Category Archive: News

Mar 31

Lent Lunch Saturday March 17th

Just before the final snows of Winter had arrived the second Lent Lunch took place in the Village Hall. With over 30 people attending a great community event took place with well over £159 raised which is to be divided between Church Funds and Christian Aid. Thanks to Claudia and Robert for organizing a SOUPER …

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Mar 01

Village Hall Update

The Sports Field has come to the fore once again. The Hall Committee received a ‘letter before action’ from Mr Zair’s solicitor towards the end of January demanding that the boundary fence be put up. The Hall Committee have responded by offering, again, to purchase or lease the Zair’s part of the field. If this …

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Mar 01

Lent Lunch, Saturday 17th February

Around 30 people met together in the Village Hall on the first Saturday of Lent for a lunch of soup and bread and a chat. A big thank you to all who came to support this event – £200 was raised, to be divided between Christian Aid and St Mary Magdalene Church. Thank you also …

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Mar 01

Repairs to the Church Tower

The lead that had been peeled away from the church roof during the high winds we had during January has been repaired. Admiration goes to the scaffolders who carried on working in the wet and windy weather we’ve had recently.

Jan 29

Fairtrade Fortnight 26th February – 11th March

During Fairtrade Fortnight get ready to invite people into fair trade and if you’re not already a supporter, welcome this invitation to start buying Fairtrade goods. It’s scandalous that millions of farmers and workers are still being ripped off despite working hard to provide the products we love. Unfairness in global trade is rooted in …

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Jan 29

The Ashford Carbonel Cook Book

Ashford Carbonel Village Hall held a Book Launch on Tuesday 13th December 2017 to promote their Cookbook. The Cookbook, compiled by editors Janie Jones and Marilyn Heath contains 71 tried and tested favourite recipes from some of the villagers of Ashford Carbonel. Many of the recipes have been used in Village Hall functions over the …

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Jan 29

Afternoon Teas In The Village Hall

Afternoon teas take place in the Village Hall every other Thursday between 2.30pm and 4.00pm. In February they are on Thursday 1st and Thursday 15th, but there is always a board outside on the grass verge on the day. A cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake are available for a donation (we …

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Jan 29

Bronwen Coldwell

On a bright and crisp morning Bronwen’s ashes were laid to rest on the East side of the churchyard. It was in fact December 14th, Bronwen’s birthday, and as the family gathered round, each with their own special memories, the words of that famous hymn were fresh in our thoughts: “Where is death’s sting? Where …

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Jan 29

Carol Singing

Despite atrocious weather conditions, twenty seven brave people gathered at the car park just before Christmas and embarked on the annual tour of the village Carol Singing. They were in particularly good voice resulting in a record collection. On arrival at No 8 they were warmly welcomed by their host Christine Parry and some forty …

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Jan 29

Christmas Tree Festival St Mary’s Caynham

At the sixth Christmas Tree Festival in St Mary’s Church Caynham, Pantomimes proved to be a popular theme, with fourteen decorated trees. From Aladdin to Snow White, so many imaginative ideas were on display. A large tree was also laden with all seventy eight gifts listed in the Twelve Days of Christmas, to-gether with information …

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