Bill Kirkpatrick

01423 340442

Great North Run: four runners from Staveley took part in the Great North run recently and acquitted themselves well. Their times for the iconic half marathon were: Nigel Woods 1.51, Wendy Mcculloch, 1.55 Bill Kirkpatrick, 2.12 and Jenny Seidel, 2.18.

Macmillan Cancer Support: the Staveley contribution to the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning will be at Manor Farm, Main Street from 10am-noon on Friday, September 27. All are welcome.

Village Hall Plant Sale: the autumn plant sale and coffee morning will be from 10am-noon on Saturday, September 28. Lots of tea, coffee, cakes, plants and planting advice will be available and admission is free.

Flower Arranging Classes: Faith Dawson’s flower arranging classes will recommence in the village hall on Tuesday, October 1 for advanced level from 1-3pm and on Wednesday, October 2 for intermediate level and beginners. More details from Faith on 01423 340611.

Church News: Copgrove’s Harvest Festival will be at 5pm this Sunday (September 29). The Staveley Harvest Service will be at 5pm on Sunday, October 6 followed by a harvest supper in the village hall at 6pm. There will be a two course hot meal and a cash bar followed by a promises auction. There may still be a few tickets available priced £6 for adults and £2.50 for children under 12.