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Colwich and the Haywoods - week beginning February 27

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: February 26, 2014

By Amyas Stafford Northcote

Colwich and the Haywoods - week beginning February 27
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CHURCH NEWS: A DVD of the research work that the Haywood Society has been undertaking about the remains of the gothic window in St John’s Churchyard will be shown in Church at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 4th March. On Shrove Tuesday, 1845, the first stones of St John’s were laid in Great Haywood, having been taken from Tixall.

There will be a supper in the Clifford Arms after the showing of the DVD, and the supper tickets, at £2 each, are being sold by Mrs Hilary Watkin after the week end Masses in St John’s.

WW1 COMMEMORATION: The Committee meets this afternoon at 2.30pm in the Memorial Hall.

WILDLIFE TRUST: There is a Craft Fayre at the Wolseley Centre over the weekend of 8th and 9th March.

PUB KNOCKOUT: On 17th February, in Pool A, Ye Olde Windmill beat the Saracen’s Head and Ye Olde Dun Cow beat the Bank House “B”. The Windmill leads Pool A. In Pool B, the Lamb and Flag beat the Sports and Social Club and the Bank House ‘A’ defeated the Clifford Arms. As a result, the Bank House ‘A’ leads Pool B. The grant of bonus points is certainly producing interesting results.

OWL: There have been thefts of headlights from Land Rover Discoveries in the Lichfield Road and Salcombe Avenue areas of Stafford over night of 18th/19th February.

There have also been reports of suspicious activities around horses and ponies in the Coven and Great Wyrley areas.

PLANNING: Recent applications include the proposal by South Staffordshire Housing Association to build a housing development of 5 houses and 2 bungalows off Church Lane, Hixon.

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