6th Dec, 2016

News in Brief

Evesham Editorial 14th Nov, 2015 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

CARING volunteers at the Vale of Evesham School are holding their first Christmas Fayre on Saturday, December 5.

The event will be held at the popular school on Four Pools Lane between 1pm and 3pm on the day and everyone is welcome.

Among the delights on offer will be stalls, refreshments and the chance to shop around for Christmas gifts will raising cash for the school in the process.

A HANDY Repair Café is returning to Evesham to help give electronic items a new lease of life.

The Repair Café will be at imaGine in the town’s Market Square tomorrow (Saturday), where volunteer experts who hold a wealth of knowledge in fixing broken goods will offer their help and support.

The event takes place from 10am to 2pm.

Call Tony Piper on 01386 300478 for more information.

VALE residents are being invited to a fun charity race night.

The race night is in aid of Ourside Youth Centre and will take place on Saturday November, 21 at Evesham’s Fairfield Hall.

The event starts at 7pm and tickets cost £10, which includes a fish and chips supper.

Visit www.facebook.com and search ‘Ourside Youth Association’ for more information.

EVESHAM residents are being invited to a popular Christmas concert.

The town’s Christmas Community Choir will be performing on Saturday November, 28 at Evesham Methodist Church off Bridge Street.

The event starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £5.

E-mail eveshamcchoir@gmail.com for more information.

PERSHORE High School is hosting a Christmas ‘Chocolate Bingo’ event.

The tasty and festive fun evening will take place on Wednesday December, 2 in the school’s dining hall.

Doors open at 6.30pm and bingo fun begins at 7pm.

Tickets cost £1 for entry and £1 per book for five games.

There will also be a ‘Golden Bingo’ game, costing £1 to play.

EVESHAM Rowing Club is inviting residents to one of its major calendar events.

The club’s annual ‘Masters of the Avon and Evesham Rowing Club Senior Head of River’ event will take place on Saturday November, 28 along the Avon.

The 2.5 mile processional timed rowing race is free to attend and refreshments will be available.

Call John Lomas on 01386 446131 for more information.

 

A VALE village is preparing to host its annual Christmas Fayre.

Throckmorton Chapelry will be holding its popular festive fayre on Saturday November, 21 in the village hall, where visitors can enjoy homemade cakes, jams, marmalades, pickles, a tombola and a prize draw.

All proceeds will be in aid of the continued restoration and upkeep of the chapelry.

The event will run from 10.30am to 12.30pm and entry costs £1, which includes coffee and biscuits.

 

PATIENTS in Evesham and Pershore are getting more access to primary care through a new Clinical Contact Centre.

The ‘South Worcestershire GP Services’ scheme has recently been launched across the towns, providing patients with an alternative option to manage their health and wellbeing when they call their GP practice for a consultation.

Patients now have the opportunity to have a telephone or Skype consultation with a skilled health professional, such as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, enabling their condition to be managed appropriately without having to wait to see a GP.

Patients will still be able to book appointments with their GP, but for many people this could offer a much quicker resolution, improving their primary care experience and improving the availability of face to face appointments at the practices.

Visit www.swgpservices.nhs.uk to find out more about the Clinical Contact Centre.