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BISHOP BEVERIDGE CLUB NEWS. Our Easter Afternoon Tea last week was well supported and thanks to our splendid catering team, a lovely tea was provided. The Easter Bonnet completion attracted 10 beautiful entries and the winner was Shirley.  All other entrants received a small prize.  Mike Neale’s quiz proved the entertainment, and thanks to him for putting this together so expertly. Our annual May Fayre will take place on Saturday, 11 May starting at 10am.  We would be grateful for any donations, either for out Tombola stall, raffle, cakes, books (in good condition) and bric-a brac or can be brought either to our coffee mornings or between 4 – 6pm on Friday 10 May.  We also need helpers to man the stalls and help to serve coffee etc.  As usual there will be bacon baps on sale all morning. The next Bingo session is today, Wednesday, 1 May starting at 2.30pm.  Cost to members £2, and for visitors £2.50.  This includes tea and cake, prizes and a raffle.  All very welcome for this fun afternoon. The next Monday Movie is on 20 May, the film is ‘Bridge of Spies’ a true story set during the cold war.  Start at 2pm, doors open at 1.30pm.  Cost for members is £4 and visitors £4.50, this includes tea and cake.  Nominated Oscar Best Film, starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance the British actor who won Oscar Best Supporting Actor. The monthly coach trip to the River Tent for a cruise with on board lunch is on Monday, 13 May.  If you have not yet paid please contact Wendy on 413212 to arrange. The Club is acting a deposit point for donations for the Barrow Hedgehog Rescue group.  If you can donate cat of dog food (not fish based), or clean newspapers they can be taken to 22 South Street and placed in the box inside the door when we are open.  There will be a talk by the Hedgehog Group at the Coffee Morning on Thursday, 16 May at 10.30pm. We are looking for new Committee members to join us and help to run the Club and ensure its future.  Either call Secretary, Mike Neale on 412204 or Chairman, Joyce Noon on 414519 to find out more.

 

MOTHERS UNION. The next meeting of the MU is on Wednesday, 1 May at 2.30pm in the Trinity Rooms. Our speaker is Rose Marie Manning on Brides Belles and Banns.

 

LADIES CIRCLE. Barrow Methodist Ladies Circle is meeting at 7.30pm on Wednesday, 1 May in the Methodist church.

 

LEICESTERSHIRE METAL DETECTING SOCIETY.  On Thursday, 2 May the Leicestershire Metal Detecting Society is meeting in the Conservative Club at 7.15pm.

 

RHYME TIME. On Friday, 3 May Barrow community library has Rhyme Time for 3s and under from 10:30am - 11am, £1 donation suggested. Refreshments available.

 

GET CRAFTY. On Friday, 3 May come and Get Crafty at Barrow Community Library from 1:30pm – 3pm. This is a weekly group for knitters, stitchers, crocheteers and other crafters of all ability levels. £1 donation suggested towards library funds. Refreshments available.

  

HEDGEHOGS. The Bishop Beveridge Club is acting as a deposit point for donations for the Barrow Hedgehog Rescue group.  If you can donate cat or dog food (not fish based), or clean newspapers they can be taken to 22 South Street and placed in the box inside the door when we are open.

 

MINIMARKET. On Saturday, 4 May the Methodist church is having their minimarket from 10am – 11am. Everyone is very welcome.

 

CROCHET CLUB. The Crochet Club is meeting on Saturday, 4 May in the Methodist Hall between 12 noon – 2pm.

 

NEW HORIZONS. On Monday, 6 May, New Horizons is meeting in the Methodist coffee lounge from 2pm – 3.30pm. All welcome.

 

PARISH COUNCIL ANNUAL MEETING. The parish Council Annual Meeting is taking place in the parish Council offices at 7pm on Tuesday, 7 May. Public participation will be at approximately 7.15pm; everyone is very welcome.

 

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE. Barrow WI is meeting on Wednesday, 8 May for Resolutions and Skittles in the function room at the Conservative Club at 7.30pm.

 

SUMMER STREET MARKET. This year's Summer Street Market will be on Sunday, 7 July from 10am - 4pm in the High Street. It will be fun for all the family with over 50 stalls selling local food, drink, hand-made crafts, arts, selected retail and local charities. Enjoy the atmosphere with street entertainment and lots going on. To apply for a stall, go to www.emme.uk.com and find the online application form. The application form is also available on www.busca.org.uk and www.busca.org.uk/village/

As before, charity stalls are free but you do need to book. Also, most importantly, Sallie will only allow two tombola stalls at the market. So think of something different!!  

 

FLUSHING AWAY POVERTY. During the May Bank holiday (4-6 May) members and friends of Barrow Baptist Church will be helping to raise funds to provide toilets, improved sanitation and cleaner drinking water in some of the poorest countries in the world. During the three day event those involved will be walking and cycling many hundreds of miles around Leicestershire and the surrounding counties, as part of their 'Flushing Away Poverty", toilet twinning challenge.  For each £60 donated a loo can be twinned with an impoverished family’s household latrine in various countries. All other donations received will be used to enable people living in poor countries to have clean water, basic sanitation, and to learn about hygiene education. A fundraising site has been set up with Virgin money and any contributions would be most welcome. https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-display/showROFundraiserPage?userUrl=BigBarrowChallenge&pageUrl=1

For any further information regarding this challenge please ring 0759 262 1120.

 

MAY FAYRE. The Bishop Beveridge Club May Fayre is taking place at 22 South Street on Saturday, 11 May, starting at 10am.  As well as the usual stalls, bacon baps will be on sale all morning.

 

MONDAY MOVIES. If you are looking forward to the next Bishop Beveridge Club Monday Movies afternoon, the next one is on 20 May, the film is ‘Bridge of Spies’ a true story set during the cold war.  Start at 2pm, doors open at 1.30pm.  Cost for members is £4.00 and visitors £4.50, this includes tea and cake.  Nominated Oscar Best Film, starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance the British actor who won Oscar Best Supporting Actor.

 

CHATSWORTH FLOWER SHOW. There are only 8 tickets left for Tilly’s annual flower show trip to Chatsworth on Thursday, 6 June 2019. The coach leaves at 9 am returning at approximately 6pm, tickets cost £45 including travel and entrance to the show.

 

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated. 29-April-2019 By Jane