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Ring Found in Cuddington
An engagement/dress ring has been found in the village. If anyone has lost a ring recently or is aware of anyone to whom this may belong, please contact PCSO C9830 Sue Jones on 07970 145073 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chearsley Classic Car Rally and Fun Day
A great deal of work has gone into organising this Classic Car Rally and Fun Day at the Chearsley Cricket Club on Sunday 7th September, from 12.00 until 4.30 pm.
Over 150 classic cars will be on display and other attractions include a car boot sale, a mini fun fair, arts and crafts stalls and vintage coach tours around the villages. There will be a flypast of a Hurricane sometime between 1.00 and 3.00 pm.
Admission is free. Refreshments and a barbecue will be provided and the Cricket Club bar will be open.
Arnie Jenks and the House of Strangers
Chearsley resident Tim Bradley has just published a new novel for children and teen adults.
Arnie Jenks and the House of Strangers tells the story of a seemingly ordinary 12-year-old boy who, while waiting to be collected by his aunt from a school trip to the crumbling, ancient Shabbington Hall, gets trapped there as a sudden heavy snowfall forces him to stay the night. As he wanders the house in search of hidden secrets he is suddenly transported back in time, meeting various characters associated with the house, each of whom has a tale to tell from when they lived there. His quest is to find out why this is happening to him.
The book is available now to order via The Book House in Thame and all other retail outlets plus Amazon, in both paperback at £6.99 and Ebook at £3.49.
Draw On Sweet Night
The Galliard Band and Singers are a broad range of recorder players supported by a number of vocalists who will be providing a concert, “Draw On Sweet Night” in St. Nicholas Church, Cuddington at 7.30pm on Saturday Sept. 20th.
A varied programme of music will be offered to please all tastes and it is much recommended.
Refreshments and canapés will be available during the interval which will provide a social interlude during the performance.
Tickets at £10 (£3 for those of 16 or under) are obtainable from Rose Cottage, Spurt Street (01844-291825). All proceeds, after expenses, will be donated to the Utugi Appeal.
The Busch Ensemble
Building Work on the Infant site
Work has now started on moving the front entrance on the Infant site, as our photograph shows.
Meanwhile inside good progress is being made in removing walls, re-configuring service pipes and wiring and generally to open up the internal area.
We hope the extra builders' traffic on the road is not being too disruptive.
Community Oil Buying Scheme Update
The price per litre for the July order was 49.99p plus VAT, a saving of up to £95.10 for an order of 1,000 litres*.
If you’re interested in joining the Scheme and saving money on your fuel oil, please contact Chris Long on 291153 for more details.
*Compared with the highest price quoted.
Didcot Power Station Cooling Towers Demolished
The skyline over Didcot changed dramatically at five o’clock this morning as the three southern cooling towers at Didcot A Power Station were demolished.
Watch a video of the towers’ demolition at the BBC News Oxford website
The school managed to choose the hottest day of the year (last Friday) to have a day of Seaside Fun – or was that just good planning?!!
All classes took part in various activities with a seaside theme – ending up with a fish and chip lunch.
Our photograph shows a group of Foundation children preparing to ice a “sandcastle” cake.
PCSO Sue Jones is PCSO of the Year for Buckinghamshire
Witchert Chorale Concert
Nearly 100 people turned up for the Flora & Fauna concert in St. Nicholas’ Church on Saturday June 28th which celebrated the beauty of nature with a variety of music of madrigals, classical and romantic part-songs etc.
A very lively and enthusiastic performance by the choir was enhanced by readings from Ed Cairns and a clarinet solo by Benedict Quinn. Wine and nibbles provided a much enjoyable social interlude at half-time.
The handsome proceeds of £1376 have been donated to the Tongabezi Trust School in Zambia.
See opposite for photographs.
The Witchert Chorale every year celebrate May Day by singing madrigals from the top of the church tower.