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.

 

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Cowbit Village Website - LAST UPDATE 22nd April 2014

The new Cowbit broadband upgrade is complete

 

Statement form OnLincolnshire:

 

We  have just had a further update from BT Openreach to confirm that the cabinet in Cowbit (MOULTON CHAPEL 2) is now ready for service (RFS); I have double checked on the BT wholesale availability checker which also states that FTTC is available in Cowbit.

Because BT's network is an open access network and regulated by OFCOM; BT are required to inform all internet service providers of the availability of services. This process can take up to 2 weeks.

 

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Cowbit Post Office Opened

 

Cowbit’s new Outreach Post Office service was officially opened by  local member of Parliament for South Holland and the Deepings john Hayes MP on Friday March 14. In his short speech John Hayes stressed the importance of maintaining local facilities  of this kind, and confirmed his commitment to supporting same.

 

The outreach post office operates from Cowbit Village Hall on Tuesdays from 2.00pm to 4.00pm and Thursdays from 11.00am-1.00pm. 

Ye Olde Dun Cow

Ye Olde Dun Cow

 

As may would have seen on the Cowbit Village facebook group page that the Ye Olde Dun Cow has now been demolished by Market Homes. Many residents have expressed that they are not very happy with the building being pulled down and closing the path alongside the pub without notice or warning.

 

More photos are in the Village Photo Gallery

YE OLDE DUN COW CAMPAIGN STATEMENT - 5th March 2014
 
Ye Olde Dun Cow is still registered on the Assets of Community Value Register under the Localism Act 2011. Any development must first include a public house in the village, as stated by the SHDC Planning Department and Committee. The planned Brewer’s Fayre does not fulfil this requirement and the new planned Premier Inn will only increase the viability of a public house in Cowbit by an increased footfall in the area. The hope of Market Homes is to divide the residents of Cowbit and their argument will no doubt be “What Pub? There is no Asset”. Whilst demolishing Ye Olde Dun Cow, and the 500 years of history it held, Market Homes are also legally contesting the registering of Ye Olde Dun Cow as an Asset of Community Value. Market Homes do not want a pub there and they have no interest of putting a pub in the village. It is also important to note that there was no public Structural Engineers Report to say that the building was not structurally sound. On the contrary there was a report from a Structural Engineer in November 2012 stating that the building could be made safe pending development plans. This is, in the Campaign’s opinion, just an effort by Market Homes to make the site into a building site to make people believe that the fight is over. It is not.

THE CAMPAIGN TO SAVE YE OLDE DUN COW 

 

As you all know, The Campaign has been working tirelessly, on behalf of Cowbit Village Residents and Friends, to save Ye Olde Dun Cow from development into housing. We now need your support, by way of donations, to raise a start-up fund of £500, which will enable us to attract additional funding to step up our efforts to re-instate the pub as a social hub for the village. The Campaign is currently funded by the Campaign Members.  Any additional financial help, no matter how big or small, would be thankfully received.  Please contact us for further details on duncowcampaign@gmail.com.

 

Amount Raised So Far £300.  Thank you

 

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Messy Church at the village hall on Friday 16th May 2014 after school.

 

 

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