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Party in the Park

Teme Valley Times

It was smiles all round on June 26th as youngsters enjoyed the free activities laid on by West Mercia Police at ‘Party in The Park’, held on the Palmers playing fields in Tenbury Wells. The sun nearly shone during the first half of the afternoon but showers brought the day to a slightly early close. Despite this it was obvious that a good many people had had a lot of fun. The free activities included roundabout rides, bouncy castles (big ones plus small ones for the very young), electric quads, Moon Carrot’s Pirate puppet show, rock tower climbing and magician David Oakley’s show with his box of tricks and Dennis the dog. Face painting with glitters had a long queue for most of the afternoon, there were bungee trampolines, soft gladiator play and, new this year, ‘Jump or Duck’ challenge. Trevor Hill gave a display with his birds and you could visit his ‘Animal Encounters’ trailer with meercats, tortoises, lizards and more to peer at! St Mary’s Church had a stand where children (and adults!) could learn about Bible stories, including ‘The Great Escape’ and ‘The Marvellous Picnic’. Tenbury’s RBL had a ‘cuddly toy’ tombola, the Country Market had lots of cakes and preserves to tempt buyers, the candy floss stall did a good trade, and Tenbury café ‘Spotty Dog’ was serving refreshments. Many local groups were there raising funds including Bayton School PTA (teddy bear raffle), Burford Parent and Toddler Group (cake stall including mini cup cakes for 10p) and Café 27 (book sale). You could take a look inside a Safety Partnership Gatso Van and see the technology that takes your picture, and the ice cream van, bacon and burger grill, freshly-cooked pakoras, onion bhajis and samosas offered a choice of cuisine to keep the munchies at bay if you did work up an appetite!

TENBURY WELLS POST OFFICE is now located in Bowkett’s Supermarket

Post Office Tel. No. 01584 819891 Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-2pm Last Post Collected by Royal Mail at 5.15pm Mon to Fri & 11.35am Sat Going abroad? Foreign Currency in stock now at great rates AND 25% OFF our Award Winning Travel Insurance when you buy your Travel Money HERE This great offer is available until 18th September

For your convenience we have a Photo booth in-store by the Post Office counter for your Passport or Visa applications, driving licence or ID cards

Other Main Post Office Services: Personal & Business Banking, Bill Payments, E Top Ups, High Street Gift Cards, MoneyGrams, Home Phone, Broadband, Insurances, Health Lottery and much more.

Please note: Post is still being collected from the post box in Teme Street and the Post Box in Cross Street (which is very small). Our Post Office staff will also take letters over the Post Office counter which will be collected by Royal Mail.

Bowkett’s Baked It!

Why not try our new recipe Sausage Rolls with Caramelised Onion Chutney or our new recipe Scotch Eggs? Ready in store for you!

Other In-Store services: fresh coffee to go



Priory Dry Cleaning and repair service

Free cash machine withdrawals

BOWkEtt’S SupERmaRkEt, maRkEt SquaRE, tEnBuRy WEllS 01584 810351

Teme Valley Times August 2016  

Local Paper for Tenbury Wells, Leominster, Ludlow, Bromyard, Cleobury Mortimer, Martley, Knightwick etc

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