CFoR Hamper for Remembrance has raised thus far....

​Our fantastic hamper worth £500 has raised so far £643.50 - thank you! The hamper can be viewed on the bar at The White Lion public house in Colsterworth and with other raffle prizes being donated, this is going to be a great Remembrance Day! Brain child Debi Heath French came up with the idea to support the festival and the RBL (Royal British Leg...
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The Weeping Poppy Wall display is launched!

​Yesterday saw the launch of our fabulous Poppy Display in St John The Baptist Church, Colsterworth. All the poppies have been knitted by our local ladies, their family and friends and it is definitely worth a trip down to see them. With thanks to Mrs Jackie Taylor for collating the poppies and coming up with this idea which will raise funds for th...
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Poppy ladies gathering ideas for the wall

​The wall is all coming together and we are looking at a great launch, we have also landed on Facebook and we have our own page, Like, Share & Tag Friends NOW!!!  LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE  
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Remembrance Day 2019 update

Ticket sales for our Remembrance Hamper which is on the bar at the White Lion and holds just shy of £500 worth of goodies has raised nearly £200! Tickets cost £2.50 per strip or 3 strips for £5.00, please purchase some as this is to raise money for a great cause! CFOR would like to thank Mrs Helen Birch for her £50 donation to the fund, Helen purch...
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Remembrance Day Raffle - Local Goodies Hamper

We have launched a raffle of prizes which have been sourced locally from our village for our village and all in aid of our Festival of Remembrance. Brain child, Debi Heath French came up with the idea to support the event with a pot of money, going towards supporting the event happen. A donation to the Veterans Charity will be made from the proceed...
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The Colsterworth Wheeping Poppy Wall takes shape

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​The Poppy Ladies of Colsterworth got together today to carry on creating the lovely Weeping Poppy Wall which will take it's pride of place in the St John The Baptist Church, Colsterworth from the 1st weekend in October right up until Remembrance Day. Brain child, Mrs Jackie Taylor, came up with the idea and has gathered up so much support fro...
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CFoR Meeting

​There is a meeting being held with regards to the running and set up of our Festival of Remembrance Day at the White Lion on Sunday 1st September 2019 at 12:30hrs. We welcome ALL residents of our parish to attend and support in any way that you can. If you feel that you can offer some support & your time on the 10th November 2019 or you would ...
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101st Airborne Division - North Witham

​Mr Morris Taylor ex Royal Air Force and of Colsterworth, is leading the remembrance of 101st Airbourne & 82nd Airborne Division who flew from North Witham Airfield, as the first who landed on D-Day. Their job was to light up the landing zones for those who would be landing on the beaches. The Pathfinders of the 101st Airborne Division led the ...
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Festival of Remembrance 2018

 Photos courtesy of Mr Stuart Whitcombe
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Lest We Forget Village Bench

​Report by Tracey Davies - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. A commemorative bench has been unveiled in the grounds of the war memorial on Colsterworth High Street. The bench, which shows a silhouette of soldiers beside a field of poppies, was built and donated by Chris Kennedy, who made it at his Roll and Scroll workshop on Inner Street, Grantha...
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Poppy Wall inspired by Jackie Taylor

"Just a quick lay out, but the Poppy Wall is coming along. Enough to fill half of it and our lovey ladies are still knitting, we are sure it will look fantastic when it comes time to hang it. 👍 Thank you to the ladies for all hard work so far.  The Poppy Wall will be available to view from the 1st weekend in October 2019 at St John the Baptist...
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