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Charity Number: 510304 

The Parish Hall is Open!

The Parish Hall Committee has worked hard on the re-opening regulations and has taken the advice for village halls, staying in touch with its regular groups. It is now open again for bookings and has already welcomed Tai Chi and some private bookings.

The 'rule of six' does not apply to the covid secure Hall and up to 30 people may attend where social distancing is observed. Exercise classes may of course choose to restrict numbers further.

Do get in touch to book or with any queries and we will be glad to help.

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 Mortimers Cross take the B4362 (Ludlow/Tenbury) up to Cockgate crossroads, turn right into Green Lane, the hall is on the left. From Leominster take B4361 (Richards Castle), pass through Luston village, bear left onto Yarpole Lane and follow this lane to T-junction, turn right to Yarpole, at next T-junction turn left pass the church, the Bell Inn, over hill, hall is on the right. The postcode is HR6 0BL.

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. There are also exercise mats 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, microwave, 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 

Tai Chi (Contact Rose Jacks 01584 875544)

Weekly – Wednesdays, 10.00 – 11.00 am

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

Pilates (Contact Jane Lawrence 01584 831125)

Weekly Thursdays, 10.45 am - 11.45apm

Art Club (Contact David Flory on 01568 780654)

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 Sue Carpenter 01568 780371)

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 John Cross 01568 780698)

Alternate months

Flicks in the Sticks - Cinema brought to you! (Contact Rebecca Stanners 01568 780196 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Monthly film screenings autumn to spring. For more information, see Flicks page under Parish Hall section.

Neighbourhood Watch ()

Meetings are held at intervals throughout the year

Parish Council Meetings (Contact Emma Lewis This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

First Tuesday of the month 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 - Peter Lloyd 01568 780328

Secretary - Jennie Martin 01568 780278

Bookings Secretary - Sue Carpenter 01568 780371

Treasurer - Jane Praill 01568 780358

Representative for the Parish Council - Diane Russell

                                                          Representative for the Parish Council and PCC - Barbara Nurse

 

PRIVACY POLICY:

Yarpole Parish Hall uses personal data for the purposes of managing the hall, its bookings and finances, running and marketing events at the hall, staff employment and its fundraising activities. Data may be retained for up to 7 years for accounts purposes and for longer where required by the hall’s insurers. If you would like to find out more about how we use your personal data or want to see a copy of information about you that we hold, please contact the hall Secretary.

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