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Featured this month Fly-tipping in our villages

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Diddy Directory Room 101 What’s On Guide


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NOTE FROM THE EDITOrS Welcome to the March edition of LivingLife Magazine. During February we battled against storms Ciara and Dennis and with many trees, roof tiles and fence panels blown down, we hope everyone stayed safe and came through unscathed. Storms aside, February was a fantastic month for us. We visited Shefford Lower School to present them with a cheque for £300, the proceeds from the sale of our 2020 Calendar. It’s a great feeling to give something back to the community and we look forward to further fund-raising projects in the future. Inside this month’s magazine we have our usual selection of regular features including a hilarious Room 101 write-up from Lindsay Edwards, plus a heroic Kid’s Got Talent contribution from Holly Smith, who is running a half marathon to fund-raise for Stevenage Haven. We also have an informative article about fly-tipping and how you can help prevent it, plus an update from the Arlesey Street Watch team.

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| John McBurney |

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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booking holidays through travel agents arlesey town council update fly-tipping in our villages stondon council update kid’s got talent artisans in the yard crossword answers room 101 delivery boys’ review diddy directory scene by you march crossword spotlight on... the garage shefford what’s on guide spot the difference

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travel

BOOKING THROUGH HIGH STREET TRAVEL AGENTS

Contribution thanks to

Richard Abery Spitfire Travel

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onsumers should book holidays through travel agents rather than doing it themselves online to ensure financial protection and support the high street, the CAA says. New research from the CAA’s ATOL scheme found that many travellers could be leaving themselves vulnerable to illegitimate travel companies by not checking for and ensuring they have adequate financial protection in case things go wrong. The study of more than 4,000 adults found that two thirds (65%) have not been put off their desire to book a holiday this year by the collapse of Thomas Cook. But a third (33%) do not know how to check for ATOL protection when booking their holiday. More than half (57%) aim to book at least one international holiday for 2020, with 49% saying they would rather go on several short trips throughout the year than one big two-week break. The study also found that 16% will not visit the same destination more than once. The CAA said: “Going to a travel agent not only supports local retailers and the high street but can be financially beneficial for travellers. “With expert knowledge of the travel industry and special relationships with suppliers across the world, travel agents and tour operators can negotiate deals and craft tailor-made holidays to suit any interest”. Head of ATOL licensing Michael Budge added: “The ease of searching for your next break online, separately sourcing the flights and accommodation that suits you, is attractive to many holidaymakers. However, aside from supporting stores on our high streets and in our shopping centres, booking with a travel agent or tour operator means you have access to expert knowledge of destinations, activities, hotels and flights and can utilise the relationships travel agents have spent years negotiating with suppliers to get the best deals on your next trip. Whether you are looking for the next big family holiday or just a two-night city break, booking an ATOL protected package holiday with your high street travel agent means you can book with the confidence that, no matter what happens to your travel agent or tour operator, you will be financially protected.”

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community

Update from Arlesey Town Council

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rlesey Town Council have recently installed a new town flagpole outside the Community Centre complex, which is currently flying the Bedfordshire flag. A flower bed around the pole completes this focal point in Arlesey. The flagpole was purchased by the Town Council utilising match funding provided by the newly introduced Ward Councillor Grant Scheme implemented by Central Bedfordshire Council. Are you interested in becoming a Councillor for Arlesey? Seats remain vacant on the Town Council, should you be interested in applying for Co-option please register your interest via email: townclerk@arleseytc.co.uk or speak to the Chairman of the Council, Cllr Ian Dalgarno on 0300 300 8515. Arlesey Resource Centre, operated by the Town Council, have introduced a new Sudoku/ Crossword drop-in session held Tuesdays 1pm to 3pm, why not visit the centre to complete a puzzle and have a cuppa. Ideas for activities/groups that you would like the council to host in the Resource Centre are always welcome please let us know townclerk@arleseytc.co.uk. With Spring just around the corner, have you considered playing tennis? Or, trying your hand at allotment gardening? Did you know Arlesey MUGA has tennis nets and courts available to hire, all you need is your racquet and tennis balls! Courts available at £7.00 per hour, contact 01462 733722 to book. Arlesey offers 2 allotment sites to residents with plots available to rent for £40 per year (£20 for those in receipt of state pension). A small number of allotments are available to take up immediately so, if you want to try a new hobby, or extend upon produce already cultivated in your own garden, call the council offices on 01462 733722 to purchase a plot. CALLING ALL STALLHOLDERS! - WE NEED YOU!

GMA SUMMER FAIR 2020

July 11, 2020 •11am-4pm GMA School Field - Arlesey

We are looking for local businesses to join us for our fabulous fair. £15 per stall Call 07427 650080 or email thom.pfgm@gmail.com Paul Legate - Groundsman 8

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COMMUNITY

Fly-tipping: The scourge of the local countryside by John McBurney

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n February we witnessed some shocking examples of fly-tipping and illegal dumping in the local area. The photos we captured tell the story. Here we provide some useful information that could help prevent similar occurrences.

Spotted in Arlesey: (Left/Centre) Footpath alongside football stadium & (Right) Arlesey Common - credit Sue Strickland

Report fly-tippers To stop fly-tippers in their tracks, they need to know their actions have consequences. A potential £40,000 fine is a sure-fire way to get the message across. Log local fly-tipping hotspots and keep a note of the number plates of vehicles seen dumping waste. You can report this information to Central Bedfordshire Council by phoning 0300 300 8302 or email customer.services@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk. Once word gets around that our community reports anyone they see fly-tipping, it’s a safe bet that the number of incidents will start to fall. Always stay safe: never approach or photograph fly-tippers, and don’t investigate the waste – it could be dangerous. Please do not interfere with waste material as it may be hazardous or potentially be used as evidence. Using a contractor? Make sure they’re legit A contractor willing to deal with your building or garden waste sounds like the ideal option. But do your detective work before you sign on the dotted line. Anyone removing waste from a home improvement project or garden makeover needs to be registered as a waste carrier. Unlicensed contractors are more likely to dump your waste somewhere they shouldn’t. If waste from your home is found in the wrong place, you may be held accountable – whether you knew that’s where it was destined for or not. 10

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COMMUNITY

Your Local Update from… Stondon Parish Council

Contribution thanks to

James Stirling Clerk to the Council

Stondon Parish Council clerk@stondon-pc.gov.uk

Great British Spring Clean: The Parish Council has pledged its support and Cllr. Jon Wallace is

organising the ‘Great British Spring Clean for Stondon’. The event kicks off on Sunday 5th April 2020 at 10.30am. We would welcome volunteers. The link will take you to the sign-up page. https://stondon-pc.gov.uk/category/news/

Neighbourhood Plan: To help us develop our 2020 vision for the future of the Parish we would

welcome your input, and this will help us build the Neighbourhood Plan. So please send your practical ideas to the clerk via the Council website contact form.

Updates: Works on the roundabout at the junction with Orchard Way and Bedford Road have been completed. Some minor items need resolution.

We continue to review planning applications (although we are not the planning authority) and these can be found on the agenda listed on the Council’s website and we would ask for input on them and feed that back to CBC. We continue to engage using the Parish Council website – so please make sure you are subscribed to it.

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Halls for rent with Henlow Parish Council Henlow Parish Council manage two halls that are available to hire for regular bookings and private events. Henlow Parish Hall is situated on the High Street, next to the Engineers Arms pub.

SATURDAY 28TH MARCH 2-4PM

The Pavilion is next to Henlow Park and has a large main hall and a smaller upstairs hall suitable for small gatherings and meetings.

STONDON VILLAGE HALL Clothes, Bags, Shoes, Toys, Books, Bric a Brac, CDs, DVDs, Home accessories

Please help support our Scout Group by donating good quality jumble (no electrical please) Jumble can be dropped off at the Village Hall on Friday 27th March 7-9pm or on the day 1-2pm

Further details and photos of the venues can be found on our website or contact the clerk on:

01462 811800 bookings@henlow-pc.gov.uk www.henlow-pc.gov.uk


Welcome to our monthly feature: ’Kid’s Got Talent’ The place where we showcase the amazing talents of local children. We hope this will help motivate and inspire other children to discover new sports and hobbies.

Name: holly smith

age: 12 from: langford Q. Briefly explain your challenge? A. I wanted to do a year 8 challenge at school, so I decided to run/walk a half marathon (4 minutes run, 1 min walk) and raise money for charity. Q. How did you get involved in running? A. I don’t really remember, my mum runs a lot, so one day I said I would like to go with her. That’s how it started. Q. Are you a member of a club / organisation? A. I belong to Sandy Athletics club. Q. When do you train, with who and for how long? A. As well as athletics, I run one morning before school and a long run at the weekend. I run with my mum or dad. Q. Who is the fastest, you or your mum? A. Over long distance, it’s mum. Sprinting, it’s me. Q. Do you enter any running events? A. I do cross country through school and I have done the ‘Race for Life’ a few times. Q. How can people sponsor you and donate? I have created an online donation page here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/AmandaSmith115 Q. Why support Stevenage Haven? A. I wanted to help homeless people, as I know that I am very fortunate, and others are not. I used to live in Stevenage, so it was a lovely charity. Q. Any advice or tips for anyone wanting to run for charity? A. Challenge yourself, choose a charity that means something to you, and remember, you can do it! Does your child have an amazing talent? if so, please get in touch at admin@livinglifemagazine.co.uk

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Equestrian

Pet & Wildlife

Groundcare

Smallholding

Sandy Lane, Chicksands, Shefford, Bedfordshire, SG17 5QB.

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local art

LOOK WHAT’S NEW at Artisans in the Yard!

Contribution thanks to

Erika Price

and collective Artisans

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Exciting new artwork is now on display from recent newcomers to the gallery, including artists Yvette Jordan, Sue Nicholls, Linda Helliar and Terry Wood. We also feature the stunning work of Karen Mangold and Annette Glenn, and this month we introduce Terry Branston’s vibrant acrylic landscapes. Our range of unique handcrafted gifts continues to expand. New this month are Louise Crookenden-Johnson’s delightful earthenware figures, and Hannah Jacobs’ beautiful cushions, doorstops and draught excluders. Also new are Kathy Taylor’s charming notebooks, handmade from repurposed & recycled paper and sari silk, and Simon Glenn’s salvaged wrench tables with reclaimed wood tops. You’ll find new sculptures from Jim Francis too, new pieces from Trish Sheath, and new turned wood from Henry Seebohm and Brian Pettifer. There’s always something new at Artisans In The Yard, and something to suit every taste and pocket.

Do drop by soon!

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ROOM

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We caught up with Lindsay Edwards, a personal stylist from REIMAGISE, based in Biggleswade, who takes huge pride in offering a range of fun and supportive services which boosts an individual’s appearance and confidence. We met up with her to find out what she would put into Room 101…

Sticky tape

Rarely used, it spends the majority of its time bumbling around awkwardly in your kitchen drawer. When the time comes to wrap a gift, it finally surfaces to fulfil its purpose. and to make a complete show of itself (and you). As soon as a section is cut its sole intention is to stick to everything it shouldn’t, including itself. It repeatedly loses its own end, taking the assistance of several family members to find. Throughout this utter fiasco, the significant design flaw of its shape leads it to continually roll away from you. In short, it behaves like a complete annulus - I’m not being rude, look it up!

Fitting Rooms

Otherwise known as the room of doom. Once you have failed to secure privacy by pulling the - inch too short - curtain across, you will be greeted by the fulllength mirror inside. They say mirrors don’t lie, well, these ones do. As does the unnatural lighting, which highlights every lump, bump, shadow, wrinkle, blemish and facial hair you possess. At this point your fight or flight instinct will kick in… will you fight the distorted reflection and buy the top? Or flee as quickly as possible, only to be stopped by the fitting room assistant who smiles sweetly whilst asking ‘any good’?

Autocorrect

Working under the guise of being a useful tool, what it actually causes is a cringeworthy fest of typos. Gone are the days of sending a quick text. Now each text requires proof reading before sending. Or the receiver will need to spend 15 minutes trying to decipher what you actually mean. I sent a text recently asking for the receiver’s postcode ‘for sat nav purposes’ but autocorrect changed it to ‘for satanic purposes’. Cue the swiftly followed apology for typo text. Autocorrect is the technological equivalent of that irritating person who finishes everyone’s sentences. Incorrectly.

Now it’s your turn! Do you want to banish your top peeve or worst nightmare to the depths of Room 101? Submit your top 3 at: www.livinglifemagazine.co.uk/room101 18

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food & drink

DELIVERY BOYS’ REVIEW We check out the local restaurants & eateries

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by John McBurney & Andrew Martin and John the breaded French brie with cranberry compote and dressed salad. Our starters arrived, looking very well presented, served upon stylish slate plates, both were delicious, a great way to get things started. With an ideal gap between courses our mains soon arrived. John ordered the Cumberland sausages with mashed potatoes, peas and gravy and it was absolutely faultless, a traditional British meal prepared and cooked to perfection. Andrew opted for the Tomato & Last month we visited the Fairway Bar & Bistro mozzarella pizza with rocket and black olives. at Mount Pleasant Golf Club in Lower Ston- This went down a treat, the fresh stone baked don, a place we had wanted to visit for some base a highlight. time having heard some great things about the clubhouse, the menu and the food, and The clubhouse looks out across the shared although we don’t play golf, we discovered 9th/18th hole, commanding spectacular views that you don’t need to be a member of the club during the daytime, however, things are to come along. about to change. Located on Station Road in Lower Stondon, The shared hole it is easy to find, and on our arrival we dis- will soon become covered plenty of available spaces in the the 18th hole. A expansion car park. To get to the Bar & Bistro we went huge through the main doors and into reception and continued through into the clubhouse. A modern building, timber built, it’s spacious, warm and welcoming, contemporary in style, with a very smart looking bar area, and we were soon greeted by our waitress, Kayleigh and seated at a nicely laid dining table. It was Thursday night, which launched a new set menu, which means you can have 2 courses for £10 or 3 courses for £13. We both agreed that this was great value for money and considering we had been delivering magazines all day we opted for the 3 courses. The set menu offers a good range of dishes plus plenty of vegetarian and gluten free options too. For starters, Andrew chose the Plaice goujons with tartare sauce and lemon, 20

This Month’s Review Mount Pleasant Golf Club Station Rd, Lower Stondon, Henlow SG16 6JL

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project for the club over recent years has seen relax, socialise and dine out with friends and the addition and construction of 9 new holes. It family, where you’ll get great tasting food, is indeed exciting times for the club. the epitome of modern British cooking, plus service to match. Life is definitely good on the Finally, onto desserts, which arrived perfectly 19th hole! sized, and both came with fresh tasting fruit, perfect on the palate with just the right amount of sugary sweetness. John had the berry Eton mess with Chantilly cream and Andrew’s chocolate brownie arrived warm, delicious with the vanilla ice cream and berry compote. The perfect way to complete our meal. The service was exceptional from the friendly, attentive staff, and we were always asked if everything was OK. We also got to meet the chef team - Head Chef, Trace, and Sous Chef, Marc. It was interesting to chat with them and refreshing to hear how they have so much enthusiasm for what they do, whether it’s a lunch menu for two or a 5-course wedding feast for 80. So, what’s our verdict on the Fairway Bar & Bistro? It’s a modern, welcoming and spacious venue open to everyone. A fantastic place to

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safety

Street watch UPdate

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weeks into the new year and Arlesey Street Watch members have undertaken 4 patrols targeting areas with reported crimes – mainly in the North end of Arlesey and the High Street. If you’d like to join Street Watch but are not sure what the commitment is or what you have to do, come and talk to some of the Watch members who will be on hand to answer questions on Saturday 28th March, 11.00 – 12.30 outside Arlesey Resource Centre (the Library), High Street, Arlesey SG15 6SN. We will have a stand with crime prevention information and some freebies to take away! If you see us out on patrol do stop for a chat and if you’d like to join Arlesey Street Watch but can’t make it on the 28th March -

Call Alex on 07952 209722 and leave a message e-mail: alex.landman@ntlworld.co.uk

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SCENE BY YOU Your chance to share your favourite photos

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Lukas Knight

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Linda Parcell

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Donna Pearson

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Graham Kirchin

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Rob Seery

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Barn Owl at Arlesey Millpits Composition Photobombed Calm before Storm Ciara. At the mill pits in Arlesey Looking up at Rowney Warren

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The March edition

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A Garage you can trust in The Garage Shefford is a friendly and family run business conveniently located next to Morrisons supermarket in the lovely village of Shefford. We are a small team that pride ourselves on the quality and friendly service that we give to our customers. Our professionally trained staff have over 45 years of experience in the motor industry and are able to deal with any vehicle issue or question you might have. Although just a small business, we offer a large choice of services including computer diagnostic testing, MOTs, fixed price servicing, and seasonal checks to keep your vehicle running well throughout the year. Our MOTs are very competitively priced as we believe in offering a fair test for a fair price. It’s not just cars we can test but vans, minibuses, and motorhomes too. For those with a bit of knowledge, that’s classes 4, 5L, and 7. Our tests start from just £35 and we include one free retest if it’s needed. In fact, if you combine an MOT with one of our fixed price vehicle services there is a further discount, bringing the MOT cost down to as little as £20. We offer three different types of fixed price services on all makes & models. These are an oil service, an annual service, and a major service. They include a 26, 54, and 65 point vehicle check respectively, and start from £109.95. In summer we can help keep your vehicle cool with an AC recharge from £45.00. There’s also the option of adding deodoriser treatment to make your vehicle smell beautifully fresh. When the colder weather is approaching, we offer a Winter Safety Check to put your mind at rest and make sure your car is ready for the additional challenges winter presents. We believe in supporting our local community and try to use local businesses for our parts and supplies whenever we can. We also offer discounts to emergency personnel, members of the Armed Services, and senior citizens. We love what we do and are proud to be members of the RMI (Retail Motor Industry Federation), Trust My Garage, and Approved Garages. We’re always honest, and strive to give all of our customers a cost effective service and excellent value for money. For more information why not pop by? We’re open 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday, and every other Saturday from 8am - 2pm. We’ve got a clean waiting area which is both child and dog friendly, has free coffee and wifi, and toys for children.

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WHAT’S ON GUIDE it’s a date

SPORTS, HEALTH & WELLBEING

What:

Business Focus Meeting

What:

Back to Netball

When:

Wednesday 11th March

When:

Wednesdays 7.30pm

Business Focus Network Meeting, 2nd Weds of each month, 7pm at The Crown pub in Shillington, FREE! Info: FB ‘Business Focus’ or Emma Anthony, 07720 383320

Weekly Netball session at the MUGA courts at Arlesey Recreation Ground, 7.30 – 8.30pm, £5 per week

What:

Arlesey Musical Showcase

What:

run shefford running club

When:

Sunday 29th March

When:

Weekly Mon/Thurs

Gala Concert at Church of St. Peter, Arlesey, 5.30-6.30pm. Free entry with retiring collection. Bring your friends and family.

food, drink & markets What:

Indoor Picnic Festival

When:

Sunday 5th April

You bring the food, buy the drinks from us and we provide the entertainment. Crafts for kids and brilliant LIVE music. 12-8pm at Shefford STMA. FREE entry for all. What:

EAT Feast

When:

2nd & 3rd April

An array of flavours. Food - Music - Alcohol - Child Friendly Gluten Free/Vegan/Veggie Options. From 4pm at Meppershall Village Hall (2nd Apr), Henlow Park Pavillion (3rd Apr)

CLUBS, GROUPS & SOCIETIES

Run Shefford organise two running sessions per week on Monday and Thursday at 7.15pm. Starts at the Shefford STMA

What:

Henlow Netball Club

When:

Every Tuesday Evening

Netball Training at Henlow Academy 7-8:30pm. Training costs £3.50. We always welcome new players! Contact Julie Hepburn 07766 492037 Juleshep82@yahoo.co.uk

What:

British 4X Series 2020

When:

Sunday 22nd March

Mountain Biking - Schwalbe British 4X Series 2020: Round 1 - Chicksands. You race four riders at a time on a race track. www.british4x.com

What:

Youth Cycling at RAF Henlow

When:

Every Saturday

Available to all children aged 6-16, Saturday from 10am12pm, to come along please contact Mark Bradley on 07796 125996

What:

Stondon WI

What:

Callanetics exercise class

When:

3rd Weds of the Month

When:

Tuesday Evenings

We meet every third Wednesday of the month at Stondon Village Hall at 19.45hrs. For info, contact Thelma Endersby, 01462 850421, thelma.endersby@sky.com

Toned muscles, Better shape, Stronger body! 7pm-8.15pm every Tuesday evening. Henlow Methodist Church (High St, Henlow) Call Cathy 01462 811568

What:

Arlesey WI

What:

Boxing for Fitness with L-FIT

When:

2nd Tuesday of the month

When:

Wednesday Evenings 8.15pm

Arlesey WI meeting, held on 2nd Tuesday of the month at the W.I. Hall, High Street Arlesey at 7.30pm. Info: 07814 654876 / 01462 625235

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At Henlow Pavilion, 8.15pm. Limited spaces, booking in advance required. For more info get in touch! lauraozholl@ hotmail.com www.l-fit.co.uk

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MUSIC, DANCE & ENTERTAINMENT

family & Children

What:

Tine Turner Tribute

What:

‘CONNECT’ Support Group

When:

Sunday 14th March

When:

1st Tuesday of the Month

Charity event in aid of Breast Cancer at Shefford Sports Club, Tickets £10, contact Helen 07989 914941

Support group for parents of children with additional needs, 9-10.30am at Kings Baptist Church Hall Stotfold, £1 inc. unlimited tea/coffee/cake. Info: 07944 124891

What:

Old Geezers

What:

Little City Arlesey

When:

Sunday 15th March

When:

Friday 20th March

Come and join us for some great music including an early celebration for St Patrick’s Day (March 17th). Food also available. The Old Transporter, Henlow Camp, 8-11pm.

9.30am at Arlesey Village Hall, role play fun for children (walking to 5 years) in a pop up mobile city. Tickets: https:// allevents.in/letchworth/little-city-arlesey

What:

Jade’s Karaoke Night

What:

When:

Saturday 21st March

When:

Jade’s Karaoke Night at Arlesey Social Club, 8.30-11pm. Free Entry. Bring your voices - a night of fun with Jade at the mic!

80’s School Disco

What:

When:

Saturday 21st March

When:

What:

Huggy Flares

When:

Saturday 4th April

Back by popular demand… The Huggy Flares, at The Ivy Leaf Club, Langford. Doors open 7.30pm, band starts 9pm, £4 Non Members, Members Free. What:

Karaoke

When:

1st Saturday of Every Month

The Woolpack Pub in Shefford, Karaoke from 8pm. The 1st Saturday of every month

What:

Arlesey Musicians

When:

Every Wednesday

An informal collection of people who like to make music together, meeting at The Cricketers pub in Ickleford around 7.30pm. Info: steevc@gmail.com or 07952 002383

Thursday 12th March

Find it difficult to talk about mental health in your family? Come along to Kidstime for families affected by Mental Health. 5-7.30pm Arlesey Youth Centre.

What:

Disco, tuck shop and bar. Fancy dress, prize for the best! 18+ only, tickets £10, proceeds to Henlow events. Henlow Park Pavillion, 7.30-11.30pm, www.ticketsource.co.uk

Kidstime

family events Weekly

Drop In Lego Club: Tues 3.30-5pm, Story & Craft: Fri 9:30 OR Sat 10:30 £1.50, Rhyme Time with Marie (term time £1.80), at Arlesey Resource Centre.

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