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PJ Party - A great time was had by all at the “Night In PJ Party” in the town hall and by the end of the evening, with the proceeds from the raffle and tombola, a massive total of £825 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Organiser Leasha Pridmore said she was pleased with the evening and added: “Since the party, we have had a very generous anonymous donation to bring the total up to £1,005.”

Open garden - On Sunday, July 13, Doreen Fidler invites everyone to look round her garden, The Hollies in Silver Street, between 2pm and 4pm, and enjoy afternoon tea.

Tickets are £5 per head and there will be plants for sale and a raffle.

All the proceeds will go to support the work of the Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Whist - Results of the recent drive in the town hall were: Ladies - 1 Mrs J Woodthorpe, 2 Mrs S Collins, Mrs B Brumpton and Mrs P Hyde; Gents - 1 Mrs M Treadwell, 2 Mrs A Hodgson, 3 Mr B Pixsley; Most 5s Miss E Hotchin; Most 8s - Mr K Christie; Miniature - Mrs M Horton and Miss E Hotchin

Men’s Breakfast - Up and down the country, churches are hosting monthly breakfast meetings with topics that may be of particular interest to men.

And Wragby is not different, All Saints Church the venue once a month, where there are some very interesting speakers.

The meetings usually last about an hour and start with a fried breakfast or cereals and ends with a short prayer.

It is all very informal and women are also welcome.

The next meeting will be on Thursday, July 24, from 9.15am to 10.15am, when the speaker will be David Post - “My Time in Baghdad”.

Town Hall Anniversary - The town hall celebrates its 60th anniversary on Saturday July 19, with events running from 2pm, followed by a disco at night and everyone is very welcome to attend.

Wragby School Singers will be entertaining, there will be lots of games, stalls and much more too.

A free fancy dress starts at 2.45pm, with categories for under 5s, 5–11 and families. Contact Pat Steel on 01673 885492 by July 12.

There is also a free pet show, starting at 4.15pm; entries to Margaret Sergeant on 01673 858978 by July 12.

The family disco will run from 6.30pm to 10pm, with admission £5 for families, £2.50 adults and £1 children.

Wragby Players is organising a summer workshop for children aged 8 and above, to take place every Wednesday during August, from 10am to 12 noon.

The fun sessions will give children the opportunity to learn stagecraft. The workshop will lead on to rehearsals for the Players’ next production “Round the World with Class Six” by Nick Warburton in November.

Places for the workshop must be pre-booked and are limited to 20 children per workshop, on a first come first served basis.

To book or to find out more, call Lesley Chapman on 07597 634444 or 01673 857710.

The sessions are free, but the children will need to become a member of Wragby Players, with an annual subscription of £5 per child, which will include the workshops and involvement in productions during 2014/2015. season.

Wragby Players AGM will be held on Friday July 18 at 7.30pm in the town hall, when everyone is invited to go along, share a glass of wine and celebrate another successful year of local entertainment.

 

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