St Nicholas Church
In 2011 St.Nicholas Church in Walcot was targeted by a gang of Lithuanian thieves who stole approximately three tonnes of lead from the lower roof. Considered Britain's most prolific church lead theft gang, they were jailed in 2012 for a total of more than two decades. They were found guilty of lead theft from 20 churches across Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.
After insurance claims and grants, this has left the small village of Walcot (approximately 18 houses) short of £10,000 to get the roof repaired.
This website has been set up to raise awareness of the historical importance of St Nicholas Church and to promote fundraising efforts to help repair the roof and maintain this significant landmark for future generations.
Planning permission was granted in July 2013 and work has now finished to repair the lower roof but we still need to raise much needed funds to pay for all the work!
Sadly, in August 2016, Walcot was targeted again and more lead was stolen from the upper roof of the church. Other local churches including Lenton, Newton and Kirkby La Thorpe also had lead stolen. Unfortunately, this means more repairs and more cost for all of these small Lincolnshire villages. Repairs begin again on St Nicholas church in Walcot in April 2018.
Second Hand Clothes Collection
Next pick up is: Spring 2018
Please save up your adult and children's second hand clothes, shoes & handbags. (no duvets, bric-a-brac or curtains please). Leave in the garage at The Grange, Walcot. We receive £400 per tonne collected.
Remember to collect your old mobile phones & inkjet cartridges and pop them in the box in the Church. Next collection: Spring 2018
(no laser or toner cartridges please)
Yoga Classes in Walcot!
Bev from Harmony Yoga runs a class in Walcot every Monday at 7.30-8.45pm. A great way to improve strength and flexibility. See more details HERE
and join us for a FREE trial!
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Parish Services & Events
Click HERE to view all the parish services, diary of upcoming events in the Parish and regular events.