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Parish Hall News!

Defibrillator
There is now a defibrillator installed at the entrance to the Parish Hall. This was funded by West Midlands Ambulance service, a grant from the Community Shop, and the Parish Hall.
We await official training but please be aware that it can be used now, the device will talk to you and guide you through the process.

BUT PLEASE do not switch it on unnecessarily, the battery life is 30 minutes and the battery is not rechargeable, also if you open the door of the box an alarm will go off.
The Parish Hall Committee

Location.

From the B4362, near the turning for Croft Castle (at the Cockgate Junction) turn into Green Lane, towards Yarpole village, and soon you will find the Parish Hall on your left.

The Building and Access.

From the tarmac car park and up a very gently sloping ramp towards the double doors, access to the building – as well as single-level flooring through wide doorways - has been designed to take account of any mobility difficulties.

Inside, the building is airy, warm and well-lit. It consists of an entrance lobby, a main hall, a separate room for meetings, a good kitchen and comprehensive toilet facilities:

The Main Hall – with its curtained stage and curtained windows – is a pleasant space for performances, talks and large meetings. A serving-hatch opens from the adjacent kitchen onto the hall.  Seating can be provided for up to 120 people, or the hall can be laid out with tables and chairs. Alternatively the polished floor provides a good, clear surface for exercise classes and dancing. Card tables and exercise mats are among the additional equipment available to groups.

       The separate meeting-room is equipped with tables and chairs for 15 or more.

·        In the kitchen, the following equipment is available: full-size cooker, hot water urn and kettles, refrigerator, dishwasher and a range of tableware.

·       The toilet facilities include access for wheelchair users, and there is a baby-changing area.

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For more information relating to bookings, please contact Sue Carpenter :-

Telephone:  01568 780371 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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REGULAR ACTIVITIES

 

Dog Agility Training . (Contact Colin & Janet Knight 01568 780931)

Arrangements vary

Tai Chi (Contact Rose Jacks 01584 875544)

Weekly – Wednesdays, 10.00 – 11.00 am

Weekly – Thursdays, 12.00 am – 1.00 pm

(There is also an informal session on some Tuesday mornings.)

Pilates (Contact Jane Lawrence 01584 831125)

Weekly Tuesdays, 11.30 am - 12.30 pm

Weekly Thursdays, 10.45 - 11.45 am

Art Club (Contact Brenda Thompson 01568 780854))

Weekly – Wednesdays, 2.00 – 4.30 pm

Yoga (Contact Jane McLean, 01568 780212)

Weekly – Wednesdays, 7.15 – 8.45 pm

Women’s indoor bowls (Contact Rita Shaw, 01568 780770 or Irene Black, 01568 780441)

Weekly – Fridays, 2.00 – 4.00 pm

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Men and women's indoor bowls (Contact Hilary Hawkins, 01568 780367)

Weekly – Fridays, 8.30 – 10.30 pm

Living History (Contact Rhianon Turrell, 01568 780677)

Alternate months

Flicks in the Sticks - Cinema brought to you! (Contact Tom Rogers, 01568 780918)

Monthly autumn to spring. For more detail, see separate entry on this website.

Neighbourhood Watch (Contact Michael Denny, 01568 780874)

Meetings are held at intervals throughout the year

Parish Council Meetings (Contact Jo King 01568 780786)

Monthly – Wednesdays, 7.30pm – See calendar for dates

 

Lending library

In the committee room there is a small library of books, DVDs, cassettes and magazines, managed by Diane Russell. All parishioners are welcome to browse and borrow items at any time when the building is open and the committee room is not in use.

If you have items you would be happy to donate items to the library,  please contact one of the committee members.

 

The Parish Hall Committee

(NB Each regular user group is encouraged to nominate their own committee representative.)

Chairman - David Martin, 01568 780278

Vice Chairman - Peter Lloyd

Secretary - Jennie Martin

Bookings Secretary - Sue Carpenter 01568 780371

Treasurer - Irene Black

Representative for the Parish Council - Diane Russell