Castle Bytham Fireworks Display – 2017

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 21/11/2017

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Willoughby Arms Quiz : 10/10/2017

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BARCLAYS BANK FRAUD PHONE CALL ALERT : 06/10/2017

Scam Alert

BARCLAYS BANK FRAUD PHONE CALL ALERT

We have been advised today of a fraudulent phone call circulating in Lincolnshire.

Scam details

A phone call is received by a person purporting to be from ‘Barclays Bank Fraud Dept’ regarding a suspicious payment that has been made on your account.

On this occasion the text number used to verify information is a copycat Barclay’s number.

Also on this occasion personal security questions such as mother maiden name was used and bank account details.

Do not give any information over the telephone and ensure that your phone line has been cleared before you ring your bank to check the authenticity of any contact from your bank. Alternatively, use another phone.

Keep an eye on your bank account for small payments being deducted which could be the first indication that your bank account has been targeted.

Barclays Bank (or any other bank) will NEVER request personal information from you or ask to verify details unless YOU have phoned them first.

Please feel free to pass on this information.

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Enjoying woodland crafts

Children – and those young at heart – had a great day at a woodland craft day on Saturday.

Hosted at The Spinney near Little Bytham, it was the last of three craft days held to encourage people to visit the area.

Activities on offer, led by Jo Hammond, included making insects in a variety of materials, constructing bug hotels, making craft pieces to hang on the Tree for All Seasons.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Dogs die in hot cars Alert : 19/06/2017

To avoid any confusion about the action you should take as a member of the public, please see the attached leaflet which will gives you clear and legal instructions on what to do should you come across a distressed dog or other pet in a car.

Please feel free to circulate as required.

Dogs In Hot Cars leaflet – PDF

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Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival is ‘best one yet’ thanks to heatwave

That was the enthusiastic verdict following this weekend’s Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival, which ran on Sunday and incorporated a music festival on Saturday.

The event was blessed with a heatwave with clear blue skies and bright sunshine, with hundreds of revellers enjoying live music outdoors on Saturday until late.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Criminal damage : 18/06/2016

On the 18th of June 2017, St James church in Castle Bytham was the subject of criminal damage. The offender has damaged the door handle, but has not gain entry to the church. If you have any information that may be link to this crime, please report it to the police on 101, quoting incident number 164 – 18/06/2016.

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Conservative Nick Boles retains Grantham and Stamford seat with 35,090 votes

MP Nick Boles has retained his Grantham and Stamford seat with 35,090 votes in the General Election. There was a turnout of 69.4 per cent with 56,699 people voting in the constituency.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Burglary : 05/06/2017

On the 3rd of June 2017, the Blue Cow Inn, South Witham was the subject of a burglary.  The offender(s) have forced entry and attacked the fruit machines and tills.  If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Police on 101, quoting incident number 102 – 03/06/2017.

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