 21.47 4.1
Thu 16 10.14 3.6 22.18 4.1
GMT (add one hour for BST) and heights, in metres, refer to ODN at Keadby.
The Aegir usually appears during high spring tides and arrives about two hours before high water in Gainsborough, about three hours before in Owston Ferry and two and a half hours before in West Stockwith.
For further information contact the Environment Agency (tel. 612205).
LIGHTS are not needed on vehicles between the following times except during periods of poor visibility:
Thu 9 7.02 5.32
Fri 10 7.00 5.33
Sat 11 6.58 5.35
Sun 12 6.56 5.37
Mon 13 6.54 5.39
Tue 14 6.52 5.41
Wed 15 6.50 5.43
Thu 16 6.48 5.45
LATE duty chemist: Lincoln Co-op Chemists, Market Street, Sunday noon-1pm; Vanessa Drive, Mon-Fri 5.30pm-6.30pm; Spivak Chemists, Heapham Road, Wed-Fri 5.30pm-7pm.
TRAIN times for Gainsborough's stations from Sunday December 11 until Saturday June 10 are:
LEA ROAD STATION
To LINCOLN: Weekdays - 6.25am, 7.38am, 8.24am, 9.38am, 10.38am, d10.52am, 11.38am, 12.38pm, d1.30pm, 1.39pm, 2.38pm, d2F52pm(E), d3P33pm(S), 3.45pm, 4.38pm, d4F56pm(S), 5.38pm, 6.38pm, 7.39pm, d7F49pm(S), d8E00pm, 8.42pm, d9.00pm. Sundays - 2.32pm, 4.53pm, 6.53pm, 8.16pm.
To SHEFFIELD: Weekdays - 7.26am, 8A49am, 9A49am, 10A49am, 11A49am, 12A49pm, 1A49pm, 2A49pm, 3A49pm, 4H49pm(E), 4D49pm(S), 5.44pm, 6.46pm, 8.05pm, 8.49pm, 9S46pm, 9E49pm. Sundays - 3L37pm, 5.57pm, 7.57pm, 9L37pm.
To DONCASTER (direct route): Weekdays - f9.40am, 12.17pm, p1E40pm, p2S31pm, 3S32pm, f6S27pm, 6E54pm, f7E55pm, 7S52pm. Sundays - no direct service.
To CLEETHORPES (Saturdays only): 8.57am, 1pm, 4.24pm.
To SHEFFIELD (Saturdays only): 12.22pm, 4.05pm, 7.18pm (6.06pm from Cleethorpes).
Key: A - through train to Adwick via Meadowhall, Rotherham and Doncaster; d - from Doncaster (direct); D - to Doncaster; E - Except Saturdays; F - through train to Sleaford; f - from Sleaford; H - through train to Hull; L - through train to Leeds; P - through train to Peterborough via Spalding; p - from Peterborough; S - Saturdays only.
Gainsborough code unless otherwise stated):
Causeway Lane, Lea, waste site opening times: all week - 8am to 4pm.
West Lindsey District Council - 676676 or visit the website at www.west-lindsey.gov.uk
Gainsborough Town Council - 811573
Bassetlaw District Council - 01909 533533
North Lincolnshire Council - 01724 296342
Lincolnshire County Council 01522 552222 - www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/dnm
Gainsborough Police - 810910
Gainsborough Crime Prevention Panel - 07887 752204 - If not answered, leave your name and number and a member will contact you.
Crime and drug information hotline - 0800 281490
John Coupland Hospital - 816500
Gainsborough College - 617471
Gas emergencies - freephone 0800 111999
Trinity Arts Centre - 676655
Edward Leigh MP - 01673 844501 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Conservative office - email@example.com
West Lindsey Citizens Advice Bureau, 26 North Street, Gainsborough. Opening hours Monday to Wednesday, 9.30am-1.30pm. Fax 01427 810914. CAB county helpline 08701 224422 for general advice see the website on www.adviceguide.org.uk.
British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) - 810350
Gainsborough Old Hall - 612669 (see What's On listings)
Gainsborough Adventure Playground - 617165 (see What's On Listings)
West Lindsey Leisure Centre - 615169 (see What's On listings)
Lincolnshire RoadCar website (for bus timetables) www.roadcar.co.uk
Public conveniences - Roseway, Whittons Gardens, Heaton Street bus station (24 hours), Corporation Yard (disabled), Bridge Street, Saxilby, and Torksey Lock.
OPENING hours of Gainsborough Police Station will be postyed outside the station each week.
People attending the station who find the office not staffed should use the telephone system on the outside wall.
This inquiry will be dealt with by the call handling unit, which will either be able to help directly or, if necessary, allocate an officer to deal with it.