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Arts Festival


Joye and Michael Woodhead are collecting names and exhibits for the forthcoming Festival on May 12th and 13th.
The subject for the photographic exhibition this year is ‘Architecture’.
Joye will be collecting names of the Scarecrow exhibits too.

The Subject for the Flower Festival in the Church will be ‘Celebrations’ and Ann will very soon be twisting the arm of previous kind people who have done an arrangement for her but would very much like to hear from any willing newcomers too.

Well Dressing 2018

Well Dressing - 10th June
Plans are progressing nicely for the Village’s annual Well Dressing Event on the above date.
This year there will be a Family Treasure Hunt around the Village, the Well Dressing and Church Service, plus a Cream Tea event in the Village Hall - Something for everyone to get involved in!
The next planning meeting will be on Tuesday 24th April at 7.30pm in the village hall and with the format being different this year you can find out more and help plan for a great weekend!

Chairman Community Award

Ken Bull has won a Chairman’s Community Award for services to the community over many years. He will be presented with the award at the Coronation Village Hall in MM at 3pm on Tuesday the 10th of April – followed by tea and refreshments

Please let Olivia Harrison know by email or text on : - or 07772 747233

Fitness Class

Fitness Class recommences on Thursday 19th April at 2pm
after the Easter Break.

For further info contact: Tania 01889590736 or 07515832101
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Marston Montgomery End Of Summer Ball

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Date: 22nd September 2018

Time: 7pm

Venue: Buckley’s Field

Ticket Price: £55

Tickets will go on General Sale on the 1st July BUT for
anybody that attended last year we will be getting in touch to offer you a chance to purchase tickets before this date.

Let’s see if we can raise more money for our Village


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The April meeting will be on Monday 16th April at 7.30pm in the Coronation Hall, our speaker is Jane Sandal talking about Africa 2017.
Refreshments and Flowers Eleanor Shakespeare and Vicki Parker. New Members are always welcome.

MMCH 100 Club Lotto Draw 2018

The second draw of the 2018 Lotto took place on 7th March, 2 numbers drawn this month.
1st Prize (£25) - Number 72
2nd Prize (£25) - Number 61

Marston Singers

The Next Meetings are on Wednesday’s 11th & 25th April at 7pm, at the home of Alison and Ian Sharlot: West Thorpe, Riggs Lane.

New Members are always welcome and if you require any further information then please contact Helen Foley on 07817600448 or

Mobile Library Southern Routes


Southern Mobile Library Routes until 20 April 2018

Defibrilator Training

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Our Community defibrillator generously donated by British Heart Foundation is for the benefit of our Community. This would be needed in case of cardiac arrest when directed by the Emergency Services.
I personally know of 2 people (outside of Marston Montgomery) who are thankfully here today as a result of receiving CPR, within the last 14 months.

Every year 30,000 people suffer Cardiac Arrest out of Hospital. Less than 1 in 10 people survive.
In Norway where CPR is taught to all pupils in School 1 in 4 people survive.
If we achieve the same survival rates as Norway in this country we could save almost 5,000 lives every year.

Part of the agreement from BHF is to promote CPR training for the community which they have provided training kit, as per photo.
I have run a number of training sessions and am happy to put on further training /refresher covering CPR and use of defibrillator.
We have a training defibrillator provided by the village hall committee to assist training.
Alternatively, I'm aware many people receive training else where but if you would like to borrow training kit which includes DVD promoting CPR to use at home to teach family or refresh your skills it could be loaned  out. 
If your would like to attend hands on training, borrow the training

Village Hall Bins

Over recent months we have been aware that the Coronation Hall Bins have been used for Non Coronation Hall waste, most recently we have found a considerable section of carpet sticking out of the top of the General waste Bin and such instances prevent official use of the bin and also leaves the Hall looking untidy.

May we remind those who have been doing this that the Coronation Hall Bins are strictly for the use of the Coronation Hall and its related functions and not to act as an overflow for other peoples waste.

Thank You.

Village Hall Committee.

Book Club

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Book Club
If you are interested in joining us - we are very friendly and meet on the Second Wednesday each month. Our current book is Anne Michaels ‘Fugitive Pieces’. Book of the month for November is Roddy Doyle ‘The Woman who walked in to doors’. Book of the month for December will be Rachel Abbot ‘Sixth Window’. Please contact Eleanor Shakespeare on 590519 if you would like further details.

Marston Montgomery Educational Trust

Any young person having to buy books, or incurring other educational expenses, can apply to the above fund for financial assistance.  For further details please contact Hope Oakes on 01889 590547.