Welcome to the Gazette and Reporter's Community News section. This section is designed to support the groups, clubs and societies which contribute so much to community life. Any groups wishing to post news and pictures, appeal for volunteers or advertise events can e-mail robert.hale@midlands.newsquest.co.uk

ST GABRIEL'S WI HANLEY SWAN

2:03pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MEMBERS had a very good meeting, the book club is growing,and the River Baton seems to be on course,it should be a good evening sailing down the River Severn.

ELMLEY ARTS SMALL GRANTS FUND

12:42pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ARTS Grants in general have been reduced, but Elmley Arts Small Grants Fund continue to support the Arts within Herefordshire

Bunty needs a new home after rearing kittens

Malvern Gazette: (8483976)

1:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BUNTY is a three-year-old black and white female who is looking for a new home.

POWICK

12:17pm Monday 21st July 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to Hayley Brassington on attaining the trophy for the student demonstrating the most effort on her Animal Care Course at Harpury College, Gloucestershire. Congratulations to her elder sister Lyndsey on gaining a BA (Hons) Degree in English Literature and Creative Writing at Cardiff University. Both were pupils at Powick Primary School and at Dyson Perrins High School in Malvern.

LEDBURY AND DISTRICT CIVIC SOCIETY

9:43am Monday 21st July 2014

THE final talk of the season was given by Chris Johnson and was a thrilling account of his trek to (and up!) K2, in the Chinese Korakorum.

LEDBURY WI

10:11am Sunday 20th July 2014

MARGARET Coulson the President welcomed members on a hot evening to taste some summer cookery prepared by member Liz Whattler.

POOLBROOK WI

9:40am Sunday 20th July 2014

SUMMERTIME and the living is easy - so it was for the July meeting as members were treated to strawberries and cream and a glass of bubbly, prepared by Pauline.

Citizens Advice Bureau

12:02pm Saturday 19th July 2014

WEST Mercia Police Work With South Worcestershire Citizens Advice To Tackle Hate Crime.

PARKWAY WI

10:06am Saturday 19th July 2014

THE President Val Graham welcomed the members and speaker Lesley Evans to a wet June meeting.

MALVERN SPEAKERS

9:37am Saturday 19th July 2014

ALL human life is here - the motto of the now defunct News of the World - would suit the Malvern Speakers club very well, to judge by the short impromptu Table Topic speeches at last week’s meeting.

ST LEONARD’S CHURCH, NEWLAND

4:01pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE magnificent St Leonard’s Church and the historic buildings of the Beauchamp Almshouses at Newland, Malvern are a hive of activity this week as preparations are well under way for the 150th Anniversary Flower Festival and Exhibitions.

CALLOW END

3:07pm Friday 18th July 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to Classes 3 and 4 of Callow End Primary School for their polished performance of Aladdin Trouble, a pantomime, played to two audiences in the school hall last Thursday.

BOSBURY

1:13pm Friday 18th July 2014

Tomorrow, Saturday, July 19, Bosbury’s regular Farmers’ Market and Coffee Morning will be held, between 10.30am and noon, at Bosbury Parish Hall. All the regular suppliers, offering lamb, pork and beef, seasonal vegetables, eggs, homemade preserves, cakes, bread, cheese and Liqueurs will be there. Fairtrade groceries and gifts, Phoenix cards, individual craft cards and bird food will also be on sale. Fairtrade coffee or tea, with a biscuit is £1. Entry is free.

EARLS CROOME WI

12:11pm Friday 18th July 2014

MEMBERS and visitors were welcomed to the July meeting by the president.

POWYKE WI

11:10am Friday 18th July 2014

IT seems that I have mixed up my Anns (we have three members named Ann) so apologies to Ann Lyons who is the new president and not Ann Burge as named in the June report.

POWICK

11:03am Friday 18th July 2014

POWICK Primary School holds its Leavers’ Service on Tuesday in St Peter’s Church at 9am when Year 6 will save reflect on their life at Powick School and say good bye to their friends and teachers.

WELLINGTON HEATH

10:53am Friday 18th July 2014

POOL Piece has now been officially opened as a recreational area for all village residents and you will see that the bridges, swings, shelter and benches are all in place.

THE MALVERN PROBUS CLUB

10:04am Friday 18th July 2014

THE meeting on Monday, July 7 at the Abbey Hotel, was opened by the Probus Chairman, Bill Major who welcomed all members and guests. Business matters were dealt with very quickly and the Chair then introduced Brian Jauncey to tell the story of Madresfield Court-the original Brideshead.

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION POWICK AND CALLOW END BRANCH

9:56am Friday 18th July 2014

FOLLOWING the poorly supported meeting in June, sadly the chairman was forced to abandon the July meeting due to failure of members to attend. We do not have a meeting in August but it is vital that we have a good attendance at our next scheduled meeting on September 9 as this is the build up to Remembrance 2014.

WELLAND

9:49am Friday 18th July 2014

FRIDAYS in St James' Church is Coffee & Chat. At a loose end? Feel like some company? Why not drop in any time between 10.30am and noon. Bring a friend, bring your knitting or just bring yourself! All welcome

PUTLEY

3:59pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PUTLEY versus Aylton Cricket Match, Sunday, July 27.

WYCHE AND COLWALL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

11:45am Wednesday 16th July 2014

VISITORS are always welcome on the first Monday of the month at Colwall Village Hall.

MALVERN AFTERNOON WI

2:20pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE meeting opened with a report on the National AGM by Christine Linley, Group Co-Ordinator.

HOLLYBUSH

2:08pm Monday 14th July 2014

A FEW tickets remain for our Evening of Music at All Saints Hollybush by Giles Turner (piano), Jayne Swan (soprano) and Martin Beer (tenor) on Friday, July 18 at 7.30pm. Tickets £10 to include a glass of wine and light refreshment from Roger Gillard on 01684 833223.

CALLOW END WI

12:09pm Monday 14th July 2014

THE July meeting was held in Val’s garden in Jennet Tree Lane.

PICKERSLEIGH WI

10:13am Sunday 13th July 2014

AT the July meeting, Jill welcomed members and introduced the Speaker, Amanda Ely, who is an Admiral Nurse.

WELLAND

12:34pm Saturday 12th July 2014

FRIDAYS in St James' Church is Coffee & Chat. At a loose end? Feel like some company? Why not drop in any time between 10.30am and noon. Bring a friend, bring your knitting or just bring yourself! All welcome

INNER WHEEL CLUB OF MALVERN

Malvern Gazette: (7907623)

10:09am Saturday 12th July 2014

ON Tuesday, July 1 outgoing Inner Wheel President, Charmain Selkirk, handed over her chain of office to incoming president, Sylvia Miles but not before presenting a cheque for £2,000 to Dr Chaudhari of Malvern Community Hospital for The Ease The Pain Campaign.

LEIGH & BRANSFORD WI

9:38am Saturday 12th July 2014

ELLEN Gwynne welcomed members and guests to the July garden meeting at Dale Cottage Farm, Brockamin, Leigh.

BERROW

6:12pm Friday 11th July 2014

A RETURN to the old style of fetes which will be held at Holedey Farm, Berrow by kind invitation of Peter Hannah and Ann Ward.

LONGDON

3:34pm Friday 11th July 2014

LONGDON Village Hall is now holding it's fifth Longdon Happening on the village green from 3pm on Saturday, July 12 after postponing it from last weekend.

WELLINGTON HEATH

2:45pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE official opening of the Pool Piece recreational ground is this Saturday, July 12 at 3.30pm.

CASTLEMORTON

2:06pm Friday 11th July 2014

CASTLEMORTON Commoners Association present their annual Shindig at Golden Valley, Castlemorton this Saturday, July 12.

COLWALL WI

1:10pm Friday 11th July 2014

The next meeting is on Monday, July 14 at 7 pm in Colwall Village Hall.

WEST MALVERN

12:38pm Friday 11th July 2014

MORE information on the project to convert Adelaide House into a rehabilitation centre for ex-service personnel recovering from post traumatic stress disorder should be forthcoming at Monday’s (July 14) Parish Council meeting at the Village Hall at 7.45pm.

BOSBURY

12:08pm Friday 11th July 2014

PARISH Communion, a modern service using contemporary language and music, will be celebrated at 9.30am on Sunday, July 13, at Holy Trinity Church, Bosbury. All are welcome.

CALLOW END

12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE sum raised at Callow End Primary School’s recent fete totalled just over £700.

POWICK

10:58am Friday 11th July 2014

TODAY, Friday, Link Nurseries in Hospital Lane, hold another coffee morning from 10am and there will be a chance to ask Any Questions of the experts, as well as purchase seasonal vegetables.

UPTON-UPON-SEVERN WI

9:55am Friday 11th July 2014

A MEETING of the Hot Peppers WI was held on June 25.

MALVERN HILLS DISTRICT FOOTPATH SOCIETY

Malvern Gazette: (7776777)

10:33am Wednesday 9th July 2014

ON a sunny and dry Wednesday, June 25 twenty seven walkers, led by our very popular, visiting Canadian member Beryl, went on a five mile walk from Berrow via Birtsmorton and Sledge Green walking little used paths in this attractive area of Worcestershire.

GREAT MALVERN PRIORY

3:11pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE Priory is drawing its breath this week after a time of great activity. Weddings each Saturday were the outer layer between which Lifepath over five days hosted several hundred children from local primary schools – not to mention ten from Belarus – who now have some insight of what it was like to be a Benedictine monk.

MALVERN ROTARY CLUB

2:53pm Monday 7th July 2014

ON 30th June the handover from the 2013-14 President Mick Wasley to the President for 2014-15 Roger Watson took place.

CHRIST CHURCH

Malvern Gazette: (7713171)

9:52am Sunday 6th July 2014

LOTS on to join in with at Christ Church during Civic Week , please do come to one or all of our events, our doors are open all week.

CASTLEMORTON SHINDIG

3:31pm Saturday 5th July 2014

THE annual Castlemorton Shindig will be held on Castlemorton Common at 2pm on Saturday, July 12.

MALVERN CIVIC SOCIETY

9:35am Saturday 5th July 2014

ON Friday, June 12 Helen Landau, supported by her husband John, gave the monthly talk entitled Prisoners of Hope: the story of the birth of aviation.

HILLS WALK WILL SUPPORT ORPHANS IN CUSCO, PERU

10:23am Friday 4th July 2014

Local dance teacher Jasmine Sheringham is inviting keen walkers to join her on a nine mile walk across the Malvern Hills, taking in the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Beacons and some of the beautiful woods and wells surrounding the hills.

WELLINGTON HEATH

7:06pm Friday 4th July 2014

ARRIVING back in the English summer, having been in the southern hemisphere enjoying the sunny but wintery weather there, one can’t help but notice how green it is back here. Summer is in full stride and you may like to take note of some of the exciting activities scheduled to take place in the village.

LONGDON VILLAGE HALL

4:29pm Friday 4th July 2014

Longdon Village Hall is holding it's fifth Longdon Happening on the village green from 3pm on Saturday, July 5.

MALVERN FLORAL ART

4:21pm Friday 4th July 2014

MALVERN Floral Art held their meeting on June 24 which was enjoyed by everyone attending as this was a workshop to create arrangements for the Flower Festival at St Leonards 150 anniversary .

WEST MALVERN

3:43pm Friday 4th July 2014

A FERRET display…crazy golf…a duck race… some surprise features await visitors to tomorrow (Saturday)’s West Fest at the Playing Fields off Old Hollow.






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