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GS&H News 4th March 2023

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Great Smeaton and Hornby Parish Council's new website is now live with lots of news and

information about life and the community of the two villages. This newsletter will also be available
via the website in the future.
The website can be found here

'Village Hall Email Address'

The Great Smeaton village hall has a new email address. It is: Please contact it if you have any thoughts or want to help.'
Wild About Smeaton you can now find the latest edition of this lovely newsletter about the wildlife
around us on the on the Parish Council website, as well as some of the earlier ones. It always a good read and don't forget to let John Edwards what you have seen and heard. You can read it here

Coffee morning Monday 6th March in the village hall 10.30-12.00

Reminder, this months quiz will be on Tuesday March 7th in the Bull commencing 8pm, when the
questions will be set by Claire who always comes up with a great quiz so we can look forward to an
entertaining evening. We will then revert back to the second Tuesday of the month, Tuesday 11th April, Frosty will be quizmaster, you never know that to expect from Neil's quiz.
Tuesday 9th May the Fireside Girls will be setting the questions so that to promises to be an enjoyable evening.
Everyone's welcome to come along and join the fun.

'Village Hall Pop-Up Cafe'

The ever popular pop-up cafe meets again on Wed 15th March at 2pm. You never whom you might

meet and tell us your news.' A mere £2 each.

'Albania by Veronica

Had you ever considered Albania? No, I hadn't previously either. So why don't you come to the Village Hall on Tuesday 21st March at 7pm and let Veronica share her experiences of Albania with you with an illustrated talk? There will also be a vegetarian supper as well. I will be there. Tickets £7.50 each, please ring Christine on 01609 881679 or contact by email to book.

Good Friday, Make Your Own Hot Cross Buns.7th April 9.00am Great Smeaton Village Hall.
A fun morning workshop where we will be guided through making our own hot cross buns, get to
make some new friends and have a chance to think about what do crosses mean. All ages welcome but younger children will need to come with someone to help them. All ingredients will be provided and some equipment. You will need to bring mixing bowls and spoons, baking trays etc. There is no charge for this, but you can make a donation towards the costs if you are able. You are welcome to bring friends, but booking is essential to make sure we have enough ingredients etc. you can book here.

Dates for your diaries
Vintage Afternoon Tea, with plants stalls – Saturday the 20th May 2pm, Great Smeaton Village Hall,
For St. Eloys Church
Open Gardens Saturday and Sunday the 24th/25th June. Please give me a ring on 881363 if you would kindly open your garden! Thank you Gillian

Church Services at St Eloy's Sunday 5th March 9.30 Morning worship

Wednesday 8th February 9.30 Holy Communion

Sunday 19th February 11.00 Holy Communion

Old Glasses Collection Boxes

St Eloy's Church Great Smeaton and St Mary's Church Appleton Wiske each have a collection box at he back of church for spectacles/cases which are no longer being used. These can be recycled by being sent abroad for others to use.
Thank you. Elizabeth

Foodbank Collection Point

The foodbank Collection point is at the back of St Eloy's. Many thanks for your support. David
Next Scheduled dates for the newsletter18th March – ideally news and articles need to be with me by the day before. Special notices and urgent news are sent out as soon as possible after receipt.
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