TEA for Sue: Many thanks to Mr and Mrs Dennis Cole, who hosted this well-attended event on a recent sunny afternoon in their beautiful garden. A total of £850 was raised for St Michael’s Hospice.

THE Ivy Club: Wednesday afternoons offer a warm welcome to over-60s at the RBL Hall, in Crown Lane. With various activities and outings from 1.30pm-4pm, there's no excuse to feel lonely so just turn up.

PARISH Council: The annual parish meeting takes place on Thursday, May 15, from 7.30pm in the parish room ( adjacent to St Mary's Church) while the next ordinary council meeting is on May 7, at 7.30pm in the pavilion committee room at the parish offices.

BOWLING Club: If you can’t make the open session on Sunday, between 2pm and 4pm, there’s another chance for potential new members on May 4, from 10am-noon. More information available on oldbasingbowling club.co.uk/.

LADIES Coffee Morning: The next one takes place on May 2 from 10.30am-noon at 8 Oliver's Walk, Lychpit.

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