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5th March 2015 - Tonight's The Night

Hornton WI will meet for its AGM and a Magazine Evening when it meets tonight, Thursday, today in the Methodist Chapel at 7.30pm. The competition will be Display Your Hobby.

In next month’s meeting - on Thursday, April 2 - Cath Heynes will be talking about Tai Chi.

5th March 2015 - Hot Dogs

Hornton School is restoring its wildlife garden and it needs your help - in return for sausage sarnies!

Many hands make light work, so a working party is getting together at 11am this Sunday March 8. If you couple spend a few hours, please come along.

The hard work won’t go unrewarded – there really will be sausage sandwiches in return for digging and cutting. All you have to do is contact Becca Demczak at the school on 01295 670335 or email her at b dot demczak (at) hornton dot oxon dot sch dot uk

5th March 2015 - Flit Along

The 3Hs Gardening Club will hear all about Butterflies and Moths from David Brown when it meets on Tuesday, March 10, at 7.30pm in the pavilion.

Next month’s meeting will feature a talk by Howard Drury – same time, same place – on Tuesday, April 14.

5th March 2015 - Superfast?

Anyone who’s noticed that Hornton has a shiny new telephone cabinet next to the phone box might think that we’re about the get our long-awaited superfast broadband which was due at the end of last year.

Not so fast. BT have simply replaced the shell of the old cabinet – which connects most of the telephones in the village with the network, with a new one. Then another cabinet will have to be installed next to this.

BT reckon that it could be June before most of us get faster broadband and work is still going on to see how subscribers living at Hornton Grounds and along Quarry Road can connect.

5th March 2015 - Nosey Parker

There will be a special coffee morning for Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day a week tomorrow – March 12 – in the Methodist Chapel from 10.30am-12noon.

5th March 2015 - On Form

The Dun Cow continued its improved run of form by beating GMLI 5-2 at home. The win puts the Hornton cribbers up to sixth in the Harbury and District Crib League with 16 points.

5th March 2015 - Worms-A-Wiggle

Bookworms will want to make their way to the village green next Wednesday, March 11, from 10.40am-11.20am when the mobile library from Oxfordshire County Council will be there.

5th March 2015 - Pennies For Heaven

Did you know that Hornton's two churches can pick up lots of lovely lolly from the taxman if you give them a nudge in the right direction?

If you sign a covenant, promising to give so much – however small – per year, you can Gift Aid the money and the taxman puts an extra amount on top equivalent to the basic rate of income tax.

All you have to so is sign a form and get your bank to pay a standing order. Julie Stanley on 01295 670507 has got the forms for the Methodist church and Andrew Overton on 01295 678920 has got the parish church forms. Simple!

5th March 2015 - Church Services

Tomorrow, Friday, there will be a special service to celebrate women’s World Day of Prayer in Ratley Church at 7pm.

Holy Eucharist will be celebrated in the Parish Church of St John the Baptist this Sunday, Mar 8, at 11am. As this is a United Service, there will be no separate service in the Methodist Church.

Don’t forget that you can pop in for coffee, cake and a chat in the Methodist Church every Friday morning from 10.30am to 12.30pm. There is a book, DVD and video swap - and, of course, lots of good gossip! And Thursday Club meets every week after school until 4.30pm in the Methodist Church School Room. All children are welcome.

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