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BROADBAND: It seems that Silchester may not be on the list for fast broadband as we had all hoped. Please send a note to our county councillor, objecting to the slow speeds. Details of who to write to can be obtained via our own parish council.
TALENTS weekend: September 7/8, in the church.
Saturday, September 7, from 10am, tea and biscuits, ploughman’s lunches at noon, afternoon teas. View the exhibits.
On Sunday, September 8, Patronal Service at 10am, and see the exhibits from noon to about 5pm.
Entry is free, but donations for food and the exhibition are welcomed.
RIDE and Stride: Saturday, September 14, when the church will be visited from 10am, together with others in Hampshire and the Islands.
BEER festival: September 14, in the village hall. Tickets £11, to include two drinks, light supper and half-pint tankard. Contact the Calleva Arms or Jays Stores, in Pamber Heath, to get your ticket (over 18s only). Doors open 4pm.
PHOENIX Club: Hosts Professor Ian Rowland, from Reading University, on Wednesday, September 4, at 2pm in the Club Room.