Scothern Community page

This page has information about our community, including the Church and Chapel, our Public House and Transport links

Church
St Germain's in Scothern is a Church of England church. There are regular services held each week - details can be found outside the church or on the benefice website: Welton, Dunholme, Scothern Churches.

Who's who at St Germain's

  • Vicar: Adam Watson (01673 565244)
  • Rev Julia Hart for funerals (01673 862426)
  • Administrator: Sandra Best for weddings and baptisms (07546 559085)
  • Churchwardens: Jean Drewery (01522 752338) and Peter Montgomery (01673 861556)
  • Parochial Church Council secretary: Ruth Rowsell (07979 361035)

St Germain's is a member of a benefice (group of parishes) including churches in the nearby villages of Welton and Dunholme. St Germain's has a service every Sunday at 09.15 except for when there is a fifth Sunday in the month, when a benefice service is held in turn in one of the three churches. A timetable of church services can be found on the benefice website.

St Germain's is a beautiful church, mentioned by Pevsner in his book on the architecture of Lincolnshire, with a fine traditional organ, stained glass windows and a six peal of bells which are rung before many services and at practices on Friday evenings.

St Germain's Parochial Church Council publishes the monthly Parish Magazine containing news and information for the whole community.
For information on how to subscribe, submit material or advertise please contact the Parish Magazine Editor, Jan Kenworthy (01673 861345)

For more information about our church or the Benefice please see Welton, Dunholme, Scothern Churches.

If you wish to arrange a baptism or a wedding please contact Sandra, the part-time parish administrator on 07546 559085

St Germain's Chorale
The choir meets in church to rehearse on Tuesday evenings and usually gives three concerts during the year, in services to mark Christmas, Easter and the patronal festival in July.

Methodist Chapel
The Methodist Chapel has been in the village for 150 years (1858 - 2008) and, in addition to regular Sunday morning services, is currently used by several village organisations including the Scothern Mothers and Toddlers and the W.I.

Scothern Methodist Church meets every Sunday in the Chapel and also holds additional services at various times, please see our Summer 2018 timetable of events for more details.

If you would like more information or have any questions about our church please contact either Rev Dr Helen Hooley on 01522 702887 or Brian Beardsell on 01673 862504.

Village Hall (Scothern Recreation Centre)

The Recreation Centre is home to many local clubs / groups including the renowned 'Scothern Players', Scothern Cricket and Football Clubs and the after school kids club.  The hall is also available for private bookings.
  • All requests for bookings must be made in writing in the first instance to:
    The Secretary
    Scothern Recreation Centre
    16 Weir farm Paddock
    Scothern
    Lincoln
    LN2 2XA

    A booking form will then be sent out for completion which must be returned, with any required payment, to the same address.

    OR - download an application form and return it to the above address.

All enquires can be made to our email address - ScothernVH@hotmail.co.uk

Garden Centre
Scothern Nurseries is a traditional garden centre with a wide range of plants, composts, pots and everything for the keen gardener. Nestled inside the shop is the Gardeners Retreat Tea Room which provides hot and cold meals and delicious homemade cakes.

For more information visit the Scothern Nurseries website.

Doctors

  • Nettleham Medical Practice - 01522 751717
    For more information about the practice visit the surgery website

  • Welton Family Health Centre - 0844 477 3072
    For more information about the surgery visit the surgery website

Police
The main headquarters of Lincolnshire Police is located in the neighbouring village of Nettleham.
The village is covered by our local Police Community Support Officer, Jackie Parker, and our beat constable, PC Donnah Thompson.

For more information please see the police page.

Playground
There is a small children's playground situated at the front and side of the village hall. This facility is provided and maintained by Scothern Recreation Centre Committee, with financial support from the Parish Council.

Parish Magazine

The village has a monthly parish magazine published by St Germain's Parochial Church Council. This magazine contains news and information for the whole community.
For information on how to subscribe, submit material or advertise please contact:
  • Parish Magazine Editor (Jan Kenworthy) - 01673 861345

Transport
Bus service
Scothern has one bus service that runs through the village - the bus stop is alongside St Germain's Church. For fares and general enquiries please contact the bus operator providing the service.  A timetable is available in the main bus shelter.

The full timetable is available on the Stagecoach website - you can search by the route number or location.
Saturday service may differ from the regular service provided on Monday to Friday. There is no service on Sundays.

Community Transport
There are a number of Community Transport servives including Call Connect, Voluntary Car Schemes and Dial-a-ride. Please see the Lincolnshire County Council travel website for more information.

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