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EXTRACTS FROM THE VILLAGE NEWSLETTER
APRIL  2000

EASTER FLOWERS AND CLEANING

As usual the church will be open on Saturday morning, 22 April, from 9.30 am, in preparation for Easter.  All help would be appreciated with the cleaning and flower arranging, tidying and mowing the churchyard (weather permitting).  Donations towards the cost of flowers can be given to the Rector or the Church Wardens.

MAUNDY THURSDAY SUPPER - 20 APRIL AT 7 PM

It is Bow's turn to host our own Maunday Thursday Supper.  All are welcome but please let us know if you would like to attend.  There is no charge but donations are gratefully accepted.  Contact Kay Leeming, tel 01908 372032 or John Wales tel 01908 373907 by Monday 17 April.  

PENTECOST 2000 - 10 AND 11 JUNE

The Diocese is celebrating the 2000th year of Christianity by holding a two day festival at the Bucks County Show Ground at Weedon.  Saturday the 10th is a special Youth Day and Sunday 11th is a day for church-goers, friends and families to gather together to discover new possibilities for the new millennium. For more information and tickets contact Stuart Leeming tel 01908 372032.

ALL SAINTS FESTIVAL WEEKEND - 24 & 25 JUNE

Organisation for this is well under way with another planning meeting to be held on Tuseday 4 April at 7.30 pm at Driveside (74a Station Road).  

In June the church will be open to visitors to see the "Flower Festival", from 10.00 am until 6.00 pm on Saturday 24th and from 10.00 am until 5.00 pm on Sunday 25th followed by a Songs of Praise Service in the church at 6 pm.  The Tower will be open both days.  Help is needed manning the tower, serving refreshments and generally tidying the church beforehand, as well as the flower arranging.  So if you are able to assist in any way it would be greatly appreciated.  Contact either Kay Leeming on 01908 372032, or Joan West on 01908 377400.  Also please contact us if you would like to sponsor a flower display which will be arranged on your behalf.

The Open Gardens will be held on both days from 2.00 pm until 6 pm and we are hoping to get a variety of gardens, large and small, throughout the village.  If you are prepared to open your garden, please contact Brenda Toombs on 01908 375151 as soon as possible.

YOUTH ON SHOW

After months of hard work and rehearsals, this year's production Dracula Spectacula takes to the stage.   If anyone would like to come to Woughton to see the show and needs a lift, please contact Mary or telephone 647003.  Thank you to everybody who has given us material, clothes, props, etc.  We were given a dismembered 'hand' much to everyone's amusement!!!  Nothing we are given is ever wasted.  Thank you.                

PARISH COUNCIL

The next Parish Council meeting is Thursday 13 April at 7.30 pm.  Please note the Annual General Meeting is Thursday 11 May at 7.30 am.

A cleaner is required for the Pavilion hours and salary to be discussed.  Please contact eithe rMr Eddie Chesse (Caretaker) tel 01908 370486 or Mrs Brenda Toombs (Parish Clerk) tel 01908 375151.

BOW BRICKHILL CLUB

The March meeting went off to a flying start with a Fish & Chip Lunch enjoyed by eighteen people.

The Fish & Chips were supplied by "Henry Higgins" (Woburn Sands) at a special Senior Citizen price of 2.35 per person.  Members paid 1.35 and a 1.00 subsidy was paid from Club Funds.  Desserts were supplied by members of the club.

After lunch three sessions of Bingo were organised by Mrs Betty Barden and the caller was Reg Goodger.  Winners were Mrs Gilbert, Mr Charlie Parker, typing with Mrs Betty Causer.  The final game was won by Mrs Valerie Bradbury.  A 'Get Well' card for Mrs Goode was signed by all club members and delivered to Bernard after the meeting.  After drawin the raffle the meeting closed at 4 pm.

The next meeting is Tuesday 4 April at 2 pm in the pavilion.  Mr Jack Bromfield will be the guest speaker ' Bomber Command - part Two'.  All are Welcome.

WOMEN'S INSTITUTE

The next meeting will be in the Church Hall on Thursday 13 Apri.  The Competition is for a 'Hand Mirror'.

MOBILE LIBRARY

The Mobile Library will be in the village by the War Memorial on Friday 7 April from 11.20 am to 11.40 am.

March 2000 Newsletter

 

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