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Hamstead Marshall
White Hart latest

Following WBC’s refusal of the second planning application to turn the White Hart into housing, the owner has gone to appeal.

The Save-the-White-Hart campaign believes that the hearing will take place in the new year.
Christmas carol singing 2017

This year it’s Chapel Corner’s turn.
Meet there at 7pm Wednesday 20th December.

Refreshments afterwards.

Bring torches.

This year raising money for Dorothy Aromando's Art Fund (research into mesothelioma).

Details from Sarah Ward 01488 658817.
Christmas Market

at Elm Farm, 10am - 2.30pm Saturday 9th December.

Local foods, crafts and Christmas gifts, refreshments, handmade cakes & savouries.

Details on the market’s Facebook page or from Lanie Allen on 01488 658168.
Garden Society Christmas Meeting

7.30pm Wednesday 6th December in the village hall.

A talk by Louise Peters on winter colour in the garden and a demonstration of decorations for the Christmas table.

Mulled wine & mince pies.
Membership renewals for next year.

Details from Penelope Lake.
The December issue of the Hamstead Hornet is now online.
St Mary’s Church has its own website detailing services, contacts and events.
Circle of Friends

Informal women’s group meeting in the village hall on the first Thursday evening of each month for a speaker or demo, and chat.

Contact Sue Watts for details.
Ladies Who Brunch

at the Halfway, from 10.30am,
second Thursday of each month, tickets £16, booking essential.

Contact Lanie on 01488 658168.
Parish plan update

Hamstead Marshall’s parish plan of 2007 is being revised. If you have an idea for inclusion or would like to help, please contact one of the team:

Jane Arnold-Round 01635 36370
Anne Budd 01488 657022
Hallam Goad 07597 127801
Nick Wallis 07747 792549
Sue Watts 01488 658932