October 2014 archive

Harvest Supper

After a wonderful Harvest Festival Service with an excellent sermon everyone gathered for supper in the Village Hall. With Betty and her wonderful Team of Worker’s approval, Kati and I took on the somewhat daunting task of producing the supper. The support we had from everyone was huge and we were very grateful for it. …

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Car Boot Sale Report

Update 20/10/14 – A carboot was held last week with the leftovers from the Ashford Carboot Sale in September. We made an additional £129.20, which now means the total amount raised this year is £1589.28

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Caynham Ashford WI – October 2014

After dealing with the business of the evening, the tables were set out with wine tasting glasses and savoury nibbles in readiness for our speaker of the evening, Paula Goddard. Paula is a wine and food writer, a speaker and a tastings organizer. She demonstrated the rudiments of wine tasting and explained that the cost …

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Ludlow Garden Club – November

Our next meeting is on Wednesday 19th November at 7:30pm when our speaker will be Howard Goslyn telling us about the “Origins of the Vegetables and Allotments “ – should be very interesting and the competition is “Berries from the garden “. We have now started a new year so why not join us for …

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Rock Spring Food Bank, Ludlow

Lucy Treasure is in contact with the Food Parcel Scheme (probably better known as the Food Bank) and asked them if they could use the fresh produce given to our church at Harvest Festival. They replied telling Lucy a little about what happens to the food and how many people have been helped this year. …

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Ashford Carbonel Village Christmas Message

Avoid writing so many Christmas cards and help to raise money for the St Mary Magdalene’s Church Restoration Appeal Instead of sending Christmas cards locally, why not join in a Christmas greeting via the Ashfords magazine as many have done in previous years. There will be a simple Christmas message in the next magazine (December/January) …

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Coffee Morning 19th November

Coffee Morning Ashford Farm Ashford Carbonell Wednesday 19th November 10:00am-12:00 noon Buy your Hope House Christmas Cards Tombola, Bring & Buy, Cake Stall, Raffle £2 entry to include coffee & mince pies For further information contact Norman & Lynda Tudge 831 243

October 2014

Report from the Village Hall Committee Meeting 6th October 2014 Twelve members attended the October meeting with Sarah Cooke, Deputy Chairman, taking the Chair in the absence of David Brundrett. Correspondence had been received concerning the exclusion of animals from the Hall and it was agreed that the Committee’s previous decision should stand until the …

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Old School Coffee Morning

This recent event organised and run by Jane and Julia Hall brought crowds eager to see the development that has taken place over the past year or so. For those who remember the Ashford CE Primary School, the transformation of the old building into two modern dwellings with some salient old features, is amazing. Thank …

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Network Rail to close Ashford Bowdler Level Crossing

Network Rail has plans to close the level crossing at Ashford Bowdler splitting Ashford Bowdler in half at a cost of hundreds of thousands, possibly in excess of a million, to the public purse. Once again we in Bowdler are needing your help and support. As those of you who are interested in local history …

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