Monthly Archive: February 2016

Feb 22

Feb 2016

The majority of the world’s ancient yews are in the British Isles and 80-85% of these are in churchyards. Yews are adapted to be one of nature’s great survivors: Yews are attacked by few organisms – all but the flesh of the red berry is poisonous. Almost all yews become hollow after 400-500 years. A …

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Feb 22

Knit & Stitch Feb 2016

Some lovely projects are currently being undertaken by some members. A soft and cuddly crocheted cat was keeping an eye out and listening in on all the chatter! A lovely quilt in shades of blue was being hand quilted. It was interesting to see the tools used in this process. Quilters tape enabled accurate lines …

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Feb 22

Caynham Ashford WI Feb 2016

When we scribble down our shopping lists, do we ever think what our handwriting says about us. Our speaker Anne Cummings, a graphologist, briefly told how the upper, middle and lower zones of our writing and the angle of slant define our personal traits and characteristics. She explained how graphology is used for psychological analysis, …

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Feb 22

Marmalade

MANY thanks to those who donated so many jars for my Marmalade sessions, as a result of which I have over 100 jars of marmalade made! You will find them for sale in the church, the proceeds of which, during Lent will go to Water Aid. This is a charity that provides CLEAN water to …

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Feb 22

Ludlow Garden Club – March

On Wednesday 16th March Paul Green is coming to speak on “Rare and Unusual Plants” It is good to find something different to fill the odd space this year, so come and find out what he has to offer. The meeting starts at 7:30 pm at St. Peter`s Parish Centre. Visitors welcome. £3.00. If anyone …

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Feb 22

Bowls is for Everyone from 6th April

Wednesday evenings from April 6th, weather permitting. We are planning to open at 6pm and dedicate the first hour to the younger generation, minimum 10 years old to and including 14 years old, with adults playing from 7pm onwards. Because there are significant costs in maintaining the green, there will be a small charge of …

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Feb 22

Mar 2016 – The new season

Many of you will have walked or driven past the Village Hall, on Tuesday or Thursday afternoons, and seen some of the members of the Bowls Club totally absorbed in their friendly rivalry and banter, oblivious to the rest of the world, all their trials and tribulations forgotten for a while. If you have, you …

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Feb 22

Children’s Society Box Opening

This will take place on Saturday 23rd April at Chris Parry’s house, Number 8 Ashford, between 9.30 and 12.00a.m. If this is inconvenient please ring Lucy Treasure. (872741) If you hold a box could you please bring it to Chris Parry’s house on 23rd April and we will give you a cup of tea or …

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Feb 22

Flower Arrangers for St Mary Magdalene, Ashford Carbonel

The coffee morning for the flower arrangers and cleaners held at No 8 on Thursday 11th February was a very friendly low-key get-together, and a number of people kindly added their names to the rota of people willing to do altar flowers in the church. However, we need more people. You do not need to …

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Feb 22

Ashford Carbonell Annual Parochial Church Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Parishioners and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 19th April 2016 in St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Ashford Carbonell starting at 7.00pm. Now is the time for adding names to the Church Electoral Roll. Anyone not already on the Roll, and who would like their name to be …

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