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VILLAGE SHOW – HELP IT GROW!

Garvald Village Show will return on Saturday 27th August. To run the day we need a few more hands to help with stewarding, teas and (behind every great event) washing up.

The committee is meeting on Tuesday 7th June, 7.30pm in the hall – to remind ourselves of how it all works! Do come along if interested to find out more.

Thanks, Jo

(Garvald Horticultural Society Committee)

 

Christian Aid wants –

  • to expose poverty throughout the world
  • to help in practical ways to end it
  • to highlight, challenge and change the structures and systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised.

This week, a Christian Aid envelope will drop through your letter-box, but nobody will come annoying you and knocking on your door for collection. Instead, you have the chance to take a leisurely Spring stroll through the village, and drop your donation in the locked strong box in the church vestibule. The Church is open every day. (alternatively pass to Janet Winter or Caroline McGregor)  Anything you can spare will be gratefully received by those in need. Thank You.

PS You can also donate on-line if you prefer

 

 

 

Ideally we’ll be outside, hula-hooping in our best fifties fashion! Grateful thanks to the Community Council who are providing funds for this event.

It would be really helpful to get a rough idea of how many people are coming. Please tell Sarah Ramsey or Caroline McGregor or fill in the form below

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    On Friday 13th May there will be a showing of the Billy Wilder classic, “The Apartment”, starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine.

    A romantic comedy for May AND there will be teas/coffees and cakes!

    Doors open 7.30 pm

    Big thanks from Garvald Village Hall

    Thank you to everyone who took the time to come along, over the weekend, to help with the maintenance days.

    We achieved so much, had a good laugh and ate a load of biscuits!

    • We cleared gutters
    • Cleared all the growth at the back of the hall
    • Painted the front door
    • Freshened up the bench at the front of the hall
    • Made safe some of the slates on the steeple

    We started patching up the rotting wood at the bottom of the main windows but quickly realised they need more work than our skills can offer. We’ll be looking at how best to address this but meantime we’ve started at least to make them watertight. Thanks as well for the loan of tools and ladders etc. Every bit helps!

    It doesn’t just need to be volunteering days. If you  spot something that needs doing and feel you could tackle, please let me or any member of the committee know.

    The Village Hall is our hall and its our job to look after it! If you’d like to help out in any way please feel free to join one of our regular meetings. We’ll be posting when the next one is on the village website.

    Many thanks

    Lee Robertson and the Village Hall Committee