BECKINGHAM: Parish Council

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Next meeting will be on Monday 12th May at 7.30pm in the Recreation Room. Members of the public are welcome to attend, and will have 10 minutes at the beginning of the meeting during which they may ask questions of the Councillors.

Bowls Club

Beckingham’s Gainsborough Standard Bowls League team made a promising start to their 2014 league campaign. On 28th April, they visited Melrose and came away victorious in a very close encounter to take six league points to Melrose’s four. The Club’s Isle of Axholme Pensioners’ League teams had mixed results on 29th April. The Central Section players pulled off an excellent victory at home to Marshall B, winning both rinks for a comfortable aggregate win and took all six league points. The I. of A. Evening League players start their league fixtures on 8th May when they host Epworth.

Village Hall AGM

Will be held on 19th May at 7.30pm at the Village Hall.


Thursday 8th May, please note moved back down to the Village Hall between 2-4pm. All welcome to join us.

Whist Drive

On Saturday evening there was a Whist Drive in the Recreation Room in aid of Nottingham City Hospital Leukaemia Appeal and Mr B. Kerr was MC. There were seven tables in play. Winners were: Ladies: Nesta Shardlow, Mary Cook and Brenda North. Gents: Judith Gourley, Bruce Blagg and Gladys Snowden.

Lowest scorers were Annie Gravell and Ellis Nottingham. There will be a Whist Drive on Saturday (10th) at 7.15pm in aid of Church Funds.

Gardener’s Club

Future speaker events May 19th Jo Bennison speaking about Peonies; June 16th visit to Chestnut Lavender Farm.

If you are interested in gardening why not come and join the club which is very informal and friendly. As well as talks from interesting gardeners we also have trips to gardens and places of gardening interest.

All meetings are held at 7pm in Beckingham Recreation Room. Guests and prospective new members from Beckingham and local villages will be made very welcome. For any further information please contact: Pat Hooton Tel. 01427 890357 or Rex Madin Tel.01427 848483.

Church Services

Thursday 8th May, Holy Communion at 9.30am. Sunday 11th, No service at Beckingham, Holy communion at Walkeringham at 9.30am. Thursday 15th, Holy Communion at 9.30am.

Coffee Morning

The Friendship Group would like to thank all who came along and supported our charity event for The Five Villages First Responders.

A grand total of £337.20 was raised. A special thank you goes to Mrs K. Whitcombe for supplying the Hamper and Mrs A. McKean and Mrs C. Bucker for baking for us.

The winners of the raffle prizes are:- 77 Hamper- Mrs A. McKean, 236 Sherry- Mrs J. Barley, 136 Buck Fizz- Mrs S. Wilson, 306 white wine- Mr B. Suart, 276 red wine- Mrs M. Brown, 101 toiletries- Mrs J. Gourley, 321 fancy dish- Mrs A. Rogers, 436 door screen- Mrs J. Nelmes, 66 cook book- Mrs D. Bayliss, 91 spa set- Mrs S. Marfleet. As yet unclaimed - 111 gents toiletries, 381 Swan planter.