Village News: Burgh le Marsh

BARN - There is a barn dance workshop in the WI Hall this Friday, June 8 at 7.30pm

CAP - A new cap was installed last Thursday on the tower of the former Hanson’s mill which is now a private residence.

The crane used to lift the cap was a fifteen ton Hydracon Clansman owned by Chris Burnett of Lincolnshire Crane Hire Chapel St Leonards and thought to be one of only fifteen in the country.

Amongst the spectators watching the proceedings were John Clarke, volunteer miller from Dobsons Mill, and Les Osborne, president of the Lincolnshire Mills Group.

Also present were Lyn Holiday who has connections with the Hanson family. Her great grandmother Sarah Hanson is buried in Wainfleet churchyard.

She went on to explain that the Hanson and Welberry families were linked and her great grandfather was a Welberry who farmed at Wainfleet. Prior to her marriage Lyn’s surname was Welberry.

MOTHERS - The Mothers Union will meet in the Choir Vestry of the parish church of St Peter and Paul next Wednesday, June 13 at 2pm.

COUNCIL - A public meeting to hear residents’ views on outline proposals in planning application S/023/00795/12 for residential development at land adjacent Ash Barn, Hall Lane, will be held this Friday (June 8) at 6.30 pm in the Wesley Community Room, Methodist Church, Jackson’s Lane.

A meeting of the Planning Committee of Burgh le Marsh Town Council to consider the application will immediately follow the public meeting, in any event commencing no earlier than 7pm

The full meeting agenda is posted in the Market Place notice board.

The plans are available to view at the Council Chamber by arrangement with the town clerk on 01754 811218 or via email at

Plans will also be available for review from 6pm at the meeting venue. Residents can also write in their views to the town council or to East Lindsey District Council.

DEBT - The trained advisers at Burgh Community Debt Advice Centre can see you by appointment and in strictest confidence, to give free advice and practical assistance with tackling debt and managing finances.

All are welcome to contact the centre in confidence to see if they can help.

For more information or an appointment ring 01754 811595.

LINE - All are welcome to join in the footwork, friendship and fun on offer during the regular line dancing sessions on Wednesdays at 2pm in Burgh Baptist Church.

The group is very informal and encourages people of all abilities to step on up and give it a try.

PHOENIX GROUP - This group offers support and friendship for those facing loneliness from bereavement, divorce or other circumstances, and prayer is available if desired.

The group also enjoy outings to various venues and guest speakers from time to time.

Meetings are held on Wednesdays from 10.30am to noon at Burgh Baptist Church.

DROP-IN - The Parish Nursing Drop-in sessions at Burgh Baptist Church are held on Fridays from 10am to 11.45am.

All are welcome to pop in for a check up, support or prayer with Nurse Mandy and the team (no appointment necessary), or just to enjoy a chat over coffee and scrummy scones.