Category: Village News

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Brown Bin – Update

For those that subscribe to a brown bin, you will have noticed it hasn’t been collected today.

Bassetlaw District Council have unfortunately been unable to collect today as planned – they advise to keep it out on the pavement and that it should be emptied at some point during the week.

Green Bins are to …

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The Lound Defibrillator Group

The Lound Defibrillator Group would like to say a big thank you to Ivor and Joanne at the Bluebell. Also, thanks to Jeanne and Tim Pepper for a great quiz and very enjoyable evening at the Bluebell last Wednesday 2nd May. 

Those taking part, raised £260 to support and fund the running of the village …

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Lound ‘Keep Fit’ Group

We are a friendly group of neighbours of all ages who get together for an hour’s gentle exercise, designed to increase the heart rate and to stretch a few muscles that you didn’t even know you had. 

We meet at 6.30pm on Monday evenings in the Village Hall and the cost is £1.50 to …

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Wheels to Work

Do you need help with transport to start work or learning? ‘Wheels for Work’ is a transport solution scheme aimed at helping you get over the initial problem getting to work, training or education.

Funding is available until the end of November to help people to access work and training by purchasing a pushbike for them …

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Warning To Lady Car Drivers

It has been reported in the Beckingham to Misterton area that two males have been flagging down single, female motorists. They were parked in a layby next to a blue car with its hazard warning lights on. One lady who did stop, fortunately used her wits to get away but was left frightened. The Police want …

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Charity Event Sunday 23rd July 14.00-17.00 Chainbridge Road


Sponsored walk with a difference!

Sparks will fly when retired firefighters take to the streets to raise money for two worthy causes.

Pensioners Kenny Ashton and Stuart Bussingham have decided to walk for up to 40 minutes or one mile. But this will be a fundraiser with a difference, as Kenny is an amputee and Stuart has Lewy Body Dementia. …

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IGas Tinker Lane CLG Meeting – 2 February 2017

Tinker Lane Agenda 2 February 2017

Minutes 29 June 2016


The Parish Council are keeping a watching brief on the progress of the planned exploratory borehole near Barnby Moor.

The next meeting will be held in Lound Village Hall at 7pm  on 2 February 2017 when IGas …

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Lound Oil Syndicate

Any Lound resident wishing to order domestic heating oil (500 litres or more) please contact Rod or Sarah Austin on 818089 or e-mail us at before the 6th February.

We will then go out to tender to a number of suppliers based upon the total amount of oil required by the …

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Retford Post 16 Centre – Big Ideas Big Ambitions


You might be interested in attending and supporting this careers event taking place at Retford Post 16 Centre on Wednesday 8th March. If you know of local businesses, education providers or third sector organisations that would like to attend please direct them to this website to express their interest – If there are …

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Scam Alert – Amazon

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon. The spoofed emails from “” claim recipients have made an order online and mimic an automatic customer email notification. The scam email claims recipients have ordered an expensive vintage chandelier. Other reported examples include: …

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Scam Alert – Fake Lloyds Bank Letter

Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters.

The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from Lloyds and include their logo, address and signature from a customer service representative. The letter tells recipients that there have been some “unusual transactions” on their …

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Message from Sgt Crofts

Emergency Numbers 

Sgt Crofts has been asked a question in relation to the reporting of issues direct to local officers, and whether that is an acceptable thing to do. The attached information should be useful if in doubt

Lorry Concern in Lound

Lorries who are following incorrect SATNAV’s into the village are causing concern to some villagers.

‘Lorry Watch’ is a scheme operated using local people to detect the misuse of weight restricted routes being used by HGV’s in Nottinghamshire.

If you see a heavy goods vehicle travelling on a weight restricted route please report it to the following website:-  

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Lound Village Street Party Celebrations In Pictures

The Queen’s 90th Birthday Party

Despite the rain, Lound’s residents and friends and family enjoyed the Street Party on the 12th June to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday.

Click the main heading for the link.

Queen’s 90th Birthday 2016

Village Street Party Success

Friends, parents and children all joined in the fun at yesterday’s Village Street Party in celebration of the Queen’s 90th Birthday.  Unfortunately, rain disrupted the start with many moving into the Village Hall to inspect the displays and sample the excellent food on offer. The British spirit soon kicked in with everyone joining in the fun. The …

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Fibre Optic Broadband has Arrived…

After many months waiting, BT has connected Superfast Fibre Optic Broadband to Lound.

For more detailed information on how to update and get Superfast Fibre Optic Broadband to your home together with the costs involved, you need to visit BT or your Internet Service Provider website for details.


IGAS Request Scoping Opinion for Exploratory Bore Hole

The prospective applicant intends to apply to Nottinghamshire County Council for permission to drill a single exploration well and three sets of monitoring boreholes, which would contain up to three boreholes in each set, to sample groundwater and ground gas at Tinker Lane, Retford Road, between Blyth and Barnby Moor, Nottinghamshire.

See attached link …

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Lound Phoenix Group Programme

Phoenix Group programme for 2015 to 2016

The Phoenix Group meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.  During the season the ladies of Lound organise various day trip visits, interesting speakers and craft ideas. All ladies are very welcome to come along to meetings and meet new friends. For further information see the …

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Public Spaces Protection Order – Dog Control

Bassetlaw District Council  proposed Public Spaces Protection Order for the control of dogs has now completed its progress through the Council democratic process and will come into force across the District on 1st September 2015.

The order enacts the following provisions,

1. It will be an offence for a person in charge of a dog …

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