17th Apr 14

Easter at St. John’s
On Good Friday (18th April) an Easter workshop for children of all ages will commence at 9.30am. On Easter Sunday Holy Communion will be celebrated at 11am.

Great Easter Bake Sale
On Saturday 19th April there will be a sale of cakes and bread at 10-12 noon at St. John’s Old School. As part of this sale there will be a competition for the best decorated Victoria sponge.

Coffee Stop
The next coffee stop will be on Monday 21st April at 2pm. All are welcome to join in with the chat, refreshments and stalls at St. John’s Old School.

WI
The next meeting of Hurst Green WI on Tuesday 22nd April , there will be a talk by Ed Coulson from trading standards. The competition is for a key. There will also be a recycle stall, please bring any unwanted scarves and jewellery for the stall. Please note that this meeting is on a Tuesday not Thursday evening.

Parish Walk
After the success of last year’s joint Parish Walk there will be a similar event on Sunday 27th April. Walkers from St. John’s and St. Peters are invited to meet at St. John’s old school for coffee and croissants then take part in a walk along the rivers of about 6 miles, returning to St. Joseph’s School for tea and cake. Last year was very successful and raised funds for both parishes and well has being a lovely way to meet and mingle.

Ready, Steady, Cook
There will be a local version of this popular show at the Memorial Hall on Tuesday 29th April, starting at 7.30pm. The show is organised by the W.I. and will feature local chefs. There will also be a variety of stalls. Tickets are £5 including a glass of wine. Tickets are available from Barbara Herd 826378, Margaret Carrington 826095 and members of the committee.

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10th Apr 14

Holy Week at St. John’s
There is a full programme of worship and activities during Holy Week beginning on Palm Sunday (13th April) with a service of readings at 11am in the Old School Hall. On Tuesday15th April at 7pm there is a showing of the “Last Temptation of Christ.” At 7pm . On Good Friday (18th April) an Easter workshop for children of all ages will commence at 9.30am. On Easter Sunday Holy Communion will be celebrated at 11am.

Great Easter Bake Sale
On Saturday 19th April there will be a sale of cakes and bread at 10-12 noon at St. John’s Old School. As part of this sale there will be a competition for the best decorated Victoria sponge.

Coffee Stop
The next coffee stop will be on Monday 21st April at 2pm. All are welcome to join in with the chat, refreshments and stalls at St. John’s Old School.

WI
The next meeting of Hurst Green WI on Tuesday 22nd April , there will be a talk by Ed Coulson from trading standards. The competition is for a key. Please note that this meeting is on a Tuesday not Thursday evening.

Parish Walk
After the success of last year’s joint Parish Walk there will be a similar event on Sunday 27th April. Walkers from St. John’s and St. Peters are invited to meet at St. John’s old school for coffee and croissants then take part in a walk along the rivers of about 6 miles, returning to St. Joseph’s School for tea and cake. Last year was very successful and raised funds for both parishes as well as being a lovely way to meet and mingle.

Ready, Steady, Cook
There will be a local version of this popular show at the Memorial Hall on Tuesday 29th April, starting at 7.30pm. The show is organised by the W.I. and will feature local chefs. There will also be a variety of stalls. Tickets are £5 including a glass of wine. Tickets are available from Barbara Herd 826378, Margaret Carrington 826095 and members of the committee.

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3rd Apr 14

WI
The meeting of the W.I. on Thursday 27th March was Hurst Green W.I.s 59th Birthday. To celebrate Rob Mason entertained us with an evening of songs, stories and humour entitled “A Taste of Lancashire”. It was a very good evening. Rob was a real taste of nostalgia and he even got us all joining in his song. The birthday event had two cakes, a beautiful birthday cake made by Ann Nicholson and a cake to commemorate the W.I. baton journey which was won by our W.I. at the spring council meeting.

Church Goes Wild
There will be a fossil hunt guided by warden Phil Sykes at Salthill Quarry, Clitheroe. The hunt will be this Saturday 5th April at 2pm. This is organised by St, John’s Church and those wishing to go should contact Clare Hyde 878402.

Holy Week at St. John’s
There is a full programme of worship and activities during Holy Week beginning on Palm Sunday (13th April) with a service of readings at 11am in the Old School Hall. On Tuesday15th April at 7pm there is a showing of the “Last Temptation of Christ.” At 7pm . On Good Friday (18th April) an Easter workshop for children of all ages will commence at 9.30am. On Easter Sunday Holy Communion will be celebrated at 11am.

Great Easter Bake Sale
On Saturday 19th April there will be a sale of cakes and bread at 10-12 noon at St. John’s Old School. As part of this sale there will be a competition for the best decorated Victoria sponge.

Coffee Stop
The next coffee stop will be on Monday 21st April at 2pm. All are welcome to join in with the chat, refreshments and stalls at St. John’s Old School.

Ready, Steady, Cook
There will be a local version of this popular show at the Memorial Hall on Tuesday 29th April, starting at 7.30pm. The show is organised by the W.I. and will feature local chefs. There will also be a variety of stalls. Tickets are £5 including a glass of wine. Tickets are available from Barbara Herd 826378, Margaret Carrington 826095 and members of the committee.

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27th Mar 14

AGM Memorial Hall
The AGM of the Memorial Hall Committee took place on Monday 24th March. Two new representatives were welcomed on to the committee Peter Holden for the Football Club and Catriona McEwan for the Toddler group. After 20 + years Kath Molyneux stopped down from the Chairs role and Niall Macfarlane was nominated to be the next chair. Niall thanked Kath for the many hundreds of unseen hours of work she has put in to the running of the hall.

WI
The next meeting of the W.I. is on Thursday 27th March. The entertainment is by Rob Mason and will be an evening of songs, stories and humour entitled “A Taste of Lancashire”. Members are encouraged to bring along a friend and invite visitors to celebrate our 59th birthday. The competition is for a Lancashire Memento.

Church Goes Wild
There will be a fossil hunt guided by warden Phil Sykes at Salthill Quarry, Clitheroe. The hunt will be on Saturday 5th April at 2pm. This is organised by St, John’s Church and those wishing to go should contact Clare Hyde 878402.

Holy Week at St. John’s
There is a full programme of worship and activities during Holy Week beginning on Palm Sunday with a service of readings at 11am in the Old School Hall. On Tuesday at 7pm there is a showing of the “Last Temptation of Christ.” At 7pm . On Good Friday an Easter workshop for children of all ages will commence at 9.30am. On Easter Sunday Holy Communion will be celebrated at 11am.

Ready, Steady, Cook
There will be a local version of this popular show at the Memorial Hall on Tuesday 29th April, starting at 7.30pm. The show is organised by the W.I. and will feature local chefs. There will also be a variety of stalls. Tickets are £5 including a glass of wine. Tickets are available from Barbara Herd 826378, Margaret Carrington 826095 and members of the committee.

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20th Mar 14

Youth Club
The next meeting of the youth club is tomorrow Friday 21st March at 7.30pm. All young people over the age of 9 are welcome to come to the meeting at the Memorial Hall.

AGM Memorial Hall
The AGM of the Memorial Hall Committee will take place on Monday 24th March at 7.30pm. All groups in the village are entitled to have a representative on the committee. Groups should contact Nancy Bailey 01254 826903 nancy@rivers-mead.co.uk if they wish to join the committee. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting.

WI
The next meeting of the W.I. is on Thursday 27th March. The entertainment is by Rob Mason and will be an evening of songs, stories and humour entitled “A Taste of Lancashire”. Members are encouraged to bring along a friend and invite visitors to celebrate our 59th birthday. The competition is for a Lancashire Memento.

Church Goes Wild
There will be a fossil hunt guided by warden Phil Sykes at Salthill Quarry, Clitheroe. The hunt will be on Saturday 5th April at 2pm. This is organised by St, John’s Church and those wishing to go should contact Clare Hyde 878402.

Holy Week at St. John’s
There is a full programme of worship and activities during Holy Week beginning on Palm Sunday with a service of readings at 11am in the Old School Hall. On Tuesday at 7pm there is a showing of the “Last Temptation of Christ” At 7pm . On Good Friday an Easter workshop for children of all ages will commence at 9.30am. On Easter Sunday Holy Communion will be celebrated at 11am.

Ready, Steady, Cook
There will be a local version of this popular show at the Memorial Hall on Tuesday 29th April, starting at 7.30pm. The show is organised by the W.I. and will feature local chefs. There will also be a variety of stalls. Tickets are £5 including a glass of wine. Tickets are available from Barbara Herd 826378, Margaret Carrington 826095 and members of the committee.

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13th Mar 14

Chilsey Green Farm
Beef and Lamb can be purchased from The Stephensons at Chilsey Green farm on Friday 14th March after 3pm.

Coffee Stop
The busy Monday afternoon Coffee Stop will be held at St. John’s Old School on 17th March from 2pm.

Youth Club
The next meeting of the youth club is Friday 21st March at 7.30pm. All young people over the age of 9 are welcome to come to the meeting at the Memorial Hall.

AGM Memorial Hall
The AGM of the Memorial Hall Committee will take place on Monday 24th March at 7.30pm. All groups in the village are entitled to have a representative on the committee. Groups should contact Nancy Bailey 01254 826903 nancy@rivers-mead.co.uk if they wish to join the committee. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting.

WI
The next meeting of the W.I. is on Thursday 27th March. The entertainment is by Rob Mason and will be an evening of songs, stories and humour entitled “A Taste of Lancashire”. Members are encouraged to bring along a friend and invite visitors to celebrate our 59th birthday. The competition is for a Lancashire Memento.

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27th Feb 14

W.I.
The next meeting will be on Thursday 27th February at 7.30pm. The speaker is Helen Williams, who was controller of the British Forces Network Service. The competition will be for a winter photograph.

Banana Sundae(y)
Come along to Worship on Banana Sundae (y) 11am, 2 March 2014. A lay led Family service that celebrates all that is good about Fair trade goods and in particular the great banana success. but also how more needs to be done to help the poorest farmers. There will be a Fair Trade stall with all your favourites courtesy of ‘Oxfam’ Clitheroe, and a free banana for everyone at the service, young and old.
In line with the banana theme we are asking everyone to wear something yellow. Anything goes from trousers to scarves, ties to ‘t’ shirts. We can thank the Lord for all that he does and still have fun.

3 in 1 Coffee Stop
On Monday 3 March the Coffee Stop will be held in Hurst Green Village Hall for the first time. To celebrate Fair Trade fortnight the Coffee Stop is being supported by the pupils and staff from St Joseph’s RC primary school and the Lay Ministry team from Stonyhurst College. The usual free refreshments will be available as well as a well stocked Fair Trade stall c/o Oxfam Clitheroe. All contributions and monies from the sale of books is being donated to Derian House Children’s Hospice.

AGM Memorial Hall
The AGM of the Memorial Hall Committee will take place on Monday 24th March at 7.30pm. All groups in the village are entitled to have a representative on the committee. Groups should contact Nancy Bailey 01254 826903 nancy@rivers-mead.co.uk if they wish to join the committee. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting.

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20th Feb 14

Flea Market
The popular Bowling Club Flea Market will take place on Sunday 23rd February. The doors open at 8.30am and admission is only 50p for adults, children are free. There will be many stalls selling second hand and collectors’ items. Home-made food will be served all day at very reasonable prices.

W.I.
The next meeting will be on Thursday 27th February at 7.30pm. The speaker is Helen Williams, who was controller of the British Forces Network Service.The competition will be for a winter photograph.

Three in One Coffee-Stop
The next Coffee stop will be on Monday 3rd March at 2pm. This will be at the Memorial Hall to mark fair trade fortnight and the on-going work to gain accreditation for Hurst Green to become a fair trade village. All are welcome to come a sample the free fairtrade refreshments and browse the stalls.

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13th Feb 14

3 in One Coffee Stop
The next meeting is Monday 17th February at St. John’s Old School. Then the first meeting in March will be linked to Fair trade fortnight and will be an extra special meeting taking place at the Memorial Hall. All are welcome and the pupils from St. Joseph’s School will be visiting. Hurst Green is working towards becoming a fair trade village and this event will be in support of that process.

Over 65s Annual Meal
Once again there will be a social get together for anyone over 65 who lives in or around Hurst Green, This will be on Friday 21st February at 7.30pm at the Memorial Hall and will be a three course meal and entertainment. If you wish to go please contact Barbara Herd 826350 or Margaret Carrington 826095.

Open Gardens
It is hoped to run this event in the village on 11th and 12th July. In the past this has been a great fundraiser for the Memorial Hall and has attracted many visitors to the village. To run the event volunteers are needed to open their gardens and allow members of the public to visit. Those who would consider opening their gardens are asked to get in touch with Gill McDonnell 826378 to discuss any questions and queries.

Friends of the Memorial Hall
This scheme costs £10 for individual members and £20 for a household and is simply a way of supporting the Memorial Hall. If you wish to subscribe you can send a cheque made payable to Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley Memorial Hall to Riversmead, 1 Longridge Rd, Hurst Green BB7 9QW or if you wish to set up a direct debit we can supply you with our bank details or cash can be given to any member of the Memorial Hall Committee.

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6th Feb 14

Youth Club
The next Youth Club meeting will be tomorrow, Friday 7th February at 7.30pm. Any young people aged 9 and over are welcome to join in with the activities at the Memorial Hall.

3 in One Coffee Stop
The next meeting is Monday 17th February at St. John’s Old School. Then the first meeting in March will be linked to Fair trade fortnight and will be an extra special meeting taking place at the Memorial Hall. All are welcome and the pupils from St. Joseph’s School will be visiting. Hurst Green is working towards becoming a fair trade village and this event will be in support of that process.

Church Goes Wild
On Saturday 8th February there will be a talk on “Rocks and Fossils.” With examples to examine and then an opportunity to make your own. Followed by a Jacob’s join tea. Contact Clare Hyde for more information 878402.

Over 65s Annual Meal
Once again there will be a social get together for anyone over 65 who lives in or around Hurst Green, This will be on Friday 21st February at 7.30pm at the Memorial Hall and will be a three course meal and entertainment. If you wish to go please contact Barbara Herd 826350 or Margaret Carrington 826095.

Open Gardens
It is hoped to run this event in the village on 11th and 12th July. In the past this has been a great fundraiser for the Memorial Hall and has attracted many visitors to the village. To run the event volunteers are needed to open their gardens and allow members of the public to visit. Those who would consider opening their gardens are asked to get in touch with Gill McDonnell 826378 to discuss any questions and queries.

Friends of the Memorial Hall
This scheme costs £10 for individual members and £20 for a household and is simply a way of supporting the Memorial Hall. If you wish to subscribe you can send a cheque made payable to Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley Memorial Hall to Riversmead, 1 Longridge Rd, Hurst Green BB7 9QW or if you wish to set up a direct debit we can supply you with our bank details or cash can be given to any member of the Memorial Hall Committee.

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