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June 2011

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Editors Letter…. Please keep sending in your nominations for „Someone Special‟ to receive flowers from Charlottes Florist of Hatfield. There are so many wonderful, caring and helpful people in the Hatfield area who I‟m sure you‟ll agree, deserve some flowers. Its time to get out and enjoy the sunshine! The weather is much better and therefore excellent for the many Family fun days, Open Garden events, Summer Fayres and other fundraising events being held during June and July. Details can be found throughout the magazine and on the „What‟s On‟ page. I welcome any comments you would like to send me regarding the Hatfield Arrow. I am always looking to include new articles or information that you may find useful or if there is any aspect of the magazine that you would like changing, please email, ring, text or write to me using the usual details opposite. I look forward to hearing from you.

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News, News, News, News, News, News….. „WOODHOUSE PHOENIX‟ is a theatre group attached to Hatfield Woodhouse Village Hall and raises funds for the hall by putting on productions such as pantomimes, cabarets and recently a highly successful production of „Allo Allo‟ The group is proud to announce that they have obtained a license to perform Calendar Girls from 1st September 2012 at the Village Hall. As this is the first day that this play is released for amateur production, it will therefore be a national amateur premiere. The show is of course set in Yorkshire and is extremely funny with some poignant moments. A portion of the royalties paid by the group has already gone to Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. I‟m sure you all know the story of how a group of extraordinary women, members of a very ordinary Yorkshire Women‟s Institute group, persuaded one another to pose for a charity calendar with a difference. The members of our group are keen to ensure that our production is a tribute to them. We would be very happy if you would support us by coming to see the show. We will be giving updates nearer the time regarding casting and ticket sales. We look forward to seeing you at the show. Sue Lane Producer/ Director APPEAL FOR UNWANTED KNITTING WOOL. If you have any unwanted knitting wool (any colour) that you would like to donate to help raise funds for Cancer Research please call Mrs Hoff on 01302 842389. Local collections can be arranged.

NEWS RELEASE FROM SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE Keep your property secure! As the warm weather arrives police in Doncaster are advising residents to be vigilant and keep their property secure. During the last few weeks, there has been an increase in thefts of items from resident‟s gardens, such as garden furniture, hanging baskets and ornaments. Sergeant Jez Fitzgibbons said: “We have had a number of thefts reported over the last week, where items have been stolen from people‟s gardens. The people committing these thefts will undoubtedly be opportunistic thieves who pass by the garden and see something they like or can sell.” Police want to remind residents to ensure their property is secure, by locking items away in a shed or garage when they are not in use, and securing hanging baskets to the wall. Sergeant Jez Fitzgibbons added: “We need the public to help us prevent these types of thefts and ensure everybody can continue enjoying the sunshine.” For more information on how to keep your home secure, you can speak to your Safer Neighbourhood Team, visit www.southyorks.police.uk and enter your postcode or call 01142 202020 for details of your local team.

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NEWS RELEASE FROM SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE Officers climb for charity Eight police officers from South Yorkshire Police in Doncaster are aiming to complete the National three Peaks challenge to raise money for charity. The officers will be attempting to climb the three peaks, which are Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in the Lake District and Snowdon in Wales in just 24 hours on Tuesday, 31 May and Wednesday, 1 June. The officers are completing training to ensure they are up for the challenge, and are practising their climbing skills on peaks in the Lake District. The eight officers will be climbing for two charities, Help the Heroes and the Alzheimer‟s Association, which are both close to them. Anybody wanting to support the officers can donate to the charities by visiting the links below www.justgiving.com/helpforheroes www.justgiving.com/alzheimerssoc PC Gordon Doudie who has organised the challenge said: “We wanted to do something to raise money for these worthwhile charities which have helped many people including people close to us. We hope to do the challenge in just 24 hours which is a challenge in itself, but we are determined and focused to raise as much as we can for the charities.”

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The Royal Travis Wedding At Travis we celebrated the Royal wedding by holding our very own „pretend wedding‟. The week beginning 25th April was extremely busy at Hatfield Travis. Our first job was to choose the bridal party. The bride came from Bluebell class, the groom from Snowdrop class, the bride‟s mother from Ladybird class, the bridesmaid was from Butterfly class, the bride‟s father was from Rabbit class and the best man was from Hedgehog class. As homework, we had to find our own „royal‟ wedding clothes and also design and make our own royal hat. On the day- Thursday 28th April. We arrived at school feeling very excited. Everyone looked very smart dressed in their fancy clothes. There were 6 reporters, 3 photographers and 3 videographers to record the whole day. At 11 o‟ clock, we went into the hall and then set off to walk to church. The reporters went first, followed by the groom and the best man. We all sat in church and waited for the bride, the bridesmaid and the bride‟s father. We heard the music and then the bride came in through the great arched doorway. The guests stood up and watched the stunning bride walk down the red carpeted aisle. She walked to meet the groom and the vicar. The service was amazing because everyone had such a good time. They put on a „Haribo‟ ring to show they were „pretend bride and grooms‟. They also signed the „pretend‟ register and posed for photographs. We left the church and headed back to the school for the reception. At school there was a long table for the wedding party and even a wedding cake! We all had our lunch and went outside for playtime. After playtime we came back into the hall for the speeches. The father of the bride spoke first and then the best man shared some funny jokes! To finish off the celebrations, we partied in the hall and some of the teachers put on their wedding dresses. It was a fun day and we are looking forward to the actual real royal wedding. Reporters- Jayden, Olivia, Yue-Yang, Connor, Daniel, Layton. Videographers- Ben, Jack, Emily. Photographers- Sidone, Leo, Emily.

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NORTH EAST DONCASTER CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU Advice Column I‟ve got an official package through the post about my tax credits but I‟m not really sure what I‟m meant to do with it. Can you help?

If you've been getting tax credits, you should have received an annual review pack (called a „renewals pack‟) from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Make sure you look at this pack and fill in any forms you need to as soon as possible – the deadline is 31 July. You must do this even if you are no longer getting any money or expect payments to end soon. If you don't do this by 31 July: * you may have to repay any money you've received since 6 April * if you're still getting payments, these will stop. HMRC need you to look at the pack so that they can work out how much your payments should be for the current tax year and make sure they paid you the right amount for the last tax year. Read through the pack carefully to check that all the information about you is correct and whether you need to contact HMRC - you can either do this by phone, or by sending your form back by post to the Tax Credit Office. Sometimes it can be difficult to work out what information to put on the form. If you need help filling in the form, there are videos to help you. You can watch the videos online at: www.direct.gov.uk. If you don't get anything about your tax credits, contact the tax credit helpline on 0845 300 3900. For more information about the tax credits annual review pack, go to www.direct.gov.uk There is also more information about tax credits on the Citizens Advice website www.adviceguide.org.uk where you can also find our contact details. Talk to a CAB adviser if you need help with understanding or completing your annual review pack. PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR OFFICE AT STAINFORTH HAS NOW MOVED ACROSS THE ROAD TO: THE HOPE CENTRE, THE OLD METHODIST CHURCH, CHURCH ROAD, STAINFORTH. If you would like any advice/assistance from our Thorne or Stainforth offices, concerning the above or any other issue, please contact our Assessment Team at North East Doncaster Citizens Advice Bureau on 0844 499 4137 Mon & Tuesday between 10:00 & 2:00 or Fri 10:00-12:00. You can also email us at: advicecabthorne@fsmail.net We now run drop-in enquiry assessment sessions at Stainforth every Tuesday between 10:00-2:00 & Thorne every Friday between 10:00-12:00 Contact details and opening times are also available on our own website at: www.northeastdoncastercab.org.uk

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Fire service welcomes special visitors from Qatar Ten firefighters from Qatar are spending three months with South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue as part of a special visit to the UK. The group, who arrived at the Training & Development Centre in Sheffield at the start of April, have chosen SYFR as their base until June. The centre, in Handsworth, houses one of the world‟s most advanced firefighter training facilities, the Realistic Fire Training Building (RFTB), which the Qatar crews will use for training exercises during their stay. They‟ll also attend a range of incidents across the county to observe how SYFR crews operate at the scene of fires, road traffic collisions and other special rescues. SYFR‟s Jon Parkes, an instructor at the training centre, said: “It is testament to our reputation and the excellent training facilities we have in South Yorkshire that the Qatar firefighters have chosen to visit us. “We are delighted to welcome them here, and I am sure the visit will be a huge benefit to our own crews and our visitors from Qatar.” The group are on a two year secondment from their home country in the Middle East to the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh. They are the first of at least three groups at FSC to study for a diploma in Fire Service Operations & Fire Safety studies. During their South Yorkshire stay they will also learn more about the community safety side of fire service work, including home safety checks and projects for young people. Qatar firefighter Mohammed Ali Al-Suwaidi said: “As soon as we arrived here we were warmly welcomed by everyone at the training centre. “We are very much looking forward to learning more from the experienced instructors. Everything we have done so far has been a great success and I would recommend the experience for others”.

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A Close Encounter I went once for some therapy to a place called Ragdale Hall. My husband said “They‟ll lift your leg” But I didn‟t care at all. Then wrapped in fluffy towelling robe I relaxed in comfy chair To choose the treatments I might have That were then on offer there. I thought a cleansing body wrap Would be just the thing to try. With mud that came from the Dead Sea Which would soothe my skin so dry. Then after swimming in the pool I looked for things to do, The steam room looked so dark and wet That would be something new! And then enveloped all in steam I felt relaxed and calm. I stretched out on a bench nearby, Delighting to be warm. When suddenly the door opened, I could not see a thing But felt the cooling draught of air That sudden movement brings. “Is anybody there?” I heard In tones distinctly male, And if you could have seen my face, I‟m sure I went quite pale. Then thoughts of thugs and psychopaths, Went flooding through my brain. Would I be viciously attacked And suffer awful pain. Would I be murdered as I lay? Wrapped in my soggy towel, And make the headlines the next day JEN SLAIN IN CRIME SO FOUL? So what was I to do you ask? Bravely, in voice quite weak, “I‟m over here right on the bench What is it that you seek? Of course it all turned out just fine And I was much relieved, This chap had come here with his wife For their Anniversary J.A.T. February 2011

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Congratulations! To Stainforth Junior Football Club Under 11‟s who celebrated in style after winning the league. They played their final game against Rossington JFC and were crowned league 2 champions at the end of the match. The team have had a fantastic season, not only did they win their league but they were runners - up in The Goole Cup and reached the semi-finals in the Doncaster Cup. Every player has performed extremely well throughout the season, they have a great attitude and enjoy playing together. In April the team travelled to Butlins in Skegness to take part in a tournament which included teams from all around the UK. The tournament was played over 3 days and after some brilliant football played by the whole team, they qualified first in their group and went on to win the semi-final. They had an amazing game in the final but were unfortunately beaten. Their trophies were presented by Mark Lawrenson, presenter on Match of The day and former Liverpool legend. After the Butlins tournament one of the teams most valued players was forced to leave the club as Girl‟s can no longer play in a boys team at this age group. Shania Robinson also plays for Doncaster Belles Football Club. She will be greatly missed by the team and everyone who is involved with the club.

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All the players and their parents would like to thank Neil Oliver, their coach and manager, for guiding them through such a fantastic first season playing 11 a-side. Next season the team will be known under a new name, Hatfield Woodhouse Panthers Under 12â€&#x;s. They will be training and playing home games at Hatfield Woodhouse Village Hall. The team are raising funds to help them get started as a new club and are looking for sponsorship from any local business that could possibly help them. The team is also looking for some new players. If you play football and are interested in a trial with the team please contact Neil Oliver on 07933 501509. If you would like any more details or are interested in sponsoring the team please contact Julie Morrell at the Hatfield Arrow. Team members Callum Kendall, Jamie Southern, Kyle Stennett, Ben Morrell, Craig Evans, Luke Seymour , Hamish Robinson-Martin, Adam Fox, Shania Robinson, Corey Musker, James Gill, Connor Gray, Lewis McInnes, Jake Oliver. Jake Willis

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HOLIDAYS & PETS

As the summer holidays approach it is always wise to plan ahead and decide whether your pet is to accompany you or not and hopefully avoid any last minute disappointments that may spoil the enjoyment of your time away.

KENNELS Always book well in advance as kennels/cattery get very busy at peak times. Check vaccination records to make sure they are up to date. It is worth noting that good kennels will also insist on Kennel Cough immunisation for dogs. Arrange to take bedding, toys or something that smells of home to help your pet settle in. If your pet is on a specific diet or receiving medication ensure that you have sufficient stocks to cover the length of their stay and inform your vet of your pets boarding arrangements.

HOME If your pet is travelling with you in this country it would be wise to consider: Is your pet used to travelling in the car/carrier for any length of time, if not take some time to getting your pet used to short journeys first. Consider buying a pheromone spray/collar such as Feliway/DAP to help them cope with the trip.

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ALL SET FOR WOMEN‟S 5K RUN AT NORMANBY HALL The second running of the Normanby Hall Women‟s 5km run looks set to be a success when it takes place on Sunday 22 May, 9.30am. The organisers of the event, Metres to Miles of Epworth and the Sport & Community Development team at North Lincolnshire Council are keen to grow the event after the successful inaugural event last summer saw more than 200 ladies walk, jog and run in the event. Set on and around the paths and roads of the Hall and Country Park, it makes an ideal fitness goal for the summer. Julian Moorhouse of Metres to Miles explained “The course is ideal for this event, flat and picturesque. We had really great weather last year for the event and hope it will be the same this year. We attracted walkers, joggers and runners of all ages, with teenagers taking part alongside senior citizens last year. The feedback was really great and it looks like been a bumper entry this year”. The event last summer was the launch pad for a new scheme promoting jogging in the district and the Sport & Community Development team at North Lincolnshire Council have developed jogging groups in Riddings, Brigg, Barton and Westwoodside aimed at guiding those new to running and jogging. Entry to the event costs £12 and all finishers receive a memento and goody bag. Entry forms for the event are available from Normanby Hall Country Park visitors centre or by contacting Metres to Miles on 01427 872 323 or email info@metrestomiles.co.uk

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Nominations Please for Flowers for Someone Special Do you know someone special in our Community? Someone who has gone the extra mile for others or someone who just deserves something nice. The Arrow and Charlottes Florist of Hatfield would like to make that special persons day with a beautiful bouquet delivered to their door! Let us know who they are and why they deserve a bouquet. Contact Julie Morrell by email at julie@arrowpublications.co.uk or call 01302 351760 “I have read in the arrow about the 'flowers for someone special' and I would like to nominate my mother Tracie Perkins. I would like to nominate her as she is such a wonderful person who goes out of her way to help people and always puts others first. Unfortunately, she has a long term illness which is gradually deteriorating her and is now struggling with day to day duties due to her disability however she is strong and still plods along and has such a positive outlook on life giving she is only 45 years of age. I strongly feel she deserves to be made to feel special giving all the bad news and pain she has had to cope with in the past few years.“ This months Flowers are to be delivered to Tracie Perkins.

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Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School Report Dear readers, So much has been going on here at Hatfield Woodhouse since our last article was published. Here are some of highlights from the spring term. On the run up to the Easter holidays, every class spent time on an Easter Walk around school. It was a fun and interactive assembly where we learned about the Easter story and the true meanings and symbols associated with it. Special thanks go to Mrs Gardner for organising it and to Mr Brown and Mrs Parker, our Governors. To celebrate Mother‟s Day, Key Stage 1 invited mothers, grandmothers and carers into school to take part in an arts and crafts afternoon. It was great to welcome our mother‟s into school to share such a wonderful experience. As a thank you to all our mums, they were treated to tea fresh cream scones in the hall, accompanied by the children singing their favourite songs. At the end of the Spring Term, Key Stage 2 held a Winter Olympic event as part of our inter-house competitions. The activities were set in both the hall and the school grounds. The events were Curling, Golf, Hoop throwing, Target Practice and Bocce. Every child took part in at least two events and had a magnificent time. The winners of our first ever Winter Olympics were House Team Blake. Thank you to all the staff who organised it, especially Mrs Booth. On Thursday 28th April we held a Royal Street Party in the dining hall to celebrate the marriage of William and Kate. The Parents and Friends of the School decorated the hall and made delicious party food for us. The overall experience was fantastic and everybody enjoyed the party! This week, our Year 6s have been taking part in the SATs tests. With the help and support of Mr Wall and Mrs Booth, the children have been working extremely hard all year for this and we all wish them the best of luck. Next week sees a very busy week in school. We will be holding a French Celebration Day to share our experiences in learning French this year. Children will be feasting upon French breakfast and lunch and there will be a Creative Arts assembly full of singing, dancing and other fun activities connected to France. Sadly this assembly will also be our fond farewell to Amundine, our French Assistante who has been part of our school all year, teaching us so many new things about her country, culture and language. Amundine, we wish you the best of luck for the future, we shall miss you! Next week will also be the official launch of our all-new school website. After weeks of planning and designing, Mr Wain and our parent governor, Mr Ap Hari, have created an interactive school website and Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) aimed at the whole community. You, the readers, can share in our French celebrations next week as we “cover-it live!” on our new website www.woodhouseprimary.co.uk. Written by Amelia Lindsay and Daniel Hemstock, Year 5

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Oh No!! What Have I Done? I will give you readers of the Hatfield Arrow a warning that this month‟s article although a true story contains information of a sensitive nature. In April I successfully organised my 15th and final University of Central Lancashire Football Club Old Boys‟ reunion. Playing football for my university, and being part of the largest and most sociable of all the clubs at „Preston Poly‟ as it was not-so -affectionately known when I first arrived, gave me four glorious years of my life. I made many long-lasting friendships, had a belly full of laughs, won the odd game or two and eventually ended up being elected Student Union President in my final year. To prevent my head from swelling too much I feel I should share with the readers of the Hatfield Arrow a guilty secret I have carried with me for 10 long years. A decade ago I was single-handedly (literally) responsible for some of the worst tension ever to hit the streets of Preston. Naturally, this happened while under the influence of alcohol during the 2001 Old Boys‟ weekend. Common sense told me things were going pear-shaped when I was on my fifth schnapps by 8pm on Friday night. Realising there was a long night ahead of me, and watching my pace-setting buddy leave me for dead, I decided if you can‟t beat „em, join „em. As the evening fed into oblivion I somehow regained consciousness at 1am, my head perched like a baby sparrow in its nest on a fag-ash laden table in the Student Union. Being a Yorkshireman, and having watched Kes at least six times, my “homing chip” kicked into play and informed me that I needed to depart to my mate‟s house, where his settee had my name on it. As I stumbled through the SU I could see people looking at me and laughing, but paranoia wasn‟t a state of mind I could muster and I laughed it off before my journey home. John (my mate) lived a two-mile walk from the SU in a part of Preston famous for its multi-cultural community, steeped in a rich history of immigration from the sub continent, a population who had striven and worked hard to make this fair country their home. On the way I called in for a drunken pizza, once again being the subject of many a stare and perplexed look from passers by. It was as I approached the last leg of my drunken journey I realised, with great alarm, that nature was dealing me a cruel blow and I needed the loo - and boy I needed it quickly. My survival skills kicked in as I went all Ray Mears and looked around me for the right tools for the job. Realising my tomatosplattered pizza box was out of bounds, as was my final £10 note, I spied a nearby dustbin in the need of some impromptu Andrex. Sweat formed on my brow as I fought the urge to let go and found a discreet place to accomplish my mission. I surveyed my options in the shadow of a newlybuilt temple, usually beautifully illuminated for all to see, but this night in complete darkness. No time to waste, I decided to scale a nearby fence like an inmate on the run and disappeared into an unlit side passage before nature took over. The relief was unforgettable, and with panic over I hopped back over the fence like a spring lamb to retrieve my supper and made it home. I awoke the following morning with a disco going off in my head, a mouth a bag of gravel, in a room that smelled like the inside of a packet of dry roasted nuts. I crawled to the bathroom to freshen myself up before I had to depart for the afternoon‟s matches against the current university team. It

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was at this point I realised why I‟d provoked such ridicule from strangers as I had a full Budweiser beer label stuck to my head, presumably from my snooze in the Student Union. I managed to shower and peel off the offending article, change, before ambling down the road to the game. The matches were played in good spirit but shortly after I became aware of the hive of police activity taking place in Preston that day. Puzzled, I assumed that Preston North End were at home and things had gotten out of hand, as there were riot vans here, there and everywhere. I left the pub to nip home for a quick wash, put on my best pulling gear and add a touch of WD40 behind my ears. As I got closer to my lodgings it was hard not to notice the menacing atmosphere in air and the police presence was more akin to a Student Loans demo than a Saturday afternoon in Preston. Various ethnic groups were prowling the streets, obviously incensed at something so as I approached the temple area I politely enquired to a local as to what was going off. I was told someone had been responsible for defecating on a holy deity that had been placed beside the temple. This was a huge insult to the god of Sunshine and there was likely to be 100 days of rain and bad weather. This, to be fair, was nothing new in Preston but a sudden realisation hit me as my role in this whole messy affair unfurled in front of me. The dark alley I‟d used in my hour of need was not an alley after all, but a connecting route to the back of the temple and the scene of this particularly mucky crime. With Perry Mason-esque questioning I piped up with one final query and asked if there was any evidence of who had committed such a heinous religious act. “Funny you should ask,” said the man, explaining that a bank statement had been found at the scene, a statement belonging to a local who had his fair share of run-ins with the temple worshippers in the past and was now public enemy number one. So all of this emergency action was the result of an emergency of my own and my course of action was clear. Should I go to the police and explain their chief suspect was an innocent man, take my licks but walk with my head held high? Or should I leave it in the lap of the gods (hopefully not the sunshine one) and keep my mouth firmly shut. I chose the latter. I left Preston the following day, driving past newspaper billboards proclaiming shock at such a terrible crime and radio phone-ins claiming 50 years of religious tolerance had been wiped out in one weekend. I returned to the scene in April to see whether things had returned to normal and unsurprisingly they appeared to have done just that. It was not my finest moment, I admit. I suppose this is my way of explaining that even the most tolerant and respectful person can make a mistake after a belly full of John Smiths. I have enclosed a picture of this years Old Boys in the hope that any prospective students will not be put off going to University, as even with spiralling costs, I can safely say you will never be as rich as you are when you are a student. Those were the best years of my life and I am more than willing to say that I have enjoyed paying back every single penny for my exploits. Although now I always carry a packet of tissues. PW Aka The Difference

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WHAT‟S ON? HATFIELD WOODHOUSE METHODIST CHAPEL Sunday services start at 6pm May 1st Mr Peter Douglas May 8th Mr Dennis Rix May 15th Rev H Harbbottle May 22nd Mrs J Reasbeck May 29th Mr David Banks HATFIELD WOODHOUSE METHODIST CHAPEL Saturday Coffee Mornings - 10am to 12noon May 7th Project 2000 May 14th Hatfield Woodhouse Gardening Club May 21st Project 2000 May 28th Guide Dogs for the Blind Saturday 4 June 2010 will be HATFIELD WOODHOUSE METHODIST CHAPEL SUMMER FAYRE 10-2pm Afternoon Teas served from 12 noon, light refreshments all day, Cake Stall, Soaps, Cards, Tombola, Raffle, Stalls and Games. Admission Free. Everyone Welcome. HATFIELD WOODHOUSE METHODIST CHAPEL Sunday 5th June 2011 Chapel Anniversary Tea 4pm followed by Service at 6pm which will be a farewell to Reverend Helena Harbottle and her Family who are leaving for pastures new. Everyone is welcome. Saturday 16 July 2011. Table Top Sale 10-1pm. Chip butties served from 12 noon, Raffle, Cake Stall, Bacon butties and Toasted Teacakes Admission free Anyone wanting to book a table at £5 (numbers limited) – please call in on a Saturday Coffee Morning and see Mrs J Garrett.

HATFIELD LIBRARY Sam's Safari Pet classes will begin on Monday the 20th, 27th June & 4th of July between 4.00-5.30pm. The course is for three weeks and will cover Housing, Health and Handling. There will be chance to handle some of Sam's safari pets. Places will be limited. £7.50 for the full course. A Stitching group called "Needles and Pins" are inviting fellow crafters to come and join them at Hatfield Library. If you have a passion for Sewing, knitting etc. Please contact Jan or Corrine on 01302 841719. Care for a cuppa? Saturday 4th June, 1pm-3pm. Hatfield Woodhouse Village Hall Please come and join us to raise money for Diabetes UK., an organisation which has supported my son and our family since his diagnosis a year ago. Children‟s activities, such as Lego, construction and colouring activities. Tea, coffee and juice available plus a raffle There will also be a cake stall to raise funds for Coeliac UK. Please come and support us. Philippa Cousins

9th July – 2 - 5 pm ST. LAWRENCE CHURCH ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY The Barn Field (adjacent to the Church). All the usuall Stalls / Attractions. Entrance only 50p per adult (children free). A great family event.

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ST LAWRENCE CHURCH SOCIAL COMMITTEE FAMILY OUTING TO SCARBOROUGH Saturday 25 June 2011 Adults £10.00 Under 12’s £8.00 Leaving Ingram Arms Car Park at 9.00am Come and join us for a day at the seaside. If you are a Senior Citizen remember your bus pass ! Tickets available from Angela Lister 884848 Cath Watson 842163 From 1 May

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HEALTH AND BEAUTY Jessie Credland Foot Clinic 31 High Street Hatfield

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