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Wroot, West Butterwick & The Parish of Owston Ferry

June 2010

Issue 30

Lindsey Lodge Hospice Sleepwalk

Community Police News Page 10

Friday July 9th at Glanford Park, home of Scunthorpe United FC.

Haxey Parish Councils Newsletter Page 26 Where you Live, Your Local History by Mr A Catherall Page 30

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Editors Letter.... Lots happening in your local community this Summer! There is Rescue Day on the 10th July, at 7 Lakes in Crowle, The Red Arrows, Parachute Display Team, a definite must for all the family. Don't miss a great day out and all proceeds go to Help for Heroes. In June there is the Crowle Show and this year is promised to be bigger and better. If you know of any more local events, give me a ring so you can be included in the Arrow. Also any photographs of past events would be great. Thank you for your nominations for ‗Flowers for someone Special‘. New to the Arrow last month, everyone nominated will receive a bouquet of flowers. Names are put on a list and one person will be picked each month to receive that special bouquet from Fountain Court Florist of Epworth. Also listen to Trax FM in the morning to hear your nominations. We have a competition this month courtesy of Parti Animals. All you have to do is email Lynsey the page her advert is on and you could win party bags for 10 children. Wow start finding the advert now. Full details on page 17 Keep your articles coming in and if you are interested in advertising please give me a ring. Be included in your local magazine! Enjoy the read!

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News, News, News, News, News, News, News... Following a village meeting in April, we now have a committee to produce a Community Led Plan for West Butterwick. The Community Led Plan (CLP) will give a vision for the future of the community using wide ranging consultation in the village. The idea of the plan is to protect and sustain the village of West Butterwick. The committee want to encourage every villager to take part in the consultation. This project is likely to take over a year to complete. There will be questionnaires, drop in sessions and other events to find out village views on a variety of topics. So when YOU have the opportunity to take part please do so. The next issue of the Arrow we will give the names of the committee. Contact Bunty Harris for more details 01724 782181 .

Martin's Church Services Sunday 6th June Sunday 13th June Sunday 20th June Sunday 27th June

9.15 9.15 3pm 9.15

Sung Eucharist Sung Eucharist Family Service Praise Service

Anyone interested in attending The Alpha Course, being a practical introduction to the Christian faith, should telephone The Reverend Jeremy Green on 01427 754137. The Course is being held on Friday evenings.

The Smithy Museum, Owston Ferry is open each Sunday from 2pm until

5pm. The last conducted tour is at 4pm. Entrance is £2.00.

Owston Ferry Women's Institute Marylin Roberts will be giving her talk on The Mowbrays at 7.30pm on Thursday 10 June in the School Room of Owston Ferry Chapel, High Street, Owston Ferry. Non members are very welcome.

ST NICHOLAS CHURCH HAXEY PARSH WEEKEND SATURDAY & SUNDAY 26TH & 27TH JUNE ‘WE LOVE THE PLACE O GOD’ We would love to hear from people who have special memories of events in St Nicholas Church. Schooldays, Baptisms, Confirmations, Weddings, Festivals and Celebrations. Written anecdotes and photographs will be especially welcomed for display in Church over the weekend. There will also be time for chatting and reminiscing but we would like to know who will be coming along. Please contact Helen Cooper if you have reason to ‗LOVE THE PLACE‘ Tel 01427 752257. Also on Saturday 26th June at 10.00 am there will be lots of stalls including Cakes, Tombola, Bric-ABrac, Veg Stall, Books, Childrens Books, Treasure Hunt, Bouncy Castle and more. There will be a raffle and light refreshments will be served. Donations for raffle prizes & stalls would be very much appreciated. There will also be the usual Bar-B-Q at 12.30 pnm and tickets can be purchased from Jean Airs Tel No. 01427 752757 – Adults £5 – Children £2 . Please do come along & enjoy a great week-end.

HAXEY PARSH GARDENS OPEN WEEKEND 2 PM – 6 PM SATURDAY & SUNDAY 12TH & 13TH JUNE Entrance ticket £3 per person to include access to gardens on both days on sale with Programme from the Church Hall on the day. Refreshments and afternoon tea will be served in the Hall. In aid of the Fund for St Nicholas Church.

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The smartest designer children’s wear shop, bar none! Smartest, Baa None! was only launched in Fountain Court, Epworth a month ago but is already making quite a name for itself as one of a smartest and most fun places to shop in the Isle. Proprietor Jane Keightley is clearly delighted by the impact Smartest, Baa None! has made since she opened its doors on 1 May: ‗‘I always thought there was a gap in the market for a designer children‘s wear shop in Epworth and felt it was important to make it a refreshingly different shopping experience. By bringing together some of the best names in children‘s fashion in an exciting environment, I seem to have found the right formula. Customers are loving the ranges on offer and seem to appreciate the level of service. The good news is that many lines are selling so well that I‘m already re-ordering for Spring/Summer having secured the best designs for next season.‘‘ Timberland‘s Autumn/Winter stock arrives in store towards the end of the month closely followed by Catamini, Bèbè, Joules and no added sugar. Jane is also planning to take to the road over the summer months with stands displaying the Smartest, Baa None! range at popular events such as local shows, fun days and baby/toddler groups. If you know of any event which may be suitable for Smartest, Baa None! or would like to arrange a designer children‘s wear party at your home for your friends please call Jane on 01427 875 975.

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News, News, News... AVID - or Awaken Village Interest in Dance to use its full title - has been organising informal folk dances - or barn dances or ceilidhs - in the isle since 1999. These dances are held in village halls in different villages on the evening of the second Wednesday of each month. They are designed to be informal, with no prior knowledge of the dances required. Live music is provided and there is expert tuition for the dances. Peter Barnard has been helping to put on these dances since 1993 and says ―we have held some fantastic evenings. We never know who is going to turn up. We don‘t book a band or a caller - we just see who is there. Yet we have never had to cancel a dance for lack of musicians or callers. Because the dances are informal we are able to cater for dancers of all ages and ability levels. And at £1 entry it is a snip!‖ AVID has its own website - where you can see the location for the next dances. Just watch as no dances are held in July and August because of the school holidays. So, why not get your dancing shoes out or dust down that violin and come along. You will be made to feel very welcome. If you would like more details, please contact Peter Barnard on 01427 873937. The next dance is on June 9th at the Coronation Hall, Owston Ferry.

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News, News, News... ISLE DISTRICT CHORAL SOCIETY THURSDAY 15TH JULY The Choral Society are holding a summer party plus entertainment with Music Director, Nick Haines and Pianist, Maurice Davies - the venue will the home of Miss Jillian Horberry ,Croft House Graizelound Fields Road, Haxey at 7.30pm on Thursday 15th July. Tickets are £3.50 to include light refreshments and can be purchased from choir members. There will also be a raffle and cake stall - any support will be appreciated. For further details please contact Anne Cooper 01427 753683 or Pam Layton 01427 752783. All proceeds in aid of choir funds. Please do come along and enjoy a really wonderful evening not to be missed.

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weekend at Artesian. It will be their "10th Annual Spring Bank holiday Sale" with up to 40% off and a minimum of 10% off everything (*except chemicals and accessories). It will be on the 29, 30 & 31 May only. It started as a "waterfun weekend" when we were at Branton. But since moving to Wheatley Hall Road it has just been an "Annual Bank Holiday Sale" as we cannot set up the same "family fun" atmosphere with it being indoors. (main advert page 29)

West Butterwick Field Day will be held on Saturday 21st August – attractions including Batons of Steel Majorettes and a Fly Ball display are being booked. There will be many other things including games, stalls, races for children and a licensed bar. If you haven‘t been to West Butterwick Field Day before, do come this year for a fun afternoon. Further information will be available later.

West Butterwick Village Hall is available for hire – contact Beryl Ash on the number listed in the back of the ‘Arrow’.

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Epworth Police Report Nethergate, Westwoodside anti-social behaviour, youths causing annoyance– reports have been received that youths are frequenting this area of the village and in some instances causing damage to properties. There is a minority of people causing the issues and police patrols will be in the area at the relevant times in order to address the situation. Blackmoor Road / Lowcroft Ave / Marlborough Ave – Police Community PC Constable 1839 Haxey anti-social behaviour, neighbourhood issues – Support Officer 7574 Tina Starbuck There have been reports in the past of youths behaving in an anti Sue Fahy social manner in these areas, there has already been some success in tackling these problems and this will continue with regular patrols by officers in an evening to provide public reassurance and tackle anti social behaviour. West Butterwick Village Hall—reports have been received that the village hall area of West Butterwick is experiencing nuisance including anit-social behaviour and damage some of which is graffiti. Police patrols will be checking the area and would encourage people to be extra vigilant if they see or hear anything suspicious to contact the police. Humberside Police 2010 Lifestyle Project has now been launched and young people will be approached through their schools by the Neighbourhood team to encourage the children to participate for some great prizes. The summer initiative encourages children across the Humberside Police area to carry out public spirited acts and raise awareness about charitable causes and the Isle always does well and has an impressive track record over recent years. The Neighbourhood team will be delivering the presentations up until schools break up for the summer holiday. If you can't wait though you can register by logging on to or contact 01482 220700. PC Starbuck, PCSO Fahy and PCSO Pearson attended their first ‗walkabout‘ surgery on Monday 22 April at West Woodside and by all indications this was well received with visits to local premises and also being stopped and spoken to by a local parish councillor. This style of surgery is going to continue and dates will be published on this site, the Epworth Bells newspaper, The Arrow magazine and local ward web sites. I would encourage anyone who sees us out and about to stop and chat about your particular area. WALKABOUT SURGERY DATES;WROOT – Friday 25th June, 3pm-4pm – starting off at Cross Keys Public House. WESTWOODSIDE – Thursday 15 July, 3pm-4pm – starting off at the Carpenters Arms Public House. You can contact Humberside Police on 0845 60 60 222 for non-emergency calls. If you feel uncomfortable in calling the police with information about crime, then please consider contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Crimestoppers is an independent charity working to fight crime. They can also be joined on Twitter, Facebook and Bebo or if you go onto the Crimestoppers website you can also fill an on-line form. When contacting Crimestoppers you do not have to give your name and you may be eligible for a cash reward. Working with Pc Starbuck is your Police Community Support Officer Susan FAHY, who regularly patrols the South area of the Isle and will be happy to discuss any community issues with you. Please feel free to stop and speak with her or alternatively contact either of us via 0845 60 60 222. The police station at Epworth also provides a front counter service for two days a week, Mondays and Thursdays, between 9am and 3pm.

The date and location for the next Neighbourhood Action Team meeting will be at Wroot Village Hall on Monday 17th May 2010.


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Iain Bramble is a young architect with over 12 years experience in delivering award winning high quality design solutions at several large design lead practices, working on both a regional and national stage. Iain Bramble is now taking this experience and applying theses standards to the domestic sector. It is the aim of his practice, Iain Bramble Architects, to provide people with the opportunity to use an Architect to help realise their dream home, be it a new property or redesigning and extending an existing . Iain Bramble believes good design can enrich lives, creating enjoyable spaces and should be available for all in their own home. In understanding the pressures of homeowners Iain offers a service to discuss projects outside of normal office hours, being available to meet potential clients in their homes in the evenings or weekends. This not only helps working homeowners, but allows Iain experience how the owners use their homes. This allows appropriate design solutions to the specific needs of individual homeowners to be developed. Iain says ―Establishing a practice in Epworth is an exciting opportunity to develop a local friendly architectural practice in a town with a very strong community spirit and supportive of the wide variety of shops and services which have located themselves within the town‖.

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Lynsey’s wild idea becomes a roaring success Parti Animals is a Doncaster based business which was set up by owner Lynsey Chambers (photographed right) in April 2009. Initially Lynsey started the business to provide party food and party bags for children, Lynsey then became a member of the Doncaster Chamber of Commerce and was asked to cater for some business lunches and has since then has branched out and now provides catering for many more of the Doncaster based businesses and for various different occasions or events such as Christmas parties, Birthdays, Christenings, Picnics, Business Lunches, Office Parties, corporate events etc, and even through the recession, Lynsey is going from strength to strength.

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Lynsey has been awarded a 5* scores on the doors rating from Environmental health, the highest rating for hygiene, and thrives on providing a service that is second to non. To find out more information about Parti Animals please visit or contact Lynsey on 07779 715898, or by email on

is giving you the chance to win Party Food and Party Bags for 10 children (up to the value of £49.50)

Find the advert! email Lynsey on the address above with your name, address and contact number as well as the page number where Lynsey’s Parti Animal advert is placed in June’s issue of the Arrow. Competition closes 30th June 2010

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Farming in the Isle

Ram lambs having breakfast in the snow

The past few months have flown bye and so much has happened on the farm. At the beginning of March the flock of sheep were split in to two groups – the earlier ewes to lamb and the late ones along with any that were going to have large multiple births, so we could keep a close eye on them. We then had the waiting game, checking regularly to make sure that none of them got stuck on their backs. During this lull before the storm we had a very pleasant visit from the local Beavers group, who had a tour of the cattle sheds and got to meet most of the cows and calves. They were already a very knowledgeable group of children, and hopefully they had an enjoyable experience and learnt a bit more information about the Dexter breed of cattle. At the end of March and the beginning of April most of the cows and claves were moved out to fresh grass, apart from a couple of cows who are currently with Larry, the bull. Ruby the cow who had the twin calves is also in side, having a bit of TLC as she is having to produce so much milk for her two rapidly growing calves. She will hopefully be going out at the end of the month, when the nights are a little warmer. The first of the lambs were born on Easter Sunday, and from then onwards, for the next 2 and a half weeks it was none stop. On our record day we had 8 sets of twins, 3 sets of triplets and a set of quads. We leave all lambs with their mums, apart from the quads where we have to take one off, as the ewes find it very hard to produce enough milk for 4 very hungry lambs. On the 12th April at 6am we had a mad dash to Portland House Vets in Retford, as a ewe who had earlier prolapsed started to lamb and needed a Caesarean section, as we were unable to lamb her naturally. To everyone‘s surprise including the vets she had two very healthy lambs. In total we had 258 lambs, a record year. A big thank you to everyone who came down and helped us with lambing, especially Westwoodside stores who kept us in supply of cardboard boxes for the slightly weaker lambs to snugly in on a hot water bottle, when the weather was wet and cold. Best wishes Jill Carr ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Behind the Brown Paper- the life of the Buffer Girls

The speaker at the Haxey & Westwoodside Heritage Society Meeting was film maker Gillian Booth on‘ Behind the Brown Paper‘. In a film she made for Channel 4 she incorporated her research into the ‗Buffer Girls‘ of the Sheffield cutlery trade, (just known as the Sheffield Trade) into a programme concerning two young women in the 1920‘s who were Buffer Girls until their retirement. The girls, an independent coterie of swearing singing women buffed up the silver and silverplated items made in workshops by both the ‗Little Maisters‘ and the larger firms of silver smiths. Often run by a ‗Mrs. Maister‘, in family groups, they worked for piece work rates which gave them a good wage and independence. The buffers were whirling wheels with leather strips attached against which the girls held the item to be buffed. These were coated with a mixture of oil and sand and the girls wore brown paper aprons, head scarves and neck scarves to protect them from the flying mixture. This coated their faces and hands black but did not appear to have any adverse effect on their health. A buffer shop of several girls would also have an errand girl to light the fire, prepare the wheels, and act as a runner until she reached the age of 16 when she could become a Buffer. Mrs. Booth told many tales of Buffer life. The change to stainless steel table ware by hotels in the 1950‘s saw the end to much of the trade but specialist orders still provided employment. The girls were noted for the way they terrified young men entering their domain. Mrs. Booths final tale about this practice, had the members in stitches so you can guess what it was about. Best Wishes Mary

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My name is Benjamin Warburton and myself and a friend, Frasier Howard have been selected to be among a contingent of Scouts representing the UK Scout Association at the World Scout Jamboree taking place in Sweden in the summer of 2011. In order that we can attend we have to raise a total of £4022 between us. We are trying to organise various fund raising events with the help of family, friends and our local Scout troupe. If you would be willing to make a small donation to our fund or some item we could raffle we would be very grateful, in return we are willing to display your company name at all our fund raising events, and upon our return we are willing to come and tell you all about what we have done and learnt while at the world Jamboree. As we are both 14 years of age we have the support of our parents, who will also be our points of contact for these events. In order to verify this you are welcome to call them on the numbers listed below.

Thank you

Benjamin and Frasier

Mrs J Warburton 01427 891682 Mr L Howard 01427 892799 8th Gainsborough (Haxey) Scout Group


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Saturday 5th Saturday 1stJune May 10am to 3pm at Haxey Memorial Hall High Street, Haxey Refreshments in aid of The Sea Scouts Refreshments in aid of The Happy Circle

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Lindsey Lodge Hospice News Letter Lindsey Lodge Hospice cares for people whose lives are affected by lifelimiting conditions such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, heart or renal failure. Lindsey Lodge Hospice is an independent registered charity, number 702871, situated on Burringham Road, Scunthorpe and serves the community of the North Lincolnshire area. Some events for your diary this summer include the following: Sunday, June 13th, Hospice Garden Party, 1-4pm. Donation at gate. Friday, July 9th, Sleepwalk 2010, Glanford Park, from 8.30pm. Visit for more information and to register or call us on 01724 843731. Sunday, July 18th, It a Knockout at Lindsey Lodge, 12.30-5pm. Teams needed! Sunday, October 3rd, Arts in the Garden at Lindsey Lodge, 12-4pm. Donation at gate. Watch out around Epworth and the villages for news of our Isle Supporter Group activities and for Open Gardens over the weekend of July 24th/25th. Donations needed to our Hospice Shop on the High Street in Epworth. You can now help us make and extra 28% on the sale value of donated goods. We are now able to claim Gift Aid on goods donated by UK tax payers. Ask in the shop for information or call 01427 874967. Voluntary drivers needed to provide occasional lifts to the Hospice. Every second Saturday in the month, between 10.30 – 1.30pm. If you can help every now and again please ring 01724 270835 and talk to either Alison Tindall or Chris Dyer. Mileage rate paid. For more information visit our website at, call our fundraising team on 01724 843731 or email: You can write and send donations to Lindsey Lodge Hospice Burringham Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN17 2AA.

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Haxey Parish Council, Newsletter, June 2010 Parish Clerk - Deb Hotson Email: Telephone: 01652 618306 / 07800 569 589 Website: The Parish of Haxey Heritage Trail There are many old local customs and ways of life that are lost to the community of today. It is a shame to lose our heritage and so, in conjunction with the Haxey and Westwoodside Heritage Society, it has been decided by the Parish Council to compile a Heritage Trail. The Trail hopes to give a little information on some of the items of local history which can still be found today in the Parish of Haxey. It will cover items such as mounting stones, pinfolds, war memorials, the parish pump and many more. Unfortunately, the Trail will only touch on a limited number of items due to restrictions on space and funds. Hopefully the publication of the Heritage Trail will take place in the next few months. Isle of Axholme Internal Drainage Board Haxey Flood Relief Scheme and Low Burnham Flood Storage Scheme The Parish Council were consulted by the Isle of Axholme Internal Drainage Board on their plans for flood relief schemes for Haxey and Low Burnham respectively. The Parish Council welcomes both schemes which should alleviate previous flooding / drainage problems at these locations. The Haxey scheme has a western section draining High Street / Low Street and an eastern section draining part of Haxey Lane. Government grant has been sanctioned for this year for the scheme and a project appraisal report is being prepared to obtain grant approval. The Drainage Board has already budgeted for the eastern section involving piping across the playing field. After agreement with the playing field representatives this will take place at the end of this year‘s football season. The Low Burnham scheme involves using the pond near the Holy Well upstream of the village as a storage area for flood water which can then be released at a controlled rate through a penstock type control back into Burnham Beck. This will require work on the pond and the cleaning of culverts along the Beck. Lindsey Marsh Drainage Board has been engaged by North Lincolnshire Council to finalise the design and make an application for grant aid. Haxey Parish Council & Axholme Camera Club Photographic Competition 2010 The winners for the competition are detailed below:Camera Club category – Parry Jenkins, Westwoodside Pond Lights. Adult category - Arthur Franks, Winter Sunshine Youth category - Craig Neal, Butterflies Junior category - Aislinn Chamber – Hey, My Dog Ella The presentation of the prizes and trophies will take place at 6.45pm on 25 th May prior to the Parish Council meeting. Well done to all those who entered and we look forward to your entries next year. Caravan Sites The concerns of local residents about Certified Location, CL, caravan sites at Low Burnham and at Haxey Carr were raised at the Annual Parish Meeting. The Parish Council has investigated both sites and various issues have been discussed with North Lincolnshire Council. The question of the dangerous access to the Low Burnham site off the A161 is still outstanding, but generally it has to be concluded that the Parish Council has limited powers in the approval of these CL sites as the regulations stand at present. They, and neighbouring landowners, were not consulted about the proposals to set up the sites. The Parish Council strongly believes that it is wrong that the Camping and Caravanning Club are allowed to certify sites without consultation.


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Launched in 1982 by the French Ministry for culture, the Fête de la Musique is held in more than hundred countries in Europe and over the world. It takes place every 21st June, the day of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere. All kinds of music / A large audience Completely different from a music festival, the Fête de la Musique is above all a free popular fête (or festival in English), open to any participant (amateur or professional musicians) who want to perform in it. This Music Day allows the expression of all styles of music in a cheerful atmosphere. It aims at a large audience, working to popularise musical practice for young and not so young people from all social backgrounds. Musicians are asked to perform for free and all the concerts are free for the public. On this day they play in open air areas, such as streets and parks or in public buildings like museums, churches, halls etc. Furthermore, the Fête de la Musique is a way to encourage the major music institutions (orchestras, operas, choirs, bands etc.) to perform outside their usual locations. In this way the day offers an opportunity to develop exchanges between musicians of different musical genres and to offer concerts in a variety of locations, many of which do not normally host them. Most of all, it offers music in the open air. Finally it gives amateur and professional musicians a chance to play together in the same arena. Last year the Fête fell on a Sunday and it was celebrated in the afternoon at various places in the Epworth. Sticking with the tradition of always holding it on the 21st, this year it will fall on Monday 21st June. A number of musicians and singers have already expressed an interest in playing at some point in the day and evening. If you would like to play or sing - in whatever style - please contact Keith on 01427 873915 or Peter Barnard on 01427 873937 for more details. Or just turn up anywhere in the village and perform. This is a great and free way to make Epworth really buzz on the solstice day and for people to have free entertainment. Now why wasn‘t that in any manifesto?


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The Isle of Axholme

Where You Live

Your Local History

Adapted by Anthony Catherall

THE NORMANS continued Justices under the Mowbray’s was in the shape of the Manor Court. It settled disputes between tenants. It had the power to try offending tenants and to condemn to death for theft. The Manor Court remained in operation long after the Mowbray’s. The counties of England were divided up by the King amongst his followers in return for armed service in time of war. The counties were divided up into Hundreds, and Hundreds divided into Manors. One hundred Manors made up a Hundred. The Manor land was divided up into the domain (Lord’s Land) and the villeins land. The villeins, as rent, had to plough four acres for the Lord and supply two oxen for the Lord for seven days a year and work three days a week on the lord’s land. He must follow the Lord to war and sit on his court of justice. He also had rights. He could not be ejected from his land as long as he performed his duties. These Villeins were called copyholders because they had their conditions of land tenure written down and they had a copy. Cottars held small parcels of land in return for a certain rent. Porcarii were free occupiers who rented the privilege of feeding pigs for payment. Servi had few rights and were almost slaves. Most of these social classes were set up in Saxon times and carried over into Norman times. The manor lands were divided up into three large fields. One was left fallow each year. The crops sowed on the others included wheat, hemp and flax. The whole village ploughed, sowed and reaped together each field. Despite this, the fields were divided into strips between the various tenants to ensure that no one hot all the poor land or all the good land. There were common fields for grazing. According to the Doomsday Book, Epworth Manor had sixteen acres of common meadowland and one square mile of woodland. In addition, the Epworth tenants had the deed of John de Mowbray that granted free use of the waste lands in the west of the parish. In 1795 an act of parliament was obtained to enclose the commons of Owston Ferry, Haxey, Belton and Epworth. There was a great deal of haggling about the division of the lands. The locals resisted the enclosure of the arable lands that of course, are still to some extent in strips in certain parts of Epworth and Haxey parishes. Bibliography: History of Everyday things 1066-1499 – Quennell Life in Old Britain – Robertson History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme – Rev. W.B. Stonehouse M.A. Reads History and Topography of the Isle Axholme – T.C. Fletcher.

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THE TRENTSIDE CONFEDERATION – SCHOOL NEWS The Trentside Confederation is preparing for a busy Summer Term, following the Easter break. There is a wide variety of topics being taught at both schools. West Butterwick Infants have already enjoyed a special visit from ‗Pets at Home‘ linking knowledge and care of pets and animals with citizenship skills. Lop-eared rabbits and guinea pigs were our special visitors in connection with this! Key Stage 1 pupils have been enjoying a wide variety of art forms, working on a large-scale weaving project in the playground, in addition to a number of exciting creations with our ‗Artist in Residence‘ - painting on canvas using Aboriginal Art as a creative stimulus. West Butterwick Juniors have also been considering the indigenous art of Australia, working with ‗Mod Roc‘ to create some spectacular three dimensional creatures ; platypus (or should that be platypi?!), Koalas and Turtles. This work was of a very high standard and enjoyed by all. All of the children at WB have been enjoying the luxury of our new WiFi laptops and I have seen some really interesting persuasive writing based on the popular Wallace and Gromit film ‗A Matter of Loaf and Death‘.... Inspiring! Furthermore, be warned, that if you are in West Butterwick over the next few weeks, then you may even spot a Viking or two! St Martin‘s pupils and staff, Owston Ferry, have been equally busy and creative – Joseph‘s Coat is this term‘s unit for Design and Technology in Years 1 and 2. The overall aim is to actually create a multicoloured coat, learning about textiles, sewing and joining techniques along the way. Towards the other end of the school, our Years 5 & 6 (Class 4) are getting to grips with the technology of belts and pulleys. This knowledge, linked in with further studies of electricity and motors, will provide them with an opportunity to design and make a model of a fairground ride. All that‘s missing is the candy floss and wurlitzer! Class 3 (Mrs Ayris) is enjoying a historical delve in to our past, learning all about the Tudors. Of course, King Henry VIII and his many wives are a major focus here! This wonderful topic will also give the children an idea of the lives of rich and poor in Tudor times, as well as touching on Tudor explorers. The Tudor age was a great time of exploration ; Christopher Columbus, Francis Drake and Walter Raleigh will be familiar names to many of you reading this. In the month of June, both schools are planning two days of multicultural themed learning with a World Cup focus – we will let you know how this develops. Forthcoming educational visits include our residential stay at Caythorpe Court PGL Centre near Grantham. Pupils in Years 5 and 6 get involved in parachute games, archery, zip wire, aeroball and orienteering. So, lots going on over the coming weeks. Finally, on a personal note, I would like to say how lovely it is to be back following my maternity leave. We all look forward to an enjoyable and vibrant Summer Term – let‘s hope that the sunshine is equally as vibrant! Don‘t forget to visit our website for lots more information on our schools!Mrs Josephine Buckle, Headteacher (The Trentside Confederation ; St Martin‘s C of E and West Butterwick C of E Primary Schools)


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REPORT FROM EPWORTH & DISTRICT FLOWER CLUB – MAY MEETING. The Flower Club has a friendship with St. Lawrence‘s Flower Circle, Scunthorpe, which goes back a fair few years now. They were invited to the May meeting , along with friends of members and other visitors, to see a demonstration by Rosalind Walker from Driffield, affectionately known as‖ Auntie Ros, ‖because our treasurer is her relation. What a treat we all had! We had an evening of wonderful flower arranging, fun and laughter, when Ros created a striking display, entitled ―Spring into Summer‖ . The title did not reflect the weather outside, it being a bitter cold night, with severe frost forecast, but inside Haxey Memorial Hall, we had our spirits lifted with Rosalinds designs. She worked on five, mainly traditional arrangements, using five very designer containers. Bringing from her boxes, beautiful pieces of fresh plant material from her garden, one after the other, blossom, dogwood, witch elm, silver birch, red robin, Solomon‘s seal, and skilfully arranging them as background for heavenly flowers, such as, roses, gerberas, carnations, stocks, hellebores, the list could go on, and using the last of the tulips as spring steps into summer. The stage, at the end of the show, was a stunning presentation of colourful arrangements, created whilst keeping us entertained with chitchat , anecdotes and rhymes. Coffee, tea and cakes were served, adding to making it a very enjoyable evening. Thanks to everyone who helped with, and provided refreshments.

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Westwoodside Church of England School Newsletter 30 Year 1 children from Westwoodside C E Primary went with their teacher, Miss Spittlehouse to our new friendship school, Crosby Primary School in Scunthorpe. We had a fantastic day making new friends and working together. It was also really interesting exploring the area and seeing lots of different things.

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Doncaster Advanced Motorist Five tips to prepare your car for summer Dear readers, After a long winter of wear and tear through snow, salt and potholes - and volcanic dust - your car will be in need of a little TLC. Being prepared for the summer and making checks now can save you a lot of money in the long run. Try to deal with any minor problems and repairs as they happen, as they can become very expensive if left to build up over time. Here are five tips to prepare your car: rusting if left on the bodywork. If possible take your car to a car wash that specializes in under-car cleaning to get rid of every trace. replacing your car‘s pollen filter annually is a vital investment. Keeping your air-con well maintained will help, too. -con will help your car smell better. If it smells stale when you turn the heating on, it could well be a sign that mould is building up in your condenser. refill your washer fluid. Habitually washing the windscreen and headlamps when you stop for fuel is also important as windscreen wipers won‘t get rid of all the fly debris. can leave marks on the windscreen, so remember to replace them regularly. After the dust that has fallen from the volcanic ash cloud, it is particularly important that you clean them regularly to avoid damaging your windscreen.


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Axholme, Doncaster TTL and Retford Camera Clubs met at Haxey Church Hall recently for the annual 3-way competition. Ralph Bennett of Newark was invited to judge. Entries from the clubs were mixed together, so there was no way to tell one from another. At the end of the evening the scores were incredibly close. Prints and digital images were submitted, with Axholme winning in the digital image section. The overall winner was Doncaster with 400 points, Axholme coming in second with 396 points. Retford were close on their heels with 394 points. Axholme members brought sweet and savoury snacks to provide a lovely buffet supper which was enjoyed by all. In a recent digital image competition held at Sheffield, 24 clubs from the area submitted entries, including Axholme Camera Club. The Judge had a hard time of it with around 125 entries to mark. Axholme did very well for a small country club, being placed joint 3rd. Once again Kevin Wells visited the club for a practical session with members. Camera settings can be a bit of a mystery to some, but Kevin was there to help and explain in his usual clear and friendly manner. It proved a useful evening. Open to anyone is an evening show of the North East and Midlands Photographic Exhibition on DVD. This is an opportunity to see many top quality exhibits from the best photographers in the area. The show takes place at Haxey Church Hall on Wednesday 16th June at 7.30pm. There will be a small door charge to include refreshments. All will be made very welcome. The rest of the year's programme to the summer break consists of competitions, photo opportunities locally and a Photoshop evening on June 30th. It is not too late to join in as a visitor, and a reduced membership fee operates if you wish to become a full member at this stage.

Best Wishes


Trunk Call by Geoff Trinder scored 19

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What’s On In Your area in the Isle of Axholme Activity

Meeting place


18th Gainsborough Cubs

Scout hut Behind Haxey Church


Isle of Axholme Wolf cubs

Westwoodside Village Hall


Isle of Axholme Scouts


All Stars Tae Kwon Do




6:30 - 8:30 pm

01427 752250

6.00-7.30 pm

01427 754120

Westwoodside Village Hall

7.00-9.00 pm

01427 754120

Coronation Hall, Owston Ferry

6.00 - 8.00pm

Isle of Axholme Beavers

Westwoodside Village Hall

6.00-7.30 pm


Mother and Toddler

Westwoodside Village Hall

1.30-3.30 pm


Jo’s Dance Exercise

Westwoodside Village Hall

9.30-10.30 am


Line Dancing

Westwoodside Village Hall



Haxey Church Hall


Mother and Toddler

Westwoodside Village Hall

9.00-11.00 am


Social Club—over 60’s

Westwoodside Village Hall

2.00-4.00 pm


Belly Dancing

Westwoodside Village Hall

6.30-8.30 pm


Jo’s Tap Dancing

Westwoodside Village Hall

7.00-9.00 pm


Tae kwan Do

Westwoodside Village Hall


18th Gainsborough Beavers

Scout hut Behind Haxey Church

6:00 - 7:30 pm

01427 752250


18th Gainsborough Scouts

Scout hut Behind Haxey Church

7:00 - 9:00 pm

01427 752250


Preschool— Playgroup 2.5—5 years

Memorial Hall

9:15-:3:15 pm

01427 754330


Ballroom Dancing Classes

Memorial Hall

3:00-10:00 pm

01427 873532


Preschool Playgroup 3—5 years

Memorial Hall

9:15-3:15 pm

01427 754330



Memorial Hall


01427 752636


Preschool– playgroup 2.5—5 years

Memorial Hall

9:15- 3:15pm

01427 754330


Sunshine Yoga



01427 873730


Sunshine Yoga



01427 873730


Tae Kwan Do

Memorial Hal

5:45-6:45 pm

01302 311174

1st Wed of Haxey Woman's Institute (WI) each month

7.30-9.30 pm 9.30—10.30am

Swing Band Rehearsal

Stephen Jones Community Hall, Haxey


Sunshine Yoga

Coronation Hall, Owston Ferry


Preschool—Playgroup 3—5 years


01427 753269

6.00-7.00 pm

Memorial Hall


01427 754120

01427 753062 7:30-930 pm 7:00 - 8:30 pm

01427 873730

Memorial Hall

9:15-3:15 pm

01427 753162

Happy Circle (over 60’s)

Memorial Hall

2:00—4:00 pm

01427 752636


Bambi—Playgroup 1—3 years

Memorial Hall

9:30-11:00 am

01427 754830



Haxey Church Hall

7:00—8:00 pm

01427 753269


North Lincs Community Concert Band

Conservative Cub, Scunthorpe (Rehearsals

7:00 –10:00pm

01724 784494


Kick Boxing

Memorial Hall

6:00 - 8:00pm

01427 875051


Preschool—Playgroup 2.5—5 years

Memorial Hall

9:15-3:15 pm

01427 754330


Musical Monkeys 0—5 years

Memorial Hall

10:30- 12:noon

01427 753787


Ballroom Dancing Classes

Memorial Hall

3:00 - 10:00pm

01427 873532


Epworth & Isle of Axholme Rotary Club The Red Lion , Epworth


Musical Movement - Toddlers 12months +


6pm start

01427 875540

Epworth Thurlow Pre School

9:00 - 10:00 am

01427 875016

Musical Movement - Baby Group

Epworth Thurlow Pre School

10:00 - 11:00 am

01427 875016

The Stephen Jones Community Hall -

Pam Layton (Bookings)

01427 752783

Bookings of the Memorial Hall

Mrs Anne Robinson

01427 752636


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Bookings of Westwoodside Village Hall Barbara Senior Bookings of West Butterwick Village Hall

Beryl Ash

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Business Directory

Advice Pensions Helpline

0800 991234

Electricity Emergencies

0800 375 675

Transco - Gas Leaks Yorkshire Water

080 111 999 0845 1242424


0800 009966 0800 1111

Neighbourhood Watch

01482 444466


0808 80050000


08705 555999

NHS Direct

0845 4647

Owston Ferry LIVES (information only)

01427 728324


Boarding Kennels/Grooming Croft House Kennels & Cattery

01427 890235

Business/Finance/Accountants 01427 752958

Balance the Books Accounting Services Ltd

01427 873972

Hurstons Accountants & Bus. Advisors

01427 873737

Health/Fitness /Swimming Minnows Swimming Club, Misterton School Pool Catherine 01427 754240 or Annette 01427 754772 Quality Lifestyles Personal Training Consultancy Paul Seaman ACSM HFI 01427 753591 / 0771 4318958

Funeral Directors Fields Funeral Service, Westwoodside

01427 874424

R Butoid Funeral Service , Misterton & Dist 01427 890317

Crime Stoppers

0800 555 111

Carers Support Centre

01652 650585

Isle of Axholme Lions

01427 752139

Isle of Axholme Osteoporosis Support Group

01427 875752

Education and General Epworth Country Primary School

01302 532676

Sterry & Co Charted Certified Accountants

Care in the Community Age Concern

£30 + VAT for 12 months Contact Carolyn


Local Taxis P T Taxis—Haxey

01427 754531 / 07790817691

BJ7 Taxis—4/6/7/8 seater

01302 531277

Axi Private Hire - long and short journeys

07866 859963

Trade/Craftsmen J M B Plastering—Haxey

01427 752200 / 07785 735984

D Brown Joinery

0779 5321054 / 01302 350363

D B Topping Builder/Home Improvements In business for 20 years 07801 719482 / 01427 753587

Haxey C of E School

01427 752294

A.E.S. Tiling (Ceramic Floor & Wall Tiling) 01302 885401 07749519557

Westwoodside C of E Primary School

01427 752355

C M Developments Building Services

Westwoodside Mobile Library

01724 865675

Haxey Library - Memorial Hall

01724 753239

G S Joinery - W Butterwick 07840 701447 / 01724 783181

Willows Dental Practice—Belton

01427 872106

Simon White Building Cont. 01427 873446 / 07831 690591

01302 770216

C Bacon Furniture Restorer 01302 882996/ 07973 324824 Meteor Security Solutions

01302 623427 / 07917 766922

Home and Garden


Axholme Pest Control

01427 873608 / 0776 6747245

Epworth Leisure Centre

01427 873845

My Vue Cinema

08712 240240

Entertainment/Children’s Care

North Lincs Community Concert Band (rehearsals)

01724 784494

Ave Ago Bouncy Castle Hire 01427 848681/ 07930942901


Utopia Soft Furnishings - Epworth

01427 873469

All Aboard Children‘s Club -Westwoodside 01427 753676

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Haxey Cricket Club

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