EXTRACTS FROM THE
Sponsored Bike Ride
The annual sponsored ride and walk in aid of the Bucks
Historic Churches Trust takes place on Saturday 9 September. last
year eight cyclists took part from the village and raised £280 between
them (half of which went towards the upkeep of our church). So if
you would like to participate this year contact Kay Leeming on 372032
for your sponsor form.
The church will be open from 9.30 am onwards on Saturday
16 September to prepare for harvest. As always help with the
flower arranging, cleaning, tidying and mowing the churchyard (which at
present is in excellent order thanks to Ivor Case), is appreciated.
We reply totally on volunteers to give their time and efforts to help
with these tasks, so if you are able to help please turn up at the
church. Gifts of produce can be either brought to the church or
given to the churchwardens. harvest Choral Evensong will be at 6
pm on Sunday 17 September.
The Harvest Supper will be at the Church Hall on
Saturday 16, 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm. Tickets £6.00 per adult, £4.00
children and senior citizens, £14.00 family ticket (two adults, two
children under 12). Please bring your own drinks. There will
be a raffle; final date for booking will be Monday 11 September.
Mike Paker will be once again using his excellent
auctioneering skills at the Harvest Auction on Monday 18 September at 8
pm at The Wheatsheaf auctioning local produce to raise funds for the
church. This always proves to be a very entertaining evening, so
do come along and support us.
Autumn Bazaar - Saturday 18 November
A planning meeting for this year's Bazaar will be on
Wednesday 4 October at 8.00 pm in the Church Hall. New ideas for
stalls or games are always welcome, so if you are not able to attend the
meeting but would like to be involved, contact Kay Leeming on 372032.
Webb Ivory Catalogue
The Christmas Catalogues are available from Diana
Kesterton, telephone 372434. There are very good value cards and
wrapping paper which can be ordered.
The next meeting of the Parish Council is on Thursday 14
September at 7.30 pm at The Pavilion, Rushmere Close.
Bulk Skip Container
There will be a bulk skip container from 26 - 28
September in Greenways Car Park.
The Mobile Library will be in the village by the War
Memorial on Friday 8 September and Friday 22 September, from 11.20 am to
Bow Brickhill WI
The next meeting will be on Thursday 21 September at
7.30 pm in The Pavilion. Mr Seamark will be talking about Walking
Sticks and Shepherds' Crooks. The competition will be 'Interesting
Public Meeting and Annual Meeting of Brownswood/Tilbrook
With The Milton Keynes Council Chief Environmental
Health Officer, representatives of Tilbrook companies, MK Councillors
for Danesborough, chairman of Bow Brickhill Parish Council. Friday
1 September 2000 at 5 pm at The Pavilion. All residents are
welcomed. Organised and chaired by Cllr David Hopkins with thanks
to Bow Brickhill Parish Council. The purpose of the meeting is to
discuss and seek solutions to ongoing problems of alleged noise
pollution from the Tilbrook Industrial Estate.
Bow Brickhill Club
Despite the set-back of having no speaker for the August
meeting, club members organised a very entertaining afternoon
themselves, brining photographs, maps and memorabilia dating back over
There were maps of the village and surrounding area
dating from the seventeen hundreds, photographs from the very early days
of photography, an air-raid warden's diary and even a record of village
children's infectious diseases from the early thirties. After tea
and drawing of the raffle, betty organised a short bingo session.
Preparations are now well in hand for our canal cruise
on 5 September and we would remind club members that we need to
meet at the Pavilion at 1.00 pm at the latest to ensure that everyone
has transport to and from Leighton Buzzard. There is no need
to worry about all this happening at lunch time, as provision has been
made the the healthiest of appetites during the trip. All we need
is a warm, sunny day.
Friday 8 September - Live entertainment with Darren
Friday 22 September - Italian Night (Please book in
Tuesday special: jacket potatoes with selective
fillings. Free pool table day.
Items for the August newsletter should reach
Norman Causer - 14 Downs View, Bow Brickhill - by Friday 23 September.
Tel 01908 372884.
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