5th Dec, 2016

News in Brief

Evesham Editorial 4th Mar, 2016 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

VALE residents are being invited to a spring coffee morning.

Throckmorton Chapelry are holding their annual coffee morning on Saturday, March 19 at Throckmorton Village Rooms, where there will be lots of stalls, homemade cakes, a prize draw, tombola and bric a brac.

All money raised will go towards the restoration of the idyllic 13th century chapelry.

The event runs from 10am to midday and entry costs £1, which includes coffee and biscuits.

E-mail Trudy Burge at Trudy.burge@gmail.com for more information.

MEMBERS of the Vale of Evesham Commerce and Tourism Association (VECTA) will hold their AGM next week.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday (March 9) at the Evesham Hotel from 6pm.

All current members are asked to attend and any local business or organisation is welcome to come along and be involved in this meeting.

Already a member? Bring a business colleague along and swell the ranks.

A PUBLIC meeting to discuss the possible formation of a Bus Users Group for Evesham is set to be held.

The event will be held on Tuesday, March 15 at Evesham Town Hall from 7pm and everyone is welcome.

Responses to the consultation on the Town Plan indicated strong interest in forming a Bus Users Group for Evesham, but this would only go ahead if there is sufficient public support.

Anyone who can’t make the meeting but is interested in joining the group can e-mail bostle@waitrose.com or call 01386 765572 for more information.

KIND-HEARTED members of Evesham Working World will be holding a jumble sale to raise funds.

Clothes, bric-a-brac and much more will be available at the sale tomorrow (Saturday) from 11am to 1pm at Evesham Adventure Playground on The Woodlands.

Admission is free and refreshments will be available.

THE Evesham Branch of the Royal Air Force Association will hold its AGM at St Egwins Club.

The meeting will take place from midday to 2pm on Tuesday, March 15 and everyone is welcome to attend.

CHARITIES, community and voluntary groups can grab a slice of a £50,000 fund being made available by Wychavon District Council to help people get active.

The cash is part of the council’s annual community grants scheme, with the focus this year on projects that help inactive people to move more and take part in physical activity.

Bids can include anything from new play equipment and upgrades to a building, to the provision of new activities for people of all ages and abilities.

Any group thinking of applying for a share of the fund must attend a briefing session on Monday, March 21 at the Civic Centre in Pershore from 6.30pm until 8pm.

The briefing session will give groups the chance to ask any questions they may have and to give them guidance on their applications.

Applications for the grants can be made online at www.wychavon.gov.uk/grants. For more information call 01386 565168.

The deadline for applications in midday on Thursday, March 31.