Winteringham Parish Council

Winteringham: “One of the most beautiful of all English villages” - C E Trimmer             Banner photograph by Alan Kitchen © 2011
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Next Parish Council Meeting: 2nd Sep 7:30pm     Update: 6,444 at 7:40 am Wednesday 20th August 2014


Programme now published & available here
For latest News, see Music and Arts Festival page, here
advert on this page here; Check Village Diary on this page


The Parish Clerk’s introduction to Winteringham
click here

Winteringham Walks Parish Paths more...


Met Office
Severe Weather
Warnings Webpage

Floodline: 0845 988 1188

Weather Chart

Alan’s Winteringham Weather website

Click for Leconfield, United Kingdom Forecast

On other Winteringham websites ...
(Click Icons to go to each website)

Taking the Waters

History site
Latest Uploads:
Marriages, Roll of Honour 1914-1919, We Will Remember Them

Taking the Waters
History Photos
Latest Upload:
West End, (pre 1907)

Winteringham Recipes
Latest Recipe
Christine Hammond
Date Squares

Chapel Newsheet

Latest Chapel News
Week Beginning:
17th August

Winteringham Camera Club

Camera Club Latest Report,
by Sandi Johnson
August 2014

Winteringham First Team v White Hart

Winteringham FC
WFC 2 - 7 Trentside Rangers

Winteringham First Team v White Hart

Winteringham Video site
Latest uploads:
Haven Bridge

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Winteringham Modern Photos Archive site
Latest upload
World War I Commemoration

Winteringham First Team v White Hart

What the Papers Have Said about Winteringham
Archive now from
July 2004
April 2014

Bay Horse Inn, Winteringham

Kay CD conversion advert

Simon Cook Plumbing & Heating Ltd
62 West End
01724 732604
mobile 07702648958

All plumbing and heating work undertaken, free quotations, gas safe registered, no job too small or large.

Winteringham All Saints Church
Enquiries for baptisms, weddings & funerals ... please contact
Rev Alice Nunn
The Vicarage
High Street
01724 732262

Normal pattern of services at Winteringham Church:

1st Sunday in month:
10:45 Holy communion
3rd Sunday in month
9:15 Holy Communion
4th Sunday in month
6pm Evening Holy Communion
For second Sunday - please ask for details of other churches in the group.
When a fifth Sunday occurs a 10:30 am Group Service will be held at one of ...
Alkborough, Appleby, Burton, Flixborough, West Halton, Winteringham, Winterton or Whitton
Time and venue may change for Mothering Sunday, Easter, Harvest, Christmas, etc.

Joanna Blackburn Art
Joanna Blackburn Art

Can we help?
If you have anything that you wish to have publicised in Winteringham, let us know and we’ll do all we can to help, and it’s all free!
Just contact us

Picture of the Day

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The Camera Club’s August Photoslot winners have been announced, and will be featured here over the coming week - although you can see them all now on the Camera Club website.  Here’s “On the River” by John Drewery, which was 3rd.


Poem of the Day




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Brothers Charles Albert Ogg (seated) and his brother Harold, both of whom fought in the Great War.  Charles Albert was killed, and is named on our memorial at Gate End.  Photograph kindly supplied by Elaine Harrison (nee Ogg).

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Feeding Sammy Snake!

The Chapel “Feeding Sammy Snake” water event was a huge success.  Here, members of the Chapel take part with over 100 raised on the night, with further money still coming in!

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With the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster in the news recently when its Canadian companion flew in for a summer of displays, Jamie Crowston took these pics of it at the recent Cleethorpes Air Show.

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Village Calendar

For additional information on events, click on the fly-out box.

Organisations: If you have an event planned, or a regular meeting that you would like placed on the calendar above, please contact the website here.  Alternatively, contact Kay Ashberry, 4, Back Lane.

Note: If you have set your computer’s security settings to “highest” the calendar may not show.




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Christine Hammond, Parish Clerk
Parish Council Minutes for July more...
Parish Council Report for August more...

Weather Records

Alan Kitchen’s Weather Records
July Records

Winteringham Newsletter - Jason Donovan at the Butchers

Winteringham Newsletter for Exiles!
The June 2014 village newsletter has now been delivered to all the houses in Winteringham, but especially for exiles, here’s the full electronic version!

more ...



Flyer's NLLR Poster

Drive a Train from Winteringham on the North Lindsey Light Railway!  (Requires the commercial program “Railworks”)

Next update now including the Flixborough and John Lysaght’s branch is now available.  Check the new website for further information.  The file for North Lincolnshire is FREE.  There will be a further update in the next few weeks which will feature the scenery around Grimsby-Immingham Light Railway.

The line in videos:

See the YouTube video here

There’s now a second YouTube video here.

.... And a 3rd video here.

The file for this railworks route is now available on UK Train Simulator website, as well as via “Skydrive.” 


Metal detecting - offer


Lorraine’s YEAR of Fund-raising!

This year I have decided to raise money for the RSPCA and I have raised the bar!!!! I am aiming to do  a whole year of events (my poor mum & Paul)  here's the list so far ..

May 2014 20k walk
May 2014 Santa Barbara half marathon
May 2014 Hoover Dam sky dive
June 2014 hull 10k
June 2014 5k open water swim lake Windermere
June 2014 3 peaks

August 2014 tough mudder
September 2014 10 Peaks
March 2015 Mt Kilimanjaro

I am funding all of these myself and would be forever grateful if you sponsor me & pass this on to all animal lovers out there.



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Winterton Lions website
Click here, or the logo




Our own Marie Celeste!

The sea-going ketch “Aimwell” was built at the yard of Routh and Waddingham on the Haven, and launched in 1883.  Plans of her have appeared in books, and there is a model of her in a Hull museum.  Her name came from a Derby winner, and she shared it with several other boats and ships, some sail, and some steam.

But she shared a fate similar to the Marie Celeste.

In 1919, she had sailed from Newcastle, bound for Goole with sulphur ore, her captain on this occasion missing the trip, and travelling to Goole to meet her there.

However, when the trading steamer Clara on route between Antwerp and Goole came upon her near the Dungeon Lightship, she was sitting low in the water.  The mate and two sailors from the Clara boarded her .... to discover there was no-one on board!  The Clara searched for any sign of the crew over a large distance of sea around the vessel, but found no-one!  She then took the Aimwell in tow, despite the leak in the old ketch, but after 10 or 11 sea-miles the Aimwell suddenly keeled over and sank, leaving the Clara forced to cut the heavy tow rope.


As for the crew of the Aimwell .... we have no idea as to their fate ......



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For larger version, please click here

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For larger version, including details of Alkborough Choir, please visit the Festival Page here


Festival receives huge Boost!

North Lincolnshire Council have awarded the Winteringham Music and Arts Festival a grant of



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Follow Elias William Field’s WWI Twitter



Parish Council Meeting: Report and July’s Minutes online




Primary School gets new website

Click here, or on the icon

See the School’s promotional video on YouTube, here


Can you help Amy with her research dissertation on flooding in Winteringham and district?

To see her survey, please click here.

If you would prefer a face to face interview, please click the above link, and click on “Contact Us”


Lorraine’s Fantastic Year ... Fund-raising all over the world!  See account on this page!


“Britain from Above” gets closer!

Britain from above shows aerial photos taken from all over the UK, between 1919 and 1953.  Recently added to the website are photos of Winterton and Roxby - but not Winteringham (yet).

There are two aerial photos of a boat off Winteringham.  To find them on the BFA website, search for “Brough.”  Whitton Lightship is also on the site.

To go to the site, click here


Village events Calendar here


Winteringham’s “Marie Celeste”

Click here for the story


WFC 2 v 7 Trentside Rangers


Alan’s July Weather Records



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On this Day in Winteringham

Bay Horse Inquest
An inquest held at the Bay Horse on the body of Thomas Gallayhir of Hull, who was accidentally drowned at Hull on 28th July by the upsetting of a boat, had been picked up on Winteringham shore in a very decomposed state, but was identified by his friends.

Almost there!

Laying railway lines in Cliff.

No Lights, No Stop!

Ernest Burton (Button?) a farmer of Winteringham, was fined 5 for riding a motorcycle without lights and failing to stop at a constable's signal.



The Monday Mystery
Monday Mystery

An occasional series
Click here for a larger picture, and the solution to last week's poser!

Correct answers for this week’s mystery (above) so far ...


Lost and Found
Number 98

Lost and Found Picture

We test your knowledge of items dug up from the past - usually from the fields around the village!
more ...
Correct answers so far ...

    What the Papers Say
     Latest ... Click here
    19th August 2014

    Colin McGurran's Winteringham Fields expansion approved

     Scunthorpe Telegraph

    To search the news archive from July 2004 to the present click here.

The Sunday
Winteringham Fact:

Number 423
When Did the Great War End?

The Gate End War Memorial gives the dates 1914-1919 - NOT 1918.  Though most show 1918, quite a few also give 1919 as the end of the war.  Some even go as far as 1921!  The decisions on dates and who to include were made by locals, there is no "right" or "wrong" way, and no national directive.


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South Side or Southside?

You can find many of our past facts
together with some included in the Hull Packet 150 years ago!

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Newsletter November 2011

The Village Newsletter
Every June & November

Tetney to Winteringham Haven, on Youtube here

(from Ferriby Sluice to Winteringham Haven starts at about 26 minutes into the video)


The Legend of King Arthur ... did he fight a major battle at Winteringham?

A new academic paper suggests he just might have done so!


Help write the NEW Guide to Winteringham - on the centenary of the 1912 Guide to Winteringham by CE Trimmer, and the
1,000th anniversary of the Viking Raid!  Click here for details

On YouTube: Read’s Island in the sixties!  (Very short video).

See a very distant view of Winteringham and Read’s Island from the air in 1926, here

NLLR simulation: Latest update v8d has now been uploaded



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