Category Archives: Holywell

Balloons fill the sky as Laurie Mills is remembered

The skies around Ketton were filled with yellow balloons on Tuesday as school pupils remembered a youngster who died a year ago. Ketton Primary School held the balloon release to mark a year since six-year-old Laurie Mills and his grandmother … Continue reading

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Got any flood photos?

Have you got any photos from the recent floods in any of the local villages? – Careby, Castle Bytham, Creeton, Holywell or Little Bytham. Please can you email them to us? For use on this website. Full credit, will of … Continue reading

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Holywell Pond Woman and Grandson Named

Its being reported in the press that neighbours and friends in Castle Bytham have named the woman, that died tragically at the pond in Holywell on Thursday evening, as Dawn Mullany.  Her grandson Laurie Mullany-Mills, from Ketton who was staying … Continue reading

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Tragic Accident at Holywell Pond

Both the local and national press are reporting the tragic death, at the pond in Holywell, of a woman in her 70’s, from Castle Bytham, and her 6 year old grandson, who had been visiting her. Police were called to … Continue reading

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The Queens Coronation : 2 June 1953

Ian Miller, the Editor of the Glenside News is hoping for help in compiling a piece for the magazine about the Queen’s Coronation on 2 June 1953.  He asks … Does anybody have any memories/reminisces of the day? Ideally related … Continue reading

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South Kesteven Election Results 2011

Elizabeth (Ibis) Channel, an Independent candidate, has been elected as the Hillsides Ward representative to South Kesteven District Council. Ibis received 568 votes in the local council election which took place on 5 May 2011.  The other candidate for the … Continue reading

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Holywell Verge Litter

From the letters page of the Glenside News (December 2010) … As Wayside Warden on three of the important verges in Holywell, I regularly collect the rubbish littered on them. I have spent hours recently picking up a large amount … Continue reading

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