Tallington Home Page

The Village of Tallington in Lincolnshire

On the A16, midway between Stamford and Market Deeping and
 on the East Coast Main Line between Grantham & Peterborough, and well known for its notorious level crossing!

The Tallington Information website is owned and edited by Ken Otter, a village resident and a member of a family that can trace its lineage back to the mid 1600’s in Tallington. It has over 120 pages which are live and updated regularly. More graphics and photographs will be introduced as required to give you a more in-depth view of our village.

This website was updated on the 8th February 2013
As this website was highly critical of the previous Parish Council’s actions nothing was written for 18 months to allow the new Parish Council time to settle and deal with many outstanding issues. Now that I am no longer a Parish Councillor, the time has come to resurrect a watching brief, as various issues seem once again to be in need of comment.

Bypass Update

Please use the Level Crossing links alongside or click here to see the Latest News and then consider which is best for Tallington.

Thank you. Ken Otter

The 'What's On' page usually has the current list of events,
so please look again regularly!

This link will take you to the official Lincolnshire Government’s
Tallington Parish Council website: parishes.lincolnshire.gov.uk/Tallington

For other local village links:-
Click here for the Uffington website which has more about
local schools.
The 7 local C.of E. churches can be viewed at

West Deeping Parish Council also have a website here.

Just click on any underlined link or coloured button
to see what information is available. Responsibility cannot be held for content on any other website linked to from this one. Please see the disclaimer on the About... page for further details, thank you.

If you have any photos or articles you would like to add, please send them to the editor@tallington.info


The information below is copied from February’s Tower & Spires

Church Flowers
3rd February - Mrs C Bamford
10th February - Mrs A Knox
17th/24th February - Lent

The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2012: Barbara and John Smith once again would like to express their thanks for the generosity of those who kindly gave to their collection. The amount raised was £272.00. Many thanks to you all. We both wish you a very happy new year. Barbara and John.

200 Club December Winners: No 5 Mrs A Needham £50: No 78 Mr G Mayling £25: No 107 Mr James Allen £10.

Social Evening: The Village Hall Committee were delighted to see so many of you at the Christmas Social Evening and to thank those who gave raffle prizes as well as all the people who bought raffle tickets. The February social will be held on the last Friday of the month as usual.so we hope to see you on the 22nd.

Flying the Flag: The flag was flown on Sunday 23rd December 2012 to celebrate the birth of William and Felicity, twin great grandchildren of Amy Warren.

Village Hall Bookings: The Village Hall Committee are very grateful to Chris Bamford who, for many years, has taken all the bookings made for the Village Hall. She has now passed the responsibility to Mrs Sam O’Herlihy of 10 St Lawrence Way, telephone number 740085, who will be pleased to receive your enquiry.

Mobile Library Service: The Mobile Library will be in Church Lane on Thursday 14th February between 10.00 and 10.30am.


Flying the Flag: Please remember that you, too, can Fly the Flag to celebrate any occasion by contacting Wally Knox on 740268 - the cost is only £5 which goes towards the running costs of our Village Hall.

Post Office: Remember the Post Office is open every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon between 2 and 4pm in the Village Hall to anyone wishing to use it. Please try to, as your custom could make the difference between it staying open or - dreadful thought - our losing it.


Lincolnshire County Council has announced a bus service "CallConnect," serving Bourne and the surrounding villages (including the five mentioned above and now "CallConnect PLUS" for Uffington or Tallington!).

The service operates Monday to Saturday (07:00 to 19:00) in response to pre-booked requests (on a "dial-a-bus" basis), and will pick up and set down at designated locations in the villages and towns served (including providing access to Bourne and Market Deeping, and NOW Stamford). CallConnect does not usually operate on routes where local bus services are already in operation except at times when there are no buses.

Anyone can use the service for any purpose (eg shopping, medical appointments, work, training etc). Users need first to register details with the Booking Centre (by phone or internet), after which journeys can be booked, again with the Booking Centre. Bookings are subject to availability (on a first come first served basis) and can be booked up to seven days in advance; same day bookings need at least two hours notice.

Tickets are purchased from the driver, and fares vary depending on the length of journey. Concessionary bus passes (available to those over 60 and to disabled people) are valid on all CallConnect services, giving free travel to the pass holder after 09:30 on Mondays to Fridays and all day on Saturdays.

 The Booking Centre (0845 234 3344 - local call rate) is open Monday to Friday (08:30 to 17:00) and Saturday (09:00 to 15:00); bookings may also be made at anytime via the website www.lincsinterconnect.com

 Their website contains further details.

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