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Stafford and surrounds - week beginning May 8

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: May 08, 2014

Ani and Stafford Rotary Club President Helen Perren

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ROTARY CLUB: Members of the three clubs will be gathering at the Harper Adams College in Newport on Saturday May 10 for District 1210 Assembly.

Anni Micus, a German student on a twelve month exchange visit, was the guest speaker on April 23 at the Stafford Club. She gave a talk on her home town in Germany. She is staying with members of the Stafford Knot Club during her time in Britain.

Members of the three club were in the Guild Hall on Saturday May 3 for a Health Awareness event.

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JEREMY LEFROY: The regular Stafford Works Job Club is on Tuesday at Stafford College, room E216 from 10am to 12 noon. The Works Team is a team of volunteers who can help with the search for jobs, help with a CV and advice on how to succeed at an interview.


ART GROUP: The group are holding an exhibition of original watercolours on Saturday in the village hall from 11am to 4pm. There will be demonstrations and visitors will be able to meet the artists. Tea, coffee and homemade cakes will be on sale. Further details from Sue on 07714 100921.


METHODIST CHURCH: Services this week are 10am Family Communion and Baptism with Reverend Dr Jane Leach. The Baptism is of Theodore Samuel Benjamin, son of Nathan and Hannah. All are welcome at the service and to stay for refreshments afterwards. The Reverend is principal at Wesley House where Nathan trained. The 6.30pm service is a Local Arrangement Worship Service with opportunities for exploring, experimenting and sharing and will be led by Sheila and Rene Lamisère.

The Running Team, headed by Julie and Katie Wakeman, who ran the recent Stafford Half Marathon raised a total of £3600 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Cancer Unit Appeal. The John Young Foundation is running a course ‘Listening for Life’ at the church on four afternoons in May and June. Full details and a booking form are on the notice board. Donations to the Easter Offerings for the World Mission Fund amounted to £250.


COFFEE MORNING: The Coppenhall Pastoral Care Team will be meeting on Wednesday at Hyde Lea village hall from 11am to 12 noon. Anyone needing transport please contact Judith Lawrence on 01785 251293 or Barbara Cantrill on 01785 256210.


VILLAGE HALL: emailwww.greatbridgefordvillagehall.org.uk; or telephone 01785 282 582 to book

On Saturday at 7.30pm Opus Theatre presents a comedy, Beside the Seaside, by Leslie Sands. Tickets £6 from Gary 289136, or Jonathan 282302

No Village Hall Committee meeting in May – next Meeting is June 2nd

Local weather information/forecast www.greatbridgefordweather.com

Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator – Stuart Mace, 01785 282 357


VILLAGE HALL: To hire please contact Tony Cope, 01785 282 426

Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator – Robert and Sue Eld, 01785 282 246

THE HOLLYBUSH: 01785 281 644. New menu - Come and sample! Includes fish finger sandwiches.

Our community-owned pub offers locally brewed Titanic, and guest, beers. There’s always a warm welcome, good food and great beer, plus a range of other occasional attractions – a monthly quiz, live music, themed events, and tours of the brewery.

For details of the full menu, please visit www.titanicbrewery.co.uk then follow the link for The Hollybush via the 'Our Pubs' tab

Special offers – Tuesday 2 Steak or 2 gammon for £15.00

Wednesday Pie and a pint/125ml drink/soft drink £9.95

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