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Congratulations To Wrawby Community Choir


Wrawby Community Choir were awarded a distinction and a trophy in their category at the recent Brigg Musical Festival held at St John’s Church in the town.

To achieve their win the choir sang Ave Verum Corpus and a medley of songs from the hit musical Les Miserables.

Parish Council Vacancy - Notice of Co-Option

Notice of Co-Option In Office of Parish Councillors

Parish of Wrawby

Notice is hereby given that due to the Town and Parish elections on 2nd May 2019, the Parish Council has one vacancy which can be filled by co-option.

A period of 35 days from May 2nd 2019 is now given to fill this position which is Monday 24th June 2019.

If you are interested in applying for co-option on to the Parish Council, please contact the Parish Clerk, Mr.G.D.Foster ACIB at 01652651250 or email this address for further information.

Any applications will be considered at the next Full Meeting of the Council to be held Wrawby Village Hall on July 2nd 2019.

Anthia Taylor Deputy Returning Officer

Dated 9th May 2019

Church Square House 30-40 High Street, Scunthorpe, N.Lincs DN15 6NL

Wrawby Horticultural Society Show

This year’s show will take place on Sunday 11th August at Wrawby Village Hall.

There are classes for everyone:

  • Open vegetables and fruit - including a village novice class, Open flowers
  • Floral Art: Class 48 – table decoration - open arrangement no larger than 24” square, Class 49 petite – open arrangement size min 7” max 10”
  • Photography: this year for the adults section, Class 75 - Seasons, and Class 76 – Nature
  • Open cookery including cooking disaster
  • Open handicrafts to be made within the last 12 months

The children’s section has lots of classes including:

  • Drawing or painting - The Farmyard
  • Handicrafts - decorating biscuits, farm vehicle made from building bricks, Wrawbysaurus, and lots more.
  • Children’s Photography - On The Farm

New for this year is the Homebrew beer and wine class!

Get growing, crafting, snapping, brewing and planning for this traditional village event.

Rev. Marian Toyne

The Revd Marian Toyne, a former Wrawby resident for over 20 years, has been appointed Rector of the Woldmoor Group. This neighbouring group of parishes includes the villages of North Kelsey, South Kelsey, Nettleton together with the smaller communities of Holton-le-Moor, Thornton-le-Moor, Usselby, North Owersby and Kirkby with Kingerby - 8 churches and 3,000 population.

Marian spent 30 years in Education. She was Head of R.E. at Sir John Nelthorpe School, Brigg from 1986 to 2001. She joined the Advisory Team of North Lincolnshire LEA, where her responsibilities covered Drug Education, PSHCE (Personal and Social, Health and Citizenship), RE, Spirituality and Collective Worship, and Humanities. She became an independent consultant in 2011, and ran a Behavioural Unit at Riddings Junior School until June 2011, when she became Head of Humanities at Outwood Academy, Brumby until 2016.

Following a call to the ordained ministry Marian, already a graduate of Exeter University, trained at Lincoln School of Theology from 2011-14 and graduated from Lincoln University with her second degree in Theology. She was ordained Deacon in 2014 and Priest in 2015 – initially as a self-supporting minister and later as full-time curate of St Lawrence’s and All Saints’, Scunthorpe with pastoral and liturgical responsibiity for both churches during the recent interregnum.

Marian and her husband, Dee, who were married in 1989, will shortly move to North Kelsey rectory. She will be licensed at 7 p.m. on Thursday 6th June in South Kelsey church by the Bishop of Grimsby. Please remember them in your prayers.