Page 4 - Ickford Informer Newsletter Summer Issue June 2021
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          Ickford Village

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                  great Village get-together?                                          that we can finally welcome you back
                                                                                     Ito the hall now that the restrictions are
          Welcome to those of you who have moved here recently and                    being eased (and hopefully not to be
           to those of you who have made Ickford a great place to be.                 enforced again), so please get in touch if
                                                                                      you would like to book.
         Don’t let the lock-downs and separations from friends and family spoil 2021.
         We’re starting the afternoon with a classic car parade                       The Village Hall AGM took place on 26  May
                                                                                      and the committee re-elected is as follows:
         Car owners - meet at 1:30 at Peacehaven Farm car park at the top of Worminghall
         Road, with thanks to Ivan Dutton. We will see the parade around the village, ending   Chair    Liv Croucher
         on the Play Area.                                                              Treasurer   Maria Goodman
         Bring your dancing shoes and join in with Caron and her fi tness demo. Come and   Secretary   Karen Hall
         see the Wheatley Birds of Prey, bounce on the bouncy castle and ride the children’s   There is always room for additional
         roundabout. Have a go at zorbing. Afterwards refresh yourself at the coff ee and cake
         stall, the ice ceam van,  the slush puppy van or the beer tent. Get your sugar level up with   members of the committee or for people to
         the candy fl oss stall or the Fudge-a-licious stall. Afterwards shop at the table top stalls.  help out at events, so please get in touch
                                                                                      if you’d like to get involved – we rely on
         THE NATIONAL LOTTERY has sent us money for prizes for our competitions.
                                                                                      volunteers to keep the hall running and it’s a
         If you can contribute to the village day we would be really pleased to hear from you.   great way to get more involved in the village.
         We have other events planned but as yet not confi rmed. Above all we hope for a
         sunny day and no set backs due to Covid-19.                                  Tennis court memberships were due from
                                                                                      1  June, so please ensure you pay your
                                                    And now for the dog show!
                                                    And no w f or t he do g sho w !   subscription to continue to use the court,
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                                                    All dogs on a lead please!!!! !   the price of which is frozen for a further
                                                    All dog
                                                                                      year and is as follows:
         Baking – 3 sections:                  Have you got your costume ready?         Family      £75
         •  6 themed cupcakes                  These are the catagories:
            (e.g. butterfl ies, animals, spooks)  •  Smartest dog and owner              Couple      £60
         •  A rainbow cake                     •                                        Single      £35
         •  A show stopper cake of village life.  Best partnership (are you and       We also welcome new members to the
                                                  your dog footy fans?)
         Flower Arranging:                     •  Best doggy fancy dress              courts, so please contact me or one of
         •  An arrangement of fl owers from your   •  Prettiest bitch                  the committee if you’d like to join.
            garden or permitted wild fl owers or                                       The committee has started to focus on
            greenery                           •  Most handsome dog                   doing some maintenance work on the
         •  An animal or picture made of fl owers.  •  Cutest puppy (under 12 months)  outside area of the hall to tidy and improve
         Produce:                              •  Loveliest veteran                   it to encourage the use of the hall during the
         •  A vegetable grown in a decorated   •  Junior handler                      summer months.  This will also include new
            fl ower pot                         •  Dog the judge would most like to    seating for the patio area which has just
         •  The biggest and best strawberry,      take home                           arrived, and we hope you’ll enjoy using it.
            tomato etc.                        •  Obedience – can your dog resist
              (you can cheat and buy one)         sausages and bouncy balls?          The committee looks forward to seeing
                                                                                      everyone again when we can safely run some
         If you would like a stall to promote a village organisation to raise funds or awareness,   events (hopefully later this year – watch this
         or just to sell all that stuff  you no longer need – get in touch with us.    space!), and will also have a stall at The Village
         If you can help us in anyway, with gazebos or just some time on the morning of the   Show on 3  July so please come and say
         show please get in touch. We need people to help us set things up and get our   hello and have a go at our competition.   v
         exhibitors in the right place.   v
                                                                                      Liv Croucher
         Contact us at:
         Ruth and Jenny
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