Monday, 15 August 2016

Casual Vacancy

Applications for co-option onto the Parish Council are warmly invited.
This position is open to eligible candidates who wish to take an active part in the decision making process of the Parish and to represent the interests of the whole community.  Parish Council Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month (except August) at 7:00pm at the Old Boy’s Grammar School, St Michael’s Lane, Bolton-le-Sands. 
Anyone interested in joining the Parish Council should write to :
The Clerk to the Council,   No. 2 The Shore, Bolton-le-Sands
No later than Noon Monday 5th September 2016

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Horticultural Show

Bolton le Sands Horticultural Society's 88th Annual Summer Show will be held on SATURDAY 13TH AUGUST from 2pm - 4.15pm at the Community Centre. Entry to the Show is £1 - refreshments available. This year the Show will be opened by Horticulture expert and broadcaster Mr Bill Blackledge MBE.
According to BBC Lancashire, "Bill Blackledge is one of the county's most popular and sought after gardeners.   If it's green and needs watering, Bill can tell you about it.  He has been answering BBC Radio Lancashire listeners' queries for over thirty years, which means he's been there nearly as long as the transmitter!  His knowledge is encyclopedic. After training at the under the then Ministry of Agriculture, Bill spent over twenty years at the Department of Biological and Environmental Services at Lancaster University.  Now, he's a regular course tutor at Alston Hall, Longridge and Lancaster Adult College.
For three decades, Bill has travelled the county with fellow judges as a regional judge for North West in Bloom."

Entry forms for the Summer Show will be received at the OLD BOYS SCHOOL, St Michaels Lane, Bolton le Sands between 6.00pm - 8.00pm on THURSDAY 11TH AUGUST. 
Entry forms may be submitted in advance to the Show Secretary at 7 Slyne Road, Bolton le Sands.
Sections include Open Flowers/Plants, Open Fruit/Vegetables, Local Flowers, Local Fruit/Vegetables, Floral Art, Homecraft, Handicraft and Children's. 
The deadline for entries to the Show is 8.00pm Thursday 11th August. Please contact Show Secretary, Louise Belcher on 824191 or for details of how to enter and Schedule enquiries.