Village News: Burgh le Marsh

ALLOTMENTS - The town council is still inviting written expressions of interest in working (or providing land for use as) allotments.

For more information or to express your interest in an allotment, contact the town clerk at burghlemarshclerk@btconnect.com or on 01754 811218.

ANGELS - The Little Angels will meet in the parish church of St Peter and Paul next Wednesday, August 1 at 2pm.

COUNCIL - The town council will hold its next meeting this Friday, July 27 at 7pm in the Wesley Room, Burgh Methodist Church, Jackson’s Lane.

The first 15 minutes of the meeting are set aside for members of public to make statements or inquiries to the Council for its discussion later in the meeting or on a future agenda.

The agenda will also include consideration of a new Code of Conduct for adoption under The Localism Act 2011 and updates on the Events Committee’s proposals to hold a Community Summer Fete on Bank Holiday Monday, August 27 at the Windmill.

FAMILY SERVICE - Burgh Baptist Church will be holding a special service on Sunday, July 29 at 10.30am featuring worship and activities that highlight the children’s work in their Holiday Club over the course of the week.

All are welcome to come along and stay for refreshments after the service.

FUN DAY - The Olympic fun continues at Burgh Baptist Church on Saturday, July 28 at 3pm with an Olympic Fun Day for all the family, featuring a pork roast, traditional and Wii sports and games and other activities.

All are welcome to pop along and go for gold!

For details contact Colin on 07154 811260.

HOLIDAY CLUB - This year’s Children’ Holiday Club is entitled “On Yours Marks...”.

It features an Olympic twist and will continue today through Friday, July 27 at Burgh Baptist Church.

It runs from 10am to noon, and is open to children from reception to year six and features loads of fun and activities. The cost is 50p per day.

MEET - There was another good turnout for last week’s ‘Meet and Eat’ at the Baptist church.

Following the meal the Revd Colin Bowden gave a brief talk on the Bristol Baptist College where he trained for the ministry

WI - Grass to Glass will be the subject at the WI meeting next Wednesday, August 1 at 7pm in the WI Hall.

The speaker will be Helen Banham and the competition is ‘Something Old’.