Caistor street party to celebrate Queen’s 90th

Mayor Carol Mackenzie, Kevin Mackenzie (Mayor's Consort), Coun Jackie Hughes, Deputy Mayor Coun Alan Somerscales and Gill Somerscales enjoying the party. (Lin) EMN-160516-160154001
Mayor Carol Mackenzie, Kevin Mackenzie (Mayor's Consort), Coun Jackie Hughes, Deputy Mayor Coun Alan Somerscales and Gill Somerscales enjoying the party. (Lin) EMN-160516-160154001
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Caistor’s mayor Carol Mackenzie got the royal party started for residents of the town’s Lincoln Drive on Saturday.

Coun Mackenzie officially opened the street party held to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.

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Lincoln Drive street party EMN-160522-202536001

“Thank you for inviting me to your street party in celebration of our Queen’s 90th birthday,” she said.

“She is a brilliant monarch and a great example of commitment to duty.

”Caistor is a marvellous place to live and a great community. It’s brilliant that we have communities like this. Thank you to everyone for organising this event.”

Music was provided by Caistorways Sea Shanty Group – Matthew James, Jessica Allan, Anna Kent and Martha Kent - with residents and visitors providing food.

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Lincoln Drive street party EMN-160522-202609001

“Many months ago, we had an idea to get the people of Lincoln Drive together and when we realised it was the Queen’s 90th, what better reason for holding a street party?” said event organiser Paul Smith.

“The community spirit led to lots of bonding among the residents. Thanks to everyone for attending.”

Donations from visitors will be donated to the Air Ambulance.

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Lincoln Drive street party EMN-160522-202553001