If you are an older person, living alone, and generally feeling the need for support then The Silverline is a useful resource. The Silverline also offers advice on protecting yourself from COVID-19 and is open 24 x 7.
It has been agreed nationally that all VE Day celebration due to be held in May are to be postponed. It is possible they will be held in August near VJ Day.
Concerts by Resonate Choir and Comrie Singers scheduled for Old Church in June are now highly unlikely to happen.
Parts of the roof of Orpen Hall were repaired 10 years ago but other parts now need repair; unsurprising given they were laid in 1938! Accordingly, M J Group Construction & Roofing under the supervision of Ingleton Wood Project Management, have been contracted to re-tile the oldest parts of the roof.
Enovert Community Trust are funding the work which starts on 1st February 2020; it is expected to take 12 weeks. The first task is to erect scaffolding around the full perimeter of the Hall; unfortunately, this means that a small number of car parking spaces will be lost.
The Parish Council apologies for any slight inconvenience the works may temporarily cause but if you do have any queries please email: [email protected] or phone 01206 240772.
It’s “Village Halls Week” this week so what better timing to hold an open morning to launch our Online Booking System! The Village Hall Week campaign is an annual event organised by the ACRE Network. It celebrates rural community spaces and the people whose time and dedication keep them going. Continue reading “Village Hall Week – New Booking System”
After being postponed due to the snow this event will now take place on Saturday 14th April. The doors to the Orpen Hall will open at 12.15pm. We look forward to welcoming everyone who bought or reserved tickets. After some cancellations there are still a few tickets available.
The Friends‘ latest fundraiser involves recreating a “Trattoria Italiana” in the Orpen Hall. You are invited to join them for a taste of Italy on Saturday 3rd March at 12:30 pm, there are still a few tickets available.