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Community Council News September 2018

Cockfield Community Cinema

Fourth Friday of the month, ice creams, licensed bar, wonderful sound system, hearing loop, teas and coffee, sweets, popcorn, raffle and brilliant films! The showing for October is  The Guernsey Literacy and Potato Peel Pie Society – hope to see you there!

Please check out the trailers for future screenings on the Cinema webpage.

The Village Show

What a marvellous Show again this year 49 Show entrants entered 168 classes, the tables in the barn groaned with all the produce, and there were rosettes everywhere – what a talented Village we are.

The  Country & Western Evenings  continue in October with Declan Gaynor on the 6th – his sole full Irish voice is truly lovely. Tickets are £6.00 on the door excellent value for an excellent evening’s entertainment.

Kevin Barry was brilliant on the 15th September, he played a wide range of requests all evening, Kevin is a regular why not pop along the next time.

Mamma Mia! This is the year of Abba and Cockfield has their own ABBA tribute evening on 17th November when ABBA Authentic will take us back to  the decade 1972-1982. Please keep the date free – tickets are selling well and are priced at £15.00 each to include a light supper, there will be a licensed bar. Tickets are on sale at the Post Office or from Janne on 01284 828264.

Battles Over – a Nations Tribute

The Community Council will be helping the Parish Council commemorate 100 years of Remembrance on November 11th with the lighting of the beacon on Great Green. Full details will be in next month’s Green Links.

Carols on the Green is  our opportunity for the Village to get together in festive mood, the date will be announced in next month’s Green Links but it is expected to be on Tuesday 18th December on Great Green at 7pm.

Details of all our events will appear in Green Links, the Village 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 apply by following the link in the footer of any page on the villge website.

Waste paper collection

The next waste paper collection will be on Sundays 28th October and 25th November. 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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