The Brownlow Arms at Hough on the Hill is now open for Friday and Saturday dinner service, as well as Sunday lunches (booking essential). It’s also open for drinks, inside and out, table service only, from Tuesday to Thursday 5.30 to 9.00pm.
The shop at The Thorold has re-opened, with at least two deliveries of fresh-baked bread each week as well as locally produced sausage rolls, bacon and meat pies. Opening hours below. And don’t forget – the Outreach Post Office is open in the pub every Wednesday 0930-1200.
The Thorold, Marston (formerly the The Thorold Arms) re-opened on 30th Nov 2019 as a community-owned pub. It is open from midday every day (www.thethorold.co.uk). Shares in the pub and associated shop (opening soon) are still available here. There will be an outreach post office in the pub every Wednesday morning (9.30-12.30) fom 11 Dec 19.
On about 16th April 2019 the lead was stolen from the chancel roof at All Saints Church, Hough on the Hill. The PCC is assessing the damage and appealing to the local community to be vigilant about the lead remaining on the church. Any suspicious activity in the vicinity of the church should be reported to the Police on 999 or 101 as appropriate. Or alert the church wardens, Jill Lewis and John Lord.
The road betwen Brandon and Stubton is due to be closed ‘as required’ for Anglian Water works between 9th and 12th January (500m stretch between Lodge Farm and the first bend). Signs will detail the actual closure times. ‘Adequate arrangements will be made to enable pedestrians to access premises in the affected area while works progress’.