Netherfield Church – The service this Sunday is a Holy Communion at Mountfield and will be a celebration of Mothering Sunday. The following week will also be a Holy Communion but at Netherfield and the final service on Sunday March 29 is Palm Sunday which will be at Mountfield. All start at 10 am.

Our Spring Fair, on Saturday March 21 from 10 am until noon, in the church, will have all the usual stalls including produce, books, bric-a-brac, tombola, a raffle and more, plus some new ones to add interest. Especially for the children the Easter Bunny will be around all morning and there will be an Easter Egg Hunt as well for them. Refreshments will be available all morning for everyone. Please come along and support your church.

The following week there is the Annual Parochial Church Meeting on Wednesday March 25 at 7 pm in the church. This primarily reports on the last year’s happenings in your church and is an opportunity to elect the officials and council members for the coming year. Paul Smith, Churchwarden.

AGE UK Easter Raffle – Tickets available in the shop, £1 per strip. Thank you in advance for supporting this important cause.

Shoe Bin – This is located outside the shop, please recycle all your unwanted shoes, boots and wellies.

First Aid Course – This will be a free course and will be held in the Village Hall at a date and time to be announced, please register your interest in the shop.

Yoga – Every Tuesday evening at 7.15pm in the Village Hall.

Netherfield Post Office – we hold Euros in stock, all other currencies can be order for the next day. Health Lottery tickets also available 50p per ticket win up to £25000, £1 per ticket win up to £100000.

White Hart - On the third Thursday of every month we hold a Quiz night for a local charity all are welcome , there is always a ‘special’ on offer for food.

There are various groups meeting throughout the month including Boulez, The Rover group, The Harley Davidson group, T.R.Cars and The Breakaway Club, if you would like to know more about any of the dates and times or the darts and football teams please give Sean a ring on 01424 838382. White Hart Boulez Pitch. The pieste is free to use, any clubs please feel free to come and use the pieste, FOC any time except match days which are Saturday afternoons throughout the season. We have a group of ladies and Gents that play amongst themselves Monday Lunchtimes. Please all check our websites for updates of up coming events

The Mobile Library – will be outside the shop from 12.45 to 13.05 on Tuesday March 24.

I’d love to hear from any local groups, clubs or individuals with any news on upcoming events or reports on past events they would like included in this column, Email:

Maria Standen

Swallow Farm