Village news and events

This listing is compiled for the monthly parish magazine, Towers and Spires.  It is updated at the beginning of every month, but if there is anything to add please contact maggieashcroft@hotmail.co.uk or submit the details yourself by going to the Events Calendar link near the bottom of the  lefthand menu.

St Andrews Church. The next All Age Service will be on Sunday 20th August at 10.30am followed by refreshments. Contact Colin, 01778 348709; colin.blagrove@ntworld.com

Bible Studies. Tuesdays, 8th August and 22nd August. 2.45 for 3pm at Cromwell House. Contact: Susanna Aldred on 01778 380014.

WD Walkers. Sundays. 30 July, led by Roger and Joy. 13th August is a local walk. 27th August led by Iain and Jean 01778 343263. Meet outside the Village Hall, at 2pm. Contact: Annie: 01778 346805, snewbigging@talktalk.net

Coffee Morning. Saturday 19th August. 10.30am-12noon WD Village Hall. Call in for a cup of tea or coffee and a chat. Donations for St. Andrew’s Church. Raffle, cake/produce stall. All are welcome.

Carpet Bowls Club. The group meets on Thursday evenings in the Village Hall. See centre pages. Chairperson: June Thomas 01778 343434.

Rambling Readers. Friday 25th August. 7.45pm. West Deeping Village Hall. If you are interested in reading a new book each month supplied by Lincolnshire Libraries please talk to Elizabeth at 01778 344674. Or just come along for a taster session.

West Deeping Heritage Group. Tuesday 5th Sept. 7 for 7.30 pm WDVH The first talk in the Autumn programme is “Not All Bling! 20 Years of Treasure”. Join Helen Fowler, Peterborough and Cambridgeshire’s Finds Liaison Officer, for this illustrated talk about the shiny, and not so shiny, historic items found by the public. All welcome £2.50.

Telephone box: After a lengthy consultation process and disconnection of the phone by BT, the Parish Council have now “adopted” the 1935 red phone box on King Street. West Deeping Heritage Group are proposing to set up a mini-museum and are looking for ideas, contributions and volunteers! Contact Maggie Ashcroft, 01778 344768 or wdheritage@hotmail.co.uk

Classes in the Village Hall: Step Clog. Fortnightly on Mondays 8-9.30pm. Call Laura 01733 267129, leaving a contact number or email laura.clogteacher@gmail.com

The Midsummer Magic Open Village event in June was a great success. Thank you to all those who supported the event and made it so enjoyable.