Village News: Burgh le Marsh

GARDEN CLUB - The next evening talk at Burgh Garden Club will be held in Burgh Baptist Church on Wednesday, April 25 at 7.30pm.

Andrew Sankey will discuss and is about colour in the garden.

All will be welcome and refreshments will be provided.

CONCERT - Burgh Forward Group will present a family concert of the winners of the 2011 Young Musicians of the Year at St Peter & St Paul’s Church on Friday, April 27 at 6.30pm.

The event will be taking place as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, and organisers promise it is not to be missed.

Admission is free.

COUNCIL - Burgh le Marsh Town Council will host the Annual Town’s Meeting next Tuesday at 7.30pm in the Wesley Community Room, Burgh Methodist Church, Jackson’s Lane.

The Annual Town’s Meeting is an opportunity for Burgh electors and businesses to make statements and ask questions of the Town Council on issues of relevance and concern to the life and future of the town.

For more information contact the Town Clerk via email at, by post to Council Chamber, Market Place, Burgh le Marsh, PE24 5JW, or on telephone 01754 811218

IMPACT - Impact is a new youth group for ages ten to 14 years and runs each Monday at Burgh Baptist church from 6.30pm to 8pm.

Young people can just chill out with their friends over refreshments, enjoy games including pool and table tennis, or take part in discussions and chats.

Subs are 50p, and all young people of appropriate age are welcome to come along and check it out.

SACRED - On the third Thursday of each month Burgh Baptist Church offers a chance to take time out to rest in the presence of the Lord, reflect on your Christian journey or seek prayer if desired.

The next session of Sacred Space will be held tomorrow (Thursday) at 6pm. For more details call Colin on 01754 811260.

SPECIAL - Burgh Baptist Church will hold a special service this Sunday (April 22) at 10.30am where the guest speaker will be Rev. Jonathan Edwards who currently serves as General Secretary to the Baptist Union of Great Britain.

All are welcome to stay for refreshments to be served after the service.

SURGERY - The Town Council will hold its next surgery at Burgh Library, High Street, on Tuesday (April 24) from 10am to 1pm.

Residents can come along and share their ideas or concerns with the Councillors in attendance who will then report the information back to the full Council at its meeting on Friday, April 27 at 7pm.

Library services can also be accessed during Council surgery hours – users can return or check out books, and use the computers and printers.

For more information on Town Council surgeries contact the Town Clerk at or on 01754 811218

WI - Burgh WI members heard all about the origins of Dennetts ice cream at their April meeting when Robin Dennett gave an illustrated talk.

From very small beginnings in Spilsby the 28 varieties are now sold county-wide and even further afield.

Everyone was given samples of ice cream, sorbet and frozen yoghurt, all very delicious and much appreciated.

Earlier the AGM as held at which Margaret Pisarska was unanimously voted in as President due to the retirement of Pamela Vessey.

A certificate for 50 years as a WI member was presented to Phyllis Hezzel, as she was unable to attend the Spring meeting at the Embassy.

The Blooms of the Year awards went to Audrey Chatterton, Margaret Pisarska and Leila Ladd.

The competition for the year’s awards went to Pamela Vessey, Mags Spence and Margaret Pisarska.

This month’s bloom competition was won by Mary Barnes, S. Higgins and Rosemary Payne. The competition of a childhood memory was won by Margaret Pisarska, Mary Barnes and S. Higgins.