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VE Day celebrations

This year, the early May bank holiday is being moved from the 1st Monday of May to Friday 8th to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day. We are looking for ideas of how to celebrate this monumental day. Got an idea?  Then please get in touch with any of the Parish Councillors or email wardingtonparishcouncil@gmail.com

VOLUNTEER LINK UP SCHEME – a note from Rosie White

VOLUNTEER LINK UP SCHEME - a note from Rosie White I am offering support to set up a Good Neighbour Scheme in your area, or to those of you with a schemes already, to help possibly expand what you do.  I am funded by AgeUK in partnership with Volunteer Link Up to help communities across Oxfordshire.   Cherwell District Council’s 2018-2019 Business Plan set out three strategic priorities, one of which was to create ‘Thriving Communities and Wellbeing’.  One of three aims within this was to adopt The ‘Good Neighbour’ model to target social isolation and loneliness.   What is a Good Neighbour Scheme: Good Neighbour Schemes are local voluntary groups which offer a service in their community e.g. transport, befriending

Using What3Words

Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue are now using what3words. This means if you need to contact the police and are having trouble describing where you are, you can use the app to tell them your exact location. what3words has labelled every 3m x 3m square in the world with an address made of three random words from the dictionary. For example, the 3 word address of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square is ///this.fantastic.notes All you need to do is download the free what3words app. You’ll be able to see and share the 3 word address of your current location and also find out the 3 word address of your home (by typing in your address and selecting the square containing your front

EARLY WARBLER DEADLINE

Please note that the Warbler deadline has been brought forward due to the printers altering deadlines.  All items for inclusion in the February issue should be sent to wardingtonwarbler@gmail.com before 20th January. Many thanks

Tai Chi Classes in Wardington

TAI CHI Gentle movement for health and wellbeing at Wardington Memorial Hall   Jan / Feb 2020 Programme Tuesdays January 7th  10:00 – 11:00am January 14th  2:00 – 3:00pm January 21st 10:00 – 11:00am January 28th 10:00 – 11:00am February 4th  10:00 – 11:00am    February 11th 2:00 – 3:00pm February 18th 10:00 – 11:00am February 25th 10:00 – 11:00am * * * * * * * * * * For further details contact: 01295 758084 * * * *

Grit bins

If you are out and about walking over the festive period, please keep an eye on the grit bins levels.  If you see a bin that is very low on grit, please report it on fixmystreet.com with the location of the bin.  (Instructions can be found in the August Warbler about how to do this.) Many thanks and Merry Christmas!

TONIGHT 6pm Carol Singing on the Green in Upper Wardington

Please join us THIS EVENING at 6pm. The forecast is for the rain to clear, so bring a brolly just in case and bring plenty of good cheer! We're preparing the glühwein right now! Please come and join The Friends of St Mary Magdalene for Christmas Carols round the brazier on Thursday 19th December from 6 to 6:45 pm on the Green (Old Pool) in Upper Wardington. We will be joined by the Wardington Handbell Ringers once again.  The Friends will be serving mulled wine, hot chocolate for children, mince pies, sausage rolls and stollen. There will  be a collection for the Church fabric fund to help keep the building in good repair, so please do donate generously. So, come

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Carol Singing on the Green in Upper Wardington Thursday 19th Dec. 6pm

CORRECTION. Thursday 19th Dec. Please come and join The Friends of St Mary Magdalene for Christmas Carols round the brazier on Thursday 19th December from 6 to 6:45 pm on the Green (Old Pool) in Upper Wardington. We will be joined by the Wardington Handbell Ringers once again.  The Friends will be serving mulled wine, hot chocolate for children, mince pies, sausage rolls and stollen. There will  be a collection for the Church fabric fund to help keep the building in good repair, so please do donate generously. So, come along, sing along and enjoy our annual village carols!

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Carol Singing on the Green in Upper Wardington Thursday 19th Dec. 6pm

Please come and join The Friends of St Mary Magdalene for Christmas Carols round the brazier on Thursday 19th December from 6 to 6:45 pm on the Green (Old Pool) in Upper Wardington. We will be joined by the Wardington Handbell Ringers once again.  The Friends will be serving mulled wine, hot chocolate for children, mince pies, sausage rolls and stollen. There will  be a collection for the Church fabric fund to help keep the building in good repair, so please do donate generously. So, come along, sing along and enjoy our annual village carols!

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