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Lunch Club


In December we enjoyed a spectacular Christmas dinner of turkey and all the trimmings prepared for us by Lynne Baines and Romaine Elsden. Thanks must go to a large team of helpers: Laura Hempstead, Dave Challinor, Linda Vertigans and others who all contributed to the day.


Our sincere thanks go to Margaret Jones-Evans who has co-ordinated our lunch club so wonderfully over the last years. She tells us that she has bought some new garden furniture with the money gifted to her as a thank you from the club. Jenny Elphick has now taken over as the new co-ordinator.


In January we enjoyed a fabulous roast dinner and sponge pudding prepared for us by Thelma Thorogood, Jenny Harvey and Jean Willoughby, washed up by Mary and Peter Paine and of course our stalwart captain of the dishwasher, Dave Challinor


Next lunch club is on Wednesday 12th February, just let Jenny Elphick know if you wish to book a place.


Our annual Raffle of “Squares” was held in December and raised £286. Thanks to Jenny Harvey and Romaine Elsden for their organisation and to all of you who bought tickets.


Winners are:

Hampers- Kevin Knights, Linda Vertigans. Christmas box – Karen Cleave.

Fruit Basket – Freddy Aldous. Wine -Joy Holman, “Malteser” - Clarke, Tony F.

Whisky – Melinda Appleby. Cava – Paul Aldous. Breakfast basket – Michael Clarke

Christmas wreath – Dave Muggleston. Crackers– Elaine Cox, David Cutting      Chocolates – Gill Fenning, Andrew Cutting.

Nivea for men – L. Page.

2 Bags – Seonaid Forrester.  Painting set – Pete Davidson.  Jane Packer book – Leigh Wymen. Rack of cups – Dennis Sore. Mystery parcel – Mary Paine.         White Horse Voucher – Serge. Thorndon Black Horse voucher – Margaret Jones Evans.

Jigsaw – Tony Feaveryear. Picnic set – Liz Davidson.  Salad spinner – Stephen.

2 mugs, coaster and tray set – Jackie Nash. Christmas cushion – Lynne Baines        .

Rabbit doorstop – Nigel Merriam. Snack basket – Miles Downard.

Soft toy- Romaine Elsden. Chocolate basket – Cliff Galsworthy.

Chocolate fingers - Jean Willoughby.








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