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News In Brief

Evesham Editorial 27th Nov, 2015 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016   0

EVESHAM residents are being invited to take part in the Mayor’s annual quiz night.

Coun Fred Kaler is hosting his popular brain teasing event tonight (Friday) at Hampton Working Mens Club, where the top two winning teams will receive a special prize.

Proceeds from the event will go to Coun Kaler’s chosen charities, Vale Volunteer Centre, Working World and Evesham Shopmobility.

The event starts at 7.45pm and tickets cost £5 per person which includes refreshments.

E-mail [email protected] for more information

EVESHAM’S Methodist Centre will be full of festive sounds as the town’s Community Choir host their annual Christmas concert.

Members of Evesham Community Choir will take to the stage tomorrow (Saturday) from 7.30pm in a show of two halves.

The evening will include poetry, readings and other musical items from choir members and guests while the second half of the evening will be Christmas themed.

There will also be a raffle.

The choir has previously entertained as part of the Evesham Music Festival and at Christmas concerts with Avonbank Brass at Evesham Arts Centre.

Tickets are £5 to include tea/coffee and biscuits.

Call 07486 414934 or e-mail [email protected] for more information.

SANTA is heading to an Evesham school during its annual Christmas Fayre.

Pupils and staff at the Vale of Evesham School are preparing for the visit of Father Christmas next Saturday (December 5), at their festive fair will will host stalls, refreshments and a wide variety of Christmas goods.

The event runs from 1pm to 3pm.

HOW does a rich, glamorous widow decide which brother to marry? She asks for your help.

That is what Vale residents will be invited to do at this year’s Santa Special Garden Model Railway Charity event.

Ralph and Elizabeth Bolland have once more commissioned the Dallimore Brothers to produce a short movie which is a musical – the Love Triangle.

The evening also includes the usual look at the garden based railway layout, coffee and mince pies, plus a musical competition to identify snatches of well known Christmas songs.

The charity event, in aid of Badsey Church and the Badsey Scout Group HQ Refurbishment takes place on the evenings of December 2 to 4, at 17 Binyon Close, Badsey between 5.30pm and 7.30pm.

Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.

A QUIZ night in the village of Abbots Morton near Inkberrow raised £263 for the Acorns Children’s Hospice.

A similar amount went into their village hall’s funds to help its refurbishment programme.

The quiz was organised by 15-year-old Imo Dykes and her mother Sarah.

“It’s really great to be able to help Acorns with the wonderful work they do and support our village hall at the same time,” said Imo.

“We hope we can make it a permanent date in the village calendar.”

A FESTIVE fun run is heading to Pershore to spread Christmas spirit through the town.

Residents are being invited to take part in Pershore Carnival’s Santa Fun Run on Sunday, December 13, starting at Abbey Park.

The event begins at 11am and tickets cost £2 per person or £4 per family group.

Call Colin Shepherd on 01386 553585 for more information.

AN EVESHAM business has won a prestigious award for tackling cybercrime.

Net Threat, a network security solution specialist in the town’s Basepoint Business Centre, has recently scooped the Dell Network Security Preferred Partner Award 2015, for consistently demonstrating exceptional customer service and a high level of security solution sales.

Martyn Brownlie, regional director said: “As a long standing SonicWALL partner, it’s fantastic so see Net Threat win the award.

“In a very competitive market place this award demonstrates there is still no substitute for great customer service and advice when it comes to protecting critical systems and data.”

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