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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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Ashford Carbonell Village Hall is awarded £60,000

‘Ashford Carbonell Village Hall is awarded £60,000 after their innovative services impress major UK funder’ ‘The Garfield Weston Foundation more than doubles its £5m anniversary fund to over £11m to support over 150 charities across UK after overwhelming demand.’ The Village Hall Committee is delighted to be able to announce we have secured a Grant …

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3 Students and a Nissan Micra

Well, it was certainly not as gentle as 3 Men In A boat by Jerome K Jerome! What an interesting and exciting time they had? So many adventures, so many highs and lows but all very entertainingly imparted by Robert to a packed audience in the Village Hall. Maybe there was much more to tell …

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Harvest Festival – October 4th 2018

At the end of a gloriously warm Autumn day we met to celebrate Harvest by coming together as a parish at a harvest service followed by supper. Lynn Money took the service to a packed church where praise and thanks were given and harvest hymns were sung with gusto. Delicious soup, lasagne and apple puddings …

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