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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

SSEN: Warn and Inform for Storms

Please see publication from Scottish and Southern Electricity Network regarding power outages: STORMS SSEN Warn and Inform Leaflet[45651]

HS2 Petition

Keith Turnecliff, a resident of Long Itchington, has sent the following message regarding HS2: Are you aware of the latest petition? Over 19,000 people have signed. Have you? Please sign the petition at https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/255413 Why not ask the other eligible voters in your household to do the same? Then ask relatives, friends and fellow supporters to do likewise. Together we can SCRAP HS2.

Fairport 2019 Tickets – 3-day residents’ permits still available

Fairport Convention’s Cropredy Festival 8th – 10th August 2019 There are still a few three-day entrance permits available to the residents of Williamscot and Wardington for this year’s Fairport Convention. If you have not applied already, then please let me know by no later than Sunday 21st July if you require any tickets, and these will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Many thanks,      Emma. Three-day entrance permits will again be available for this years’ Festival at the special price of £40 each. As in previous years, tickets will be offered to every Williamscot resident in the first instance with surplus permits then allotted to the adult children of residents (if they grew up in Williamscot) and

The Hare and Hounds re-opening day Saturday 6th July

Come and celebrate the reopening of the Hare and Hounds on Saturday 6th July with a barbecue and bouncy castle from 12 to 9pm, face painting from 12 to 3pm and a DJ from 6pm until 10pm. If you haven't yet been, come and enjoy the fully refurbished interior and lovely terrace in the beer garden. See you there!