A new bus service started on Tuesday 2nd May. Service 96 operating between Barton and Brigg via South Ferriby, Horkstow, Saxby All Saints, Bonby, Worlaby, Elsham, Barnetby Top and Wrawby. Please refer to the Timetable.
It’s the monthly Barton Town Market on Saturday 6th May. Come along to the Market Place and Butchery between 08:00 and 13:30 for your fresh local produce, sweet treats and local crafts. Live entertainment will start from 09:30am with the Castledyke Primary School Children singing in the Butchery, followed by the Barton Town Community Band.
Prizes to be won!
Can you spot the St Edward’s Crown around the shop and business windows in Barton.
HM The King Charles III’s coronation will be on Saturday 6 May 2023 at Westminster Abbey in London. To celebrate, we have placed 14 St Edwards Crowns around the windows of Barton. Can you find them all to find the hidden words. All of the Crowns have a letter and are numbered to give you a helping hand.
To enter the competition all you need to do is download an entry form or pick one up from the Town Council Office on Queen Street, write down all the letters which can be found on each crown in the windows and return your entry form to the Town Council or by email (email@example.com) by 4pm on Tuesday 9th May 2023. Don’t forget to include your name and email.
North Lincolnshire Council Health Walk Officer Christine Johnson is sad to report that Ramblers Walking for health group walks are cancelled from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December, in accordance with the latest UK government guidelines.
According to government guidance you may continue to walk outdoors for exercise with the people you live with, your support bubble, or one person from another household. Walkers in England should however be mindful of different restrictions in other nations and not travel to Scotland and Wales.
Families and people on their own who might struggle to make a hot meal are invited to come and eat at the new Barton Community Kitchen (BaCK). The meals are available every TUESDAY from Noon to 4.30pm, no need to book, just arrive, you will be seated in family household groups and socially distanced. Hot meals are prepared on site by professional cooks. Numbers are restricted but take aways are also available if we are at capacity. Available for all who would benefit at the Lecture Hall, Trinity, Holydyke.
During November due to current restrictions this will be a takeaway service only.
Help for the Homeless in Barton
Immediate help is available in the town for homeless people.
Partly funded by Barton Town Council, there is a fund operated by Churches Together in Barton to give help to people who are homeless. The aim is to provide immediate assistance to people in our area to get a place in a hostel or travel to family or friends who can help.
Each of the four Churches have stocks of rucksacks, essentials and fresh clothes. The clergy, and people in parish offices, can also involve lay members of their own churches. Limited amounts of cash can be provided for food, coach or bus fares and overnight accommodation, while the North Lincolnshire Homeless Team is contacted to provide longer term solutions.
Contacts for the Barton and District Homeless project: are St Mary’s Vicarage 01652 632202, Trinity Clergy 01652 632148, Salvation Army 01652 632666 and St Augustine Webster 01652 652221. North Lincolnshire Council Homeless Team can be contacted on 01724 297000.
Barton residents have until 30th September to hand in their completed surveys to the Barton Town Council Office at the Assembly Rooms or Wilderspin School Museum on Queen Street. The surveys, which were delivered to every household at the beginning of the month, offer residents opportunity to have their say on how Barton develops. Additional copies are available from The Ropewalk and Lindsey Relay on George Street or can be downloaded here Neighbourhood survey.
Age UK Lindsey, Citizens Advice North Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire Council are delivering a new service to support those over 50 in crisis.
Full details are availble in this help pack.