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Wold Newton, Claxby, Keelby, Howsham and Ludford

Wold Newton

Time for tea - Go along to the village hall this Saturday and Sunday and enjoy a tasty snack.

A pop up traditional-style café will be open from 10am to 4pm on August 17 and 18, serving teas, cakes, sandwiches and snacks.

Everyone is welcome to go along and show their support for village charities.


Vineyard open day - The Three Sisters will be holding an open day this Saturday, August 17 from 10am to 4pm.

There will be no charge for admission or wine tasting and there is no need to book.

There will be collections for the Help for Heroes charity.

Also in the village this Saturday and Sunday, the pop-up Vintage Tea Room will be in the Viking Centre, serving from 11.30am to 4.30pm.

And the Three Sisters Vineyard will be open again on bank holiday weekend - Saturday to Monday from 2pm to 6pm.

Once again, there will be no charge, but donations
are welcome to support Help for Heroes.


Historic women - This month, members of the WI were joined by partners and friends for an evening outing to Gainsborough Old Hall.

The hall opened especially for the group and they were entertained by historian, author and volunteer guide for the hall, Sue Allen.

She brought the story of the historic hall house to life with her tales.

September will be a busy month for the group.

The meeting, on Wednesday, September 4, in the village hall at 7.30pm, will look at researching family history, with a speaker from Louth Family History Society.

This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend.

On Sunday, September 8, the members will be providing afternoon tea in the village hall for those attending the annual 101 squadron reunion service.

Finally, on Thursday, September 26, it will be the annual harvest supper and auction .

Tickets for the event are available from members or by calling Sandy on 01472 398475.


Quiz night - Ecophonics lifestyle group hosts a family quiz night in the village hall.

Doors open at 6.30pm, for a 7pm start.

The cost is £2 per adult, and £1 per child, with teams of two to six people.

There will also be a raffle, refreshments and more.

Members of the group will be helping out at, and have a stall at, Howsham Park summer fair.

The fair will be held on Sunday, September 1, starting at 2pm at the village hall and park.

The group is continuing with its kids’ club every Wednesday morning in the hall and park, from 10am to 12noon. The cost is £1 per child and there is a different theme every week.

There are also friendly rounders nights every Wednesday evening from 6.30pm.

All money raised by the group over the summer will be donated to When You Wish Upon a Star and Hodgkins Lymphoma research.


Pictured - Members of Brightening Keelby campaign waited with baited breath for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s royal baby announcement.

A ‘royal pram’ was prepared and when the news came through the baby was a boy, blue coronets were fixed to the gold painted pram.

Flowers were in place, bunting and finally a golden parasol.

The pram can be seen in the Spar garden in the middle of the village and is there for everybody to enjoy.

The pram was donated by Margaret Peacock.

It is pictured above in the garden.