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Dunholme Village


Background picture taken of havesting in a corn field on Honeyholes Lane August 2014

Dunholme has many organisations that are run by volunteers.  Being a comparatively large village, for Lincolnshire, there is a wide variety of sports and social activities.  Contacts are listed below:-


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Dunholme Indoor Bowls Club  October 2019

 Want to get some gentle exercise?

Want to socialise and make new friends?

We have the answer, come and play Indoor Bowls at Dunholme Indoor Bowls Club

 We are open every day and for a trial period for four hours on a Saturday 10-12 am and 12-2 pm.  You are very welcome to come along any Saturday at 10 am or 12 pm.  The Saturday morning sessions are proving very popular.  So, if you want to learn from scratch come along to the 12 pm session.  FREE tuition, shoes and bowls are available for your first three sessions.  If you find after your free sessions you enjoy bowling why not join the Club.  The cost for two hours fun is just £2.50. If you can't make a Saturday telephone the Club to book a FREE taster session.

The Club is also open for two hours on Sunday morning where you will be able to meet fellow members for a roll up.

The Club would welcome you as a new member and encourage you to take part in the fun leagues, competitions and leagues, we look forward to seeing you. For more information:

 Contact the Dunholme Indoor Bowls Club on: 01673 861683 or visit our website at:  Colin Barks - Club Administrator


Welton Imps Walking Football Club

 Now in its fourth year, WIWFC has now introduced a Friday afternoon session at Manor Park, Welton LN2 3PA. The idea is that this is a less competitive session than others that we run, which is aimed primarily for the over 65s but it is actually ideal for anyone over 50 who perhaps has had little opportunity to play sport recently, or is recovering from injury or illness, or simply wants to give walking football a go. The first session is free and subsequently £2 for each game played but there is no additional joining or annual fee charged for playing. Spectating is free as is learning the rules and code of conduct and maybe officiating when someone is accused of running. Jocular banter is welcomed from all who attend as are anecdotes of previous football experiences or sporting incidents that are of interest and hopefully amusing.


 Skill and fitness levels vary but that doesn't matter as the rules are designed to allow players at all levels and abilities to fully participate in the game. The emphasis is on football, fun, fitness and friendship in no particular order. In fact, there has been a lot of evidence of increased health benefits for those who play regularly as it is a good cardiovascular workout at a gentle pace. However, it is as much a social as a sporting activity with most of the players going back to Welton Sports and Social Club after each game for a chat and a drink. Social interaction is another aspect of health benefit that has been recognised as a retirement necessity. If you fancy any of this please come along on Fridays at 2:45pm for an hour on the all weather 3G pitch at Welton Manor Park, which has good car parking, changing facilities if required including toilets and no mud, training shoes or astro turf shoes are recommended, the rest of the attire is what suits you. We provide bibs to identify sides and of course FOOTBALLS. We also have first aid equipment if necessary including a defibrillator, which hopefully will never be required!

Tony Gillon


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The Dunholme Outdoor Bowls Club is situated between the village hall car park and the football ground.  It is owned by the parish Council but run by a committee of its members.


01673 860242

Dunholme Badminton Club

After many year of playing on a Thursday evening, Dunholme Badminton Club is moving to a Wednesday evening with effect from Wednesday 28th February. We play at Riseholme College, Showground Campus from 7 – 9pm at a cost of £3.50 per person. We welcome players of all ages and abilities, racquets can be provided. So why not go from couch to court! For further details contact Suzanne on 01673 866213.


Welton Table Tennis Club

Tuesday evenings  7.00pm – 9.00pm

We are a friendly club for all abilities and ages 8 to 80+ welcome. No Leagues we just play for fun.

At Welton & Dunholme Methodist Chapel ,  Cliff Road ,Welton

Have fun………Keep fit!!!  Contact John 01673 860823



Netball Success

William Farr U19 team were proclaimed District Champions at the end of the closely fought tournament on 16th October between William Farr, Branston Academy, LSST and Lincoln College with three teams being equal on points after the matches, so goal difference was the deciding factor. This saw William Farr and LSST representing Lincoln & Gainsborough District in the County round of National Schools U19s tournament held at Stamford on 6th November which was again another closely fought affair with William Farr achieving a draw against the eventual winners, Stamford High, and being placed third overall with the deciding factor between them and 2nd placed KGGS, Grantham coming down again to goal difference. This is the highest ever place achieved by a William Farr U19 team. Fantastic result girls – well done!!

Squad: Lucy Guest, Ella Thornton, (Washingboro’ Imps NC & Aspire Elite academy),Amy Robinson, Hannah Sandvig, Stacey Johnson (Louth NC), Georgia Charles (Brigg NC & Aspire Elite academy), Alice Lawrence, Capt (Brigg NC & Aspire Elite academy), Ella Charles (Brigg NC & Aspire Elite academy),  and Emily Stones (not pictured). 

For further details – please contact Vanessa on 07836 598027 or

Further congratulations are also extended to the following William Farr pupils: - Marcy Talkes, (Lincoln City Netball Club) on selection for County U13 Performance Academy, and also to Alice Lawrence for further selection into Loughborough Lightning U17 competition squad.

Local girl, Iris Hutchinson from Ingham (Washingborough Imps NC) has also successfully trialled for the County U13 Performance Academy and still only in Yr 6. Well done Iris!

 The  Vitality Netball Nations Cup is being played in January 2020, the first International match on home soil for the England ‘Vitality Roses’ since the Netball World Cup.  Matches are being played in Nottingham and Birmingham as well as London.You can see them play New Zealand, South Africa and Jamaica Be there!! Tickets from £15.00!! (Yes that’s right – fifteen!!) How’s that for value?!

 If you or your child are interested in joining a club or if the Jambusters WI are wanting to ‘get a wiggle on’ - Brigg Netball Club accommodates players from all ages and abilities - age 6 – right up to ‘Back to Netball’ and  Walking Netballers, supporting a number of Junior and Senior County and Regional teams across multiple age groups.

For further details – please contact Vanessa on 07836 598027 or