The Parish of Deeping St. Nicholas, comprises the village of Deeping St. Nicholas and the settlements of Tongue End and Hop Pole. Deeping St. Nicholas boasts a beautiful 19th century stone church, and a chapel built in 1867. The population of the parish is 1323 and it is located within the South Holland Council District. At 6 miles long, the village of Deeping St. Nicholas has the distinction of being the longest in the county, if not in the United Kingdom.
ST. NICHOLAS PARK - The Parish Council are now the owners of the open green space on St. Nicholas Park. Applications for external funding were submitted and confirmation was received that an application from Lottery Funding for £10,000 had been successful. The £10,000 Lottery Funding together with £3,000 which was donated from our three District Councillors; Anglela Harrison, Bryan Alcock and Paul Przyszlak went towards the purchase of play equipment and seating to be enjoyed by all. A new dog bin, with a donation received from District CouncillorAngela Harrison was also procured for this site.
DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS - Last year, to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, the Parish Council purchased special mugs for each child attending the Deeping St Nicholas Primary School. The Chairman Coun.Nicholas Watts attended the school and personally presented the mugs to each child.
DOG FOULING - There is currently a problem with dog owners not clearing up after their dogs. The Parish Council implore all dog owners to please clean up after their dogs.