By Cllr Tony Hutt
Village snippets - 17 April 2008
Compiled by the Hawk
Compiled by Tony Hutt
St Lukeâ€™s Church, Hawkinge will be holding their Christmas Fair on Saturday 8th December in the Church and Church Hall. Attractions will include Father Christmas, Face Painting and refreshments. There will also be various stalls including cakes, Crafts, Cards, Toys, Books and Bric a Brac. Stalls can be booked by calling 01303 892694.
The British Sugarcraft Guild, Folkestone Branch are holding a
Christmas Fayre at The Hawkinge Community Centre Saturday 24th November 2007,
10am-2pm. Christmas cakes, Tombola, barrow of booze, cafeteria, and much more.
Visit Santa when he arrives for The Advent Fair Saturday 24th November 2007 10am to 1pm at The Churchill School ,Hawkinge. Also available will be tombola refreshmentâ€™s , pocket money stalls and lots more.
Folkestone Round Table invites you to join them at a Quiz Night on Saturday 1st December 2007 7.30 pm, at the Churchill School ,Haven Drive, Hawkinge . Â£5.00 per person (ideally tables of up to 6 people). It is an American Supper so make sure that you bring your own food and drink. All proceeds to local charities .Tickets obtained at the door from 7.20pm on the night.
Hawkinge Parish Council
The Hawkinge Parish Council have agreed to supply an illuminated Christmas Tree to be placed outside the Hawkinge Village Hall. It was also agreed to sponsor a Christmas tree for display at The Hawkinge Community Centre.
Councillor John Heasman has been appointed as Vice Chairman to The Hawkinge Parish Council.
The Hawkinge Parish Plan Steering Committee met on Thursday 15th November to collate together the four day consultation period that had been held with members of the public from the village over the past week. It was agreed unanimously by all members present that the consultation exercise had been a great success. The next meeting of the Steering Committee has been arranged for January 10th 2008 at The Hawkinge Community Centre .
Tony Hutt with
the upcoming local events in and around the village
Harvest Festival Serviceâ€™s will be held on Sunday 7th October at St Martinâ€™s Church ,Acrise at 8-45am,
St Lukeâ€™s Church , Hawkinge at 10-00am. And at The St Lukeâ€™s family service that is held at The Hawkinge Community Centre at 11-15am
During each service children will be invited to bring giftâ€™s to the front of the church ,then all gifts will be boxed and delivered to the Rainbow Centre in Folkestone which supports and cares for the homeless.
The Alpha course is an opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith in a relaxed, low key ,friendly manner. It is also supported by all the main Christian denominationâ€™s. The ten week course begins on Monday 8th October 8-00pm =9.30pm and concludes on the 10th December. The venue for this event is St Lukeâ€™s vicarage, 78 Canterbury Road Hawkinge. This course is free of charge and everyone is welcome.For more detailâ€™s of this course please contact Revd, Rob Grinsell 01303 893215
Hawkinge Parish Council
The next two Hawkinge Parish Council meetings will be held on Wednesday 10th October and Wednesday 14th
November 2007 Hawkinge Village Hall , Canterbury Road .
A Barn Dance is to be held at The Hawkinge Community Centre on 20th October. The dance is in aid of The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal . Music will be provided by the Oddsock Do Dum band .Cost of admittance to the Barn Dance is Â£6 per person ,for more detailâ€™s contact Len on 01303 893126.
Arts & Crafts
A showcase of artâ€™s & craftâ€™s work by local Hawkinge clubâ€™s will be on show at the Hawkinge Community Centre Heron Forstal Ave. on Saturday 27th October 2007 ,10-00am-4-00pm.Exhibition of craftâ€™s including quilts. There will be demonstrationâ€™s and ,craft stallâ€™s. Quilt raffle in aid of Kent Air Ambulance, refreshmentâ€™s. Admission is free.