Westfield

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning: This annual event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support is this morning at the New Inn, courtesy of Patrick and The Hub, from 10am-12 noon. Lovely cakes on offer! Please support this worthwhile cause.

Poppy Making Workshop: Westfield Parish Council have organised a poppy making workshop tomorrow, Saturday 29 September, from 2-4pm at the Bowls Club. The poppies will form a display along the main road at Churchfield in November to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War 1. There will be something for all ages and abilities, and free refreshments. Some materials will be provided, but donations of wool, plastic bottles, paint etc. gratefully received. Please let the Parish Clerk Kate know if are able to bring materials so she has some idea of what else is needed. If you already have made poppies you can drop them off, or email Kate at westfieldcouncil@gmail.com or ring 756973 to arrange collection. The deadline for poppy donations is Sunday 21 October.

Barn Dance: Back by popular request! Tickets are on sale next week at Archers Butchers and The New Inn for the Harvest Barn Dance on Saturday 6 October. Tickets are £7.50 for adults, under 16 £5, including a harvest ploughman’s supper. The action starts at 7.30pm in the Church Hall, and proceeds will be going to Friends of Fia. ‘Wear comfortable shoes and a smile!’

Tea Party for Senior Residents: The WCA tea party for senior residents of the village will take place Saturday 13 October in the Community Hall from 3 - 5pm. Enjoy entertainment and a delicious tea. For your free ticket please contact Rosemary 754080.

The Westfield Village website: www.westfieldvillage.co.uk has all sorts of information about village organisations, events, news and views, Westfield Community Association and the Parish Council. Please use the website Contact page to email contributions for this column.