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Afternoon tea at North Hants Golf Club

Our Afternoon Tea at North Hants Golf Club in August was a great success! 70 people came, and enjoyed a lovely setting with a delicious tea : sandwiches, scones and cream, then cakes with as much tea as you could … Continue reading

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Farewell to Sarah

Sarah’s visit to us in June was sadly her last as she has decided to retire as our PLA. She has been a great asset to the branch, coming as often as possible to our meetings despite living in Newbury. … Continue reading

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Ukelele concert

What is the best compliment a group can get at the end of a concert? A member of the audience coming up and asking if they can perform at another event! This is what happened when Kevin Manley brought a … Continue reading

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Santa and his helpers

We were asked by the Lions to help run their float in Aldershot in the Saturday before Christmas. Gosh, it was cold but Santa got rather hot beneath his beard.

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Lottery Launch

We are now signed up as one of the causes that can be supported by the Rushmoor Community Lottery. Tickets are just £1 each and from that we will receive 50p . Everything is done on-line as www.rushmoorlottery.co.uk so spread … Continue reading

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Fund-raising walk

Many thanks to everyone who took part in our fund-raising walk around the very pleasant Frimley Lodge Park and along the canal. Special thanks to Alan Kearney who organised everything. Now for the harder part; getting in the sponsor money. … Continue reading

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Quiz answers

Congratulations to Mary Lamont who managed to get 100% on the fiendish book quiz. Thank you for everyone who took part. All the entries I saw were very good. If you want to see the answers, click here

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Helping with research

At our meeting of October 2016, Claire Bale from National Office spoke about developments in research and closed with this request If you have the chance to take part in research trials, please take it. These are typically low risk … Continue reading

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Farnham Farmers’ Market cake stall

We were invited to run the refreshment stall at Farnham Farmers’ Market in June. It was quite a steep learning curve, starting with the fact that we were at our busiest when other stall holders came across from 9:30 to … Continue reading

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Ascot Tea Party

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This year’s tea party had an Ascot theme – and that meant hats! There were some great creations and it was lovely to see people arriving in all their finery. We were delighted that Heather Brincat who had raised so … Continue reading

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