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Revised Planning Application - Public Meeting!!!

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Summer Crochet Clinic “Beginners Bunting”

"Beginners Bunting"

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Come along and learn how to make your own lovely bespoke bunting for your home! You will learn how to make colourful triangles first and then how to join them together, it’s so fun, easy and addictive!
When: 15th July @ 2pm - 5pm
Where: Marston Montgomery Coronation Hall
Cost: £20 per person (payable in advance) / Pre-Booking Essential
Level: Complete beginners to crochet welcome, knowing the basics would be an advantage, but you will learn ‘on the job’ and quickly build up your skills.
Equipment: All materials supplied
** Raffle **
Summer Themed Afternoon Tea & Pimm’s Served

To book your place please email or call Laura. Tel 07807 801 652 Email Laura_1000@live.co.uk
(Please note the class may be cancelled up to 7 days before the event if the minimum amount of bookings is not reached, advanced payment is non-refunded unfortunately)

End of Summer Ball 2018

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If you would like to reserve a ticket for this year’s ball then please could you email Mark at markafol@gmail.com stating how many tickets you would like. If you are unable to email then please contact Mark (07828206568), Rob (07977932925) or Will (07975774600) directly.

Tickets will be required to be paid by the 31st August and are priced at £55.

Marston Montgomery Coronation Hall - Update

The Village Hall Committee have been in contact with the Developers of the New Village Hall to establish the best way to proceed. As a result a management plan is being put together. Quotes from Solicitors have also been sought to act on behalf of the Management Committee.

The Committee would also like to thank all who helped and/or supported the Summer BBQ to make it a very successful event.

Well Dressing


Thanks must go to Jennifer O’Shaughnessy for her Well dressing design, and masterminding of the dressing this year, her first time; it was absolutely on the topic of the moment in depicting 100 years of Votes for Women, which was in the news that weekend.
She took on the organising of the flowers too, and keeping the Petallers happy and even getting it finished on Friday Night!
It was a splendid sight when finally put in place at the Well.

WI

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The next meeting of the WI is on the 16th July at 7.30pm in the Coronation Hall. It is a change to our programme and will be the talk by Gary Wells - “Land’s End to John O'Groats by bike” that was postponed from earlier in the year.
Refreshments and Flowers Rosemary Yates / Jen Sample. New members always welcome.

Fitness Class

Weekly Fitness Class each Thursday at 2pm.

For further info contact: Tania 01889590736 or 07515832101
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Marston Singers

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The Next Meetings are on Wednesday’s 11th & 25th July. Please note the later start time of 7.30pm, 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 helenmfol@outlook.com

Village Hall Proposed Architects Drawing

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MMCH 100 Club Lotto Draw 2018

Coronation Hall 2018 Lotto
The fifth draw of the 2018 Lotto took place on 9th June at the Village BBQ, 3 numbers drawn this month:

1st Prize (£50) - Number 83
2nd Prize (£25) - Number 51
3rd Prize (£25) - Number76

There are still 7 draws left and some numbers available if anyone is interested.

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.