AS many local children start their first days of school, we take a look back to September 2001 - when young News reporter Tom Carlisle started secondary school.
l TOWN Traders ‘Marooned’. Similarly to roadworks currently taking place this month, many of Horncastle’s stores were badly affected by changes to the Market Place.
Perkins Newsagents felt particularly affected as regular customers often went elsewhere to avoid the hassle and hazard of negotiating an unfinished footpath.
Market traders were also moved into St. Lawrence Street car park for the duration of the work.
There was also a concern that if traders chose not to take up their stalls on the temporary site that they would lose their permanent pitches on the Market Place.
l HORNCASTLE Playing Fields Management Committee was set to receive a £25,000 boost from the district council on condition it was successful in its bid for lottery funding.
l IT was announced that Horncastle County Primary School was to be allocated a new classroom to keep class sizes down.
l PLANS to build a block of flats on the former Spraycare site in Woodhall Spa provoked strong objections from the parish council.
Councillors discussed the planning application by Brown Butlin Group Ltd for 35 flats off Albany Road.
l HORNCASTLE Lions gave up their time to tackle jobs, including completely relaying the floor. at the Scout’s headquarters on Coronation Walk.
l A TEAM from St. Mary’s Church, Horncastle, set off on a 43–mile bike ride around 24 village churches to raise money for their own and the Lincolnshire Old Churches Trust.
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Weather for Horncastle
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Temperature: 12 C to 23 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 12 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: North east