BISHOP’S CLEEVE

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Gother­ing­ton Singers, lo­cal women’s choir, is re­cruit­ing for new mem­bers.

If you en­joy singing and maybe con­sider join­ing the choir. No ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary.

Email Sally New­bury on sall. new­[email protected], phone 01242 317276, for more in­for­ma­tion or go to gother­ing­ton­singers.co.uk

Bishop’s Cleeve Methodist Church Wed­nes­day Fel­low­ship wel­comes new mem­bers both men and women to all meet­ings which take place in the Church Hall at 2pm. On Septem­ber 25 it is the AGM.

Our an­nual ‘Big Squeeze’ ap­ple juic­ing day will be on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 6, be­tween noon-3pm and will again be at Court Farm Shop on Stoke Or­chard Road.

You are in­vited to bring your wind­falls for press­ing and take away a bot­tle or two of fresh ap­ple juice (bring your own con­tainer).

We will be har­vest­ing ap­ples at Grange­field Com­mu­nity Or­chard the pre­vi­ous day, Oc­to­ber 5, from 11am, all are wel­come to take part.

For more in­for­ma­tion email tran­si­[email protected], ring 01242 244785 or visit our face­book page: face­book.com/tran­si­tion­cleeve

Bak­ing, Mak­ing Shak­ing WI is a fun group launched in 2015 which meets on the first Thurs­day of each month at Bishop’s Cleeve Foot­ball Club, Kayte Lane from 8–10pm.

Come along as a vis­i­tor and en­joy the speaker, tea/cof­fee and cake for only £3, make friends and have a gig­gle.

On Septem­ber 5, The Sev­ern Free­wheel­ers will visit to talk about their night time role.

Susie Mcguire has formed a so­cial group aimed at peo­ple aged 60+ in the area.

The idea is to meet for cin­ema, the­atre, meals out and gen­eral get to­geth­ers.

If in­ter­ested, con­tact Susie on 07887 713 156 or email [email protected]­look. com.

Come and join us, your ideas could make a dif­fer­ence.

The Sir Frank Whit­tle Pairs Chal­lenge is be­ing played at Cirenceste­r Golf Club on Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 1, and is open to ladies and gen­tle­men as part of fund rais­ing to fur­nish a new ex­hi­bi­tion hall and ed­u­ca­tion cen­tre at the Jet Age Mu­seum, the memo­rial to the im­por­tance and his­tory of avi­a­tion in Glouces­ter­shire.

It is en­tirely run by vol­un­teers with free ad­mis­sion and re­lies on do­na­tions.

It pro­vides fun and in­for­ma­tion for fam­i­lies and en­thu­si­asts alike.

This is an op­por­tu­nity for a day of en­joy­able, but not se­ri­ously com­pet­i­tive, golf for an ex­cel­lent cause in a beau­ti­ful lo­ca­tion. En­try £79 per pair.

For an en­try form, email [email protected] minch­mike.plus.com.

There will be a Ta­ble Top Sale at Den­ley Hall, Bishop’s Cleeve on the first Satur­day of the month from 10-11am.

Re­fresh­ments are avail­able and cakes are for sale. There is also a raf­fle. En­trance is free.

Cleeve Ladies Probus Club meet­ings take place in Bishop’s Cleeve Tithe Barn at 9.45am.

On Oc­to­ber 1, there will be a visit to the 3Choirs vine­yard.

New mem­bers al­ways wel­come, if you would like to join this group please con­tact 01242. 529664.

Cleeve Car­ers and Friend­ship group reaches out to those in the com­mu­nity who may not be car­ers but are home alone or would like to meet with oth­ers for friend­ship.

Meet­ings at 2pm in St Michael’s Hall. This group is look­ing for an or­gan­iser to run monthly min­i­nus trips.

Any­one in­ter­ested, con­tact 01242 672029.

Bishop’s Cleeve WI meets monthly in the Tithe Barn, Bishop’s Cleeve, on Tues­day evenings at 7.15pm.

On Septem­ber 17, Colin Witts will talk about My Life on the River Sev­ern and the com­pe­ti­tion will be A Boat Re­lated Item. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact 01242 677520. Gother­ing­ton, Wool­stone and

Ox­en­ton WI meets at 7.30pm on the fourth Wed­nes­day of the month in Gother­ing­ton Vil­lage Hall.

As well as a wide range of speak­ers, there is a weekly art group, monthly lunches, craft groups and work­shops, tai chi and so­cial events.

On Septem­ber 25 the sub­ject will Beauty in Ug­li­ness – the Books of John Moore, with speaker Si­mon Law­ton.

For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact 01242 317276 or go to gwowi.org.uk

Do you have dif­fi­culty get­ting to your lo­cal li­brary? Bishop’s Cleeve Li­brary Club, which meets on the third Tues­day of the month, can meet your needs as trans­port can be pro­vided.for more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact 01242 672217.

St Michael’s Hall hosts North Cotswold Food­bank ses­sions ev­ery Fri­day from 9.45-11.15am.

Do­na­tions to the food bank can be left at Bishop’s Cleeve Par­ish Coun­cil of­fice, Mon­days, Tues­days, Thurs­days and Fri­days 9am-3pm, Wed­nes­days 10am-3pm.

The In­de­pen­dence Trust rep­re­sen­ta­tive for the area is An­drew Wood, a men­tal health out­reach worker. Should you wish to con­tact An­drew di­rectly you can do so on 01242 51281 Aus­tralia, New Zealand, Cook Is­lands, with speaker Anne Saunders.

Wood­man­cote WI meets at 7.30pm on the third Thurs­day of the month in Wood­man­cote Vil­lage Hall.

On Septem­ber 19, the talk will be called Kim Philby, Traitor, Gen­tle­man and Spy which will be given by Bob Skelt. For in­for­ma­tion about fu­ture meet­ings con­tact 01242 672791.

Glo­ri­ous Glouces­ter­shire Linda Cook took this pic­ture of Dents Ter­race Almshouses in Winchcombe

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