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Heydour: VILLAGE HALL - There will be a social night with fish ‘n’ chips at Heydour Parish Village Hall on Sunday, December 6.

It will include a quiz, raffle, maybe some games and even some music for dancing.

The meals will be delivered to the hall by order and paid for on the night.

There is no admission charge for the event, which is open to all.

200 CLUB - The winners of October’s 200 Club draw have been announced.

First place is Eileen Harris, with Tracy Moran second, Gavin Wilson third, Bev Young fourth and David Coleman fifth.

The 200 Club is expected to return in 2015 and organisers are appealing for new members to come forward.

It costs £8 per month to take part, with a one-in-13 chance of winning a cash prize.

All proceeds go to Heydour Parish Hall Funds.

Anyone interested, should email


GARDENING GROUP - Former Riseholme College lecturer Dave Newman was the guest speaker at the latest meeting of the Leasingham and District Gardening Group.

His talk included suggestions on how to brighten up the garden in autumn with late flowering bulbs and how to introduce colour all year round.

The next meeting of the group takes place tomorrow (Thursday) at 7.30pm in the village hall when the speaker will be Chris Barker who will be talking on the subject of why bats are worth saving.

Further details from Joan Lawton on 01529 304709.

MUSIC - Guitarist and vocalist Colin Powell will perform at the Duke of Wellington on Sunday.

Further details from the pub on 01529 303027.

LADIES CLUB - At the latest meeting of the Ladies Club, members welcomed back speaker John Hall who entertained with his memories of being a child in the early 1950s.

The next meeting of the group will be on Tuesday from 7.30pm when the guest for the evening will be Ruskington shop opener and florist Jessica Notley who will be showing members how to make Christmas wreathes.

Visitors welcome.

REMEMBRANCE - There will be a Service of Remembrance at St Andrew’s Church on Sunday from 10.45am, when people will gather in the church before crossing over to the war memorial for the two-minute silence at 11am.

The service will then continue inside the church, being led by the Rev Eric Horner.

The church bell will be struck 11 times to commemorate the 11 men who gave their lives in the First World War from Leasingham.

The road that passes the church and war memorial in Captains Hill will be closed for half-an-hour, between 10.45am and 11.15am, to allow for the two-minute silence to take place.

COFFEE MORNING - The St Andrew’s Church fundraisers will be holding a Fairtrade coffee morning on Saturday in the village hall between 10.15am and 11.30am.

Fairtrade refreshments will be served along with a homemade cakes and produce stall.

A raffle will run and the three winning numbers of the 200 Club lottery will be drawn.

Everyone is most welcome and proceeds will go into the bells and lighting fund in the church.

SURGERY - Lincolnshire county councillor Andrew Hagues will be holding a surgery for village residents at his home - The White Cottage, 12 The Square, Leasingham - on Saturday, from 10am to noon.

OVER 60’s CLUB - The next meeting of the Over 60’s Club will be on Wednesday, November 12, in the village hall from 2pm when the usual table games will be played.

PARISH COUNCIL - The next Parish Council Meeting will take place at the village hall on Monday from 7pm.