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10:29am Friday 6th December 2013
THE Baughurst Society: Meets on Monday, at 7.30pm in Wolverton Village Hall. A presentation “Afghanistan – a Chinook perspective” will be given by Squadron Leader Matt Roberts, recently returned from Afghanistan, and Flight Lieutenant Katie Sheppeck.
10:28am Friday 6th December 2013
BRAMLEY Scout Group: Will again be offering a local Christmas card delivery service. Our post boxes will be located at Sherfield Shop, Bramley Bakery, Clift Meadow Surgery and the Bramley Village Hall until December 13. If you have any Christmas cards you would like delivered to residents of Bramley or Sherfield (excluding Sherfield Park) then post them into one of the boxes along with a donation of not less than 10p per card (in a separate envelope). The Beavers Cubs and Scouts will deliver them in time for Christmas.
10:26am Friday 6th December 2013
MESSY Church: Will be held today, at Church of Christ the King, in Sullivan Road, from 3.30pm until 6pm, where there will be fun, food, craft and worship for all the family. All are welcome to come along and join in the fun.
10:25am Friday 6th December 2013
BCoT’s Enterprise Fair: Today, from 11.30am to 3pm, it’s BCoT’s Enterprise Fair at the college’s Lower Concourse, in Worting Road. It’s both a showcase for learners’ projects and an opportunity to stock up on gifts and treats.
10:23am Friday 6th December 2013
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10:20am Friday 6th December 2013
10:18am Friday 6th December 2013
IMMANUEL at Christmas: Two special Christmas services are coming up at Immanuel Church. On Sunday, December 22, at 4pm, there will be the Candlelight Carol Service. On Christmas Eve, at 3pm, there will be the very popular Crib Service. All services are held in the Church Centre at St Mark's Primary School, in Danebury Road.
9:41am Friday 6th December 2013
CHRISTINGLE: The Christingle service is being held at St Leonard’s Church this coming Sunday, at 3.30pm. This is a family service for all ages, especially the children, and there will be Christmas refreshments in church following the service.
9:40am Friday 6th December 2013
OLD Basing RBL and Social Club: To obtain tickets at £5 each for this Sunday’s children’s Christmas party, telephone 465800. Also, don’t forget the “Old Basing’s Got Talent” concert, which starts at 7pm, on December 14 in the Crown Lane Hall.
8:50am Friday 6th December 2013
A CRACKING Christmas: Don’t forget to save space this Saturday to visit the Hook Christmas Cracker from 5.30pm onwards, when Hook is transformed into a giant Christmas market, with seasonal stalls, amusement park rides, live music and stage entertainment. Please be aware that the village centre will be blocked off in the morning to set up, so the weekend shopping may have to come home the long way round!
8:46am Friday 6th December 2013
CHRISTMAS Tree Festival: “Christmas Around the World” this weekend, at St Leonard’s Church. Today is launch evening with carols, mince pies and drinks from 7pm to 8.30pm. On Saturday, there’s a Christmas market, from 10.30am to 5pm, tombola and refreshments all day. Saturday, at 7.30pm, there’s an ‘All Age Christmas concert’ with EVOC. Admission free, donations invited, Interval refreshments, and on Sunday, 10am to 11.30am, children’s competition: ‘Design a Christmas card’, prizes awarded 3.30pm, raffle drawn at 3.45pm, doors close at 4pm.
8:44am Friday 6th December 2013
8:36am Friday 6th December 2013
GENTLEMEN’S Lunch Club: A new lunch club solely for men aged 60 and over has been formed. The next lunch club meeting will be held on Monday, at 12.30pm, at Westside Community Centre. Why not come along and enjoy a Christmas meal and meet and make friends. There is a charge of £3.90, which covers dinner, a piece of cake and coffee or tea.
8:29am Friday 6th December 2013
11:38am Thursday 28th November 2013
11:36am Thursday 28th November 2013
CHRISTMAS demonstration: On December 7, Bramley and Romans Floral Society welcome a return visit by Graham King, who will demonstrate his skills at the popular buffet party in Bramley Village Hall. All are welcome.
11:34am Thursday 28th November 2013
11:32am Thursday 28th November 2013
HAMPSHIRE police meeting: The next local Hampshire police community priority setting meeting takes place on Wednesday at 5pm – meet at BCoT South Site reception, in Worting Road. It’s everyone’s chance to bring local issues to the attention of police and partner agencies.
11:30am Thursday 28th November 2013
CHRISTMAS Fayre: This Sunday, there is a Christmas Fayre taking place at the Ridgeway Centre, in Blackdown Close, starting at 2pm. Refreshments will be on sale and there will also be a raffle for a Christmas hamper, which will be drawn at the Christmas family party on December 7. Tables are £5 to hire, so call the centre now on 01256 470665.
11:28am Thursday 28th November 2013
11:26am Thursday 28th November 2013
11:20am Thursday 28th November 2013
11:18am Thursday 28th November 2013
PLANNING inquiry: The planning appeal against the council’s decision to turn down the application for a housing development at Kennel Farm started last week. I gave evidence that the proposed development is not sustainable. It was expected at the time of writing that the appeal would continue until tomorrow.
11:17am Thursday 28th November 2013
OAKLEY Christmas Market: There was a really good turnout at the Christmas market last Friday. St Leonard’s Centre was packed with people and there were stalls with gifts for sale, Christmas music playing and refreshments too.
11:15am Thursday 28th November 2013
SUPPORT the Poppy Appeal: As well as doing some Christmas shopping at the Little Treasures Market this Sunday, from 11am-3pm at the village hall, you can ‘count the poppies in the jar’, buy some raffle tickets and support the market’s donation to the work of this vital charity, organised by Rik Bourne for the Royal British Legion.
11:13am Thursday 28th November 2013
11:11am Thursday 28th November 2013
11:09am Thursday 28th November 2013
ART exhibition: Limington House School students are holding an exhibition of their art work at the Mug and Biscuit, St Andrew’s Methodist Church, in Western Way. It runs to December 6, and is open Tuesday, 10am to 2pm, and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10am to noon.
11:02am Thursday 28th November 2013
1:00pm Wednesday 27th November 2013
10:07am Friday 22nd November 2013
CHILDREN’S theatre: Garlic Theatre will be staging ‘There’s a Monster in my Piano’ at Heath End Village Hall on Sunday, at 3pm. The show is suitable for children over four years, and the running time is 45 minutes. Tickets cost £5, which includes children’s tea, and are available from 0118 9813450 or 0118 9814858.
10:04am Friday 22nd November 2013
10:03am Friday 22nd November 2013
9:55am Friday 22nd November 2013
ATTENTION LEGO enthusiasts! From Saturday, November 30 to Saturday, January 18, there’s an amazing display of LEGO at The Willis Museum, including Danebury Hill Fort, a full sized Roman feast, giant sized sedan chair and floating bridge. Admission is free!
9:52am Friday 22nd November 2013
9:50am Friday 22nd November 2013
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9:38am Friday 22nd November 2013
GIVE Blood: Enthusiastic knitters required – no, not to actually give blood but to knit some blood. Intrigued? Well log on at email@example.com to get the pattern. There’s a campaign running in February to raise awareness of blood donation by knitting blood droplets. So ‘Knit One – Save One’ (a life that is).
9:35am Friday 22nd November 2013
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9:29am Friday 22nd November 2013
9:23am Friday 22nd November 2013
CHRISTMAS craft fayre: Is taking place on Saturday, from 11am to 3pm, at the Ambassadors Club (behind Bishopswood Shops, near Hangar Road). Free entrance, and there will be lots to buy. All are welcome.
10:49am Friday 15th November 2013
10:47am Friday 15th November 2013
CHRISTMAS Fair: A last reminder for the RNLI sale, on Saturday, from 9.30am to 3pm in St John’s Hall, Mortimer. Seasonal foods, cakes and preserves, children’s toys, RNLI Christmas cards, calendars and diaries will be on sale. Call 01256 881182.
10:45am Friday 15th November 2013
10:44am Friday 15th November 2013