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Village Fete

Thanks again to all those who helped with the setup, running and take down of the fete. We can announce that we made a profit of about £2300 (the best ever profit made at a fete) and special thanks to our hard-working fete committee, Katie, Jos and mark.

Future Events

September 3rdMusic on the Green (in the Village Hall if wet) from 2pm to 5pm. The Group Harbour Lights could not be with us but instead we have booked the group called Maggie and Stan who play a wide variety of music. They will play 2 sets of 45 minutes and we are pleased to say that Steve McKie, and Katie Durrant and Mark Little will also be performing. This is a free event however a bucket will be available for donations towards to the upkeep of the village Hall. The bar will be open for drinks and there will be a BBQ from 3pm onwards. Bring something to sit on, a blanket or chair and invite your friends to come and join us for fun afternoon of music, refreshments and hopefully sunshine!

October 8thCountry Dance with caller and a bring and share buffet. No knowledge or experience of dance is needed for this fun evening. The bar will be open, and we will be selling tickets nearer the time at £3 for adults and £1 for children. We will be asking people to bring a plate to share for the buffet.

August 15thNext V Hall committee meeting 8pm at the village hall. Anyone wishing to join us on the committee would be most welcome, we meet on the 3rd Monday of each month.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Scarecrow

 Love this picture - It can stay a little longer!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Defibrillator

It is with great pleasure that the Parish Council announce that Wickham Skeith now has a Defibrillator.  You may well have seen the yellow defibrillator cabinet on the wall of the village hall.  Should you need to call for an emergency ambulance for someone who has collapsed with a suspected heart attack, they will tell you the code to enter into the keypad to access the defibrillator. 

 

The Parish Council is currently looking at training providers and, once organised, there will be a list of training sessions published that will be free for people to attend.  There will also be an opening ceremony for our Wickham Skeith Defibrillator - more details to follow.

 

The Parish Council thanks Cllr Freeman and all those involved with fund raising events, enabling the launch of this project.

 

 

 

 

Village Emails:

 

Many of you will already receive emails from Nigel Merriam giving details of up and coming events in the village. If you are not already receiving them but would like to, please email Nigel at nhmerriam@btconnect.com They are sent as a blind carbon copy so your email remains private.

 

 

 

All bookings of the Village Hall and its equipment should go to:

Denise Carle, 9, Grange Road, IP23 8NE. Telephone 01449 767838 or Email denise.alexander63@yahoo.co.uk

Hourly rate: £8.00 The rate is per hour or part thereof. Minimum booking period 2 hrs.

Day rate (24 hour period): £85.00. 25% reduction in rate for Wickham Skeith residents and Wickham Skeith village groups and organisations. Official bodies (e.g. elections): £200.00 per day. A 30 minute "warming up" period will be allowed in cold weather conditions.