Wragby news

Wragby News.
Wragby News.

Swimming, jumble, WI and lots more

Preschool - The Annual meeting of the Pre School Group takes place on Wednesday November 4 at the Pre School, starting at 7pm and anyone interested in the future of the school should attend.

Jumble - Remember to join the queue waiting for the doors to open at Wragby Town Hall at 2pm this Saturday, October 24 to be in with a chance of finding the best bargains when the Wragby Swimming Pool jumble sale is held.

There will be lots to choose from plus a chance to try your luck on the tombola and raffle, while also relaxing and enjoying the refreshments.

Fun swimming - No sooner do the children seem to have gone back to school after the summer break than half term is looming again- with a chance to enjoy holiday fun swimming sessions at Wragby Community Swimming Pool.

Sessions will be held on Friday October 23, Monday, October 26, Wednesday October 28 and Friday October 30, from 2pm to 3pm.

The sessions cost £2 for adults and £1.50 for children.

The Management Committee has recently made purchases including some new toys available for the younger swimmers to add extra fun to their activities.

For more information contact the pool manager Davina Ness on 01673 957776 during opening hours.

Traidcraft at home - The annual “Traidcraft at Home event will be held at Langton Hill Farm, off Hoop Lane, this Monday, October 26, from 10am to 8pm, by kind permission of Liz and Keith Stephenson.

There will be the usual selection of Fairtrade crafts, gifts, food and Christmas cards.

Light lunches and refreshments will also be available and all proceeds will go to Traidcraft Exchange.

Wragby WI - Margaret Kane, welcomed everyone, including the speaker for the evening Dave Newman and Chris Morgan, the Federation Chairman, to the October meeting.

Dave Newman gave a very interesting account of his career in horticulture, moving onto a most informative talk entertaining members with stories and facts from the Victorian era in the garden.

Competition winners, for a garden on a plate, were: 1 Elaine Eccles, 2 Margaret Fox.

Flower of the month winners were: 1 Pauline Cooper, 2 Vera Smart and 3 Sue Binns.

The previous meeting, celebrating 100 years of the WI organisation,had gone very well and Margaret thanked everyone for their support.

There will be a darts evening at the Turnor Arms on November 2 at 6.45pm and the trip to see Sister Act on the October 21 has been booked.

For the November meeting, members are asked to take along a soft toy or bottle for the Christmas Fayre and a jacket potato for the supper.

Race Night - All tables were sold out at Saturday’s race night in the town hall, which raised £1,078.94 towards the upkeep of the Scout and Guide H/Q.

Thanks go to all who organised the event, to the ‘Race Night Men’ who provided not only horse racing but also pig racing, to the committee who worked hard making it such a success and to all who attended and provided the atmosphere for the evening.