Monthly Archives: October 2016

Community concert in Litton

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20 October , 2016

On Friday 18 November at 6pm, Tideswell Singers will be joining Litton School for a concert in Christchurch Litton. Following a format which has been popular with choir, pupils and audience on previous occasions there will be individual items by both Tideswell Singers and Litton School Choir as well as some combined pieces and something […]

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Tideswell Cinema Live

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19 October , 2016

A ballet that probes one of the great historical mysteries of the 20th century comes live to Tideswell Cinema from the Royal Opera House on Wednesday Nov 2 at 7.15pm.‘Anastasia’focuses on the woman said to be the only surviving member of the Russian royal family after their execution by the Bolsheviks in 1918. Apparently the […]

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Litton Parish Matters

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18 October , 2016

This month sees the end of the growing season and of the first year of the new grass cutting contract and handy person contract. The grass cutting contract got off to a poor start in April but since late May the Council consider the grass has been cut very well and a number of residents […]

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Memorial Candles

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18 October , 2016

It has become an annual Christmas tradition to place candles in St John’s Church in memory of loved ones. These are lit for the 11:30 PM Service on Christmas eve and left on display to be lit for a second time at the 9:30 AM 2017 Candlemas service. Candles cost 50p each. Only one name […]

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Community Association

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18 October , 2016

Poster2016-2.pdf Hi Pete, Here are the results and I have attached the poster re the bonfire. Thanks. * October 2016 200+ Club Draw Results £50-201 £25-094 £20-003 £10-012 £10-238 £10-060 Congratulations to all the winners. If you would like to join its only £1 a month. Please contact Judy Cooke 872408 or Dorothy Whitehouse 871661 […]

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Cressbrook film club

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17 October , 2016

Friday 18th November 2016 “Brooklyn” (cert 12, 107mins) Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson star in this old-fashioned romantic drama adapted from the novel by Colm Tóibín. Set in the 1950s, the story follows young Irish woman Ellis Lacey (Ronan) as she travels to New York City for a better life. Initially homesick, she adjusts to […]

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The cemetery

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17 October , 2016

Mention of the cemetery in these pages last month reminded me of a visit earlier this year. There were two or three vehicles parked up including a trailer and the work being done was noisy. Moments after my arrival one of the men approached to say that they would stop work whilst I was there. […]

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The Two Bradfields

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17 October , 2016

The area was new to us and there was a sense of anticipation as we parked by the bridge in Low Bradfield. For a small village the recreation area is impressive with space for cricket ground, tennis courts and bowling club. At the end of the first uphill path a large church seemed to fill […]

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‘ Flu Vaccinations. Letter for Publication

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14 October , 2016

Dear Sir, It was disappointing to read in the local press , the attack on pharmacy by a small group of medical practitioners. The implication being that unless doctors carried out flu vaccinations,their surgeries were in danger of closing. It is nonsense of course and in fact many rural pharmacies have lost much of their […]

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Litton Remembrance Weekend

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13 October , 2016

As many readers will be aware, this year marks the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme. The anniversary is particularly poignant for the residents of Litton as it will see the dedication of a permanent Memorial to the ten men from the village who lost their lives in the Great War. Most villages, large […]

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