Please note that on 13th November, Scottish Power will be undertaking work to replace the power poles which are located in the Playing Field at Marbury.
It would be advisable to stay away from the area whilst the work is being done.
Christmas Coffee Morning – Friday 6th December
We’ll be holding a Christmas Coffee Morning in aid of the church on Friday 6th December in the Civic Centre. It’s always a popular time for people to meet (and hopefully spend some money!) so any contributions you can make to the following stalls will be very welcome indeed –
Bric-a-Brac (brought along on the morning please)
Cakes, jams, chutneys etc for the Cake Stall
And of course we’d be delighted if you would come along, and bring your friends to support us !
MARBURY MERRY DAYS MEETING – Wednesday 6th November
The next meeting to discuss Merry Days 2020 will be in the Village Hall at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 6th November. This is the meeting where we firm up on our plans and confirm what our main attraction will be so there’s always a lot to discuss. Everyone’s contribution is valuable so please come along if you can. Also please note that Merry Days next year will be on the third weekend of May – Saturday & Sunday, 16th and 17th – rather than the usual second weekend.
Children’s Society Box Collection
We now have 26 box-holders, and this year they have donated the amazing sum of £626.63 to help vulnerable children and young people across the UK. A huge “thank you” to all of them. Their generosity is really heart-warming and St. Michael’s PCC are – as always – very proud of them.
If you would like to participate, we supply a small box to take your loose change and collect it from you once a year. It’s such a worth-while cause, so if you would like to participate please call or email me.
Carol Sheard 01948 663087
SATURDAY, 19th OCTOBER
7.00 P.M. AT THE VILLAGE HALL
Back by popular demand!
£7.50 adults, £5.00 children: Tickets from Committee Members
Jill 666221, Janet 665724, Jan & Tony 663649, John 666065, Marian 662489,
Flick 666893, Beryl 664889, Hannah 667673
Adeline and Sue Von Dinther send their thanks to everyone who took part in their Coffee Morning on Saturday.
They were absolutely delighted with the response and very grateful to all who helped and turned out to support them.
The event and sponsorship has raised over £2,200 – a fantastic figure! – which will be donated to Ataxia Research.
The W.I. would like to know if you are interested in having an Ultrasound Bone Density Heel Scan, which would cost £20. A Scanner, using safe ultrasound signals, is used to measure bone density in the heel (which is strongly related to that of the hip and spine).
The scan is performed within 3 minutes and the results are printed and explained within a10 minute appointment.
If sufficient numbers are interested in this screening service, this could be arranged at the Village Hall in the near future. The facility would be available to both women and men.
Please contact Beryl Fletcher, 01948 664889, as soon as possible.
Our Harvest Festival Supper is fast approaching – Monday 30th September, at
7.00 for 7.30 pm in the Village Hall. Tickets are £8 (£4 for children).
We really need to know numbers very shortly so that we can cater for
everyone, so if you intend to come could you please contact Jane (662910),
Diana (663738) or me (663087) as soon as possible.
The Supper of cottage pie will be followed by fruit crumble and cream, and
then David Fisher will conduct the auction for us – fresh fruit, vegetables,
flowers, marmalades, jams, cakes, and any small household or other items in
good condition will be gratefully received for this, and David always makes
it a very happy occasion.
We’ll also have a Donation Table for Whitchurch Food Bank, who need
long-life or tinned goods, and things like shaving foam and toothpaste.
Do hope to hear from you –
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