CHURCH services: The “Education Sunday” service at St Mary’s Church this weekend, with the junior and infant schools, starts at 10am instead of 9.30am, and there will be no 11.15am service on this day.

FRIENDS of Basing House: Another chance to hear expert Civil War historian Alan Turton, on Tuesday, at 7.30pm in the Education Centre at The Grange.

Those who went on the autumn walkabout of battle sites had a most informative day, so, if you have not yet discovered what the ruins can tell you about the three-year siege come along.

TROUBLE with your trotters? Age Concern is now running regular foot care clinics. Telephone 01256 423874 to book an affordable appointment.

Also, on Monday, the Lychpit Roadshow takes place in Oakfields Retirement Living, from 2pm to 4pm, with a talk by Alan White, from Diabetes UK.

NORDIC walking: Classes will soon begin in Old Basing, so consult and discover more about this fast-growing and healthy activity which uses poles to develop full body fitness. Or email to book.