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Community Council News, January 2018

2018 got off to an active start with the Hangover Hike on the morning of the 1st January. About 60 walkers joined in for a refreshing amble around Cockfield’s footpaths.

 February 3rd sees the start of the Country & Western Dances when probably our most popular entertainer, Kevin Barry, will be back with us  Tickets will be at the usual price of £6 on the door and there will, of course, be a bar and barbecue. Doors open at 7.30 pm for an 8.00 pm start. Kevin is a very experienced and versatile entertainer and it looks like being a good evening. For those of you who have never been the dances are themed Country and Western but some entertainers play more C&W songs than others, the atmosphere is always very relaxed, people dance as they wish, there is no line dancing or anything formal it is just a good local evenings entertainment with a quality entertainer singing live – and all for £6!

Cockfield Community Cinema

On Friday 23rd February we will be showing Victoria and Abdul. Doors open at 7.00 pm and the film starts at 7.30 pm. Details of this and future screenings can be found on the Cinema page under the Community Council section of this site.

 Programme for 2018

Now a reminder that comedian and ventriloquist, Richard Whymark will be back (with a Fish’n’Chip supper) on 21st April 2018, the Art Show will be on 26th, 27th and 28th May, the Village Show on 9th September and the ABBA tribute act on 17th November. There will also be a full program of Country & Western Evenings and Cockfield Community Cinema Details of all our events will appear in Green Links, this website and will be circulated through our Community Council e-mail distribution list. If you wish to be included on the list, which is an excellent source of information about local events, please follow the link in the footer of any webpage.

Waste paper collection

The next waste paper collections will be on Sunday 25th February.  As usual, collections will start at 9.00 am. These collections are an important source of funds for the Community Council so please leave your papers out for the collectors. If you should find you have a lot of paper and card building up you don’t have to wait for the last Sunday in the month to off load it, paper and cardboard  can always be dropped off at the Dutch Barn at Cockfield Hall.

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