THE Jubilee Christmas Fayre was a great success.

Organiser Marilyn Gilmore said that she was more than happy with the takings.

With the closure of the Farmers Arms, a New Year’s Party will take place instead at the Memorial Hall.

You will need to bring along a plate of eats, your own drinks, and a donation toward the upkeep of the Hall.

If you are interested in going along, please contact Nicole Newby on 01531 634054 (or Jan Brown).

All newcomers to the village are invited to attend a welcome gathering at the Memorial Hall on Saturday, December 8, from 11am-noon. You will be made aware of the various village activities in which you might like to participate, and will meet some of the residents.

The garden club recently enjoyed the Christmas wreath-making demonstration by Simply Flowers last week.

May Cameron is still appealing for help in keeping the red telephone box clean and tidy. If you would like to take a turn once in a while, call May on 01531 633470.

Carol singing round the village is definitely on this year. Contact Brian for details on 01531 633540.

VALERIE CLARK 01531 630257