November 2014 archive

Village Hall Refurbishment

Work to start in the New Year. Since the last Village Hall Committee meeting on 6th October, various discussions have been held with Joe Trounson, our Project Co-ordinator, and the contractor who submitted the most satisfactory bid for the refurbishment works. Our aim has been to draw up a plan that will take account of …

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Caynham Ashford WI – November 2014

Our November meeting was very well attended and after a rousing rendition of Jerusalem we got on with the business in hand which was our Annual General Meeting. There were no alterations to the Byelaws and Decisions and then the Financial Statement was read by our treasurer Ann Morris. Ann has had a very busy …

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Knit & Stitch – November

What an interesting afternoon our November meeting was, with lots of different pieces of work being shared. Our regular ‘Show and Tell’, gave an opportunity to see work undertaken by members on craft courses. This included a beautiful mosaic plate made at the W.I.’s Denman College and some foiled glasswork with a Xmas theme, including …

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Hope House Children’s Hospices

The Ludlow Friends have had two events in Ashford since I last wrote. The ‘Trees for Life’ evening turned out to be better (and more fun!) than any of us could have hoped and raised a total of £776. Special thanks go to Matthew & David for their efforts behind the bar. The coffee morning …

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Ludlow Garden Club – December

Our annual supper takes place on Saturday 6th December at the St Peter`s Centre instead of a “speaker evening”  but on Wednesday January  21st we have Alun and Jill Whitehead telling us more about Irises and their  history . The meeting starts at 7;30pm and the competition is “A houseplant “ -we`ve all got one …

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Thank You -Money raised from Craft event

A Big Thank You to all the ladies who contributed to the Wool and Fabric ‘ clearance’  recently held at Apple Cottage and at ‘Stitch n knit’.  The funds raised totalled £175.50 that were originally collected to contribute to an estate. However the benefactor decided to donate the amount to charity instead and has split the …

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Bowls Club

The final meeting on 7 October saw all 13 members present. Until comparatively recently, our membership was worryingly low but during our latest 28 week season we are pleased to have been able to contribute over £400 to the Village Hall. Our attempt to attract players on Friday evenings, however, proved a failure. Nevertheless, if …

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Obituary: Leslie Claude (Les) Turner

Les was born at Nunupton Farm in Brimfield and attended Brimfield School until he was 14. He was often in trouble for being late because he had to help his father on the milk round and he was a bit of a mischievous boy but always denied setting fire to the wooden toilet. When Les …

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Afternoon Teas Thursday 11th December

Afternoon Teas will start half an hour early, i.e 2:00pm, this week because we have a visit from the children of Ashford Carbonel Village School who will entertain us with carols.

December 2014

Forthcoming Bishop Hooper School events, to which all are warmly welcomed! Christmas Quiz, Fri 5th Dec, 7pm for 7.30 start, £5 for a team of 4, all welcome.  Tea/coffee provided, BYO alcohol/soft drinks. Whole School Christmas Production, Wed 17th Dec 2pm AND Thurs 18th Dec 6pm Carol Service, Fri 19th Dec, 2.15pm, St Mary Magdalene …

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