EXTRACTS FROM THE
Tickets are still available for this event to be held on
Sunday 11 June at Weedon County Showground. There will be events,
exhibitions and presentations by well known speakers. During the
day five members of Bow Brickhill Church Choir will join hundreds of
other choir members from the Diocese in a special Pentecost Praise to
include the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah.
Festival Weekend 24/25 June
We hope to have a plant stall and any contributions to
this would be appreciated. We still need to include one or two
more gardens to the programme. if you are prepared to open your
garden or have any plants available for the plant stall, please contact
Brenda Toombs Tel 01908 375151.
The church will be open on Saturday 24 June from 10.00
am until 6.00 pm and on Sunday 25 June from 10.00 am until 5.00 pm for
visitors to see the Flower Festival. Refreshments will be
available on both mornings within the church. The tower will be
open at an admission charge of 50p per adult.
On Saturday evening (24th) there will be a Festival
Supper in the Church Hall at 7.00 pm. Numbers will be limited for
this and the cost is £7.50 per head. For further details contact
Liz Drabble MK 372097.
Open Gardens will be held on both days (24th/25th) from
2.00 pm until 6.00 pm. Entry will be by programme at a charge of
£2.50 and afternoon tea will be available in the Village Hall.
Songs of Praise service at the Church at 6 pm. All
Bow Brickhill Club
When did 'Hogsty End' become Woburn Sands? All
will be revealed in the History of Woburn Sands, a talk by Councillor
Paul White on 6 June at 2 pm at the Pavilion, Rushmere Close. All
residents of Bow Brickhill and their friends are welcome.
The annual general meeting was very well attended with
37 residents present. Traffic problems were discussed at length
with Trevor Dove (Traffic & Transport Manager MK Council) and Police
Inspector Richard Searle (Thames Valley Police). Inspector Searle
has agred to do more speed checks in the village. Mr Dove has
promised that the 30 mph signs being painted on the road would be
completed by the end of the month.
Steetley expansion plans - a heated debate took place
with Tom Jones (Planning Officer, Minerals, MK Council). Residents
made it clear that they felt our village would be greatly affected by
increased traffic if the closure of Longslade Lane goes ahead.
Following the AGM, Mr Jones has contacted the Parish
Clerk and has suggested that anyone who wishes to place an objection to
the Steetley expansion should write to him before 25 June 2000.
Next Parish Council Meeting: Thursday 8 June at
7.30 at The Pavilion, Rushmere Close.
Saturday 15 July 2000
Family Pig Roast, Barbecue and Barn Dance (licensed
bar), to be held at The Pavilion. Tickets £5 each (to include
food), children under 12 accompanied by an adult - free. Tickets
available from parish councillors and parish clerk.
Please return your filled envelopes as soon as possible
to either one of the parish councillors or the clerk. The capsule
will be buried on the 15 July on the Village Green. Mr Fred Odell
has agreed to be in attendance as the oldest resident of the village.
Bow Brickhill WI
The next meeting will be held in the Pavilion on
Thursday 15 June at 7.30 pm. Mrs Ashwell will be talking about
'Beads' and the competition will be for a bead necklace.
Friday 2 June - Race Night - own a horse for £2
Saturday 17 June - Karoake
Friday 23 June - 'Happy Breed' live band
Wednesday 28 June - Bedford Morris Men
The morris men will be visiting the village to dance
outside The Wheatsheaf on Wednesday 28 June at 8 pm. This is a
return visit after two years absence and will bring you a taste of old
English custom and tradition.
The mobile library will be in the village by the War
Memorial on Friday 2 June and Friday 16 June and also Friday 30 June
from 11.20 am to 11.40 am.
Good Luck Julia and Robin
The village extends best wishes for future happiness of
Julia Toombs and Robin Bradbury following their wedding on 20 May.
Items for the July newsletter should reach Norman
Cuause - 14 Downs View, Bow Brickhill - by 16 June. Tel 01908
Newsletter . April
May 2000 Newsletter