Thank you to everyone who supported this popular event and thanks to all those people who volunteered their help in many different ways. Once again, it was an afternoon of fun and a real community event.
There will be no Good Book Group in July, but we will meet again on Wednesday 2nd August at 8pm in Compton C of E Primary School Hall.
Our last coffee morning raised £110 for the Southampton Leukaemia and Transplant Unit.
The next coffee morning will be held on Monday 3rd July from 10-11.30am in St Matthew’s Church Room. All proceeds will be donated to the Jersey Cheshire Home. This will be the last coffee morning before the summer break. Everyone is welcome. We will start again in the Autumn.
This year’s ‘Jalopies’ event will take place on Sunday 25th June. The jalopies will assemble at the village hall at 1.30pm, and then parade through the village to the Recreation Ground for the start of the fete at 2pm where there will be all kinds of stalls and games, and refreshments of various kinds. Please come along and support this afternoon of fun.
Cranbury Park Garden will be open for charity as part of the National Garden Scheme on Sunday 11th June between 2-6pm. Admission is £5 per adult with no charge for children. All dogs must be kept on leads please.
The Garden can be accessed through entrances at: Hocombe Road, opposite Nichol Road, Otterbourne Hill by the bus stop and by the church in Otterbourne.
Monies raised will also be donated to All Saints Church, North Baddesley.
The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 7th June at 8pm in Compton School.
This month we shall be looking at The Song of Songs sometimes known as The Song of Solomon.
Everyone is welcome.
This year the Rectory Garden Bring and Share lunch will be held on Sunday 16th July.
There will also be a Parents and Tots Picnic in the Rectory garden on Sunday 23rd July.
Further details will be provided nearer the time but do please ‘save the dates’ in your diary.
The latest coffee morning held in St. Matthew’s Church room raised £160 for Alzheimer’s Research. Thanks to everyone for their very generous donations.
Our next coffee morning will be held on Monday 5th June from 10am and we will be raising money for Southampton Leukaemia and Transplant Unit (in memory of Ross Hawkins). Everyone is invited to join us and will be warmly welcomed.
Following the successful ‘Faith in Question’ series, we shall now recommence our monthly meetings of the ‘Good Book Group’. ‘The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 3rd May at 8 p.m. in Compton School.
We will be looking at ideas of the atonement, or, put another way, how the cross brings salvation.
Bag2School is a free fundraising scheme that works in partnership with schools, community groups and charities to help raise money from textile donations. It operates throughout the UK, collecting and selling unwanted textiles to many countries of Eastern and Western Europe, Africa and Asia where items are recycled.
If you have any unwanted bedlinen, curtains, towels, clothing, hats, scarves, soft toys, belts, jewellery, handbags or shoes you would like to donate, Compton All Saints’ Primary School has a collection scheduled for Friday 5th May. Any money raised will be shared equally between the school and All Saints Church, Compton.
Items can be left in Compton church anytime before 5th May, in any type of bag and labelled ‘Bag2School.