Mountfield news
Mountfield news

A SHOT IN THE ARM: There was a very jolly scene at Martin’s Oak Surgery last Saturday. It was flu jab day and it seemed as if everybody who was anybody from Mountfield was there. As the queue worked its way across the room, there were great smilings, noddings and exchanges of gossip. All that was missing was tea, cake and a sing song.

MOUNTFIELD FAMILY BONFIRE: A reminder of arrangements for the Bonfire. Mountfield’s family-friendly and family-safe bonfire event is on Friday October 28th. Gates will open at 6.00 pm and entry is £2.00 per head. Soup, BBQ and refreshments and all the fun of the fair. (In case of inclement weather, please check the live website, at www. which will be finally updated at 2.00 pm on the day. Provisional back-up date is Friday 11th November.)

SPOONANGEL: Despite the short notice, Spoonangel’s end of season sale and pre-Christmas fair last Saturday was such a success that they have decided to repeat the event on October 22nd at Unit 41, Vinehall Business Centre from 9.00 till 1.00. Bargains will include fabrics from £1.00 per metre, bunting from £1.00, pure cotton fat quarter bundles £6.00 (normally £12.00), kids’ sewing kits £3.00 and, going cheap, patchwork squares, fabric remnants, Christmas goodies and Christmas stockings, and more.

MOUNTFIELD CLUB: The Wayne Hardy Charity Darts and Shove night in memory of Wayne Hardy will be taking place on Saturday 22nd October with a 7.00 to 7.30 pm start. The evening will take place in the Club and Village Hall and is expected to be very well attended. There will be a £3.00 entry fee charged with all proceeds raised on the night will be going towards The British Heart Foundation.

OTHER DIARY REMINDERS: October 27th is polling day in Mountfield with the by-election for the a second district councillor to serve alongside Eleanor Kirby-Green. We have now managed to find a list of the runners and riders online. The traditional arrangement is that our two district councillors divide up the parishes in Darwell Ward between them so Eleanor will continue to look after Mountfield’s interests. Mountfield Horticultural Society’s Annual General Meting will be held on Saturday November 5th at 3.00 in Mountfield Village Hall with tea and cake for all.

CLEANER NEEDED: The Village Hall committee are seeking a self-employed cleaner with previous experience to take over duties of 2.5 hours per week. If you are interested please contact Chris Holden on 01580 389053 for further details.

CONTACT: If you have anything for the Village Voice, we can be contacted on 880614 or via We always welcome contributions and feedback.

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