Target hit, but new date for Alford’s 1,000 clay bird exhibition and other Neighbourhood News

Alford Craft Market has given an update on plans to exhibit 1,000 community-made clay birds.
A new date has been set for Alford Craft Market's exhibition of 1,000 community-made clay birds.A new date has been set for Alford Craft Market's exhibition of 1,000 community-made clay birds.
A new date has been set for Alford Craft Market's exhibition of 1,000 community-made clay birds.

Earlier this year, the not-for-profit organisation invited people in and around the town to help make 1,000 clay birds for an exhibition in May.

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, however, the event has been cancelled.

Alfrod Craft Market says it hit the target of 1,000 birds, but now plans to exhibit them at its Spring Bank Holiday event next year.

The clay ready for collection.The clay ready for collection.
The clay ready for collection.


* Baptist Church

Following further Government advice regarding Covid-19, Burgh Community Baptist Church is now closed until further notice.

Enquiries to Colin on 01754 811260, follow the church via its Facebook page, or visit


* Flower Club

Spilsby and District Flower Club has announced that due to Covid-19, it is suspending its monthly meetings until further notice.

When sessions resume, the club will be meeting in a different venue – Spilsby Meeting Point (Methodist Church), 24 Market Street, in Spilsby, PE23 5JX. Unless otherwise stated, meetings will take place on the last Tuesday of the month at 7pm.


* Coronavirus

In light of Government’s Covid-19 guidance, the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust has decided to cancel events (including those organised by area groups) and close its visitor centres, car parks, and toilets until further notice.

Updates will be posted at Nature reserves remain open, but with limited facilities.

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