£200 for pool funds from question time at the Arms

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POOL QUIZ – The recent quiz night at the Turnor Arms, hosted by former BBC Radio Lincolnshire presenter Dave Bussey, proved to be a great night out, enjoyed by all.

It was a full house, with teams from both Wragby and the surrounding villages.

At the end of the evening a total of £200 had been raised, which will go towards the pool fundraising.

Thanks go to Dave, who was an excellent host and, with the wide variety of questions, entertained everyone.

Thanks also go to the landlord of The Turnor Arms, who provided the venue free of charge.

JUMBLE – The town hall will be the venue for the annual jumble sale, in aid of funds for All Saints Church, this Saturday, March 10, from 2pm.

There promises to be a wide selection of stalls, bargains and much more, including a raffle and refreshments.

WHIST – Results of the whist drive held in the town hall on February 24 were: ladies – 1 Mrs B Blades, 2 Mrs M Smith, 3 Mrs M Abelwhite and Mrs S Collins; gents – 1 Mr G Wright, 2 Mrs A Hodgson, 3 Mr K Christie; most 3s and 5s – Mrs R Dixon; most 4s and 6s – Mrs R Foster; miniature – Mrs M Abelwhite and Mrs R Foster.

FILM NIGHT – The next showing for the Film Society will be Closing the Ring on March 28.

The certificate 12 film stars Shirley Maclaine and Christopher Plummer and tells the story of a young man who searches for the owner of a ring that belonged to a crashed Second World War bomber pilot.

The film starts at 7pm, with tickets £3 members, £5 non-members and £2 children.

PICNIC DATE – This year’s picnic in the park will be held on Saturday, June 23, so keep the date free.

The film will be Hello Dolly.

FAMILY BINGO – The next session of Saturday night family bingo is on March 10 in the town hall at 7.30pm.

Further details can be obtained from Margaret Kane on 01673 858067, who organises the sessions on behalf of the Wragby WI as their contribution to the upkeep of the town hall. Adult bingo, also with cash prizes, is played every Thursday evening in the town hall, with eyes down at 8pm. Further details from Pat Steel on 01673 885492.

GARDENERS – A demonstration on how to put hanging baskets together is on the programme for members of Wragby Community Gardeners at their next meeting on Tuesday, March 13, at the Millbrook Park Community Centre, at 7.30pm.

Visitors are invited to go along and join them too as Vicki Sonnenberg shows how to plant and care for hanging baskets.

The charge for members is £1, with visitors paying £2. Membership is available at £5 for the year.

MESSY CHURCH – Flowers, fun and family will be on the agenda when the Messy Church meets next Wednesday, March 14, at the Methodist chapel and everyone is invited along.

Messy Church, run jointly by the Wragby Methodist Church and All Saints Church, will be preparing for Mothering Sunday and everyone is welcome to go along and take part in this exciting new venture sharing food, crafts and celebration.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.