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 24th Nov 2014
COWBIT CHURCH CLOCK APPEAL
Don't stop the clock on Cowbit church !! You will probably have noticed that it is not working.
£10,500 is required for essential repair and improvement. Of that, part has been donated by local council, our dedicated team is working to secure funding from charities and the lottery, but we shall not achieve our target without help from individuals and businesses in the local community.
If you have enjoyed the presence of a functioning clock, however accurate, in your village, want to ensure its continued survival, want to ensure you're on time for your christening, wedding, worship, or whatever, and would like to contribute to our fund please bring your contribution in the envelope provided to church on our Open Day---Sunday 7 Dec. 2pm-5pm
Alternatively it can be left with:
Mary Haresign. 108 Barrier Bank
Pauline Start. 29 Stonegate
Val Day. 188 Barrier Bank
or placed in the designated box in our village shop
Cowbit Village Hall open evening
Cowbit Village Hall committee are holding an open evening at the Village Hall on Friday December 5, starting at 7.00pm.
This is to show villagers and others the changes that have been made within the hall over the past few months and to get opinions/feedback on other proposed improvements. Free food will be on offer, and there will also be a bar.
The lucky winner of the £200 Christmas prize in the village hall draw will also be drawn, and tickets for the 2015 event will be on sale too. As an added incentive, anyone who buys their 2015 draw ticket at this event will be entitled to a free drink at the bar.
Open Day at Saint Mary’s Church in Cowbit
Sunday, 7 December, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Come and see your church! There will be refreshments, craft stalls, activities for children, and music, from amongst others, the children of Cowbit Saint Mary’s School. While here you can also learn about some exciting new ideas we have for our church building. So come along and see your village’s church, meet those of us who worship here, and enjoy some food and music.
Everyone is welcome.
School Open Morning
Open morning for Cowbit school is 25th Nov, 9.30 till 11.30. If you have pre-school children come and have a look around, it's a great little school.
Cowbit School Xmas Fair
Cowbit School Xmas fair is on Thursday 11th Dec, 2.30 till 4.30 at the school. Please come and support us. There will be lots of stalls, games and even Santa!
Backgate housing Development
An application for 37 houses on the site off Backgate, Cowbit has now been submitted by Savills on behalf of Ashley King Developments
The application does not include the shop that was on the original plans on display at the village hall on 24th January 2014.
The plans can be viewed at the link below and anyone can add any comments on the SHDC planning application page until Dec 17th.
Click here to view the plans, ref number is H01-0776-14
This is the new plan for the 37 homes off Backgate in Cowbit.
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New Years Eve
Tickets are selling fast for this year’s party at Cowbit Village Hall, priced at £5 each you can get yours via the CowbitVillage facebook page
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