Flower Club Meetings

The Colne Valley Flower Club welcomed Gill McGregor last month with her arrangements entitled As Summer Approaches. Her audience enjoyed her humorous stories as she arranged her flowers. The plant stall raised £65 towards the club’s chosen charities for 2007 Haven Mental Health and The Forum YMCA Colchester.

On Wednesday 20 June in the Orpen Memorial Hall Lexden Road Sandra Price from Walton on the Naze will demonstrate with her title Wouldn’t it be Lovely beginning at 7.30pm.

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Open Gardens

Arranged by the Flower Club:

On Thursday July 5 there will be Open Gardens at Charnwood Wormingford. Open to non-members with parking available at the village hall. All proceeds to the club’s charities. Further details on 01787 228117

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Waste Disposal/Recycling – Attended Freighter Dates

Colchester Borough Council’s ‘Attended Refuse Freighter Scheme’ will be visiting West Bergholt (Orpen Hall Car Park), on 28th July & 22nd September between 10:45am – 12noon.

  • no fridges or freezers;
  • please bring green garden waste separately to be composted;
  • this service is provided for small loads and from domestic properties, so you can use this service to dispose of bulky items not normally collected with household waste;
  • no commercial refuse or hazardous waste such as asbestos, batteries, liquids, gas bottles;
  • no large loads please.

For more information please telephone 01206 282700

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Minutes online

The minutes of the Annual Parish meeting are now online together with all recent council minutes. Please click here to view them.

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Coffee Morning – 13th June

There will be a coffee morning in the Methodist Church Hall Chapel Lane on Wednesday 13 June from 10am to 11.30am. Gifts for cake and general stalls will be appreciated. Greetings cards will also be on sale. Coffee or tea and biscuits 50p. Everyone assured of a warm welcome.

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Christian Aid

The total amount raised this year is £2,200. The Hunger Lunch realised £75 with the remaining sum equally divided from gift-aided and house to house collection around the village. Grateful thanks to all collectors and contributors.

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Carpet Bowls Club

There was great success for the club recently when a team consisting of Paul Leach, Jan Lumb, Nora and Molly Bates won The Bees Charity Match at Great Sailing near Braintree. New members are welcome on Thursday and Sunday evenings meeting in the Orpen Memorial Hall Lexden Road at 7.15pm. For further information contact 01206 240824.

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Annual Parish Meeting

The above will take place in the John Lampon Hall (rear of Orpen Hall) on Wednesday 23 May beginning at 7pm. Open to all residents who can come along to air their views and queries.

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Gardener’s Club Outing

A few seats remain for the club’s coach outing to Helmingham Hall Gardens on June 20. Further details on 01206 242194.

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Annual Plant Sale

The Gardeners’ Associaton is holding its Annual Plant Sale which is open to the public in the Orpen Memorial Hall Lexden Road on Monday 21 May from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. There will be a variety of bedding plants and other items with all proceeds to a local charity. The club will have a stall at the Village Fayre on Saturday 16 June when free pumpkin seeds will be offered to the children to grow and enter a competition to be judged later in the year.

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