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Carriageway Surface Dressing – B6480 Wennington Road and Hornby Road

During June 2017 carriageway surface dressing works will take place on Wennington Road and Hornby Road, between Lancaster Road and Marshes Bridge.

The work will be carried out by a private contractor and is anticipated to take 2 days but as the process is weather dependant, specific dates and times cannot be given. Therefore, notice boards will be placed along this route prior to the work commencing.

The relevant lengths of Wennington Road and Hornby Road will be closed only for the duration of the process so that the works can be carried out safely and efficiently. However, access will be maintained when and where possible for residents and businesses.

Carriageway Surface Dressing – A683 Melling Road

During June 2017 carriageway surface dressing works will take place on Melling Road, between Holly Bank and Gressingham Road.

The work will be carried out by a private contractor and is anticipated to take 1 day but as the process is weather dependant, specific dates and times cannot be given. Therefore, notice boards will be placed along this route prior to the work commencing.

Public Meeting to Save Hornby Swimming Pool

The Lune Valley Community Society will be holding it’s next Public Meeting to ‘Save Hornby Swimming Pool’  on Monday 5th of May at 7pm in Hornby Village Institute.

Please come along and show your support for this valuable Lune Valley asset, which Lancaster City Council have decided is no longer financially ‘viable’.

B4RN for Hornby, Claughton and Farleton – May Update

We’ve continued to make excellent progress in the South of Hornby this month.  All Station Road properties that have requested a connection have now had boxes installed, duct connected back to the chamber and fibre blown.  Duct has also been installed and blown to 7 properties on Strands Farm Court.  B4RN has blown core fibre to both the Strands Farm Court and Main Street chambers but we are waiting for them to fuse the properties.

Great progress has also been made behind Main Street West with duct now installed between the chamber and 1 to 23 Main St.  Also, the dig to the wall of the Castle Inn has been completed and next we will install black duct for the Hotel & Lingard properties.  Finally, work is in progress to plan and get wayleaves for the other two remaining parts of Hornby:  the remainder of Strands Farm Court and Hornby Hall Close East

Please email b4rn4hornby@gmail.com for further information about the rollout in Hornby and Farleton.

Concert St. Margaret’s Church, Hornby – 6th May

Gathered Voices, a community choir based in Morecambe, is performing at St. Margaret’s Church on Saturday 6th May at 7.00 pm. This a cappela choir has about 50 members and has been singing together since 2001 under the musical direction of Jeff Borradaile. The choir has a variety of music to offer from gospel, folk and songs from the shows.

We hope that the new Hornby singing group will have the opportunity to show what the have been doing over the last few months by performing a couple of songs during the evening

Refreshments will be served after the Concert which is Free with a retiring collection.

A Celebration of Simon and Garfunkel – Performed Live by Tim Chu and Ian Baily

Tim and Ian are very talented and experienced singer song-writers, well known throughout the northwest for their performance of the music of Simon and Garfunkel and we are delighted that they will be at Hornby Village Institute, Main Street, Hornby on Friday 9th June: Doors open 7.15pm show starts 8.00pm. Car parking available

This is a concert not to be missed and as this duo have a large following it is advisable to buy tickets well in advance.

Tickets £12.00 from the Institute available Monday to Saturday 10.00 -12 noon or to order 015242 22227 or from ticketweb.co.uk/event/272575

Hornby Signers – May Meetings

How time flies: We are very nearly one year old! The singing group started in May last year with the intention of meeting once a month for a singalong. However the individuals who came wanted more, so we moved to alternate weeks and then in September added an evening group to enable those who go out to work to come and sing. Now we have a singing group every week either in the afternoon or evening

Currently we have about 20 members some of whom have been in other singing groups/choirs but for a number of people this is the first time they have ventured into the ‘land of song’ . Our musical director Dan Adams keeps us busy and at present we are practising one or two songs to sing as part of the Gathered Voices concert on the 6th May in St. Margaret’s Church at 7.00pm

May Meetings:
Evenings 7.00pm – 9.00pm: 2nd 16th, 30th
Afternoon 9th, 23rd 1.30pm -3.30pm

For further information call 015242 21449