Entries by Jackie

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BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS!

Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? Eat more healthily? “Skinny Pasta” – recipes of less than 500 calories or Mitch Tonks “Fish” might encourage you.  Learn something new?  “Sportographica” or “Football Oddities” might be just the thing. Want some laughter? “Five go on a Strategy Away Day” and “Five on Brexit Island” – spoof […]

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FOODBANK COLLECTIONS – JANUARY 2022

My heartfelt thanks to everyone in the village who donated items for the FoodBank last year – unfortunately, the need for support continues.  Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to an unexpected bill on a low income.  Please continue to give generously.  Please place donations in the two […]

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RIDLINGTON PLAYING FIELD – UPDATE

The Trustees of Ridlington Playing Field have been deliberating the future of the cricket pavilion for some time. They have now taken the decision to have the containers that make up the cricket pavilion removed as they are rapidly falling into disrepair and in need of urgent renovation. They also pose a health and safety […]

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CHOCOLATE YULE LOG COMPETITION

The results of the Chocolate Yule Log Competition are out!! And what an array of expertise was shown. As you can see from the photograph, it was a very difficult competition to judge as they were all delightful and tasty…. There were 9 participants who demonstrated their excellent  decorative skills but in the end it […]

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VILLAGE HALL CHRISTMAS SOCIAL NIGHT

The Christmas Social Night held at the Village Hall was well attended with some 30 people enjoying a get together, both inside and out and keeping warm by the chimenea. The money raised at the bar and by kind donations will be used to maintain the building. We wish you all Merry Christmas and a […]

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CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE – 19 DECEMBER @ 6:00 PM

We hope that you will join us at the village Carol Service being held this Sunday evening at 6:00 pm. Due to the COVID pandemic please: Do not attend if you are exhibiting any COVID symptoms; Take a lateral flow test (kits available at the back of the church) and only attend if you have […]

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VILLAGE HALL CHRISTMAS SOCIAL NIGHT TO GO AHEAD

Despite the current concerns regarding COVID, there remain a number of people in the village who have expressed that they would still like the evening to go ahead. We will of course be applying the current hygiene recommendations. Sanitisers will be available, windows will be open and masks will be worn where appropriate. There will […]

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RIDLINGTON DEFIBRILLATOR

For emergency use in case of Cardiac Arrest, the defibrillator is located in the BT phone box on Main Street. It was connected in 2013 and funded by donations from village residents and the Karen Ball Fund. Annual costs average about £200 of which £100 is covered by the Parish council. A sudden unexpected increase […]