For a more detailed breakdown of infections in our area please go to the Covid-19 sub page under Community.
Please note there will be a gap in reporting for the next few weeks due to holidays
DN10 Area (Beckingham and surrounding villages)
Update for the start of the week 7th Sept shows that all areas in and around our postcode have started to rise again with Beckingham (DN10) now standing at 205
Gainsborough... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 16:14 by Pete
Dave Airey has produced his Police Area report for August 2021 and is published in full under the Police Reports section on this site. Many thanks to Dave who supports our community year in year out. A small extract from Dave's report seems very timely -
"Most of the year, there does not seem to be enough hours in the day, but at this time of the year I hear that comment on a more regular basis. However,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 04 Sep 2021 15:37 by Pete
We are pleased to announce that there has been a positive response from interested parties to run the village shop. Your Parish Council have shortlisted two potential tenants and all parties are currently going through their own due diligence process. We will update everyone once these processes are complete with the anticipation that contracts could be exchange within the coming weeks
Posted: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 15:45 by Pete
For all roadworks information please see the "Roadworks in our area" page under community.
Posted: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 10:08 by Pete
It is with great sadness that I have to report the sudden death of one of our colleagues. Ken Riggott, a councillor and vice chair of Beckingham and Saundby Parish Council for many years passed away this week after a short illness. Ken confided in me during the times we "put the world to rights" after I delivered his shopping during the first lockdown. He explained his illness but made light of it... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 22 Aug 2021 08:24 by Pete
Bottle Bank has been emptied again
The bottle bank in the Village Hall carpark has now been emptied. The bottle bank should be emptied frequently by Glass Recycling Ltd ( tel 01226 727298) but it appears they are well behind schedule with many of our neighbouring villages suffering similar problems. The reason given is that following BREXIT they can't get enough drivers. For safety everyone... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 11:00 by Pete
After a quite remarkable turnout - some would even say better than a General Election below are the final results. Speaking to long standing residents of the village it appears that in previous ballots it was considered a success if more than 70 residents participated. I'm sorry that one or two of you thought you hadn't recieved a ballot paper. There were copies available on this site and on facebook.... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 09:35 by Pete
Beckingham's Gainsborough Bowls League team pulled off an excellent victory on 4 August when they beat the league leaders Scotter on Melrose's green to win the GBL Knockout Shield by 95 shots to 71
More details on the Bowling team Page
Posted: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 09:09 by Pete
Our village linesman has been working hard after it was recently brought to his attention about the appearance of the cemetery.He has spent quite a few hours over the last couple of days repairing the broken fence and cutting back the overgrown trees, bushes and nettles. It looks a lot better now. Well done Mark
Posted: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 09:25 by Pete
Give and get stuff for free from your neighbours in and around Bassetlaw.
Offer things you don't need, and ask for things you'd like.
Don't just recycle - reuse with Freegle!
To learn more about Freegle groups, please visit the Freegle website:
Items must be free and legal
Items can't be lent, swapped or sold
Posted: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 17:18 by Pete