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Paul The Fish Man Pickworth Press

The weekly fish van from Grimsby

Pickworth Press, the local newsletter

Like so many small villages, Pickworth has lost some of its traditional facilities: its school, post office, shop and pub;  but these are to be found in larger neighbouring villages, and we also have some visiting services, such as milk, fish, coal, oil, papers, and a monthly library van.

  • Primary schools:  Ropsley, Osbournby, Lenton/Ingoldsby.
  • Secondary schools:  Sleaford, Grantham, Billingborough, Corby Glen.
  • Post Offices:  Folkingham, Osbournby, Billingborough, Ropsley.
  • Shops:  Village stores at Folkingham and Billingborough, Farm Shop at Folkingham.
  • Doctors’ surgeries:  Billingborough, Corby Glen.
  • Vets:  Sleaford, Londonthorpe.
  • Pickworth Press: this is the monthly newsletter with news and information about Village activities, etc.
  • Village Hall Activities
    Wednesday 10 am – 12.30 pm Fortnightly Computing Sessions Joe Seddon 497681
    Mondays 10 - 12 Coffee Morning Diane Roberts 497832
    2nd Wednesday in Month 2 pm Pickworth Local History Group Norman Whiting 497291
    Regular Village Events
    May Fair 2nd Saturday in May at Church (Usually 12 til 3 pm) Garden plants, various stalls, refreshments etc. Fund raising for St Andrew’s Church
    Craft Fair Village Hall in November Local Craft fair – Candles, Jams, Paintings, Christmas Cards, Honey etc
    Harvest Tea Village Hall October
    McMillan Nurses Coffee Morning Village Hall September
    Village Hall Hire Diane Roberts 497832
    Pickworth Press Village monthly newsletter
    The Voice A 3 monthly church newsletter giving details of services etc.
    Guide to local shops & services
    ALDI Grantham Sleaford
    ASDA Grantham
    B & Q Grantham
    Builder (Small Jobs) Paul Harwood, Corby Glen 01476 550054 Mobile 07931 541 478
    Bus Service Very limited. Outside the village 1130 am to Grantham
    Catholic Church Corby Glen
    Chiropodist (Mobile) Michael Willmott 01529 240127
    Church of England Rev Charlie Robertson (Folkingham) 01529 497617
    Church of England Pickworth Church Warden Jenny Seddon, Christian Collett 01529 497681
    Coal Cockrams 01775 840561
    Coal Or Pocklingtons 01529 460241
    Comet Grantham
    Council Websites www.skdc.com
    Council Websites www.lincolnshire.gov.uk
    Council Websites www.southkesteven.gov.uk
    Downtown Grantham (A1) Garden Centre, Furnishings, Appliances etc
    Firewood Logs, Kindling and Coal David Guy Firewood
    01476 585775
    First Aid Training Shield First Aid www.shieldfirstaid.co.uk
    Fishmonger (Mobile) Paul’s Fresh Grimbsby Fish Delivered Mondays pm 01469 569773 or 07933 005861
    Folkingham Fine Foods Groceries, Newspapers, Excellent delicatessen
    Green Waste Wednesdays following Black Bin collection
    Guides & Brownies 0800 169 5901
    Hairdresser Mobile Erika Cook 01529 241164 Mobile 07946 209014
    Hansens (Chocolatier) Folkingham
    Homebase Sleaford
    Lawnmower Services Pilgrim Mowers & Service 01529 240820
    Library Mobile 4 weekly on Monday outside “Old Post Office” 12.15
    LIDL Grantham Sleaford
    Methodist Rev Gillian Riley (Osbournby) 01529 302289
    Milk Deliveries Pinchbeck Dairies Monday, Wednesday and Friday 01775 722964
    Neighbourhood Watch Tony Machin 01529 497060
    Newspapers Jenny Clements delivers Saturday & Sundays + Weeklies 01476 585218
    Oil (Heating) Chandlers 01476 576200
    Parliamentary MP Nicholas Boles Conservative
    Petrol Nearest is Tesco on roundabout entering Bourne (24 hours)
    Police Grantham 01476 562501
    Police Sleaford 01529 302420
    Post Office Folkingham & Billingborough
    Pub Fortescue Arms Billingborough
    Pub New Inn Folkingham – Also restaurant
    Pub Robin Hood & Little John Aslackby
    Pub Tally Ho Main road to Sleaford
    Pub The Griffin Irnham
    Pub Welby Arms Welby
    Recycling facilities SLEAFORD
    Recycling facilities BOURNE Recycling site 01522 553009
    Rubbish Collection Mondays am (alternate weeks for recycled rubbish and general rubbish) 01476 406279 or 01476 406080 Bulk Items
    Sainsbury Grantham, Bourne and Sleaford
    Scouts Sleaford (St Denys’s) 01526 833383 0845 300 1818 for other troops
    Sleaford & District Furniture Recycling Project Donate furniture and household items not wanted. 01529 307060
    Tesco Sleaford & Bourne
    Veterinary Care Bourne 01778 422863
    Veterinary Care Quarrington, Sleaford 01529 307878
    Veterinary Care Kirks Vets, Sleaford 01529 303344
    Veterinary Care Kirks Vets, Grantham 01476 567774
    Wickes Building Supplies Grantham


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