Welcome leaflet

A leaflet giving people moving in to Carlby information on local organisations and services can be viewed below.


Carlby sign




Welcome to Carlby. We hope you enjoy living here; and we hope you find the information in this leaflet a help in settling in. There is more on our village website and regular news about the village will come through your door via ‘Village News’. There is also an email network run by the Parish Council. To join, email the Parish Clerk Neil Taylor on clerkcarlby@gmail.com


Village organisations


Friendly Club – meets in the village hall on the 3rd Wednesday in the month, 2-4pm. Contact Daphne on 590295.


WI – meets in the village hallusually on second Tuesday in the month. The WI programme is on the website. Secretary – Heather Shead 590180.


St. Stephen’s Church – the monthly 'Village News' gives information about services and other church events (also, see the end of this welcome note). Contact – Georgina Clifton 01778 590461 email Georgina.clifton@gmail.com  .


Playing Field – maintains the playing field and organises events for youngsters. Contact sheena@planetdestinations.com


Carlby Walkers – organises a monthly walk nearby. Contact – Clare Cook eclare13@live.co.uk or phone 07951 872010.


Bowls Club – regular league and social bowling in the summer. Indoors in the village hall in winter. Chairman – Rod Campbell 01778 560406.


Carlby Gardeners -  meet on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.00 p.m. If you'd like to join us please contact Lesley Wickson lesnrich@gmail.com or Marie Shephard on shephardmarko@btinternet.com


Local Services


Doctors – Galletly Practice, North St., Bourne 01778 562200: Hereward Centre, Exeter St., Bourne 01778 393399: Dr. Campbell, Castle Bytham 01780 410205.


Milk delivery – Dairycrest round 043 on Tuesday , Thursday and Saturday. 01733 562875


Refuse collection – black bin alternative Mondays; grey bin alternative Mondays; green bin fortnightly on Wednesday.


Newspapers – Daily Mail News Shop, Drift Rd., Stamford. Contact – Martin Bailey 590310.


Fish & Chip van – every Friday 7.30 – 8pm near Manor Road.


Butcher – Nelson’s van calls every Thursday at about 8.15am at Manor Road.


Schools – Primary Ryhall C. of E.; Secondary Queen Eleanor, Casterton; Stamford Endowed Scools; Bourne.


Buses – see timetable in the bus shelters.


Window cleaner – Kleena Windows 01780 765130 mob. 07931191460.



Other facilities


The village hall – the village hall can be hired for events, please email carlbyvillagehall@hotmail.co.uk. Village hall committee Secretary Margaret Dair 590525.


Village history – an account of how Carlby has developed over the centuries. Proceeds to village organisations. £5 per copy –from Ian Dair 590525.


Newsletter and items for the local papers - village news features in the Stamford Mercury and Bourne Local. Items to editor -  Ian Dair 590525.'Village News' items to Clare Ferguson email fergusonclare22@yahoo.com


The Parish Council - the Parish Council represents villagers in local government and has funds of its own for disposal to the benefit of the village. The PC meets at least six times a year and parishioners can raise issues of concern at meetings by attending the Open Forum; or by contacting any Parish Councillor.


The names and telephone numbers of Parish Councillors are given below and are on the website, along with the annual statement of objectives. The address for correspondence to the PC is: the Clerk, Elaine Allwood email clerkcarlby@gmail.com tel. 07851 623 447


Parish Councillors: David Nelson Chairman 590238; Roger Easton 590000; Ian Dair 590525; John Bavister, Vice-Chair 590343: Isobel Robson 590453.



Stamford Town and Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team currently consists of:

Community Beat Manager  PC Julian Laybourn – 07917650974

PCSO Marlowe Bramich – 07900 170170

PCSO Chris Clarke – 07825 100362

PCSO Emma Conkey – 07500 920062

Email address: stamford.npt@lincs.pnn.police.uk

The team also have a facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/Stamford-Town-Rural-NPT and are all based out of Stamford Police North Street, Stamford, PE9 1AD

Church services


Services each month –

1st  10.30am Holy Communion

2nd        8am Holy Communion and 10.30am Family Service

3rd  10.30am Benefice Service (in turn with Ryhall Church and ???)

4th  10.30am Holy Communion

When a 5th Sunday occurs, 10.30am Ryhall Holy Communion.

Vicar Rev. Paddy McKee 01780 762398

Reader Mrs. Hazel Whitfield 01780 765484


Produced by Ian Dair with the help of village organisations revised May 2015