EVERGREENS: May says: “Our February meeting was the AGM, and the previous committee was re-elected for another year. After the AGM, we had a general knowledge quiz. At the next meeting, on March 3, is a speaker from The Pink Place, Basingstoke."

APOLOGIES: Last week’s NWR report should have read: “We enjoyed some Belgian food and a quiz. Next meeting is “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”.

FRIENDS of Sherfield Village Hall: The fundraiser Fun Quiz is on Saturday, March 15, in the village hall. Enjoy local rivalry with friends or family or come and join a team on the night. Bring your own nibbles, cash bar. Tickets £3, from 01256 880075 or and The Shop.

PARISH Council: The parish council met on February 12. After the apologies, the chairman said he would attend the broadband conference. The minutes of the meeting, of January 15, were signed. The Neighbourhood Watch report, previously circulated, was noted. PCSO James Rickaby’s verbal report was noted. He confirmed Martin Evans has been appointed as the new beat officer.