Monthly Archive: November 2015

Nov 26

Ludlow Garden Club – December

December is the month of our Annual Supper so there is no meeting and then we are into a New Year, on Wednesday 20th January, a must for all Garden planning visits, when we welcome two speakers from the N.G.S. ( National garden scheme ), a wonderful way of seeing small but wonderful “private” gardens …

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Nov 26

Knit & Stitch December 2015

Christmas was definitely in the air at our November meeting. Penguins, snowmen, reindeers and gingerbread men joined bells, stars and Xmas stockings in embellishing the Xmas matts and pillows made in the session’s workshop. They will soon be brightening up hall tables offering a warm welcome to Xmas visitors. Show and tell items included two …

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Nov 26

Caynham Ashford WI – December 2015

We didn’t have a speaker at our Annual Meeting on Wednesday 11th November in Ashford although there was a Fairtrade Stall. Our president Jenny Daniel stood down after three years in office and Chris King was elected. We are all looking forward to our New Age Kurling social evening which should prove a lot of …

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Nov 26

Afternoon Teas Thursday 10th December

Due to the way Christmas falls this year there will only be one Afternoon Tea session in December. This will be on Thursday 10th December when children from Bishop Hooper school will be joining us. They will be commencing the festivities by singing Carols, starting at 2.30pm, so teas will be served from 2.00pm on …

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Nov 26

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION POPPY COLLECTION

The recent house to house collection in Ashford Carbonell amounted to £430. Many thanks to Lucy Treasure and Sarah Cooke for their assistance with this. In addition £96 was collected at Bishop Hooper School with a further £83 at the War Memorial Service on 8th November. I am pleased, therefore, to record that £610 has …

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Nov 26

From Across the Pond, or was it Up North?

Whatever happened to those bright, crisp autumn days? We have been blessed with the most beautiful autumn colours this year; but then November happened. Leaden skies, fog, rain in annoying quantities – it can’t even do it properly, it just makes everywhere feel damp and cold even though it is really quite warm – and …

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Nov 26

Dec 2015

Ruth Johnson has retired as Captain of the Bowls Club and I, solely because I was the slowest to dive for cover when a replacement was sort, have been elected to succeed her. Ruth has been a member of the Bowls Club for over 10 years, Captain for the last 5 and, ever alert to …

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Nov 26

Hope House Coffee Morning at Ashford Farm

A very sincere ‘thank you’ to everyone who helped/brought goodies/attended/donated towards the coffee morning on 18th November. Even though it was a rather blustery and unpleasant weather day, a lovely crowd helped to raise a sum which exceeded all our expectations at £964.80 (including fantastic donations). Yet again Ashford has shown its true colours – …

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Nov 26

News from St. Andrew’s, Ashford Bowdler

Remembrance Sunday Our service on Remembrance Sunday took a different form from previous years. Instead of including a short act of remembrance in the normal service of Holy Communion, this year’s service followed the customary form as used at the Cenotaph and throughout the country, but with traditional hymns and lessons from the bible appropriate …

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Nov 26

The ‘not-even-nearly Christmas’ Coffee Morning

A huge thank you to all the helpers, stall holders and supporters of this event which raised a massive £580! There was a good variety of stalls where Christmas presents could be bought for most of the family (including the dog!), and plenty of prizes to be won on the tombola and raffle! I’m sure …

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