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Remembrance Sunday: what a lovely and poignant service for Remembrance Sunday which was so well attended on the village green. The service was enhanced by the beautiful playing of the Last Post and the Reveille by Nigel Robertshaw. The wreath was laid by James Herbert who had served with the Gurkhas. We wish to thank all motorists who complied with the request not to pass during the open air part of the service. A substantial congregation entered the parish church for the continuation of the Remembrance service which enabled a donation of £250 to be sent to The Royal British Legion.

The Parish Church: is holding a St Andrew’s Day Dorothy’s Tea Rooms on Saturday November 30 from 3.30-5.30pm in the village hall. Adults £6, children £3. Afternoon teas, sandwiches and scones, tea and cakes, preserves stall, and a raffle.

The Village Choir: ably conducted by Nigel Robertshaw will be presenting a Christmas Concert in the parish church on Saturday, December 7 at 7.30pm. Admission £5 to include refreshments in the village hall afterwards. Tickets from Nigel (331081) or pay on the door. Proceeds to be divided between the parish church and the village hall.

The Village Playgroup: is holding a food and wine evening in the village hall on Friday, November 29 at 8pm. A delicious two course meal provided by The Alice Hawthorn, with a selection of wine and champagne from Find Wine. Tickets from Emma Main on 07921948247.

The Garden Club: the final meeting of the club for the year will take place on Tuesday, November 26 at 7.30pm in the village hall. Mal Greaves will be giving a talk entitled Fungus Foray. This has been a good season for fungi but beware some fungi are poisonous.

The Film Club: the final showing for this year will take place on Monday, November 25 at 7.30pm in the village hall. If you haven’t already seen it, or you would like to see it again come and see Les Miserables.

St John’s Care Home: is holding a Christmas Bazaar on Friday, November 22 from 2- 4pm. There will be craft stalls, tombola, raffle, and refreshments. Everyone welcome. There will be a free pick up from the parish church at 1.45pm.

The Village School: is holding a Christmas Fair on Sunday, December 8 from noon-2pm. Lots to make, buy, eat and do including a secret room for children to buy presents for relatives, bran tub and face painting, cake stall, tombola, jarbola, and hamper raffle, book fair, hand designed cards, festive food and decorations, and lunches. Special guest Father Christmas.