Sunday, 4 December 2011

Village News | 4 December 2011

CHURCH TRIP 36 lucky people enjoyed a trip to Gretna the other week.
The weather, the hotel, the food and the company were all excellent.A
big thankyou must go to Geoff Hobart for organising the trip.On the
last night in the hotel the group put on some entertainment for the
other guests and raised £105 for Children in Need.

CRAFT FAIR.A very successful craft fair was held in the Village Hall
during November.Many of the 24 stalls were local residents which made
customers realise what talented people there are in the villages.The event
organised by the village hall committee with members of the committee
serving refreshments.

FRIENDSHIP CLUB.The club held the annual lunch with a carvery at the
Rose and Crown on Thursday of last week.Members and guests had a choice of
turkey or beef
and all had a free raffle ticket.Prior to the lunch Terry and Gwenda Cater
entertained all
with some lovely music, mixing Christmas music with folk songs.The club
paid for half of the meal with members paying for the other half.The
friendship club will be doing the raffle at the Christmas Market on December

ALL SAINTS CHURCH The Church members and friends held a turkey and
tinsel night at the Rose and Crown on Friday of last week.All were given a
free raffle
ticket and enjoyed an enjoyable carvery meal.All Saints will have the
midnight service on Christmas Eve 11.30p.m.
A carol service with Methodist Chapel will be held on December 18th at the Church.

QUIZ Last weeks quiz was for Community Crafts. Dave Farrow was quiz master,
the winners were Bernards Gang and the Uptonogood team. £94
was raised This weeks quiz will be chosen by the landlord any donations of
prizes will be welcome.

CHAPEL Upton Chapel would like to say a big thankyou to the Rose and Crown
ladies darts team who gave them a cheque for £150 in memory of
Colin Hutchinson.

CHRISTMAS MARKET This is to take place next Thursday 15th Dec in the Rose
and Crown. The bellringers will start at 6pm, followed by Lea
school children singing carols,then the market will be opened by councillor
Jessie Milne at 6-30pm.

Written by Mrs L Alsop