CARSHALTON FIREWORKS 2020 We are sad to announce that we are unable to bring you the 63rd Round Table Carshalton Fireworks display that has happened every year in Carshalton Park since 1957. Due to Covid-19 we have needed to prioritise the health and safety of the community and volunteers who usually attend this fantastic event. We understand that for many of you this news is hugely disappointing, though for some of you it may be a relief to have certainty about what is happening in your community on Saturday 7 th November. During these challenging months the world has reeled from the impacts of Covid-19. Event organisers have been busy working with government and local councils to plan the way back for community events and mass gatherings. We have discussed various ways in which we may have been able to bring you Carshalton Fireworks while following the current government social distancing guidance. However none of these satisfied us that we could guarantee there would be no increased risk of spread or infection. We are also aware that other local and further afield displays have already been cancelled, causing us an additional risk of extra people attending our event, as well as the increased travelling into our local area. This news will also be devastating for the many local charities and good causes that we donate to each year, which is why we will be asking for support from the community. Round Table Carshalton Fireworks usually raises over £20,000 for charity. So, while Round Table Carshalton Fireworks as we know and love, cannot take place on Saturday 7th November, we ask you to join us in our “Not the Carshalton Fireworks” charity appeal. This will not only help our charities with desperately needed fundraising, but also demonstrate that the spirit of our community burns as bright as ever. Please visit our Just Giving page to make a donation to local charities in our community.
www.justgiving.com/fundraising/rt166 Stay safe and stay healthy All the best Wallington & Carshalton Round Table
WALLINGTON FARMERS MARKET Saturday 14 November, 9am - 1pm. Old Town Hall & Library Gardens, Wallington, SM6 3DE Visit the borough’s oldest Farmer’s Market and hosts around 28 local producers stalls each month, offering a range of local produce including meat, fish, cheeses and seasonal fruit and vegetables. Full details at www.ecolocal.org.uk There will be covid-safe measures in place at the market. Volunteer stewards will be onsite to ensure social distancing and market traders will be following Sutton Council’s market trader Covid guidance.
CARSHALTON DIABETES UK GROUP NEXT MEETING:Thursday 19 November 2020 at 7.30pm A Talk and Question Time about “Living with Diabetes” with Sue Hamilton, Diabetes Specialist Nurse to be held online using Zoom. If you would like to join this Zoom meeting, please register in advance with your first name and surname at https://bit.ly/cd-uk The access details will be sent by email on the morning of the meeting so that you can join the meeting from 7.20pm. If you don’t have access to the internet, you can listen to this meeting by landline phone. For further details phone: 07983 628071 It would be helpful if you could send some questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org You can also type questions into “Chat” from 7.20pm during the meeting.
MEALS ON WHEELS URGENTLY NEED drivers and escorts to deliver meals on wheels in the Sutton, Wallington and Carshalton areas, between 10:45am and 13:30pm. We are desperate for volunteers and any help you can give would be greatly appreciated. For more information, call 020 8647 2484. 1 Grove Cottage, Old
Watercress Walk, Carshalton, SM5 3BD
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