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Around the Village

Community Champions

Please show your support to help continue with our commitment to our village of Eastoft with planting of bulbs etc.

By using your Coop dividend card you will be helping support the garden club and the community

S15 General Community Champions

Until the end of November, Community Champions benefits a wide range of local community groups, charities and organisations in your area.

Every time a member shops in a Lincolnshire Co-op outlet, a donation will be made through the scheme. Staff fundraising and the carrier bag levy will also go into the pot.

You’ll find a list of all the groups below – and it will also be displayed on the totem stands in your outlets. And of course, just check your receipt to see who you’ll be helping!

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Paint Your Bike Green

Best Decorated House & Business Competition

Is your house dressed up to the nines in bunting or flags for the Tour of Britain? Or does your business look the bee’s knees with a decorated bicycles in the window?

Apply now for the Best Decorated House and Best Decorated Business in North Lincolnshire. Business and houses big and small – both on and off the Tour of Britain route – are all welcome to apply; as long as you’re showing your Tour of Britain pride, you could be in with a chance of winning.

The winner of the Best Decorated House competition will receive a gift voucher worth £100 and the Best Decorated Business will win a commemorative plaque. Both prizes will be presented on the winners podium on race day, Tuesday 5 September. The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 28 August 2017.

Fill in the form on to let us know if your house or business would like to enter this competition.

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Judges Visiting Eastoft

This year, Eastoft Gardening club have entered their public areas into the East Midlands Britain in Bloom Competition.
The purpose is to gain experience from the experts as to how we can improve our efforts. The areas they will judge us on are

A successful day at open farm Sunday has allowed us to buy more plants, we are, weather permitting, putting them in this Saturday, so if you see a gang loitering around the cenotaph at 09:00 its us, if you want to help please feel free.

The judges are here on Thursday 6th July at 16:00 hrs so on

Wednesday 5th we are all meeting at the Village Hall at 6:00pm

To have a litter picking session, coffee afterwards, once again everyone is most welcome to come along and help out.

We dont want you to think that we are snooping or commenting on residents gardens. We are simply having a general tidy up so it’s only fair that we let you know what is happening.

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Early Summer Fun Ahead

Date: 11th June 2017
Time of event: 10am- 4pm

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the farming industry’s national open day.

Event description

We will have nature walks, talks and tours of the working farm; showing wheat, potato and various other crops, around 2,000 pigs that we’re rearing, chickens and alpacas, showing machinery such as combines and tractors.

Visitors will get the chance to discover more about sustainable farming and the science behind agriculture.

There will also be the opportunity to feed and possibly even walk the alpacas, as well as lots of other activities for all the family.

About Hall Farm

Hall Farm is a small farm that holds 2,000 as well as a number of Alpacas and Chickens. We also have a variety of crops such as Winter Wheat, Sugar Beet and Potatoes.

Address: The Hall, , Yorkshireside, , Eastfoft, , Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN17 4PG, United Kingdom

Event cost: Free

Highlights: Cereal crops (eg. barley, wheat); Oilseed crops; Pigs; Poultry; Potatoes; Flowers and plants; Environmental stewardship

For more information please contact:

Tel – 07584 857650
Email –
Web – Link

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Tour of Eastoft September 2017

Tour of Britain 2009

120 of the world’s top cyclists will take on a 107 mile stage, starting from the beautiful 300-acre estate of Normanby Hall Country Park and passing through the pretty village of Eastoft, finishing in the heart of Scunthorpe near Central Park.


START : Normanby Hall Country Park
11:00 AM

FINISH : Scunthorpe


North Lincolnshire will host an entire stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain for the first time ever this September, as Britain’s premier road cycling event heads to the area on Tuesday 5 September 2017.

#Isle of Axholme
This year’s OVO Energy Women’s Tour and OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2017
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