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Wardington fete 2019 raises 5 year record!

The Fete this year raised just under £2,000, a record for the last five years. We have made a donation to Dogs For Good as our nominated charity, and the money raised will be split between the Cricket Club and the Church Fabric Fund. Thanks to everyone who attended and who helped to make this ever-popular event such a success this year. Special thanks go to Bridget and Forbes Elworthy for hosting the day, all the clubs and societies running games and all the volunteers who help organise and set up the event. Thanks also to Evelyn Phillips for opening the fete once again this year.

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Reading glasses found

Are these your reading glasses? Did you drop them walking on Edgcote from the top of Fox Hill towards the gallops? If so, call Andrew on 01295 750765.

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Harvest Supper Saturday 5th October 2019

An event for all the family Saturday 5th October 2019 at 6pm in Wardington Memorial Hall This is an event for everyone, young and old with live music, fun and laughter. Enjoy Cottage Pie (vegetarian option available), Harvest Puddings of fruit pies and crumble, followed by Cheese & Biscuits, cash bar and a raffle. There will be a children's table with colouring and other activities so parents can relax!  All proceeds to St. Mary Magdalene. Adults £12, Children (8-16) £7 (under 8's FREE), OAP £9. Tickets from Steve Mackenzie-Lawrie on 07950 411373 or steve.mlawrie@btinternet.com

Last Call for Ride & Stride 14th Sept.

Don't miss out on this years Ride + Stride event!  Ride + Stride is a national sponsored bike ride or walk in which people all over England walk or cycle between churches  Please see the Ride and Stride news announcement for details: https://mailchi.mp/ohct/j6olxopvor?e=a9b97ad7f8

Don’t forget the Best Dressed Pet

Judging of the Best Dressed Owner and Pet will take place at 2:30pm tomorrow at the fete. Please do join in and have fun! Please contribute any toys, books and other bric-a-brac items - take to the Manor tomorrow morning. We look forward to a lovely afternoon at the Manor gardens tomorrow. Thanks in advance for all your support.

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Calling all bakers!

We need your cakes! Please bake cakes for the cake stall at the fête on Sunday.  Jacquelene Allan will be running the cake stall and she would love to see you on Sunday morning with cakes. She would also really appreciate it if you could send her an email to jacallanuk@aol.com to let her know that you're a baker. We need your produce! We also need as many as possible to enter the produce show. If you don't enter, you can't win a prize! The list of categories is here, so please do get involved.

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Wardington Village Fête 2019

Please come to the Wardington Village Fête and Horticultural Show on Sunday 1st September in the Manor gardens between 2pm and 5pm. This year's fête is kindly sponsored by Mansion Hill Vets, Middleton Cheney, and will raise money for the Wardington Cricket Club, the Church Fabric Fund and Dogs for Good. The fête will be opened at 2pm by Mrs Evelyn Phillips. There will be Morris dancers, Pimms, BBQ, Cream teas, Tombola, Games and a Cake stall. Bert Manton will be with us again with his gipsy caravan.  For entries for the Horticultural Show, please download the class listing here Horticultural Show 2019. Please help out by baking cakes for the Cake stall and bringing to the Manor on Sunday

Poppy Collection

I  am having to retire from the Poppy Collection and would like to hear from anyone willing to take over. The collection in Chacombe has been taken over by Middleton Cheney and so our area is now only Wardington and Williamscote. If we do not manage to find anyone then our collection will be taken over by Middleton Cheney. I am sure this would be as disappointing to you as it would be for me after 32 years as Local Organiser. I have the order forms for this year’s collection and would be: more than happy to assist with its completion, together with any other help required.  It is not a very demanding job, and very rewarding. Please give it