Knighton church services, table sale, bingo, draw winners, energy saving day, and much more (From Hereford Times)
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Knighton church services, table sale, bingo, draw winners, energy saving day, and much more
10:54am Thursday 15th March 2012 in Knighton
CHURCH SERVICES MOTHERING SUNDAY - Knighton Baptist Church 11am led by Revd Maggie Rich and to include communion; Knighton Methodist Church 11am led by Mrs Joyce Evans; Knighton Catholic Church celebration of Holy Mass 11am; St Edward’s Church, Knighton 9.30am; St David’s Church, Whitton 9.30am; St Andrew’s Church, Norton 11am.
TABLE SALE - The first Knighton cub scouts will be holding a table sale at the church hall, Knighton on Saturday from 10am till 12noon.
BINGO NIGHT - There will be a bingo session at the church hall, Knighton on Saturday, doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start.
100 CLUB DRAW - The Knighton town silver band hundred club winners in March are 1st £20 Sue Galliers, Knighton, 2nd £10 Dave Barlow, Llandrindod Wells and 3rd £5 Jean Price.
HEYOPE LADIES GUILD - St David’s, Heyope Ladies Guild will meet at 7.30pm on Tuesday for their next meeting when there will be an Indian cookery demonstration by Tara Paul.
WOOD FOR YOUR WOODBURNERS - Come along and watch the inspiring animated film The Man Who Planted Trees for free. On March 27 at 7pm, at The Offa's Dyke Centre, West St, Knighton. It is the first annual general meeting of The Knighton Tree Allotment Trust, a company limited by guarantee. This trust has been set up to rent, buy and manage local woodland to provide fuel and woodland products for local people using sustainable methods for conserving and improving biodiversity. Everyone is welcome to come along and see what we are aiming to achieve, or join as a trustee, friend or member. Work by the trust will be overseen by a qualified woodland worker and there will also be opportunities to learn woodland skills, as training will be provided to those who are interested. Free tea and cake will be served.
FROM WALES TO THE WEST BANK - Last Saturday night saw a thought provoking end to Knighton’s Fairtrade Fortnight. Bev Lloyd and Anne Mary Davies, arranged a brilliant evening of Palestinian food and music followed by a talk about the three weeks they spent picking olives in a West Bank village called Burin.
They also spoke about the Israeli occupation of the West Bank.
If anyone is interested in finding out more about Palestine, or in providing support by being in contact with Palestinian villages, please contact the Knighton Fairtrade Group on email@example.com or Knighton Palestine Links Group on firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENERGY SAVING DAY - The energy saving day will take place at Knighton Community Centre on Saturday, 10-4pm. The event will start with free talks including: 10am how to get the best out of your woodburning stove’,11am, how to read your energy bills. If you would like one to one, on the day, please bring your bills.
Then at 12noon the Welsh Government’s programme NEST. How it helps people, the application process and information on insulation.
One to one advice will also be available.
In the afternoon there will be a draught busting workshops when you can have a go for yourself at draught busting, handle and learn about all the different types of draught proofing products This will cost £5 but will include materials and a draught proofing item to take home. Contact Mandy to book a place on 01547 528265 or Email email@example.com WHIST DRIVE - At the latest whist drive organised by the ladies of Knighton bowling club results were: First lady Ann Preece, 2nd Rose Farmer, 3rd Doreen Bowen, and lowest Joyce Boundford. First gent Oliver Griffiths, 2nd Ivor Jones, 3rd Jan Hinton lowest Ann Price.
The next whist drive is on Thursday, March 22, in the clubhouse.
TREF-Y-CLAWDD WI - Tref-y-Clawdd WI meet on the first Wednesday of every month in the Baptist Chapel schoolroom at 7.30pm.
Visitors are welcome. At the next meeting there will be a talk on memories of journeying from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
LLANBISTER MOTHERS UNION - Members of Llanbister Mothers Union attended the church on Ash Wednesday for their February Meeting. The meeting was conducted by the Revd Nick Finlay and readers were Jane Taylor and Olwen Bowen who was also the organist. A display of knitted teddies and jumpers from Dot Bevan, Marjorie Lewis and Olwen Bowen were admired and are now on their way to Romania. Dates of guest evenings were read out the nearest at Cwmdwddws in March.
MARCH MEETING - At the March meeting Betty Rees was welcomed Betty is a past member who is rejoining the Union. Pat announced the hymn Blest are the pure at heart and also led the prayers. The speaker was Julia Finlay who started by showing members a large number of scarves of many designs and colours. She had bought from all over the world.