Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Village News

with Margaret Morbey

A busy weekend ahead for Chearsley as the  Challenge and Barn Dance will be held THIS Saturday September 10  when  there will be a fun Family Challenge  afternoon followed by a Barn Dance and Picnic in the grounds of the Cricket Club. The “Challenge” will start at 4pm and will include all kinds of obstacle type races, including  horse jumps, crawling under netting and wheel barrow races. It costs £3 per child and£10 for a family. The Barn Dance and family picnic will start after the obstacle races at around 6pm.  All money raised from this family afternoon and evening will go towards building the new village hall.

Chearsley Village Classic & Vintage Fun Day will be held  THIS Sunday   September 11 from 12 to 6pm in the grounds of Chearsley Cricket club, Winchendon Road.  Entry is FREE to this great family day out with children’s attractions, vintage coach rides around the local area, live music, vintage and classic vehicles on display, refreshments, bar and a flyover of a Spitfire and a Hurricane during the afternoon.   More information is available at www.ccvfd.co.uk or facebook.com/ChearsleyClassicFunDay.

Calendar Boys Calendar Launch New Date
The launch of this new village hall fund-raising idea has now been altered to take place in The Bell on Friday October 14 from 8pm.  The calendars will be available to purchase at £10 each and  can also be ordered in advance by emailing the village hall committee at chearsleyvillagehall@hotmail.co.uk. At the launch night there will also be some photos available to buy which have not been included in the Calendar (perhaps these photos have been censored?)

Fortnightly Pub Lunches at The Bell
These are 2 course roast lunches including tea or coffee for £7 and are aimed mainly for older  Chearsley villagers who want to meet up at The Bell regularly for a delicious lunch and  who want to support their local pub. The date of the next lunch will be this Wednesday September 7  at 12.30pm.Please let Sharon know on 01844 208077 if you would like to be included before this date.   There will be a choice of pudding available on the day.

Refuse Collections
: Wednesday September 7 when the recycling blue lidded bins and food bins will be collected

Church Services at St Nicholas:
  • Sunday September 11 Morning Service at 10am    
Diary Dates:
  • This Tuesday September 6  Bingo at The Bell at around 8.30pm. Meal deals for Bingo players
  • Saturday September 10  Chearsley Challenge for all the family at the Cricket Club at 4pm followed by family picnic and Barn Dance at 6pm
  • Sunday September 11  Chearsley Classic and Vintage Fun Day 12 – 6pm at the Cricket Club
  • Sunday September 11  Monthly Sunday Quiz at The Bell at 8pm
  • Thursday September 15  Lip Reading Free session at Haddenham Medical Centre at 11am
  • Monday September 19 Parish Council meeting at 7.30pm in the village hall
  • Saturday September 24 Harvest Supper (more details in due course)
  • Sunday September 25  Harvest Service (more details in due course)
  • Friday October 7   Theatre in the Villages with Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show in the village hall Doors open at 6pm for refreshments for 6.30pm start. Tickets now on sale. Ring 01844 208913
  • Friday October 14 Chearsley Boys Calendar launch at The Bell at 8pm( change of date)
  • Saturday November 26 (new date) Murder Mystery Night with local drama group, The Thame Players at the village hall. Fund raising for the new village hall