Photograph of Bilsby and Farlesthorpe churches

Welcome to Bilsby and Farlesthorpe Parish Council Website

The Parish of Bilsby and Farlesthorpe incorporates the hamlets of Asserby and Thurlby. The parish lies about 1 mile from the market town of Alford and is on route to the coastal towns of Mablethorpe and Sutton-on-Sea.

Bilsby still has a busy village shop, post office, filling station and a vehicle workshop. Holy Trinity church stands on the main road, while on the opposite of the road is Church House, the residence of a former vicar.

Farlesthorpe is a small mainly agricultural hamlet which is part of the parish of Bilsby.  It has its own church and telephone box.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: BILSBY & FARLESTHORPE PARISH COUNCIL PUBLIC STATEMENT 22nd March 2020 Dear Residents, Following the online consultation of the Parish Council held during the week commencing 16th March 2020 the following statement is issued: “The Parish Council recognises and agrees that no business, meeting, service provision or service delivery of the Council is of any importance above that of public and personal safety. As such, all scheduled public meetings will be cancelled for an initial 3 month period (or as circumstances may dictate)” until July 2020 Whilst public meetings are cancelled, please be assured the Parish Council has put measures in place to ensure minimal disruption or interruption to Council business within the community and cover will remain in place as necessary or until any national legislation or instruction dictates otherwise. The Parish Council can be contacted on the numbers shown below but are unable to answer /comment on specific questions in relation to or on behalf of other local Authorities, health care providers or individual businesses within the parish. Over the coming weeks, local self-help will be of paramount importance, and as such the Parish Council will endeavour to work with other organisations to coordinate self-help and any volunteers within the community. Should you wish to offer your help or support, please contact the Parish Council via telephone or via email: bilsbyfarlesthorpepc@live.co.uk Above all the Parish Council advises people to follow the latest national or regional health advice and encourages you not put yourself or others at risk from infection. Government Social distancing advice is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people Government Stay at home guidance is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection Parish Council contact details: Parish Clerk tel: 01507 533575 (office hours) / 07587 847640 (out of hours)