Category: News

Village Hall & Sports Field survey

The Village Hall committee would like to carry out an informal survey to determine what activities villagers would like to see in the village hall and on the sports field. Once the new meeting room is built we will have more scope to offer events in the main hall and on the newly purchased sports …

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Carol Singing

Despite inclement weather conditions a large number of people (more than ever before) gathered at the car park just before Christmas and embarked on the annual tour of the village carol singing, despite increasing rain we soldiered on until we reached no 8 where Christine and a large number of guests gave us a warm …

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Village Christmas Lunch

On the first Sunday of December the Christmas festivities started for 33 lucky people, with a Christmas lunch of turkey and all the trimmings followed by either Christmas pudding ( I am reliably informed that the brandy sauce with the plum pudding had quite a kick), or cheese cake. It was a wonderful meal and …

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First Living Nativity

On a cold, clear evening in December, 50 people gathered on the playing field to join in our first re-enactment of the Nativity. Mary and Joseph came to Bethlehem joined by Shepherds, the Angels and the Wise Men who were following the Star and with singing and clever narrating the story was unravelled for us. …

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Spanish Art and Architecture

60 villagers and friends attended the Spanish Art and Architecture evening on 20th October. A great night with delicious tapas organised by the social committee. An interesting talk was led by Stephen Treasure and Janie Jones with accompanying slides and pictures. Many thanks to all who helped make the evening such an enjoyable event.

Poppy Collection

Thank you to everyone who helped with the village door to door collection and every-one who donated. The village collection raised £555.87 for the British Legion. Many Thanks Tony Freer

Remembrance Sunday

This year marked 100 years since the Armistice which ended the First World War, and the occasion was marked by a service in the church followed by prayers, the reading of the names of the dead and a hymn at the War Memorial outside the Village Hall, before the two minutes silence at 11.00. The …

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Living Nativity – 14th Dec @ 6pm

You are all invited to a Street Art Performance of the Nativity which will be held on the Playing Field in Ashford Carbonel on Friday 14th December at 6.00pm. There is no cost. We will finish in the Village Hall with free hot chocolate and mince pies. Come and join us, in the unfolding of …

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Notes from The Beach

Our riverside beach is a wonderful village asset, and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) be-cause of its special eco system. As such, the Environment Agency takes a keen interest in what goes on down there, and can enforce changes if they find us wanting in terms of caring for it. So it was …

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Caynham Christmas Tree Festival

The preparations for the seventh annual Christmas Tree Festival, at St Marys Church, Caynham are well under way. This year the theme of the Festival is “A Christmas Poem”. On Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of December, the Church will be open from 10 am till 4 pm. Entry is Free. There will be Hot …

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