Santa's Visit at Mill - 9th December
with East Midlands in Bloom Presentations
Presentations were made by mayor, Cllr. Neil Cooper, to this year's special awards by East Midlands in Bloom; the Frank Constable MBE award for best residential garden went to Mr & Mrs Rutherford of 33 Ingoldmells Road, the Hoel/Pub Garden Display awarded to The Bell Hotel and The judges award for Window Dressing went to the Spar and members of the Monday Club for the displays in the vacant shop premises windows.
Thursday 30th November
Snowy Delivery Day for the new Town Council and Library premises
Wonderful progress from scratch to 2 modules errected within just over 2 hours (3rd delivery truck imminent as at 11.45a.m.)
1st delivery truck leaving the site.
1st delivery truck of the 1st module
Arrival of 2nd delivery truck
2nd delivery truck's 2nd module
Saturday 2nd December 3rd module now installed
Thursday 23rd November End of an Era
for Burgh Reading & Development Centre in the Recreation Centre
The"library" located in the Recreation Centre since the late 1980's closed at 1.00p.m. for the last time. It will be re-opening early in the new year in the new premises at Tinkers Green at the new Town Council Chamber it will also take on a new title of Burgh Library & Community Hub. This website will publish the new opening date when advised accordingly.
Remembrance Sunday in Burgh
Images kindly supplied by Eileen Chantry
Sundays Remembrance Service at the War Memorial, pictured with Father Terry are Ian Lyall who carried the Standard on behalf of the British Legion and Bugler Eric Vaughan
New Town Council Premises
FIRM FOUNDATIONS FOR NEW LIBRARY AND COMMUNITY HUB AT BURGH LE MARSH
Town Councillors, along with people of Burgh Le Marsh in involved in the new Library Building met this week to mark the start of groundworks in preparation for delivery and commissioning of a modular building that will house the towns Library and Town Clerks office.
The £160K modular building, which is expected to be in use by the new year, will be delivered at the end of this month and the Library is expected to open in the new building early in the new year.
The thriving and successful Burgh Le Marsh Library is currently housed in the Burgh Community Complex and is run by local volunteers following a transfer from Lincolnshire County Council in Novemenber 2015
Mayor of Burgh Le Marsh Cllr Neil Cooper said ‘ This is a landmark development for Burgh le Marsh. The Town Council have committed their full support to the library service in Burgh Le Marsh. And it is a opportunity to form a new council office which is available to all ‘
Julie Peach, Chairman of the Library Volunteers Group said ‘ We are all very excited to be involved in this project. The new Library will provide even more opportunities to deliver an excellent service to our customers in Burgh Le Marsh’
photo L to R:
Cllr. Ricky Gandecha, (Burgh Town Council)
Dave Drury (Project Manager)
Cllr. Neil Cooper (Mayor of Burgh le Marsh)
Julie Peach ( Chairman of Library Volunteers Group) – sitting on digger
Cllr. Jimmy Brookes ( Deputy Mayor of Burgh Le Marsh) – standing on digger
Contact for further information Jim Moss tel 07759 200475
Burgh le Marsh Reading & Development Centre celebrated Lincolnshire Day (a day early) on Saturday 30th September.
Burgh Gun Club Shooting Contest
Burgh Gun Club hold a club event shooting contest every 3 months where members shoot at targets at a distance of 100 meters having 30 shots each with a 10 point bonus for hitting the exploding target.
The awards were presented by Burgh mayor, Cllr. Neil Cooper.
1st Place : Elliot Cooper: 2nd Place: Dave Murfin: 3rd Place Andy Grayson: 4th Place Nikki Kade
Vikings at Burgh Mill - Sunday 30th July
Burgh's New Town Clerk - Ms Kelly Stevenson
Mrs Angela Johnson Coccia has served 9 years as Burgh Town Clerk now moving on to ventures new , her successor is Ms. Kelly Stevenson who said that she is looking forward to the new challenge and is particularly enthusiastic at the prospect of the new council chambers at Tinkers Green.
East Midlands in Bloom Judging Day
Wednesday 12th July
Mayor, Cllr. Dave Fenton escorted the East Midlands in Bloom judges, Mr. Richard Stephen and Mr. Andy Boyton around Burgh on their floral assessment of the town - the East Midlands area covers Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire., refreshments followed at the windmill.
Burgh Methodist Flower Festival Sturday 1st July
Themed "Hymns & Psalms"
"There is a Green Hill Far Away" - Val Green
1. The Colours of the Day" - Daphne 2. "If I Were a Butterfly" - Janet Allenby
3. "All Things Bright and Beautiful - Monday Club 4. "One More Step Along the Road I Go" - Bill
1. "For the Beauty of The Earth" - Pam Locke 2. "Love Devine Al Loves Excelling" Pam Smith
3. "We Plough the Fields and Scatter - Bessie 4. Eternal Father Strong to Save" - Mavis
1. Ride on Ride On in Majesty" - Doreen
2. "FRight the Good Fight" Keith Locke
3. "My Command is this, Love Each Other" Emma
1. "Let Us Beak Bread Together With the Lord" - Sandy & Mary 2. "Angels From the Realms of Glory" - Pam Vessey
3."Will Your Anchor Hold in The Storms of Life" - Anne May 4. "Praise Him that he Made the Sun" - Gill
1. " Hark the Hearald Angels Sing" - Sue Colebourne 2."It Fell Upon a Summer Day" - Moreen
3. "In the Bleak Midwinter" - Richard & Janet 4. "Morning Has Broken" - Janet Mosley
1. "Happy the Home O Loving Friend of Children" - Claire 2. " Calypso Carol" - Hazel
3. "Summer Suns are Glowing Beautiful and Free" - Robina
Burgh Mill Summer Festival Saturday 1st July
The annual "Burgh in Bloom Awards were presented at the Mill Festival to the following recipients: