Village round up

Proudly holding their trophies from the North Lincolnshire Music and Drama Festival are Danielle Bate (left) and Willow Cleave with Millie Hall, Suzanne Bate and, front, Natasha Bate.  (Lin)
Proudly holding their trophies from the North Lincolnshire Music and Drama Festival are Danielle Bate (left) and Willow Cleave with Millie Hall, Suzanne Bate and, front, Natasha Bate. (Lin)

News from Nettleton, Wragby and North Kelsey


Four in a bed - Irene Kendall from Bully Hill Top B&B was the speaker at this month’s meeting of Nettleton and Moortown WI.

And Irene entertained everyone with tales of her experiences in front of the TV cameras for the Channel 4 programme Four in a Bed, which was aired last year.

The WI’s next meeting will be in the village hall on April 11 at 7.30pm.

The speaker will be Mal Nicholson owner of the sloop Spider T, which took part in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee River Pageant.

All are welcome and it is free admission.


Table top sale: Wragby Pre-school Management Committee is holding a table top sale in the town hall on Saturday April 20, from 1pm to 4pm.

They are offering tables to anyone who would like to set up a stall and sell some surplus goods at a cost of £5 if booked in advance or £6 on the day.

Bookings can be made with Jenny on 01673 858085.

Refreshments will be available throughout the afternoon and there will also be a raffle, with all proceeds going to the Wragby Pre-school Committee to help provide facilities for the children in their care.

Family Bingo - Easter egg prizes were a big attraction at the Easter Special Family Cash Prize Bingo session held in the town hall and a good crowd enjoyed a jolly social evening out.

Everyone was presented with a free raffle ticket with numbers drawn at the end of each bingo game for the Easter Egg prizes and all the children who did not have a lucky ticket received a bar of chocolate as a consolation prize.

Proceeds amounted to £111.85 for the Town Hall Refurbishing Fund and thanks go to everyone who helped and gave their support.

John Kane ran the regular used books and jigsaw puzzles charity stall in aid of Help for


Disability Lincs - A very 
successful Easter Coffee Morning was arranged by the Wragby branch of Disability Lincs when £302. 50 was raised to help pay for the monthly coach outings the members are looking forward to in the summer.

Jumble Sale: A very successful jumble sale was held at Wragby Town Hall on Saturday March 16 in aid of All Saints Church funds.

A total of £400.12 was raised and thanks are expressed to all who helped out on the day and supported the event.

Wragby WI: Members of the Wragby Branch of the WI held their annual meeting, followed by a normal meeting, at the Town Hall on Monday March 11.

President Margaret Kane welcomed members and the WI advisor Ann Lendrum. There was not a ballot for committee members or the president.

Vicky James has had her poem called “Wragby” publicised in the local “Wraggoe News”.

The speaker for the evening was cancelled due to the snow and ice; however Margaret Kane had compiled a quiz to test member’s knowledge on cakes and pop groups.

Margaret Saunders gave her annual report and Margaret Kane thanked the committee for yet another successful year. The guest speaker at the April meeting will be Sue Fisher on hula-hooping.

Everyone, guests or new members will be made very welcome.

North Kelsey

Pupils at Kelsey school have shown their talent at the North Lincolnshire Music and Drama Festival.

Danielle Bate and Willow Cleave won the recorder duet class for 7 to 10 years and Danielle was also the overall winner in the 7 to 10 years recorder solo class.

Suzanne Bate won the 7 years class recorder solo and Millie Hall came 2nd.

In the verse speaking class, Natasha Bate gained a second prize.

The school choir also achieved second place in the village choir category.

Danielle Bate and Willow Cleave are pictured holiding their trophy, with Natasha Bate, Millie Hall and Suzanne Bate.