LECK­HAMP­TON & CHARL­TON KINGS

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Charl­ton Kings Mens’ Probus Club meets at 9.30am to­day in Sa­cred Hearts Church Rooms.

Bill King will give a talk en­ti­tled Dads Army Un­der­ground de­scrib­ing the work of the British Re­sis­tance Or­gan­i­sa­tion, the se­cret aux­il­iary units which would have come into ac­tion if Bri­tain had been in­vaded by the Nazis in the Sec­ond World War.

Next week Peter Covey Crump will tell of his ad­ven­tur­ous jour­ney from Cairo on the Nile to Abu Sim­bel il­lus­trated with ex­cel­lent pho­to­graphs.

If you are in­ter­ested in join­ing this friendly club con­tact Peter Rus­sell on 01242 238521.

There will be a farm­ers’ mar­ket held on the pedes­tri­anised area out­side Cavendish House from 9am-2pm to­mor­row sell­ing a wide va­ri­ety of lo­cal pro­duce.

Charl­ton Kings Film So­ci­ety is show­ing the Bafta-nom­i­nated God’s Own Coun­try at Sa­cred Hearts Church hall to­mor­row at 7.45pm.

Doors open at 7pm and tick­ets cost £5.

County Coun­cil­lor Iain Do­bie and Bor­ough Coun­cil­lor Tony Oliver will hold their Leck­hamp­ton and War­den Hill Res­i­dents Ad­vice Cen­tre on Satur­day from 10am-noon at Sar­dar’s Cafe on Sal­is­bury Av­enue

Leck­hamp­ton Bor­ough Coun­cil­lor Stephen Cooke will be hold­ing a surgery for lo­cal res­i­dents at the Nor­wood Arms on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 9 by ap­point­ment (on phon­ing 01242 575769) from 10.30am-noon.

Chel­tenham Sym­phony Or­ches­tra is giv­ing a con­cert in the Pump Room at 7.30pm on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 9.

Soloist so­prano April Fredrick will sing The Four Last Songs by Richard Strauss and the or­ches­tra will play mu­sic by Mozart and Wag­ner. Tick­ets from the Town Hall box pf­fice.

The Po­lice In­for­ma­tion Point ses­sions at the par­ish coun­cil of­fices are can­celled for the fore­see­able fu­ture due to po­lice staffing is­sues.

Chel­tenham Flower Club meets in the Pump Room on Mon­day, Fe­bru­ary 11, from 12.30pm.

Linda Gar­ratt will give a demon­stra­tion with the ti­tle WYSIWG at 2pm.

Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers are very wel­come. Cost to a vis­i­tor is £7

Pi­anist An­drey Ivanov will play mu­sic by Chopin at the lunchtime con­cert in the Town Hall at 1.05pm on Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 12.

Lunches are on sale from noon. Tick­ets cost £5

South­field WI meet 7.30pm on Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 12 at Em­manuel Church Hall.

Joanne Lock will give a talk on med­i­cal dog de­tec­tion while will be fol­lowed by re­fresh­ments.

New mem­bers are al­ways wel­come and vis­i­tors can at­tend three times for free be­fore de­cid­ing to join.

Con­tact sec­re­tary Gill Bar­rett on 01242 235829 for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Re­gency Probus Club for men meets from 10am on Wednes­day, Fe­bru­ary 13, at Chel­tenham Bowl­ing Club.

Ge­off Tiz­zard-king will will give an in­ter­est­ing talk called Anec­dotes of the The­atre.

Con­tact Mal­colm Howes on 01242 515998 if you would like to join this friendly club.

Em­manuel Ladies Probus Club meets on Wednes­day, Fe­bru­ary 13, in Em­manuel Church Rooms from 10am.

Peter Petrie will give a talk en­ti­tle The Power of Mu­sic.

Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers are al­ways wel­come.

Chel­tenham Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety meets on Thurs­day, Fe­bru­ary 14, at 7.30pm in Cen­tury Hall, Bish­ops Road, Shur­d­ing­ton.

Alun and Jill White­head will give a talk about bearded irises in­clud­ing some his­tory, peo­ple and plants

Charl­ton Kings Friend­ship Group meets from 10am-noon in Holy Apos­tles Church on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 15.

Mar­garet Daniels – the Bard of Barn­wood – will en­ter­tain mem­bers with po­ems and prose all with a touch of hu­mour.

The Ba­con The­atre has com­bined with Glouces­ter Brew­ery for an evening of ale tast­ing on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 15.

Each ses­sion will last 60 min­utes and pro­vide a chance to taste and dis­cuss the mer­its of five dif­fer­ent ales.

The evening starts at 7.30pm and tick­ets cost £10. Min­i­mum age to par­tic­i­pate is 18.

Book early to avoid dis­ap­point­ment as places are lim­ited.

The box of­fice num­ber is 01242 258002.

The YMCA has ad­vised that if you see any­one sleep­ing rough and in need of sup­port please re­port this via streetlink.org.uk or tele­phone 0300 500 0914 with de­tails of where the per­son can be found.

If you be­lieve the per­son is un­der 18 years old or re­quires med­i­cal at­ten­tion please phone 999 for im­me­di­ate help.

Peo­ple sleep­ing out­side in win­try tem­per­a­tures are at great risk.

Neigh­bour­hood Watch of­fi­cer Bob Lloyd has posted on the par­ish coun­cil web­site in­for­ma­tion on how to keep warm and safe in your homes this win­ter.

There are links to use for de­tails on

how to get help if you or a neigh­bour are in need of help.

If you don’t have a com­puter you can tele­phone the par­ish clerk be­tween 10am and 2pm each day. » Rose Ash­ton 01242 262042 ash­[email protected]­in­ter­net.com

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