EVENTS at St Mary’s Church, Newchurch Road: On Saturday, there is a swap shop from 2pm to 6pm; and on February 1, a games afternoon from 3pm to 5pm.

BURNHAM Copse WI: Is meeting on Tuesday, at 2.30pm, at the Scout Diamond Centre, in Southdown Road, to hear Nick Channer’s talk “From Downton Abbey to Watership Down”. A friendly welcome to visitors, who can find out about the local WI and have a cuppa and chat as well.

ANDREW Varley concert: Two hours of light entertainment music spanning all decades played live by Andrew Varley. The electric organ can create every instrument at a touch of a button.

The concert is taking place on Sunday, January 19, 3pm, at the William Penney Theatre, AWE, Aldermaston. Tickets cost £6.50 on the door. For more information, call Sylvia on 0118 9323971.

SAD news: Local shop owner of Tadley Pet supplies Joe Green recently passed away. Joe started the firm many years ago. Our condolences go to his family and friends.