Cowbit village is a small and tight-knit community, having a population of around 1220 people. Cowbit has its own local school, shop and garage and is perfectly placed in a rural setting, being only 2 miles from Spalding and 16 miles from Peterborough.

 

Please use this site to gain information on local news, events, local businesses, clubs and societies in Cowbit village, and if you would like to promote your own local charity, business or event, please do contact us, so that we can help you make it a success.

 

Finally, we invite you to look at our photo gallery which gives you a flavour of our truly remarkable village, both past and present. If you have photos you would like to contribute to the site, please contact us.

Cowbit Village Website - LAST UPDATE 16th June 2018

Garden Party for Cowbit Senior Citizens was a success!
 
  3 years ago, I helped at the first ever Christmas party for Cowbit seniors and was inspired to organise a garden party for them in the summer, with a traditional afternoon tea. As Andy and I have been renovating “Oakleigh” since we moved in 6 years ago, it has been put off until we were finished. As we feel privileged enough to have a lovely big garden, it is crying out to be shared.
  Thankfully, the sun shone down on us on Sunday 13th May, when 26 guests enjoyed a traditional afternoon tea on a beautiful May afternoon. After putting out a plea for bakers on the village Facebook page, we were inundated with offers! Many thanks to all those villagers who baked or made a contribution. The tiered cake stands on each table looked fabulous!
  Whilst guests chatted to friends they hadn’t seen in a while and reminisced about “this old house”, they were entertained with a variety of tunes from the 40’s upwards, played by Holbech Brass Band. 25 members in fact! I’m sure many villagers on Stonegate were able to enjoy those sounds from their gardens too! Many thanks to Chris Elliotts’s business for sponsoring the Band.
  We would like to thank so many people for all their help to make the afternoon such a success:
The Village Hall Social Events Committee, members of St. Mary’s Church, and other “Cowbiteers”,  all helped us to pull together as a community. Thanks to all those who used their braun to transport the tables and chairs from the Hall, the waitressing, sandwich makers, cake bakers, washer-uppers, and drivers to enable all those with mobility problems to be transported. 
Thanks to Gerald for tidying up the front garden to look lovely and to all our helpers who weeded, transported, served and washed up. Thanks to Colin for providing the tea, coffee and table cloths and to Helen Holmes for making the beautiful flower table decorations.
All in all, a great community social event, so with your help, Cowbit, we hope to do the same next year! 
 
 
Many thanks,
 
Kind regards,
 
Marian Gaylor

Village Hall 

 

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