What's On in The Hendreds From Friday 22nd January 2021
For reliable information see the NHS website
If you need help
with shopping, collecting prescriptions, collecting post
or anything else, do contact your Community Friend.
If you don't have their details, email email@example.com
or call Charles on 835014 with the name of your street.
Church Services - Benefice of Wantage Downs
NB Wearing a face covering is compulsory in churches (unless you are exempt)
Sunday 24th January:
9:30am Holy Trinity, West Hendred, Holy Communion (CWT)
11am Holy Trinity, Ardington, Holy Communion (BCP) **
Wednesday 27th January:
10am St Augustine's, East Hendred, Requiem Communion (BCP)
Friday 29th January:
10am Holy Trinity, Ardington, Holy Communion (BCP)**
** Live streamed on our Benefice Facebook page:
Church Services - St Mary's Catholic Church, East Hendred
Live Masses and private prayer at St Mary's are suspended until
Sunday mass and the normal masses during the week
will be streamed and the details can be found on
the parish website: https://www.hendredcatholicparish.org.uk
Vine House Magnificent Marmalade Making Competition!
“Don’t get stuck in a rut this lockdown, get stuck
into creative marmalade making.
This is the ideal time to get busy!”
Entries by 15th of February
1) Just Citrus
2) Most Imaginative Marmalade
3) Best Looking (Colour, Label and Cap)
Judging and celebration at the end of lockdown.
See the attached file, 'Marmalade Competition'
for full details.
East Hendred Book Character Trail
Take part in the children's book character trail!
Can you name the book that the character is from?
Characters are hidden around the village in gardens;
Can you find them?
Trail running from 16th January to 28th February.
Please always remember to adhere to Covid restrictions!
Trail sheets available from Hendred Stores.
£1 for a trail sheet.
Have fun and remember to smile.
Garden Waste Collection - Brown Bins
The Vale has advised that the garden waste collection service
(brown bins) has been suspended indefinitely, to due staff shortage.
Please do not put brown bins out.
Pizza Van on Wednesday 27th January Evening
4:30 to 8:30pm at Hendred Stores (New location)
Pre-order from Monday morning and pay for delicious
pizza by calling 07789 722138
You will be given an agreed time when you can
safely collect your pizza.
More details and the menu are on
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/infinespirit/
Springline Radio Players
Springline Radio Players continue with the adventures of The Pickwickians
with two episodes in January, available to listen or download on 15th and
31st of the month.
The Pickwickians meet to begin their first journey and get knocked about
by an angry cabman, who thinks they are informers, while an angry crowd
gathers. They are rescued by Alfred Jingle, who travels with them to
Rochester. Jingle is an adventurer interested in wealthy women, and on
this first trip he involves the innocent Winkle in a duel with
Dr. Slammer, a hot-tempered army man.
At Chatham, the Pickwickians watch army maneuvers, get buffeted about,
and meet Mr. Wardle, a country squire who invites them to his estate at
Dingley Dell. After some mishaps with horses, Mr. Pickwick and his
friends arrive at Mr. Wardle's Manor Farm, where they enjoy card games,
flirting, storytelling, hunting, and a cricket match. Mr. Tupman falls
in love with Mr. Wardle's spinster sister, Rachael; and Mr. Snodgrass
falls in love with his daughter, Emily.
Listen online at https://springlineamdram.podbean.com
A New Life for Old Laptops and Tablets
Home schooling has created a huge demand for laptop and tablet computers.
Did you get a new laptop or tablet for Christmas or have you got an old one
hiding in a drawer?
There has been a national appeal called Make a Difference on the BBC for
old laptops and tablets to be donated to schools to help disadvantaged
families with home schooling.
The website www.Business2schools identifies schools accepting donations
in all areas.
Our nearest school is Charlton Primary School and all you have to do is
take your device plus charger to their reception. Their IT department will
deal with wiping the data etc.
Hendred Stores is happy to be used as a collection point for those not
wanting to drive to Wantage.
Hendred Stores and Post Office
The stores and post office stock fruit and vegetables, bread, eggs, bacon
and cheese as well as all the usual biscuits, tinned food etc.
A hand sanitising station is provided just outside the door
and to enable distancing, only two people are allowed into
the shop at a time.
Tin Hut Cycles
Is permitted to be open during the lockdown and as such Greg is here
to help and in the village for all your cycling needs. Make sure you're
exercising safely this lockdown - get a service or a bike Health Check!
Plus a wide range of accessories, puncture and cleaning kits!
Contactless collection and delivery in the local area
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Or phone Greg on - +44 7951 797362
Marco Polo Bakery
Agata and her team are delivering into the village. Contactless and
reduce your travel with some fabulous baked and local treats,
including Wessex Flour deliveries to your door!
Order online at www.marcopolobakery.co.uk
There is a minimum order of £10, but the bread can be frozen too!
The Hive Hut
Is open for local delivery and village doorstep collections.
Everything is online and ready to help you live a more sustainable
and toxic-free lifestyle.
Lots of new products in stock, and you can follow on social media
too, including some NEW amazing roasted coffee beans
(Forest Alliance and Fair Trade). Plus there’s wood, kindling and
firelighters available for delivery.
Check out the website on www.hivehut.uk
Mathews and Son - Fruit and Vegetables
Mathews and Son come to High Street on Wednesdays at noon
and then go on to Coulings Close near Smiths Rickyard.
They supply fresh fruit and vegetables and some other
You can pre-order from them by emailing
email@example.com and you can collect
your order from them on Wednesday.
Card payments are accepted.
Telephone: 01235 848239 Mobile: 07958 534183
Events in Ardington and Lockinge
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