HAPPY New Year: May I take this opportunity to wish readers a happy New Year. There’s always a lot happening in our community, so if you have some news or are involved in an activity which you would like to publicise, do get in touch. The best way to make contact is via email to fi_biermann@hotmail.com.

FOUR Lanes Community Centre in January: There will be a family photo day on Saturday, January 11, a new maths course running for five weeks, Zumba on Monday evenings, a Spanish class on Wednesday evenings, Fitsteps and an Italian class on Thursday evenings, various photography courses and yoga and pilates classes and a Make, Take and Bake (a five-week parent and child course). Call the centre on 810499.

GIRL Guiding in Chineham: This is flourishing with two Rainbow units, three Brownie units and two Guide units and a senior section opening soon. All units are very active, and they are now looking for more adult support.

If you can help, contact Sandie Jackson at sandie@the-interweb.co.uk.