Witham on the Hill getting Superfast broadband soon!

Witham on the Hill should be getting getting Superfast broadband soon… Cabinet 1 is stood in position with power, just needs copper and fibre feeding to it. Cabinet 2 still needs standing but this is being chased.

Information from www.onlincolnshire.org/news/project-updates/project-update-week-ending-31st-july-2015.

Posted in Superfast broadband, Witham on the Hill | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Red Arrows, Castle Bytham

If you missed The Red Arrows flying over Castle Bytham. Here is a video of it!

Posted in Castle Bytham, Midsummer Fair | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Campaigners react to Lincolnshire school transport review

Campaigners have welcomed a partial review of free school transport in Lincolnshire, but insist the whole policy needs looking at.

A proposal to review the grammar school section of Lincolnshire County Council’s policy came before the authority’s children and young people’s scrutiny committee on Friday last week.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Posted in Castle Bytham, Little Bytham, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Get groovy at 1960s-themed Castle Bytham festival

Travel back in time and re-live the spirit of the 60s at this year’s Castle Bytham Midsummer Music Festival – a jam packed weekend of live music and entertainment in the heart of the village.

Following the success of 2014, Bythams Music is teaming up again with the Castle Bytham Fair Committee to put on another musical feast for this year’s festival.

Read more from the Grantham Journal website.

Posted in Midsummer Fair, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Not sure if to get superfast Internet?

We’re just had Superfast Fibre Broadband installed at theBythams HQ today! So maybe this will help you make up your mind, if to get it or not…

We did a speed test yesterday, when still using ASDL! Then again today, once our Superfast Fibre Broadband went live. Think the table speaks for it’s self!

Before and after speed test

Posted in Superfast broadband | Tagged | Leave a comment

Review of school transport in Lincolnshire takes shape

Councillors have approved the first step in a review of part of a free school transport policy.

A proposal to review the grammar school section of Lincolnshire County Council’s policy came before the authority’s children and young people’s scrutiny committee yesterday (Friday).

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Posted in Little Bytham, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

50 great places to take the kids this summer

With the school summer holidays coming up next month, and some nicer weather on the horizon – fingers crossed – it’s time to start thinking about heading outdoors for some family fun, writes KATE CHAPMAN.

Until my children came along I’d never really paid much attention to all the great attractions and places of interest right here on our doorstep in Lincolnshire – but there are loads, all waiting to be explored.

26 Another place to enjoy the great outdoors is The Spinney, Little Bytham, where families can enjoy walks, playing and picnics.
community.lincolnshire.gov.uk/thespinney/

Read more from the Spalding Guardian website.

Posted in Little Bytham, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Where is my FTTC Cabinet?

Not 100% sure where your local FTTC cabinet is? We’ve just made this map showing the locations of them.

To find out which is your cabinet, use the on-line checker at www.dslchecker.bt.com.

FTTC Cabinet 1 Clipsham Road, Stretton.

BT Openreach FTTC cabinet

FTTC Cabinet 2 – Little Bytham on High Street on the right hand side, as you come in from Castle Bytham.

DSC00279

FTTC Cabinet 3Still to find this one…

FTTC Cabinet 4Castle Bytham on the on High Street, on the opposite side of the road from the Castle Inn.

DSC00272

FTTC Cabinet 5Cross roads in Castle Bytham.

DSC00275

FTTC Cabinet 6 Clipsham, on New Road.

BT Openreach FTTC cabinet

Posted in Castle Bytham, Little Bytham, Superfast broadband | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Workshop destroyed in Castle Bytham blaze

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have confirmed that the fire in Castle Bytham yesterday was caused by a spark from a bonfire igniting a tyre.

The blaze in a barn used as a workshop on Clipsham Road, Castle Bytham caused 100 per cent damage to the building and its contents.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Posted in Castle Bytham, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Hopes that TV documentary could shed light on Alan Wood’s murder

Why was an ordinary man tortured, murdered and mutilated?

That question has haunted Alan Wood’s family, friends and Lincolnshire Police ever since the 50-year-old was found dead in a pool of blood at his home in the tiny hamlet of Lound, near Bourne, on October 24, 2009.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment