Netherfield village voice

If you entered the sunflower competition can you please measure your flowers and hand this information to Marrissa or the shop, the winning height will then be verified and the winner announced.

Darvel Down and Area Residents’ Association will be holding their Annual General Meeting at 7.30pm on Thursday, 27th September at the Netherfield Village Hall. Apart from having the opportunity to have your say and giving your suggestions, this will be an opportunity to see the improvements to the hall, including the new central heating.

The Netherfield Horse Ride takes place again this year on September 29 and 30. We are looking for donations and sponsorships this year to help with the insurance which is approximately £200.00 for the weekend. Money raised this year will go towards a memorial circular seat around Simon Bishop’s tree on the village green by the bus stop. Thank you, Janette - Netherfield Post Office.

WHITE HART The darts season starts on October 4, anyone who wishes to play for their village team (I must add we play for fun and have a good night out!) come and see us, ask for Sean or Coral. The ladies only team play on Monday’s the mixed teams play on Thursday’s and Friday’s.

Netherfield Church –Our service this Sunday September 23 is at Netherfield for a joint Holy Communion for Mountfield and Netherfield. All services are at 10 am please check here each week or on notice boards at the churches for our services. The final service in September is our Harvest Festival at 11 am to be followed by a Harvest Lunch in the church. This is a rather special service and we would welcome anyone who wishes to join us. The service will be followed by a Harvest Lunch in the church and anyone wishing to enjoy this with us should please let me know. Paul Smith. Churchwarden.

Netherfield Village Hall bookings - Marrissa Stepanek 01424 838106, or call in at the village shop.

White Hart - There are various groups meeting throughout the month including Boules, 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 Boules 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.

THE MOBILE LIBRARY will be outside the shop from 11.50 – 12.10 on Friday September 28.

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Maria Standen, Swallow Farm