Andrew Ratcliffe, Whatlington

Can I please just remind everyone that The Good Companions next meeting is this Wednesday, April 17th .This will be an “open” meeting where we invite anyone who would like to join us for the afternoon to attend; you will be made most welcome.

Roger Fisher, the chairman of Whatlington Parish Council, has kindly offered to give a talk called “A Single Sentence.I wonder if you guess what this will be about?

IRoger has spoken to the group before so I know from experience that this will be a very interesting talk . Please therefore do join us at Whatlington Village Hall this Wednesday, beginning at 2pm; ample free car-parking. Light refreshments . Entrance only £1.00 which will go towards the hire of the hall. There will also be a raffle.

News from Alex at The Royal Oak: “Cometh all ye gentlefolk who enjoyeth a great night out! Join us at The Royal Oak for a medieval Dragon Burger Banquet to celebrate St George’s Day on April 23 from 7pm. Two course meal of fiery “dragon burgers” followed by a selection of regional English cheeses. Fancy dress optional, limited tickets just £10 per person, please contact us on 01424 870492.

“The next Irish Music night is on Friday 26th April, from 8.30pm. Come along to experience this unique Friday night of traditional Irish tunes played in a jamming style session by some of the best musicians in the area. Always a busy night, if you would like to book a table please call 01424 870492.

“The regular pub quiz continues every Thursday night from 8pm. A variety of questions at all levels ensures a great night out, and you surely can’t turn down the free lollipop?

“We now have a highly anticipated date for the next Psychic Night at The Royal Oak! Master Palmist Robin Lown and Psychic Medium Grant Colyer will be holding another of their excellent evenings in The Barn at The Royal Oak on Saturday 4th May from 7.30pm. Tickets are just £12 per person, or a discounted rate of £40 for 4four Previous Psychic Nights have always been a sell-out so if you are interested, please call us on 01424 870492 to reserve your place.”