The Parish of Burchetts Green

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PARISH NEWS

This is just an extract from the Parish News magazine for Burchetts Green which is published most months.

Stories, or ideas, from any part of the Parish, can be emailed to Lynn Penfold at lynnpenfold@waitrose.com (01628 825718) or Gilly in the Parish Office.

For a copy of the magazine please contact... Hurley, Rosemary & David Burfitt 01628 823503 Littlewick Green, Mary Gilbert 01628822828 Stubbings, Andrea Burn 01628 626428 ...or go to the back of any of our three churches.

Quench stocks wide range

Apart from the largest selection of Christian Christmas cards in Maidenhead, Quench are stocking the Real Advent Calendar. It is a beautiful way to journey through Advent as it comes complete with a booklet with daily activities and thoughts and, of course, Fair Trade chocolate! Quench also has an extensive range of Advent Calendars and Christian Christmas gifts and cards. 19 Queen Street, Maidenhead, SL6 1NB.

Christmas trees for sale from local Wildlife Trust

To support Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) you can buy your Christmas tree and other natural decorations from them on December 10 and 11 from 11 to 3pm in Edgbarrow Woods Car Park, Wildmoor Heath, Sandhurst Road, Crowthorne (near RG45 7PP).The trees (Douglas fir and drop resistant) are cut from Wildmoor Heath reserve which helps with the heathland management and restoration. All proceeds go to the Wildlife Trust working in the Parish.

Breakfast in Hurley

Sunday December 11, 9.30 to 11am, Priory Room, Hurley

Yes it really is free but any donations are welcome! Bacon rolls, croissants & pastries, coffee, tea, juices

* EVERYONE WELCOME

* FRESH COFFEE

* FRIENDLY CONVERSATION

Preparing for spring

Five hundred daffodil bulbs, donated by the Royal Borough, have been planted around the Littlewick area by Littlewick Green Society committee members and Martin Westrop, who 'volunteers' every year. The area includes part of the churchyard and the new area down Cherry Garden Lane donated to White Waltham Parish Council by developers Hicks.

Littlewick Diary Dates

VILLAGE LUNCH There is no lunch during December, but the Christmas village lunch will be on January 12 in the Gilchrist Hall. The price this time will be £7 for two courses of traditional fare, tea and coffee. Once again Copas Traditional Turkeys will be providing the birds, so we send them thanks. All profits will go to Camp Mohawk. Please note, it starts at 1.15pm.

LITTLEWICK WI's next meeting is on Tuesday December 13 at 1.45pm in the Gilchrist Hall. Kate Bettism. will talk about her life as a film extra.This will be followed by the Christmas tea. On Tuesday January 17, the meeting will start as usual at 1.45 and there will be a talk by 'The Money Man'.

End of 200 season

November’s prize draw took place at the Young at Heart Lunch on November 9 when the winners were Ivy Hills (number 31) and Colin and Jan Ford (53) The December draw will take place at the Young at Heart lunch on November 23 and the annual draw, with the four big prizes, will be at the Young at Heart Christmas Lunch on December 7. Tony Ruffell