The Strettons climate care, district club, easter celebration, gardens open, community cinema, courses and much more (From Ludlow Advertiser)
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The Strettons climate care, district club, easter celebration, gardens open, community cinema, courses and much more
8:00am Thursday 5th April 2012 in Church Stretton
CLIMATE CARE - Thermal imaging of the Town Council Offices revealed a great amount of heat loss from the building and this so insulation measures are at present being put into place as was outlined in a recent meeting set up by Stretton Climate Care at the Silvester Horne Institute.
On the same evening a film about Globalisation as opposed to Localisation was also shown. There is a reminder that low energy bulbs can be recycled at the Acorn Café.
DISTRICT CLUB - A Darts Exhibition is planned for Saturday at the District Social Club when world class player Kevin Painteris due to be on hand.
Tickets cost £10 including buffet and are on sale through the Club.
On Friday, April 13, there will be a race Night with proceeds going to Dan’s Africa medical Volunteer Project.
EASTER CELEBRATION - St. Laurence’s Church will be offering an afternoon of crafts, music and food at the Parish Centre from 3pm-5pm on Sunday during which the Easter message will be presented in a fun and interactive way. To find out more ring 01694 722588.
GARDENS OPEN - The Gardens of Preen Manor will be open on Monday from 2pm-5pm with plants on sale.
Admission is £5 for adults and 50p for children with proceeds going to charity.
COMMUNITY CINEMA - The film to be screened at Hope Bowdler Village Hall on Wednesday is Midnight in Paris and on Tuesday, April 17, Resistance will be shown at Acton Scott Village Hall. All showings start at 7.30pm and admission for adults is £4 .
COFFEE MORNING - The Children’s Society Box Opening and coffee morning with marmalade and cake stalls will take place on Thursday, April 12, from 10am at the Parish Centre.
SMALLHOLDERS - The March meeting of the Shropshire Smallholders Group heard about vegetable growing from Mark Hall who illustrated his talk with pictures of his own vegetable garden where the produce is grown for showing .
He spoke about his experiments with growing early potatoes in pots in poly tunnel and greenhouse and also with early sowings of runner beans.
On Thursday, April 12, the group meets again in Leebotwood Village Hall for a talk about pure and rare breed poultry. There will be a chance for members to sell smallholder items such as eggs, chutneys, tools and crafts, to swap part packets or unwanted seeds and to advertise for items wanted or for sale.
LUCKY NUMBERS - The lucky winners of the March Lottery Draw at Mayfair were tickets 293, 494, 506 and 435 winning £100, £50, £20 and £10 respectively.
COURSES - A number of adult evening courses to be held at Church Stretton school are on offer for April including Digital SLR Photography Progression, File Management and e-Document Production, Introduction to Web Design, Learn to Play Keyboards and Play the Flute. To enrol or find out more ring 01743 342333. Courses are for those over 19 years of age and fee waivers may apply if you enquire.
PAPAZA - A concert by the Shropshire Strummers was held in St. Laurence’s Church last week-end to raise funds for Pazapa, a Centre for disabled children in Haiti and during the concert a presentation about the centre was given. Donations were invited as admission was free, and there is a big thank you to all who supported the event.
SCRAPPIES - Will be closed for three weeks from Monday, April 16, for the work on the new roof and insulation of the building to be done. Anyone planning to visit the store after the Saturday should ring beforehand to check if it is open while preparations are in progress.
PATIENT GROUP - An open meeting arranged by the Strettondale Patient Participation Group took place last week at the Silvester Horne Institute chaired by Bill Ross. After the visual presentation and views from the other side given by the receptionists the public was invited to ask questions about the Medical Practice which were answered accordingly by doctors, the practice manager and receptionists.
The Patient Participation Group has a notice board and suggestion box in the waiting room for patients to use.
At the meeting it was also announced that the Church Stretton Health and Social Care Partnership would like to hear memories and anecdotes or photographs relating to any of the GPs and their surgeries in Church Stretton from the 50s and 60s and during the Queen’s reign which show how local healthcare has changed over the years.
If you can help please ring Ann on 01694 722616.
Notes for next week's edition should reach you on Wednesday afternoon.