LECKHAMPTON & CHARLTON KINGS
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