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CHURCH teas: Saturday and Sunday, in the church from 2pm to 5pm. They will be held throughout August for Mercy Ships and our own bell fund.
GARDEN Open: At West Silchester House, in Bramley Road, on Sunday, from 2pm to 6pm. Admission £3.50 (children free).
CRICKET: For the second week in succession, Silchester were involved in a nail-biting finish to their league game last Saturday. After making 190 runs themselves, visitors Compton and Chandler’s Ford reached their target with just six balls to spare. There were some good performances by Kevin Henwood and Lee Jones with the bat and the Bradley brothers with the ball.
FRIENDSHIP Circle Coffee Morning: At 14 Inhams Way on Tuesday.
TALENTS Weekend: September 7 and 8, in the church. We now have a number of volunteers who will show off their talents, have we missed anyone? Ring Nancy to get details.
RIDE and Stride: Congratulations to Ralph Atton who, after almost 20 years as co-ordinator over a large area of the diocese, has retired from this onerous job. Ralph was presented with a special tankard at Evensong recently.