In the Area

Dunston Dossier

Independent Newsletter & Website for Dunston, Lincolnshire


Dunston – Litter.

There is a continuing problem of littering on the roads into Dunston from the B1188, Metheringham and out towards Dunston Fen. Much of this is fast food containers and drinks cans which is thrown out of cars by irresponsible people.

Littering is a fineable offence.

Please take your litter home and dispose of it in the appropriate bin.


Compost. Lincolnshire Waste Partnership has teamed up with to provide discounts on compost bins and water butts. Visit the website for details.


CLIFF VILLAGES Monthly Newsletter from our County Councillor, Marianne Overton.




To read a copy of any newsletter click on the month to take you to a pdf copy.


Latest newsletter :- Oct 14


September 2014



December 2013

November 2013

October 2013

August 2013





For further information, parents’ newsletters, details of uniform suppliers visit Dunston and Digby primary schools’ website,





Nocton Blogspot.

Nocton's informative website provides links to lots of local information.



Nocton Doodle

Nocton Newsletter.

Nocton has it's own newsletter - the Nocton Doodle and you can download a copy from the Nocton Blogspot website.


Nocton Primary School


A number of children from Dunston attend Nocton Community School. Information about activities and events can be found on the school's website.


Children from Dunston usually attend either Dunston or Nocton Primary School and then go on to secondary schools and colleges in Branston, Sleaford and Lincoln.











School website is



The MACLA quarterely magazine is delivered free to households in all 6 villages and is available from local stores,newsagents and the garage.

The MACLA website publishes lots of local information, details of Parish Council meetings in Metheringham, Nocton and Scopick, contact numbers for Metheringham Area activity groups and has useful links to train and bus timetables, Lincolnshire County Council, NKDC and Lincs websites. If you want to explore a little local history then this is a good site to start with by looking at the Photo Archive, Map Archive and 1881 Census information.

Visit the macla website.


Metheringham, Blankney,Scopwick, Dunston, Nocton, Tanvats


MAWS (Metheringham Animal Welfare Supporters)

is a charitable trust made up of volunteers who raise money each year for 4 Lincolnshire animal charities/sanctuaries.

This year they are 4 Legged Friends in Haddington, Ark Retirement Home at Donna Nook, Hedgehog Care near Louth and Keith's Rescue Dogs near Skegness.


MAWS have recently moved the venue for their entertainment evenings to The Red Lion at Dunston.




Activities at Cogglesford Mill, Sleaford


Halloween at Cogglesford Watermill

Thursday 30 October 6.30pm to 8pm

Free Event – children must be accompanied by an adult.

There’s lots of Halloween fun going on at Cogglesford Watermill. Test your detective skills and hunt down some spooky treasure, try your hand at apple bobbing and explore this creaky old mill – who knows what you’ll discover!