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Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival to return for 2022

A village event that offers live music, real ales, shopping and an abundance of food will return next weekend (June 18 and 19).

Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival starts on the Saturday with the 5km ‘Chase’ race, in which entrants are pursued by a pitchfork-waving farmer.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Three-week long road closures planned near A1

Three-week long roadworks are set to start on the main route through a Lincolnshire village by the A1 in mid-April. Resurfacing and patching works are planned for two points around the village of Little Bytham, near Stamford.

From Wednesday, 13 April until 14 Thursday, April 2022, the high street from the village hall to the B1176 Station Road junction will be closed. The second phase, on the stretch between Holywell Road and New Estate, will last almost three weeks from Thursday, April 19 until Monday, May 9.

Read more from the Lincolnshire Live website.

Castle Bytham parents call on Lincolnshire County Council to provide transport to Bourne Grammar School

A woman is calling on the council to tackle historic village transport issues.

Parents in Castle Bytham have expressed disappointment towards the lack of school bus provision to Bourne Grammar School and are fighting for change.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Castle Bytham casual runner who lost mum and brother to cancer to tackle London Marathon for Macmillan Cancer Support

A casual runner is aiming to push his powers of endurance to the limit at the world’s biggest marathon as he targets a hefty sum for a cancer charity close to his heart.

John Pridgeon is running the London Marathon on Sunday, October 3 for Macmillan Cancer Support with his friend Andy Wilson and has been tasked with raising £10,000 for his charity place.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

You can donate via uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JohnPridgeon

South Kesteven District councillors give approval to plans for housing development on former limestone quarry in Castle Bytham

Councillors have given their approval to outline plans for a village housing development.

Framptons Planning applied to South Kesteven District Council for outline planning permission to build 81 new homes in a former limestone quarry.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Castle Bytham will run live sew-along on Christmas Day to help people who are lonely

A Castle Bytham woman will run a live sew-along free of charge today on Christmas Day.

Sewing superstar Debbie Shore will be broadcasting the sew-along on Facebook at 11am and then on YouTube at 2pm. It will include a quiz, prizes and an opportunity to chat for those who tune in.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.