Wing Parish Magazine – July


WING

http://www.wingrutland.uk

St Peter and St Paul ,Wing.

Flowers: Judy Campbell and Rose Dejardin

Brass: Maureen Beaver

Thank you to everyone who donated bottles of all shapes and sizes to the Tombola, held at the Rutland Show, raising a substantial sum in aid of Rutland in Rutland. Jeffy Wood
DIARY DATE: Wing Safari Supper on Saturday 24th September. This popular evening will once again include meals around the village all ending up together at The Old Hall. If you are willing to host a course, starter or main, do please email wingsafarisupper@gmail.com. All are welcome and prompt booking is advised. Tickets £20 per person available from Helen Bateman on 737499. Please advise us of any dietary requirements. In aid of Wing Church.

Wing WI
THURSDAY 14th JULY- TRADITIONAL CORN DOLLIES- our speaker will bring us up to date with this ancient tradition. The competition is Questions for Gardeners’ Question Time so make a note of your problem and we hope it will be sorted out at the SEPTEMBER Gardeners’ Question Time meeting.

7.30pm in the Village Hall. If you are interested in joining us please contact Jane Gilmore on 01572 737324.

Following June’s talk on Stoneywell Cottage a visit is being organised and details will be available at the JULY meeting. If you are interested and cannot attend the meeting please give your name to Jane Gilmore.

There is no meeting in August.

THE GREAT BIG QUIZ OF TREES: thanks to everyone who bought and completed the challenging quiz. Congratulations to Wendy Dalton of Wing who receives a Bonsai tree. The quiz raised £150 so a memorial oak will be planted in November to commemorate Wing WI’s 90th birthday.
WING VILLAGE HALL
WING VILLAGE CAKES AND COOKBOOK– now available from Mary Rodgers -01572 737745 or from the Village Hall during SUNDAY teas. £12 a copy. Full of good recipes, anecdotes and drawings of the village, it will make an excellent memento and perfect gift.

The Village Hall committee would like to thank Mary and Mick Rodgers for all their hard work in bringing the project to fruition and also very many thanks to Adrian Cox for his generous donation of £1,200 towards the publication of the project. Please do support this great addition to the village fund raising. The books make great gifts!
WING VILLAGE GREETINGS CARDS– a set of cards showing drawings of the village are now on sale in the Village Hall, the Church, the WI or Mary Rodgers.
THE BIRCH GOOD NEIGHBOUR SCHEME: The helpline number is 07539 707623 or see village website. This scheme is not intended to replace other Rutland voluntary services but is for use in the event of one of the other local services not being able to assist Rutland Volunteer Bureau runs lifts for regular hospital and GP appointments and has the bonus of availability of free parking which our volunteers do not have access to. Should you require lifts for such appointments please contact Rutland Volunteer Bureau IN THE FIRST INSTANCE on 01572 724705. If they cannot help you then please call the Good Neighbour Scheme.

QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY PICNIC LUNCH an afternoon of fun and festivities. A wonderful lunch and afternoon was enjoyed by so many Wing residents and friends – enormous thank., to Sally Cox and her team who provided the most amazing spread of salads, cakes and cheeses. The champagne toast celebrated both Her Majesty and our own residents in their 90s who occupied the top table!!
Music enhanced the party atmosphere. Well done, Sally!

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