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Gnosall and Church Eaton - week beginning February 20

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: February 20, 2014

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BABY MASSAGE: A four week course in baby massage starts on Thursday February 27 at 10 am in the Children’s Centre at St Lawrence’s school. For more information or to book a place please ring Karen on 0781 459 9216 or visit www.lovinghands.co.uk.

LIVE MUSIC: There will be live music tomorrow at The Royal Oak with music from Oldschool and Hoggys Hot Mixes from 8.30pm until late with free admission.

MOBILE LIBRARY: The library van will call at the village today stopping on Wharf Road from 3.30pm until4.10pm and the Grosvenor centre from 4.15pm until 5pm.

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK: Gnosall players pantomime will be performed this weekend on Saturday and Sunday at 2.30pm (and 7.30pm Saturday) at the Memorial village hall. Tickets are £6 from the Bakery, post office or Sylvia Lees on 01785 822573.

HEALTHY WALK: Wednesday’s shorter walk will leave from the allotment car park at 10.30am, for more info contact Thereza Forrester on 01785 822220.

PHOENIX CLUB: At the group meeting tomorrow there will be the best kept village presentation and a raffle from 10am until 12 noon in the Grosvenor centre and on Wednesday there will be a walk in Wilbrighton.

CATHOLIC NEWS: This Sunday’s Eucharistic Minister will be Cath Grisewood with readings and intercessions from Anne Marie Rowley in St. Lawrence’s church at 8.45am.

METHODIST CHURCH: This Sunday’s service will be led by Rob Hitchens at 10.30am.

ST LAWRENCE CHURCH NEWS: Tomorrow there will be Holy Communion from 11am at Impstones community centre. Sunday’s services will include Holy Communion at 7.45am, a parish communion at 10.30am and evening worship with talk on the issues facing the church at 6.30pm.

STAFFORDSHIRE POLICE: At the end of last year the Gnosall’s police post was moved to the Grosvenor centre and will be manned at various times during the week and an intercom on the outside wall is available that connects with police headquarters. PCSO’S will be working closely with the Parish council on matters affecting the parish. To report an incident call 101 and in an emergency call 999.


ST EDITHA'S CHURCH: On Sunday there is parish communion at 9.30am with Rev Sue Symons.

TWENTY IS PLENTY: There will be a short weekly service every Tuesday at 3.30pm in St Editha's church for children and parents starting on 11th March. A bible story and a prayer along with drinks and cake are all on offer for 20 minutes. For more details contact Sue Symons on 780608.

INSTITUTE: Zumba classes begin on Tuesday from 6pm until 7pm. More information from Judy on 823779.

On Wednesday the Church Eaton and District Dog Society has its classes at 7pm. Contact Doug or Sandra on 823317.

The next coffee morning is on March 13.

To hire the hall contact Jenny on 824882.

SCHOOL: Last week the following children gained awards for politeness - Lucy Dair and Shauna Edwards (class 1); Jennifer White and Elliot Wrotchford (class 2); Eloise Whittick and Owen Rogers (class 3).

Before mid term break class 1 enjoyed a trip to Bantock Toy Museum where they learned about the history of toys and made their own peg dolls. Class 3 wrote and performed four Greek plays for the local community.

The school reopens for pupils on Tuesday.

MOBILE LIBRARY: The library van will be parked by the post box 2.45 until 3.45pm tomorrow. The next visit will be on 14th March.

BARN DANCE: Tickets for a barn dance in the institute on Saturday 8th March are now on sale from Jacquie and Bob Thacker on 823663. Music is by Ragman's Trumpet and the tickets are £10 which includes a bacon sandwich. There will be a licensed bar.

THANKS: Church Eaton's community news was written for the past 3 weeks by villager John Edwards. Thank you to him.

VILLAGE WEBSITE: For more information about Church Eaton there is our website at www.churcheaton.org.uk

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